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Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener

Agatha Raisin, Book 3
Narrated by: Penelope Keith
Series: Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 3
Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
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Summary

A newcomer to the village, Mary Fortune, is discovered murdered. Agatha seizes the moment and immediately starts yanking up village secrets by their roots and digging the dirt on the victim. But the problem is, Agatha has an awkward secret of her own.

©2005 M.C. Beaton (P)2015 Audible, Inc
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Penelope Keith as Agatha Raison is marvelous.

loved the story didn't want it to end.
Can't wait for the next one. fabulous

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Cheesy, but in a good way!

Only discovered Agatha last week whilst browsing in the "Deals", wanting something to fill in before my next credit applied. I've now listened to the first three books in the series and am addicted! So very easy to listen too. Witty and well read. The stories are so cheesy they are delightful!

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A pleasant way to spend an afternoon!

Agatha Raisin is still growing older disgracefully; an inspiration to us all. Made even more delightful by the inspired reading by Penelope Keith.

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Cosy ,predictable ..perfect for an easy listen.

Agatha Raisin is perfect for a relaxing listen. I love a good crime story ,dark and grisly is great! ...That said ,sometimes I want a "cosy " whodunnit ,and Agatha always does the job. Penelope Keith is sublime.

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Such fun

I've really enjoyed listening to this, the third book by M. C. Beaton. Lighthearted intrigue.

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Entertaining afternoon listen

Enjoyable nonsense combining village life, gardening and an inventive murder. Good for an unchallenging, enjoyable, afternoon listen. Penelope Keith is very good. The book is a nice length and not padded out.

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The potted gardener...

Agatha Raisin is as always.... good. So is Penelope Keith reading the story. I cannot imagine anyone else doing the dialogue. Agatha reminds me at times of myself.

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Potty gardener

Agatha's scheming is hilarious, and her obsessions with quick results and James Lacy open her up for so much micky taking. Really liking the vicars wife, and the cast of characters with their odd quirks.

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good as always

I love this series. although they all fit within the genre of "cosy crime" I found the ending of this one rather sad. Penelope Keith great at narrating as usual.

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Love Agatha Raisin

I love the character of Agatha Raisin and fellow villagers. Really easy to listen to and you can't wait to find out what happens next.

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  • 20-09-17

A stellar performance by Penelope Keith as Agatha.

Brilliant performance by Penny Keith as the redoubtable Agatha. I particularly love the way she skilfully portrays all of the characters so seamlessly and yet still maintains the voice of narrator. A consummate professional, and the only narrator in this series that can do justice to M.C. Beaton's inimitable PR/Sleuth, Aggie Raisin. All other narrators pale in comparison.