From USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton a light, charming holiday mystery novella, complete with lots of special Southwestern Christmas traditions. Bonus: two of the recipes featured in the story.
It's a New Mexico Christmas. The lights are strung, the luminarias are set along the sidewalks. Treats are abundant and Charlie Parker is getting ready for her mother-in-law's holiday visit. But there is trouble in the neighborhood and when death shows up--right next door--Charlie's bright, festive plans suddenly take a turn for the dark. Get in the spirit with this holiday novella.
"A Charlie Parker mystery is always a good read." --Southwest Book Views
"Connie Shelton does a fantastic job of interweaving various New Mexico locales and cultures into the plot so that the state feels like the land of enchantment." Harriet Klausner, online reviewer
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Connie Shelton grew up with fond memories of New Mexico Christmas traditions. When she was asked by her editor to write this novella-length Charlie Parker story, she found a way to weave those traditions (and a few fictional ones) into a new whodunit mystery. She and her husband live in northern New Mexico with their two dogs.