Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House
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Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House

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A vengeful ghost comes back to haunt the living?

Reports of a haunted house soon have Agatha snooping around, but it turns out the victim of the haunting is a universally disliked old biddy on whom someone is playing a practical joke. And then the old lady is murdered - but for Agatha, solving a crime is much more fun than hunting a ghost! Very soon she's up to her usual tricks, involving the villagers, local police, and, of course, her handsome new neighbour . . .


Praise for the Agatha Raisin series:

'Fast-paced, witty and well-plotted.' MyShelf.com

'Sharp, witty, hugely intelligent, unfailingly entertaining, delightfully intolerant and oh so magnificently non-PC, M.C. Beaton has created a national treasure' Anne Robinson

'M.C. Beaton's imperfect heroine is an absolute gem' Publishers Weekly

'The Miss Marple-like Raisin is a refreshing, sensible, wonderfully eccentric, thoroughly likeable heroine.' Booklist
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 24mm | 200g
  • Constable
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472121384
  • 9781472121387
  • 66,072

Review quote

'The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status.' -- Anne Robinson * The Times * 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 *
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About M.C. Beaton

M.C. Beaton (1936-2019) was the author of both the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have sold more than twenty-one million copies worldwide. She is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries, and her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky.
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Rating details

7,306 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (2,874)
3 33% (2,407)
2 5% (397)
1 1% (61)
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