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A Christmas beginning: a novel

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From New York Times bestselling author Perry comes a brand-new holiday mystery. Interweaving the original Christmas Story with her own holiday tale, Perry explores the meaning of Josephs secondary role compared to that of Mary and Jesus.
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Full title christmas beginning
Author perry anne
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Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
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display_description Whatever the season, a new novel by bestselling author Anne Perry is always a wonderful gift, but her holiday novels are particularly special treats, and A Christmas Beginning is a deeply felt story of passion and redemption.

Superintendent Runcorn of Scotland Yard is spending Christmas on the wild and beautiful island of Anglesey off the north coast of Wales. On one of his solitary strolls, the lonely bachelor stumbles upon a lifeless body in the village churchyard. The unfortunate victim is quickly identified as Olivia Costain, the local vicar's younger sister.

In life, Olivia had been a free spirit, full of charm and grace. For Runcorn, she is a haunting reminder of Melisande Ewart, the one woman he's never been able to forget. Everyone on Anglesey is quick to insist that only a stranger to the island could have committed the heinous crime. But the evidence proves otherwise, and the unpopular work of discovering who among Olivia's friends and neighbors--and numerous eligible suitors--is a ruthless killer falls to Runcorn. A plebian outsider in the drawing rooms of the snobbish local gentry, Runcorn never dreams that the key that will unlock the secrets of Olivia's life and death may also, miraculously, open the door to a new future for himself.

From the Hardcover edition.
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series Christmas mysteries
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subject_facet Anglesey (Wales) -- Fiction, Aristocracy (Social class) -- Fiction, Christmas stories, Christmas stories, English, Detective and mystery stories, English, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Large type books, Murder -- Fiction, Mystery fiction
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