Margaret Maron Books

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Maron is an award-winning author who specializes in mystery novels. Maron is exceedingly famous for the Sigrid Harald Mystery series and also the Deborah Knott Series. As a published author, Margaret Maron has also penned down numerous nonfiction books.

Order of Sigrid Harald Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 One Coffee With 1981 Description / Buy
2 Death of a Butterfly 1984 Description / Buy
3 Death in Blue Folders 1985 Description / Buy
4 The Right Jack 1987 Description / Buy
5 Baby Doll Games 1988 Description / Buy
6 Corpus Christmas 1989 Description / Buy
7 Past Imperfect 1991 Description / Buy
8 Fugitive Colors 1995 Description / Buy
9 Take Out 2017 Description / Buy

Order of Judge Deborah Knott Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Bootlegger's Daughter 1992 Description / Buy
2 Southern Discomfort 1993 Description / Buy
3 Shooting at Loons 1994 Description / Buy
4 Up Jumps the Devil 1996 Description / Buy
5 Killer Market 1997 Description / Buy
6 Home Fires 1998 Description / Buy
7 Storm Track 2000 Description / Buy
8 Uncommon Clay 2001 Description / Buy
9 Slow Dollar 2002 Description / Buy
10 High Country Fall 2004 Description / Buy
11 Rituals of the Season 2005 Description / Buy
12 Winter's Child 2006 Description / Buy
13 Hard Row 2007 Description / Buy
14 Death's Half Acre 2008 Description / Buy
15 Sand Sharks 2009 Description / Buy
16 Christmas Mourning 2010 Description / Buy
17 Three-Day Town 2011 Description / Buy
18 The Buzzard Table 2012 Description / Buy
19 Designated Daughters 2014 Description / Buy
20 Long Upon the Land 2015 Description / Buy

Order of Deborah Knott Short Stories

# Read Title Published Details
1 Deborah's Judgement (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy
2 With This Ring (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy
3 Bewreathed (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Margaret Maron Standalone Novels

# Read Title Published Details
1 Bloody Kin (Short Story) 1985 Description / Buy
2 Last Lessons of Summer 2003 Description / Buy
3 Growth Marks (Short Story) 2013 Description / Buy

Order of Margaret Maron Short Stories/Novellas

# Read Title Published Details
1 Deborah’s Judgment (Short Story) 1991 Description / Buy
2 …That Married Dear Old Dad (Short Story) 1993 Description / Buy
3 Virgo in Sapphires 2001 Description / Buy
4 The Dog That Didn’t Bark (Short Story) 2002 Description / Buy

Order of Margaret Maron Short Story Collections

# Read Title Published Details
1 Shoveling Smoke 1997 Description / Buy
2 Suitable for Hanging 2004 Description / Buy
3 Postcards From the Mediterranean (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy
4 Five Christmas Gifts - A Holiday Short Story Collection (Short Story) 2012 Description / Buy

Order of Deadly Allies Series

# Read Title Published Details
1 Deadly Allies ( With: Sue Grafton, Sara Paretsky, Jan Grape, Susan Dunlap, Nancy Pickard, Loren D. Estleman, Julie Smith, Jeremiah Healy, Max Allan Collins, Benjamin M. Schutz, John Lutz, Robert J. Randisi, Carolyn Hart, Lia Matera, Michael Collins, Marilyn Wallace, Rob Kantner, Sandra Scoppettone, Sarah Andrews, Bob Randisi) 1992 Description / Buy
2 Deadly Allies II ( By: Susan Dunlap, Loren D. Estleman, John Lutz, Robert J. Randisi) 1994 Description / Buy

Margaret Maron Anthologies

# Read Title Published Details
1 Tales of Terror 1986 Description / Buy
2 Beastly Tales 1989 Description / Buy
3 Sisters in Crime 2 1990 Description / Buy
4 A Woman's Eye 1991 Description / Buy
5 Deadly Allies 1992 Description / Buy
6 Women of Mystery II 1994 Description / Buy
7 Partners in Crime 1994 Description / Buy
8 The Crown Crime Companion 1995 Description / Buy
9 Vengeance is Hers 1997 Description / Buy
10 Funny Bones: 15 New Tales of Murder and Mayhem 1997 Description / Buy
11 Women of Mystery III 1998 Description / Buy
12 Mom, Apple Pie and Murder 1999 Description / Buy
13 Malice Domestic 8 1999 Description / Buy
14 Irreconcilable Differences 1999 Description / Buy
15 Magnolias and Mayhem 2000 Description / Buy
16 Women Before the Bench 2001 Description / Buy
17 Malice Domestic 10 2001 Description / Buy
18 The Mysterious Press Anniversary Anthology: Celebrating 25 Years 2001 Description / Buy
19 The Longman Anthology of Detective Fiction 2004 Description / Buy
20 Tar Heel Dead 2005 Description / Buy
21 Crimes by Moonlight 2010 Description / Buy
22 A Study in Sherlock 2011 Description / Buy
23 27 Views of Raleigh 2013 Description / Buy
24 Carolina Crimes 2014 Description / Buy
25 Writes of Passage 2014 Description / Buy
26 Manhattan Mayhem 2015 Description / Buy
27 Murder Under the Oaks 2015 Description / Buy
28 Tales From Colleton County 2020 Description / Buy
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Margaret Maron was born and raised in North Carolina, a region where her family used to have a tobacco farm. The tobacco farm has always been in her family for several generations. Despite the fact that her family stopped to grow tobacco on their farm, Margaret Maron, used to play in the fields, dancing, gossiping and singing. Up to this date, Margaret still remembers vividly her childhood experiences especially playing around and within the tobacco fields. Once she completed her undergraduate course, Margaret worked at the Pentagon, as part of her summer job and Eve got married to one, Job Maron.

Maron has changed locations a couple of time. First, Margaret Maron lived in Italy for quite some time before relocation to Brooklyn, her husband native city.
Ever since she was young, Margaret Maron was exceedingly fond of writing, that she even began penning poetry and short stories as well at a very tender age.
Margaret Maron describes the poetry that she used to write as exceedingly bad. However, as time went by, Margaret Maron eventually found her topic of interest, which was the mystery genre Margaret Maron initiated her writing career, with the book series, NYPD Sigrid Harald. The books in the NYPD Sigrid Harald were set in the art world of the city of New York. Residing in New York City gave the reader the chance of experiencing the ever-vibrant and ever-changing ambiance of the city. Margaret Maron eventually began penning down another book series that was based on the life of one, Deborah Knott in the Deborah Knot book series, immediately after she relocated to North Carolina.

Ever since she became an author, Margaret Maron has always had an exceedingly successful writing career. Up to this date, Margaret Maron still enjoys writing
from time to time. Together with her husband and family, Margaret Maron resides in the city of California. Her daughter in law and her son, reside in their
family land. All the novels that Margaret Maron has penned down are exceedingly successful and have even been translated to into several regional languages.
Due to her talent and exceptional writing skills, Margaret Maron has been awarded various awards from different awarding bodies. A majority of the Southern literature courses have included a majority of Margaret Maron’s works, listed in the course outline. Margaret Maron received her first recognition when one of her works, Corpus Christmas was nominated for an Agatha Award in the year 1989 and an Anthony Award in the year 1990 under the best category.

Best Margaret Maron Books

The Sigrid Harald book series is the first ever book series that renowned author, Margaret Maron has ever penned down. The book series was published between the years 1981 to the year 1995 and is made up of 8 novels. The book series has been set in New York City. One Coffee With is the first book in the Sigrid
Harald book series and was published in the year 1981 by Raven House. Eventually, in the year 2011, the book got republished as an e-book by Maron
and Company. This novel introduces the readers to the protagonist, Lt. Sigrid Harald, who serves as a homicide detective for the New York Police Department.
Lt. Sigrid is tasked with the duty of looking into the killing of the deputy chairperson of Vanderlyn College Art Department. The case becomes a little bit
tough to crack because everyone within the office has a motive and also the opportunity of poisoning the deputy chairman. Sigrid Harald has no choice but
to keep his cool and locate the killer before another person turns up dead. The determination and intelligence that Lt. Harald portrays are exceedingly famous
for solving such cases and this time around she does not disappoint at all.

With that said, One Coffee With was well accepted by many readers, while the portrayal of the protagonist was praised by a majority of literary magazines throughout the world. The death of a butterfly is the second book in the Sigrid Harald book series, and just like the first book, Death of a Butterfly was well
accepted by many readers.

When Does The Next Margaret Maron book come out?

Margaret Maron doesn't seem to have an upcoming book. Their newest book is Tales From Colleton County and was released on April, 30th 2020.

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