By M. C. Beaton

Unique ebook: 1999

Former heroin addict Tommy Jarret, invigorated by way of the chance of staying fresh and writing a booklet approximately his newfound restoration, is by surprise stumbled on useless in his Strathbane chalet -- the sufferer of an obvious drug overdose. Lochdubh constable Hamish Macbeth, even if, senses foul play. Recruited to paintings undercover with difficult Glasgow Detective Inspector Olivia Chater as a husband and spouse staff, Macbeth dons Armani to dive into the underworld as a global drug baron -- and root out the Amsterdam drug cartel secretly entrenched within the Scottish Highlands.

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And I believe him. ’ Jubb paused. ‘I’m sorry he’s dead. ’ It was a question Magnus had asked all sorts of people during his career. He didn’t expect an honest answer, but often the reaction the question provoked was useful. ‘No,’ said Jubb. ’ Magnus studied Steve Jubb. The denial was convincing, and yet … The lorry driver was hiding something. At that moment the door opened and Baldur burst in, followed by the interpreter. Magnus couldn’t conceal his irritation; he thought he was beginning to get somewhere.

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They still were. The word saga meant literally what is said in Icelandic. The sagas were the archetypal family histories, most of them dealing with the three or four generations of Vikings who had settled Iceland around 900 AD until the coming of Christianity to that country in 1000. Their heroes were complex men with many weaknesses as well as strengths, but they had a clear moral code, a sense of honour and a respect for the laws. They were brave adventurers. For a lone Icelander in a huge Junior High School in the United States, they were a source of inspiration.

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