December 5th, 2016
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It’s for her protection that he keeps the secret, but inside he’s dying to tell her.


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He'll challenge the ultimate evil--for the woman he loves.


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A second chance...to steal her heart.


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The Marquis of Wythebury is expecting an ordinary Christmas—until he meets the mischievous Miss Prim


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A crippling fear of the future is rooted in the past.


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Their beautiful love and marriage will be tested to the limits through twists and turns before the dramatic final outcome readers will love.


M.C. Beaton


Meet M.C. Beaton, author of the much-loved Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth crime fiction books published in the UK by Constable & Robinson.

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 crime fiction and mystery novels.

M.C.Beaton was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1936 and started her first job as a bookseller in charge of the fiction department in John Smith & Sons Ltd. While bookselling, by chance, she got an offer from the Scottish Daily Mail to review variety shows and quickly rose to be their theatre critic. She left Smith’s to join Scottish Field magazine as a secretary in the advertising department, without any shorthand or typing, but quickly got the job of fashion editor instead. She then moved to the Scottish Daily Express where she reported mostly on crime. This was followed by a move to Fleet Street to the Daily Express where she became chief woman reporter.

 

Series

Agatha Raisin

Books:

Pushing Up Daisies, September 2016
Agatha Raisin #27
Hardcover
Dishing The Dirt, September 2015
Agatha Raisin #26
Hardcover
The Blood of An Englishman, September 2014
Agatha Raisin #25
Hardcover
Something Borrowed, Someone Dead, September 2013
Hardcover
Death Of Yesterday, April 2013
Hardcover
Death Of A Cad, December 2012
Paperback
Death Of A Kingfisher, December 2012
Paperback
Death Of A Perfect Wife, December 2012
Paperback
Hiss And Hers, September 2012
Agatha Raisin #23
Hardcover