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.
Longing for escape? Tired of waiting for Brigadoon to materialize? Time for a trip to Lochdubh, the scenic, if somnolent, village in the Scottish Highlands where M. C. Beaton sets her beguiling whodunits featuring Constable Hamish Macbeth - New York Times Book ReviewHamish Macbeth is that most unusual character, one to whom the reader returns because of his charming flaws. May he never get promoted - New York Journal of BooksWith residents and a constable so authentic, it won't be long before tourists will be seeking Lochdubh and believing in the reality of Hamish Macbeth as surely as they believed in Sherlock Holmes - Denver Rocky Mountain NewsA complex murder plot is well sustained by quick pen sketches of the Highland scenery . . . twists in the clever plot lead you up many a mountain path in the company of Hamish Macbeth! - My Weekly