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Summary

Hamish Macbeth is savouring the delights of a Highland summer. But as fast as the rain rolls in from the loch, his happy life goes to hell in a handbasket. The trouble begins when his beloved Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns to Lochdubh with a new fiancé on her arm. His miseries multiply when clouds of midges descend on the town. And then a paragon of housewife perfection named Trixie Thomas moves into Lochdubh with her cowed husband in tow. The newcomer quickly convinces the local ladies to embrace low-cholesterol meals, ban alcohol, and begin bird-watching. Soon the town’s menfolk are up in arms and Macbeth must solve Lochdubh’s newest crime - the mysterious poisoning of the perfect wife.

M. C. Beaton is the author of the best-selling Agatha Raisin series. She has also written several Regency romance series. She lives between Paris and the Cotswolds.

©1989 M. C. Beaton (P)2013 Audible Ltd

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Fab!!

Love these books, get totally lost in them and I love the narrator. Costing a fortune though.

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just fun stories

I was a die hard agatha raisin fan but read them all so looked for something similar.
frivolous fun and joyful in every word. Love Hamish macbeth.

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loved it

Absolutely love these books. easy to listen to, however the plots are always good and you are kept guessing to the end who the culprit is.

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enjoyable listening

relaxing storyline takes you to a beautiful place with amusing people and a cosy crime.

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Beautiful book I absolutely loved it The plot move

Beautiful book I absolutely loved it The plot moved swiftly to its conclusion Characters great Thoroughly recommend