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Book Review of A Christmas Visitor (Henry Rathbone)

A Christmas Visitor  (Henry Rathbone)
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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.