Shrouds of Holly

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Penguin, Nov 6, 2007 - Fiction - 304 pages
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A murder and a missing husband make for a humdrum Christmas for Cecily Sinclair Baxter in this Pennyfoot Hotel mystery.

While preparing the Pennyfoot Hotel for Christmas, Cecily Sinclair Baxter sends her husband and stable manager into the woods for some fresh boughs of holly. When their horse drawn carriage returns unmanned, it bears the holly—and the unwanted gift of a dead body.
Now Cecily is determined to solve the mystery and find her missing husband. After all, it’s a season of celebrating with friends and family, and Cecily means to reunite hers—even if a killer leads her in a merry measure...

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Samuel and Baxter are gathering holly when they come upon a man swinging from a tree. Soon the horses and carriage return to the Pennyfoot Hotel without the original occupants and with the dead body ... Read full review

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User Review  - drebbles - LibraryThing

It's Christmastime and Cecily Sinclair Baxter is busy decorating the Pennyfoot Hotel for the holidays. She enlists the help of her husband Baxter and stable manager Samuel and sends them out to ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Kate Kingsbury is a full-time writer and the author of the Pennyfoot Hotel Mysteries, set in Edwardian England; the Manor House Mysteries, set in an English village during World War 2; and the Merry Ghost Inn Mysteries, a contemporary series set at a bed and breakfast on the Oregon coast. Born in London, England, she now lives in the United States.

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