After years of bullying others as a high-flying public relations boss, Agatha takes early retirement to a picture-perfect village in the Cotswolds. And how better to make friends than by entering the local quiche-making competition? To ensure first prize Agatha buys her entry at a London delicatessen. Alas, Agatha's perfect product is soon exposed - as not only store-bought but poisoned. The contest judge succumbs after eating it, and with him go Agatha's chances of rural bliss - unless she can discover the real poisoner...--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
M C Beaton was born in Scotland. She worked for many years as a journalist on Fleet Street.
As well as the bestselling Agatha Raisin series, she is the author of the acclaimed Hamish Macbeth mysteries.
She divides her time between the Cotswolds, where she lives in a village very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely, and Paris.