"Penelope Keith is wonderful as Agatha Raisin"
Agatha Raisin is newly arrived at the beautiful village of Carsely after having sold her PR company back in London. To mingle with the locals, Agatha decides to enter the local quiche making contest. Unfortunately, Agatha cannot cook and her only kitchen appliance is her microwave! So the quiche has to be shop bought. Not only does Agatha get found out but her shop bought quiche is the actual murder weapon of the judge!
Agatha's next adventure includes the debonair new vet who has moved to Carsely. It seems that he has captured the heart and imagination of many mature women from the surrounding villages, Agatha included. It is only upon his untimely demise that Agatha begins to find out a few unfavourable things about the man who she had thought captured her heart!