A blinding toothache sends Hamish Macbeth 120 miles out of Lochdubh to the dentist Frederick Gilchrist, only to find him dead. Since everyone is pleased the dentist is deceased--patients, several harassed women, and even his wife--Macbeth faces one of the more biting challenges of his career.
“She did not know that her power came from her youth, and when youth had gone, it would leave Kyle - like so many other Kylies he had known - a bitter and bad-tempered woman.”
I regard you with an indifference closely bordering on aversion. —Robert Louis StevensonHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. —Samuel ButlerHighlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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