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Death of an Outsider

Hamish Macbeth Mystery Series, Book 3 · Hamish Macbeth Mystery

by M.C. Beaton


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The most hated man in the most dour town in Scotland is sleeping with the fishes, or -- more accurately -- has been dumped into a tank filled with crustaceans. All that remains of the murdered victim are his bones. But once the lobsters have been shipped off to Britain's best restaurants, the whole affair quickly lands on the plate of Constable Hamish Macbeth. Exiled to the dreary outpost of Cnothan, Macbeth sorely misses his beloved Lochdubh, but before he can head back home he has to contend with a detective chief inspector who wants the murder hushed up, a dark-haired lassie who is out to seduce him, and a killer who has made mincemeat of his last victim, and will no doubt strike again...

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Little, Brown Book Group
C & R Crime
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Hamish Macbeth Mystery


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M.C. Beaton (Author)

M.C. Beaton is the internationally bestselling 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 her Agatha Raisin mysteries have been made...

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