The local ladies all deem Mr John a wizard, so when Agatha finds a few grey hairs on her head - and the rinse she tries at home turns her hair purple - she makes a beeline for the handsome Evesham hairdresser. And as well as sorting out her hair it soon becomes clear the charming man also has designs on her heart - but their future together is cut short when Mr John is fatally poisoned in his salon.
Once again Agatha finds herself embroiled in a murder case. Was it one of Mr John´s many customers, all of whom divulged to him their darkest secrets?
Praise for the Agatha Raisin series:
´M. C. Beaton´s imperfect heroine is an absolute gem.´ Publishers Weekly
´The detective novels of M. C. Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status.´ The Times
´Being a cranky, middle-aged female myself, I found Agatha charming!´ Amazon customer review
´Agatha Raisin is sharp, witty, hugely intelligent, unfailingly entertaining, delightfully intolerant and oh so magnificently non PC. M C Beaton has created a new national treasure... the stories zing along and are irresistible, unputdownable, a joy. If you buy one book a year, let it be this. Agatha Raisin is The Strongest Link.´ Anne Robinson