By M. C. Beaton
Unique booklet: 1999
Christmas is an historic Roman competition, to not be celebrated via good folks within the Scottish Highlands. Police Constable Hamish Macbeth has regularly enjoyed the festivities, yet this 12 months his kinfolk is traveling in sunny Florida. he's caught with the lengthy, lonely Christmas shift in freezing Lochdubh. A cranky outdated woman kicks off the vacations via reporting her cat lacking. Then the Christmas lighting and tree in a close-by village disappear quickly after the neighborhood council voted to permit undefined. As Hamish unearths how to convey Christmas to the Highlands and make a bit girl's desires come real, he unearths -- to his pride -- that he has the easiest Christmas ever.
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The front of his coat was soaked in blood. He had no face. 'Hell, it would have to be him’ Gunvald Larsson said. ' Martin Beck had resumed his study of the sketch on the wall.
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