Blue Christmas: Holiday Stories for the Rest of Us

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An Antidote to Yuletide Cheer

Holiday Noir and Mystery. This collection of seventeen short stories from acclaimed literary authors takes a fresh approach to the tradition of Christmas chronicles. These aren't your typical, saccharine tales of mirth and good cheer. These are stories of mystery and suspense, surreal worlds, and winter blues. Escape the incessant holiday festivities with honest, richly detailed stories that are sometimes funny, sometimes dark, and always intriguing.

A Darker Christmas Story. Blue Christmas is just right for readers who are looking for Christmas gifts without tidy bows on top. These stories, collected by John Dufresne, are perfect for cozy winter nights in a silent library. The collection features original works by masters of storytelling including Diana Abu-Jamar, Steve Almond, Colin Channer, and Jane Hamilton.

Blue Christmas: Holiday Stories for the Rest of Us is the perfect collection for readers who enjoy mysteries with literary elements like Miami Noir, The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries, Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales, The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stories, and Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries.

Publication Date: 
November 19, 2019