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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.…

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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  • Jill Clark
  • 28-02-2019

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best one so far enjoying the books very much as good as Agatha raisin series

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  • 02-09-2020

Easy going but also captivating.

I believe these stories do so well because of the way the author develops the characters who are themed throughout the series. Each book is an enjoyable read and the audio version is perfectly performed. These stories are a guilty pleasure.

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