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Death of a Charming Man by M.C. Beaton - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - c1994 - from Ayerego Books (IOBA) and Biblio.co.uk

Death of a Charming Man

by M.C. Beaton

Condition: Fine Condition/Near Fine


The Mysterious Press, c1994. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 215 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in very good condition, one small tear on bottom of front, no other damage. All edges neat and free of foxing, one small dusty spot on top edges near spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; #37778; ISBN: 0892965290. ISBN/EAN: 9780892965298. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: AC017483I. . 9780892965298

Now that Priscilla Halburton-Smythe has agreed to marry him, Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth can't imagine a more perfect life. There's not much crime in his remote Scottish village of Lochdubh, nothing much at all to do but fish, drink coffee, and slouch around. And now to spend time with lovely Priscilla. But his days aren't as tranquil as his dreams. For one thing, Priscilla's renovation schemes are driving him out of his cottage. Not to mention her ambitious plans for his career as a policeman away from Lochdubh. This might be a good time to find out why Peter Hynd's arrival in nearby Drim was causing so much trouble. An attractive, unmarried man with an independent income would always attract attention in such a small place. But this time Hynd's arrival seems to have caused bitter rivalry among the women of Drim. Hamish finds their petty fights amusing and a clever excuse to avoid Priscilla and her schemes for a new electric stove (to replace his beloved woodburning appliance), a posh new bathroom, and virtuous nutrition. Amusing, that is, until death threats, physical abuse, and murder make statistical history in one of Scotland'


  • Seller: Ayerego Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
  • Seller Inventory #: AC017483I
  • Title: Death of a Charming Man
  • Author: M.C. Beaton
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine Condition
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Book Club Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0892965290
  • ISBN 13: 9780892965298
  • Publisher: The Mysterious Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: c1994
  • Keywords: BZDB108 Fiction; #37778; Death of a Charming Man


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On Mar 30 2011, popcornlover said:
  "Excellent series, book in excellent condition, recommend the author and the seller."


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