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Author Beaton, M. C.
Title Death of a kingfisher [electronic resource] / M.C. Beaton.
Published [North Kingstown, R.I.] : AudioGO, 2012.
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Description 1 sound file : digital.
Series A Hamish Macbeth mystery
Beaton, M. C. Hamish Macbeth mysteries.
Note Unabridged.
System Reqs Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Performer Read by Graeme Malcolm.
Summary When Scotland is hit by the recession, Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices that the Highland people are forced to come up with inventive ways to lure tourists to their sleepy towns. The quaint village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer, other than a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which was bequeathed to the town. The savvy local tourist director renames the woods "The Fairy Glen," and has brochures printed with a beautiful photograph of a kingfisher rising from a pond on the cover. It isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive. But just as the town's luck starts to turn, a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch in the woods with a noose around its neck. As a wave of vandalism threatens to ruin Braikie forever, the town turns to Hamish Macbeth. And when violence strikes again,the lawman's investigation quickly turns from animal cruelty to murder.
Note Description based on hard copy version record.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Macbeth, Hamish (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Tourism -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Fiction.
Dysfunctional families -- Fiction.
Highlands (Scotland) -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Related Names Malcolm, Graeme. Narrator.
EBSCOhost (Online service)
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Hard copy version: Beaton, M. C. Death of a kingfisher. Unabridged. North Kingston, RI : AudioGO, [2012] 9781609983536 (OCoLC)759914641
ISBN 9780792784920 (electronic audio bk.)
0792784928 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 779938870