Also published as A CHRISTMAS PARTY
It is no ordinary Christmas at Lexham Manor. Six holiday guests find themselves the suspects of a murder enquiry when the old Scrooge, Nathaniel Herriad, who owns the substantial estate, is found stabbed in the back. whilst the delicate matter of inheritance could be the key to this crime, the real conundrum is how any of the suspects could have entered the locked room to commit this foul deed. For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland Yard, 'tis the season to find whodunit.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JBD1 - LibraryThing
I didn't like this one quite as well as Why Shoot a Butler?, but it was close. Sort of a typical locked-room mystery, plus one heck of a Christmas house party. Perfect for a good long train ride. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SaraAnn05 - LibraryThing
It took me two or three attempts to get into this book, despite being a Heyer Fan, because the initial introduction to the characters made them all so objectionable, I wouldn't have cared which one of ... Read full review