Winter's Child (Deborah Knott Mysteries #12)
It's one month after their wedding, and the future looks bright for Judge Deborah Knott and Sheriff Deputy Dwight Bryantuntil a disturbing call from Dwight's 8-year-old son Cal calls him back to Virginia.When he arrives, he is shocked to find that his ex-wife has left the boy alone for almost 24 hours. Worse, as Dwight tries to confront her, she takes the child and leaves...more
Also, Maron couldn't seem to help herself this time by crossing the line with her political opinions. She and lot of authors do this an ...more
Maron, Margaret – 12th in series
Mysterious Press, 2006 – US Hardcover – ISBN: 0891968109
First Sentence: The call came through to the Colleton County Sheriff’s Department just after sunset on a chilly Thursday evening in mid-January.
*** Judge Deborah Knott’s new husband, Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Bryant, has a murder to solve. Troublemaker J.D. Rouse has been fatally shot while driving his truck. But more important to Dwight is that his ex- ...more
Judge Deborah Knott mystery - Whoever shot J.D. Rouse dead in his pickup truck gives "taking out the trash" a whole new meaning. Judge Deborah Knott and her new husband, Colleton County, N.C., chief deputy Dwight Bryant, are soon embroiled in the murder investigation. Then Dwight's eight-year-old son, Cal, who lives with his mother, Jonna, in Shaysville, Va., phones late one winter night to report that Jonna hasn't come home. Early the next morning, ...more
This installment is the first one after the wedding to Dwight. And part of the story is told in first person from Deborah's perspective. The other parts are told in third person centering around Dwight. This has happened some since Dwight and Deborah's relationship grew. But this one was mos ...more
In this book, Deborah has gotten recently married and her new husband heads up to Virginia to visit his son. His son and his ex-wife both disappear and Deborah get involves in the case.
I've really enjoyed the series because it has a very southern feel to it. You see a lot of t ...more
The book opens with the shooting death of an unpopular man in NC. Dwight has just begun that investigation when he receives an urgent call from his son in VA and travels there. He soon learns that his ex-wife is missing; shortly thereafter his son, Cal, disappears as well. The book simultaneously follows both investigations with Detective Mayleen Ri ...more
On a straight stretch of North Carolina highway, in a land of military families, double-wide trailers, and fading farms, a wife beater and miscreant is found shot to death in his pickup truck with beer cans around his body. For Judge Deborah Knott, it means her husband of one month, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, has a mystery to unravel. Then from across state lines, Dwight gets an urgent phone call from his son -- a boy who needs his dad even more than Dwight can know. While ...more
There were long, convuluted sentences I had to read and reread t ...more
This is book #12 of a series of books in which the main character is Judge Deborah Knott. Judge Knott is married to North Carolina deputy Dwight Bryant for one month when Dwight's eight-year-old son calls for his dad to come to his school several hours away in Virginia. After acting as ...more
There is Civil War history, small town lives and long held secrets that are woven together in a fast moving and wonderful story.
I'm still loving Deborah Knott and new husband Dwight -- it will be interesting to see wher ...more
Now married, Deborah and Dwight face several challenges, including a murder Dwight must investigate in their small North Carolina town. While involved in that investigation, the pair find out that Dwight's ex-wife, Jonna (mother of his young son Cal) has gone missing. Dwight -- and eventually Deborah -- must travel to his ex-wife's hometown to search for Jonna, and soon, Cal as well.
Very enjoyable and suspenseful n ...more
An excellent read, at a perfect place in the series.
But this book, and unfortunately for me, quite a few before it, have just come up empty even though I continue to flip through the pages -- reading each and every word.
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