Christmas, Joyce

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CHRISTMAS, Joyce. Also writes as Christmas Peterson. American, b. 1939. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Public Relations and Advertising Writer and Copy Ed., Writer mag., Boston, (Editorial Assistant, 1963-68; Associate Ed., 1973-76); Hotel computer consultant and Managing Ed., CKC Report: Hotel Technology Newsletter, NYC, 1981-. Publications: Blood Child, 1982; Dark Tide, 1983; Suddenly, in Her Sorbet, 1988; Simply to Die For, 1989; A Fete Worse than Death, 1990; A Stunning Way to Die, 1991; Friend or Faux, 1991; It's Her Funeral, 1992; This Business Is Murder, 1993; A Perfect Day for Dying, 1994; Death at Face Value, 1995; Mourning Gloria, 1996; Going Out in Style, 1998; Downsized to Death, 1999; Mood to Murder, 1999; Dying Well, 2000; A Better Class of Murder, 2000. Address: c/o Evan Marshall, 6 Tristam Pl., Pine Brook, NJ 07058, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]