On the heels of the success of A Christmas Journey comes this festive mystery. The joyful tranquility of a snowbound estate in the Lake District of England is overturned in a moment by a shocking murder. Renowned mathematician and inventor Henry Rathbone-long known to readers of Perry's bestselling Victorian series featuring William Monk-must put his analytical and creative capacities to the test as he assumes the role of an amateur investigator. In this delightful Christmas tale, he rescues the holiday with a grace that would impress William Monk himself.
by Anne Perry
"Take a carriage ride with Henry Rathbone back to the place of his youth, where the tragic death of Judah Dreghorn, a highly respected judge, has left his widow to face slanderous charges that her husband financially benefited when he sentenced Ashton Gower to prison for forgery. As Rathbone searches for clues and mulls over potential motives, Terrance Hardiman narrates this Victorian cozy with such aplomb that we know we're listening to a powerful tale about forgiving the unforgivable and facing what we most fear. It takes a bitter test, he reminds us, to learn just how honorable we are. K.A.T. (c) AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine"
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