Death of a Cad

Author(s): M.C. Beaton

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When Priscilla Halburton-Smythe brings her London playwright fiance home to Lochdubh, everyone in town is delighted...except for love-smitten Hamish Macbeth. Yet the affairs of his heart will have to wait.Vile, boorish Captain Bartlett, one of the guests at Priscilla's engagement party, has just been found murdered - shot while on a grouse hunt. Now with so many titled party guests as prime suspects, each with their own reason for snuffing out the despicable captain, Hamish must smooth ruffled feathers as he investigates the case...and catch a killer, before they fly the coop!

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The second Hamish Mcbeth crime mystery, delightfully recovered and re-issued for all the fans of Agatha Raisin.

"* 'It's always a special treat to return to Lochdubh' - New York Times * 'Superb entertainment, as rich and warming as a fine malt whisky, and every bit as addictive' - Houston Chronicle * 'An enchanting series....M.C. Beaton has a foolproof plot for the village mystery.' - New York Times Book Review * 'Beaton, a Scot herself, excels at giving readers a taste of Highland life and creating a believable character in the lonely, brilliant, continually frustrated-in-love Macbeth.' - Booklist"

M. C. Beaton worked as a Fleet Street journalist.She is the author of the Agatha Raisin novels, the Hamish Macbeth series and an Edwardian murder-mystery series.She divides her time between Paris and the Cotswolds, where she lives in a village very much like Agatha Raisin's beloved Carsely.

General Fields

  • : 9781845296667
  • : Constable and Robinson
  • : Robinson Publishing
  • : April 2008
  • : 177mm X 110mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : M.C. Beaton
  • : Paperback
  • : 224