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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    • Designated Daughters

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: Margaret Maron
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    Who would kill a woman on her deathbed? Was it an act of mercy, or murder? As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, investigate they cross paths with an unlikely set of suspects....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Bewildered by change of narrators ...............

    • By Janet on 08-23-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Take Out

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: Courtney Patterson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great return of a favorite character!

    • By Ruth Nielsen on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Long Upon the Land

    • A Deborah Knott Mystery
    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: Margaret Maron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    On a quiet August morning, Judge Deborah Knott's father, Kezzie, makes a shocking discovery on a remote corner of his farm: the body of a man bludgeoned to death....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Author makes poor narrator

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-17-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Three-Day Town

    • A Deborah Knott Mystery
    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 135

    New York Times best-selling author Margaret Maron’s meticulously crafted Judge Deborah Knott mysteries display the work of a master....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed...

    • By Yvonne on 04-15-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Bootlegger's Daughter

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 285

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By Debora on 07-08-04

    Regular price: $26.57

    • Hard Row

    • A Deborah Knott Mystery
    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    When a local farmer - known for his severe treatment of migrant workers - turns up savagely murdered, Judge Deborah and her new Deputy Sheriff husband soon wade into a quagmire of exploitation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still enjoying this series ...

    • By J. Byerly on 02-23-14

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Southern Discomfort

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C.J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 108

    The governor of North Carolina has appointed Deborah to a judicial seat in the District Court Division....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • S L O W

    • By Carolyn on 11-01-14

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Buzzard Table

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 162

    Margaret Maron's mysteries starring Judge Deborah Knott have built a loyal following since debuting with the Edgar Award-winning The Bootlegger's Daughter....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • It's A Turkey

    • By Carole T. on 11-30-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 125
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82

    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

    • Winter's Child

    • By: Margaret Maron
    • Narrated by: C. J. Critt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    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

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