Books in the Agatha Raisin series include “Dishing the Dirt,” “The Blood of an Englishman” and “Something Borrowed, Someone Dead.” “Hiss and Hers” and “As the Pig Turns” are Agatha Raisin books as well. These murder mystery books by M.C Beaton are about an enthusiastic female detective called Agatha, who solves mysteries in the village of Carsely.
Agatha and her team use their skills to find the killer and clear her name in “Dishing the Dirt.” The case involves the murder of a therapist who had a hostile relationship with the detective that made her the prime suspect in the mystery.
In “The Blood of an Englishman” Agatha and her team solve the case of a murdered baker, who was acting in a pantomime, by investigating the conflicts that were in the production and overcoming dangerous situations as they got closer to the murderer.
“Something Borrowed, Someone Dead” revolves around solving the murder of a widow who had a habit of borrowing things without giving them back. The plot thickens when the number of suspects increases and Agatha becomes the killer’s next target.
In “Hiss and Hers” the detective finds the killer of a man she had loved after learning about his complicated love life and facing his former lovers.
“As the Pig Turns” focuses on the perfect murder of a policeman that occurred during the Christmas season. The man’s ex-wife hires Agatha to solve the case.