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17 January 2021

MC Beaton

6 January 2020

Scottish author Marion Chesney Gibbons, known professionally as M.C. Beaton, died on 1 January 2019 after a brief illness.

M.C. Beaton was born in Glasgow and worked first as a bookseller and then newspaper reporter before writing the international bestselling Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous regency romances. See more on the MC Beaton website.

Obituaries include:

Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin author dies aged 83 The Scotsman 2 January 2020 by Jamie McKenzie 

Hamish Macbeth author MC Beaton dies, aged 83 The Herald 2 January 2020 by Martin Williams 

MC Beaton The Guardian 6 January 2020 by Mike Ripley