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Margaret Maron
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Writer Margaret Maron grew up in rural North Carolina and later lived in Brooklyn, New York. She has mined her background to create the settings for two successful crime series. A series set in New York features Detective Sigrid Harald and a series set in North Carolina stars Deborah Knott. Bootlegger's Daughter, the first book in the second series, won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity awards for best mystery in 1992. (Bowker Author Biography) Margaret Maron, Margaret Maron grew up on a farm near Raleigh, North Carolina and lived for many years in New York. She is the creator of the Deborah Knott mystery series that is set in the South. The first, "Bootlegger's Daughter," was a bestseller and won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards for Best Mystery of 1992. Other novels in the series have received high praise: " Southern Discomfort" was nominated for an Agatha Award, "Shooting at Loons" was nominated for both the Agatha and Anthony Awards, and "Up Jumps the Devil" was nominated for an Agatha Award. The character, Deborah Knott, begins as an attorney and daughter of an infamous North Carolina bootlegger and progresses to become a District Court Judge. Maron is also the creator of the heroine detective Sigrid Harald. The first of the Sigrid Harald series was "One Coffee With" and was followed by "Death of a Butterfly," "Death in Blue Folders," "The Right Jack," "Baby Doll Games," "Corpus Christmas," "Past Imperfect" and "Fugitive Colors." She also wrote "Bloody Kin," which tells the story of a pregnant woman whose husbands accidental death is actually a deliberate crime that is linked to his tour of duty in Vietnam. (Bowker Author Biography)

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