Book 67 of 60 Book Challenge, Book 1 of The Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge
A Very Special Christmas Novel in the middle of a series about His Majesty’s Spies or something in Regency England. Jane Austen herself makes an appearance (for no good reason that I can see). Secret messages were hidden in pudding and a noc list of some sort has disappeared. The baddies seem to think our heroine, a new young schoolteacher, has it.
This was heavier on the romance and lighter on the mystery than I had hoped, but our hero was the most charming thing. And I really dig the idea of a full twelve days of Christmas holiday in the countryside.