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The Deadly Dance (Agatha Raisin, #15) by M.C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance - M.C. Beaton

bookshelves: cotswolds, paris, published-2004, series, mystery-thriller, tbr-busting-2014, autumn-2014

Read from September 07 to 08, 2014

 

Read by Donada Peters

Description: Infuriated that her holiday was ruined by a mugging, Agatha Raisin decides to open up her own detective agency. The romance-minded sleuth is thrilled by visions of handsome fellow gumshoes and headline-making crimes—but soon finds the only cases she can get are a non-glamorous lot of lost cats and an errant teenager. But when a wealthy divorcée hires the agency to investigate a death threat against her daughter Cassandra, Agatha thwarts a vicious attack on the heiress bride. Now Agatha is in hot pursuit of the culprit. But when the groom’s father turns up dead, Agatha must untangle a growing list of suspects, from Carsely’s quiet village lanes to Paris’ most fashionable streets. Soon the willfully undaunted Agatha is in trouble with French and British police; on the outs (again) with old friends—and dead in the sights of a murderer.

Aggie is an annoying protagonist however one gets used to her to the point of addiction. This is the one where Ms Raisin cooks a Christmas dinner in the village hall for her neighbours.


3* - The Quiche of Death
3* - The Vicious Vet
3* - The Potted Gardener
3* - The Walkers of Dembley
3* - The Murderous Marriage
2* - The Terrible Tourist
3* - The Wellspring of Death
3* - The Wizard of Evesham
3* - The Witch of Wyckhadden
3* - The Fairies of Fryfam
3* - The Love from Hell
3* - The Day the Floods came
3* - The Case of the Curious Curate
3* - The Haunted House
3* - The Deadly Dance