Item description for Suitable for Hanging: Selected Stories by Margaret Maron...
MYSTERY & SUSPENSE FROM AN EDGAR WINNER
The creator of Judge Deborah Knott and Lieutenant Sigrid Harald and the winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel, Margaret Maron is one of the finest contemporary mystery writers. Maron has a sensitivity about how time and place influence people and events. In Maron's work the mystery story is as concerned with people as well as with puzzles.
Suitable for Hanging contains twenty of Margaret Maron's best uncollected short stories, beginning with an early tale of a hitman trying to escape from the mob, to her newest stories about Deborah Knott and other mysteries set on Knott's Colleton County. And one, featuring Roman Tramegra from the Lt. Sigrid Harald novels, takes place in Venice.
The book includes two new short stories, and an introduction and prefaces to each story by the author as well as a complete checklist of Margaret Maron's writings in the mystery field.
Cover painting, illustrating"The Dog That Didn't Bark," by Carol Heyer.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Jan 24, 2004
Publisher Crippen & Landru
ISBN 1932009116 ISBN13 9781932009118
Availability 0 units.
More About Margaret Maron
MARGARET MARON grew up in the country near Raleigh, North Carolina, but for many years lived in Brooklyn, New York. When she and her artist husband returned to the farm that had been in her family for a hundred years, she began a series based on her own background. The first book, "Bootlegger's Daughter," became a "Washington Post "bestseller that swept the major mystery awards for its year-winning the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Awards for Best Novel-and is among the 100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century as selected by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association. Later Deborah Knott novels "Up Jumps the Devil," "Storm Track," and "Three-Day Town" each also won the Agatha Award for Best Novel. Margaret is also the author of the Sigrid Harald series of detective novels. In 2008, Maron received the North Carolina Award for Literature, the highest civilian honor the state bestows on its authors. And in 2013, the Mystery Writers of America celebrated Maron's contributions to the mystery genre by naming her a Grand Master-an honor first bestowed on Agatha Christie. To find out more about her, you can visit MargaretMaron.com.
Margaret Maron currently resides in Raleigh, in the state of North Carolina.