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Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House: Agatha Raisin, Book 14 | [M. C. Beaton]

Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House: Agatha Raisin, Book 14

Reports of a haunted house soon have amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin snooping around, only to discover the victim of the haunting is a universally disliked old biddy on whom someone is playing a practical joke. But then the old lady is murdered, and, for Agatha - Miss Marple with attitude - solving a crime is much more fun than ghostbusting. Very soon she’s up to her usual tricks, involving the villagers, local police, and, naturally, her handsome new neighbour....
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Publisher's Summary

Penelope Keith - who starred as Agatha Raisin in the popular BBC Radio 4 series - reads the whole of M. C. Beaton’s novel.

Reports of a haunted house soon have amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin snooping around, only to discover the victim of the haunting is a universally disliked old biddy on whom someone is playing a practical joke. But then the old lady is murdered and, for Agatha - Miss Marple with attitude - solving a crime is much more fun than ghost busting. Very soon she’s up to her usual tricks, involving the villagers, local police, and, naturally, her handsome new neighbour.

©2006 M. C. Beaton (P)2015 Audible, Inc

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    Peg 08-22-12
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    "A fun mystery!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    If you like quirky characters and a light mystery, this is for you.


    Have you listened to any of Penelope Keith’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I love this narrators English accent and dramatization of her characters voices. She does a good job


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    BSquared67 Adelaide, Australia 12-01-10
    BSquared67 Adelaide, Australia 12-01-10 Member Since 2013
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    "Penelope Keith is marvelous"

    This audio experience was saved from total ruin by the marvelous performance of Penelope Keith. Otherwise it is a silly little story about a silly, annoying woman and her succession of boringly described outfits.

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  • Faith
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    "No plot to speak of why under crime?"

    Bought this for long journey...Don't really know how this book is under 'crime' heading there is VERY little crime solving going on. If you thought Agatha Christie was short on plot.. think again. Most of this book seems to be padded out with descriptions of Agatha's clothes and lovelife. Got a bit tedious. ALSO HOW old is this woman Agatha supposed to be? 'Bio' I read elsewhere says she was supposed to be 52 in 2003 BUT it also says she went to a B'ham Comp and attended computer lessons at night school.. she is too old for a comp and computer lessons! M C Beaton can't even be bothered to get facts right!Very bad.
    She should also make up her mind if she is writing a romance or a detective novel and do ONE well, combined they are both weak and boring.

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