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1472124480
Book:Death of a macho man; M.C. Beaton:2018 Book Death of a macho man; M.C. Beaton
Death of a macho man; M.C. Beaton
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Constable, 2018
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781472124487
Notes:
Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1996
Everybody in Lochdubh knew about the Macho Man, a bully who claimed to be a professional wrestler. His insults and sneaking around caused concern. So when he challenged PC Macbeth to a public fight, it triggered an epidemic of bookmaking.
Series: Hamish Macbeth
Extent: 320 pages, 20 cm, pbk
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Large print:Death of a nurse:2017 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Constable, 2016 James Harrison has recently moved to a restored hunting lodge in Sutherland with his gorgeous private nurse Gloria Dainty. When Hamish visits Mr Harrison to welcome him to the neighbourhood, the old man treats him very rudely. Gloria apologises for her employer's behaviour, and Hamish takes the plunge and invites her out for dinner. On the appointed evening, Hamish waits for Gloria at the restaurant. And waits. But Gloria never shows up. Four days later, Gloria's body washes up on the beach near Braikie. She's been strangled. Now, without a date and without his former policeman Dick Fraser - who left the force to buy a bakery - Hamish must find out who killed the beautiful new resident of Sutherland, and why, before the murderer strikes again.
246 pages (large print) ; 24 cm (hbk)
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1472124669
Book:Death of a liar:2019 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: 2015 Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.
264 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0750541458
Large print:Something borrowed someone dead:2015 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: C & R Crime, 2013 Incomer Gloria French is at first welcomed in the Cotswold village of Piddlebury. She seems like a do-gooder par excellence, raising funds for the church and caring for the elderly. But she has a bad habit of borrowing things and not giving them back, so when she is discovered dead, poisoned by a bottle of elderberry wine, folk in the village don't mourn her passing too intently. Parish councillor Jerry Tarrant hires Agatha Raisin to track down the murderer. But the village is creepy and secretive and the residents don't seem to want Agatha to find who the murderer is. Agatha's investigations are hampered by the emotional upset of finding that her ex, James Lacey, has fallen in love with young detective Toni Gilmour. And now the murderer seems to be targeting Agatha!
304 pages (large print) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0750541466
Large print:Back in society:2015 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Previously issued in print: New York: St Martin's Press, 1994 Life is finally looking up for the poor relations. The Prince of Wales' coat of arms gleams over the hotel entrance and they have finally reached a comfortable position. Lady Jane Fremney, however, is in a rather less favourable position.
233 pages (large print) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0750539232
Large print:The miser of Mayfair:2014 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986 Is Number 67 Clarges Steet the unluckiest house in Mayfair? Salvation seems to come in the form of Roderick Sinclair who rents the house for the current season. The staff are overjoyed until they find that Sinclair is a miser who is planning no parties. Furthermore, his ward, Fiona, doesn't seem to possess one bright idea in her head.
265 pages (large print) (hbk)
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0750539240
Large print:Plain Jane:2014 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St Martin's, 1986 It's up to the servants of No. 67 Clarges Street to hatch a scheme and arrange a match! 'Oh, to be as beautiful as Euphemia!' sighs plain Jane Hart when she joins her sister at No.67 for the Season, as then Lord Tregarthan might notice her, as she has noticed him and forever lost her heart.
268 pages (large print) (hbk)
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0750539259
Large print:The wicked godmother:2014 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St Martin's, 1987 Lovely but penniless Harriet Metcalf is horrified when she is named in a nobleman's will as guardian of his two ghastly and snobbish twin daughters. And is the innocent Harriet wily enough to cope with the intricacies of the London Season, or two of its most eligible bachelors, the Marquis of Huntington and Lord Vere?
268 pages (large print) (hbk)
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0750539267
Large print:Rake's progress:2014 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2014
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987 Lord Guy Carlton, late of His Majesty's Regiment and weary from the war in France, has only wine, women and song in mind when he rents No. 67 Clarges Street for the season. He certainly has no desire for a serious attachment - and as for marriage: never! But Lord Guy Carlton didn't factor in the lovely but very proper Miss Esther Jones. Although one of the richest women in England she is also one of the most innocent which could make her an unwilling victim of the philandering lord.
256 pages (large print) (hbk)
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0750540214
Large print:Sir Philip's folly:2015 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: New York: St Martin's Press, 1994 Commotion reigns at the Poor Relation hotel when two unwelcome ladies create chaos among the established order of things! Sir Philip Sommerville is quite the antique, but not too old to bring home a paramour: fat, vulgar and greedy Mrs Budge who, the other poor relations are agreed upon, has to go. And then there is Lady Carruthers, a highly rouged widow who passes off her grown daughter, Arabella, as a school miss while setting her own cap for the young Earl of Denby, despite the fact that young Arabella is quite smitten with the dashing golden-haired earl! So once again it is up to the other poor relations to straighten out the course of true love.
227 pages (large print) (hbk)
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0750540222
Large print:Colonel Sandhurst to the rescue:2015 Large print
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Magna
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: New York: St Martin's Press, 1994 When heiress Frederica Gray runs away to escape an arranged marriage, Colonel Sandhurst and his eccentric partners grant her sanctuary at the Poor Relation Hotel. However, their plan is to ransom her back to her father.
238 pages (large print) (hbk)
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