Spend Christmas with this deadly duo of classic crime short stories, by number one Sunday Times bestseller Val McDermid
In this collection of two short stories, the peace of a picture-perfect Christmas in the Cotswolds is shattered by an unexpected turn of events, and DI Maggie Staniforth takes centre stage in a deadly tale of hardship at Christmas.
Containing all of the atmosphere and tension of Val McDermid’s masterful crime novels, Christmas is Murder is the perfect short read to settle down with this festive season.
* Includes the first chapter of Val McDermid’s latest Sunday Times bestselling novel, Broken Ground – out now* Praise for Queen of Crime, Val McDermid:
‘The queen of crime is still at the top of her game’ Independent ‘Beguiling . . . A compulsively readable tale’ Irish Times ‘No one cantell a storylike she can‘ Daily Express
This duo of short stories contains ‘A Traditional Christmas’ and ‘A Wife in a Million’.
Very smart and memorable . . . both stories are great reminders of a time when McDermid was sharpening her teeth on the crime fiction genre and the great writer she was to become . . . an excellent aperitif before the next McDermid novel