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.

Praise for Death of a Valentine:

'A fun new read.' Woman's World

'An inventive, constantly surprising plot...explosive and
engaging.' Booklist

Praise for Death of a Witch:

'Full of the author's trademark zest and wit...Beaton fans will be
delighted.' Publishers Weekly

'A sound mystery featuring a generous portion of Hamish's
complicated relationships and the usual delightful Highland
descriptions.' Kirkus

Death of a liar - M. C Beaton

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Title
Death of a liar - a Hamish Macbeth murder mystery
Author
M. C Beaton
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Constable
UK Publication Date
20190801
Language
English

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.

Praise for Death of a Valentine:

'A fun new read.' Woman's World

'An inventive, constantly surprising plot...explosive and
engaging.' Booklist

Praise for Death of a Witch:

'Full of the author's trademark zest and wit...Beaton fans will be
delighted.' Publishers Weekly

'A sound mystery featuring a generous portion of Hamish's
complicated relationships and the usual delightful Highland
descriptions.' Kirkus

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M.C. Beaton (1936-2019) was the 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 have sold more than twenty-one million copies worldwide. She is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries, and her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky.

The much-loved Hamish Macbeth series... a beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations of rural life.
Good Book Guide

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

It's always a special treat to return to Lochdubh.
The New York Times

Type
BOOK
Keyword Index
Lochdubh (Scotland : Imaginary place) - Fiction.|Police - Scotland - Highlands - Fiction.|Detective and mystery stories.
Number of Pages
264
Source
Grd
Edition
Reprint
Country of Publication
England

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