Six Geese A-Slaying

A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery

Meg Langslow Mysteries (Volume 10)

Donna Andrews

Minotaur Books

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Meg Langslow and Michael’s house is serving as the marshaling point for the annual Caerphilly holiday parade. The theme is “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” and it features twelve drummers from the school marching band, eleven bagpipers, ten leaping lords costumed in medieval finery from the college drama department, and so on. There are also assorted floats, a live nativity scene on a flatbed truck, the Three Wise Men on Caerphilly zoo camels, and Santa in a bright red horse-drawn sleigh. As organizer, Meg’s job is already hard enough. But when her nephew Eric, wide-eyed and ashen-faced, whispers, “something’s wrong with Santa,” things take a tragic turn. Turns out the local curmudgeon, whose beard and belly made him a natural for the role, has been murdered. Now it’s up to Meg and Chief Burke, who is playing one of the wise men, to tackle a two-fold mission: Solving the murder and saving Christmas…

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CHAPTER ONE
December 23, 8:30 a.m.
“We wish you a merry Christmas
We wish you a merry Christmas
We wish you a merry Christmas
And a happy New—”
“Bah, humbug,” I said.
Under my breath, of course. As Caerphilly County’s reigning Mistress of the Revels, I didn’t dare let any­one hear me badmouthing Christmas or showing less than the brightest of holiday spirits. I took a deep breath and straightened my holly wreath headdress before saying anything aloud.
“Could you please tell the drummers and pipers to stop drumming

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“If you long for more ‘fun’ mysteries, à la Janet Evanovich, you’ll love Donna Andrews’s Meg Langslow series.”—The Charlotte Observer


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Donna Andrews

Donna Andrews is the author of the Meg Langslow mysteries, including Stork Raving Mad and Swan for the Money. She has won the Agatha, Anthony, and Barry awards, a Romantic Times award for best first novel, and two Lefty and two Toby Bromberg Awards for funniest mystery. When not writing fiction, Andrews is a self-confessed nerd, rarely found away from her computer, unless she's messing in the garden. She lives in Reston, Virginia.

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Six Geese A-Slaying
A Meg Langslow Christmas Mystery
Donna Andrews

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Mass Market Paperbound

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
November 2009
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312536114
ISBN10: 0312536119
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 336 pages
$6.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
October 2010
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ISBN: 9780312668808
ISBN10: 0312668805
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages
$18.99

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October 2008
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