When therapist Jill Davent moved to the village of Carsely,
Agatha Raisin was not a fan. Not only was this therapist
romancing Agatha's ex-husband but she dug up details of
Agatha's not-too-glamorous origins. Jill also counsels a
woman, Gwen Simple, that Agatha firmly believes assisted her
son in some grisly murders, although there is no proof. Not
one to keep her feelings to herself, Agatha tells anyone
that would listen that Jill is a charlatan and better off
dead. Agatha could only sigh with relief when the therapist
took an office in Mircester.
When Agatha learns that Jill had hired a private detective
to investigate her background, she barges into Jill's office
and gives her a piece of her mind, yelling "I could kill
you!" So when Jill is found strangled to death in her office
two days later, Agatha becomes the prime suspect. But
Agatha, along with her team of private detectives, is
determined to prove her innocence and find the real culprit.
This time Agatha must use her skills to save her own skin.