Death of a Macho Man

  • by M. C. Beaton
  • Narrated by Davina Porter
  • 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you haven't already fallen in love with this internationally acclaimed series by M. C. Beaton, then this cunningly-crafted mystery will do the trick. Loaded with authentic Scots dialog vivid enough to make you smell the heather-scented air, Death of a Macho Man is Beaton at her best. Hamish Macbeth - Lochdubh's one-man police force - has suddenly become a prime murder suspect when a belligerent newcomer turns up dead. To save his career, Macbeth must delve into this Macho Man's unsavory past. Suddenly, suspects are everywhere: a salty fisherman, a reclusive romance writer, a respectable matron, a restauranteur's wife, and even Hamish's ex-fiancee Priscilla Halburton-Smythe and her newest boyfriend. Fast-paced and loaded with quirky characters, Death of a Macho Man enhances Beaton's glowing reputation.

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What the Critics Say

"Reading Beaton is an experience akin to discovering buried treasure." (Booklist)
"Another winner." (Library Journal)

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dreadful accents

typically good story and characters both new and familiar. Read okay but very bad accents where was David Monteath when this was recorded?
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- David

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2008
  • Publisher: Recorded Books