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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
|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
|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
|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
|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 Story Collections
|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 Malice Domestic Series
|1||Malice Domestic 1||1992||Description / Buy|
|2||Malice Domestic 2||1993||Description / Buy|
|3||Malice Domestic 5||1996||Description / Buy|
|4||Malice Domestic 7||1998||Description / Buy|
|5||Malice Domstic 8||1999||Description / Buy|
Margaret Maron Anthologies
|1||Beastly Tales||1989||Description / Buy|
|2||Sisters in Crime 2||1990||Description / Buy|
|3||The Crown Crime Companion||1995||Description / Buy|
|4||Vengeance Is Hers||1997||Description / Buy|
|5||Funny Bones: 15 New Tales of Murder and Mayhem||1997||Description / Buy|
|6||Women Before the Bench||2001||Description / Buy|
|7||Malice Domestic 10||2001||Description / Buy|
|8||Tar Heel Dead||2005||Description / Buy|
|9||A Study in Sherlock||2011||Description / Buy|
|10||Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey||2014||Description / Buy|
|11||Manhattan Mayhem||2015||Description / Buy|
|12||Murder Under the Oaks||2015||Description / Buy|
|13||Tales From Colleton County||2020||Description / Buy|
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.