By M. C. Beaton
Notable information has unfold around the Scottish geographical region. the main recognized of highland bachelors, police sergeant Hamish Macbeth, might be married eventually. every body within the village of Lochdubh adores Josie McSween, Macbeth's latest constable and blushing bride-to-be.
While locals imagine Josie is sort of a seize, Hamish has a case of prenuptial jitters. in any case, if it weren't for the hot homicide of a pretty girl in a neighbouring village, there wouldn't be a marriage in any respect. For it was once a mysterious Valentine's Day package--delivered to the sufferer prior to her death--that at first drew Hamish and Josie jointly at the research. As they paintings part through facet, Hamish and Josie quickly observe that the woman's checklist of admirers used to be never-ending, confirming Hamish's suspicion that love could be blind, deaf . . . and lethal.
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