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1845296672
Book:Death of a Perfect Wife:2008 Book Death of a Perfect Wife
Death of a Perfect Wife
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2008
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Publisher: Robinson, 2008
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781845296674
Series: Hamish Macbeth
Extent: Pbk
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1472124103
Book:Death of a hussy:2017 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988 Wealthy Maggie Baird is neither kind or generous. So when her car ignites, with her in it, there are five likely perpetrators. And finding who did it requires all Hamish Macbeth's extraordinary common sense and insight into human nature.
240 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124138
Book:Death of a glutton:2017 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's, 1988 Scottish detective, Hamish Macbeth, is called upon to investigate the murder of an extremely unpopular woman in the remote village of Lochdubh.
231 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124480
Book:Death of a macho man:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: 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.
320 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124499
Book:Death of a dentist:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1997 Dr Frederick Gilchrist's cheap rates and penchant for pulling teeth have gained him a clientele. But only agony could drive Lochdubh policeman Hamish Macbeth to Gilchrist's surgery. And the day it does, Macbeth finds Dr Gilchrist's body.
320 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124502
Book:Death of a scriptwriter:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: The Mysterious Press, 1998 Patricia Martyn-Broyd, now in her 70s, has retired to the Highlands. She hasn't written a word in years and her books are out of print. But now a television company is about to film her last detective story, featuring the aristocratic Scottish detective Lady Harriet Vare.
274 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124529
Book:Death of a dustman:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2002 Lochdubh's dustman is an abusive drunk named Fergus Macleod. When Fergus is put in charge of a recycling centre and dubbed the 'environment officer', Hamish Macbeth smells trouble piling up.
279 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124537
Book:Death of a celebrity:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2002 Roaring into town in her Porsche, BBC reporter Crystal French's arrival is heralded by a speeding ticket from Constable Macbeth. Out of revenge, her first show insults the whole village. But when Crystal turns up dead, the entire village becomes suspect.
312 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Book:Death of a village:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2003 Trouble is afoot in the remote fishing village of Stoyre, where the inhabitants are acting a little fishy. With the help of sharp-eyed journalist Elspeth Grant and his dog Lugs, Hamish Macbeth begins to winkle out the truth when a holiday cottage is flattened following an explosion.
283 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124561
Book:Death of a bore:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2006 A dozen budding authors show up at the village hall for famous writer John Heppel's writing classes. But, once Heppel has mocked their writing and butchered their dreams, every single one of them wants to kill the arrogant man. Then someone does.
310 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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147212457X
Book:Death of a dreamer:2018 Book
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: London: Robinson, 2010 The rugged landscape of Scotland attracts dreamers who move north wrapped in fantasies of enjoying the simple life. They usually don't last, but it looks as if Effie Garrard has come to stay.
310 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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