CLOSED: Win six Christmas crime novels and a John Lewis hamper

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With the holiday season just around the corner, we’re celebrating by giving one lucky winner a bundle of six chilling crime reads with a festive twist, plus a John Lewis & Partners Spirit of Christmas Hamper. The hamper includes a great selection of traditional treats such as mince pies, chutney and Christmas pudding. There’s also a bottle of Prosecco and a box of Christmas crackers to make your festive gathering go out with a bang.

The book bundle will include Death Comes at Christmas by Gladys Mitchell, Footsteps in the Dark Georgette Heyer, 19th Christmas by James Patterson, The Secret Santa by Trish Harnetiaux, A Maigret Christmas by Georges Simenon and Cold Christmas by Alastair Gunn.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply enter your details below. Good luck!

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393 Comments

  1. Louise Chamberlain-Jones says

    Lovely prize, fingers crossed! πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸΌπŸ€ΆπŸ»

  2. Lisa Clayton says

    Wonderful competition ..keeping fingers crossed . The novels look great ! Love a book at Christmas !

  3. Anonymous says

    What not to. Like. A load of thrillers!! Curl. Up. With a book by a nice fire.

    • Debbie says

      Working till late Xmas eve. This would be a fab way to start my Xmas day😁😁😁😁

  4. Dympna Greene says

    I love to read – always have. I find reading takes me into another world. It makes me think about other times and places and by the time I finish a book I have immersed myself in another time and place and I am totally relaxed.

    • Anonymous says

      It is a great competition I would love to win and some great books to win

  5. Vicki Hassan says

    What a fantastic prize! I receive Dead Good posts and reviews and very often I do follow up on their recommendations.

  6. Denise Wood says

    What a great prize,would make my Christmas this year for sure ! Good luck to every one πŸŽ„πŸŽ…β›„πŸ’ Thanks to deadbooks.co.uk
    Christmas crime novels πŸ’ŸπŸ’Ÿ

  7. Louise Blackwell says

    Wow!!!! A truly fabulous prize for any avid reader. Keeping legs, fingers and toes tightly crossed πŸ™‚

  8. Carol Sparrow says

    I just love a good christmas book. Far better than tv. Hot chocolate, snuggly blanket and a feel good book

  9. Rebecca Jane Blake says

    Would be a perfect Christmas present to me.
    ❀️ πŸ“– πŸŽ„

  10. Jo-Anne Gregg says

    Certainly something totally out of my comfort zone to read. I look forward to the challenge. Thank you for the opportunity.

  11. Jeanne says

    Love competitions almost as much as a good read! Good luck everyone and Merry Christmas.

  12. Denise says

    Just entered this competition, fingers crossed!πŸ“–πŸŽ„πŸ¦ŒπŸŽ…πŸŽ

  13. Emma Blacker says

    Looking forward to curling up with the good books and( fingers crossed ),the contents of your amazing hamper!Thanks so much😍

  14. Christine Halat says

    Amazing prize from a prestigious company and at the right time of year

  15. Joanne says

    Great prize to win. Love a good crime story this would make my nights at Christmas sitting chilling with a good book and some munchies to snack on.

  16. Julie Loveday says

    Looking forward to the newsletters. Looking for some new reads and recommendations πŸ™‚πŸ“–πŸ“š X

  17. Anonymous says

    I would love to win this going to spend Christmas with my family and meet my

    • Carol says

      It would be lovely to win such an amazing gift. Good luck to everyone and thank you

  18. Melanie says

    Great competition I was wanting some new books and these ones are already picked for my. That’s if I win. πŸ˜€

  19. Ellenrenfrew good prize . says

    Good prize especially when I’m no paid for Xmas so I won’t be celebrating this year.

  20. gillian thornley says

    love to win this superb competition all the lush goodies as well .

  21. Anonymous says

    Love to share this with my hubby. We need a relaxing Christmas & this be perfect for us. πŸ€žπŸ€πŸŽ„

  22. Petra says

    That would be a nice present under the xmas πŸŽ„
    Fingers crossed 🀞

  23. Angie says

    Would be lovely to indulge in your hamper and read some good books over Christmas.

  24. Beth Kellaway says

    Being a pensioner so not a lot of money but would love to have some lovely treats when my family visit

  25. Lesley Grist says

    Interesting prize love the book selection. Probably buy them if I don’t win, I love a Christmas themed read at this time of year πŸŽ„

  26. Sue Walkman says

    Such a awesome prize. Great to celebrate my 50th Anniversary with. I can dream πŸ₯³πŸ˜˜

  27. Linda says

    I’d love to win this bundle, it would keep me entertained this Christmas!

  28. Sandra jones says

    Fab giveaway good luck all & merry Christmas xx πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…πŸŒ²πŸ’–β›„

  29. Pauline says

    What an amazing prize. All my favourite things in one basket! Good luck everyone and happy Christmas πŸŽ…πŸ€Άβ˜ƒοΈβ„

  30. Linda says

    Thank you for the chance to win this lovely prize , would certainly brighten up Christmas . Merry Christmas everyone x

  31. Diane Williamson. says

    Love crime stories. Especially by …….James Patterson.
    Just ordered his latest, called …..Criss Cross….at my Library.

  32. Wendy Parry says

    It’s the books that excite me, but sure my grandchildren would love the hamper.πŸͺ🍾

  33. Margaret Bullen says

    I read a lot and have read some of the authors books. Would be great to win the prize.

  34. Stacie says

    Lovely prize, good luck everyone. Hope you all have a very merry Christmas.

  35. Audrey Efthymiou says

    Would love to win this lovely hamper and share with my family. Also love reading so books would be an added bonus. πŸ€žπŸ€ΆπŸŽ„

  36. Kathryn Whitehead says

    I would love to win this lovely prize,so I can surprise my daughter & family on Christmas Eve.

  37. Julie says

    Fantastic giveaway and thanks for the chance to enter fingers crossed everyone 🀞 πŸ€ πŸ™

  38. Helen says

    What an amazing prize!😍 I’d probably share it with some of my book loving family and friends. X Good luck everyone 🀞🀞🀞

  39. Bookworm says

    A fabulous prize. What could be better on a dark winter’s night than curling up with a festive book and a glass of wine.

  40. Barbara Hughes says

    I would love to win this hamper would be a lovely Christmas present

  41. Madeline Leslie-Steele says

    A bundle of Thrillers and a John Lewis hamper! Stoke the fire and let the winter hibernation commence πŸ’–

  42. Jillian Wendy Platt says

    Fabulous competition πŸŽ‰πŸΈπŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸŽ€ Just home from hospital and could do with some good books and some treats! ❀ πŸ‘Œ πŸŽ€ missing work and the horses πŸ‡

  43. Sue says

    Exactly what’s needed to share out amongst friends or family. Thank you for the opportunity x

  44. Jenny Barker says

    Purchase most of my Christmas food from Waitrose@as feel it cannot be beaten

  45. Valerie Hobson says

    Fantastic. Plenty to read whilst I’m in hospital for an operation.

  46. Laura says

    Would love this! Amazing giveaway! Liked and shared xx
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  47. Lynne says

    Gotta love a good read, and a few scrummy nibbles would be the perfect partner in crime

  48. Angela says

    What a lovely prize, I love reading, and enjoy a good book,and goodies to share to, a really super prize

  49. Jennifer simpson brilliant prize πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…β€ says

    Lovely Xmas prize πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…β€

  50. Theresa Ingham says

    Fantastic Xmas prize, books and hamper of goodies, What more can you ask for Christmas.
    Here’s hoping

  51. Kenn Rosser says

    Great Christmas Prize….would love to win this of course.You have to be in it to Win it.
    All good fun part of the festive season. 🎁🎁🎁🍷🍷

  52. Angela Popplewell says

    It Would be great to win this prize as I just love reading. With Christmas approaching, it would be great to cosy up on the sofa with a good book.

  53. Janet Goddard says

    A really fantastic Christmas gift I would love to win this πŸŽ„πŸ€ΆπŸŽ…

  54. Maria Blackwell says

    Amazing prize – love books πŸ“š love good food πŸ₯˜ love ❀️ John Lewis; perfection for Christmas πŸŽ„

  55. Kerry Jennings says

    Such positive feedback from everyone, just give me a nice warm blanket a few good crime books and a lovely nice drink to chill. Merry xmas everyone.

  56. Anne Irwin says

    Fabulous prize. I love reading so will enjoy this prize if I’m lucky enough to win. Merry Christmas and good luck to all πŸŽ„πŸŽ…β„οΈπŸ₯‚

  57. Sheria clarke says

    What a fab gift be great to win this I could have a read when iam in hospital

  58. Terena says

    What a fantastic prize to win for Christmas I’ll have to cross my fingers and toes ha! ha!

  59. Anonymous says

    Amazing prize never won anything before would be a happy Christmas thankyou

  60. Louise Chamberlain-Jones says

    Like, entered & shared. Great selection of books on the website! Very generous prize. πŸŽ„πŸ€žπŸΌ

  61. Susanne Sims says

    I love the smell of new books, and they can be passed around the family as we all love a good book.

  62. Marie vasquez says

    Crime books for my mama she loves them something for her to read over xmas

  63. Keleva says

    Fab prize & a real Xmas treat πŸ€©πŸŽ…πŸ€ΆπŸŽ„πŸŽπŸ’«πŸ€ž

  64. Tina says

    I would love this hamper, to share with my husband, and the books are a huge bonus.

  65. Sarah Moses says

    Thank you for your great book reviews & recommendations. This prize is a fantastic bonus.

  66. Julie says

    Last Christmas was a right off my hubby Mark was in hospital recovering from a quadruple bypass. So it will be great to celebrate this year with him home and well xx

  67. Adelaide Gower says

    I told my son who lives in New Zealand about Dead good and he is a great fan.

  68. Mae Grant says

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Would be lovely to share at my next book club in January 2020, especially since the book is Toast by chef Nigel Slater.
    Merry Christmas and a New Year. πŸŒ²πŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ“šπŸ’›πŸΉπŸΉπŸΉπŸΉπŸŽ
    Thanks for chance to win. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
    Mae

  69. Joanne Snape says

    Perfect timing, Christmas holidays, comfy sofa and a decent glass of red, heaven

  70. Helen Hill says

    Great prize good books and a delicious hamper all I need is to win a quiet Sunday a locked door and a fire ❣️ oh and luck! Please x

  71. Jane Sweetman says

    A good mixture of interesting novels for people that still like the actual book to read page by page.

  72. Ann Dickinson says

    Thank you for the chance to win this wonderful prize. I love reading good books.

  73. Anonymous says

    Can honestly say I have had a difficult year seven procedures in and out off hospital, I have really missed good food and being able to have a quiet read this would be wonderful gift.

  74. Barbara Atyeo says

    Quiet Christmas curled up with a good book and some lovey food to eat would be sheer bliss! Yes please!

  75. Jayne Alison james says

    I would love to win the books especially for my son who is struggling at the moment. I would enjoy sharing the hamper with my family.Good luck everyone.

  76. Paul says

    Would be wonderful for Christmas πŸ€žπŸŽ…πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ’ž

  77. Pamela says

    What a fantastic gift, especially for avid readers. Can’t beat a new book or 3 for Christmas!! Would love to share this with the family πŸŽ„β„οΈπŸŽ€πŸŽβ›„β­

  78. Teresa says

    Lovely selection of books and time to read them over the festive season. Happy days!

  79. Elizabeth MacDonald says

    On I’m getting the childlike feeling of Christmas…excitement mixed with hope of receiving joyous present!! πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚

  80. Moyra Curtis says

    Just would be so perfect for long winter nights. Good books and treats. Perfect

  81. Helen says

    Would be a smashing gift for my lovely mum. Heres hoping I’m a lucky one ,thanks.

  82. Barbara Rees says

    Oh! I would love to win, I am an avid reader a enjoy a glass of something nice to make me feel mellow.Such a lovely prize.

  83. Giacomo Atkinson says

    I would love to win this hamper so I could gift it to my family in Australia.

  84. Janette Lancaster says

    A beautiful prize to donate to the local hospice , I’m sure the staff will be grateful for the contents of your smashing hamper , there will be something for everyone, so 🀞🀞🀞🀞🀞🀞🀞🀞🀞 And a merry christmas to you all and thanks for donating such a super prize xxxx

  85. lrene McLoughlin says

    absolutely love crime books and what better way to enjoy after after a family Christmas than with a few treats and a glass of proseco x

  86. Fiona says

    What a fabulous website! Never visited before but both me and my mum love crime novels
    So this is ideal! What a super prize too! I’d surprise my mum if I won – thank you and brilliant website find will be back regularly πŸŽ„β€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»

  87. Gillian Young says

    Just love a good read and the hamper would put the crowning touch on it.