By Anne Perry
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
Three days ahead of Christmas, in London’s East finish, thirteen-year-old Gracie Phipps encounters eight-year-old Minnie Maude Mudway, freezing and on my own. basically the day ahead of, an individual murdered Minnie Maude’s Uncle Alf and made off along with his rag-and-bones cart—as good as with Charlie, the loved donkey who pulled it. Now, Grace and Minnie Maude trigger to rescue Charlie. however the course that Uncle Alf had taken to his loss of life used to be no longer his typical course, and in his cart, the youngsters are informed, used to be a stunning golden casket which can rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
Ten days sooner than Christmas, James Wentworth feels no longer pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a international of substances and wild ardour. Wentworth’s purely wish, he believes, is his previous good friend Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to go looking for the wayward younger guy with assistance from new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum health care provider. As this peculiar trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a challenge whose end result they can not start to guess.
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