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The Christmas Murder Game

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"Curl up by the fire (and lock all the doors) for this Christmas cracker of a book." �����C.S. Green, author of Sleep Tight

Twelve clues. Twelve keys. Twelve days of Christmas. But how many will die before Twelfth Night?

Agatha Christie meets Clue in this delightful, tense manor house murder mystery.

The annual Christmas Game is afoot at Endgame House, the Armitages' grand family home. This year's prize is to die for��deeds to the house itself—but Lily Armitage has no intention of returning. She hasn't been back to Endgame since her mother died, twenty-one years ago, and she has no intention of claiming the house that haunts her dreams.

Until, that is, she receives a letter from her aunt promising that the game's riddles will give her the keys not only to Endgame, but to its darkest secrets, including the identity of her mother's murderer.

Now, Lily must compete with her estranged cousins for the twelve days of Christmas. The snow is thick, the phone lines are down, and no one is getting in or out. Lily will have to keep her wits about her, because not everyone is playing fair, and there's no telling how many will die before the winner is declared.

Including additional scavenger hunts for the reader, this clever murder mystery is the perfect gift for fans of classic mysteries, festive Christmas books, and armchair detective work.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Praise for this book

"Utterly original and breathtakingly intriguing . . . A must-read this Christmas." - Steph Broadribb

"Perfectly pitched for cold nights and warm fires. A lovely Golden Age tribute." - Sinéad Crowley

"The perfect updating of the classic Christmas Country House mystery . . . Fabulous festive fun." - Derek Farrell

"Curl up by the fire (and lock all the doors) for this Christmas cracker of a book." - C S Green

"A perfectly plotted festive mystery." - Susi Holliday

"The perfect gift for quizzers and mystery addicts . . . A delicious locked room mystery crammed with cryptic clues, secrets in sonnets and a deadly game. But it's more than a series of puzzles, it's also an entertaining exploration of relationships and a riveting read." - Val McDermid

"The perfect Christmas read . . . and puzzles galore for both readers and the players of the game." - W C Ryan

"This is the perfect Christmas book. Get it for yourself to read when the nights are cold and dark and give it as a present. To everyone!" - Martyn Waites

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