2016 Edgar Award Winners Apr30

2016 Edgar Award Winners

Thursday night, in New York City, The Mystery Writers of America handed out the 2016 Edgar Awards. Best Novel Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy (Penguin Random House – Dutton) Other nominees: The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter (Penguin Random House – G.P. Putnam’s Sons) The Lady From Zagreb by Philip Kerr (Penguin Random House – A Marian Wood Book) Life or Death by Michael Robotham (Hachette Book Group – Mulholland Books) Canary by Duane Swierczynski (Hachette Book Group – Mulholland Books) Night Life by David C. Taylor (Forge Books)   Best First Novel The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Atlantic – Grove Press)...

2015 Edgar Award Winners Apr29

2015 Edgar Award Winners

Tonight, at a Banquet in NYC, the Mystery Writers of America presented the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. BEST NOVEL Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster – Scribner) Other nominees: This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow) Wolf by Mo Hayder (Grove/Atlantic – Atlantic Monthly Press) The Final Silence by Stuart Neville (Soho Press) Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown) Coptown by Karin Slaughter (Penguin Randomhouse – Ballantine Books) BEST FIRST NOVEL BY...

MWA announces 2015 Edgar nominees Jan22

MWA announces 2015 Edgar nominees

Mystery Writers of America have announced the Nominees for the 2015 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2014. BEST NOVEL This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow) Wolf by Mo Hayder (Grove/Atlantic – Atlantic Monthly Press) Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster – Scribner) The Final Silence by Stuart Neville (Soho Press) Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown) Coptown by Karin Slaughter (Penguin Randomhouse – Ballantine Books) BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR Dry Bones...

2014 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners May02

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...

2014 Edgar Nominees Jan16

2014 Edgar Nominees

Mystery Writers of America have announced the Nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards. The Awards will be presented to the winners at a Banquet, May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Best Novel Sandrine’s Case by Thomas H. Cook (Grove Atlantic – The Mysterious Press) The Humans by Matt Haig (Simon & Schuster) Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (Simon & Schuster – Atria Books) How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books) Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin (Hachette Book Group – Reagan Arthur Books) Until She Comes Home by Lori Roy (Penguin Group USA – Dutton Books) Best First...