Moments after a high tea is interrupted by a fire in the servants' hall, art collector Daniel McCourt is found sprawled on the floor of his study under a bundle of mistletoe, his throat slit by the bloody sword lying next to his body. Could the killer be a disgruntled lover, sending a message by murdering McCourt under the mistletoe? Could it be one of his fellow collectors,...
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2019.||First edition.||Berkley Prime Crime, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC||274 pages ; 21 cm.||English|| |
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