Friday, June 23rd, 2017

News 8May12 – The Mystery Writers of America have announced their Edgar Awards




Nice to see Booklist Online still going strong. Always worth popping in for a look. Here's a list of interesting reading. The Mystery Writers of America have announced their Edgar Awards …..


The Mystery Writers of America have announced their Edgar Awards for 2012 for the best writing from 2011.  They are:

BEST NOVEL:  Gone by Mo Hayder (Grove/Atlantic – Atlantic Monthly Press)

Nominees:  The Ranger by Ace Atkins (Penguin Group USA – G.P. Putnam’s Sons);  The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino (Minotaur Books);  1222 by Anne Holt (Simon & Schuster – Scribner);  Field Gray by Philip Kerr (Penguin Group USA – G.P. Putnam’s Sons – Marion Wood Books)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR:  Bent Road by Lori Roy (Penguin Group USA – Dutton)

Nominees:  Red on Red by Edward Conlon (Random House Publishing Group – Spiegel & Grau);  Last to Fold by David Duffy (Thomas Dunne Books);  All Cry Chaos by Leonard Rosen (The Permanent Press);  Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfelder (Minotaur Books – Thomas Dunne Books)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL:  The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennett (Hachette Book Group – Orbit Books)

Nominees:  The Faces of Angels by Lucretia Grindle (Felony & Mayhem Press);  The Dog Sox by Russell Hill (Pleasure Boat Studio – Caravel Mystery Books);  Death of the Mantis by Michael Stanley (HarperCollins Publishers – Harper Paperbacks);  Vienna Twilight by Frank Tallis (Random House Trade Paperbacks)


Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard (Random House – Doubleday)

Nominees:  The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins (Crown Publishing); The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge by T.J. English (HarperCollins – William Morrow);  Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender by Steve Miller (Penguin Group USA – Berkley);  The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Imposter by Mark Seal (Penguin Group USA – Viking)

BEST JUVENILE:  Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby (Scholastic Press)

Booklist’s own Bill Ott attended the Edgars, and blogged about it for Likely Stories.…More at Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allan Poe Awards


Posted by: Gary Niebuhr


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