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Death of a Sweep By M.C. Beaton

Death of a Sweep

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From the author of the ever-popular Agatha Raisin series, this is the 26th outing for the Highland's most famous PC, Hamish Macbeth.
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Death of a Sweep by M.C. Beaton

No wonder she's been crowned Queen of Cosy Crime' Mail on Sunday

The 26th outing for the Highland's most famous PC: Hamish Macbeth

In the south of Scotland, residents get their chimneys vacuum-cleaned. But in the isolated villages in the very north of Scotland, the villagers rely on the services of the itinerant sweep, Pete Ray, and his old-fashioned brushes. Pete is always able to find work in the Scottish highlands, until one day when Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices blood dripping onto the floor of a villager's fireplace, and a dead body stuffed inside the chimney.

The entire town of Lochdubh is certain Pete is the culprit, but Hamish doesn't believe that the affable chimney sweep is capable of committing murder. Then Pete's body is found on the Scottish moors, and the mystery deepens. Once again, it's up to Hamish to discover who's responsible for the dirty deed - and this time, the murderer may be closer than he realizes.

Praise for the Hamish Macbeth series:

'[A] beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations about rural life' Good Book Guide

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

'The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status' - Anne Robinson, The Times

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About M.C. Beaton


M.C. Beaton is the internationally bestselling 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 her Agatha Raisin mysteries have been made into a Sky TV series starring Ashley Jensen. M. C. Beaton is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries. She lives in a Cotswold village that is very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.

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GOR010136890
Death of a Sweep by M.C. Beaton
M.C. Beaton
Hamish Macbeth
Used - Like New
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2019-05-02
288
1472124626
9781472124623
N/A
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