By M. C. Beaton
Unique book: 1995
Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth is extra dour than ever after wasting either his advertising and his lady, the dependable Priscilla Halbourton-Smythe. a visit to a captivating beach resort along with his puppy Towser is intended to elevate his sagging spirits. as a substitute, he arrives at "Friendly House" to discover the atmosphere chilling, the meals inedible, and his fellow site visitors under neighborly. There's an amorous spinster, tarty ladies, a retired army guy, a secretive London kinfolk, and Bob Harris, who so nags his spouse, Doris, that everybody desires to kill him. Then a person does. quickly Macbeth is named upon to behave -- to dig into the previous and deep into the guts to carry anything extra daunting than in basic terms the offender: Justice.
Read Online or Download Death of a Nag (Hamish Macbeth, Book 11) PDF
Best police procedurals books
Frank Beck, a guy with terminal colon melanoma, a brand new divorce, and a stack of accounts, hangs himself. It's an open-and-shut suicide--except for a string of numbers inscribed on Beck's correct arm. Minneapolis murder Detective Marshall Bahr can't make experience of the numbers or the truth that a man every body describes as sloppy tied an ideal hangman's noose for himself.
A mutilated physique came upon at a rock competition. inspite of dire predictions, the rock competition in Kingsmarkham appeared to be going off with out a hitch, till the hideously disfigured physique is chanced on in a close-by quarry. and shortly Wexford is investigating the hyperlinks among a neighborhood woman long gone undesirable and a charismatic singer who conjures up an unwholesome devotion in his fans.
For plenty of humans, gazing and learning birds is completely an afternoon time task. besides the fact that, for lots of birds twilight and evening should not a barrier to important job. it really is precise that only a few birds are solely nocturnal, yet many birds that are lively via day additionally behavior restricted, and sometimes the most important, actions after nightfall.
Additional resources for Death of a Nag (Hamish Macbeth, Book 11)
99 9 780552 145558 > Cover photograph by Peter Sherrard Also by R. D. D. Wingfield CORGI BOOKS WRATH & ARTS A TOUCH OF FROST A CORGI BOOK : 0 552 14555 6 Originally published in Great Britain by Constable & Co. Ltd PRINTING HISTORY Constable edition published 1990 Corgi edition published 1992 13 15 17 19 20 18 16 14 12 Copyright R. Wingfield 1987 The right of R. D. Wingfield to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted in accordance with sections 77 and 78 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988.
I might have guessed. ” His overcoat was unbuttoned, and beneath it Frost could see a bow tie, and a smart black evening dress suit. “You needn’t have got tar ted up just to come down here Doc. ” Slomon smiled sourly. “If you must know, I was on my way to Inspector Harrison’s retirement party when I got this call. ” “So do I,” said Frost. ” At first there didn’t seem to be any way of turning on the lights, but eventually the beam of the torch followed the wiring down until it disappeared inside a small wooden cupboard on which was stencilled Switches -Keep Locked.
And he would reply smartly, with much diffidence, “Yes, sir, but I can cope. I can run this place single-handed if need be .. ” And the Chief Constable would smile approvingly and make a mental note that there was some very promising promotion material here. ” The first phone call was from a man living in the senior citizens’ flats off Arberry Road. Some idiot in a sports car was roaring round and round the block, cutting across the lawns and waking the oldies up. Wells scribbled details and promised action.