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by | Read by Graeme Malcolm

Mystery & Suspense • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

This latest episode in the Hamish Macbeth series has our village constable investigating the death of a mysterious newcomer who, for various reasons (some rather amusing), managed to anger a number of Lochdub's residents, including Macbeth himself. Graeme Malcolm's brisk narration suits the pace of the novel, in which character development takes a backseat to plot—although Malcolm might pause a little more on occasion in order to separate one scene from the next and to create a bit of suspense. He has some difficulty voicing the female characters, but he gives Macbeth a low, occasionally gruff voice and a restrained manner that contrast nicely the constable's dry humor. A.E.B. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2009]



Trade Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-60283-609-9 $29.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2009

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-5955-3 $59.95 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6176-1 $39.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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