By Anne Perry
Anne Perry - A Christmas Secret
Christmas tale sequence, publication 4
Just in time for the vacations, Anne Perry offers her fanatics a wonderful present: a brand new yule yarn packed with mild social gathering and darkish mischief.
Dominic Corde is extremely joyful to "fill the robe" as replacement vicar within the village of Cottisham, whereas the Reverend Wynter is away on a three-week Christmas vacation. completely happy to flee his dreary London flat and a less-than-satisfying activity as church curate, Dominic and his cherished spouse, Clarice, trigger for what they desire might be a stunning wintry weather getaway.
Upon arrival, in the middle of a frigid, awfully snowy season, Dominic and Clarice are welcomed by means of hot, hospitable buddies and enchanted by means of the comfy, inviting vicarage. every little thing turns out nearly too excellent. Dominic's in basic terms situation is how he'll be obtained by means of the congregation, who carry the Reverend Wynter in such excessive regard. yet as Clarice quickly discovers, she and Dominic have even more dire concerns to fret approximately. It seems that the Reverend Wynter isn't on vacation at all--and that whatever very sinister has transpired.
As a snow fall leaves Cottisham treacherously snowbound and the remoted village swirls with unsavory secrets and techniques, Dominic and Clarice all at once locate themselves in lethal threat.
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A Christmas Secret (Christmas Story, Book 4) by Anne Perry