2012 Agatha Award winners.

Ok, these are actually the winners of the Agatha Awards for books released in 2011.The winners were announced tonight at a banquet at Malice Domestic.

Best Novel:
THREE-DAY TOWN by Margaret Maron (Grand Central Publishing)

Best First Novel:
LEARNING TO SWIM by Sara J. Henry (Crown)

Best Non-fiction:
BOOKS, CROOKS AND COUNSELORS: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure by Leslie Budewitz (Linden)

Best Short Story:
DISARMING  by Dana Cameron, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine – June 2011

Best Children’s/Young Adult:
THE BLACK HEART CRYPT by Chris Grabenstein (Random House)

Best Historical Novel:
NAUGHTY IN NICE by Rhys Bowen (Berkley)

Congratulations to all of the winners!