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The Greatest Christmas Murder Mysteries & Thrillers - The Blue Carbuncle The Silver Hatchet A Christmas Tragedy The Abbot's Ghost Told After Supper… - cover

The Greatest Christmas Murder Mysteries & Thrillers - The Blue Carbuncle The Silver Hatchet A Christmas Tragedy The Abbot's Ghost Told After Supper…

Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Wilkie Collins, O. Henry, George MacDonald, Saki Saki, Robert Louis Stevenson, Grant Allen, John Kendrick Bangs, Robert Barr, Florence Marryat, Edgar Wallace, G. K. Chesterton, J.M. Barrie, E.F. Benson, Jerome K. Jerome, M.R. James, Algernon Blackwood, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sabine Baring-Gould, R. Austin Freeman, Fred M. White, Frank R. Stockton, Fergus Hume, James Bowker, Thomas Hardy, Catherine Crowe, Katherine Rickford, Arthur Cheney Train, William Douglas O'Connor, Leonard Kip, Lucie E. Jackson, Emmuska Orczy, Louisa M. Alcott, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Publisher: Good Press

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The Greatest Christmas Murder Mysteries & Thrillers anthology presents an unparalleled collection that spans a remarkable variety of literary styles and themes, rooted deep within the heart of the mysterious and macabre surrounding the festive season. This anthology intricately weaves together strands of intrigue, suspense, and holiday spirit through a tapestry of narratives that range from the ghostly to the downright unsettling, showcasing the diversity and complexity of the genre. Among this exquisite collection, standout pieces showcase the depth and breadth of craftsmanship, including gothic tales, detective fiction, and psychological thrillers, illuminating the darker undertones of what is traditionally considered a time of joy and celebration. The contributing authors and editors of this anthology are revered luminaries and pioneers in their respective fields, drawing from a rich palette of historical, cultural, and literary movements. This collection not only underscores the cherished traditions of Christmas but also provides a unique lens through which the evolution of murder mysteries and thrillers can be examined. The varied backgrounds of the authors, including some of the most celebrated names like Dickens, Doyle, and Stevenson, contribute a fascinatingly broad spectrum of perspectives, enriching the anthologys exploration of its theme and inviting a deeper understanding of the nuanced interplay between festivity and mystery. This anthology represents an extraordinary opportunity for readers to immerse themselves in a multiplicity of styles, themes, and perspectives unified by the singular backdrop of the Christmas season. It beckons literary enthusiasts and casual readers alike to delve into its pages for both the sheer thrill of entertainment and the pursuit of a deeper, scholarly appreciation of the murder mystery genre across different eras. The Greatest Christmas Murder Mysteries & Thrillers is an essential addition to any collection, promising not only to enlighten but also to spark lively debate and dialogue among its readers about the fascinating intersection of holiday cheer and the thrilling allure of the unsolved mystery.
Available since: 12/13/2023.
Print length: 1272 pages.

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