Hot to Trot by M.C. Beaton with R.W. Green

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When Private Investigator Agatha Raisin learns that her friend and one-time lover Charles Fraith is to be married to a mysterious socialite, Miss Mary Brown-Field, she sees it as her duty to find out what she can about the woman. Coming up empty, Agatha—out of selfless concern for Charles, of course—does the only sensible thing she can think of: she crashes their wedding, which ends in a public altercation. Nursing a hangover the next morning, she gets a phone call from Charles, with even more disturbing news: Mary has been murdered.

Agatha takes on the case, and quickly becomes entrenched in the competitive equestrian world, in which Mary had been enmeshed—as well as the victim’s surprisingly violent past. Agatha finds no shortage of motives among a wide range of characters, from Mary's old riding competitors, to enemies from her schoolgirl days, to her surly father, who threatens Agatha to mind her own business. Meanwhile, the police department has its money on another suspect: Agatha. Will she track down the criminal in time, or end up behind bars herself?


"Beaton's Agatha Raisin series just about defines British cozy." - Booklist 

The Basis for the Hit TV series Agatha Raisin. 


Mass Market Paperback 

ISBN: 978-1-250-15776-8

St. Martin Press -2021

Page Count: 258

Genres: Mystery, Fiction, Cozy Mystery, Crime, Humor, British Literature, Detective, Murder Mystery, Adult