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Death of an Honest Man By M.C. Beaton

Death of an Honest Man by M.C. Beaton

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Summary

New York Times bestselling author M. C. Beaton is back with a new mystery featuring Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman.

Death of an Honest Man Summary

Death of an Honest Man by M.C. Beaton

Sergeant Hamish Macbeth - Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman - returns for the latest mystery in M.C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling series.

Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English.

Paul attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie - who repeated all the last words of her twin sister - that she needed psychiatric help.

'I speak as I find,' he bragged. Voices saying, 'I could kill that man,' could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan.

And someone did.

Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects. And he's lost the services of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the force after throwing Chief Inspector Blair into the loch. Can Hamish find the killer on his own?

Praise for M. C. Beaton

'The much-loved Hamish Macbeth series . . . a beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations of rural life' The Good Book Guide

'It's always a special treat to return to Lochdubh' New York Times

'First rate . . . deft social comedy and wonderfully realised atmosphere' Booklist

'M C Beaton's Hamish Macbeth books are a delight: clever, intricate and sardonic' Kerry Greenwood

Death of an Honest Man Reviews

A complex murder plot is well sustained by quick pen sketches of the Highland scenery . . . twists in the clever plot lead you up many a mountain path in the company of Hamish Macbeth! * My Weekly *
Fans'll love this Highland hullabaloo * Evening Telegraph *
With plenty of one-liners, beautiful descriptions of Scotland and a whole load of unexpected happenings, you are in for a real treat here * The Sun *

About M.C. Beaton

M.C. Beaton (1936-2019) was the author of both the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have sold more than twenty-one million copies worldwide. She is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries, and her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky.

Additional information

GOR009752555
9781472117427
1472117425
Death of an Honest Man by M.C. Beaton
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2019-02-21
240
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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