Staff Recommendation: Designated Daughters by Margaret Maron



Why would someone kill a terminally ill woman? That is the question that Judge Deborah Knott and her family ask when her Aunt Rachel is killed in the hospice on her deathbed. As she and her husband, Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Bryant, try to figure out who is the killer, they keep crossing paths with the local group of caretakers, the Designated Daughters. Events become even more entangled for the family when a con artist cheats one of the members. The group doesn’t want pity. They are out for revenge as they set up a sting of their own. What happens? Read to find out.

Find Designated Daughters, A Deborah Knott mystery, bk #19 at CPL.