By Anne Perry
IN those vacation MYSTERIES SET IN VICTORIAN LONDON, CHRISTMAS COMES WITH A assisting OF MAGIC AND MURDER.
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
Three days prior to 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, somebody 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 course that Uncle Alf had taken to his dying used to be now not his usual direction, and in his cart, the youngsters are informed, was once a blinding golden casket that may rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
Ten days prior to Christmas, James Wentworth feels now not pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a global of gear and wild ardour. Wentworth’s purely wish, he believes, is his outdated buddy Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to look for the wayward younger guy with assistance from new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum health care provider. As this unusual trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a project whose consequence they can't start to wager.
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