Mrs. Gillespie, the regions most famous maid, is violently struck down by a metal bucket. Knowing Mrs. Gillespies penchant for gossip, Hamish Macbeth is sure she delighted in finding out her clients secrets--which means that everyone whose home she cleaned is a suspect.
Macbeth, Hamish (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Scotland -- Highlands -- Fiction.
Women household employees -- Crimes against -- Fiction.