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The Mistletoe Mystery: A Maid Novella (Molly the Maid) (Hardcover)

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Molly the Maid has a whole new mystery to solve in this heartwarming novella from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Maid and The Mystery Guest.

Molly Gray has always loved the holidays. When Molly was a child, her gran went to great lengths to make the season merry and bright, full of cherished traditions. The first few Christmases without Gran were hard on Molly, but this year, her beloved boyfriend and fellow festive spirit, Juan Manuel, is intent on making the season Molly’s mofinst joyful yet.

But when a Secret Santa gift exchange at the Regency Grand Hotel raises questions about who Molly can and cannot trust, she dives headfirst into solving her most consequential—and personal—mystery yet. Molly has a bad feeling about things, and she starts to wonder: has she yet again mistaken a frog for a prince?

A heartwarming, magical story about the true spirit of the season, The Mistletoe Mystery reminds us that love is the greatest mystery of all.

About the Author


Nita Prose is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Mystery Guest and The Maid, which has sold over one million copies worldwide and was published in more than forty countries. A Good Morning America Book Club pick, The Maid won the Ned Kelly Award for International Crime Fiction, the Fingerprint Award for Debut Novel of the Year, the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, and the Barry Award for Best First Mystery. The Maid was also an Edgar Award finalist for Best Novel. Nita lives in Toronto, Canada, in a house that is only moderately clean.

Praise For…


Praise for The Maid

A Good Morning America Book Club pick


“A delightful whodunit.”—People

“[Nita Prose] threads a steady needle with the intricate plotting, the locked-room elements of the
mystery and especially Molly’s character. The reader comes to understand Molly’s worldview, and to sympathize with her longing to be accepted—a quest that gives The Maid real emotional heft.”The New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice

“Excellent and totally entertaining . . . the most interesting (and endearing) main character in a long time.”—Stephen King

“What begins as a sprightly murder mystery turns into a meaningful, and at times even delicate, portrait of growth.”—NPR

“A murder mystery with tremendous heart.”—Lisa Jewell, New York Times bestselling author of None of This Is True

“Think Clue. Think page-turner.”—Glamour

“[Molly’s] bravery, kindness, and lack of artifice are engaging enough to have you rooting for
her all the way.”—The Guardian


Praise for The Mystery Guest

“A delightful whodunit and a pointed social commentary.”—The Washington Post

“Prose’s latest builds upon the charms of her debut, The Maid. . . . Once again someone has died at the Regency Grand, and once again, Molly is a suspect. Prose’s . . . plotting is seamless, but it’s Molly’s character that sets this mystery apart.”—The New York Times

“Affecting and socially pointed.”Fresh Air

“Polished to perfection!”—Shari Lapena, New York Times bestselling author of Everyone Here Is Lying

“A page-turning delight from start to finish.”—Jenny Jackson, New York Times bestselling
author of Pineapple Street


“Wise and winning and altogether wondrous.”—A. J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling
author of The Woman in the Window


“Molly is a singular character—she’s intelligent, unfailingly honest and the epitome of a professional maid.”BookPage


Product Details
ISBN: 9780593875445
ISBN-10: 0593875443
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: October 1st, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Molly the Maid