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Death and Papa Noel : a Christmas murder mystery from the author of Death & Croissants

Death and Papa Noel : a Christmas murder mystery from the author of Death & Croissants

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by Moore, Ian | France
Published 13/10/2022 by Duckworth Books (Farrago) in the United Kingdom as part of the A Follet Valley Mystery series
Hardback | 96 pages
117 x 186 x 12mm | 130g


A NEW CHRISTMAS STORY from the author of bestselling murder mystery Death & Croissants - the most hilarious murder mystery since Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder ClubRichard Ainsworth is preparing for the Christmas of his dreams: quiet, no guests at his French B&B and his favourite films on the TV. None of which seems on the cards when his rural peace is shattered by the unexpected arrival of a familiar face.

Valerie d'Orcay has hotfooted it from Paris with her chihuahua in tow and an invitation to a Christmas themed murder mystery game. Richard begrudgingly dresses up as Father Christmas, but the costume becomes the least of his worries when he realises this isn't a game to everyone.

As other guests arrive to join the hunt, can Richard work out who is the victim - and who is murderer?READERS RALLY FOR FOLLET VALLEY!'A very funny page-turner. Fantastique!' Adam Kay, This is Going to Hurt'Bloody and funny. In fact, bloody funny!' Alan Carr'A writer of immense wit and charm' Paul Sinha'One of my favourite writers... hilarious and a great mystery too' Janey Godley'Like going on a joyous romp through the Loire valley with Agatha Christie, PG Woodhouse and Mc Beaton. A delight' K. McDonnell'Moore's French whodunnit is an engaging caper through the Loire Valley with an expat reluctant hero mixed up with a Maigret-like rural cast, a glamorous heroine and a couple of Mafia killers. It is finely paced, truly funny and written with a wry detachment that conjures up a gentler age of murder mystery' The Times

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