Winter's Child by Margaret Maron

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Its one month after their wedding, and the future looks bright for Judge Deborah Knott and Sheriff Deputy Dwight Bryantuntil a disturbing call from Dwights 8-year-old son Cal calls him back to Virginia. When he arrives, he is shocked to find that his ex-wife has left the boy alone for almost 24 hours. Worse, as Dwight tries to confront her, she takes the child and leaves town without a word. As Dwight embarks on an all-points search, Deborah hurries to his side. But will they be able to work together to decipher the ex-wifes motivesand, more importantly, will they find young Cal before he comes to harm?
 

About Margaret Maron

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Writer Margaret Maron grew up in rural North Carolina and later lived in Brooklyn, New York. She has mined her background to create the settings for two successful crime series. A series set in New York features Detective Sigrid Harald and a series set in North Carolina stars Deborah Knott. Bootlegger's Daughter, the first book in the second series, won the Edgar, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity awards for best mystery in 1992.
 
Published August 1, 2007 by Grand Central Publishing. 336 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Little Cal lives with his momma Jonna in Shaysville, Va., while his daddy, Deputy Sheriff Dwight Bryant, lives with his bride, Judge Deborah Knott, in Colleton County, NC.

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Things just got really messy for North Carolina Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, whose terrified 8-year-old son, Cal, calls him in a panic after his mom (and Dwight's ex-wife) disappears into the chilly night air with nary a word.

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As another summer rolls around, so does the latest novel from Margaret Maron.

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