New PDF release: A Christmas Odyssey: A Novel (The Christmas Stories Book 8)

By Anne Perry

ISBN-10: 0345518586

ISBN-13: 9780345518583

ISBN-10: 0755376900

ISBN-13: 9780755376902

ISBN-10: 1609981030

ISBN-13: 9781609981037

In her cherished Christmas novels, Anne Perry brings readers either the real Victorian appeal and the nail-biting suspense that experience made her Thomas Pitt and William Monk stories bestsellers for a new release. notwithstanding rife with intrigue, those distinctive seasonal tales beam with the blessed gentle of the vacation.

Ten days earlier than Christmas, as an icy wind cuts via London, filthy rich James Wentworth feels now not pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a lethal international of substances and wild ardour. Wentworth’s simply desire, he believes, is his outdated buddy Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to look for the prodigal son. Rathbone understands not anything of the sensation-obsessed underworld the place Lucien now dwells, yet he acquires unforeseen new partners who do: Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper who now works in Hester Monk’s scientific hospital, and Crow, a mysterious slum health practitioner who turns not anyone away, besides the fact that undeserving.

Slowly this extraordinary trio gathers clues—about Lucien’s mad infatuation with a stunning girl named Sadie, and approximately Shadwell, the ruthless guy who owns her and, just like the satan, by no means we could cross of 1 of his personal. Rathbone, Squeaky, and Crow even welcome into their little band a most respected recruit: younger Bessie, whose braveness holds speedy even within the depths of the slum. they usually set forth on their odyssey into London’s darkish streets, on a challenge whose end result they can't start to guess.

Anne Perry’s novels are ideal masterpieces of suspense, and A Christmas Odyssey ranks with the superior. the times best as much as Christmas may well turn out to be fraught with demanding situations, yet ’tis the season for convenience and pleasure and miracles.

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