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  • Location: Sutherland, Plockton, Lochdubh (fictional)

Death of a Policeman (Hamish Macbeth 29)

Death of a Policeman (Hamish Macbeth 29)

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2000s: Is Sergeant Hamish Macbeth really capable of murder himself?

  • ISBN: 978-1780331072
  • Genre: Cosy crime

What you need to know before your trail

Local police stations all over the Scottish Highlands are being threatened with closure and this presents the perfect opportunity for Detective Chief Inspector Blair, who would love nothing more than to get rid of Sergeant Hamish Macbeth. Blair suggests that Cyril Sessions, a keen young police officer, visit the town of Lochdubh to monitor exactly what Hamish does every day.

On hearing of Blair’s plans Hamish is fully prepared to ensure young Cyril returns back to headquarters with a full report… but before he can do that, Cyril is found dead and Hamish very quickly becomes the prime suspect for his murder.

Travel Guide

Lochdubh (fictional)

Constable Hamish Macbeth lives in the fictitious town of Lochdubh somewhere in Sutherland

““Sutherland is a huge county, said Daviot, “And it is surely economical to have Macbeth cover all of it”

TV Series

The series was filmed on location in the village of Plockton, the town of Kyle of Lochalsh and the surrounding area. A map of the Lochdubh area shown in the episode “In Search of a Rose” places Lochdubh close to Toscaig, just to the north of Kyle of Lochalsh, which Lochdubh Island being part of the Crowlin Islands.

Streetview Maps

A) Lochdubh or Plockton?
A) Lochdubh or Dornoch beach?

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

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