Death of a gossip (Book, 2017) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Death of a gossip

Death of a gossip

Author: M C Beaton
Publisher: London, England : Constable, 2017. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
When society widow and gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters joined the fishing class, she wasted no time in ruffling the feathers - or was it the fins? - of those around her. Among the victims of her sharp tongue and unladylike manner was Lochdubh Constable Hamish Macbeth. Yet not even Hamish thought someone would permanently silence Lady Jane's shrill voice - until her strangled body is fished out of the river. Now  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Hamish Macbeth, (Fictitious character); Hamish Macbeth, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Beaton
ISBN: 9781472124067 1472124065
OCLC Number: 973899234
Notes: Originally published: New York, N.Y. : St Martin's Press, 1985.
Description: 210 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: M.C. Beaton.


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M C Beaton's Hamish Macbeth books are a delight: clever, intricate and sardonic. The flavour is reminiscent of Compton MacKenzie's Whisky Galore and I'm very glad to own a complete set The much-loved Read more...

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