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In the holiday mood? Check out Crime Reads’ 10 Thrillers You Forgot Take Place During Christmas by Dwyer Murphy. Or, consider how many of our favorite holiday films are really rather dark and grim, and browse Which Christmas Classic Is The Most Noir? Both articles put me in a merry mood before getting ready to head to Saturday and Sunday’s succession of hectic holiday hoe-downs (before I can escape to a much more peaceful Xmas Eve and Xmas day far, far away).