The Christmas Egg by Mary Kelly (1958)

Olga Karukhin was found three days before Christmas, dead in her squalid London flat. She had lived in poverty since fleeing Russia in the wake of the March Revolution. Which seems odd, as she had also been known to repay kindnesses with golden ikons and jeweled broaches. So, Chief Inspector Brett Nightingale is brought in, …

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