As the pig turns: an Agatha Raisin mystery

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2011.
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"An irresistible new adventure for the bossy, vain, and endearing Agatha Raisin, from New York Times bestselling M.C. Beaton, "the reigning queen of the cozies" (Booklist). The picturesque Cotwsold village of Winter Parva has decided to warm the winter months after the holidays by roasting a pig in the town square. Agatha, always one for a good roasting, has arrived with her former protege and current rival in the private detection racket, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the rotary spit is placed over a bed of fiery charcoals and the pig is carried toward its final resting place, Agatha realizes that things are not as they seem.... "Stop!" she screams suddenly. The "pig, " in fact, is Gary Beech, a policeman not exactly beloved by the good people of the village. Although Agatha has every intention of leaving matters to the police, everything changes when Gary's ex-wife hires Toni to investigate. With that provocation, how could any sleuth as obviously vain and competitive (and secretly insecure) as Agatha could do anything other than solve the case herself?"--
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subject_facet Cotswold Hills (England) -- Fiction, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British, FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths, Mystery fiction, Police -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- England -- Cotswold Hills -- Fiction
title_display As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery
title_full As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery / M.C. Beaton
title_short As the pig turns :
title_sub an Agatha Raisin mystery
topic_facet Crimes against, Police, Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character), Women private investigators