Margaret Maron
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Margaret Maron

MARGARET MARON is the author of twenty-seven novels and two collections of short stories. Winner of several major American awards for mysteries (Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, Macavity), her works are on the reading lists of various courses in contemporary Southern literature and have been translated into 15 languages. She has served as president of Sisters in Crime, the American Crime Writers League, and Mystery Writers of America. Visit her at www.MargaretMaron.com.

A native Tar Heel, she still lives on her family's century farm a few miles southeast of Raleigh, the setting for Bootlegger's Daughter, which is numbered among the 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century as selected by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. In 2004, she received the Sir Walter Raleigh Award for best North Carolina novel of the year; and in 2008, the North Carolina Award for Literature, the state's highest civilian honor. Her mystery novels feature District Court Judge Deborah Knott and are the pegs upon which she hangs her love and concern for the state.

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    • High Country Fall

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Judge Knott is finally ready to marry her long-time friend Deputy Sheriff Dwight Bryant and settle down....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love It!

    • By Kathleen Hobel on 05-21-05

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Rituals of the Season

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Judge Deborah Knott and Deputy Sheriff Dwight Bryant are due to marry in a week. But all plans are put on hold when an assistant district attorney is killed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Deborah and Dwight Get Married

    • By Chalis on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Up Jumps the Devil

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Best-selling author Margaret Maron's colorful Deborah Knott mysteries crackle with sassy Southern dialogue and rural wisdom....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging

    • By Jean on 10-20-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Storm Track

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    In Storm Track, swirling dark clouds of illicit affairs and brutal murder threaten Colleton County, North Carolina....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Weaving of tangled webs

    • By Jean on 12-27-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Sand Sharks

    • A Deborah Knott Mystery
    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Judge Deborah's hopes for relaxation at a seaside judicial conference are dashed when she stumbles upon the murdered body of a colleague....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sand Sharks

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-20-10

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Bootlegger's Daughter

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 402
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 284
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 284

    Attorney Deborah Knott is North Carolina's answer to V.I. Warshawski, a legal sleuth with a knack for sniffing out the most baffling crimes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent -book

    • By vmom on 06-25-04

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Winter's Child

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    When local handyman J.D. Rouse is found dead in his pickup truck with a bullet in his head, the mayhem -and the body count - grows....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another winner from Maron

    • By Judith on 10-08-18

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Christmas Mourning

    • A Deborah Knott Mystery
    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 155

    In this 16th entry in the series, the judge is faced with a horrifying holiday murder case....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't get through this

    • By Cindy on 08-18-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Slow Dollar

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    At the annual Harvest Festival carnival, while everyone else is playing games and having fun, someone commits murder....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Colorful writing and characterization, good plot

    • By Tim on 07-18-04

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Uncommon Clay

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    Uncommon Clay delves into the intriguing world of the Nordans, a deep-rooted family of talented yet cursed North Carolina potters....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By vmom on 06-25-04

    Regular price: $24.47

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