Slay Bells (Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery #14)

By: Kingsbury, Kate

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Black boards with gold lettering, 291 pp, corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. Jacket in new Brodart, slight edge wear. An attractive copy. ;
14th in the Pennyfoot Hotel mystery series. ; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; 291 pages;

"In the spirit of the season, Cecily Sinclair Baxter opens the doors of the Pennyfoot Hotel to host a holiday party where the children of Badgers End can meet Father Christmas. Unfortunately, the jolly old man fails to appear. Worse still, instead of a sack full of toys, he's left behind one of his helpers - a dead footman, who's apparently fallen off the roof.
"The footman was in the service of Sid Porter, a notorious village drunkard who assumed the role of St. Nicholas when the first choice fell ill. All suspect Sid was involved in the footman's death - until his Father Christmas-clothed corpse is found with a knife wound in his chest.
"What appears to be an open and shut case - the footman stabbed Sid before tumbling off the roof - bothers Cecily, though, because the murder weapon was never recovered. And since no one has left the hotel since the crimie, she's making a list of suspects and checking it twice ... "

Title: Slay Bells (Pennyfoot Hotel Mystery #14)

Author Name: Kingsbury, Kate

Illustrator: Illustrated by Craig, Dan [Cover]

Categories: Christmas and Holiday Themes, Mystery,

Edition: Book Club Edition

Publisher: New York, Berkley Prime Crime: 2006

ISBN Number: 0739476718

ISBN Number 13: 9780739476710

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 8696

Keywords: Mystery Fiction Murder Mystery Christmas Murders Christmas Books Father Christmas Pennyfoot Hotel Cecily Sinclair Baxter Badgers End Holiday Murders