The 10 Best M.C. Beaton Mysteries According to Goodreads

The 10 Best M.C. Beaton Mysteries According to GoodreadsM.C. Beaton is a beloved, prolific Scottish writer in the cozy mystery and Regency romance genres. She wrote 100 historical romances under her maiden name, Marion Chesney (and various pen names), before jumping over to crime novels. And thank goodness she did. Her mysteries—especially the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series—are a hit. But don’t worry, there’s a healthy dose of romance even in her mysteries. Here are the 10 best M.C. Beaton mysteries, according to Goodreads ratings.



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