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The gift of the magpie: a Meg Langslow mystery

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"New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews returns with another Meg Langslow mystery written "firmly in the grand tradition of Agatha Christie's Christmas books" (Toronto Globe and Mail). The 28th book and the seventh Christmas mystery in the Meg Langslow series, The Gift of the Magpie is yet another wonderfully merry and funny book from New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews. Meg's running Caerphilly's Helping Hands for the Holidays project, in which neighbors help each other with things they can't do and can't afford to have done. Her hopes for a relatively peaceful (if busy) Christmas vanish when someone murders Harvey the Hoarder, whose house the Helping Hands were decluttering. Was there any truth to the rumor that he had something valuable hidden beneath all his junk? Was one of his friends, neighbors, or relatives greedy enough to murder him for the rumored treasure? And what about the magpie that has been bringing her family bits of tinsel and costume jewelry-does the bird's latest gift hold a clue to solving the crime? Full of intrigue, this Christmas mystery will take readers home to Caerphilly, where the suspense falls as thick as the snow"--
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subject_facetChristmas stories
Humorous fiction
Langslow, Meg (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Women detectives -- Fiction
title_displayThe gift of the magpie : a Meg Langslow mystery
title_fullThe Gift of the Magpie
The gift of the magpie : a Meg Langslow mystery / Donna Andrews
title_shortThe gift of the magpie
title_suba Meg Langslow mystery
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Humor (Fiction)
Langslow, Meg (Fictitious character)
Mystery
Women detectives