By M. C. Beaton
Gloria French was once a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous chuckle and rosy cheeks. while she first moved from London to the fascinating Cotswolds hills, she used to be heartily welcomed. She appeared a do-gooder par excellence, elevating cash for the church and taking good care of the elderly. yet she had a foul behavior of borrowing issues and never giving them again, simply small issues, a teapot the following, a collection of silverware there. So it is particularly the surprise while she is located useless, murdered through a poisoned bottle of elderberry wine. Afraid the homicide could be a blight at the small city, Parish councillor, Jerry Tarrant, hires inner most detective Agatha Raisin to trace down the murderer.
But the village is secretive and the citizens resent Agatha's investigation. Of direction that does not cease the ever-persistent Agatha from investigating and sticking her nostril the place not anyone wishes it—especially because the suspect checklist grows. And, as though it is not sufficient that Agatha's ex has reentered the image, the assassin is now concentrating on Agatha!
With M.C. Beaton's Something Borrowed, Someone Dead the bossy, useless, and completely impossible to resist, Agatha Raisin is still a fan favorite.
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He shook his head. ” “Not that I heard. Oh, yes. There was one thing. ” “Our lady of the manor, that’s what. Gloria had organised a dance in the village hall. She borrowed a string of real pearls from Samantha Framington and she had a hell of a job getting them back. ” “But,” said Toni, “if Gloria had such a reputation, why did someone like Mrs. ” “That was shortly after Gloria moved into the village. Everyone thought she was great. ” * * * The trouble with wearing a sun hat, thought Agatha, as they plodded their way along to the manor house, was that it upset one’s hairdo.
Too early for me and too early for you,” said Bill, settling himself down in a garden chair. The cats rushed to give him a welcome. “It’s eleven o’ clock,” snapped Agatha, “and the pubs are open. ” When Agatha returned with a mug of coffee, it was to find that Hodge had draped himself around Bill’s neck while Boswell lay purring on his lap. Agatha looked sourly at the scene. Her cats only seemed glad to see her when it was feeding time. ” she asked, sitting down beside him. ” “Oh, the suspected poisoning.
Oh, yes. There was one thing. ” “Our lady of the manor, that’s what. Gloria had organised a dance in the village hall. She borrowed a string of real pearls from Samantha Framington and she had a hell of a job getting them back. ” “But,” said Toni, “if Gloria had such a reputation, why did someone like Mrs. ” “That was shortly after Gloria moved into the village. Everyone thought she was great. ” * * * The trouble with wearing a sun hat, thought Agatha, as they plodded their way along to the manor house, was that it upset one’s hairdo.