MystereBooks is pleased to feature Christmas is Murder by C. S. Challinor as today's Amazon Kindle Daily Deal. The deal price of $1.99 is valid only for today, Saturday, December 10, 2011.
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Christmas is Murder by C. S. Challinor
A Rex Graves Mystery
Scottish barrister Reginald "Rex" Graves is introduced in this series debut. In our review, we said that the book is "an engaging whodunit populated with an interesting and imaginative mix of characters and a very appealing and charming sleuth."
About Christmas is Murder (from the publisher): Christmas in the English countryside — what could be more charming? Not even a blizzard can keep Rex Graves away from Swanmere Manor, a historic hotel in East Sussex. But instead of Christmas cheer, the red-haired Scottish barrister finds a dead guest. Was it a stroke that killed old Mr. Lawry? Or an almond tart laced with poison?
When more guests die, all hopes for a jolly holiday are dashed. Worst of all, the remote mansion is buried under beastly snow. No one can leave. Confined with a killer, no one can enjoy their tea without suspicion and scrutiny. Rex takes it upon himself to solve the mystery, but the most intriguing evidence — a burnt biography of President George W. Bush — offers few clues. Could the killer be the sherry-swilling handyman? The gay antiques dealer with a biting wit? The quarreling newlyweds? Surely, it's not Helen D'arcy, the lovely lass Rex seems to be falling for ...
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