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By M. C. Beaton

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DEATH OF A grasping girl: A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
There's no longer a cloud in Constable Hamish Macbeth's sky, simply lots of hot sunshine and never rather adequate of lovely Priscilla Halburton-Smythe. yet as 8 hopeful contributors of the Checkmate Singles membership converge on Tommel citadel inn for every week of significant matchmaking, the clouds roll in. The 4 undefined, rigorously matched through courting director Maria worthy, instantly dislike one another. the arriving of Maria's gross, grasping accomplice, Peta, kills the final vestige of romance. And as love is going out the window, homicide is available in the door. Peta quickly slurps up her final meal, and Hamish is left with a baffling puzzle: Who shared the fateful trip that left Peta lifeless with a massive pink apple in her mouth? absolutely no longer of these singles...

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She poured two mugs of coffee and they sat down at one of the tables. ” asked Hamish. “Well, everything was running smoothly. The new gift shop that I am going to run is nearly finished and I’ve been off on my travels accumulating stuff to display in it. We were expecting eight members of a fishing club. But they cancelled at the last minute. Their chairman was trying to land a salmon somewhere down south and the fish turned out to be more powerful than he and dragged him in and down the rocks and over the rapids.

Asked Priscilla, wondering if she could slow Peta down by engaging her in conversation. “Asleep, probably,” said Peta through a spray of breadcrumbs. “Very fond of me, she is. Doesn’t like her parents much and I can’t say I blame her. ” “That does not say very much for her,” snapped John. ” “You must have come out of the ark, sweetie,” said Peta and then roared with laughter. “You should be a judge. ” said Priscilla desperately. ” Peta batted her eyelashes at him. “I know. ” “You are indeed a terrible flirt,” he said in his dry, precise voice, “in that you have no delicacy of manner.

Lots of French bread. The wine’s still cold and it’s in that crate over there, along with some beer in case anyone wants that. ” “The skipper’s complaining that he wants some real food. He couldn’t eat the kedgeree. ” “He’s got some bacon and eggs here,” said Hamish, stooping down and looking in a small cupboard. “Fry him up some and add a couple of slices of fried bread and then give him a cup of strong black tea and he’ll be happy. You are looking a bit green, Priscilla. Off with you. ” Priscilla took in great gulps of fresh air and then went into the wheel-house.

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