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Pushing up Daisies

(2016)
(Book 27 in the Agatha Raisin series)
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Allotment wars! Lord Bellingham, Carsely's biggest landholder, has enraged locals by saying he is going to sell off their allotments to make way for a new housing development. So when he turns up dead, poisoned by antifreeze, nobody mourns his passing.

On another fine summer's day, Agatha visits Carsley's allotments, where everything looks peaceful and perfect: people of all ages digging in the soil and working hard to grow their own fruit and veg. Agatha feels almost tempted to take on a strip herself...but common sense soon prevails. She doesn't really like getting her hands dirty.

She is introduced to three old-timers who have just taken over a new strip; Harry Perry, Bunty Daventry and Josephine Merriweather are lamenting the neglected condition of the patch. But as Harry starts to shovel through the weeds and grass, his spade comes across something hard, so he bends down and tries to move the object. And then he starts to yell....

The body is that of Peta Currie, a newcomer to the village - but who would want to murder her? Blonde and beautiful, she's every local male's favourite. And then Lord Bellingham's son engages Agatha to do some digging of her own, and very soon Agatha is thrown into a world of petty feuds, jealousies and disputes over land. It would seem that far from being tiny Gardens of Eden, Carsley's allotments are local battlefields where passions - and the body count - run high!

Genre: Cozy Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Pushing Up Daisies (An Agatha Raisin Mystery)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4104-8938-8 / 978-1-4104-8938-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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September 2016 : UK Hardback
Title: Agatha Raisin: Pushing up Daisies
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4721-1721-2 / 978-1-4721-1721-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
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September 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-250-05744-2 / 978-1-250-05744-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

August 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-250-05745-0 / 978-1-250-05745-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2017 : UK Paperback
Title: Agatha Raisin: Pushing up Daisies
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-4721-1734-4 / 978-1-4721-1734-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pushing Up Daisies (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-5047-3325-8 / 978-1-5047-3325-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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September 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 27) (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-5047-3326-6 / 978-1-5047-3326-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2016 : USA Audio CD
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 27) (Agatha Raisin Mysteries (Audio))
Author(s): M C Beaton
ISBN: 1-5047-3327-4 / 978-1-5047-3327-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: Agatha Raisin: Pushing Up Daisies: Agatha Raisin Series, Book 27
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Audible Studios
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September 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: Agatha Raisin: Pushing Up Daisies: Agatha Raisin Series, Book 27
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 27
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

September 2016 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Agatha Raisin: Pushing up Daisies
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Constable
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Pushing Up Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery (Agatha Raisin Mysteries)
Author(s): M C Beaton
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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