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Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer

Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer

‘No wonder she’s been crowned Queen of Cosy Crime’ Mail on Sunday

The latest Agatha Raisin mystery from bestselling author M. C. Beaton

The team of bells at St. Ethelred church is the pride and glory of the idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna, together with the most dedicated bell ringers in the whole of England: the twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin.

As the village gets ready for the Bishop’s visit, the twins get overly-excited at the prospect of ringing the special peal of bells created for the occasion and start bullying the other bell ringers, forcing them to rehearse and rehearse . . . so much so that Joseph Kennell, a retired lawyer, yells at the sisters that he ‘felt like killing them’!

When the twins’ home is broken into one night and Millicent is found dead, struck from a hammer blow, suspicion falls onto the lawyer.

Will Agatha unmask the real killer and clear Joseph’s name?

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I’ve read all the Agatha Raisin series. There are plenty of twists and turns in a short read that means you’re always on your toes. If you’re like me, you’ll have deep affection for Agatha.’ Woman’s Way
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 4th October 2018

Price: £17.99

ISBN-13: 9781472126962

Reviews

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
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