Death of a Kingfisher (Hamish Macbeth #27)

Author(s): M. C. Beaton


PC Hamish Macbeth can't help but admire the resourcefulness of the Highlanders during the recession - in tough times they have to lure tourists to their sleepy towns and the quaint village of Braikie has come up with a novel solution. Braikie really doesn't have that much to offer apart from a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which the clued-up local tourist board director has rechristened 'The Fairy Glen' and has had brochures printed with a beautiful kingfisher rising from a lake on the cover. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive but just as the town's luck starts to turn, a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch in the woods with a noose around its neck. As a wave of vandalism threatens to ruin Braikie forever it is up to Hamish to get involved, and his investigation quickly turns from mistreatment of birds to murder ...


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The 27th mystery for M.C. Beaton's famous Highlands PC, Hamish Macbeth!

Once again M C Beaton has concocted an amusing brew of mystery and romance that will keep her fans turning the pages. Publishers Weekly It's always a pleasure to return to Loch Dubh. New York Times Book Review Breezy fun. Publishers Weekly Explosive and engaging. Booklist

M C Beaton is the author of the hugely successful Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, both published by Constable & Robinson. She left a full time career in journalism to turn to writing, and now lives in a village in the Cotswolds very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.

General Fields

  • : 9781472103024
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Constable
  • : 0.21
  • : February 2013
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : M. C. Beaton
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823/.914
  • : 288