The hunt is on for a serial killer in a thrilling festive crime novel.

It looks like a regular advent calendar.

Until DC Becky Greene starts opening doors… and discovers a crime scene behind almost every one.

The police hope it’s a prank. Because if it isn’t, a murderer has just surfaced – someone who’s been killing for twenty years.

But why now? And why has he sent it to this police station?

As the country relaxes into festive cheer, Greene and DS Eddie Carmine must race against time to catch the killer. Because there are four doors left, and four murders will fill them…

It’s shaping up to be a deadly little Christmas.

Published by Mulholland Books in ebook, paperback & audiobook. Available now from all good book shops and online retailers.

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What people are saying about The Deaths of December

‘Dark and satisfying, it is a fine antidote to Christmas cheer.’ – The Daily Mail

‘Will keep you hooked to the end’ – The Sun

‘A cracking read. The perfect Christmas gift for crime fans.’ – C. L. Taylor

‘This book is perfect Christmas crime fiction.’ – Steve Cavanagh

‘Combining excellent characterisation with an utterly gripping plot, Susi Holliday has provided a Christmas gift that will chill you to your bones.’ – Luca Veste

‘I loved the way Holliday takes some of our most loved Christmas traditions and twists them to suit her nefarious purposes. The Deaths of December is a perfect read for that moment you’ve kicked out the last of your relatives, the left over turkey has dried up, and your egg-nog has gone sour.’ –  Michael J Malone

‘A brilliant read!’ – Louise Voss

‘With a chilling, highly-original premise and the quality writing we’ve come to expect from Susi Holliday, The Deaths of December is a festive cracker of a crime novel.’ – Cass Green

‘A thrilling, twisty festive mystery – it’s the most wonderful crime of the year – Mason Cross

‘Susi Holliday’s twisty story about a seasonal serial killer is gripping – a book full of chills and thrills for under the Christmas tree’ – William Ryan

‘Creepy, fast-paced, unputdownable, with great characters’ – Roz Watkins

‘A pacy, clever, and twisted festive treat with characters who sparkle darkly. I loved this killer Christmas tale!’ – Amanda Jennings

‘With a serial killer lurking beneath the festive glitter The Deaths of December is the perfect antidote to too much turkey and Christmas pudding. Creepy, tense and twisty-turny as hell. I loved it!’ – Steph Broadribb

‘A great read – pacy, clever and impossible to put down.’ – Mark Edwards

‘I loved this book. It’s the perfect festive read to curl up with by the Christmas tree – but don’t get too relaxed as you won’t be able to put it down!’ – Elodie Harper

‘A fun, festive twisted tale that’s detonated by a killer midpoint twist I did not see coming. Wrap yourself in a duvet, grab a glass of eggnog and ask: should I answer the door? This book sleighed it. Adds a whole new meaning to Happy Hollidays.’ – Angela Clarke

‘The Deaths of December has such a beautifully wrought cast of characters. Perfect Holliday reading.’ – William Shaw

‘Deaths Of December is the ultimate slay ride – it’ll scare the baubles off your tree!’ – Mark Hill