"The Agatha Raisin stories are always well plotted but the real attraction is the quirky characters of Agatha, Sir Charles, and James—fans will be thrilled to catch up with the titanic trio."
--RT Book Reviews
"Beaton's Agatha Raisin series...just about defines the British cozy."--Booklist
"A true village mystery with a heroine so timely and real, you'll want to meet her at the pub."--St. Petersburg Times
"Funny, breezy, and very enjoyable."--Midwest Book Review
"[Agatha] is a glorious cross between Miss Marple, Auntie Mame, and Lucille Ball, with a tad of pit bull tossed in. She's wonderful."--St. Petersburg Times
"Anyone interested in a few hours' worth of intelligent, amusing reading will want to make the acquaintance of Mrs. Agatha Raisin."--Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Few things in life are more satisfying than to discover a brand new Agatha Raisin mystery."--Tampa Tribune Times
"Beaton has a winner in the irrepressible, romance-hungry Agatha."--Chicago Sun-Times
"The Miss Marple-like Raisin is a refreshingly sensible, wonderfully eccentric, thoroughly likable heroine¿a must for cozy fans."--Booklist
"Anyone interested in¿intelligent, amusing reading will want to make the acquaintance of Mrs. Agatha Raisin."--Atlanta Journal Constitution
"The Raisin series brings the cozy tradition back to life. God bless the Queen!"--Tulsa World
"[Beaton's] imperfect heroine is an absolute gem!"--Publishers Weekly
"Reading Agatha Raisin is like eating potato chips, you can’t read just one."
--Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
"The latest installment in this long running series is funny, breezy and very enjoyable.... M.C. Beaton has written another winner."