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Also by Anne Perry:

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A Christmas Odyssey, November 2010
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Christmas at The Mysterious Bookshop, October 2010
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The Sheen On The Silk, April 2010
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A Christmas Secret, November 2006
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Transgressions, September 2006
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Dark Assassin, March 2006
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A Christmas Guest, November 2005
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Angels in the Gloom, August 2005
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Long Spoon Lane, March 2005
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Shifting Tide, March 2005
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Come Armageddon, December 2004
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A Christmas Visitor, October 2004
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Powers of Detection, October 2004
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Shoulder the Sky, September 2004
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No Graves as Yet, August 2004
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Seven Dials, March 2004
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Death By Dickens, March 2004
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A Christmas Journey, November 2003
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Death of a Stranger, August 2003
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Southampton Row, February 2003
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Naked Came the Phoenix, September 2002
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Twisted Root, September 2002
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Tathea, August 2002
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Funeral in Blue, August 2002
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Whitechapel Conspiracy, January 2002
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Slaves of Obsession, October 2001
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A Dish Taken Cold, January 2001
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Half Moon Street, January 2001
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Bedford Square, March 2000
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A Christmas Journey
Anne Perry

Random House
November 2003
Featuring: Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould
192 pages
ISBN: 034546673X
Hardcover
$15.95
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Readers of Anne Perry’s bestselling suspense novels revel in a world that is all their own, sharing the privileged existence of Britain’s wealthy and powerful elite in West End mansions and great country houses. It is also a world in which danger bides in unsuspected places and the line between good and evil can be razor thin. This new novel features Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould–one of the most memorable characters from the Thomas Pitt series–who appears here as a lively young woman, the ultimate aristocrat who can trace her blood to half the royal houses of Europe.

It’s Christmas and the Berkshire countryside lies wrapped in winter chill. But the well-born guests who have gathered at Applecross for a delicious weekend of innocent intrigue and passionate romance are warmed by roaring fires and candlelight, holly and mistletoe, good wine and gorgeously wrapped gifts. It’s scarcely the setting for misfortune, and no one–not even that clever young aristocrat and budding sleuth Vespasia Cumming-Gould–anticipates the tragedy that is to darken this light-hearted holiday house party. But soon one young woman lies dead, a suicide, and another is ostracized, held partly responsible for the shocking turn of events.

To expiate her guilt, Gwendolen Kilmuir sets out for the Scottish Highlands, hoping to explain to the dead girl’s mother the circumstances surrounding the sorrowful act–and to bring her back to England for the funeral. Gwendolen’s sole companion on this nightmarish journey is Vespasia. As Vespasia learns more about the victim and the ugly forces that shaped her desperate deed, she understands theheartbreaking truth of the tragedy.

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