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By Anne Perry

IN those vacation MYSTERIES SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, CHRISTMAS COMES WITH A supporting OF MAGIC AND MURDER.
 
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
 
Three days earlier than Christmas, in London’s East finish, thirteen-year-old Gracie Phipps encounters eight-year-old Minnie Maude Mudway, freezing and on my own. merely the day ahead of, anyone murdered Minnie Maude’s Uncle Alf and made off together 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 direction that Uncle Alf had taken to his dying was once no longer his average course, and in his cart, the kids are advised, was once a stunning golden casket which may rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
 
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
 
Ten days prior to Christmas, James Wentworth feels no longer pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a global of substances and wild ardour. Wentworth’s basically desire, he believes, is his outdated good friend Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to go looking for the wayward younger guy with the aid of new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum general practitioner. As this ordinary trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a venture whose consequence they can't start to wager.

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Evans settled himself comfortably on the back seat, and grinned happily. "Nothin', really. " James Roderick Evans appeared to ponder the Governor's words deeply. -P'r'aps I won't," he said. As the prison van turned right from Chipping Norton on to the Oxford road, the hitherto silent prison officer unlocked the handcuffs and leaned forward towards the driver. "For Christ's sake get a move on! " asked the driver, in a broad Scots accent. " suggested Evans. m. on a rain-soaked evening in early February 1990, that Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police leaned over and opened the Jaguar's near-side door.

Well, I'll tell you something, Jackson. Your skull's empty. " It was Jackson who had spent two hours in Evans's cell the previous evening; and it was Jackson who had confidently reported that there was nothing hidden away there nothing at all. And yet Evans had somehow managed to conceal not only a false beard, a pair of spectacles, a dog collar and all the rest of his clerical paraphernalia, but also some sort of weapon with which he'd given McLeery such a terrible blow across the head. Aurrgh!

Not very well. " Evans settled himself comfortably on the back seat, and grinned happily. "Nothin', really. " James Roderick Evans appeared to ponder the Governor's words deeply. -P'r'aps I won't," he said. As the prison van turned right from Chipping Norton on to the Oxford road, the hitherto silent prison officer unlocked the handcuffs and leaned forward towards the driver. "For Christ's sake get a move on! " asked the driver, in a broad Scots accent. " suggested Evans. m. on a rain-soaked evening in early February 1990, that Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police leaned over and opened the Jaguar's near-side door.

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