By M. C. Beaton
Unique booklet: 2006
Hamish Macbeth is at the path of a killer with a penchant for poison during this novel of homicide within the Scottish Highlands. whilst Effie Garrand is located poisoned through hemlock, it's as much as Macbeth to discover her killer sooner than extra nightmares spread.
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The first of the two rooms was furnished with comfortable easy chairs and low tables and had a fireplace. The inner room contained a broad bed framed by deep built-in shelves and cupboards and, by the window, a huge desk with drawers beneath. Without taking off her coat, Ingrid went in and sat down at the desk, lifted the receiver and dialed for a taxi. ” Martin called from the kitchen. “No, I have to go home and get to bed. I’m dead tired. ” Martin Beck made no objection. All of a sudden he didn’t feel a bit sleepy, but all evening long he’d been yawning, and at the movie—they’d been to see Truffaut’s The 400 Blows—he’d several times been on the verge of dozing off.
He’d forgotten to pick up the cord and the switch from the floor. He held his fingers tightly around the iron pipe where the buzzer ought to have been and stared at the window. The gap between the long drapes was still about two inches wide, but they weren’t hanging quite the way they had been, and the window was closed. Could someone from the staff have been in the room? It didn’t seem likely. He felt the sweat bursting from his pores, and his nightshirt cold and clammy against his sensitive skin.
But what was it that had made the pattern of shadows and reflections change? His gaze ran over the bare walls, then he turned his head to the right and looked toward the window. The window had been open when he left the room, he was certain of that. Now it was closed. Terror overwhelmed him immediately and he lifted his hand to the call button. But it wasn’t in its place. He’d forgotten to pick up the cord and the switch from the floor. He held his fingers tightly around the iron pipe where the buzzer ought to have been and stared at the window.