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A Christmas Guest

A Christmas Guest
A Christmas Guest

When vinegar-tongued Grandmama Ellison is obliged to spend Christmas away from home in the wind-swept Romney Marshes, with Charlotte Pitt’s parents, Joshua and Caroline Fielding, her mood becomes even more sour. The arrival of Joshua’s cousin Maude does not bring out the best in Grandmama Ellison, but when Maude is found dead, she turns detective and learns something unexpected about herself...

  • "The characterisation is superb. The period feel is excellent… a real page-turner." Historical Novels Review,