The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries | edited Otto Penzler

A Traditional Little Christmas

  • The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding | Agatha Christie (1923)
  • Gold, Frankencense and Murder | Catherine Aird (1995)
  • Boxing Unclever | Robert Barnard (1995)
  • The Proof of the Pudding | Peter Lovesey (1995)
  • The Adventure of the Dauphin’s Doll | Ellery Queen (1948)
  • Morse’s Greatest Mystery | Colin Dexter (1993)
  • More Than Flesh and Blood | Susan Moody (1995)
  • The Butler’s Christmas Eve | Mary Roberts Rinehart (1944)
  • The Trinity Cat | Ellis Peters (1976)

A Funny Little Christmas

  • The Burglar and the Whatsit | Donald E. Westlake (1996)
  • Dancing Don’s Christmas | Damon Runyon (1932)
  • A Visit From Saint Nicholas | Ron Goulart (1993)
  • The Thieves Who Couldn’t Help Sneezing | Thomas Hardy (1877)
  • Rumpole and the Spirit of Christmas | John Mortimer (1992)
  • A Reversible Santa Claus | Meredith Nicholson (1917)

A Sherlockian Little Christmas

  • A Scandal in Winter | Gillian Linscott (1996)
  • The Christmas Client | Edward D. Hoch (1996)
  • The Secret in the Pudding Bag (1924) & Herlock Sholme’s Christmas Case | Peter Todd (1916)
  • Christmas Eve | S. C. Roberts (1936)
  • The Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle | Arthur Conan Doyle (1892)

A Pulpy Little Christmas

  • Dead on Christmas Street | John D. MacDonald (1952)
  • Crime’s Christmas Carols | Norvell Page (1939)
  • Serenade to a Killer | Joseph Commings (1957)

An Uncanny Little Christmas

  • The Haunted Crescent | Peter Lovesey (1989)
  • A Christmas in Camp | Edmund Cox (1911)
  • The Christmas Bogey | Pat Frank (1957)
  • The Killer Christian | Andrew Klavan (2007)
  • The Ghost’s Touch | Fergus Hume (1906)
  • A Wreath For Marley | Max Allen Collins (1995)

A Scary Little Christmas

  • The Carol Singers | Josephine Bell (1992)
  • Waxworks | Ethel Lina White (1930)
  • Cambric Tea | Marjorie Bowen (1929)
  • The 74th Tale | Jonathan Santlofer (2008)
  • The Uninnocent | Bradford Morrow (2011)
  • Blue Christmas | Peter Robinson (2005)

A Surprising Little Christmas

  • Noel, Noel | Barry Perowne (1992)
  • Death on Christmas Eve | Stanley Ellin (1956)
  • The Chinese Apple | Joseph Shearing (1949)

A Modern Little Christmas

  • And All Through the House | Ed McBain (1984)
  • An Early Christmas | Doug Allyn (2009)
  • The Live Tree | John Lutz (1989)
  • Three-Dot Po | Sara Paretsky (1984)
  • Mad Dog | Dick Lochte (1993)

A Puzzling Little Christmas

  • Sister Bessie | Cyril Hare (1948)
  • That’s the Ticket | Mary Higgins Clark (1989)
  • Death on the Air | Ngaio Marsh (1934)
  • The Thirteenth Day of Christmas | Isaac Asimov (1977)
  • The Christmas Kitten | Ed Gorman (1997)
  • The Santa Claus Club | Julian Symons (1960)

A Classic Little Christmas

  • The Flying Stars | G. K. Chesterton (1911)
  • Christmas Party | Rex Stout (1957)
  • The Raffles Relics | E. W. Hornung (1905)
  • The Price of Light | Ellis Peters (1979)
  • A Present For Santa Sahib | H. R. F. Keating (1989)
  • The Christmas Train | Will Scott (1933)
  • Markheim | Robert Louis Stevenson (1885)
  • A Chaparral Christmas Gift | O. Henry (1903)
  • The Chopham Affair | Edgar Wallace (1934)
  • A Christmas Tragedy | Agatha Christie (1932)
Title: The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries
Editor: Otto Penzler
ISBN: 9781800249721
Imprint: Head of Zeus
Published: 1 December 2021
Format: Flexi Paperback
Pages: 737

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