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Book Review - Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage

Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage: M.C. Beaton: Books ISBN : 1849011389 ISBN-13 : 9781849011389 The beginning of “ Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage ” is similar to one of Agatha Christie ’s books, yet different. The sentences are short, crisp, to the point. Not a word is wasted as MC Beaton draws us into Agatha Raisin’s backstory and her present circumstance. You do not need to read any other book to know what Agatha Raisin has been up to. You identify with her immediately. She seems...just like you. The book immediately delves into Agatha Raisin’s love life in Cotswold . She is about to marry James Lacey. She is nervous, hoping the wedding preparations will go well. She also wishes life after the wedding ceremony will be a happy one. Agatha’s first marriage to her ex-husband , Jimmy Raisin, has been difficult and bumpy. She does not want a repeat of that experience. Things turn awry when Jimmy Raisin, who Agatha thought was dead, shows up at the wedding. He claim