By M. C. Beaton
After years of bullying others as a high-flying public family members boss, Agatha takes early retirement to a picture-perfect village within the Cotswolds. and the way larger to make buddies than through coming into the neighborhood quiche-making festival? to make sure first prize Agatha buys her access at a London delicatessen. unfortunately, Agatha's ideal product is quickly uncovered - as not just store-bought yet poisoned. the competition pass judgement on succumbs after consuming it, and with him pass Agatha's possibilities of rural bliss - until she will notice the true poisoner...
Read or Download Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1) PDF
Similar mystery books
A kinfolk of 4 murdered of their inn room. A unmarried mom and her boyfriend either stabbed to demise. A sordid background of violent crimes, repeated over and over--but many years aside. . .
Olivia Barker is a therapist without connection to the murders. yet she has heard issues. tales that retain her up at evening. information that just a killer might be aware of. A killer who might be certainly one of her sufferers. . .
Olivia has no evidence for her suspicions. yet because the physique count number rises, so do her fears. A rock is thrown via her window; her automobile tires are slashed; a chilling message is scrawled on her rest room replicate. Olivia is familiar with she's getting towards the reality. however the fact may be the final thing she'll ever understand. .
While the physique of Jarlath Walsh is found at the grounds of Dublin’s Trinity collage with the pinnacle crushed in, Sergeant Matt Minogue suspects that it wasn’t a random killing. Walsh used to be an idealist, yet an individual wishes the detective to think the younger guy used to be a drug-pusher. In a fateful conflict close to the Northern eire border, Inspector Minogue discovers the reality.
Whilst it seems a member of Warner Pier? ™s library board has been residing on borrowed time, Lee is set to find who wrote the sufferer? ™s ultimate chapter…
Running TenHuis Chocolade retains Lee McKinney Woodyard busy adequate, yet now she? ™s been provided diverse positions within the city of Warner Pier? "one at the tourism committee and one other at the library board. to determine among the 2, she is going to Warner Pier? ™s historical library to take a look at the board? ™s per month meeting.
As ordinary, rumors are flying in the course of the small city? "this time, they? ™re in regards to the rugged new library director, Henry “Butch” Cassidy, and the adjustments he allegedly plans to make. Butch is certainly beautiful? "but Lee doesn? ™t get an opportunity to determine approximately his proposed adjustments. a couple of minutes into the assembly, the dialogue is interrupted by way of the terrified screams of the library clerk.
She has came upon the dead physique of Abigail VanRoostock, a prim and correct retiring member of the board, crumpled in a heap on the backside of the basement stairs. unexpectedly, all people in attendance, together with Lee, is suspected in her homicide. And as Lee reveals out, they? ™ve all acquired whatever to hide…
INCLUDES TASTY CHOCOLATE minutiae!
At domestic on Sanpere Island, Maine, caterer and beginner sleuth religion Fairchild discovers that actual property could be homicide, specially while it’s all within the kin, during this twenty-second ebook within the renowned secret series.
The Fourth of July is likely one of the most well liked on checklist or even the breeze off Penobscot Bay can’t appear to cool issues down for religion Fairchild and the remainder of the folk on Sanpere Island. however the fireworks are only starting. After the celebrations are over, religion discovers a physique within the woods close to The Birches, an early twentieth-century “cottage. ”
The physique is pointed out because the Birches’ housekeeper, who turns out to have succumbed to a center assault. The dying is just one of the dramatic occasions upending the old condominium. A kinfolk collecting has been referred to as to make a decision who will inherit the a lot enjoyed, and intensely helpful, property that has been within the Proctor kin for generations. With this a lot funds concerned, it’s only a subject of time sooner than difficulty arises.
Faith is juggling her family difficulties. Her teenage son, Ben, has began a brand new activity as a dishwasher on the giggling Gull Lodge—learning issues which may land him in very popular water. And her daughter Amy is anxious approximately her new pal, Daisy Proctor. Daisy is terrified—convinced that somebody is making an attempt to cast off her mom from getting a proportion of The Birches. to guard her little ones, religion has to discover a potential murderer—before he moves too with regards to her own residence.
- Scorched Eggs (Cackleberry Club Mysteries, Book 6)
- Cold Florida (Foggy Moskowitz Mystery, Book 1)
- The Mad and the Bad
- Gluten for Punishment (A Baker's Treat Mystery, Book 1)
Additional resources for Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1)
Detective Superintendent Carter swung himself out of the passenger seat and saluted the Governor. " And, turning to McLeery: "Christ! " But McLeery cut across whatever explanation the Governor might have given. "Elsfield Way, officer! I know where Evans .. " He was breathing heavily, and leaned for support against the side of the car, where the imprint of his hand was left in tarnished crimson. In bewilderment Carter looked to the Governor for guidance. " "Take him with you, if you think he'll be all right.
McLeery: "Now. " Silence. McLeery: "In the top right-hand corner write your index number 313. And in the box just below that, write your centre number 271. " Silence. m. " McLeery: "I don't know about that. I ' Stephens: "Mr. Jackson's given me strict instructions to ' Evans: "Ow the 'ell am I supposed to concentrate on me exam with a bleedin' screw breathin' down me neck? Christ! Sorry, sir, I didn't mean ' The Governor reached for the phone. "Jackson? Ah, good. Get Stephens out of that cell, will you?
Stephens personally was to make absolutely sure that the door was locked on Evans after McLeery had left the cell. Understood? Understood. m. the Governor heard the final exchanges. " Silence. " Silence. Scraping of chairs and tables. " McLeery: "Good .. Mr. " (Very loud) The Governor heard the door clang to for the last time. The examination was over. " asked Stephens as he walked beside McLeery to the main gates. "Och. " His Scots accent seemed broader than ever, and his long black overcoat, reaching almost to his knees, fostered the illusion that he had suddenly grown slimmer.
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1) by M. C. Beaton