Beaton, M. C.
Most widely held works about M. C Beaton
Most widely held works by M. C Beaton
Death of a village : a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton ( Book )
80 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,600 libraries worldwide
Surprised that a newcomer to the Scottish Highlands has remained steadfast to her new home in spite of an inhospitable winter, constable Hamish Macbeth learns that the woman has deluded herself into believing that she is engaged to a local artist.
Death of a dentist by M. C Beaton ( Book )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,183 libraries worldwide
The Scottish detective Hamish Macbeth arrives for an appointment at the dentist's and finds him dead, apparently of nicotine poisoning. Did he smoke himself to death, or is there a link to missing bingo money?
Death of an addict by M. C Beaton ( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 2,173 libraries worldwide
British detective Hamish Macbeth travels to Amsterdam and poses as a spiffy drug dealer to find clues to a murder. The victim was a recovering drug addict in Macbeth's village in Scotland.
Death of a charming man by M. C Beaton ( Book )
35 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,129 libraries worldwide
When Peter Hynd, a very handsome man, arrives in the Scottish highland village of Lochdubh, the aerobics business booms and so does the hairdresser's, the local ladies falling over each other to meet him. All of which is of great amusement to Hamish Macbeth, the local copper, until the body of one of his conquests is found on a beach and Hynd disappears. By the author of Death of a Travelling Man.
Death of a scriptwriter by M. C Beaton ( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,123 libraries worldwide
Patricia Martyn-Broyd's joy at having her book made into a movie turns to rage when her aristocratic detective is turned into a pot-smoking hippie. But she swears she did not murder the actress or the scriptwriter. So who did? Scottish policeman Hamish Macbeth investigates.
Death of a macho man by M. C Beaton ( Book )
30 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,114 libraries worldwide
Hamish MacBeth suddenly becomes a prime murder suspect when a belligerent newcomer turns up dead. To save his career, MacBeth must delve into this macho man's unsavory past.
Death of a Gentle lady by M. C Beaton ( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
"Scotland's most laconic and low-tech policeman, Hamish MacBeth, is back and this time he must investigate the death of a Gentle lady"--Provided by the publisher.
Agatha Raisin and the haunted house by M. C Beaton ( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,989 libraries worldwide
Returning to the humdrum routine of her home, Agatha Raisin finds herself falling for charming new neighbor Paul Chatterton and becomes involved in the investigation of a believed-haunted house and its murdered owner.
Agatha Raisin and the love from hell by M. C Beaton ( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
Recently married to James Lacey, the witty and fractious Agatha Raisin quickly finds that marriage, and love, are not all they are cracked up to be. Rather than basking in marital bliss, the newlyweds are living in separate cottages and accusing each other of infidelity. After a particularly raucous fight in the local pub, James suddenly vanishes - a bloodstain the only clue to his fate - and Agatha is the prime suspect. Determined to clear her name and find her husband, Agatha begins her investigation. But her sleuthing is thwarted when James's suspected mistress, Melissa, is found murdered. Joined by her old friend Sir Charles, Agatha digs into Melissa's past and uncovers two ex-husbands, an angry sister, and dubious relations with bikers. Are Melissa's death and James's disappearance connected? Will Agatha reunite with her husband or will she find herself alone once again?
Love, lies, and liquor : an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Book )
25 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
Invited to spend a seaside vacation with her ex-husband, James Lacey, at a rundown town called Snoth-on-Sea, Agatha Raisin becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a woman staying at the same hotel and is forced to step in to find the real culprit.
Death of a poison pen by M. C Beaton ( Book )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,908 libraries worldwide
Constable Hamish Macbeth loves his quiet life in the Highlands with his dog, cottage, and an unhurried cup of tea. Yetno copper in Scotland is faster when it comes to spotting a clue or a criminal.
The deadly dance by M. C Beaton ( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,899 libraries worldwide
Frustrated by a series of small jobs after opening her own detective agency, Agatha Raisin places the fledgling agency's reputation on the line by alienating her friends and flirting with a chief suspect.
The perfect paragon : an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Book )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,894 libraries worldwide
Recovering after nearly being killed by both a hired assassin and her former secretary, Agatha Raisin is looking for a low-key case and takes on an investigation into Robert Smedley's possibly adulterous wife, until her client turns up dead, poisoned with weed killer, leaving his young wife the prime suspect to inherit a fortune.
Death of a witch by M. C Beaton ( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,891 libraries worldwide
Hamish Macbeth, Scotland's most laconic and low-tech policeman, investigates the death of a woman with seemingly unearthly powers.
Agatha Raisin and the day the floods came by M. C Beaton ( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
Agatha Raisin decides to escape for a holiday on a remote island paradise, and becomes involved in an investigation into strangely similar crimes that took place half a world apart involving the mysterious deaths of young blonde women.
Death of a valentine by M. C Beaton ( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,863 libraries worldwide
Amazing news has spread across the Scottish countryside. The most famous of highland bachelors, police sergeant Hamish Macbeth, may actually marry at last. The entire village of Lochdubh adores Macbeth's bride-to-be. Josie McSween is Hamish's new constable, and she is a pretty little thing, with glossy brown hair and big brown eyes. The local folk think that Josie is quite a catch, but Hamish couldn't be more miserable. The wedding wouldn't be happening if it weren't for the murder of a beautiful woman in a nearby village. After the gorgeous woman receives a deadly Valentine's Day gift, Hamish and Josie take on the case. However, they soon discover that the list of the victim's admirers is endless. The case confirms Hamish's belief that love is extremely dangerous, but he still can't avoid the events that lead up to his celebrated engagement.
There goes the bride : an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James's young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect.
Agatha Raisin and the case of the curious curate by M. C Beaton ( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,836 libraries worldwide
Depressed after being humiliated and abandoned by the two men in her life, Agatha Raisin finds a new prospect in curate Tristan Delon, whose untimely death prompts Agatha to investigate strange mysteries surrounding the victim.
Agatha Raisin and the wizard of Evesham by M. C Beaton ( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,736 libraries worldwide
British sleuth Agatha Raisin investigates the death by poison of her hairdresser. He is believed to have been blackmailing his customers.
Busy body by M. C Beaton ( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,555 libraries worldwide
When Mr. John Sunday, a self-important officer with the Health and Safety Board, is stabbed to death with a kitchen knife during the village's Christmas festivities, Agatha's detective agency is on the case.
Anonymous letters Artists Audiobooks Audiobooks Beauty operators British Children of the rich Christmas stories City and town life Clergy--Crimes against Cyprus Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Divorced women Drug traffic England England--Cotswold Hills England--Evesham England--Norfolk Fairies Fasts and feasts Fiction Haunted houses Husbands--Crimes against Inheritance and succession Large type books Macbeth, Hamish (Fictitious character) Married women Mineral water industry Murder--Investigation Mystery Oceania Poisoning Police Policewomen Quiches (Cooking) Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character) Recycling (Waste, etc.) Scotland Scotland--Highlands Seaside resorts Shipwrecks Threats Train robberies Treasure troves Villages Widows Women--Crimes against Women detectives Women private investigators
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