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

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

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

Publication Order of Changing Fortunes Books

The Westerby Sisters(1983)Buy Now

Publication Order of The Daughters of Mannerling Books

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

Publication Order of Edwardian Candlelight Books as Jennie Tremaine

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

Chronological Order of Edwardian Candlelight Books as Jennie Tremaine

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

Publication Order of Edwardian Murder Mysteries Books

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

Publication Order of A House for the Season Books

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

Publication Order of Ladies in Love Books

Amaryllis(2015)Buy Now

Publication Order of Regency Flame Books

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

Chronological Order of Regency Flame Books

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

Publication Order of Regency Royal Books

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

Chronological Order of Regency Royal Books

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

Publication Order of Regency Scandal Books

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

Publication Order of Regency Season Books

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

Chronological Order of Regency Season Books

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

Publication Order of The Six Sisters Books

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

Publication Order of The Traveling Matchmaker Books

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

Publication Order of The Waverly Women Books

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

Publication Order of Daring Debutantes Books

Book TitlesPublication YearBuy Now
Henrietta(1979)Buy Now
Penelope(1982)Buy Now

Publication Order of Cozy Case Files Books

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

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

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 Now
Refining Felicity(1988)Buy Now
Perfecting Fiona(1989)Buy Now
Enlightening Delilah(1989)Buy Now
Finessing Clarissa(1989)Buy Now
Animating Maria(1990)Buy Now
Marrying Harriet(1990)Buy Now

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, 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 the 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 has written novels and series with these pen names – 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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