* Slow Dollar, Margaret Maron's previous hardcover for Mysterious Press, wasreleased in 8/02. The Warner mass market edition will be released in 8/03. * In 1993, Margaret Maron swept the top mystery awards with her first Deborah Knott novel, Bootlegger's Daughter (Mysterious Press, 1992), winning the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel of 1992, the Agatha Award, the Macavity, and the Anthony. Most recently, she won the Agatha for Storm Track (Mysterious Press, 2000). * Margaret Maron grew up near Raleigh, North Carolina, but for many years lived in Brooklyn, New York; Naples, Italy; and Washington, D.C. When she eventually returned to her North Carolina roots, she began thinking about a series based on her background and created the award-winning Deborah Knott series.