By M. C. Beaton
Arriving from a international vacation, Hamish Macbeth is concerned simply because he senses a depressing cloud of evil striking over the Highland
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I think I’ve found the reason for that,” said Lesley. “I’ve found faint ash traces in the heather going a bit back. Some of the roots are scorched. ” “Thank goodness for that,” said Hamish. “I thought I was slipping. Wait a bit. ” “I think—mind you, this is only a preliminary investigation—that the fuse ran into a plastic bucket of wastepaper placed under the wooden kitchen cupboards. I think the kitchen wall was soaked in some sort of cooking oil. I’ve only traces of things, mind you. Oil had been poured under the bed.
All characters in this book as well as the village of Lochdubh are figments of the author’s imagination and bear no relation to any person living or dead. Chapter One By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes. —William Shakespeare Police Constable Hamish Macbeth, heading home to his police station in the village of Lochdubh in Sutherland, heaved a sigh of relief. He stopped for a moment by the side of the road and rolled down the car window. He was driving a battered old Rover, manufactured before the days of power steering and electronic windows.
She said I would be irresistible but all I got was the itch. She caused a lot of misery on the village. Then men who went to her said there was no point getting all fired up if the missus wouldn’t play. ” “Well, there’s Fergus Braid, him that works over at the paper mill, Archie, the fisherman, Colin Framont, the builder, and Timmy Teviot, the forestry worker. That’s all I know about and don’t you go saying you got it from me. ” Hamish left in a haze of lavender-scented cleaner. He decided to start with Archie.