Death of a Gentle Lady

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Death of a Gentle Lady
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Cover of the first edition of Death of a Gentle Lady
Author M. C. Beaton (Marion Chesney)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Hamish Macbeth
Genre Detective, Mystery novel
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Publication date
February 11, 2008
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 256 pp (Hardcover edition)
ISBN 0-446-58260-3 (first edition)
OCLC 123029835
823/.914 22
LC Class PR6053.H4535 D34 2008
Preceded by Death of a Maid
Followed by Death of a Witch

Death of a Gentle Lady is the twenty-fourth mystery novel in the Hamish Macbeth series by M. C. Beaton. It was first published in 2008.

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While the rest of the town is smitten by Mrs. Gentle, Hamish Macbeth distrusts and dislikes her. When she tries to close down his beloved station, he exacts his revenge and saves a beautiful woman from deportation at the same time by proposing to Gentle's maid Ayesha. By the time the wedding day arrives, Hamish is desperate to escape marriage; when Ayesha doesn't appear and Mrs. Gentle is found dead, he escapes one disaster only to be swept into another.[1]

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