Winterlude, A Sterling Carcieri Christmas Mystery
by Lee Edward McIlmoyle
Jeannie's Christmas Eve dinner goes more or less according to plan: Dinner, drinks, a little armchair sleuthing, and a night to remember. Breakfast with Sterling proves to be short-lived, however, when he rushes off to finish a case, and she is left to fend for herself. Fortunately, she won't be alone for long, but she may not enjoy the company, when the whole truth about her family comes out.