A New York Christmas, Anne Perry
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A New York Christmas

Author: Anne Perry

Series: Anne Perry's Christmas #12

Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld

Unabridged: 3 hr 49 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Published: 11/04/2014

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Historical

Synopsis

Anne Perry' s " vastly entertaining" ( The Star-Ledger ) holiday novels are " as delicious as mince pie and plum pudding" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ). A Christmas Hope is just as delectable-- the gripping story of an unforgettable battle between goodness and evil in Victorian London-- and a lonely woman' s search for meaning in her life. Although she lacks for nothing, Claudine Burroughs dreads the holiday season for forcing her to face how empty her life has become. She no longer expects closeness with her coldly ambitious husband, and she has nothing in common with their circle of wealthy, status-minded friends. The only time she is remotely happy is when she volunteers at a woman' s clinic-- a job her husband strongly disapproves of. Then, at a glittering yuletide gala, she meets the charming poet Dai Tregarron and finds her spirits lifted. But scarcely an hour later, the charismatic Dai is enmeshed in a nightmare-- accused of killing a young streetwalker who had been smuggled into the party. Even though she suspects that an upper-class clique is quickly closing ranks to protect the real killer, Claudine vows to do her utmost for Dai. But it seems that hypocritical London society would rather send an innocent poet to the gallows than expose the shocking truth about one of their own. Nevertheless, it' s the season of miracles and Claudine finally sees a glimmer of hope-- not only for Dai but for a young woman she befriends who is teetering on the brink of a lifetime of unhappiness. Anne Perry' s heartwarming new holiday novel is a celebration of courage, faith, and love for all seasons.

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About the Author

Sometimes the personal story of a particular author seems almost as intriguing as the books they write. Such is the life of British author Anne Perry (aka Juliet Marion Hulme). As a child Hulme was very ill with tuberculosis and ended up being fostered out by a family in the Caribbean. She did get better, and the family moved to a private island in New Zealand, where she describes her life as a Swiss family Robinson type existence. She became ill again and during her bouts of illness through her teen years, she missed most of her childhood education. However, her mother had prepared her by teaching her how to read and write by the time she was four. Her heart always seemed to be in writing.

At the age of 15, Juliet and her best friend plotted and killed her friend's mother. The three went for a walk in the park and Hulme dropped a stone, causing the mother to bend over to pick it up, and her friend hit her own mother on the head with a half brick. They had planned on the strike killing her, but they had to strike her 20 times before she was dead. The girls were put on trial and each served five years in prison. It is said that they never saw each other again after being released. For many years, nobody connected author Anne Perry as the teen murderer, Juliet Hulme. In 1994, the film Heavenly Creatures, portrayed Hulme and her friend Pauline Parker with characters being played by Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey respectively.

Perry's genre of writing covers Victorian Era Detective fiction for the most part. Her novels have been centered around two main characters, Thomas Pitt and William Monk. She has published 47 novels and several collections of stories.

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