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Death of an Honest Man competition

M.C. Beaton competition

New York Times bestselling author M.C. Beaton is back with a new mystery featuring Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman. And you could win your very own copy, plus a Scottish Contemporary Feast hamper worth £114! Five runners-up will also receive a copy of the book.

Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. 

Paul attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie - who repeated all the last words of her twin sister - that she needed psychiatric help.

"I speak as I find," he bragged. Voices saying, "I could kill that man," could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan.

And someone did.

Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects. And he's lost the services of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the force after throwing Chief Inspector Blair into the loch. Can Hamish find the killer on his own?

M.C. Beaton is the New York Times bestselling author of both the Agatha Raisin and the Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky, starring Ashley Jensen as Agatha. A second series will be filmed in spring 2018. She lives in Paris and in a Cotswold village that is very much like Agatha’s beloved Carsely.

Death of an Honest Man is published by Constable and is available online and from all good booksellers. 

How to enter

Just fill in the form and answer the question below by 11am 30 March for the chance to win a Scottish hamper and a copy of Death of an Honest Man by M.C. Beaton.

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