By M. C. Beaton
Moment within the hugely renowned Agatha Raisin homicide secret sequence. The hugely irrepressible Agatha feels definite the sexy new village vet has taken a shine to her, but sooner than romance can blossom, Dr Bladen by accident kills himself in an unlucky incident regarding a horse and a needle. Ah good, his dying serves as an excuse for her to turn into chummier along with her neighbour James Lacey as once again they're thrown jointly in an beginner homicide investigation...
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Maybe I was, but I didn’t see you. I was distracted. J. ” “Four inches,” she replied. “But I wasn’t referring to height. J. couldn’t eavesdrop, I turned on a small radio I keep in there for company while I’m checking inventory. ” 2 ama patted her pearls. They are a gift from Daddy, the last thing he gave her before he died in a freak accident that involved a seagull with a brain tumor the size of a walnut. That was going on twenty years ago. My minimadre has worn these mollusk secretions around the clock since then.
You should have seen Betty Lou try to blow out her candles. ” “I was getting there. ” She sighed again. “Anyway, as I was about to say, Betty Lou gave me tickets to the ball, and I plan to use them. ” As Mama backpedaled, her pearls slowed to a crawl and then reversed directions. ’ ” “I might have traded them for a basket of muffins. But they were homemade muffins, and I chopped the dates myself. And it was a very nice basket, Abby, and I tied a pretty pink bow on the handle. ” It was my turn to sigh.
But you don’t look like that type, Mr. Stiles. ” I shook my head. ” I smiled wanly. “Ooh, I had an idea. If Mrs. Crustopper isn’t feeling very well—no offense, Mrs. Crustopper, but you usually talk up a storm—maybe we could go to the ball by ourselves, Mr. ” She had the audacity to wink at me. I couldn’t stand it a second longer. J. blinked. ” “Good one, Mr. Stiles. ” That did it. That hiked my hackles so high, I was even taller than Stacy Stiles. “For your information, missy—” But Rob had grabbed me with a lobsterlike pinch on the elbow and was steering me into the bathroom.
Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet (Agatha Raisin, Book 2) by M. C. Beaton