Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library



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The big book of Christmas mysteries / edited and with an introduction by Otto Penzler.

Penzler, Otto, (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780345802989 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0345802985 (trade pbk.)
  • Description: xii, 654 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, a division of Random House LLC,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Mystery MYSTERY/ Big (Text to phone) Available -
Reading Adult Bestseller BESTSELLER DISPLAY (Text to phone) Lost 11/20/2013
Wakefield Adult NEW Fiction (Front Lobby) Short Story Collection Big (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Contents Note: The adventure of the Christmas pudding / Agatha Christie -- Gold, Frankincense and murder / Catherine Aird -- Boxing unclever / Robert Barnard -- The proof of the pudding / Peter Lovesey -- The adventure of the Dauphin's doll / Ellery Queen -- Morse's greatest mystery / Colin Dexter -- More than flesh and blood / Susan Moody -- The butler's Christmas eve / Mary Roberts Rinehart -- The trinity cat / Ellis Peters -- The burglar and the whatsit / Donald E. Westlake -- Dancing Dan's Christmas / Damon Runyon -- A visit from St. Nicholas / Ron Goulart -- The thieves who couldn't help sneezing / Thomas Hardy -- Rumpole and the spirit of Christmas / John Mortimer -- A reversible Santa Clause / Meredith Nicholson -- A scandal in winter / Gillian Linscott -- The Christmas client / Edward D. Hoch -- The secret in the pudding bag & Herlock Sholmes's Christmas case / Peter Todd -- Christmas Eve / S.C. Roberts -- The adventure of the blue carbuncle / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Dead on Christmas street / John D. MacDonald -- Crime's Christmas carol / Norvell Page -- Serenade to a killer / Joseph Commings / The haunted crescent / Peter Lovesey -- A Christmas in camp / Edmund Cox -- The Christmas Bogey / Pat Frank -- The killer Christian / Andrew Klavan -- The ghost's touch / Fergus Hume -- A wreath for Marley / Max Allan Collins.
Summary: "Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler collects sixty of his all-time favorite holiday crime stories--many of which are difficult or nearly impossible to find anywhere else"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories.
Genre: Christmas stories.
Detective and mystery stories.
Mystery fiction.