Marion Chesney Books In Order

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Marion Chesney Books in Order of PublicationMarion Chesney was a great and famous historical romance writer. Using various pseudonyms, she wrote the most famous thriller novels and a few are Agatha Raisin and Hamish McBeth. These two novel series out of all Marion Chesney Books in Order were widely acclaimed and even they came on TV.

Moreover, she is best known for the romance novels and has written ample novels using few pseudonyms such as Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, Helen Crampton, Charlotte Ward, and Sarah Chester.

Marion Chesney – Bio

Marion Chesney was a Scottish writer born on 10 June 1936 in Glasgow. She started her career as a bookseller in-charge at John Smith & Sons Ltd. While working she got a job offer at Scottish Daily Mail where she performed crime reporting.

Over time, she joined Daily Express as chief women reporter, and then she married Harry Scott Gibson and got one child. Soon, they moved to New York because Harry got the job offer in Oyster Bay Guardian as editor. But things didn’t work properly and he left the job and they moved to Virginia. 

For survival, the couple worked in the hotels and washed the dishes. But again, the time changed and both got the job in New York. To take care of her son, Marion wanted to stay home and to utilize the time she began to write a historical romance book. She wrote many romance books under several pseudonyms and for a break, she wrote suspense novels aka M.C. Beaton

Her journey to writing ends on 31 December 2019 but while living she has given many romantic novels to the readers.

Marion Chesney Books in Order

Let’s take a look at all the series and novels in publication order by Marion Chesney and her different pen names.

Publication Order of Agatha Raisin Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Quiche of Death(1992)Buy on Amazon
The Vicious Vet(1993)Buy on Amazon
The Potted Gardener(1994)Buy on Amazon
The Walkers of Dembley(1995)Buy on Amazon
The Murderous Marriage(1996)Buy on Amazon
The Terrible Tourist(1997)Buy on Amazon
The Wellspring of Death(1998)Buy on Amazon
The Wizard of Evesham(1999)Buy on Amazon
The Witch of Wyckhadden(1999)Buy on Amazon
The Fairies of Fryfam(2000)Buy on Amazon
The Love from Hell(2001)Buy on Amazon
The Day the Floods Came(2002)Buy on Amazon
The Case of the Curious Curate(2003)Buy on Amazon
The Haunted House(2003)Buy on Amazon
The Deadly Dance(2004)Buy on Amazon
The Perfect Paragon(2005)Buy on Amazon
Love, Lies, and Liquor(2006)Buy on Amazon
Kissing Christmas Goodbye(2007)Buy on Amazon
A Spoonful of Poison(2008)Buy on Amazon
There Goes the Bride(2009)Buy on Amazon
Busy Body(2010)Buy on Amazon
As The Pig Turns(2011)Buy on Amazon
Hiss and Hers(2012)Buy on Amazon
Christmas Crumble(2012)Buy on Amazon
Something Borrowed, Someone Dead(2013)Buy on Amazon
The Blood of an Englishman(2014)Buy on Amazon
Agatha’s First Case(2015)Buy on Amazon
Dishing the Dirt(2015)Buy on Amazon
Pushing up Daisies(2016)Buy on Amazon
The Witches’ Tree(2017)Buy on Amazon
The Dead Ringer(2018)Buy on Amazon
Beating about the Bush(2019)Buy on Amazon
Hot to Trot (With R.W. Green)(2020)Buy on Amazon
Down the Hatch (With R.W. Green)(2021)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Hamish Macbeth Books as M.C. Beaton

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Death of a Gossip(1985)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Cad(1987)Buy on Amazon
Death of an Outsider(1988)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Perfect Wife(1989)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Hussy(1990)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Snob(1992)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Prankster(1992)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Glutton / Of a Greedy Woman(1993)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Travelling Man(1993)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Charming Man(1994)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Nag(1995)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Macho Man(1996)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Dentist(1997)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Scriptwriter(1998)Buy on Amazon
Death of an Addict(1999)Buy on Amazon
A Highland Christmas(1999)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Dustman(2001)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Celebrity(2002)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Village(2003)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Poison Pen(2004)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Bore(2005)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Dreamer(2006)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Maid(2007)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Gentle Lady(2008)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Witch(2009)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Valentine(2009)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Chimney Sweep(2011)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Kingfisher(2012)Buy on Amazon
Death of Yesterday(2013)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Policeman(2014)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Liar(2015)Buy on Amazon
Knock, Knock, You’re Dead!(2016)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Nurse(2016)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Ghost(2017)Buy on Amazon
Death of an Honest Man(2018)Buy on Amazon
Death of a Green-Eyed Monster(2021)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Changing Fortunes Books

The Westerby Sisters(1983)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of The Daughters of Mannerling Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Banishment(1995)Buy on Amazon
The Intrigue(1995)Buy on Amazon
The Deception(1996)Buy on Amazon
The Folly(1996)Buy on Amazon
The Romance(1997)Buy on Amazon
The Homecoming(1997)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Edwardian Candlelight Books as Jennie Tremaine

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Polly(1979)Buy on Amazon
Daisy(1979)Buy on Amazon
Kitty(1979)Buy on Amazon
Lucy(1980)Buy on Amazon
Molly(1980)Buy on Amazon
Ginny(1980)Buy on Amazon
Tilly(1981)Buy on Amazon
My Lords, Ladies and Marjorie(1981)Buy on Amazon
Susie(1981)Buy on Amazon
Sally(1982)Buy on Amazon
Maggie(1984)Buy on Amazon
Poppy(1984)Buy on Amazon
Pretty Polly(1988)Buy on Amazon

Chronological Order of Edwardian Candlelight Books as Jennie Tremaine

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Polly(1979)Buy on Amazon
Molly(1980)Buy on Amazon
Ginny(1980)Buy on Amazon
Tilly(1981)Buy on Amazon
Susie(1981)Buy on Amazon
Pretty Polly(1988)Buy on Amazon
Daisy(1979)Buy on Amazon
Sally(1982)Buy on Amazon
Maggie(1984)Buy on Amazon
Poppy(1984)Buy on Amazon
Kitty(1979)Buy on Amazon
Lucy(1980)Buy on Amazon
My Lords, Ladies and Marjorie(1981)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Edwardian Murder Mysteries Books

Book TitlePublication YearCheick at Amazon
Snobbery with Violence(2003)Buy on Amazon
Hasty Death(2004)Buy on Amazon
Sick of Shadows(2005)Buy on Amazon
Our Lady of Pain(2006)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of A House for the Season Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Miser of Mayfair(1986)Buy on Amazon
Plain Jane(1986)Buy on Amazon
The Wicked Godmother(1987)Buy on Amazon
Rake’s Progress(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Adventuress(1987)Buy on Amazon
Rainbird’s Revenge(1988)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Ladies in Love Books

Amaryllis(2015)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Regency Flame Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Regency Gold(1980)Buy on Amazon
The French Affair(1984)Buy on Amazon
Those Endearing Young Charms(1986)Buy on Amazon
To Dream of Love(1986)Buy on Amazon
Miss Fiona’s Fancy(1987)Buy on Amazon
Lessons in Love(1987)Buy on Amazon
Marriage of Inconvenience(1992)Buy on Amazon
A Governess of Distinction(1992)Buy on Amazon
The Glitter And The Gold(1993)Buy on Amazon

Chronological Order of Regency Flame Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Regency Gold(1980)Buy on Amazon
Marriage of Inconvenience(1992)Buy on Amazon
A Governess of Distinction(1992)Buy on Amazon
The Glitter And The Gold(1993)Buy on Amazon
The French Affair(1984)Buy on Amazon
To Dream of Love(1986)Buy on Amazon
Miss Fiona’s Fancy(1987)Buy on Amazon
Lessons in Love(1987)Buy on Amazon
Those Endearing Young Charms(1986)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Regency Royal Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Lady Margery’s Intrigue(1980)Buy on Amazon
The Marquis Takes a Bride(1980)Buy on Amazon
The Ghost and Lady Alice(1981)Buy on Amazon
The Highland Countess(1981)Buy on Amazon
The Westerby Inheritance(1982)Buy on Amazon
Love and Lady Lovelace(1982)Buy on Amazon
Duke’s Diamonds(1982)Buy on Amazon
The Viscount’s Revenge(1983)Buy on Amazon
Lady Lucy’s Lover(1983)Buy on Amazon
Lady Anne’s Deception(1986)Buy on Amazon
The Paper Princess(1987)Buy on Amazon
Milady in Love(1987)Buy on Amazon
My Dear Duchess(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Savage Marquess(1988)Buy on Amazon
The Scandalous Marriage(1991)Buy on Amazon
The Desirable Duchess(1993)Buy on Amazon
The Sins of Lady Dacey(1994)Buy on Amazon
The Dreadful Debutante(1994)Buy on Amazon
The Chocolate Debutante(1995)Buy on Amazon
The Loves of Lord Granton(1996)Buy on Amazon

Chronological Order of Regency Royal Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Westerby Inheritance(1982)Buy on Amazon
The Marquis Takes a Bride(1980)Buy on Amazon
Lady Anne’s Deception(1986)Buy on Amazon
Lady Margery’s Intrigue(1980)Buy on Amazon
The Savage Marquess(1988)Buy on Amazon
My Dear Duchess(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Highland Countess(1981)Buy on Amazon
Lady Lucy’s Lover(1983)Buy on Amazon
The Ghost and Lady Alice(1981)Buy on Amazon
Love and Lady Lovelace(1982)Buy on Amazon
Duke’s Diamonds(1982)Buy on Amazon
The Viscount’s Revenge(1983)Buy on Amazon
The Paper Princess(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Desirable Duchess(1993)Buy on Amazon
The Sins of Lady Dacey(1994)Buy on Amazon
The Dreadful Debutante(1994)Buy on Amazon
The Chocolate Debutante(1995)Buy on Amazon
The Loves of Lord Granton(1996)Buy on Amazon
Milady in Love(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Scandalous Marriage(1991)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Regency Scandal Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Scandalous Lady Wright(1990)Buy on Amazon
His Lordship’s Pleasure(1991)Buy on Amazon
Her Grace’s Passion(1991)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Regency Season Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Constant Companion(1980)Buy on Amazon
Quadrille(1981)Buy on Amazon
Sweet Masquerade(1984)Buy on Amazon
The Original Miss Honeyford(1985)Buy on Amazon
The Education of Miss Patterson(1985)Buy on Amazon
At the Sign of the Golden Pineapple(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Perfect Gentleman(1988)Buy on Amazon
Dancing on the Wind(1988)Buy on Amazon
Miss Davenport’s Christmas(1993)Buy on Amazon

Chronological Order of Regency Season Books

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
The Original Miss Honeyford(1985)Buy on Amazon
At the Sign of the Golden Pineapple(1987)Buy on Amazon
The Education of Miss Patterson(1985)Buy on Amazon
Sweet Masquerade(1984)Buy on Amazon
Quadrille(1981)Buy on Amazon
Miss Davenport’s Christmas(1993)Buy on Amazon
The Perfect Gentleman(1988)Buy on Amazon
Constant Companion(1980)Buy on Amazon
Dancing on the Wind(1988)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of The Six Sisters Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
Minerva(1982)Buy on Amazon
The Taming of Annabelle(1983)Buy on Amazon
Deirdre and Desire(1983)Buy on Amazon
Daphne(1984)Buy on Amazon
Diana The Huntress(1985)Buy on Amazon
Frederica in Fashion(1985)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of The Traveling Matchmaker Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
Emily Goes to Exeter(1990)Buy on Amazon
Belinda Goes to Bath(1990)Buy on Amazon
Penelope Goes to Portsmouth(1991)Buy on Amazon
Beatrice Goes to Brighton(1991)Buy on Amazon
Deborah Goes to Dover(1992)Buy on Amazon
Yvonne Goes to York(1992)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of The Waverly Women Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
The First Rebellion(1989)Buy on Amazon
Silken Bonds(1989)Buy on Amazon
The Love Match(1989)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Daring Debutantes Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
Henrietta(1979)Buy on Amazon
Penelope(1982)Buy on Amazon

Publication Order of Cozy Case Files Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 1(2017)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 2(2017)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 3(2017)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 4(2018)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 5(2018)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 6(2019)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 7(2019)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 8((2020)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 9(2020)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 10(2020)Buy on Amazon
A Cozy Mystery Sampler, Volume 11(2021)Buy on Amazon

She is remarkably known for historical romance novels and they are The Poor Relation, The School for Manners, The Regency Flame Series, The Edwardian Candlelight Series, and many more. 

The Poor Relation Series – Publication Order

The story revolves around Amaryllis Duvane who is looking for a dream man for her marriage. But her dreams shattered when her father died and even one stage arrived where Amaryllis was dependent on her relatives.

But one day lord appeared whom Amaryllis loved at court and hereafter the story changes. Will Amaryllis get her dream husband? Or still, many challenges are waiting for her? There are six books under the poor relation book series and they are listed below.

Book TitlePublication YearBuy on Amazon
Lady Fortescue Steps Out(1992)Buy on Amazon
Miss Tonks Turns to Crime(1993)Buy on Amazon
Mrs. Budley Falls from Grace(1993)Buy on Amazon
Sir Philip’s Folly(1993)Buy on Amazon
Colonel Sandhurst to the Rescue(1994)Buy on Amazon
Back in Society(1994)Buy on Amazon

The School for Manner Series – Publication Order

The story revolves around Amy and Effy Tribble as they retain School for Manners where every new character comes to this school. The series contains six books and each book talks about the role of Amy and Effy and how they handle the heartbroken person.

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy on Amazon
Refining Felicity(1988)Buy on Amazon
Perfecting Fiona(1989)Buy on Amazon
Enlightening Delilah(1989)Buy on Amazon
Finessing Clarissa(1989)Buy on Amazon
Animating Maria(1990)Buy on Amazon
Marrying Harriet(1990)Buy on Amazon

Regency Candlelight Series

The regency candlelight consists of 3 books and they are Annabelle, Henrietta, and Penelope. These books tell the story of 7 heroines who are ready to set an example in high-class society. They are playing with the norms of the London Society and will they face any consequences? What will happen to their future? Will they find a correct match for marriage or still live the same life?

Dukes & Desires Series

The series consists of 7 books and in each book, you will find the story about the relationship. How a women’s life changes when she gets a cruel husband and the stories also focus on her desire? The storyline of the books is amazing, as it will let you think about a lady’s wish and what happens when she failed to get her desire. 

Bad Husband Series in Order of Publication

The series written by Marion is consists of a total of 3 books. In each book, you will get the suspense, also you will get to know how the cop solves the murder mystery. 

The Scandalous Lady Wright

The story revolves around a couple, named Sir Benjamin Wright and Emma. Wright has a dual face, in society he maintained honour but in personal life his relation with his wife was horrifying. He insults Emma and even tortures her inside and outside the room. 

But one day, Wright was murdered and the prime suspect was Emma. To investigate the case, Comte Saint-Juste arrived and he explored the life of Wright where he got many folds of his life that consist of enemies and dark secrets. Now, the question arises as to who killed the Wright and for what reason? What is the role of Emma behind the murder? All the answers to the questions are listed in The Scandalous Lady Wright Novel.

His Lordship’s Pleasure

The story starts with Annabelle Carruthers who is a poor girl who got married to a drunk man. Her husband was indulged in gambling and one day he was murdered. Now, Annabelle was in a dilemma as to who killed her husband and how she is going to pay back the debt money.

She visited Lord Darkwood and worked as a mistress. Darkwood was a gentleman but he was also keenly interested in the murder mystery of Annabelle’s husband. But soon the story takes a sharp turn that shocks everyone.

Her Grace’s Passion

The story is about a lady who dreams to get a handsome man who can fill her life with happiness but she is stuck with a cruel husband. Will Matilda get success to achieve her dream and where is her dream man? Is he facing the same situation as Matilda? Will they ever meet with each other? All the answers lie to Her Grace’s Passion book.

Changing Fortunes Book in Order

This novel consists of 9 books and each of them has an outstanding storyline and the list of the same is provided below.

Conclusion

If you love romantic and suspense novels, then you must read Marion Chesney Book in Order series. The story present in the books is outstanding that will show you the true picture of love and the desire of a lady. Moreover, the suspense novels are best on par as they hold the grip and it will be very hard to find the real culprit.

Top Faq Based on Marion Chesney

  1. Who is Marion Chesney?

    M C Beaton

    Marion Gibbons was a Scottish writer of romance and mystery novels, whose career as a published author began in 1979. She wrote numerous successful historical romance novels under a form of her maiden name, Marion Chesney, including the “Travelling Matchmaker” and “Daughters of Mannerling” series.

  2. In which genre Marion Chesney has written her books?

    Marion Chesney is an author of romance and mystery novels.

  3. What are all the pen names of Marion Chesney?

    She is a fantastic author and written novels and series with these pen name – Ann Fairfax, Jennie Tremaine, Helen Crampton, Marion Chesney, Charlotte Ward, M. C. Beaton, Sarah Chester.

  4. Where Marion Chesney lives now?

    She lives in heaven now. She has left this world on 30 December 2019 (aged 83).

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