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

    • Death of an Honest Man

    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 126

    Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another good story

    • By Elijah Sandford on 03-03-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • 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 347
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 313
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306

    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
    • Good story, interesting plot evolutions

    • By bigdjunta on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Lady Fortescue Steps Out

    • The Poor Relation, Book 1
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,222
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,224

    Life is not easy for the poor relations of EnglandÔÇÖs upper crust, but fate and clever schemes bring them together....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Charming Regency Fun - Romance & Adventure

    • By Clare on 05-04-12

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 14
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    Reports of a haunted house soon have amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin snooping around, only to discover the victim of the haunting is a universally disliked old biddy on whom someone is playing a practical joke....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Agatha Raisin is British Cozy at it's best!

    • By Natshell on 05-03-13

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist

    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 384
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 382

    Agatha Raisin, retired PR supremo, has been spurned at the alter by the man of her dreams - her attractive neighbor James Lacey....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • . . . Off on a Rabbit Trail . . . to Cyprus

    • By Debbie on 10-18-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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 798
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 726
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 725

    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

    • 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 638
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 574

    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 Mystery­čŹ╗

    • By Gretchen SLP on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 15
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351

    Can the feisty Agatha Raisin cut it as a private investigator? She soon learns that running her own detective agency in the Cotswolds is not quite like starring in a Raymond Chandler movie....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Agatha is back and causing more trouble!

    • By Cozy Reader on 06-23-14

    Regular price: $18.17

    • Death of a Chimney Sweep

    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 466
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 351

    In the isolated villages in the north of Scotland, the villagers rely on the services of the chimney sweep, Pete Ray, and his old-fashioned brushes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hamish, Anderson and Blair -- As Usual

    • By Susan on 11-06-11

    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 216
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 195

    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

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