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Death of a gossip

Author: M C Beaton
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Lady Jane Winters, society widow and gossip, is found dead at an angling school in Scotland. Who wouldn't want her shrills silenced? Local policeman, Hamish Macbeth is suspicious. With the inspiring aid of Priscilla Halburton-Smythe, Hamish pursues the case.

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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Hamish Macbeth, (Fictitious character); Hamish Macbeth, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M C Beaton
ISBN: 0312186371 9780312186371 9781845296650 1845296656
OCLC Number: 11290121
Description: 166 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: M.C. Beaton.


Society widow and gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters' strangled body is fished out of the river. But with a school of suspects who aren't willing to talk, and the dead woman telling no tales,  Read more...


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"* 'Beaton, a Scot herself, excels at giving readers a taste of Highland life and creating a believable character in the lonely, brilliant, continually frustrated-in-love Macbeth.' - Booklist * 'An Read more...

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