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Margaret Maron (1938–2021)

Author of Bootlegger's Daughter

Includes the names: Margaret Maron, Margaret Maron

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Margaret Maron grew up in rural North Carolina. She attended college for two years before a summer job at the Pentagon led to marriage, a tour of duty in Italy, than several years in Brooklyn, New York before moving back to North Carolina. She is the author of the Sigrid Harald Mystery series, the Deborah Knott Mystery series, Bloody Kin, and Last Lessons of Summer. Bootlegger's Daughter won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity Awards for Best Mystery in 1992. "Up Jumps the Devil" won the 1996 "Best Novel" Agatha award. "High Country Fall" was nominated for an Agatha Award in 2004 and also picked up a Macavity nomination the following year. "Three-Day Town" won the 2011 Agatha Award for "Best Novel". "Long Upon the Land" won the Agatha Award for Best Contemporary Novel of 2015.Margaret is a founding member and past president of sisters in Crime and of the American Crime Writer's League; She is a director on the national board for Mystery Writers of America. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Bootlegger's Daughter… (more)
Bootlegger's Daughter 1,030 copies, 44 reviews
High Country Fall 735 copies, 11 reviews
Southern Discomfort 552 copies, 24 reviews
Shooting at Loons 523 copies, 18 reviews
Winter's Child 501 copies, 18 reviews
Rituals of the Season 474 copies, 15 reviews
Up Jumps the Devil 473 copies, 13 reviews
Hard Row 461 copies, 18 reviews
Uncommon Clay 451 copies, 13 reviews
Killer Market 438 copies, 15 reviews
Slow Dollar 435 copies, 13 reviews
Death's Half Acre 432 copies, 24 reviews
Storm Track 425 copies, 14 reviews
Home Fires 399 copies, 10 reviews
Sand Sharks 378 copies, 28 reviews
Last Lessons of Summer 351 copies, 8 reviews
Christmas Mourning 329 copies, 14 reviews
Three-Day Town 314 copies, 23 reviews
The Buzzard Table 286 copies, 22 reviews
Fugitive Colors 262 copies, 11 reviews
Long Upon the Land 241 copies, 14 reviews
Designated Daughters 234 copies, 14 reviews
Corpus Christmas 221 copies, 8 reviews
The Right Jack 196 copies, 4 reviews
Bloody Kin 179 copies, 4 reviews
Baby Doll Games 161 copies, 3 reviews
Death of a Butterfly 146 copies, 5 reviews
Take Out 138 copies, 9 reviews
Death in Blue Folders 133 copies, 4 reviews
Past Imperfect 113 copies, 5 reviews
Suitable for Hanging 43 copies, 1 review
Bewreathed 10 copies
Growth Marks 3 copies
Red-Headed Stepchild 1 copy, 1 review
No title 1 copy
The Clue in the Diary (Introduction, some editions) 2,668 copies, 22 reviews
Three at Wolfe's Door (Introduction, some editions) 630 copies, 14 reviews
The Family Vault (Introduction, some editions) 520 copies, 12 reviews
Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side (Contributor) 320 copies, 11 reviews
Tales of Terror (Contributor) 305 copies, 2 reviews
A Woman's Eye (Contributor) 266 copies, 3 reviews
Christmas Stalkings (Contributor) 193 copies, 14 reviews
Hard-Boiled: An Anthology of American Crime Stories (Contributor) 180 copies, 6 reviews
Mystery Cats: Feline Felonies (Contributor) 131 copies, 2 reviews
Cat Crimes II (Contributor) 116 copies, 1 review
Sisters in Crime 2 (Contributor) 98 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Sisters in Crime (Contributor) 88 copies, 2 reviews
Return to the Twilight Zone (Contributor) 62 copies
Mom, Apple Pie and Murder (Contributor) 60 copies
Deadly Anniversaries (Contributor) 51 copies, 6 reviews
Malice Domestic 10 (Contributor) 32 copies, 1 review
Irreconcilable Differences (Contributor) 31 copies, 2 reviews
Love and Death (Contributor) 31 copies
Murder, They Wrote II (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Vengeance Is Hers (Contributor) 25 copies
Women Before the Bench (Contributor) 24 copies
Very Merry Mysteries (3-in-1) (Contributor) 24 copies, 1 review
Partners in Crime (Contributor) 24 copies
Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon 2015 Anthology (Contributor) 10 copies, 1 review
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (Contributor) 3 copies
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Margaret Maron (née Brown; August 25, 1938 – February 23, 2021) was an American writer, the author of award-winning mystery novels.
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