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A Christmas Visitor  (Henry Rathbone)
A Christmas Visitor - Henry Rathbone
Author: Anne Perry
ISBN-13: 9780345476708
ISBN-10: 0345476700
Publication Date: 10/26/2004
Pages: 208
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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demiducky25 avatar reviewed A Christmas Visitor (Henry Rathbone) on + 161 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
This story is about the Dreghorn family trying to resolve the suspicious death of one of its members. Henry Rathbone is called by his goddaughter Antonia to help her break the news of her husband Judah's death to his family members as they are on their way for a family reunion. Henry learns that a man Judah put in jail, Ashton Gower, was recently released and trying to blacken Judah's name by saying he knew all along that Gower was innocent and framed him so he could buy Gower's estate. Henry and the Dreghorns must find out if Judah was murdered and why.

All-in-all, it's a very basic story to follow...a light read. I did find though that the plot did drag for quite a bit in the middle, then was wrapped up much too swiftly at the end. The pacing just seemed off. Still, it is an enjoyable read if you are looking for a mystery that you don't have to put too much thought into to fill an afternoon.
bap avatar reviewed A Christmas Visitor (Henry Rathbone) on + 24 more book reviews
The Dreghorn family is gathering for Xmas, The head of the family dies under supicous surcomtances. Henry Rathbone a family friend helps to unraval the mystery, This a was a cozy easy to read mysetery .
iluvamystery avatar reviewed A Christmas Visitor (Henry Rathbone) on + 64 more book reviews
Anne Perry's Christmas mysteries are always a high spot in my reading! This is a delightful novelette, and one which has earned a permanent space in my personal library.