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  • Location: Sutherland, Plockton, Lochdubh (Fictional )

Death of a Travelling Man (Hamish Macbeth 9)

Death of a Travelling Man  (Hamish Macbeth 9)

Why a Booktrail?

2000s: It’s springtime in the Highlands but storms are brewing for Hamish Macbeth.

  • ISBN: 978-1472105288
  • Genre: Cosy crime, Mystery

What you need to know before your trail

Sergeant Hamish Macbeth finds Sean Gourlay too handsome. The agent of evil pretends to be gypsy traveller with gutter-mouth Cheryl, disrupts Lochdubh village. The doctor is missing drugs. The Ladies’ Club is missing money. Spinsters Nessie and Jessie want to move. Did one of the ladies kill Sean?

Travel Guide

Hamish Macbeth country


Constable Hamish Macbeth lives in the fictitious town of Lochdubh in Sutherland, Scotland

Now this novel is firnly set in Lochdubh but when a traveller by the name of Willie Gourlay

Gourlay seems to have charmed the minister in the village and many others but there are many who don’t want this newcomer in their midst and particularly not on their village green. He’s only gone and parked his caravan behind the manse where he is siphoning off the electricity for his own use.

Would the villagers of Lochdubh really go this far to preserve the closeness of their village?

The TV version – Plockton

The series was filmed on location in the village of Plockton, the town of Kyle of Lochalsh and the surrounding area. The booktrail is a mix of the two.

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information:   Death of a Travelling Man  (Hamish Macbeth 9)

Author/ Guide: MC Beaton  Destination: Sutherland, Plockton, Lochdubh (Fictional ) Departure Time:  2000s

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