By M. C. Beaton
After six gruelling months spent in London, Agatha Raisin returns to her liked Cotswold village of Carsely - and to her appealing neighbour, James Lacey. real, James is below extremely joyful to determine her, yet Agatha is quickly consoled through a sensational murder.
The sufferer, present in a lonely box, is hiker Jessica Tartinck, who spent her lifestyles enraging filthy rich landowners via insisting on her jogging club's correct to hike over their homes. And now she has been present in a cornfield, battered over the top. Agatha lures the reluctant James into supporting together with her casual research, and there are such a lot of ends up in stick to, for Jessica's fellow walkers look capable, even prepared, to dedicate murder.
And then there are the enraged landowners. desire springs everlasting in Agatha's breast, and he or she feels convinced that the path of a slippery killer can also be the line to love... or will it bring about much more deaths?
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Not Cantelli, surely? ‘Jarrett’s complained to the Super. Says you’ve been harassing him. ’ He might have guessed that Jarrett would go bellyaching right to the top. ‘I spoke to him. ’ ‘Yes, if it meant keeping my job,’ Uckfield quipped Horton cocked a sceptical eyebrow. After a moment Uckfield let out a sigh and threw himself back in his seat. Running a hand through his hair he said, ‘The Super’s just waiting for the opportunity to boot you as far away from here as possible, Andy, so why go looking for trouble?
Jarrett’s complained to the Super. Says you’ve been harassing him. ’ He might have guessed that Jarrett would go bellyaching right to the top. ‘I spoke to him. ’ ‘Yes, if it meant keeping my job,’ Uckfield quipped Horton cocked a sceptical eyebrow. After a moment Uckfield let out a sigh and threw himself back in his seat. Running a hand through his hair he said, ‘The Super’s just waiting for the opportunity to boot you as far away from here as possible, Andy, so why go looking for trouble? ’ Horton remained silent.
Horton grinned to himself as he made his way back to the car where Cantelli, jacketless and chewing gum, was waiting for him. ’ ‘Well what? ’ Cantelli climbed in the car and Horton followed suit. Cantelli turned to Horton with a troubled expression on his face. ’ He knew that. For a while he and Dennings, from the Vice Squad, had watched Alpha One from the vacant office opposite. pmd 52 14/11/2005, 18:15 T IDE OF D EATH 53 prominent councillor enter it as well as one or two respected solicitors and well-known businessmen, and as far as he was aware there was nothing on any of them.
Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley (Agatha Raisin, Book 4) by M. C. Beaton