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Margaret Maron


USA flag (1938 - 2021)

Born and raised in central North Carolina, Margaret Maron lived in Italy before returning to the USA. She was a past president of Sisters in Crime and of the American Crime writers' league, and was a director on the national board for Mystery Writers of America.
 

Genres: Mystery, Romance
 
Series
Sigrid Harald
   1. One Coffee with (1981)
   2. Death of A Butterfly (1984)
   3. Death in Blue Folders (1985)
   4. The Right Jack (1987)
   5. Baby Doll Games (1988)
   6. Corpus Christmas (1989)
   7. Past Imperfect (1991)
   8. Fugitive Colors (1995)
   9. Take Out (2017)
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Judge Deborah Knott
   0.5. Deborah's Judgment (2012)
   1. Bootlegger's Daughter (1992)
   2. Southern Discomfort (1993)
   3. Shooting At Loons (1994)
   4. Up Jumps the Devil (1996)
   5. Killer Market (1997)
   6. Home Fires (1998)
   7. Storm Track (2000)
   8. Uncommon Clay (2001)
   9. Slow Dollar (2002)
   10. High Country Fall (2004)
   11. Rituals of the Season (2005)
   11.5. Bewreathed (2012)
   12. Winter's Child (2006)
   13. Hard Row (2007)
   14. Death's Half Acre (2008)
   15. Sand Sharks (2009)
   16. Christmas Mourning (2010)
   17. Three-Day Town (2011)
   17.5. With This Ring (2012)
   18. The Buzzard Table (2012)
   19. Designated Daughters (2014)
   20. Long Upon the Land (2015)
   Tales From Colleton County (2020)
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Novels
   Bloody Kin (1985)
   Last Lessons of Summer (2003)
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Collections
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Growth Marks (2013)
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Series contributed to
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Omnibus editions show
 
Margaret Maron recommends
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Flamingo Road (2017)
(Fia McKee, book 1)
Sasscer Hill
"In her new thriller, Sasscer Hill ups the ante on her horses. Could she be the Dick Francis of her generation? Count me among those who would vote yes."
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The Man On the Washing Machine (2015)
(Theo Bogart Mystery, book 1)
Susan Cox
"Sue Cox writes with deft assurance. An appealing cast of characters and an absorbing plot that kept me turning the pages."
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Winter at the Door (2015)
(Lizzie Snow Mystery, book 1)
Sarah Graves
"Sarah Graves writes with grace and intelligence, and a love for her state shines through in this stylish debut of a new series set against Maine’s dark and foreboding forests. I’m hooked!"

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Books containing stories by Margaret Maron
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Deadly Anniversaries (2020)
(Mystery Writers of America Presents)
edited by
Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini
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Murder Under the Oaks (2015)
Bouchercon 2015 Anthology
(Bouchercon Anthology)
edited by
Art Taylor
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Manhattan Mayhem (2015)
(Mystery Writers of America Presents)
edited by
Mary Higgins Clark

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Awards
2015 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel : Long Upon the Land
2014 Malice Domestic Award for Lifetime Achievement
2011 Agatha Award for Best Novel : Three-Day Town
2000 Agatha Award for Best Novel : Storm Track
1996 Agatha Award for Best Novel : Up Jumps the Devil
1993 Macavity Award for Best Novel : Bootlegger's Daughter
1993 Edgar Award for Best Novel : Bootlegger's Daughter
1993 Anthony Award for Best Novel : Bootlegger's Daughter
1992 Agatha Award for Best Novel : Bootlegger's Daughter

Award nominations
2017 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel (nominee) : Take Out
2014 Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel (nominee) : Designated Daughters
2012 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : The Buzzard Table
2007 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Hard Row
2005 Macavity Award for Best Novel (nominee) : High Country Fall
2005 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Rituals of the Season
2004 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : High Country Fall
2003 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Last Lessons of Summer
1999 Macavity Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Home Fires
1998 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Home Fires
1994 Anthony Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Southern Discomfort
1993 Dilys Award for Best Book (nominee) : Bootlegger's Daughter
1993 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Southern Discomfort
1990 Anthony Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Corpus Christmas
1989 Agatha Award for Best Novel (nominee) : Corpus Christmas


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