A Christmas Homecoming (Christmas Mystery Series #9)

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A Christmas Homecoming (Christmas Mystery Series #9) by Anne Perry
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Publication Date: 
October 2011
Holiday/Season/Special Event: 
Christmas

A Victorian tale of murder and intrigue taking place on a snowy Christmas in 1897 ...

During a bitter snowstorm, a mysterious stranger decends onthe Netheridges' country home in Whitby, where a group of renowned actors have gathered to prepare a Boxing Day production of Dracula. Amidst an atmosphere of competing theatrical egos and artistic disagreements, the unknown Mr Ballin is brutally murdered.

Determined to uncover the truth, but without help from the police who cannot reach the house through the show, Caroline Fielding begins to investigate the circumstances surrounding the puzzling affair. Who was the victim? Was his appearance at the house as innocent and as circumstantial as he professed? And, whichof the guests knows more than they are letting on?