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Janet Quin-Harkin writes books for teens. She uses the pen name Rhys Bowen for her mystery novels for adults.

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Title: Twelve Clues of Christmas

Author: Rhys Bowen

She may be thirty-fifth in line for the throne, but Lady Georgiana Rannoch cannot wait to ring in the New Year—before a Christmas killer wrings another neck… On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me—well, actually, my true love, Darcy O’Mara, is spending a feliz navidad tramping around South America. Meanwhile Mummy is holed up in a tiny village called Tiddleton-under-Lovey with that droll Noel Coward! And I’m snowed in at Castle Rannoch with my bumbling brother, Binky, and sourpuss sister-in-law, Fig. So it’s a miracle when I contrive to land a position as hostess to a posh holiday party in Tiddleton. The village is like something out of A Christmas Carol! But no sooner have I arrived than a neighborhood nuisance, a fellow named Freddie, falls out of a tree dead. On my second day, another so-called accident results in a death – and there’s yet another on my third. Perhaps a recent prison break could have something to do with it…that, or a long-standing witch’s curse. But after Darcy shows up beneath the mistletoe, anything could be possible in this wicked wonderland.

Includes an English Christmas companion, full of holiday recipes, games, and more!

Location: Street: 7419 Madison St. City: Forest Park, Province: Illinois Postal Code: 60130-1502 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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In the 1990s, Janet Quin-Harkin (best-selling author of books for teens, including the Boyfriend Club) turned to writing mystery novels for adults under the name Rhys Bowen. She currently writes two series under this name, one featuring an Irish immigrant, Molly Murphy, living in early 1900's New York City, and one featuring a Welsh police constable named Evan Evans. Quin-Harkin is married and the parent of four children.

Since the above was written, she has added a third series (beginning 2007) featuring Lady Georgina Rannoch, 34th in line to the throne (give or take a birth or death) called Her Royal Spyness.

She is married and the parent of four children.
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Janet Quin-Harkin writes books for teens. She uses the pen name Rhys Bowen for her mystery novels for adults.

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