Veterinarian cum lothario Paul Bladen has the ladies of Carsely all aflutter with excitement. But when a routine operation results in his death, Agatha once again must uncover the truth behind his untimely demise. Synopsis - After a recent bad experience, Agatha is reticent to become involved romantically with a younger man. But when the women of Carsely flock to the vets in the hopes of stealing a glance at newbie PAUL BLADEN, she cannot resist a peek for herself. Sure, enough, Paul is a smoothie - and he quickly invites Agatha out to a candlelit supper. But the flirtation is cut brutally short when Paul's lifeless body is found the next morning. An unfortunate 'accident' is ruled as cause of death as, during an operation on the Pendlebury estate, an injection of extremely powerful tranquilizer found its way into Paul's heart. Sensing that something isn't right, Agatha resolves to find out the truth of the matter, fishing out suspects on the estate itself, as well as the other women Paul had set his sights on. As Agatha edges towards unmasking the killer, she and James become closer during the investigation.