Agatha Raisin Omnibus: The Quiche of Death, The Potted Gardener, The Vicious Vet and The Walkers of Dembley (Agatha Raisin #1-4)
THE FIRST FOUR TITLES IN THE ACERBIC, ECCENTRIC AND HILARIOUS AGATHA RAISIN SERIES AT A BARGAIN PRICE.
THE QUICHE OF DEATH
Revenge is a dish best served warm...
High-flying public relations supremo Agatha Raisin has decided to take early retirement. She's off to make a new life in a picture-perfect Cotswold village. To make friends, she enters the local quiche-making competit...more
20th May - I've read the whole of Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (the first Agatha Raisin story) today. I started in the gym, and continued in the garden this afternoon, and then after dinner. It was a lot of fun, and it refreshing to have a main protagonist who isn't perfect, gorgeous, IQ of 475 etc etc. She's middle aged, a little chunky (and getting fatter). Some nice peripheral characters too, in particular Bill Wong the p ...more
I would say that I gave up part way through the first story - I find that as I get older I physically cannot finish books that I am not enjoying. I just find myself doing other things until I realise I don ...more
If you're interested in a light-hearted murder mysteries set in that magical part of the UK that seems to have a lot of such goings on happening (Midsomer, Lewis/Morse, etc) then this is definitely another series to ad ...more
This series of books is likely to appeal to female readers partly for its chic lit, romantic appeal and the fact that women will probably grow to love Agatha
Characters develop through each book and close friendships form in this close knit village
It would be easy to read the books out of sequence as the author takes effort to adds small summaries of what has happened for Aga ...more
But like Maeve Binchy and Janet Evanovich, these are not books to impress your book club with. Best kept a secret if you want to appear literary and tasteful.
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Watch a video of Marion discussing the casting of the AGATHA RAISIN Christmas special
Marion Chesney Gibbons
aka: Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, Helen Crampton, Marion Chesney, Charlotte Ward, Sarah Chester.
Marion Chesney was born on 1936 in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, and started her first job as a bookseller in charge of the fiction department in John ...more