The Usual Santas

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ISBN: 9781616957759

Published: October, 2017

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Eighteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors!

This captivating collection—which features bestselling, and award-winning authors—contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday noir, and heartwarming reminders of the spirit of the season.

Nine mall Santas must find...

Eighteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors!

This captivating collection—which features bestselling, and award-winning authors—contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday noir, and heartwarming reminders of the spirit of the season.

Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger. Niccolò Machiavelli sets out to save an Italian city. Sherlock Holmes’s one-time nemesis Irene Adler finds herself in an unexpected tangle in Paris while on a routine espionage assignment. Jane Austen searches for the Dowager Duchess of Wilborough’s stolen diamonds. And other adventures that will whisk readers away to Christmases around the globe, from a Korean War POW camp to a Copenhagen refugee squat to the streets of Thailand.

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“An IndieNext Selection for November 2017.”
The Usual Santas: a very good example of that kind of thing.”
—James R. Benn, author of the Billy Boyle mysteries
“I wished the book would never end, so I didn't finish it. ”
—Timothy Hallinan, author of the Junior Bender mysteries and the Poke Rafferty thrillers
“Nothing says Christmas like a story from a guy named Goldberg. ”
—Tod Goldberg, New York Times bestselling co-author of The House of Secrets
“Buy this book or else. We know where you live.”
—Lene Kaaberbøl, New York Times bestselling co-author of The Boy in the Suitcase
“Each bite-size mystery in this winning collection is a gift.”
–Booklist
“This is a perfect stocking stuffer for any mystery fan – or any fan of excellent writing, engrossing stories, and holiday fun.”
–Ted Hertel, Deadly Pleasures Magazine
“A fun collection of short stories from Soho authors in which the holidays feature somehow. Just the thing to start getting you in the mood.”
–Raleigh News & Observer