Marion Chesney's
Edwardian Murder Mystery Series
Mystery Bookstore
Marion Chesney is a Scottish author who writes the popular Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series under the penname of M. C. Beaton.
1. Snobbery With Violence
by Marion Chesney
Paperback: 256 pages
St. Martin's Paperbacks
May 4, 2004
ISBN: 0312997167

Captain Harry Cathcart has fallen on ill luck and is earning a living as a private detective. He is hired to break up the engagement of Lady Rose Summer and her fiance Sir Geoffrey Blandon. After a scandalous break-up, Rose attends a weekend party to revive what is left of her matrimonial prospects. Instead of romance and marriage she finds a murder case. She and Captain Carthcart join forces to solve the crime.

Snobbery and Violence
2. Hasty Death
An Edwardian Murder Mystery
by Marion Chesney
Paperback: 256 pages
St. Martin's Paperbacks
April 5, 2005
ISBN: 0312936168

Lady Rose Summer, the daughter of an earl, and her maid Daisy defy the conventions and join the working world. In her job at a bank, Rose discovers evidence of possible blackmail in a murder case. With Daisy and her detective friend Captain Harry Cathcart, she undertakes an investigation.

3. Sick of Shadows
An Edwardian Murder Mystery
by Marion Chesney
Hardcover: 224 pages
St. Martin's Minotaur
April 1, 2005
ISBN: 0312329644

To avoid being sent off to India, Rose pretends to be engaged to Captain Harry Cathcart. When a new friend from the country, Dolly Tremaine, is found is found floating in the river, Captain Cathcard is called to investigate.

Sick of Shadows
3. Sick of Shadows
An Edwardian Murder Mystery
by Marion Chesney
Paperback: 240 pages
St. Martin's Paperbacks
October 31, 2006
ISBN: 0312998007
Sick of Shadows
4. Our Lady of Pain
An Edwardian Murder Mystery
by Marion Chesney
Hardcover: 224 pages
St. Martin's Minotaur
April 4, 2006
ISBN: 0312329687

Lady Rose Summer is suspected of murdering out of jealousy a beautiful client of detective Captain Cathcard.

Our Lady of Pain
4. Our Lady of Pain
An Edwardian Murder Mystery
by Marion Chesney
Mass Market Paperback: 256 pages
St. Martin's Minotaur
May 29, 2007
ISBN: 0312998376
Our Lady of Pain
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