By M. C. Beaton
Unique e-book: 1989
Hamish Macbeth, the laid-back constable of Lochdubh, Scotland, has a brand new Land Rover to force and a Highland summer season to relish, yet as speedy as rain rolls in from the loch, his chuffed lifestyles is going to hell in a handbasket. the difficulty starts whilst his cherished Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns from London . . . with a fiancé on her arm. His miseries multiply while clouds of midges (the diabolical Scottish mosquito) descend in town. Then a paragon of housewifery named Trixie Thomas strikes into Lochdubh along with her lapdog husband in tow. The newcomer quick convinces the neighborhood girls to include low-cholesterol foodstuff, ban tobacco, and start bird-watching. quickly the town's fish-and-chips-loving males are up in fingers. Now confronted with the rigors of his personal soul, Macbeth needs to resolve Lochdubh's latest crime-the mysterious poisoning of the fitting spouse.