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A Christmas Secret

A Christmas Secret
A Christmas Secret

Dominic Corde is thrilled to ‘fill the robe’ as substitute vicar in the village of Cottisham while the Rev. Wynter is away on leave. Dominic and his new wife Clarice arrive during an exceptionally frigid and snowy season. The welcoming and cosy vicarage and the hospitable neighbours seem all too perfect, until they find that the Rev. Wynter has not gone on holiday at all...

  • "The resolution is not particularly complicated, but Perry does a nice job of weaving in themes of forgiveness and redemption without being heavy-handed." Publishers Weekly,
  • "Short but highly enjoyable, with Perry’s finely drawn period descriptions providing an engrossing backdrop." Good Book Guide,