By M. C. Beaton
Neighborhood police stations all around the Scottish Highlands are being threatened with closure. This provides the appropriate chance for Detective leader Inspector Blair, who would like not anything greater than to put off Sergeant Hamish Macbeth. Blair means that Cyril periods, a prepared younger police officer, stopover at town of Lochdubh to watch precisely what Macbeth does on a daily basis. Macbeth hears approximately Blair's plan and is ready to insure that Cyril returns again to headquarters with a whole document. yet Cyril is quickly chanced on lifeless and Hamish speedy turns into the top suspect in his homicide.
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Extra resources for Death of a Policeman (Hamish Macbeth, Book 29)
They had known all along that they had to keep it a secret. If her family found out about their relationship, anything might happen. Her father and brothers were capable of taking the law into their own hands. He had asked her several times to be very careful, not to tell anyone about them. And now it had all fallen apart. She hadn舗t had the strength to hold out against her family舗s questions. In the end, she had told them everything. It would be best to move from his house for a while and hope that things would calm down.
The victims were shot at point-blank range with at least one shot each, right in the forehead. You don舗t get a small, neat little hole when you shoot someone between the eyes with large-caliber ammunition. The back of the skull is torn away. They died immediately. No signs of a struggle. Based on the injuries, the rifle which was lying under the bed is probably the murder weapon. There were no fingerprints on the rifle. It had been wiped carefully. 舡 Superintendent Andersson interrupted. 舡 舠That舗s not certain,舡 Andersson replied.
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