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Collection: Adult Mystery
Call Number: M
Author: Perry, Anne
Title: A Christmas message
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "In the spirit of the season, New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry presents readers with the gift of another holiday mystery, taking them to the Holy Land for an intriguing and miraculous journey of discovery. The year is 1900, and Victor Narraway is giving his wife, Vespasia, an unforgettable Christmas present--a trip to Jerusalem for the holiday. Vespasia is enchanted by the exotic landscape of Palestine, and charmed by a fellow traveler they meet at their hotel in Jaffa. But when the man is murdered over a torn piece of ancient parchment he was taking to Jerusalem, Victor and Vespasia risk their lives to finish his mission and deliver the mysterious document to its home. Pursued by a shadowy figure with evil intent, they embark on a dangerous yet ultimately enlightening pilgrimage to the holy city, where the mysterious message on the parchment may finally be revealed. Rich in mystery, suspense, and wonder, A Christmas Message is at once a breathtaking adventure story and a poignant meditation on faith and spirituality. Praise for the Christmas novels of Anne Perry "Perry's Victorian-era holiday mysteries [are] an annual treat."--The Wall Street Journal A Christmas Escape "Rivals the classic murder mysteries of Dame Agatha Christie. The suspense is built up so well."--Bookreporter A New York Christmas "A thoroughly enjoyable mystery set against the wonderful historical backdrop of 1904 New York City at Christmastime."--Library Journal (starred review) A Christmas Hope "Very much recommended. a wonderful story."--Historical Novel Review A Christmas Garland "In Anne Perry's gifted hands, the puzzle plays out brilliantly."--Greensboro News & Record A Christmas Homecoming "Could have been devised by Agatha Christie. [Perry is] a modern master."--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette"--

International Standard Book Number: 9781101886380 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9781101886397 (ebook)
System control number: (DLC)19168681
System control number: (DLC)2016024742
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6066.E693
Item number: C4723 2016
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.914
Source of number: bisacsh
Classification number: FIC022060
Classification number: FIC014000
Classification number: FIC022030
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Anne Perry.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Ballantine Books
Date of publication: 2016
Projected publication date: 1111
: New York :
: Ballantine Books,
: [2016]
Extent: 163 pages
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Summary, etc. note: "When Victor Narraway, Thomas Pitt's close friend and former boss, and his new wife, Lady Vespasia, travel to Jerusalem for a Christmas holiday, Vespasia cannot shake the feeling that they are being watched. Then, an old man leaves a mysterious envelope for Narraway--and is murdered soon after. But it is only when the couple is ambushed the following morning that they realize they are in grave danger. Armed only with the instructions from the message in the envelope, they immediately set out on a journey through the Holy Land...while their unknown enemy pursues them all the while"--
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Source of acquisition: B & T, donated by Pat Byrnes
Purchase price: 20.00
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Subject: Mystery & Detective
Subject: Historical
Subject: Traditional British
Source of term: gsafd
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Genre/form data or focus term: Mystery fiction.
Genre/form data or focus term: Romantic suspense fiction.
Main entry heading: Perry, Anne, author.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Ballantine Books, [2016]
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Title: Christmas message
Record control number: (DLC) 2016032012
International Standard Book Number: 9781101886397
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