M. C. Beaton

M. C. Beaton is the pen name of bestselling novelist Marion Chesney. She is a prolific writer of historical romances and small village mysteries. Born in Scotland, the author began her writing career as a fiction buyer for a Glasgow bookstore and has worked as a theater critic, newspaper reporter, and editor.

The author has written under various names, most notably as M. C. Beaton for her Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin series. She also has written under the names Sarah Chester, Helen Crampton, Ann Fairfax, Marion Gibbons, Jennie Tremaine, and Charlotte Ward.

The author lived in the United States, but now splits her time between the Cotswolds, England and Paris, France.

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Refining Felicity

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The Misses Tribble, Amy and Effie, spinsters of a certain age, have lived for years on expectations of a great inheritance. When this fails to materialize, they are truly destitute. Desperate, they advertise that they will refine wild and unruly daughters, present them, and see them safely wed. This first volume concerns Lady Felicity Vane and the Marquess of Ravenswood in a love-hate courtship. The Tribbles are charmers and much more fun than their charges.
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The Westerby Sisters

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Lady Betty has no interest in the Duke of Collingham. She doesn't care that he's fabulously wealthy, or devastatingly handsome, or impeccably well-dressed. All she sees is an arrogant nobleman with an abrasive personality and an annoyingly persistent streak.

And the Duke of Collingham is persistent. He can have any woman in the whole of Society--but the one who won't have him is the only one he wants. And he'll stop at nothing to persuade her.

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The First Rebellion

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The Earl of Tredair had his fill of balls, routs, and silly misses, and he despaired of finding anyone out of the extraordinary - that is, until he met Miss Fanny Waverley. Most unique and intriguing, she and her two sisters were the adopted daughters of the reclusive bluestocking Madame Waverley. They had been raised as her disciples to spread the word of women’s rights and to encourage poor oppressed females to stand up against the iniquities of the male sex!The beautiful and farouche Miss Fanny, however, found it quite hard to think of all men as cruel and lustful beasts - how could she when now she found herself longing to kiss one of the most hated of his breed!
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