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A Christmas Beginning

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The fifth in Anne Perry's series of charming Christmas novellas. For Superintendent Runcorn, Christmas has rarely looked so bleak.... Lire la suite
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The fifth in Anne Perry's series of charming Christmas novellas. For Superintendent Runcorn, Christmas has rarely looked so bleak. Believing that a change of scenery may help him finally forget Melisande Ewart, Runcorn heads for the beautiful, desolate Isle of Anglesey. Any hopes of Christmas passing quietly are dashed, however, when he discovers Melisande is also in Anglesey and, moreover, that she is engaged to another man. Then the local vicar's sister is found murdered and Melisande's brother is implicated in the crime. Determined to assist Melisande in her time of need, Runcorn resolves to find the killer. Is it possible in doing so, that he will also win the heart of his one true love?

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Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.

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Runcorn, Monk's ex-boss and a bachelor, travels to Anglesey to stave off the loneliness of Christmas and the memories of Melisande, the woman he fell in love with in DARK ASSASSIN. But, he immediately meets Melisande's brother, John Barclay, and learns of Melisande's presence in Anglesey. Although a widow, Runcorn believes that Melisande is too far above him in society to win her heart and then fate intervenes. As Runcorn investigates a murder, he learns that life for an upper class woman is hard especially when you are considered unmarriageable. Will Runcorn solve the case, and win Melisande's heart?



Résumé
A bleak Christmas turns into a murder investigation for Superintendent Runcorn

Informations sur le produit

Titre: A Christmas Beginning
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Code EAN: 9780755334315
ISBN: 0755334310
Format: Poche format A
Producteur: Headline
Editeur: Headline Publishing Group
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 153
Poids: 88g
Taille: H178mm x B110mm x T11mm
Parution: 02.10.2008
Année: 2008

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