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1472121457
Book:Agatha Raisin and the busy body; M.C. Beaton:2016 Book Agatha Raisin and the busy body; M.C. Beaton
Agatha Raisin and the busy body; M.C. Beaton
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2016
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Constable, 2016
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781472121455
Notes:
Agatha Raisin series
Originally published: New York: St. Martin's; London: Constable, 2010
Agatha Raisin has never been one for enforced holiday cheer, but her friendly little village of Carsely has always prided itself on its traditional Christmas festivities. But this year the bells will not be ringing out Silent Night.
Series: Agatha Raisin
Extent: 244 pages, 20 cm, pbk
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1472124472
Book:Death of a nag:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1995 After a romantic disappointment and an undeserved demotion, Scots village bobby Hamish MacBeth decides a week's holiday at the coastal village of Skag might be just the ticket. He's dead wrong, of course.
304 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124480
Book:Death of a macho man:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1996 Everybody in Lochdubh knew about the Macho Man, a bully who claimed to be a professional wrestler. His insults and sneaking around caused concern. So when he challenged PC Macbeth to a public fight, it triggered an epidemic of bookmaking.
320 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124502
Book:Death of a scriptwriter:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1998 Patricia Martyn-Broyd, now in her 70s, has retired to the Highlands. She hasn't written a word in years and her books are out of print. But now a television company is about to film her last detective story, featuring the aristocratic Scottish detective Lady Harriet Vare.
274 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1471323587
Large print:Hiss and hers:2013 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Paragon
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's, 2012 Agatha is in love again. This time it's the local gardener, George Marston, she has her eye on. But competition for his attention abounds. When George is a no-show at a charity ball Agatha goes looking for him and finds he has been murdered.
314 pages (large print) ; 25 cm (pbk)
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1780333110
Book:Refining Felicity:2012 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canvas
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: When Amy and Effie Tribble, two charming but impoverished spinster sisters, lose out on an inheritance, they place an advertisement and hire themselves out as professional chaperones. Vowing to prepare even the most difficult misses for marriage.
192 p. ; 18 cm (pbk)
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178033317X
Book:Lady Fortescue steps out:2013 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Canvas
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St Martin's Press, 1992 What do you do if you are of noble stock - but impoverished, and living in London with a certain style to maintain? One has to work - but one's relatives will be appalled when one turns one's hand to trade - and opens a hotel, The Poor Rrelation, offering employment to others of the same social standing and in the same awkward situation. This is precisely what Mrs Fortescue decides upon and, together with friend Colonel Sandhurst, transforms her decrepit Bond Street home into a posh hotel, offering guests the pleasure of being waited upon by the nobility.
184 pages ; 18 cm (pbk)
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Large print:Mrs Budley falls from grace:2015 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard format edition originally published: New York: St Martin's Press, 1993 Cut off by her own relations, pretty, dainty widow Eliza Budley must visit some other family manor to purloin expensive baubles. Happily, the rich Marquess of Peterhouse is in his dotage and wouldn't know a relative from a bedpost, so Eliza is sent to play the imposter. But things do not go as planned and Eliza is met by the new Marquess - wickedly handsome, and with all his wits about him. And somehow Eliza finds herself confessing her bluff to him and he in turn is much taken with her daring and charm - but can he fall in love with such a scheming widow from the world of trade?
256 pages (large print) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1472134710
Book:Agatha Raisin and the quiche of death:2020 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St Martin's, 1992 Meet Agatha Raisin, high-flying public relations boss turned village sleuth. After her many years of bullying and cajoling others, her early retirement to a picture-perfect village in the Cotswolds is a dream come true.
256 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1472124111
Book:Death of a snob:2017 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St Martin's, 1988 Hamish's holiday at a health farm on Eileencraig isn't quite what he expected when Morag Todd is found at the foot of a cliff with a broken neck. He must enliven his distinctively sleepy style of policing in order to solve the death of a snob.
224 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124634
Book:Death of a kingfisher:2019 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2012 The quiet village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer apart from a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which the tourist board has rechristened 'The Fairy Glen'. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive but then a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch with a noose around its neck.
288 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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