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The Blood of an Englishman

(2014)
(Book 25 in the Agatha Raisin series)
A novel by

 
In this irresistible new mystery from New York Times best seller M. C. Beaton, the adorably cranky Agatha Raisin investigates when a local baker is murdered while performing in a seemingly harmless pantomime.

"Fee, fie, fo, fum. I smell the blood of an Englishman..."

Even though Agatha Raisin loathes amateur dramatics, her friend Mrs. Bloxby, the vicar's wife, has persuaded her to support the local pantomime. Stifling a yawn at the production of Babes in the Woods, Agatha watches as the baker, playing an ogre, struts and threatens on the stage. Then a trapdoor opens...followed by a scream and then silence.

Surely, this isn't the way the scene was rehearsed? When it turns out the popular baker has been murdered, Agatha puts her team of private detectives on the case. They soon discover more feuds and temperamental behavior in amateur theatrics than in a professional stage show - and face more and more danger as the team gets too close to the killer.

The Blood of an Englishman is Agatha's 25th adventure, and you'd think she would have learned by now not to keep making the same mistakes. Alas, no - yet Agatha's flaws only make her more endearing. In this sparkling new entry in Beaton's New York Times best-selling series of modern cozies, Agatha Raisin once again "manages to infuriate, amuse, and solicit our deepest sympathies as we watch her blunder her way boldly through another murder mystery". (Bookreporter.com)

Genre: Cozy Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Blood Of An Englishman (An Agatha Raisin Mystery)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4104-6977-8 / 978-1-4104-6977-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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October 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Agatha Raisin and the Blood of an Englishman
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-84901-976-2 / 978-1-84901-976-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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September 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 0-312-61626-0 / 978-0-312-61626-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-250-05789-2 / 978-1-250-05789-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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April 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Agatha Raisin and the Blood of an Englishman
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-84901-977-0 / 978-1-84901-977-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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Audio Editions

February 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Agatha Raisin and the Blood of an Englishman: Agatha Raisin Series, Book 25
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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February 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Agatha Raisin and the Blood of an Englishman: Agatha Raisin Series, Book 25
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4830-3750-9 / 978-1-4830-3750-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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September 2014 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 25) (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4830-3752-5 / 978-1-4830-3752-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2014 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 25) (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4830-3751-7 / 978-1-4830-3751-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2014 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman: The Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 25
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

October 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Agatha Raisin and the Blood of an Englishman
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Blood of an Englishman: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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