By Anne Perry
In A Christmas Homecoming, a well-recognized face from the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels—Charlotte’s mom, Caroline—travels along with her younger husband, Joshua Fielding, and his theatrical troupe to Whitby, the Yorkshire fishing village the place Dracula the vampire first touched English soil within the sensational novel named after him. Joshua has prepared to supply a degree variation of Dracula by way of the daughter of Whitby millionaire Charles Netheridge throughout the Christmas vacation, yet after the disastrous first read-through of her amateurish script, in basic terms the truth that the corporate is looking on Netheridge’s monetary backing for his or her spring journey retains them at work.
As tempers flare and wind and snow swirl round Netheridge’s lonely hilltop mansion, a black-cloaked stranger emerges from the storm—an eerily opportune arrival, for this enigmatic determine, one Anton Ballin, seems to be a theatrical genius. even as, a brooding evil makes itself felt. rather than the theatrical triumph that Netheridge wanted for his daughter, there's murder—shocking and terrifying.
Anne Perry’s 9th Christmas novel retains us poised on a razor’s fringe of suspense, hypnotized through a narrative during which the heartwarming energy of goodness is challenged via the seductive strength of internal darkness. finally, A Christmas Homecoming lifts the spirit and rejoices the heart.
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