The servants have been keeping a secret and their efforts are about to be rewarded in the most extraordinary way... New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry's nineteenth heart-warming Christmas novella.
New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry's nineteenth heart-warming Christmas novella.
Gracie Tellman is preparing for Christmas with her husband and three young children when Millie Foster calls upon her. As a maid at Harcourt House, Millie is terrified that sinister goings-on, including the disappearance of food from the kitchens, will lead to her unfair dismissal, and she begs Gracie to investigate the situation.
With the promise that she will be back in time for Christmas, Gracie takes Millie's place in the Harcourt household, never imagining the discovery she then makes. For the servants have been keeping a secret and their efforts are about to be rewarded in the most extraordinary way...
A Christmas Legacy is a heart-warming festive mystery set in Victorian London from the pen of the New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry.
Praise for Anne Perry's Christmas novellas: 'A bite-sized mystery that could be fitted in after your Christmas lunch - Daily Telegraph
If Christmas puts you in the mood for a good Agatha Christie, try Perry - Glasgow Evening Times
Delightful...The perfect gift for a whodunit addict - Oxford Times
With its powerful message of responsibility and redemption - 'We need both to forgive and to be forgiven' - it conveys a moral force in keeping with the season - Wall Street Journal
A Christmas cracker full of rich storytelling, classic conundrums, timeless life lessons and the gift of forgiveness - Lancashire Evening Post
The tale is redolent with Victorian atmosphere, from the hypocritical snobbishness to the rigid social conventions of the time - Tangled Web
[An] engaging historical mystery . . . a winner - Booklist
Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.