Designated daughters

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When Deborah Knott"s terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked. Who kills a dying woman? As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff"s Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to find Rachel"s killer, they cross paths with the Designated Daughters, a support group for caregivers, not all of whom are women. Rachel"s flamboyant daughter, Sally, is a member, and when a con artist cheats one of the group, they swing into action. They want more than just a shoulder to cry on-they want revenge.

StatementMargaret Maron
SeriesA Deborah Knott mystery -- book 19
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A679 D47 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination308 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27162179M
ISBN 101455545287
ISBN 139781455545285
LC Control Number2013034413
OCLC/WorldCa858672592

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 Favorite Mysteries of the Century as selected by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association/5().

Designated Daughters by Margaret Maron is the newest in the Deborah Knott Mysteries. This series focuses on a small town judge who is a member of a huge family with dubious roots in lawfulness. She is married to Deputy Dwight Bryant who works for the sheriff’s department/5.

New York Times Book Review. In MWA Grand Master Maron's outstanding 19th mystery featuring judge Deborah Knott of North Carolina's Colleton County (after 's The Buzzard Table), Deborah's elderly aunt, Rachel Morton, lies near death in a hospice/5().

Moving, sensitive, and above all, honest, Designated Daughter speaks to the joys and privileges of bringing generations together toward the end of life--a hopeful message for mothers and their children /5(14).

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 DESIGNATED DAUGHTERS is the nineteenth book in the acclaimed Deborah Knott series/5(16).

Still, Designated Daughters is a fun read, and I recommend it to anyone who likes an easy-going, Southern-style mystery with appealing characters and without much blood and gore.

Read more Helpful/5(). What does a daughter do at this point. What do you do when a loved one is unable or unwilling to feed themselves and begins to refuses food. Please share your stories and experiences with me for my upcoming book with co-author and Legacy Expert, Meredith Bromfield called, The Designated Daughter: Caregiving and Legacy Planning.

Thank you. Funny, poignant, and wise, Designated Daughter: The Bonus Years with Mom is D.G. Fulford's uplifting story of how, after her father's death, she returned home to become her mother's closest companion--a move that brought her more in return than she could ever have expected/5.

Critical Praise for  Designated Daughters "In MWA Grand Master Maron’s outstanding 19th mystery featuring judge Deborah Knott Maron achieves a delicate balance as she explores differences between mistakes, sins, and crimes, and shows that justice is not always arrived at by conventional means."   (Publishers Weekly, s tarred review).

Designated Daughters [Large Print] (Book #19 in the Deborah Knott Mysteries Series).

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Margaret Maron on the writing of Designated Daughters: This book was inspired by a friend whose mother was dying. She had been comatose for several days and death was expected at any time. Designated Daughters (Book): Maron, Margaret: When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst.

Thankfully when she arrives at the hospice center she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman is awake. When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst. Thankfully, when she arrives at the hospice center, she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman is awake.

Surrounded by her children, her extended family, and what seems like half of Colleton County, a semi-conscious Rachel breaks weeks of pained silence with snippets of stories.

Designated Daughters What did you love best about Designated Daughters. The same as I have loved in all the Deborah Knott books-the story and the character development. Margaret Maron tells a wonderfully interesting story. What other book might you compare Designated Daughters to and why.

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All of the other Deborah Knott books. Why. DESIGNATED DAUGHTERS is a solid mystery where Southern charm meets murder. Maron delves into some social issues of today, and readers can expect a small-town family atmosphere with a lot of heart.

Judge Deborah Knott's beloved Aunt Rachel is expected to pass away at any moment--but she wakes up surrounded by family and friends and begins to. DESIGNATED DAUGHTERS. by Margaret Maron.

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Designated Daughters (Book): Maron, Margaret: When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked.

Designated Daughters Margaret Maron. Grand Central, $27 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Country Crime: Six Regional Mystery Authors Buy this book. 19th book in the series of 20 titles Much to my surprise, I stopped reading Designated Daughters at about pg I simply didn't want to pursue further the death by murder of a dying woman in her nursing home bed.

Final 20th book in the series as of year is Long Upon the Land. For them—for all of us—Designated Daughter serves as a kind of Platonic ideal, laying out a relationship most of us will never attain, and a bond that will no doubt seem strangling to some.

Nevertheless, when I finally set the book down, I picked up the phone and called my mother. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Designated Daughters (A Deborah Knott Mystery Book 19) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Designated Daughters (Book): Maron, Margaret: When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked. Who kills a dying woman. As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to find Rachel's killer, they cross paths with the Designated Daughters, a support group.

Designated Daughters (Book): Maron, Margaret: When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked.

Who kills a dying woman. Funny, poignant, and wise, Designated Daughter: The Bonus Years with Mom is D.G. Fulford's uplifting story of how, after her father's death, she returned home to become her mother's closest companion--a move that brought her more in return than she could ever have expected.

D.G. recalls how she and her mother--a pair who are opposites in almost every way, including how they unload the. Check out this great listen on When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst.

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Thankfully when she arrives at the hospice center she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman is : Grand Central Publishing. Designated Daughters (Book): Maron, Margaret: When Deborah Knott's terminally ill aunt, Rachel, is found smothered to death in her bed at a hospice center, all of her Colleton County kith and kin are shocked.

Who kills a dying woman. As Deborah and her husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to find Rachel's killer, they cross paths with the Designated Daughters, a support group for. Designated Daughters | When Judge Deborah Knott is summoned to her ailing Aunt Rachel's bedside, she assumes the worst.

Thankfully, when she arrives at the hospice center, she learns that Rachel hasn't passed; in fact, the dying woman is awake.

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The writing in this collection is superb, thanks to the skill and. Designated daughters. [Margaret Maron] -- After her Aunt Rachel is found smothered with a pillow while receiving hospice care, Judge Deborah Knott investigates who would have hastened her end--and why.

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