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Death of a Dreamer

By M.C. Beaton

Death of a Dreamer
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  • Hardcover: Feb 2006,
    256 pages.
    Paperback: Jan 2007,
    288 pages.

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Intricate plotting, a taste of the Highland life and believable characters in the latest in this long running "cozy" mystery series

From the book jacket: Most newcomers don't stay long in remote Lochdubh. They arrive filled with romantic notions of life in northern Scotland until boredom, dampness, and nosy villagers send them running back to civilization. Hamish Macbeth is surprised when artist Effie Garrard sticks it out through the winter, especially since her cottage is so far up in the hills that it might take weeks before anyone would know if something happened to her.

By spring Macbeth fears something has. He takes his Land Rover out to check on her, and for once his uncanny sixth sense is wrong! Effie is fine - if being a dreamer and a little odd don't count. That problem off his mind, Macbeth's attention turns closer to home. His old flame Priscilla Halburton-Smythe has returned...

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