By Anne Perry
In A Christmas visitor, Mariah Ellison, higher often called the vinegar-tongued Grandmama from the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt sequence, makes a beautiful visual appeal in a bracing tale packed with devious satisfaction . . . and likely death.
For Grandmama Ellison, Christmas isn't any cause to have a good time. And while her daughter and son-in-law plan a Christmas holiday to Paris sans hers actually, the cantankerous Grandmama is pressured to stick elsewhere–and travels to the cold, windswept Romney Marshes to spend the vacation with Charlotte Pitt’s mom and dad, Caroline and Joshua Fielding.
Grandmama is instantly depressing. For starters, Christmas with the Fieldings is not anything just like the cultured existence to which she’s accustomed, and the Romney Marshes are unbearably provincial. whilst Joshua’s cousin Maude Barrington arrives, Grandmama is at her wit’s finish. even though Maude is easily traveled and pleasant, Grandmama thinks she’s flawed and weird. but if Maude is located useless in mattress, Grandmama senses foul play and takes it upon herself to imagine the function of novice detective–uncovering not just the reality approximately Maude Barrington yet a few startling truths approximately herself in addition.
Enlivened with daring characters and vibrant, witty writing, A Christmas visitor is another vacation novella with the appropriate mixture of poser and homicide combined with a beneficiant aiding of yule cheer.
From the Hardcover edition.
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