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The Resource Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage, M.C. Beaton

Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage, M.C. Beaton

Label
Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage
Title
Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The morning of Agatha Raisin's long-awaited marriage to her attractive and elusive neighbor, James Lacey, dawns bright and clear. But the storm clouds of the day before would have been more appropriate. A new anti-wrinkle cream turns Agatha's face into one large red rash, James refuses to discuss his feelings for her, and then Agatha's first husband, Jimmy Raisin, reappears just in time to keep her from committing bigamy. The ensuing brouhaha - Agatha tries to strangle
  • Jimmy, whom she had thought long dead - humiliates and embarrasses James Lacey, who abruptly breaks his engagement to Agatha. When Jimmy is found murdered the next morning, Agatha and James are the prime suspects. Since the easiest way to clear their names is to find the real murderer, Agatha convinces James to help her investigate. But will their subsequent close proximity - which has them, ironically, pretending to be man and wife - be enough to soothe James's bruised
  • pride?
Member of
Summary
While in the midst of planning her marriage to her next-door neighbor, Agatha Raisin's undivorced, long-thought-dead husband reappears, only to end up murdered the next day, leaving the inimitable amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin the prime suspect
Pace
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
014791
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Agatha Raisin mysteries
Series volume
0005
Target audience
adult
Label
Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage, M.C. Beaton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Mystery collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34699502
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780312145385
Lccn
96019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34699502
  • (Sirsi) a570636
Label
Agatha Raisin and the murderous marriage, M.C. Beaton
Publication
Note
Mystery collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34699502
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9780312145385
Lccn
96019000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34699502
  • (Sirsi) a570636

Library Locations

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