By Anne Perry
Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small inn hoping that the island’s blue skies and delicate breezes will brighten his spirits. regrettably, there’s no vacation cheer to be came across between his fellow visitors, who contain a pompous novelist, a stuffy colonel, a dangerously ill-matched married couple, and an ill previous guy. the only captivating exception is orphaned youngster Candace Finbar, who takes Charles less than her wing and introduces him to the island’s attractiveness. however the tranquility of the vacation is speedily disrupted by way of a violent quarrel, a nasty gentleman’s stunning claims of being stalked, and the ominous stirrings of the neighborhood volcano. Then occasions take a good darker flip: A physique is located, and Charles speedy realizes that the killer has to be one of the team of guests.
alluring in its depiction of wild nature in all its remarkable strength, and of the human middle within the throes of transformation, A Christmas Escape presents readers with Anne Perry’s expertise for making the season brighter—and extra thrilling.
Praise for the Christmas novels of Anne Perry
“Perry’s Victorian-era vacation mysteries [are] an annual treat.”—The Wall highway Journal
A big apple Christmas
“A completely stress-free secret set opposed to the glorious old backdrop of 1904 long island urban at Christmastime.”—Library Journal (starred review)
A Christmas Hope
“Very a lot urged . . . an excellent story.”—Historical Novel Review
A Christmas Garland
“In Anne Perry’s talented arms, the puzzle performs out brilliantly.”—Greensboro News & Record
A Christmas Homecoming
“Could were devised by means of Agatha Christie . . . [Perry is] a contemporary master.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A Christmas Odyssey
“[Perry] writes with aspect that invades the senses.”—Lincoln magazine Star
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