Death of a Scriptwriter ~~ M.C. Beaton


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Death of a Scriptwriter by M.C. Beaton
HOLLYWOOD IN THE HIGHLANDS

With the lovely Priscilla Halburton-Smythe away in London, Lochdubh Constable Hamish Macbeth pines for company during the long Scottish winter. He gets his wish--and more--when a troupe of flashy, urbane filmmakers clamors into the nearby town of Drim. Before long bedlam erupts around their make-believe mystery...and culminates in the sudden appearance of one very real corpse.

The initial suspect in the killing is one Patricia Martyn-Broyd, the aging mystery writer furious that her musty old cozies are getting a risque face-lift in their TV reincarnation. Yet, going behind the scenes, Hamish soon finds a town full of locals bitten by the movie bug and a cast of quarreling show business types, all harboring their own secrets, lies, and hid-den agendas. And as the culprit strikes again, Hamish must quickly find the right killer--or script the wrong finale to a show gone murderously awry.
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  • Published:
    Jun-1998 (Hardcover)
    Jun-1999 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
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  • Pages:
    224
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