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Death of a Policeman by M.C. Beaton

I very much enjoy the easy read of a Hamish Macbeth story by M.C.Beaton. Ms Beaton is an inspirational writer. She still produces two books a year: one in her Hamish Macbeth series and another in her Agatha Raisin series. Her books, The Death of a Kingfisher https://bookreviewstoday.info/2014/03/26/the-death-of-a-kingfisher-by-m-c-beaton/ and The Death of a Travelling Man https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/11/27/the-death-of-a-travelling-man-by-m-c-beaton/ are …

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The Murder Room by P D James

P D James along with M C Beaton and Agatha Christie must surely be amongst the traditional royalty of crime writers. Phyllis Dorothy James, Baroness James of Holland Park, OBE, FRSA, FRSL, known as P. D. James, was an English crime writer. She rose to fame for her series of detective novels starring police commander and …

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The Death of a Kingfisher by M.C. Beaton

  The Death of a Kingfisher is a novel that tells one of M.C. Beaton’s Hamish Macbeth stories.  Another is reviewed on this site at https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/11/27/the-death-of-a…-by-m-c-beaton/.  The story starts at a time when Scotland is hit by recession (a bit like now!).  Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices that the Highland people are being forced to come up …

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The Death of a Travelling Man by M.C. Beaton

Marion Chesney herself is probably even more interesting than this book!  She is known primarily for the more than 100 historical romance novels she has published under her own name and under several pseudonyms: Helen Crampton, Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, and Charlotte Ward.   However, this book she wrote as M.C. Beaton which is the …

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