Death of a Perfect Wife

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Grand Central Publishing, Jun 1, 2012 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Hamish Macbeth, the laid-back constable of Lochdubh, Scotland, has a new Land Rover to drive and a Highland summer to savor, but as fast as rain rolls in from the loch, his happy life goes to hell in a handbasket. The trouble begins when his beloved Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns from London . . . with a fiancÚ on her arm. His miseries multiply when clouds of midges (the diabolical Scottish mosquito) descend on the town. Then a paragon of housewifery named Trixie Thomas moves into Lochdubh with her lapdog husband in tow. The newcomer quickly convinces the local ladies to embrace low-cholesterol meals, ban tobacco, and begin bird-watching. Soon the town's fish-and-chips-loving men are up in arms. Now faced with the trials of his own soul, Macbeth must solve Lochdubh's newest crime-the mysterious poisoning of the perfect wife.
 

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Review: Death of a Perfect Wife (Hamish Macbeth #4)

User Review  - RebeccaS - Goodreads

I'm still not sure what I thought of this book. To me, the beginning dragged on and on, which I know was setting up the scene for the murder. It might have been more interesting if I started with the ... Read full review

Review: Death of a Perfect Wife (Hamish Macbeth #4)

User Review  - Susan Mock - Goodreads

It is a typical Hamish McBeth book. Enjoyable with some unpleasant characters and a nice plot. I read many of these and Agatha Raisin. Not much to them, but a quick, easy read. Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER ONE
CHAPTER TWO
CHAPTER THREE
CHAPTER FOUR
CHAPTER FIVE
CHAPTER SIX
CHAPTER SEVEN
CHAPTER EIGHT
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hamish Macbeth Mysteries by M C Beaton
TAKE THE HIGH ROAD OR THE LOW ROAD BUT DONT MISS A VISIT TO BONNY SCOTLAND WITH MC BEATONS BESTSELLING HA...
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About the author (2012)

M.C. Beaton lives in the Cotswolds with her husband. In addition to the Hamish Macbeth series, she writes the Agatha Raisin mystery series.

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