Synopses & Reviews
- Death of a Village (Mysterious Press, 2/02), M. C. Beaton's previous hardcover in the series, has over 20,000 copies in print and won raves in numerous publications, including Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, Mystery News, Abilene Reporter-News, and Midwest Book Review, among others.
- The perennially popular Hamish Macbeth series has consistently garnered rave reviews from such publications as the New York Times Book Review, Kirkus Reviews, Chicago Sun-Times, and Booklist, among others.
- Zenith productions produced the highly successful Hamish Macbeth TV series for the BBC, starring Robert Carlyle (Angela's Ashes, The Full Monty).
- In addition to her prolific Hamish Macbeth series, the author also writes the Agatha Raisin mystery series and Regency romances under her real name, Marion Chesney.
Minor writer John Heppel has a problem--he's a consummate bore. When he's found dead in his cottage, there are plenty of suspects. But surely boredom shouldn't be cause for murder, or so thinks Constable Hamish Macbeth.
About the Author
M. C. Beaton lives in the Cotswolds with her husband. In addition to the Hamish Macbeth series, she writes the Agatha Raisin mystery series.