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M. C. Beaton, who was the British guest of honor at Bouchercon 2006, has been hailed as the "Queen of Crime" (The Globe and Mail). In addition to her New York Times and USA Today bestselling Agatha Raisin novels—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television—Beaton is the author of the Hamish Macbeth series and many Edwardian mysteries. Born in Scotland, she currently divides her time between the English Cotswolds and Paris.

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Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 8

Cozy Case Files, A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 8

Cozy Case Files

M. C. Beaton, Vivien Chien, Susan Cox, Diane Kelly, Elizabeth Penney, Paige Shelton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy series? In the new edition of Cozy Case Files, Minotaur Books compiles the beginnings of five charming cozy mysteries starting in December 2019 for free for...

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Beating About the Bush

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky, crafty Agatha Raisin—now the star of a hit T.V. show—is back on the case again.

When private detective Agatha...

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The Dead Ringer

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky, crafty Agatha Raisin—now the star of a hit T.V. show—is back on the case again in The Dead Ringer.

The idyllic Cotswolds...

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The Quiche of Death

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M.C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

The first book in M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling Agatha Raisin series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Putting...

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The Witches' Tree

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's cranky, crafty Agatha Raisin—now the star of a hit T.V. show—is back on the case.

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Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 3

Cozy Case Files: A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 3

Cozy Case Files

Ashley Weaver, Frances Brody, M.C. Beaton, Donna Andrews, Maia Chance, Mandy Morton, Rhys Bowen, Ellen Crosby, Gail Oust, Charlaine Harris, Ellie Alexander
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Looking for a new cozy mystery author to love? Dive in to this collection of excerpts from the Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Press Fall 2017 season (books published from September to October). The...

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Pushing Up Daisies

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin—now the star of a hit show on Acorn TV and public television—is back on the case and poking around where she doesn't belong.

Agatha...

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Dishing the Dirt

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin is back and finds that she must prove her own innocence when a local therapist turns up dead

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Agatha's First Case

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

At age twenty six, Agatha Raisin has already come a long way. She has clawed her way up since leaving the Birmingham slum where she was born. She's lost her Birmingham accent, run away from her drunken...

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The Agatha Raisin Series, Books 1-25

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling series set in the English Cotswolds, Agatha Raisin, former London PR agent turned private detective, discovers that there is nothing...

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The Agatha Raisin Series, Books 1-3

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Paperbacks

In M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling series set in the English Cotswolds, Agatha Raisin, former London PR agent turned private detective, discovers that there is nothing...

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The Blood of an Englishman

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Blood of an Englishman continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

"Fee, fie, fo, fum. I...

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Something Borrowed, Someone Dead

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Something Borrowed, Someone Dead continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Gloria French was...

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Hiss and Hers

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

If only the bossy, beloved Agatha Raisin were as lucky at finding the right man as she is at catching killers in M. C. Beaton's New York Times bestselling mystery series—now a hit show on...

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Sick of Shadows

Edwardian Murder Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

From New York Times bestseller M. C. Beaton: Imagine if the rebellious sister from Downton Abbey and her maid got mixed up in murder.

Captain Harry Cathcart and Lady Rose Summer...

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Our Lady of Pain

Edwardian Murder Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Lady Rose Summer, the wayward Edwardian debutante who keeps getting mixed up in disreputable adventures, would swear she is not a jealous woman. After all, she knows her engagement to private detective...

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Snobbery with Violence

Edwardian Murder Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

When a marriage proposal appears imminent for the beautiful -- if rebellious -- Lady Rose Summer, her father wants to know if her suitor's intentions are honorable. He calls on Captain Harry Cathcart,...

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Hasty Death

Edwardian Murder Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Eager to join the working classes, Lady Rose Summer has abandoned the comforts of her parents' home to become self-supporting. But life as a working woman isn't quite what Rose had imagined---long...

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Christmas Crumble

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M.C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Christmas Crumble continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

At home alone for the holidays,...

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As the Pig Turns

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

An irresistible new adventure for the bossy, vain, and endearing Agatha Raisin—now the star of a hit show on Acorn TV and public television—from New York Times...

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Busy Body

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Busy Body continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Agatha Raisin has always been ambivalent...

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There Goes the Bride

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

There Goes the Bride continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

James Lacey wandered over...

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Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Just back from...

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The Walkers of Dembley

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M.C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

The Walkers of Dembley continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

After six months in London,...

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Introducing Agatha Raisin

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M.C. Beaton
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

Beloved author M. C. Beaton has delighted readers and fans alike with her Agatha Raisin mysteries. The Quiche of Death and The Vicious Vet, the first two books in the series, are...

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A Spoonful of Poison

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

A Spoonful of Poison continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Cranky but lovable sleuth Agatha...

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Kissing Christmas Goodbye

Agatha Raisin Mysteries

M. C. Beaton
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Kissing Christmas Goodbye continues the tradition in M. C. Beaton's beloved Agatha Raisin mystery series—now a hit show on Acorn TV and public television.

Unlike...

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