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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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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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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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Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener

Agatha at her best in her little Cotswold village, funny with new friendships and of course murder...

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A delight

Once again another book well written
Beautifully read with humour and aplomb
Thoroughly enjoyed light listen

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Another foul deed in the Cotswolds

Agatha solves another whilst falling in & out of love with her handsome neighbour. Loved the characters and narration by the WO derful Penelope Keith

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Potty

A very interesting and humerus story with a mixture of sub storyline. More information about the characters, cant't wait to read the next one

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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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Amusing

This was made the better for me by the narrator. Penelope Keith has a lovely voice and the story was read well. It was light and amusing

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potted gardener

once again a lovely relaxing way to pass the time. Looking forward to next book.

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  • SandyW
  • 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.