Macbeth is still on duty in Lochdubh. He shares his small
station with Constable Dick Fraser. Fraser has his own odd
habits and may get on Macbeth's nerves but there is no doubt
Fraser has Hamish's back.
In this mystery, an English woman named Morag
Merrilea travels from the village of Cnothan to tell Macbeth
she was drugged, robbed and possibly raped. Hamish finds the
facts vague and the possible victim annoying but he decides
to set up an appointment with a hypnotist to assist Morag
with her memory. Morag loves the idea and wants to tell everyone
at her local Pub - the very Pub where she passed out and her
sketch pad taken. When Morag misses her appointment with the
Hypnotist Hamish becomes uneasy and decides to check on her.
Morag has been murdered. When Hamish interviews the Cnothan
residents about Morag, the Pub and the missing sketch pad
he's met with silence. No luck depending on the usual village
gossip this time. Answers aren't the only thing Hamish is
pursuing; He meets Morag's sister and finds her attractive
Then Elspeth arrives to do a story on the murders. And Priscilla
Multiple murders and girlfriends
is a Scotsman to do? The local seer has the answers but Hamish
Hamish uses his extraordinary
skills to solve the local murders. One hopes he has the same
skills to repair his love life.
tire of these characters or visiting Lochdubh. The mystery
is well thought out. I found it a quick, entertaining listen.
I've enjoyed many of the Macbeth's titles on audio. Graeme
Malcolm entertains us with this audio version. He does a fine
Hamish Macbeth - outspoken and moody. Highly recommended.
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