2014 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America have announced the winners for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards.

Best Novel 

ORDINARY GRACE by William Kent Krueger (Simon & Schuster – Atria Books)

Best First Novel

RED SPARROW by Jason Matthews (Simon & Schuster – Scribner)

Best Paperback Original

THE WICKED GIRLS by Alex Marwood (Penguin Group USA – Penguin Books)

Best Fact Crime

THE HOUR OF PERIL: THE SECRET PLOT TO MURDER LINCOLN BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR by Daniel Stashower (Minotaur Books)

Best Critical/Biographical

AMERICA IS ELSEWHERE: THE NOIR TRADITION IN THE AGE OF CONSUMER CULTURE by Erik Dussere (Oxford University Press)

Best Short Story

“THE CAXTON PRIVATE LENDING LIBRARY AND BOOK DEPOSITORY” – Bibliomysteries by John Connolly (Mysterious)

Best Juvenile

ONE CAME HOME by Amy Timberlake (Random House Children’s Books – Alfred A. Knopf BFYR)

Young Adult

KETCHUP CLOUDS by Annabel Pitcher (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

TV Episode Teleplay

“Episode 1” – The Fall, Teleplay by Allan Cubitt (Netflix)

Robert L. Fish Memorial

“The Wentworth Letter” – Criminal Element’s Malfeasance Occasional
by Jeff Soloway (St. Martin’s Press)

Mary Higgins Clark Award

COVER OF SNOW by Jenny Milchman (Random House Publishing Group – Ballantine Books)

Grand Master
Robert Crais
Carolyn Hart

Raven
Aunt Agatha’s Bookstore, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Congratulations to all of the winners.