HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE SIGNING: James R. Benn (The Usual Santas) at Bank Square Books

Bank Square Books and Savoy Bookshop & Café are delighted to present our Holiday Gift Guide series. Each author will appear for a book signing at one of our bookstores throughout the holiday season. Buy a personalized book for someone you love, and we'll gift wrap it for free! See the full list here

FOR PEOPLE WHO LOVE: A Good Mystery

Book: The Usual Santas, with a contribution by James R. Benn

Eighteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors!

This captivating collection—which features bestselling, and award-winning authors—contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday noir, and heartwarming reminders of the spirit of the season.

Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger. Niccolò Machiavelli sets out to save an Italian city. Sherlock Holmes’s one-time nemesis Irene Adler finds herself in an unexpected tangle in Paris while on a routine espionage assignment. Jane Austen searches for the Dowager Duchess of Wilborough’s stolen diamonds. And other adventures that will whisk readers away to Christmases around the globe, from a Korean War POW camp to a Copenhagen refugee squat to the streets of Thailand.

Event date: 
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event address: 
Bank Square Books
53 W Main St.
Mystic, CT 06355
The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers Cover Image
By Peter Lovesey (Foreword by), Mick Herron (Contribution by), Cara Black (Contribution by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781616957759
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - October 24th, 2017

Finally: the perfect stocking stuffer for the crime fiction lover in your life With a foreword by CWA Diamond Award-winner Peter Lovesey, these eighteen delightful holiday stories by your favorite Soho Crime authors contain laughs, murders, and plenty more.