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Summary

She couldn't paint to save her life - so someone's given her a lesson by taking it!

Most newcomers don't stay long in remote Lochdubh - usually boredom, dampness and nosy locals drive them out. But it looks as if artist Effie Garrand has come to stay. When Hamish Macbeth calls on her he's amazed to find the woman in residence after a particularly harsh winter.

Unfortunately, Effie is also quite delusional, having convinced herself that fellow local artist Jock Fleming is in love with her, and that they are engaged. But after a lover's scrap with Jock, Effie is found dead, poisoned by hemlock. Suicide or murder? It's up to Hamish to find out whether the dreamer's death is the result of something much more serious than a broken heart....

©2006 M.C. Beaton (P)2016 Audible Ltd

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loved it

really enjoyed it start to finish although I did suspect the murderer about half way thru but still very enjoyable

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Love the gentle stories

And the voice of just about the best narrator in the business
Whenever you think you know the answer, the story takes another twist

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Nothing new

Not the sharpness of some of the earlier books in the series - not really worth the listen.

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Macbeth does it again, great story.

A unique story with a cast of wonderful characters, who are all believable. Any one of the characters could have committed the murder, even one of the Police! Brilliantly narrated.

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best yet.

really loved this Sauncie is the best new character for years. the colonel needs a good boot in the tatties