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Pushing Up Daisies (#27) by M. C. Beaton


Revealed: twentieth September 2016 (print)/20 September 2016 (audio) Goodreads badge
Minotaur Books /Audible
Pages: 280/6 hrs and 22 minutes
Narrator: Penelope Keith
Format: Audiobook
Style: Cosy Thriller
★   ★  – 2 Stars

When Agatha Raisin left behind her PR enterprise in London, she fulfilled her dream of settling within the cozy British Cotswolds the place she started a profitable non-public detective company. Sadly, the village she lives in is about to get rather less cozy. Lord Bellington, a rich land developer, desires to show the group backyard right into a housing property. When Agatha and her good friend Sir Charles Fraith try to persuade Lord Bellington to desert his plans he scoffs: “Do you assume I give a rattling about these pesky villagers?” So when Agatha finds his obituary within the newspaper two weeks later, it’s no shock that some on the town are feeling celebratory.

The villagers are relieved to study that Bellington’s son and inheritor, Damian, has little interest in persevering with his father’s growth plans. However the police are undoubtedly serious about him―as suspect primary. His father’s loss of life, it appears, was no accident. However when Damian hires Agatha to seek out the true killer, she finds no scarcity of suspects. The excellent news is {that a} good-looking retired detective named Gerald has not too long ago moved to city. Too dangerous he was seen kissing one other newcomer. However when she can be discovered murdered, Gerald is raring to assist Agatha with the case. Agatha, Gerald, and her staff of detectives should untangle an internet of contempt with a purpose to uncover a killer’s id.

That is my solely Bookish Bites Agatha Raisin assessment as a result of a brief assessment feels prefer it must be a Bookish Bites and never a daily one. Particularly when the guide abstract is sort of longer than the assessment.

The rationale I’ve barely any notes is as a result of it was a whole non-event. Nothing of any consequence occurred that I recall and the occasions that occur had been in all places. Agatha has bizarre interactions with strangers and all the brand new characters have the identical impolite temperament that Beaton is keen on giving everybody of late.

Agatha’s agelessness rears its head once more as she says she is 53. I don’t know why I can’t let this go however it annoys me a lot. Time goes on, folks reference previous occasions, months and years are talked about within the story however Agatha is just not allowed to age. It’s such a bizarre line to attract. Perhaps just a few of those tales happen throughout the identical yr and people books the place a number of Christmases occur are all a part of a time gap that exists within the Cotswolds that everybody is aware of about and no person mentions.

The very fact I’ve no recollection of something that occurs on this guide is unsurprising given what number of of them are mainly the identical story with new forgettable characters every time. I thought-about rereading it to see if I may get higher notes this time however felt that I didn’t wish to topic myself to it once more and given my ranking I couldn’t fairly discover the inclination.

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