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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    • Snobbery with Violence

    • An Edwardian Murder Mystery
    • By: Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    When Harry is caught between a client's desire for discretion and his suspicion that murder may have been committed, he enlists the help of Scotland Yard....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • campy cozy

    • By connie on 06-26-10

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Death of a Gossip & Death of a Cad

    • The First Two Hamish Macbeth Mysteries
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 548
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 489

    When society widow and gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters joined the fishing class, she wasted no time in ruffling the feathers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a character!

    • By C. Morris on 07-28-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • 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 276
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 249
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 247

    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
    • No more

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-22-18

    Regular price: $13.97

    • 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 448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 409
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406

    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

    • 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 497
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446

    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

    • 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 305
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 269

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What Happened?

    • By R. Turner on 10-05-17

    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 903
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 816
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 815

    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 on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $13.96

    • As the Pig Turns

    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Penelope Keith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 588
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 506

    The picturesque Cotwsold village of Winter Parva has decided to warm the post-Christmas season by roasting a pig in the town square....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Penlope Keith is perfect !

    • By Madison on 07-08-12

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Hiss and Hers

    • An Agatha Raisin Mystery, Book 23
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 398
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 358
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 358

    Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of everyone's favorite sleuth, M. C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin is as feisty as ever - armed with her famous wit and biting sense of humor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bring back Penelope Keith!

    • By bigdjunta on 04-05-18

    Regular price: $13.96

    • 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 495
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 443

    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

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