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Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

An Agatha Raisin Mystery

By M. C Beaton

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.  Afraid the murder will be a blight on the small town, Parish councillor, Jerry Tarrant, hires private detective Agatha Raisin to track down the murderer.

But the village is secretive and the residents resent Agatha's investigation. Of course that doesn't stop the ever-persistent Agatha from investigating and sticking her nose where no one wants it—especially as the suspect list grows. And, as if it isn't enough that Agatha's ex has reentered the picture, the murderer is now targeting Agatha!

With M.C. Beaton's Something Borrowed, Someone Dead  the bossy, vain, and absolutely irresistible, Agatha Raisin continues to be a fan favorite.


Format: Book
Author: Beaton, M. C
Summary: Hired by the Parish councilor of a small community in the Cotswold Hills to investigate the murder of a jolly widow, Agatha Raisin learns about the victim's penchant for keeping borrowed items in a case that is complicated by village secrets and a killer who would make Agatha a next target.
Title: Something borrowed, someone dead : an Agatha Raisin mystery / M.C. Beaton.
Publisher Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Subject: Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) -- Fiction Women private investigators -- England -- Cotswold Hills -- Fiction Police -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780312640132 (hardcover) 0312640137 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 12
Call Number: M Beaton
Oclc: 827256733
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Bib Id: 442729

Format: Book
Author: Beaton, M. C.
Summary: Hired by the Parish councilor of a small community in the Cotswold Hills to investigate the murder of a jolly widow, Agatha Raisin learns about the victim's penchant for keeping borrowed items in a case that is complicated by village secrets and a killer who would make Agatha a next target.
Title: Something borrowed, someone dead : an Agatha Raisin mystery / M.C. Beaton.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Description: 291 pages ; 22 cm
Series: An Agatha Raisin mystery
Series: Agatha Raisin mysteries.
Subjects: Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Subjects: Women private investigators -- England -- Cotswold Hills -- Fiction
Subjects: Police -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
LCCN: 2013013926
ISBN: 9780312640132 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0312640137 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 12
Call Number: M Beaton