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Agatha Raisin: As The Pig Turns by M. C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin: As The Pig Turns

Part of the Agatha Raisin Series
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This series just gets better and better. Each one is a stand-alone novel featuring the one and only crime sleuth Agatha Raisin. If you like Agatha Christie then you'll love this Agatha too.

If you like M. C. Beaton you might also like to read books by Catriona McPherson, Mary Deasy and Carola Dunn.

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Agatha Raisin: As The Pig Turns by M. C. Beaton

Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village next door to Carsely, has decided to throw a celebratory hog roast to mark the beginning of the winter holiday festivities and Agatha Raisin has arrived with friend and rival in the sleuthing business, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the spit pig is carried towards the bed of fiery charcoal Agatha - and the rest of the village - realise that things aren't as they seem...Very quickly it transpires that the spit pig is in fact Gary Beech, a policeman not much loved in Winter Parva. And although Agatha has every intention of leaving the affair to the police, she rapidly changes her mind when she finds out Gary's ex-wife has hired Toni to investigate. Cantankerous and competitive as Agatha is, she has to now join the fray and try and solve the case herself. Praise for M C Beaton's Agatha Raisin series: I know I once vowed to read only Agatha Christie for a year but I cheated. My Number 1 mistress, M.C. Beaton and her Agatha Raisin whodunits. Agatha is like Miss Marple with a drinking problem, a pack a day habit and major man lust. In fact, I think she may be living my dream life . ( Entertainment Weekly ). Once again M.C. Beaton has concocted an amusing brew of mystery and romance that will keep her fans turning the pages . ( Publisher's Weekly ). Pure entertainment . ( The Guardian ).


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.
Anne Robinson

* The Times *

About the Author

M. C. Beaton

M. C. Beaton is the renowned bestselling author of the Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin series. She has written many detective and romance novels alongside having an illustrious career on Fleet Street. Already a household name and, according to Anne Robinson, a ‘national treasure’, she is ranked among John Grisham and Maeve Binchy as a heavyweight of the publishing world. She divides her time between Paris and a village in the Cotswolds that is very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.

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19th April 2012


M. C. Beaton

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Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson


272 pages


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