Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book by M. C. Beaton

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 associates than by means of getting into the neighborhood quiche-making pageant? to make sure first prize Agatha buys her access at a London delicatessen. regrettably, Agatha's ideal 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 probabilities of rural bliss - except she will be able to observe the genuine poisoner...

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Gertie’s voice trailed away into amazed silence as she saw that the woman she was addressing was followed by another woman wearing dark glasses, then another and another. Mason pushed Adelle Hastings along into the group and she entered with another woman. Tragg forced his way into the office. “Now, just a minute,” he said, “just a minute. ” “I—Why, I thought . . ” “Now, let’s be careful about this,” Tragg said. “One of these women came in here yesterday. ” Gertie said, “I thought it was this one,” pointing with her finger.

It had been fired twice. “Your husband didn’t do the things he was supposed to have done today. He isn’t answering the telephone. “Now then, Mrs. Hastings, just suppose that some woman had stolen your handbag, had gone to your husband’s house shortly after you left this morning, had fired two shots and your husband is lying there very, very dead. ” Her face blanched, then suddenly her eyes became suspicious. “Now, just a minute,” she said. ” Mason asked. “Yes. ” “I had no money when I arrived,” she said.

It was—I think I could. I’d know it if I saw it again. That is, I think I would. ” “I told you my husband gave me five hundred dollars. I told him about someone stealing my purse and he gave me five hundred dollars and told me to get another purse and that would see me home, that probably I’d get all the contents of my purse back except the money. He said that thieves were usually considerate in the matter of driving licenses and things of that sort. He said they didn’t like to have incriminating things in their possession.

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