Agatha Raisin is a character and series of mystery novels by Scottish author M.C. Beaton (Marion Chesney). Raisin starts out as a frustrated PR agent in London who decides to retire from that line of work, moves to the Cotswolds and begins solving murders as a detective.
Marion Chesney is a prolific Scottish novelist who often goes under the pen name M.C. Beaton. Under her real name (actually, her real last name is “McChesney”), she writes romance novels including the Travelling Matchmaker series. Under the name M.C. Beaton, she has written over 20 Agatha Raisin and nearly 30 Hamish Macbeth mystery novels. […]