Death of a Gossip is the first novel in the Hamish Macbeth series by author MC Beaton Eight people attend a fishing school on Lochdubh. One of them is a notorious gossip columnist who upsets everyone with her snobbishness. The fishing trips turns to misery when the columnist is found dead. Hamish Macbeth, the local Bobby investigates using an unorthodox style which does not endear him to his superior Chief Inspector Blair.
It is perhaps the most unlikely setting for a crime, set in the remotest part of Scotland, within a fishing school with perhaps the strangest set of characters that would ever undertake a fishing class..Read the full review here