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  • Location: England

Crimson Snow

Crimson Snow

Why a Booktrail?

It is the season of goodwill if there’s murder on your mind?

  • ISBN: 978-0712356657
  • Genre: British Library Crime Classics, Cosy crime, Mystery, Short Stories

What you need to know before your trail

Crimson Snow brings together a dozen vintage crime stories set in winter. Welcome to a world of Father Christmases behaving oddly, a famous fictional detective in a Yuletide drama, mysterious tracks in the snow—-, and some very unpleasant carol singers. The mysterious events chronicled by a distinguished array of contributors in this volume frequently take place at Christmas. There’s no denying that the supposed season of goodwill is a time of year that lends itself to detective fiction.

On a cold night, it’s tempting to curl up by the fireside with a good mystery. And more than that, claustrophobic house parties, when people may be cooped up with long-estranged relatives, can provide plenty of motives for murder.

Travel Guide


The Ghosts Touch takes us to an old house in Hants – Ringshaw Grange where a terrible Christmas takes place. The man who describes this Christmas as his worst, has returned from lands abroad in war. So, you know it’s bad!. When ghostly visions start to appear…things get spooky!

Mr Cork’s Secret by Macdonald Hastings – A  murder and a mystery at a top London hotel.
Deep and Crisp and Even by Michael Gilbert – carol-singing, awful winter weather and illnesses you only seem to get at the festival season.
These tales are firmly set in England and so the map pin points a few manor houses and hotels you might want to visit!

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  Crimson Snow

Destination: England  Author/Guide: Martin Edwards  Departure Time:Various

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