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She couldn't paint to save her life - so someone's given her a lesson by taking it!

Most newcomers don't stay long in remote Lochdubh - usually boredom, dampness and nosy locals drive them out. But it looks as if artist Effie Garrand has come to stay. When Hamish Macbeth calls on her he's amazed to find the woman in residence after a particularly harsh winter.

Unfortunately, Effie is also quite delusional, having convinced herself that fellow local artist Jock Fleming is in love with her, and that they are engaged. But after a lover's scrap with Jock, Effie is found dead, poisoned by hemlock. Suicide or murder? It's up to Hamish to find out whether the dreamer's death is the result of something much more serious than a broken heart....

©2006 M.C. Beaton (P)2016 Audible Ltd

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Wonderful Mcbeth

This was ok not as entertaining as the previous story. At least Hamish looks like his love life might improve. Although probably not.

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loved it

really enjoyed it start to finish although I did suspect the murderer about half way thru but still very enjoyable

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