The Christmas Fair Killer
by Amy Patricia Meade

Christmas, cookies and a corpse: Tish Tarragon is drawn into a deadly puzzle when a young actress is murdered at the Hobson Glen Holiday Fair.

Literary caterer Letitia ‘Tish’ Tarragon has pulled out all the stops for her booth at the Hobson Glen Holiday Fair, theming her appetising offerings around the festive performances by the Williamsburg Theatre Group. But when Tish meets the cast, she is surprised by the hostility between members of the allegedly close-knit troupe, centred around their star actress, the beautiful, talented yet mysterious ingénue, Jenny Inkpen.

Determined to spread some Christmas cheer, Tish volunteers to deliver breakfast to the eight actors, but is horrified to discover Jenny dead in her trailer the next morning. As Tish attempts to find out more about the group’s leading lady, she soon uncovers lies, jealousy and a series of shocking secrets. Can Tish expose a cold-blooded killer before the fair is over?

Reviews

Comfy … offers plenty to please cozy fans, including punning food names like Danielle Steel Cut Oats

Publishers Weekly

A foodie’s delight with lashings of Southern charm, theater lore, and a puzzling mystery

Kirkus Reviews

Appealing … Cozy fans will have fun

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Suggest this series to fans of Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen novels

Booklist on The Garden Club Murder

Obscure secrets, eccentric characters, and a soupçon of romance embellish an appealing mystery

Kirkus Reviews on The Garden Club Murder

From the pun-filled title to the literature-inspired food, cozy-mystery fans will love Meade’s newest novel … Readers of Rita Mae Brown should be excited by this new series

Booklist on Cookin’ the Books

Fans of food-themed cozies full of literary puns will be satisfied

Publishers Weekly on Cookin’ the Books

Amy Patricia Meade

Amy Patricia Meade is a native of Long Island, NY. Now residing in Bristol, England, Amy spends her time writing mysteries with a humorous or historical bent, and is a member of Sisters in Crime and The Crime Writers Association.

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Editions

The Christmas Fair Killer by Amy Patricia Meade is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278898984th August 2020147 X 225mm224$28.99
Hardback978072788989830th April 2020147 X 225mm224£20.99
Ebook97814483042951st June 2020N/A224$14.99
Ebook97814483042951st June 2020N/A224£12.99
Hardback - Large Print978178029164227th April 2021144 X 221mm320$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978178029164226th February 2021144 X 221mm320£22.99
Paperback978178029708827th July 2021140 X 220mm224$17.95
Paperback978178029708831st May 2021140 X 220mm224£12.99
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