M. C. Beaton
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M. C. Beaton

M.C. BEATON has won international acclaim for her bestselling Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin mysteries. She is also the author of over 100 romance titles and a series of romantic suspense, The Edwardian Mystery Series. M. C. Beaton lives in a Cotswold cottage with her husband.

Marion is active on Facebook using her most popular pen name, M.C. Beaton. You can find complete book lists, information on events, and sign up for news updates at her website, www.MCBeaton.com.

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Best Sellers

    • The Dead Ringer

    • The Agatha Raisin Mysteries, Book 29
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 100

    The idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna is best known for the medieval church and its bells, which are the pride and glory of the whole community. As the bell-ringers get ready for the visit of the dashing Bishop Peter Salver-Hinkley, the whole village is thrown into a frenzy....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't feel like it's written by the same person

    • By Fourbeans on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley

    • Agatha Raisin, Book 4
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 693
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 622

    After six grueling months back in London, Agatha Raisin returns to her beloved Cotswold village of Carsely - and to the charms of her neighbor, James Lacey.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Very British Anti-Cozy Mystery🍻

    • By Gretchen SLP on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener

    • Agatha Raisin, Book 3
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 860
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 781

    When Agatha returns home after a sojourn in the capital, she finds a new woman ensconced in the affections of her attractive bachelor neighbor, James Lacey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant!

    • By Carol J Orr on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Witches' Tree

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 271
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 242

    An elderly spinster has been murdered - and the villagers are bewildered as to who would commit such a crime....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Why

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-06-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Introducing Agatha Raisin

    • The Quiche of Death and The Vicious Vet
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith, Diana Bishop
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Agatha Raisin gives up her successful PR firm, sells her London flat, and samples a taste of early retirement in the quiet village of Carsely. Bored, lonely, and used to getting her way....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoying this series!

    • By bigdjunta on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 12
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 367
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362

    Abandoned by new husband, James, Agatha Raisin hops on a plane to the South Pacific in the hope that an idyllic holiday will bring some consolation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another pleasant visit with Agatha

    • By Beatrice on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death

    • Agatha Raisin, Book 1
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,697
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,545
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,542

    After years of bullying and cajoling others as a high-flying public relations boss, Agatha Raisin’s early retirement to the picture-postcard village of Carsley in the Cotswolds is a dream come true....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warning! This series is addictive!

    • By Sylvia on 10-12-13

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Pushing Up Daisies

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 27
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 283
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 282

    When Agatha Raisin left behind her public-relations business in London, she fulfilled her dream of settling in the cozy British Cotswolds, where she began a successful private detective agency....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • TERRIBLE NARRATION!

    • By Sabrina on 09-21-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 10
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 473
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 421

    Feeling jilted and cross, Agatha follows a fortune-teller’s advice and rents a cottage in the pretty village of Fryfam, where she hopes good fortune and true love will come chasing after her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyed! Every story is fun!

    • By sandy merlot on 06-24-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Perfect Paragon

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 16
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    After being nearly killed by both a hired hit man and her former secretary, Agatha Raisin could use some low-key cases....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance and fun characters

    • By jill on 05-03-18

    Regular price: $13.96

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