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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,585 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: M. C. Beaton Narrator: Graeme Malcolm Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Hamish Macbeth Mysteries Release Date:
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Gentle by name, gentle by nature. Everyone in the sleepy Scottish town of Lochdubh adores elderly Mrs. Gentle—everyone but Hamish Macbeth, that is. Hamish thinks the gentle lady is quite sly and vicious, and the citizens of Lochdubh think he is overly cranky. Perhaps it’s time for him to get married, they say. But who has time for marriage when there’s a murder to be solved? When Mrs. Gentle dies under mysterious circumstances, the town is shocked and outraged. Chief Detective Inspector Blair suspects members of her family, but Hamish Macbeth thinks there’s more to the story, and begins investigating the truth behind this lady’s gentle exterior.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Bursting with quaint village fun, murder, mystery, deception, endearing characters, and devious villains, makes Death of a Gentle Lady a wonderfully charming and gripping read.”


  • “Full of the author’s trademark zest and wit… Beaton fans will be delighted.

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Filled with Highlands scenery, sharp observation, and hairpin-turn plotting.”


  • “Hamish’s twent-third adventure is one of his best, with the usual charming details of Highland life and a crackerjack mystery to boot.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jeanne | 2/10/2014

    " First Hamish MacBeth novel... enjoying it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lori | 2/4/2014

    " I love this series. I've started to watch the BBC series, which has lots of changes and not many of the same characters, but still great. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jeanette | 1/29/2014

    " I actually enjoyed reading this one, Hamish was just doing his thing, I just hope he gets married to Priscilla. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Cece | 1/20/2014

    " Beaton is getting a little samey-Hamish wants to stay in the village, Hamish solves the mystery, Hamish's superiors want to promote him to the big city, Hamish finagles a way to stay in village. Elspeth and Priscilla float through and leave town again. "

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