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The Resource Death of a kingfisher, M.C. Beaton

Death of a kingfisher, M.C. Beaton

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Death of a kingfisher
Title
Death of a kingfisher
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M.C. Beaton
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Language
eng
Summary
When Scotland is hit by the recession, Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices that the Highland people are forced to come up with inventive ways to lure tourists to their sleepy towns. The quaint village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer, other than a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which was bequeathed to the town. The savvy local tourist director renames the woods "The Fairy Glen," and has brochures printed with a beautiful photograph of a kingfisher rising from a pond on the cover. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive. But just as the town's luck starts to turn, a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch in the woods with a noose around its neck. As a wave of vandalism threatens to ruin Braikie forever, the town turns to Hamish Macbeth. And when violence strikes again,the lawman's investigation quickly turns from animal cruelty to murder
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When Scotland is hit by the recession, Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices that the Highland people are forced to come up with inventive ways to lure tourists to their sleepy towns. The quaint village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer, other than a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which was bequeathed to the town. The savvy local tourist director renames the woods "The Fairy Glen," and has brochures printed with a beautiful photograph of a kingfisher rising from a pond on the cover. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive. But just as the town's luck starts to turn, a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch in the woods with a noose around its neck. As a wave of vandalism threatens to ruin Braikie forever, the town turns to Hamish Macbeth. And when violence strikes again,the lawman's investigation quickly turns from animal cruelty to murder
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Character
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10045659
Cataloging source
DLC
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Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.E196
LC item number
D4257 2012
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
A Hamish Macbeth Mystery
Series volume
[Book 27]
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  • Macbeth, Hamish
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Tourism
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Highlands (Scotland)
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of a kingfisher, M.C. Beaton
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 27 of the Hamish Macbeth Mysteries (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19497001
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
245 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780446547369
Lccn
2011001846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Death of a kingfisher, M.C. Beaton
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 27 of the Hamish Macbeth Mysteries (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19497001
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
245 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780446547369
Lccn
2011001846
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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