A classic title from M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling Hamish Macbeth series
Believing that someone is trying to murder her, gorgeousJane Wetherby asks Hamish Macbeth to spend Christmas with her and an exclusivegroup of friends at her Scottish island health farm. With a cold in his headand no place to go for the holidays, Hamish accepts her invitation. He thinksthe lady is a bit daft, but, arriving on the lonely isle of Eileencraig, hefeels a prickle of foreboding. The locals are openly threatening; the otherguests, especially a terrible snob named Heather Todd, are barely civil. Sowhen Heather meets an untimely end, Hamish knows he doesn't have far to lookfor the culprit. The only snag in his investigation is that all the guests werein the house when Heather vanished. Now, as mysterious events abound onEileencraig, Hamish must work through the holiday sniffles to find the killer-orelse it will be a very miserable Christmas indeed.
Beaton, M. C.
M.C. Beaton lives in the Cotswolds with her husband. In addition to the Hamish Macbeth series, she writes the Agatha Raisin mystery series.