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By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 0345524918

ISBN-13: 9780345524911

IN those vacation MYSTERIES SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, CHRISTMAS COMES WITH A aiding OF MAGIC AND MURDER.
 
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
 
Three days ahead of Christmas, in London’s East finish, thirteen-year-old Gracie Phipps encounters eight-year-old Minnie Maude Mudway, freezing and by myself. simply the day earlier than, an individual murdered Minnie Maude’s Uncle Alf and made off along with his rag-and-bones cart—as good as with Charlie, the cherished donkey who pulled it. Now, Grace and Minnie Maude trigger to rescue Charlie. however the direction that Uncle Alf had taken to his demise was once now not his typical direction, and in his cart, the youngsters are advised, used to be a blinding golden casket which may rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
 
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
 
Ten days sooner than Christmas, James Wentworth feels no longer pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a international of gear and wild ardour. Wentworth’s basically wish, he believes, is his previous pal Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to go looking for the wayward younger guy with assistance from new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum surgeon. As this unusual trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a challenge whose final result they can not start to wager.

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