By M. C. Beaton
There's not anything extra miserable for a middle-aged lovelorn girl with bald patches on her head than to discover herself in an English beach lodge out of season. Agatha Raisin, her hair falling out after a run-in with a hairdresser-cum-murderess from a prior research, travels to an old school resort to be able to fix the wear clear of the acquaintances in her all-too-cozy Cotswolds village. unsatisfied in regards to the sluggish effects and triggered by way of the aged citizens of the lodge, she consults the neighborhood witch for support. Agatha purchases a hair tonic (and a love potion, simply in case!) and is quickly sprouting hairs and shooting the fondness of the village police inspector. however the quiet city is shocked via the homicide of the witch. Which one of many graying visitors is in a position to one of these brutal crime? The brassy but endearing Agatha won't cease till she reveals the culprit--and, after all, a bit love, too.
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I'd like to know if someone knew she'd been talking with us and had delivered a warning. She seemed rather disturbed about something. If anyone is playing games, I want to find out about it and if I'm going to be asked to sit in on the game I want to draw cards. " Della Street smiled. " CHAPTER FOUR Perry Mason had a court hearing set for Monday morning. The hearing ran over until midafternoon and it was not until three-thirty that the lawyer reached his office. Della Street said, "Paul has a preliminary report on your friend, Harrison T.
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Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden (Agatha Raisin, Book 9) by M. C. Beaton