M.C. Beaton (1936-2019) was the author of both the Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have sold more than twenty-one million copies worldwide. She is consistently the most borrowed UK adult author in British libraries, and her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky.
The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status. - Anne Robinson, The TimesBeaton's newest continues one of the finest and most offbeat police procedural series around. - Publishers WeeklySplendid fun. - New York Times Book Review