The Resource The dead ringer, M.C. Beaton

The dead ringer, M.C. Beaton

Label
The dead ringer
Title
The dead ringer
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna is best known for the medieval church of St. Ethelred and its bells, which are the pride and glory of the whole community. As the bell-ringers get ready for the visit of the dashing Bishop Peter Salver-Hinkley, the whole village is thrown into a frenzy. Meanwhile, Agatha convinces one of the bell-ringers, the charming lawyer Julian Brody, to hire her to investigate the mystery of the Bishop's ex-fiancee: a local heiress, Jennifer Toynby, who went missing years ago and whose body was never found ... Meanwhile, the bodies in the village just keep on piling up: The corpse of Larry Jensen, a local policeman, is discovered in the crypt. Millicent Dupin, one of a pair of bell-ringing identical twins, is murdered near the church. And Terry Fletcher, a journalist and (briefly) Agatha's lover, is found dead in her sitting room! Agatha widens her investigation and very soon her main suspect is the handsome Bishop himself. But could he really be behind this series of violent killings, or is it someone who wants to bring him-and his reputation-down?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.H4535
LC item number
D32 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Agatha Raisin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Raisin, Agatha
  • Women private investigators
  • Murder
  • Twins
  • Bell ringers
  • Bishops
  • Heiresses
  • Missing persons
  • Cotswold Hills (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The dead ringer, M.C. Beaton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781250157690
Lccn
2018028546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1041227880
  • (OCoLC)1041227880
Label
The dead ringer, M.C. Beaton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781250157690
Lccn
2018028546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1041227880
  • (OCoLC)1041227880

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