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It's Christmas in rural North Carolina's Colleton County and Judge Deborah Knott is looking forward to a family celebration when a tragedy clouds the holiday season. A beautiful young cheerleader dies in a car crash and the community is devastated by her death. Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant soon learns that her death was not a simple accident, and more lives may be lost unless he and Deborah can discover why she died.
About the Author
Margaret Maron grew up on a farm near Raleigh and lived in Brooklyn for many years. Returning to her North Carolina roots prompted Margaret to write a series based on her own background, the first of which, BOOTLEGGER'S DAUGHTER, was a Washington Post bestseller and swept the major mystery awards for 1993. CHRISTMAS MOURNING is the sixteenth book in the acclaimed Deborah Knott series. Visit her website at www.margaretmaron.com.
Praise for Christmas Mourning…
On CHRISTMAS MOURNING:
"Maron's trademark warm humor and Deborah's and Dwight's loving kinfolk leaven the tragedy to make this sixteenth in the series another winning entry and a fine holiday mystery."—Booklist
"Satisfying...warm and authentic family relationships are the heart of this evergreen series."—Publishers Weekly