By Anne Perry
It’s Christmas and the Berkshire geographical region lies wrapped in wintry weather sit back. however the well-born visitors who've accumulated at Applecross for a scrumptious weekend of blameless intrigue and passionate romance are warmed via roaring fires and candlelight, holly and mistletoe, sturdy wine and gorgeously wrapped presents. It’s scarcely the environment for misfortune, and no one–not even that shrewdpermanent younger aristocrat and budding sleuth Vespasia Cumming-Gould–anticipates the tragedy that's to darken this light-hearted vacation condominium social gathering. yet quickly one younger girl lies useless, a suicide, and one other is ostracized, held in part liable for the stunning flip of events.
To expiate her guilt, Gwendolen Kilmuir units out for the Scottish Highlands, hoping to provide an explanation for to the useless girl’s mom the conditions surrounding the sad act–and to convey her again to England for the funeral. Gwendolen’s sole spouse in this nightmarish trip is Vespasia. As Vespasia learns extra concerning the sufferer and the grotesque forces that formed her determined deed, she is aware the heartbreaking fact of the tragedy.
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A Christmas Journey: Novella (The Christmas Stories Book 1) by Anne Perry