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Murder stalks a touring stage production ofA Christmas Carolin this 1930s-set festive mystery
Christmas 1935 at London's Theatre Royale and the drama has turned deadly...
December 1935. Director Chester Harrison's production of A Christmas Carol has had a troubled run on its tour of regional theatres. With tensions amongst the cast running high, the company reach their final stop - London's Theatre Royale - a few days before Christmas. Catastrophe, however, strikes on opening night: 'Scrooge' dies on stage, seemingly due to a heart attack. But the show must go on. Until, that is, an old rival of Chester's is murdered in a dressing room. Are those associated with the production being picked off one by one? Journalist Daphne King is determined to reveal the truth...
Readers love Ada Moncrieff's Christmas mysteries:
'A cozy murder mystery with the added charm of a Christmas setting. What more could a reader want?!' 'Brilliant...full of twists and turns' 'A modern rival to Agatha Christie' A new festive favorite' 'A jolly romp through murder, mystery and mayhem'
About the Author
Ada Moncrieff is the author of Murder Most Festive and Murder at the Theatre Royale. She lives and works in London.
"If you're a fan of historical mysteries, then Murder Most Festiveshould be at the top of your to-read list" ― Cultured Vultures on Murder Most Festive
"A lovely stocking-filler for theatre and murder mystery enthusiasts." ― Tablet
"Theatrical festive escapism for fans of the golden age who like their crime set firmly in that time." ― The Times