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Mystery for Christmas (1990) [Anthology]
by Thomas Adcock Margery Allingham George Baxt Anthony Boucher Linda Haldeman John D. MacDonald Malcolm McClintick Patricia Moyes James Powell Herbert Resnicow Rex Stout Tom Tolnay Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Anthology of twelve mystery stories with a holiday setting, all of them from Ellery Queen’s or Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine. Contents:
  • Introduction by Cynthia Manson (editor)
  • The Christmas Bear by Herbert Resnicow
  • Christmas Cop by Thomas Adcock
  • Dead on Christmas Street by John D. MacDonald (originally ran in Colliers, Dec 20 1952)
  • I Saw Mommy Killing Santa Claus by George Baxt
  • Kelso’s Christmas by Malcolm McClintick
  • The Marley Case by Linda Haldeman
  • Mystery for Christmas by Anthony Boucher
  • On Christmas Day in the Morning by Margery Allingham (orig. ran in London Evening Standard, Dec 23 1950)
  • The Plot Against Santa Claus by James Powell
  • Santa Claus Beat Rex Stout (orig. ran in What’s New, Dec 1953, as "Tough Cop’s Gift")
  • Whatever Became of Ebenezer Scrooge? by Tom Tolnay
  • Who Killed Father Christmas? by Patricia Moyes (orig. pub. in Who Done It?, 1980)

Selected stories from this volume were reprinted in the editor's 1994 anthology, Merry Murder.

Original title: Mystery for Christmas: And Other Stories from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense


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Mystery for Christmas (1990)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 0451169093

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