By M. C. Beaton
After years of bullying others as a high-flying public kinfolk boss, Agatha takes early retirement to a picture-perfect village within the Cotswolds. and the way larger to make buddies than through getting into the neighborhood quiche-making pageant? to make sure first prize Agatha buys her access at a London delicatessen. regrettably, Agatha's ideal product is quickly uncovered - as not just store-bought yet poisoned. the competition pass judgement on succumbs after consuming it, and with him move Agatha's probabilities of rural bliss - except she will be able to observe the true poisoner...
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Dress yourself," she ordered, annoyed at his lack of initiative and passive stance. He bent and stripped away the satin within the casket's lid, revealing a plethora of paraphernalia. Tassin leant closer to study the strange equipment, which the man proceeded to strap on, his face blank. He ignored her scrutiny as blithely as he did her presence, taking no notice of her unless she addressed him, which she found almost as irksome as his expressionlessness. When he was dressed in a pair of snug-fitting dark grey trousers and narrow black boots, he donned a sort of harness that held many strange items, mostly metallic.
I order you to take the Queen from this castle and protect her. No matter what she says, or how much she protests, this order overrides that. In all other things you will obey her, but you will not leave her side while there is danger, and you will protect her. " "New input, command override status level three. " He gestured to the door. " Sabre strode out with lithe, gliding steps, and Pervor followed, falling behind as the cyber broke into a lope down the corridor. Tassin hacked at an enemy soldier, incensed when her sword clanged off his chain mail and Tyron skewered him instead.
They entered a corridor, and more men ran towards them with drawn swords. Sabre raised his arm and burnt them with the blue fire without breaking his stride. He headed for the upper battlements, towing the stumbling Queen. A group of crimson-clad soldiers emerged from a doorway ahead, blocking their path. An arrow buzzed past her ear as Sabre raised his arm, and the blue fire sliced through the men. A clatter of footsteps made Tassin glance back, and she yelled as a soldier ran up from behind, a battle axe raised.
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death (Agatha Raisin, Book 1) by M. C. Beaton