The latest Hamish Macbeth mystery, Death of a Liar, has now been published in the UK. Including the Christmas special "A Highland Christmas", this is the 31st Hamish Macbeth novel to be published.
Easy-going Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime.
Death of a Liar is published in hardback by Constable in the UK. It was also published last week by Grand Central Publishing in the US.
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