logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
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... show more

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.
show less
Margaret Maron's Books
Recently added on shelves
Margaret Maron's readers
Share this Author
Community Reviews
Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews
Shizuku's Sleepy Reviews rated it 2 years ago
This is what I've finished so far:"Grave Matter - A Mike Hammer Story" - Max Allan Collins and Mickey Spillane This was a fairly amusing story. Though there wasn't much of a point to me.
The Butler Did It
The Butler Did It rated it 3 years ago
This mystery has what many of the ones I've been reading lately have missed. Atmosphere, a mystery as the central part of the plot, and heart. Those things seem to be in short supply these days.Deborah Knott is a southern attorney and decides that she wants to run for judge. Her father is the boo...
spocksbro
spocksbro rated it 3 years ago
A decidedly "bleh" homage to Sherlock Holmes, which reaches a nadir of unreadability with "The Startling Events in the Electrified City." I couldn't finish the story and thought of giving up on the collection entirely.I persevered, however, and the remaining stories weren't too bad. Just not "too go...
Books, Books and More Books
Books, Books and More Books rated it 3 years ago
SLOW DOLLAR by Margaret Maron Fans of Deborah Knott will appreciate this novel that introduces some long lost relatives, visits a carnival and finds murder among the rides and “stores.” You will learn quite a bit about carnivals and the carnies that populate them. Deborah’s relatives are kind, for...
In Libris Vita
In Libris Vita rated it 4 years ago
I remember seeing this series on my mother's bookshelves, but they didn't really attract me at the time. If I'd known then what I know now, though....I'd have been all over them like white on rice. Well, better late than never, I suppose (and yes, I think I'm done with the idioms now...) Anyway -...
see community reviews
Need help?