Dishing the Dirt

Dishing the Dirt

Large Print - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
After losing her temper when a Carsely newcomer tries to steal her husband and hires a private detective to investigate her background, Agatha is forced to prove her innocence in the wake of her rival's murder.

Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2015
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781410483652
Branch Call Number: Mystery Beaton Large Type
Characteristics: 313 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
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rose_mountain
May 11, 2017

Well worth my time to read this story.

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fantasyqueen
Mar 28, 2017

Delightful

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zipread
Nov 16, 2015

Dishing the Dirt --- by --- M. C. Beaton.

This is England and it’s very much today. But even though there are sat-naves there is still sherry and still, it seems neither the bad guys nor the cops, er--- detectives, use guns. It’s just as well because then it wouldn’t be genteel, rural Cotswolds England. As usual, Agatha Raisin is called to solve a crimethat grows and grows and grows until bodies just pile up in the town morgue. With skill, guile, intuition and a modicum of luck, once again Agatha solves the crime.
She is always a delight to read. Sort of like murder-mystery cocoa.

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DASTardlyGal
Oct 24, 2015

OMG!!! I have now read ALL of Agatha Raisin books, and imho, for what it is worth, I think this is the best book of the entire series. More twists and turns than usual, and although, once in a blue moon, I might get the culprit right, most of the time, I'm just as surprised as everyone else, I REALLY hadn't a clue who the murderer was. This book was so good, I spent two all nighters reading it, and now I'm suffering from two nights of not sleeping, but, it was just so good, I couldn't stop. I read it every time I could. Miss Beaton outdid herself in this book. I love all of Miss Beaton's Agatha and Hamish books and I've read all of them. Some people think she's run out of ideas, and perhaps getting a bit stale, but, I beg to differ with "Dishing the Dirt". Like I said, and you can take it however you wish, but I do think this is her best Agatha book out of the whole series. Now, I'm waiting anxiously for the next installation of Agatha and Hamish.

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