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1780331096
Book:Death of a liar; M.C. Beaton:2015 Death of a liar; M.C. Beaton
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Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2015
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: CRIME
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Constable, 2015
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781780331096
Notes:
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.
Series: The Hamish Macbeth series
Additional information: 261 pages, 23 cm, hbk
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Author: Beaton, M. C, Agatha Raisin and the case of the curious curate.
Year: 2010.
Language: English
Type: eBook
Publisher: Robinson
Physical or Electronic: Electronic
Note: Originally published: as Agatha Raisin and the case of the curious curate. New York: St. Martin's Minotaur, 2003; and as Agatha Raisin and the curious curate. London: Robinson, 2006. Agatha is going through a man-hating phase and so is unmoved by news of the captivating new curate. But when she meets Tristan Delon, she is swept off her feet. She is ecstatic when he invites her to dine with him, but the next day Agatha is left with a hangover and his cold corpse suggests that once again, she's in the frame for murder.
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0750539232
Large print:The miser of Mayfair:2014
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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0750539267
Large print:Rake's progress:2014
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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0750539283
Large print:Rainbird's revenge:2015
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, 1987 When the Duke of Pelham returns to his town house at 67 Clarges Street he is grimly determined to find himself a suitable wife, and love will have nothing to do with his selection. The duke's search is soon disrupted by the arrival in town of Miss Jenny Sutherland - a beautiful but hugely spoilt country girl whose vanity is overwhelming. But no one had counted on the intervention of Rainbird, the duke's shrewd and resourceful butler.
233 p. (hbk)
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Book:Death of a dentist:2018
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
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320 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1472124502
Book:Death of a scriptwriter:2018
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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1472124537
Book:Death of a celebrity:2018
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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147212460X
Book:Death of a witch:2019
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2009 Returning from holiday Hamish becomes unaccountably worried - it's as if he senses a dark cloud of evil hanging over Lochdubh. He soon learns that there is a newcomer to the village, a woman called Catriona Beldame, and that the villagers have decided she is a witch.
312 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1471323587
Large print:Hiss and hers:2013
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2013
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Paragon
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's, 2012 Agatha is in love again. This time it's the local gardener, George Marston, she has her eye on. But competition for his attention abounds. When George is a no-show at a charity ball Agatha goes looking for him and finds he has been murdered.
314 pages (large print) ; 25 cm (pbk)
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1472124634
Book:Death of a kingfisher:2019
Author: Beaton, M C
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Constable
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Originally published: New York: Grand Central Publishing, 2012 The quiet village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer apart from a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which the tourist board has rechristened 'The Fairy Glen'. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive but then a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch with a noose around its neck.
288 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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