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A New York Christmas (Christmas Novella 12)

A New York Christmas (Christmas Novella 12)

Dark secrets that threaten the highest of New York society will lead Jemima Pitt into danger…

Thomas Pitt’s daughter Jemima, now a young woman, leads the cast of Anne Perry’s enthralling festive mystery A New York Christmas. Perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Sarah Perry.


‘Poignant… should be on the Christmas stocking list of anyone who likes a sniffle of nostalgia’ – Washington Times

New York, 1904, Jemima Pitt arrives in a city where new American money and old English aristocracy collide. She’s here to chaperone her friend, Delphinia, who has crossed the ocean to marry one of New York’s richest men, but Jemima discovers a secret that could destroy Phinnie’s future.

Drawn into the crisis, Jemima desperately wants to protect her friend. And she must use all her courage and wits to decide whom to trust, and how to thread her way through the snowy streets of this brash new city.

What readers are saying about A New York Christmas:

‘A must buy must read! A first class brilliant murder mystery

‘The descriptions of New York at Christmas were fantastic

Five stars
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 23rd October 2014

Price: £16.99

ISBN-13: 9781472219381

Reviews

In Anne Perry's gifted hands, the puzzle plays out brilliantly
Greensboro News & Record
Delightful... The perfect gift for a whodunit addict who likes to curl up with a good book after Christmas lunch
Oxford Times
Perry, as always, does an admirable job of pulling back the Christmas tree skirt and showing the darker underside tucked away behind the trappings of a Victorian holiday
The Washington Post
[A] heart-warming, if crime-tinged, complement to the holiday season
Booklist
Perry's gift is that she can evoke a sense of place and time while still producing the thrills and chills expected of a modern-day mystery writer
The Orlando Sentinel
[Perry] writes with detail that invades the senses
Lincoln Journal Star
A bite-sized mystery that could be fitted in after your Christmas lunch
Daily Telegraph
Perry's Victorian-era holiday mysteries... are for many an annual treat
The Wall Street Journal
Praise for Anne Perry: Poignant... should be on the Christmas stocking list of anyone who likes a sniffle of nostalgia
The Washington Times