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The Resource Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M. C. Beaton

Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M. C. Beaton

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Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery
Title
Pushing up daisies
Title remainder
an Agatha Raisin mystery
Statement of responsibility
M. C. Beaton
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Agatha Raisin, private detective, resident in the Cotswold village of Carsely, should have been a contented and happy woman. But things are about to get a little less cozy. Lord Bellington, a wealthy land developer, wants to turn the community garden into a housing estate. And when Agatha and her friend Sir Charles Fraith attempt to convince Lord Bellington to abandon his plans, he scoffs, "Do you think I give a damn about what a lot of pesky villagers want?" So it's no surprise that some in the town are feeling celebratory when Agatha finds his obituary in the newspaper two weeks later. The villagers are relieved to learn that Bellington's son and heir, Damian, has no interest in continuing his father's development plans. Except the death was apparently murder, and the police see Damian as suspect number one though Agatha finds plenty of others when he hires her to find the real killer. The good news is that a handsome retired detective named Gerald has recently moved to town. Too bad he was seen kissing another newcomer. Soon, another murder further entangles Gerald and Agatha in a growing web of intrigue as they work with her team of detectives work to uncover the killer's identity." -- Provided by Amazon
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Gloria French was a jolly widow with dyed blonde hair, a raucous laugh and rosy cheeks. When she first moved from London to the charming Cotswolds Hills, she was heartily welcomed. She seemed a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she had a nasty habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, just small things, a teapot here, a set of silverware there. So it's quite the shock when she is found dead, murdered by a poisoned bottle of elderberry wine
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Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518179
Cataloging source
DLC
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Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Agatha Raisin mysteries
Series volume
27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Murder
  • City and town life
  • Cotswold Hills (England)
Target audience
general
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an Agatha Raisin mystery
Label
Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M. C. Beaton
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
301 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410489388
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016035323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952982466
Label
Pushing up daisies : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M. C. Beaton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
301 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410489388
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016035323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952982466

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