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Agatha Raisin: Beating About the Bush By M.C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin: Beating About the Bush

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The latest Agatha Raisin mystery from bestselling author M. C. Beaton, about an eccentric Cotswolds-based detective with an erratic love life and a penchant for G and Ts and cigarettes . . .
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Agatha Raisin: Beating About the Bush by M.C. Beaton

'Every new Agatha Raisin escapade is a total joy' ASHLEY JENSEN

'No wonder she's been crowned Queen of Cosy Crime' MAIL ON SUNDAY

'A Beaton novel is like The Archers on speed' DAILY MAIL

'The detective novels of M C Beaton have reached cult status' THE TIMES

'Irresistible, unputdownable, a joy' ANNE ROBINSON

Agatha Raisin returns for her 30th adventure . . .
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When private detective Agatha Raisin comes across a severed leg in a roadside hedge, it looks like she is about to become involved in a particularly gruesome murder. Looks, however, can be deceiving, as Agatha discovers when she is employed to investigate a case of industrial espionage at a factory where nothing is quite what it seems.

The factory mystery soon turns to murder and a bad-tempered donkey turns Agatha into a national celebrity, before bringing her ridicule and shame. To add to her woes, Agatha finds herself grappling with growing feelings for her friend and occasional lover, Sir Charles Fraith. Then, as a possible solution to the factory murder unfolds, her own life is thrown into deadly peril. Will Agatha get her man at last? Or will the killer get her first?

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Praise for M. C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series

'The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status' The Times

'A Beaton novel is like The Archers on speed' Daily Mail

'Agatha is like Miss Marple with a drinking problem, a pack-a-day habit and major man lust. In fact, I think she could be living my dream life' Entertainment Weekly

'Agatha Raisin is sharp, witty, hugely intelligent, unfailingly entertaining. . . M C Beaton has created a new national treasure... the stories zing along and are irresistible, unputdownable, a joy. If you buy one book a year, let it be this. Agatha Raisin is The Strongest Link' Anne Robinson

'M. C. Beaton's imperfect heroine is an absolute gem' Publishers Weekly

'Being a cranky, middle-aged female myself, I found Agatha charming!' Amazon customer review

'[Agatha] is a glorious cross between Miss Marple, Auntie Mame, and Lucille Ball, with a tad of pit bull tossed in. She's wonderful' St. Petersburg Times

'Anyone interested in . . . intelligent, amusing reading will want to make the acquaintance of Mrs. Agatha Raisin' Atlanta Journal-Constitution

'Few things in life are more satisfying than to discover a brand-new Agatha Raisin mystery' Tampa Tribune-Times

'Beaton has a winner in the irrepressible, romance-hungry Agatha' Chicago Sun-Times

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About M.C. Beaton


M.C. Beaton (1936-2019) was the author of both the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have sold more than twenty-one million copies worldwide. She is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries, and her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky.

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GOR010456739
Agatha Raisin: Beating About the Bush by M.C. Beaton
M.C. Beaton
Agatha Raisin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2020-03-05
256
1472127005
9781472127006
N/A
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