Marion Chesney
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Marion Chesney

Marion Chesney is known primarily for the more than 100 historical romance novels she has published under her own name and under several pseudonyms: Helen Crampton, Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, and Charlotte Ward. But M.C. Beaton is the pseudonym she reserves for her mystery novels.

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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 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 146

    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

    • Hasty Death

    • By: Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 118

    On advice from Captain Harry Cathcart - a noble-born private investigator who knows Lady Rose Summer all too well - her parents agree to let Rose work as a typist and live in a women's hostel....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator Davina Porter Makes the Book

    • By Toulon Belle on 10-30-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Sir Philip's Folly

    • The Poor Relation, Book 4
    • By: M. C. Beaton, Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 650
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 600
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 596

    Just when everything at the Poor Relation Hotel seems to be running smoothly, Sir Philip brings in another poor relation, Mrs. Budge....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An engaging listen

    • By James on 06-17-17

    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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,830
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,553
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,554

    Life is not easy for the poor relations of England’s 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

    • Our Lady of Pain

    • By: Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    Lady Rose Summer, the wayward Edwardian debutante who keeps getting mixed up in disreputable adventures, would swear she is not a jealous woman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful audio!

    • By Brigitte on 12-19-11

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Sick of Shadows

    • By: Marion Chesney
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    The newly-engaged Lady Rose Summer befriends Dolly Tremaine, a beautiful young girl new to the area. Their friendship is cut tragically short when Dolly is found floating in a river....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • wittiest in series to date

    • By connie on 12-20-10

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Penelope

    • The Daring Debutantes Series, Book 3
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Mia Chiaromonte
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Penelope - golden haired, azure eyed, fresh from the country - has stolen the heart of the most desirable Earl of Hestleton. Rich and startlingly handsome, he is the most eligible lord in the realm....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Silken Bonds

    • The Waverley Women Series, Book 2
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Though Frederica chafed at the restricted life she lived as the adopted daughter of an infamous bluestocking, she did agree with the philosophy....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Mrs. Budley Falls from Grace

    • The Poor Relation, Book 3
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Poter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 816
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 742

    Eliza Budley is a beautiful widow whose husband gambled away his fortune....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good series, but predictable

    • By Marie on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Back in Society: A Regency Romance

    • The Poor Relation, Book 6
    • By: M. C. Beaton
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 669
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 616
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 606

    Life is finally looking up for the poor relations. The Prince of Wales’ coat of arms gleams over the hotel entrance. All but one of the rooms are filled by the open-handed Prince Hugo and his entourage....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All is well that ends well

    • By Marie on 05-07-13

    Regular price: $13.96

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