By M. C. Beaton
After years of bullying others as a high-flying public kin boss, Agatha takes early retirement to a picture-perfect village within the Cotswolds. and the way higher to make pals than by way of getting into the neighborhood quiche-making pageant? to make sure first prize Agatha buys her access at a London delicatessen. lamentably, Agatha's excellent product is quickly uncovered - as not just store-bought yet poisoned. the competition pass judgement on succumbs after consuming it, and with him move Agatha's possibilities of rural bliss - until she will detect the true poisoner...
Read Online or Download Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1) PDF
Best mystery books
Donut store proprietor Suzanne Hart admits her candy treats don't precisely qualify as well-being foodstuff. yet does she fairly should be categorised a "killer" by means of neighborhood radio jockey Lester Moorefield? the irritating host is urging voters to boycott Suzanne's "deadly dough" factory—until he's stumbled on lifeless himself, filled with considered one of Suzanne's éclairs.
Whilst portrait painter and low detective, Charles Honeybath, can pay a trip to his outdated good friend Edwin Lightfoot, there are a number of surprises in shop. Edwin's irksome spouse is packing her luggage, whereas Edwin is indulging in an eccentric video game of pretence—acting the a part of a long-dead petty legal named Flannel Foot.
What do the lifeless do after they can't depart. .. and don't comprehend why?
The afterlife doesn't include a handbook. in truth, Hart and Bowler (two usual, yet useless males) have needed to determine the principles in their new life for themselves. It's that truth (along with being not able to go away the bounds in their urban centre, not able to speak with the opposite misplaced souls, not able to leisure in case The Beast may still trap as much as them, not able to even sleep) that makes getting out in their scenario a priority.
But Hart and Bowler don't comprehend why they're there within the first position, and in the event that they ever are looking to go away, they are going to need to locate the entire solutions for you to comprehend the physics of the useless: What are the unusual, gleaming gadgets that move around the sky? who're the dwelling humans surrounded through a blue glow? What are their actual barriers in that position, and feature they absolutely explored the probabilities of what they could do?
Time is operating out; their afterlife was once by no means purported to be this manner, and in the event that they don't make it out quickly, they're destined to finish up just like the others. Insane, and on my own ceaselessly. ..
The connoisseur Detective: He's acquired a present for nutrients, a style for adventure-and a nostril for nabbing a killer.
Critics hailed Peter King's debut novel, The connoisseur Detective, the 1st in a scrumptious secret sequence that includes the connoisseur Detective-a chef-turned-culinary-sleuth.
Now, in his moment day trip, the connoisseur Detective is on his manner from London to manhattan to authenticate Ko-Feng-an pricey spice, misplaced for hundreds of years, and lauded for its flavor and purported features as an aphrodisiac. but if the Ko-Feng disappears below his nose-and a culinary colleague turns up dead-the gourmand Detective turns into the major suspect in a case extra slippery than Oysters Rockefeller. As he chefs up a scheme to discover the killer, the connoisseur Detective embarks on a mouth-watering romp in the course of the ethnic eateries of recent York urban, tasting his approach to ultimate justice.
- Prayers for Rain (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, Book 5)
- Death Without Company: A Walt Longmire Mystery
- Hunter Moran Saves the Universe
- Real Murders (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 1)
Additional resources for Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1)
Cantelli would have to write a report on their interview with the TV divers, unless Bliss expected him to waste time on it, given their status. He didn’t know what he was going to write up about this investigation, but then maybe there wasn’t one here, and Dr Clayton would find both mother and son had died from natural causes. ’ Horton asked, trying not to hear the slamming doors and rattling keys. He couldn’t prevent the tightening in his chest and the slightly nauseous feeling rising in his throat, which hinted at the beginnings of an attack of claustrophobia.
This is where you should be, Inspector,’ she said, eyeing him like he was a dung beetle. ‘Not deploying uniformed resources without approval from the duty inspector and requesting staff from the scientific services department to take fingerprints and photographs without authorization from me. ’ ‘It was hardly that,’ Horton retorted, thinking why the hell doesn’t she shift her narrow backside out of my chair, sitting there like she’s the chief bloody constable. Less than two months ago she was a DI like him.
Horton asked wearily. He’d had enough of Marion Keynes already. ‘Mr Chrystal and his bloody brothers, that’s who. They own the Rest Haven and half a dozen old people’s homes on the coast. Dead Man’s Wharf 37 They’re probably looking for someone to blame in case the family sue, not that Irene’s son is in a position to. ’ she said with relish. Horton disliked her considerably, and he didn’t much care if it showed. ’ Cantelli persisted. ,’ she snapped, glaring at him. ’ Horton asked. ’ Horton didn’t believe her.