By M. C. Beaton
Feeling jilted and move, Agatha follows a fortune-teller's suggestion and rents a cottage within the beautiful village of Fryfam, the place she hopes luck and real love will come chasing after her for a transformation. regrettably, her romantic notions are quickly dispelled via the unusual goings-on within the village. What precisely are these unusual lighting fixtures in Agatha's again backyard? who's stealing work and pottery? the place are her liked cats? And who murdered the neighborhood squire...
Agatha's nostril for hassle leads her right into a maelstrom of jealousy, blackmail and unsafe liaisons - and a assassin who plans to maintain irrepressible Agatha completely in Fryfam - as a resident corpse.
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