By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 0553393596

ISBN-13: 9780553393590

’Tis the season for a couple of Christmas novels that upload a touch of homicide to the yule spirit.
“Perry’s Victorian-era vacation mysteries [are] an annual treat.”The Wall highway Journal
“Could were devised by way of Agatha Christie . . . [Anne Perry is] a contemporary master.”—Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Charlotte Pitt’s mom, Caroline, is spending the vacation along with her younger husband, Joshua Fielding, in Whitby, the fishing village the place Dracula first touches English soil in Bram Stoker’s sensational novel. Joshua has prepared to provide a degree version of Dracula, written by means of the daughter of millionaire Charles Netheridge, yet tempers flare after a disastrous first read-through of the script. As wind and snow swirl round Netheridge’s lonely hilltop mansion, a black-cloaked stranger emerges from the typhoon. whilst, a brooding evil makes itself felt, and rather than theatrical triumph, there's murder—shocking and terrifying.
“In Anne Perry’s proficient palms, the puzzle performs out brilliantly.”—Greensboro News & Record
The yr is 1857, quickly after the violent Siege of Cawnpore, and India is in the course of uprising. within the British garrison, a defend is killed, a prisoner escapes, and a luckless clinical orderly named John Tallis is arrested as an companion just because he used to be the single soldier unaccounted for whilst the crimes have been devoted. although selected to shield Tallis, younger Lieutenant Victor Narraway isn't really inspired to aim very challenging. His superiors purely need a exhibit trial. yet encouraged by means of an easy Christmas garland, and his personal obdurate religion in justice, Narraway is set to determine the reality, regardless of the appalling odds. In an alien global haunted via bloodbath, he's the accused man’s merely hope.

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