From Publishers Weekly
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A hilarious up-to-the-minute murder romp that's as delicious as a Christmas pudding. (St. Petersburg Times)
Beaton's playful depiction of village life makes it all a delicious romp. (Publishers Weekly)
The strong narrative drive comes from Agatha's changing personality as awkward and perilous situations shape her into a softer, more admirable person. (Chicago Sun-Times)
"Beaton has thus launched a new series featuring an eccentric sleuth with human foibles galore, combined with an indomitable spirit, who will long persevere and endear herself to the village (and the reader). (San Antonio Express-News)
Beaton, always deft with imperfect human beings, guides Agatha through her travails until she becomes almost likeable. You will want to see her again. (Houston Post)