Agatha Raisin Series

30 primary works • 38 total works
Agatha Raisin is a frustrated, yet endearing, PR agent who retires from London to Carsley village in the Cotswolds, English Midlands and solves murders. In the first book, Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (1992), Agatha is 53, and ages slowly, setting up her own detective agency in Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance (2004). Police, even her f…

Book 1

The Quiche of Death
3.75
· 17959 Ratings · 1904 Reviews · published 1992 · 67 editions
Putting all her eggs in one basket, Agatha Raisin…
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Book 2

The Vicious Vet
3.73
· 10825 Ratings · 899 Reviews · published 1993 · 51 editions
Feisty Agatha Raisin, former London PR exec, reti…
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Book 3

Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener
3.79
· 9775 Ratings · 691 Reviews · published 1994 · 53 editions
Never say die. That's the philosophy Agatha Raisi…
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Book 4

Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley
3.76
· 8595 Ratings · 553 Reviews · published 1995 · 47 editions
Agatha Raisin joins Dembley hiking club to pursue…
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Book 5

Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage
3.82
· 8014 Ratings · 478 Reviews · published 1996 · 45 editions
In her fifth outing, Agatha Raisin - the sometime…
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Book 6

Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist
3.65
· 7127 Ratings · 496 Reviews · published 1997 · 37 editions
Agatha Raisin 50s chases ex-fiancé James Lacey, n…
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Book 7

Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death
3.72
· 6399 Ratings · 345 Reviews · published 1998 · 38 editions
Agatha Raisin's neighbouring village of Ancombe i…
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Book 8

Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham
3.75
· 6748 Ratings · 381 Reviews · published 1999 · 41 editions
The local ladies all deem Mr John a wizard, so wh…
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Book 9

Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden
3.75
· 5767 Ratings · 331 Reviews · published 1999 · 40 editions
There is nothing more depressing for a middle-age…
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Book 10

Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam
3.75
· 6043 Ratings · 317 Reviews · published 2000 · 3 editions
When a fortune teller from a previous case inform…
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Book 11

Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell
3.80
· 5541 Ratings · 332 Reviews · published 2001 · 35 editions
Recently married to James Lacey, the witty and fr…
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Book 12

Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came
3.77
· 4996 Ratings · 294 Reviews · published 2002 · 38 editions
Agatha Raisin 50s suspects flashy fiancé of drown…
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Book 13

Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate
3.81
· 5410 Ratings · 329 Reviews · published 2003 · 41 editions
Agatha Raisin has just about had it - James has a…
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Book 14

Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House
3.76
· 5339 Ratings · 371 Reviews · published 2003 · 36 editions
Just back from an extended stay in London, Agatha…
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Book 15

The Deadly Dance
3.84
· 4607 Ratings · 309 Reviews · published 2004 · 35 editions
Iinfuriated that her holiday was ruined by a mugg…
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Book 16

The Perfect Paragon
3.78
· 4411 Ratings · 238 Reviews · published 2005 · 34 editions
Agatha Raisin, recent divorcée, hates adultery ca…
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Book 17

Love, Lies and Liquor
3.78
· 4582 Ratings · 296 Reviews · published 2006 · 30 editions
Cotswold detective Agatha Raisin lies to herself,…
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Book 18

Kissing Christmas Goodbye
3.75
· 4676 Ratings · 416 Reviews · published 2007 · 32 editions

Unlike quite a number of people, Agatha had not…

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Book 19

A Spoonful of Poison
3.74
· 4420 Ratings · 357 Reviews · published 2008 · 29 editions
Cranky but lovable sleuth Agatha Raisin’s detecti…
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Book 20

There Goes the Bride
3.74
· 4381 Ratings · 375 Reviews · published 2009 · 29 editions
Bossy, impulsive Cotswold detective agency owner…
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Book 21

Agatha Raisin and the Busy Body
3.73
· 4459 Ratings · 424 Reviews · published 2010 · 29 editions
Busy Body: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisi…
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Book 22

As the Pig Turns
3.63
· 4920 Ratings · 551 Reviews · published 2011 · 25 editions
Winter Parva, a traditional Cotswolds village, ha…
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Book 23

Hiss and Hers
3.63
· 4344 Ratings · 468 Reviews · published 2012 · 28 editions
Agatha has fallen in love - again. This time it's…
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Book 24

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead
3.68
· 4186 Ratings · 468 Reviews · published 2013 · 20 editions
Incomer Gloria French is at first welcomed in the…
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Book 25

The Blood of an Englishman
3.62
· 3855 Ratings · 516 Reviews · published 2014 · 20 editions
"Fee, fie, fo, fum. I smell the blood of an Engli…
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Book 26

Dishing the Dirt
3.67
· 3539 Ratings · 424 Reviews · published 2015 · 19 editions
A therapist had moved into the village of Carsely…
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Book 27

Pushing up Daisies
3.59
· 3195 Ratings · 411 Reviews · published 2016 · 19 editions
When Agatha Raisin left behind her PR business in…
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Book 28

Agatha Raisin and the Witches' Tree
3.46
· 3514 Ratings · 512 Reviews · published 2017 · 18 editions
The Witches’ Tree continues the tradition in M. C…
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Book 29

Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer
3.29
· 1945 Ratings · 380 Reviews · published 2018 · 18 editions
The latest Agatha Raisin mystery from bestselling…
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Book 30

Beating About the Bush
New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky,…
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Book short story

Christmas Crumble
3.57
· 2333 Ratings · 186 Reviews · published 2012 · 9 editions
Christmas tale that’s holly, jolly—and deadly, by…
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Book short story

Agatha Raisin: Hell's Bells
3.21
· 1311 Ratings · 75 Reviews · published 2013 · 4 editions
Widowed Mary Bolton, like Miss Jean Brodie, consi…
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Book short story

Agatha's First Case: An Agatha Raisin Mystery
3.59
· 2070 Ratings · 203 Reviews · published 2015 · 10 editions

At age twenty six, Agatha Raisin has already come…

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Book 1-3

Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death; The Vicious Vet; The Potted Gardener.
Box set of 3 stories.
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Book 1-4

Agatha Raisin Omnibus: The Quiche of Death, The Potted Gardener, The Vicious Vet and The Walkers of Dembley

THE FIRST FOUR TITLES IN THE ACERBIC, ECCENTRIC A…

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Book 11,12,14,15,16,20

Agatha Raisin Collection: The Deadly Dance, There Goes the Bride, The Day the Floods Came, The Love from Hell, The Perfect Paragon, The Haunted House
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Book 1-4, 6-10, 21

Agatha Raisin Series Collection 10 Books Set
Agatha Raisin Series Collection M.C. Beaton 10 Bo…
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Book 1-25

The Agatha Raisin Series, All Books Thus Far
In M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling seri…
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