C’è un nuovo curato a Carsely, il reverendo Tristan Delon. Agatha, scottata da recenti rovesci di cuore e decisa a prendersi una pausa dagli uomini, finisce per cedere al fascino dell’insieme capelli biondi-occhi azzurri-fisico aitante del prelato. Peccato però che, il giorno dopo aver invitato Agatha a cena, Tristan venga trovato cadavere, vittima di una pugnalata. Principale sospettato è il marito della migliore amica di Agatha, il pastore Alf Bloxby, che non aveva nascosto la propria gelosia per il nuovo arrivato nella chiesa del villaggio. Agatha si tuffa nelle indagini per scagionarlo.
- ISBN: 8833210588
- Casa Editrice: astoria
- Pagine: 272
- Data di uscita: 09-01-2020
For me, the actual murder in the Agatha Raisin books is secondary to the ongoing of the characters involved. With each book you pick up, Agatha finds herself embroiled in another domestic situation, with it being either her missing almost ex-husband James, the new neighbor – which is always an attra Leggi tutto
Agatha Raisin and the Case of the Curious Curate by M.C.Beaton is the 13th book in the Agatha Raisin Mystery series. After Agatha Raisin has dinner with the new curate, he is found stabbed to death at the vicarage with the vicars dagger letter opener. An entertaining and fun quick book. Although Aga Leggi tutto
Book number thirteen in the series. This story did have a few twists in the murder plot which I liked. I’m not sure what the plan is around Agatha’s new neighbour, John Armitage though, as he just seems a less likeable version of James Lacey (and I’m not crazy about James Lacey). I’m really hoping t Leggi tutto
This one had a good mystery and a good continuation of the base story and it’s characters. The ending though, was way too like several others in the series, obvious and a bit contrived. I think I’d have rated this higher, should it have been a stand alone, rather than #13.
You can read the professional blurb to find out the gist. I want to talk about why I enjoyed the story. First of all, as in all of the Agatha Raisin stories, Raisin is such a strong individual character. She's pushy, rude, yet beneath it all, vulnerable. She's in her fifties, single and addicted to f Leggi tutto
As pleasurable as the mysteries are, my favorite part is Agatha’s growth. What an onion Aggie is. She’s still cantankerous at times but we’re seeing her soft side more and more. Her romantic life is a hot mess but she’s a hoot. I also really enjoy the supporting cast, especially Mrs. Bloxby. Leggi tutto
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