By Anne Perry
A CHRISTMAS PROMISE
Three days sooner than Christmas, in London’s East finish, thirteen-year-old Gracie Phipps encounters eight-year-old Minnie Maude Mudway, freezing and by myself. purely the day ahead of, somebody murdered Minnie Maude’s Uncle Alf and made off along with his rag-and-bones cart—as good as with Charlie, the loved donkey who pulled it. Now, Grace and Minnie Maude trigger to rescue Charlie. however the direction that Uncle Alf had taken to his loss of life used to be no longer his commonplace direction, and in his cart, the kids are informed, was once a blinding golden casket that may rather well be a Pandora’s field of evil or a shining prize of hope.
A CHRISTMAS ODYSSEY
Ten days prior to Christmas, James Wentworth feels now not pleasure yet grief. His reckless son, Lucien, has been lured right into a international of gear and wild ardour. Wentworth’s in simple terms desire, he believes, is his outdated pal Henry Rathbone, who volunteers to go looking for the wayward younger guy with assistance from new companions—Squeaky Robinson, a reformed brothel-keeper, and Crow, a mysterious slum health care provider. As this strange trio gathers clues approximately Lucien’s disappearance on London’s darkish streets, they locate themselves on a project whose end result they can not start to guess.
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