Hey, it’s Christmas time so how fun to read Christmas themed mysteries! This particular book containers three cozy mysteries by well known authors, none of whom I have ever read before. These are fun, entertaining stories that are definitely quick reads. Perfect for a little relaxing this time of year. All three stories have a candy cane in them and yes, all three are a bit far fetched, but that seems to me to be part of the charm of the cozy mystery.
The first story had tons of recipes that supported the book. I imagine that a lot of people enjoy this, to me, it was cute but I am surely not going to make any of them. If I did not make the orange cake in the Mitford series, then these are not even going to get read. The second story is funny, although a little violent in the end: who wants to get clobbered with a large plastic candy cane? The third story was the best and most realistic, except for the cat named Prozac.
Basically a good, quick, entertaining read for the season.