Thursday, December 12, 2013

Stocking Stuffer Giveaway: The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen

The Twelve Clues of Christmas
A Royal Spyness Mystery
by Rhys Bowen

She may be thirty-fifth in line for the throne, but Lady Georgiana Rannoch cannot wait to ring in the new year—before a Christmas killer wrings another neck…

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me—well, actually, my true love, Darcy O’Mara, is spending a feliz navidad tramping around South America. Meanwhile, Mummy is holed up in a tiny village called Tiddleton-under-Lovey with that droll Noel Coward! And I’m snowed in at Castle Rannoch with my bumbling brother, Binky, and sourpuss sister-in-law, Fig.

So it’s a miracle when I contrive to land a position as hostess to a posh holiday party in Tiddleton. The village is like something out of A Christmas Carol! But no sooner have I arrived than a neighborhood nuisance, a fellow named Freddie falls out of a tree, dead…. Dickensian, indeed.

Freddie’s merely a stocking stuffer. On my second day in town, another so-called accident turns up another mincemeat pie—and yet another on my third. The village is buzzing that a recent prison break could have something to do with it… that, or a long-standing witch’s curse. I’m not so sure. But after Darcy shows up beneath the mistletoe, anything could be possible in this wicked wonderland.

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  1. Oooo fun! Count me in. :)

    I love the holidays. I literally dance around my kitchen singing holiday tunes as loud as my voice will take me.

    Thank you for the sweet contest sugar!

  2. I love all the decorations and lights and songs.

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  3. I love the kid's excitement!
    Christmas is all about the children, really!


  4. I love how things just slow down. Life's too rushed most of the time. Holidays are a time of rest and rejuvenation for me :)

  5. I love decorating the Christmas tree, since it connects all the generations past. Some ornaments date back to the early twenties and were on my Grandmother's first tree, when she married Only a live tree will do! The scent fills the house and then I know Christmas has truly arrived.

  6. I love everything, but especially catching up with family.


  7. what I like about the holidays is the merriment!! everyone is happy & in such good spirits!! too bad it doesn't last throughout the whole year!!
    thank you for the giveaway!!

    cyn209 at juno dot com

  8. I love reading Twas the Night Before Christmas with our daughters before they go to bed. It's a fun tradition.

  9. I love gorging on White Fudge Oreos and Christmas Movies.

    Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.
    sophiarose1816 at gmail dot com

  10. The big family gatherings!


    1. Missed and "a"!


  11. Surprise presents, to see how much other people know me!

    39.5susy AT gmail DOT com

  12. The cakes! Here in Portugal they are all great!


  13. Knowing my family that is in Switzerland and that I get to see just a couple of times a year is coming by!

    agcestrela [at]

  14. Decorations, kid's happiness, special food, family warmth...
    What is there not to love about Christmas?

    joanapatriciadias AT gmail DOT com


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