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Publisher's Summary

Cantankerous and vinegar-tongued Grandmama, from Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, is the leading character in this Christmas novel, which unfolds in the chilly, windswept Romney Marshes off the English Channel.

Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a fellow guest--an outcast from her own family--is subsequently murdered. Like the heroes before her in Anne Perry's Christmas novels, Grandmama is called upon to play the role of amateur detective.

©2005 Anne Perry; (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

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  • Debbie
  • Toney, Alabama
  • 05-02-13

Christmas Murder in England

Another great murder mystery by Anne Perry . . . set in a castle in England at Christmas . . . among family members who really can't stand one another . . . love the English accent . . . love the twists and turns in the story . . . enjoyed every minute

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A wholesome mystery

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

It is a great breakout story from the usual inspector Pitt series. The despicable grandmother has a chance to become known to the reader. She has a chance to show her metal as an investigator and maybe Charlotte isn't the only one in the family with a brain. It is a great listen especially if you know Pitt but stands quite on its own, too.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked it because it gave me a chance to know another member of the "Pitt" family.

Have you listened to any of Terrence Hardiman’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, I liked it a lot

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

Any additional comments?

Could be an introduction to the series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Transformational Learning

The most fascinating aspect of this book was the inspiring transformation of the heretofore least sympathetic character among the Pitt family relatives, Mariah Ellison, into someone with courage, curiosity, and compassion for herself as well as others.

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Anne Perry

Great series book. Terrence Harriman is an excellent narrator who gives each character a personality that is quite easy to imagine.