Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye
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Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye

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Yuletide overindulgence on the poison front . . .

During the dark, grey days of early December Agatha is obsessed by two things - the looming festivities, and her ex, James Lacey. In order to drive the latter from her thoughts, Agatha concentrates on planning the perfect Christmas for her friends.

Even the murder of a Mrs Tamworthy, poisoned with hemlock, does little to distract her and yet it should, as Mrs Tamworthy had written to Agatha, telling her that one of her family wanted to see her dead before the year was out. So slightly guiltily (and belatedly), Agatha sets out to solve the case before the 25th rolls around . . .

Praise for the Agatha Raisin series:

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

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

'Agatha Raisin is sharp, witty, hugely intelligent, unfailingly entertaining, delightfully intolerant and oh so magnificently non PC. M.C. Beaton has created a new national treasure' Anne Robinson
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 127 x 197 x 18mm | 193g
  • Constable
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472121422
  • 9781472121424
  • 34,856

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‘The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status.’
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'The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status.' * 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-two 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

7,076 ratings
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4 39% (2,777)
3 33% (2,358)
2 6% (400)
1 1% (60)
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