Fiction. Shortlisted for the Crime Writers of Canada Award for Best Novella. Cozy mystery fans rejoice, The Reverend Tom "Father" Christmas is at it again. Brimming with wit, full of cunning, and featuring one of the most memorable (and unlikely) detectives in mystery fiction, C. C. Benison's latest Father Christmas mystery will delight readers with twists that are sure to astound readers. THE UNPLEASANTNESS OF THE BATTLE OF THORNFORD shows the detective Tom Christmas at his best and marks yet another brilliant entry in the Father Christmas annuls.
C.C. Benison is the nom de plume of Doug Whiteway. His first book, Death at Buckingham Palace won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. He followed that series with the Father Christmas mysteries, featuring, as amateur sleuth, the vicar of the English village of Thornford Regis, Tom Christmas. Titles include Twelve Drummers Drumming, Eleven Pipers Piping and Ten Lords A-Leaping. Benison lives in Winnipeg.Author City: WINNIPEG, MB CAN