Audie Award Finalist, Solo Narration Female, 2013
She may be 35th in line for the throne, but Lady Georgiana Rannoch cannot wait to ring in the new year before a Christmas killer wrings another neck
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me well, actually, my true love, Darcy O Mara, is spending a feliz navidad tramping around South America. Meanwhile, Mummy is holed up in a tiny village called Tiddleton-under-Lovey with that droll Noel Coward And I m snowed in at Castle Rannoch with my bumbling brother, Binky, and sourpuss sister-in-law, Fig. So it's a miracle when I contrive to land a position as hostess to a posh holiday party in Tiddleton. The village is like something out of A Christmas Carol But no sooner have I arrived than a neighborhood nuisance, a fellow named Freddie falls out of a tree, dead . Dickensian, indeed.
Freddie's merely a stocking stuffer. On my second day in town, another so-called accident turns up another mincemeat pie and yet another on my third. The village is buzzing that a recent prison break could have something to do with it that, or a long-standing witch's curse. I m not so sure. But after Darcy shows up beneath the mistletoe, anything could be possible in this wicked wonderland.
About the Author
Rhys Bowen has been nominated for every major award in mystery writing, including the Edgar(r), and has won seven including both the Agatha and Anthony Awards. She is also the author of the Molly Murphy Mysteries, set in turn-of-the-century New York, and the Constable Evans Mysteries set in Wales. She was born in England and lives in Northern California. Visit her website at www.rhysbowen.com.
Katherine Kellgren has recorded over two hundred audiobooks and is a multiple Audie Award winner. She has earned numerous "AudioFile" Earphones Awards and "Publishers Weekly" Listen-Up Awards, and has been named a Voice of Choice by "Booklist".