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 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    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 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 1,696
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,544
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,541

    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

    • 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 269
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 240

    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

    • Agatha's First Case

    • An Agatha Raisin Short Story
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 503
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 446

    At age 26 Agatha Raisin has already come a long way. She has clawed her way up since leaving the Birmingham slum where she was born....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Agatha's Origins

    • By Bibliopa on 01-24-16

    Regular price: $4.95

    • 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 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 201

    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

    • 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 480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 425

    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

    • 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 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420

    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 858
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 780
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779

    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

    • 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 309
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 282
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 281

    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

    • 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 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137

    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

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