Death of a Celebrity (Hamish Macbeth, Book 17) by M. C. Beaton

Police Procedurals

By M. C. Beaton

Unique ebook: 2002

Blonde, glamorous BBC reporter Crystal French has blown into Lochdubh with Highland existence, a hard-hitting television convey that has greater than simply the heather shaking. Roaring into city in her brilliant yellow Porsche, her arrival is heralded by means of a rushing price ticket from Constable Hamish Macbeth, despite her makes an attempt at bribery and seduction. Out of revenge, her express first bumps off Felicity Pearson's geographical region software, then insults the shop-keepers to the outrage of the total village, and eventually pursuits Hamish Macbeth for public humiliation. but if Crystal turns up lifeless, an obvious suicide that seems to be homicide, the full village turns into suspect.

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Slow and hard. " His eyes flashed to yellow then back to their human emerald green, and I tightened my grip on the Glock. "No one is killing anyone tonight, except maybe me," I said. "Hands. Head. " Sandovsky's body tensed and I saw the spring, the tackle, me going down under his weight, him wrestling my gun from me and taking aim. Then he shuddered and let out a sob, collapsing. "Hex me," he choked. "Gods. " I slowly lowered my weapon. " "She wanted out," he told me. "I took her to eat at this diner and go back to our pack house and we … she was going to come with me, out of Nocturne.

He chewed on his lower lip for a second. " "A search including Russia and all countries that were members of the USSR. " "Do it," I said. Pete typed in the search box and then hit the blinking icon. The screen went blank, and then a single entry popped up. " he cried. " I could have kissed Pete Anderson. " "Just a minute," said Pete. His face fell. "I don't think this is going to be much help, Detective. " "Great. Perfect. This is bullshit," I said. " "People slip through the cracks, Detective," said Pete.

I walked the perimeter, looking for any sign that Stephen Duncan had ever been here. This had been a ridiculous idea from the get-go. com, combing their listings for a new pair of old Ferragamos. A shuffle behind me. The two sleeping teenagers weren't sleeping anymore. One of them flicked a folding knife. " I reached for the Glock. "Past your bedtime, kiddo. " The second robber roared, and in a flash of air he was behind me, clamping my wrist. He smelled like day-old unwashed were. Fast little bastard, too.

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