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M.C. Beaton competition

M.C. Beaton competition

We’re giving one lucky person the chance to meet queen of cosy crime, M.C. Beaton, for afternoon tea ahead of her appearance at this year’s Bloody Scotland Festival. You’ll also win copies of M.C. Beaton’s brand-new novel, Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer.


The £350 prize will include, for one winner and a guest:

  • One twin room at the Premier Inn, Stirling city centre for two nights on Friday 21st September and Saturday 22nd September with breakfast included.
  • Afternoon tea with M.C. Beaton at the Highland Hotel on the afternoon of Saturday 22nd September.
  • Two tickets to M.C. Beaton’s event, 'M.C. Beaton with cast/crew of Agatha Raisin' on Saturday 22nd September from 7pm– 8pm.
  • Copies of her newest book, Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer.


M.C. Beaton is the New York Times bestselling author of both the Agatha Raisin and the Hamish Macbeth series, as well as numerous Regency romances. Her Agatha Raisin books have been turned into a TV series on Sky, starring Ashley Jensen as Agatha.

Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer is published by Constable in hardback and eBook on 4th October and available to pre-order now. For more information on the Bloody Scotland Festival and the 'M.C. Beaton with cast/crew of Agatha Raisin' event, visit the Bloody Scotland website.


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How to enter

Simply fill in the form and answer the question below by 11am 31 August for the chance to win a money-can’t-buy opportunity to meet M.C. Beaton for afternoon tea plus other exclusive goodies. 

Usual T&Cs apply. You must be a registered Gransnet user to enter.

Additional T&Cs: Aside from breakfast, no other meals are included.


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