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Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton

Label
Death of an honest man
Title
Death of an honest man
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth--Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman--returns in M.C. Beaton's new mystery in her New York Times bestselling series. DEATH OF AN HONEST MAN Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie--who repeated all the last words of her twin sister--that she needed psychiatric help. "I speak as I find," he bragged. Voices saying, "I could kill that man," could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan. And someone did. Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects. And he's lost the services of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the force after Chief Inspector Blair berated Charlie one too many times, and the policeman threw Blair into the loch. Can Hamish find the killer on his own?"--
Member of
Summary
When an insensitive newcomer to the village of Cnothan is found dead, flame-haired sergeant Hamish Macbeth confronts a bewildering array of suspects at the same time his clumsy police sidekick, Charlie, resigns in protest of his treatment by Chief Inspector Blair
Storyline
Tone
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619906
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Hamish Macbeth mysteries
Series volume
0033
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1021853482
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781455558315
Lccn
2017037492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1021853482
Label
Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
1021853482
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
244 pages
Isbn
9781455558315
Lccn
2017037492
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1021853482

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