'No one can plot or tell a story like she can' Daily Express
A collection of atmospheric short stories from the international bestseller Val McDermid. The perfect festive gift for any book lover, featuring classic tales alongside exclusive, never-before-seen material
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Val McDermid is a master of the dark and sinister story, and these powers are in full force in Christmas is Murder, a festive collection of chilling tales.
From an irresponsible baron whose body is discovered beneath a silver birch tree, to a classic detective duo solving a historic case as the lights go out across Europe, and an exclusive Tony Hill and Carol Jordan story, the characters McDermid conjures are enigmatic and dangerous.
These evocative, atmospheric tales will shock and delight. This is the perfect book to curl up with as the frosty winter draws in and each night gets darker than the last, written by one of our greatest living crime writers.
Praise for the Queen of Crime Val McDermid:
'Brilliant . . . Sensational . . . Unforgettable' Guardian
'Compulsively readable' Irish Times
'One of today's most accomplished crime writers' Literary Review
'As good a psychological thriller as it is possible to get' Sunday Express
'It grabs the reader by the throat and never lets go' Daily Mail
a great collection of short stories. all with a horrible little twist. just right for this time of year.