A Christmas Hope: a novel

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Anne Perry's "vastly entertaining" ( The Star-Ledger ) holiday novels are "as delicious as mince pie and plum pudding" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ). A Christmas Hope is just as delectable--the gripping story of an unforgettable battle between goodness and evil in Victorian London--and a lonely woman's search for meaning in her life. Although she lacks for nothing, Claudine Burroughs dreads the holiday season for forcing her to face how empty her life has become. She no longer expects closeness with her coldly ambitious husband, and she has nothing in common with their circle of wealthy, status-minded friends. The only time she is remotely happy is when she volunteers at a woman's clinic--a job her husband strongly disapproves of. Then, at a glittering yuletide gala, she meets the charming poet Dai Tregarron and finds her spirits lifted. But scarcely an hour later, the charismatic Dai is enmeshed in a nightmare--accused of killing a young streetwalker who had been smuggled into the party. Even though she suspects that an upper-class clique is quickly closing ranks to protect the real killer, Claudine vows to do her utmost for Dai. But it seems that hypocritical London society would rather send an innocent poet to the gallows than expose the shocking truth about one of their own. Nevertheless, it's the season of miracles and Claudine finally sees a glimmer of hope--not only for Dai but for a young woman she befriends who is teetering on the brink of a lifetime of unhappiness. Anne Perry's heartwarming new holiday novel is a celebration of courage, faith, and love for all seasons. PRAISE FOR THE CHRISTMAS NOVELS OF ANNE PERRY "Perry's Victorian-era holiday mysteries . . . are for many an annual treat."-- The Wall Street Journal A Christmas Garland "In Anne Perry's gifted hands, the puzzle plays out brilliantly."--Greensboro News & Record A Christmas Homecoming "Could have been devised by Agatha Christie . . . [Perry is] a modern master." --Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A Christmas Odyssey "[Perry] writes with detail that invades the senses." --Lincoln Journal Star A Christmas Promise "Poignant . . . should be on the Christmas stocking list of anyone who likes a sniffle of nostalgia." --The Washington Times A Christmas Grace "[A] heartwarming, if crime-tinged, complement to the holiday season."-- Booklist
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9780345545541
9781482952964
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series Christmas mysteries
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Christmas stories, Christmas stories, English, Detective and mystery stories, English, Historical fiction, English, Large type books, London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950 -- Fiction, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
title_display A Christmas Hope : a novel
title_full A Christmas Hope : a novel / Anne Perry, A Christmas Hope Christmas Story Series, Book 11, A Christmas hope [sound recording] : a novel / Anne Perry, A Christmas hope [text (large print)] / Anne Perry
title_short A Christmas Hope :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Christmas stories, Christmas stories, English, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, English, History, Investigation, Large type books, Murder, Mystery