The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers

The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers

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Sixteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors!

Featuring short crime fiction by: Helene Tursten, Mick Herron, Martin Limón, Timothy Hallinan, Mette Ivie Harrison, Colin Cotterill, Ed Lin, Stuart Neville, Tod Goldberg, Henry Chang, James R. Benn,  Lene Kaaberbøl & Agnete Friis, Gary Corby, Cara Black, Stephanie Barron, and Peter Lovesey

This captivating collection of short mysteries and crime capers—which features New York Times bestselling authors, Crime Writers Association Gold and Diamond Dagger winners, and Edgar Award nominees—contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday noir, and heartwarming reminders of the spirit of the season.
Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger. Niccolo Machiavelli sets out to save an Italian city. Sherlock Holmes’s one-time nemesis Irene Adler finds herself in an unexpected tangle in Paris while on a routine espionage assignment. Jane Austen searches for the Dowager Duchess of Wilborough's stolen diamonds. And other adventures will whisk readers away to Christmases around the globe, from a Korean War POW camp to a Copenhagen refugee squat to a Thai street child’s quest for the perfect gift for her friend.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432845155
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Edition description: Large Print
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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For more than twenty years, Soho Crime has been publishing atmospheric crime fiction set all over the world. Some of our most popular series will whisk you away to France, China, England, Laos, Northern Ireland, Australia, Japan, Germany, South Africa, Italy, Denmark, and Palestine, to name but a few, and we hope that this list will only grow with time. Our books run the entire range of crime fiction—detective fiction, police procedurals, thrillers, espionage novels, revenge novels, stories of thieves, assassins, and underworld mob bosses—but you can count on an immersive adventure steeped in cultural and setting detail. Visit for a complete list of titles in the Soho Crime library.

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The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Silverlightlee More than 1 year ago
These are not "16 delightful tales". One or two were delightful, several were depressing and disturbing and one seemed to have nothing to do with the season or Santa. Very disappointing.