Death of a Liar

By M. C. Beaton (Hardcover Book, 2015)
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.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $25.00 US/$28.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781455504787

    • On Sale Date: 02/03/2015

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    • Imprint: Grand Central Publishing

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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.

M.C. Beaton lives in the Cotswolds with her husband. In addition to the Hamish Macbeth series, she writes the Agatha Raisin mystery series.
  • Praise for Death of a Valentine:
    "A fun new read." (Woman's World ).

  • "An inventive, constantly surprising plot...explosive and engaging." ( Booklist ).

  • Praise for Death of a Witch:
    "Full of the author's trademark zest and wit...Beaton fans will be delighted." (Publishers Weekly ).

  • "A sound mystery featuring a generous portion of Hamish's complicated relationships and the usual delightful Highland descriptions." (Kirkus ).

Product Details

Death of a Liar
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $25.00 US/$28.00 CAN
  • Pages: 256
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9781455504787
  • On Sale Date: 02/03/2015
Death of a Liar