Margaret Maron


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The United States
Died
February 23, 2021

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Born and raised in central North Carolina, Margaret Maron lived in Italy before returning to the USA. In addition to a collection of short stories she also authored numerous mystery novels.

Her works have been translated into seven languages her Bootlegger's Daughter, a Washington Post Bestseller won Edgar Anthony, Agatha, and Macavity awards.

She was a past president of Sisters in Crime and of the American Crime writers' league, and a director on the national board for Mystery Writers of America.

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I apologize to those who may not have realized that my redesigned website is now up and running.  I am now blogging on my website at www.margaretmaron.com.  Come check it out.  You can also sign up for my newsletter at that site, too!
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“Every time we start thinking we're the center of the universe, the universe turns around and says with a slightly distracted air, 'I'm sorry. What'd you say your name was again?”
Margaret Maron, Bootlegger's Daughter

“A woman’s body doesn’t quit just because her heart breaks.”
Margaret Maron

“Okay,” I say at last. “But you have to teach me how to do animals. I can’t keep myself from wilting when I’m a plant, so I’ve been afraid to try a living form.”
She laughs and shifts into the shape of a large golden retriever and almost licks me to death before I can make her stop.”
Margaret Maron, Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side

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Rizzoli & Isles by Tess Gerritsen
 
  5 votes, 23.8%

Deborah Knott by Margaret Maron
 
  4 votes, 19.0%

Rosato & Associates by Lisa Scottoline
 
  3 votes, 14.3%

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
 
  2 votes, 9.5%

Kathleen Mallory by Carol O'Connell
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Alexandra Cooper by Linda Fairstein
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Molly Murphy by Rhys Bowen
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Murder, She Wrote by Jessica Fletcher
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Maggie O’Dell by Alex Kava
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Joanna Brady by J. A. Jance
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Key News by Mary Jane Clark
 
  1 vote, 4.8%

Nina Reilly by Perri O'Shaughnessy
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Hannah Swensen by Joanne Fluke
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Alex Jensen & Jessie Arnold by Sue Henry
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Em Hansen Mystery by Sarah Andrews
 
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