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A Christmas Most Shocking

Robert Bruce Stewart


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In December 1906, Harry Reese follows his roving wife to Washington for a reunion with the formidable Countess von Schnurrenberger und Kesselheim. There he finds himself entangled in a mystery involving an erotic novel, a meat cleaver, several coded communiqu's, a potent female aphrodisiac, a certain bit of anatomy belonging to a certain senator's wife, and, most tellingly, a German count who has mansplained himself into an early grave....

This novel is told in two parts. In the first, Harry provides an account of the crimes, suspects, and clues-including myriad misdirections-as he assists the pompous police detective working the case. In the second part, told by a precocious young girl then staying with the countess, details are filled in, motivations explained, and secrets revealed....

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Publication Date: October 28, 2017