Published: New York : Vanguard Press, 2010 Edition: 1st Vanguard Press ed Description: x, 245 p. ; 25 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9781593156176, 1593156170, Language: English
Features over fifteen mystery short stories set during Christmas, with some of the action taking place at the editor's real-life Mysterious Bookshop in New York City
Give till it hurts / Schemes and variations / The theft of the rusty bookmark / Murder for dummies / As dark as Christmas gets / The holiday fairy / I saw Mommy killing Santa Claus / The grift of the Magi / My object all sublime / Christmas spirit / The lesson of the season / Yule be sorry / The long winter's nap / Cold reading / The killer Christian / The 74th tale / What's in a name? /
Donald E. Westlake -- George Baxt -- Edward D. Hoch -- Ron Goulart -- Lawrence Block -- Jeremiah Healy -- Ed McBain -- S. J. Rozan -- Anne Perry -- Michael Malone -- Thomas H. Cook -- Lisa Michelle Atkinson -- Rupert Holmes -- Charles Ardai -- Andrew Klavan -- Jonathan Santlofer -- Mary Higgins Clark
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