A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 19)

3.74 avg rating
( 3,872 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780312349127: A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No. 19)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Cranky but lovable sleuth Agatha Raisin’s detective agency has become so successful that she wants nothing more than to take quality time for rest and relaxation. But as soon as she begins closing the agency on weekends, she remembers that when she has plenty of quality time, she doesn’t know what to do with it. So it doesn’t take much for the vicar of a nearby village to persuade her to help publicize the church fete---especially when the fair’s organizer, George Selby, turns out to be a gorgeous widower.

Agatha brings out the crowds for the fete, all right, but there’s more going on than innocent village fun. Several of the offerings in the jam-tasting booth turn out to be poisoned, and the festive family event becomes the scene of two murders.

Along with her young and (much to her dismay) pretty sidekick, Toni, Agatha must uncover the truth behind the jam tampering, keep the church funds safe from theft, and expose the nasty secrets lurking in the village---all while falling for handsome George, who may have secrets of his own.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

THIS TIME, SHE'S GOT HERSELF IN A JAM

Agatha Raisin's detective agency has become so successful that now all she wants is some R&R. But as soon as she cuts back her hours, Agatha remembers that when she has too much quality time, she doesn't know what to do with it. So it doesn't take much for the vicar of a nearby village to persuade her to help publicize the church fete--especially when the fair's organizer, George Selby, happens to be a gorgeous widower. Problem is: Several of the offerings in the jam-tasting booth turn out to be poisoned...and the festive family event soon becomes a murder scene. Now Agatha must uncover the truth behind the jam tampering and expose the nasty secrets lurking in the seemingly innocent village--all while falling for handsome George, who may just have some secrets of his own.

About the Author:

M. C. Beaton has been hailed as the “new Queen of Crime” (The Globe and Mail). Chosen as the British guest of honor at Bouchercon 2006, she is the author of eighteen previous Agatha Raisin novels, the Hamish Macbeth series, and an Edwardian mystery series published under the name Marion Chesney. Born in Scotland, she currently divides her time between Paris and the English Cotswolds.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 24.95
US$ 16.95

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 19.95
From Canada to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780312943509: A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, No 19)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0312943504 ISBN 13:  9780312943509
Publisher: Minotaur Books, 2009
Softcover

9781849012072: Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison

Robins..., 2010
Softcover

9781472121431: Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison

Consta..., 2001
Softcover

9781845298937: Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin, #19)

Softcover

9781410410078: A Spoonful of Poison (Agatha Raisin)

Thornd..., 2008
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Beaton, M. C.
ISBN 10: 0312349122 ISBN 13: 9780312349127
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Golden Bridge Books
(Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. Published by St. Martin's Minotaur in 2008. NEW. Quality Books. Because We Care - Shipped from Canada. Usually ships within 1-2 business days. If you buy this book from us, we will donate a book to a local school. We donate 10,000+ books to local schools every year. Seller Inventory # R13003C

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 16.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 19.95
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Beaton, M. C.
Published by Minotaur Books (2008)
ISBN 10: 0312349122 ISBN 13: 9780312349127
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110312349122

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 40.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

M. C. Beaton
Published by Minotaur Books (2008)
ISBN 10: 0312349122 ISBN 13: 9780312349127
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0312349122

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 62.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Beaton, M. C.
Published by Minotaur Books
ISBN 10: 0312349122 ISBN 13: 9780312349127
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0312349122 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0088608

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

M. C. Beaton
Published by Minotaur Books (2008)
ISBN 10: 0312349122 ISBN 13: 9780312349127
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Minotaur Books, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st Printing. Seller Inventory # DADAX0312349122

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 728.77
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds