Goodreads: When Hamish Macbeth, local constable of the Scottish village of Lochdubh, tries to break up one of the many fights involving Randy Duggan, the ruffian challenges him to a fistfight. But on the chosen day, Duggan is found shot to death and Macbeth is rumored to be the likely suspect. Macbeth must find the murderer, clear his name, and restore his Highland paradise to its usual tranquility.
So my first Macbeth book in a couple weeks or so. Hamish was his good old self, getting into trouble and out smarting the other policemen. The murderer in this story is hardly a secret and the reason was pretty easy too but the story was still a good one which I enjoyed.
There seemed to be more than a few typos in this one but I put it down to not knowing the lingo of the Scottish highlands. In any case, I found it a bit distracting but not a deal breaker as far as reading it went.
Love the descriptions of the area but have to admit, it is not a place I would like to live. The weather sounds formidable no matter what the season! Kind of felt this book was more rushed than the others – like the author had a deadline to meet but it still is a good read.
I give the book a A-