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Pushing up daisies: an Agatha Raisin mystery

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New York Times bestselling author M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin is back on a case and poking around where she doesn't belong. When Agatha Raisin left behind her public-relations business in London, she fulfilled her dream of settling in the cozy British Cotswolds where she began a successful private detective agency. Unfortunately, the village she lives in is about to get a little less cozy. Lord Bellington, a wealthy land developer, wants to turn the community garden into a housing estate. When Agatha and her friend Sir Charles Fraith attempt to convince Lord Bellington to abandon his plans, he scoffs, 'Do you think I give a damn about those pesky villagers?' So when Agatha finds his obituary in the newspaper two weeks later, it's no surprise that some people in town are feeling celebratory. The villagers are relieved to learn that Bellington's son and heir, Damian, has no interest in continuing his father's development plans. But the police are definitely interested in him-as suspect number one. His father's death, it seems, was no accident. But when Damian hires Agatha to find the real killer, she finds no shortage of suspects. The good news is that a handsome, retired detective named Gerald has recently moved to town. Too bad he was seen kissing another newcomer. But when that woman is also found murdered, Gerald is eager to help Agatha with the case. Agatha, Gerald, and her team of detectives must untangle a web of contempt in order to uncover a killer's identity. Pushing Up Daisies continues the tradition of this beloved mystery series.
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seriesAgatha Raisin mysteries
series_with_volumeAgatha Raisin mysteries|27
subject_facetBeaton, M. C. -- Agatha Raisin Mysteries -- book 27
City and town life -- England -- Fiction
Cotswold Hills (England) -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Large type books
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Women private investigators -- England -- Cotswold Hills -- Fiction
title_displayPushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery
title_fullPushing Up Daisies
Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery / M.C. Beaton
Pushing up daisies [electronic resource] / M. C. Beaton
Pushing up daisies [text (large print)] : an Agatha Raisin mystery / M. C. Beaton
title_shortPushing up daisies
title_suban Agatha Raisin mystery
topic_facetBeaton, M. C
City and town life
Fiction
Investigation
Large type books
Murder
Mystery
Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character)
Women private investigators