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Rendezvous With Death By gavin macdonald
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DCI Ian Forsyth and DS Alistair MacRae are baffled as to why elderly people are being killed by being shot in the head while asleep in bed. They are also investigating the murder of the eldest son of... More > a local landowner and business man. Forsyth is eventually able to work out why the old people are being murdered and to show that the two investigations are related. When a local villain is found dead in the snow in the landowner's garden, MacRae is astonished when Forsyth informs him that he has logically deduced who the killer is but that he has no proof that would convince a jury of the correctness of his solution. But, when he is able to interpret an altered version of the poem 'The Soldier' that was found he villain's car, he realises that he now has the necessary proof.< Less
Playing Away By gavin macdonald
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Sergeant Alistair MacRae is enveigled down to Cumbria by Anna Hyslop to attempt to find what has happened to a missing cousin. In the course of their investigation, they discover who is behind the... More > ram raids that have been taking place and who is bringing in illegal immigrants. But they cannot disover who has killed a local activist or the missing cousin and his bosom friend, whose bodies turn up containing curare. But Chief Inspector Forsyth, once MacRae is back in Edinburgh, makes it clear that he knows what he has been up to in Cumbria and solves the outstanding mysteries in masterly fashion by the use of logical deduction.< Less
I Spy, I Die By gavin macdonald
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When a man murdered in a house near Edinburgh turns out to be a spy, Detective Sergeant Alistair MacRae wonders whether MI6 might be behind the killing, although there are plenty of other suspects... More > who wanted the spy dead. When the spy's valet is murdered after having attempted to enter the guarded premises of the spy's house, MacRae is sure there is contraband material hidden in the building, but an expert insists there is no booty concealed anywhere and the guard is removed. When the house is then broken into and something taken from a cache in a skirting board, MacRae is furious until Detective Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth admits that he knew of the cache and is now able, by logical deduction, to arrive at the name of the killer. But, with MI6 involved, things are not that simple and events take a sinister turn before Forsyth explains all.< Less
A Family Affair By gavin macdonald
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When an ex-army man is killed during a burglary, Chief Inspector Forsyth suspects that one of the family is involved. When another member of the household is found shot at close range in a room... More > where entry by the window is impossible and no-one is found in the room after the shots are fired, it requires all Forsyth's ingenuity to arrive at a solution of both murders by logical deduction.< Less
GREEN PASTURES and other stories By gavin macdonald
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In Green Pastures, a wealthy man is murdered but all his family have alibis. When further murders occur, DS MacRae goes for the wrong killer. But DCI Forsyth solves the mystery by using logical... More > deduction In Hostage Crisis, DS MacRae believes that a hostage situation is a cover for another crime, but an Inspector takes credit for solving the mystery. When DCI Forsyth returns from holiday, he makes sure that both the criminal and the Inspector get their due deserts. In Whose Finger on the Trigger,after three men are shot in Edinburgh the connection is found and it is seen that a fourth man is likely to be targeted. Although he is kept under surveillance, he is killed in mysterious circumstances and it is left to DCI Forsyth to solve the mystery by the use of logical deduction In Private Hospital, a man wakes up in hospital having suffered an accident of which he has no memory. A doctor attempts to help him regain his memory but without success. But all is not what it seems and there is a surprise in store.< Less
I Spy, I Die By gavin macdonald
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When a man murdered in a house near Edinburgh turns out to be a spy, Detective Sergeant Alistair MacRae wonders whether MI6 might be behind the killing, although there are plenty of other suspects... More > who wanted the spy dead. When the spy's valet is murdered after having attempted to enter the guarded premises of the spy's house, MacRae is sure there is contraband material hidden in the building, but an expert insists there is no booty concealed anywhere and the guard is removed. When the house is then broken into and something taken from a cache in a skirting board, MacRae is furious until Detective Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth admits that he knew of the cache and is now able, by logical deduction, to arrive at the name of the killer. But, with MI6 involved, things are not that simple and events take a sinister turn before Forsyth explains all.< Less
A Further Forsyth Saga By gavin macdonald
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This is a collection of short detective stories in which the police are faced with apparently impossible mysteries. But Detective Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth solves them all brilliantly by using... More > logics; deduction< Less
Private Lives By gavin macdonald
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THE PRIVATE EYE When Simon Chandler is hired by a husband to find out if his wife is having an affair, it looks like a routine assignment. But, when the husband is killed and turns out not to be the... More > person who hired him, the PI tries to find out who is behind the scheme and why. When the person who hired him turns up dead and it is clear that the killer worked for Bernie McArdle, who runs most of the rackets in the city, Chandler has to work hard to solve the case and make sure that McArdle gets his just desserts. TOIL AND TROUBLE An academic called Dennis Weaver finds it an interesting challenge to impersonate at a conference someone who is then able to undertake a mission to take out a notorious terrorist. But when he finds himself the target of a hit man, he realises that his only recourse is to find out who has taken out a contract on him. But such a task is not easy and, once he has found out who it is who wishes him dead, how will he be able to ensure that his life is no longer under threat?< Less
Pay The Price By gavin macdonald
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DCI Forsyth amd DS MacRae are called to a house from which a young lady has been kidnapped and where they find the sister and brother of the victim at loggerheads about the involvememt of the police.... More > The first attempt to pay the ransom is aborted when the bug hidden in the money is found to have been removed by one of a small number of possible suspects. At the second attempt, the room in which the ransom is to be handed over is under surveillance by MacRae. He sees the brother go in but no-one comes out. When he goes to investigate, he finds the brother stabbed to death and the money gone. The squad attempts to find a solution to the impossible crime but without success and it is left to Forsyth to arrive at an explanation of the mystery and the identity of the kidnappers by the use of logical reasoning.< Less
Bow at a Venture By gavin macdonald
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When a body with no identity is found in an Edinburgh hotel, Detective Chief Inspector Ian Forsyth is able to deduce that the body has not been killed in that room and find out the name of the dead... More > man, who was a faith healer. The wife of the healer is then murdered at a function to celebrate the life of the dead man. Finally, another member of the faith healing entourage is murdered by being shot in the back with an arrow during an archery contest and is found with a Xmas light in his hand. D C Collins, and the rest of the murder squad separately, come up with two different solutions. But it is left to Forsyth to arrive, by logical deduction, at the one and only solution that explains all the anomalies, why the last victim was killed in the way that he was and why he had the light bulb in his hand.< Less

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