With their engaging plots, mellow Scottish ambiance, and droll humor, the Hamish Macbeth mysteries always provide readers a bonnie time. The charming antics of their hopelessly unambitious and love-crossed hero have earned the series a dedicated following. Death of an Addict continues the Hamish Macbeth tradition of superb entertainment, with some fascinating twists. When a recovering addict dies while recuperating near Lochdubh, our red-headed hero suspects foul play. To complete his investigation, Constable Macbeth must leave his idyllic home and travel to Amsterdam to match wits with big-time drug dealers.Fans will enjoy seeing a new, tougher side of Macbeth as he dons smart suits and falls in love with his gorgeous superior officer. With her authentic accents and impeccable timing, narrator Davina Porter provides the perfect voice for this series' wonderfully quirky characters.More
"Hamish's latest adventure is a wonderfully quirky, deliciously funny, action-packed mystery that's sure to delight readers." (Booklist)
"Beaton continues to make her hero one of detective fictions most agreeable characters." (Kirkus Reviews)
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Poor story line and pointless sex
The plot was convoluted and all about sex rather than about mystery.
enjoy her interpretation
most of the sex scenes
the book lost its focus early and never regained it.
DEATH OF AN ADDICT
- Michael Geib