×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

A Holly, Jolly Murder: A Claire Malloy Mystery
     

A Holly, Jolly Murder: A Claire Malloy Mystery

3.0 2
by Joan Hess
 

See All Formats & Editions

THE GIFT THAT GIVES ON GIVING. . .
With Farberville's college on holiday break, Claire Malloy's bookstore is quiet . . . deadly quiet. Breaking the silence is a little old lady looking for volumes on pagan rituals, applied magick, and Celtic mysticism. Claire is intrigued and-miffed that her lover, Farberville police Lieutenant Peter Rosen, says she's in

Overview

THE GIFT THAT GIVES ON GIVING. . .
With Farberville's college on holiday break, Claire Malloy's bookstore is quiet . . . deadly quiet. Breaking the silence is a little old lady looking for volumes on pagan rituals, applied magick, and Celtic mysticism. Claire is intrigued and-miffed that her lover, Farberville police Lieutenant Peter Rosen, says she's in a rut-happily accepts an invitation to welcome the winter solstice at dawn.

HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Showing up at the Sacred Grove, Claire expects wild chanting or even nude dancing. Instead she ends up sitting on a stump watching the Arch Druid clean her bifocals. Then winter arrives and so does a dead man. Someone has shot the wealthy benefactor of Farberville's neo-pagans. Now Claire is mixing some snooping with her Christmas shopping. But instead of wrapping up the case, she finds out 'tis the season for ho- ho- homicide . . . and she may be the next victim.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250100276
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
10/31/2006
Series:
Claire Malloy Series , #12
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
797,318
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

JOAN HESS is the author of both the Claire Malloy and the Maggody mystery series. She is a winner of the American Mystery Award, a member of Sisters in Crime, and a former president of the American Crime Writers League. She lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

A Holly Jolly Murder (Claire Malloy Series #12) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
glauver More than 1 year ago
I know it is unfair to compare Joan Hess with Chandler, Hammett, or Macdonald. However, this Christmas mystery involving a coven of Druids is a bit lightweight, even for her. She has written better Claire Malloy stories than this. The final confrontation with the killer was simply improbable.