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It is the winter holidays, and Madame de Medici, Chrissy's beloved grandmother, and sleuthing partner, has decided to spend a traditional Provencal Christmas en famille with her children and grandchildren and assorted guests in her villa in Grasse. She has a surprise for them: two medieval manuscripts which have been brought together for the first time in five centuries to celebrate the eight hundreth anniversary of Grasse's ancient cathedral. But her holiday plans are disrupted when the manuscripts are stolen and a body is found in the orchard. Chrisssy and her grandmother have only a week to solve the mystery and restore peace and order to Grasse and its denizens.
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About the Author
Mary-Jane Deeb is a mystery writer who has authored a number of novels including Cocktails and Murder on the Potomac, Murder on the Riviera A Christmas Mystery in Provence, and Death of a Harlequin. She also works at the Library of Congress, where she is Chief of the African and Middle Eastern Division. Deeb holds a doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University in International Relations and has published several non-fiction books as well. She has traveled all over the globe, but has set her last three mysteries in the South of France because she loves the food, the culture, the weather and the traditions of that region world