By M. C. Beaton
Nobody loves a decent guy, or that was once what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth attempted to inform newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a home in Cnothan, a bitter village on Hamish's beat.
He attended church in Lochdubh. He instructed the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons have been dull. He advised tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was once too fats and today of accelerating weight problems it used to be her responsibility to teach an exceptional instance. Angela Brody was once informed her detective tales have been pap for the loads and it was once time she wrote literature as a substitute. He accused Hamish of getting dyed his fiery purple hair. He instructed Jessie Currie--who repeated all of the final phrases of her dual sister--that she wanted psychiatric help.
"I communicate as I find," he bragged. Voices asserting, "I may kill that man," should be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan.
And somebody did.
Now Hamish is confronted with a bewildering array of suspects. And he is misplaced the providers of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the strength after leader Inspector Blair berated Charlie one too time and again, and the policeman threw Blair into the loch. Can Hamish locate the killer on his own?
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