The Edgar® Awards – 2017 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of June 21, 2016Appearance of your work on this list does not mean you have been nominated for an Edgar® Award. It only means your work has been submitted for consideration. Only the judges on each Edgar® committee determine who is nominated and who wins. Nominations will be announced on or around Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday (January 19th) in 2017.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Best Novel

Abbott, Jeff, THE FIRST ORDER
Albert, Susan Wittig, BLOOD ORANGE
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES FATE
Arlen, Tessa, DEATH SITS DOWN TO DINNER
Atkins, Ace, ROBERT B. PARKER’S SLOW BURN
Axelrod, Steven, NANTUCKET GRAND
Baldacci, DAvid, THE LAST MILE
Barbieri, Maggie, LIE IN PLAIN SIGHT
Barclay, Linwood , FAR FROM TRUE
Barron, Stephanie, JANE AND THE WATERLOO MAP
Barton, Fiona, THE WIDOW
Berenson, Alex, THE WOLVES
Berry, Steve, THE 14TH COLONY
Billingham, Mark, DIE OF SHAME
Bjork, Samuel, I’M TRAVELING ALONE
Black, Benjamin, EVEN THE DEAD
Black, Cara, MURDER ON THE QUAI
Black, Lisa, THAT DARKNESS
Blaedel, Sara, THE KILLING FOREST
Bommersback, Jana, FUNERAL HOTDISH
Bowen, Rhys, TIME OF FOG AND FIRE
Box, C.J., OFF THE GRID
Boyle, Gerry, STRAW MAN
Brackmann, Lisa, GO-BETWEEN
Brackston, P.J., THE CASE OF THE FICKLE MERMAID
Brady, Conor, THE ELOQUENCE OF THE DEAD
Brennan, Allison, POISONOUS
Brody, Frances, MURDER ON A SUMMER’S DAY
Brown, Rita Mae, TALL TAIL
Buckley, Carla, THE GOOD GOODBYE
Burke, Alafair, THE EX
Burnsworth, David, BURNING HEAT
Calkins, Susanna, A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET
Carter, M.J., THE INFIDEL STAIN
Childs, Laura, DEVONSHIRE SCREAM
Cleverly, Barbara, DIANA’S ALTAR
Clifton, Lu, SCALP DANCE
Coben, Harlan, FOOL ME ONCE
Coleman, Reed Farrel, WHERE IT HURTS
Coonts, Stephen, THE ART OF WAR
Corby, Gary, THE SINGER FROM MEMPHIS
Crawford, Susan, THE OTHER WIDOW
Cronin, Justin, CITY OF MIRRORS
Crook, Jeff, THE COVENANT
Cross, Mason, THE SAMARITAN
Cussler, Clive &, Scott, Justin, THE GANGSTER
de Beauvoir, Jeannette, DEADLY JEWELS
de Muriel, Oscar, THE STRINGS OF MURDER
Deaver, Jeffery, THE STEEL KISS
DeBoard, Paula Treick, THE DROWNING GIRLS
Delany, Vicki, UNREASONABLE DOUBT
DePoy, Phillip, A PRISONER IN MALTA
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MURDER ON THE HOUR
Dunmore, Helen, EXPOSURE
Easley, Warren, NOT DEAD ENOUGH
Eisler, Barry, THE GOD’S EYE VIEW
Estleman, Loren D., SHOOT
Faye, Lyndsay, JANE STEELE
Fielding, Joy, SHE’S NOT THERE
Flanders, Judith, A BED OF SCORPIONS
Flannery, Tim, THE MYSTERY OF THE VENUS ISLAND FETISH
Flynn, Rory, DARK HORSE
Fox, Tom, DOMINUS
Franze, Anthony, THE ADVOCATE’S DAUGHTER
Gannon, Joe, THE LAST DAWN
Gardner, Lisa, FIND HER
Gaylin, Alison, WHAT REMAINS OF ME
Gentill, Sulari, A FEW RIGHT THINKING MEN
Gittlin, Adam, DEAL MASTER
Goddard, Robert, CORNERS OF THE GLOBE
Goodman, Carol, RIVER ROAD
Graham, Barbara, MURDER BY KINDNESS: THE GIFT QUILT
Graves, Sarah, THE GIRL SHE LEFT BEHIND
Grecian, Alex, LOST AND GONE FOREVER
Griffin, Neal, A VOICE FROM THE FIELD
Griffiths, Elly, THE WOMAN IN BLUE
Hagberg, David, THE FOURTH HORSEMAN
Hall, Parnell, PRESUMED PUZZLED
Hallinan, Timothy, KING MAYBE
Hamilton, Glen Erik, HARD COLD WINTER
Hamilton, Steve, THE SECOND LIFE OF NICK MASON
Hand, Elizabeth, HARD LIGHT
Handler, David, THE LAVENDER LANE LOTHARIO
Hardacker, Vaughn, BLACK ORCHID
Harris, C.S., WHEN FALCONS FALLS
Havill, Steven, COME DARK
Hawley, Noah, BEFORE THE FALL
Henshaw, Mark, THE FALLOF MOSCOW STATION
Herron, Mick, REAL TIGERS
Higashino, Keigo, A MIDSUMMER’S EQUATION
Hodgson, Antonia , THE LAST CONFESSION OF THOMAS HAWKINS
Holt, Anne, THE LION’S MOUTH
Hood, Joshua, WARNING ORDER
Hurley, Andrew M., THE LONEY
Hurwitz, Gregg, ORPHAN X
Ifkovic, Ed , COLD MORNING
Indridason, Arnaldur, INTO OBLIVION
Jance, J.A., CLAWBACK
Johansen, Iris, HIDE AWAY
Kaaberbøl, Lene &, Friis, Agnete, THE CONSIDERATE KILLER
Kaehler, Tammy, RED FLAGS
Kalla, Daniel, NIGHTFALL OVER SHANGHAI
Kasasian, M.R.C., DEATH DESCENDS ON SATURN VILLA
Kellerman, Jonathan, BREAKDOWN
Kelly, Michelle, DOWNWARD FACING DEATH
Kent, Christobel, THE CROOKED HOUSE
Kerr, Philip, THE OTHER SIDE OF SILENCE
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, THE LANGUAGE OF SECRETS
King, Laurie R., THE MURDER OF MARY RUSSELL
Kisor, Henry, TRACKING THE BEAST
Lambert, Charles, THE CHILDREN’S HOME
Laukkanen, Owen, THE WATCHER IN THE WALL
Lawton, John, THE UNFORTUNATE ENGLISHMAN
Lebow, Laura, SENT TO THE DEVIL
Lehane, Con, MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY
Leon, Donna, THE WATERS OF ETERNAL YOUTH
Leotta, Allison, THE LAST GOOD GIRL
Levinson, Robert S., THE STARDOM AFFAIR
Limon, Martin, PING-PONG HEART
Loehfelm, Bill, LET THE DEVIL OUT
Longo, Davide, BRAMARD’S CASE
Lovesey, Peter, ANOTHER GOES TONIGHT
Lupton, Rosamund, THE QUALITY OF SILENCE
Lutz, Lisa, THE PASSENGER
Mahon, Annette, SLAY BELLS
Marinovich, Matt, THE WINTER GIRL
McCallum, DAvid, ONCE A CROOKED MAN
McDonald, Ann A., THE OXFORD INHERITANCE
McPherson, Catriona, QUIET NEIGHBORS
Meltzer, Brad &, Goldberg, Tod, THE HOUSE OF SECRETS
Monday, T.T., DOUBLE SWITCH
Moore, Jonathan, THE POISON ARTIST
Mulford, Carolyn, SHOW ME THE ASHES
Muller, Marcia &, Pronzini, Bill, THE PLAGUE OF THIEVES AFFAIR
Nakamura, Fuminori, THE GUN
Nakamura, Fuminori, THE KINGDOM
Nappi, Frank, WELCOME TO THE SHOW
Neuhaus, Nele, I AM YOUR JUDGE
Neuvel, Sylvain, SLEEPING GIANTS
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WARDROBE
Palmer, Matthew, THE WOLF OF SARAJEVO
Paul, Bart, CHEATGRASS
Pavone, Chris, THE TRAVELERS
Perry, Anne, TREACHERY AT LANCASTER GATE
Perry, Thomas, FORTY THIEVES
Powell, Jessie Bishop, THE CASE OF THE RED-HANDED RHESUS
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, BEYOND THE ICE LIMIT
Quartey, Kwei, GOLD OF OUR FATHERS
Quird, Matthew, COLD BARREL ZERO
Ream, Ashley, THE ONE HUNDRED YEAR MIRACLE
Rhoades, J.D., ICE CHEST
Ribchester, Lucy, THE HOURGLASS FACTORY
Richmond, T.R., WHAT SHE LEFT
Rizzolo, S.K., ON A DESERT SHORE
Robb, Candace, THE SERVICE OF THE DEAD
Robotham, Michael, CLOSE YOUR EYES
Rosett, Sara, MARRIAGE, MONSTERS-IN-LAW, AND MURDER
Royal, Priscilla, LAND OF SHADOWS
Sallis, James, WILLNOT
Sandford, John, EXTREME PREY
Scottoline, Lisa, MOST WANTED
Searle, Nicholas, THE GOOD LIAR
Sears, Michael, SAVING JASON
Seddon, Holly, TRY NOT TO BREATHE
Segura, Alex, DOWN THE DARKEST STREET
Shaw, Johnny, FLOODGATE
Shelton, Paige , THE CRACKED SPINE
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa, THE SILENCE OF THE SEA
Simon, Clea, THE NINTH LIFE
Simon, Clea, WHEN BUNNIES GO BAD
Smith, Dominic, THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS
Smith, Lachlan, PANTHER’S PREY
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, MIKE HAMMER: MURDER NEVER KNOCKS
Stuyck, Karen Hanson, DEATH BY DUMPSTER
Sykes, S.D., THE BUTCHER BIRD
Tallis, F.R., THE PASSENGER
Tesh, Jane, EVIL TURNS
Thomas, Sam, THE MIDWIFE AND THE ASSASSIN
Thurm, Marian, THE GOOD LIFE
Under, Lisa, INK AND BONE
Vallgren, Carl-Johan, THE BOY IN THE SHADOWS
Verdon, John, WOLF LAKE
Walters, Minette, THE CELLAR
Wellington, David, THE CYCLOPS INITIATIVE
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, CAPITOL PUNISHMENT
White, Randy Wayne, DEEP BLUE
Whitehouse, Lucie, KEEP YOU CLOSE
Whittle, Tina, RECKONING AND RUIN
Woods, Stuart, SCANDALOUS BEHAVIOR
Ying, Song, APRICOT’S REVENGE
Yu, Jessica, END OF WATCH
Zandri, Vincent, ORCHARD GROVE

Best First Novel

Austin, Alex, NAKAMURA REALITY
Beverly, Bill, DODGERS
Binder, Mike, KEEP CALM
Boyce, Trudy Nan, OUT OF THE BLUES
Brodsky, Jordanna Max, THE IMMORTALS
Case, Andrew, THE BIG FEAR
Cass, Richard, SOLO ACT
Cooper, Marla, TERROR IN TAFFETA
Donlea, Charlie, SUMMIT LAKE
Goldberg, Paul, THE YID
Hartwell, Elena, ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO
Krugler, David, THE DEAD DON’T BLEED
Lane, Kelly, ONE FOOT IN THE GROVE
LaRue, Teresa A., A TALENT FOR MURDER
Lowell, Catherine, THE MADWOMAN UPSTAIRS
McElwain, Julie, A MURDER IN TIME
Nettmann, Nadine, DECANTING A MURDER
Petrie, Nicholas, THE DRIFTER
Preston, Lisa, ORCHIDS AND STONE
Quinn, Kennedy, THE LAST BEST LIE
Rudolph, Michael, NOBLE CHASE
Sadowsky, Nina, JUST FALL
Sanders, J. Aaron, SPEAKERS OF THE DEAD
Scarantino, James R., THE DRUM WITHIN
Seely, Nick, CAMBODIA NOIR
Vatsal, Radha, A FRONT PAGE AFFAIR
Wohlsdorf, Gina, SECURITY

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Aames, Avery, FOR CHEDDAR OR WORSE
Abbott, Kristi, KERNEL OF TRUTH
Abbott, Patricia, SHOT IN DETROIT
Adams, Ellery, BREACH OF CRUST
Alexander, Ellie, ON THIN ICING
Archer, Connie, A CLUE IN THE STEW
Arlidge, M.J., THE DOLL’S HOUSE
Arlington, Lucy, OFF THE BOOKS
Arsenault, Emily, THE EVENING SPIDER
Bailey, Robert, BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE
Baker, Tim, FEVER CITY
Batten, Jack, KEEPER OF THE FLAME
Blake, Heather, GONE WITH THE WITCH
Bradford, Laura, A CHURN FOR THE WORSE
Brightwell, Emily, MRS. JEFFRIES WINS THE PRIZE
Brown, Duffy, BRAKING FOR BODIES
Bruen, Ken &, Starr, Jason, PIMP
Burdette, Lucy, KILLER TAKEOUT
Burrows, Steve, A CAST OF FALCONS
Burton, Mary, THE SHARK
Cahoon, Lynn, MURDER ON WHEELS
Caleonego, Bernadette , STORMY COVE
Camilleri, Andrea, MONTALBANO’S FIRST CASE
Cantrell, Janet, FAT CAT TAKES THE CAKE
Casey, Elizabeth Lynn, NEEDLE AND DREAD
Cattrell, Bailey, DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE
Chapman, Brenda, TUMBLED GRAVES
Cochran, Peg, BERRY THE HATCHET
Colcroft, Karenna, DAWN OVER DAYFIELD
Cole, Bobby, OLD  MONEY
Connolly, Sheila, A TURN FOR THE BAD
Cooper, Amanda, THE GRIM STEEPER
Costa, Shelley, PRACTICAL SINS FOR COLD CLIMATES
Culbertson, Judi, EXIT ROW
Dahlbeck, Benjamin, MOUNTAIN MURDER MYSTERY
Daniel, Ray, CHILD NOT FOUND
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA SERVES HIGH TEA
Dawson, Janet, DEATH DEALS A HAND
di Marco, Connie, THE MADNESS OF MERCURY
DuBois, Brendan, NIGHT ROAD
Eastman, Dawn, AN UNHAPPY MEDIUM
Elkins, Aaron, SWITCHEROO
Elliott, Kendra, TARGETED
Fardig, Caroline, MUG SHOT
Flanagan, Joe, LESSER EVILS
Florio, Gwen, DISGRACED
Flower, Amanda, CRIME AND POETRY
Flower, Amanda, THE FINAL TAP
Fowler, Christopher, LONDON’S GLORY
Fuller, Bill, A GIRL’S GUIDE TO LANDING A GREEK GOD
Furlong, Susan, REST IN PEACH
Gates, Eva, READING UP A STORM
Goldsborough, Robert, STOP THE PRESSES!
Greenaway, R.M., COLD GIRL
Hardacker, Vaughn, BLACK ORCHID
Hart, Joe, THE LAST GIRL
Hart, Rob, CITY OF ROSE
Harwood, Seth, EVERYONE PAYS
Hechtman, Betty, SEAMS LIKE MURDER
Hegenberger, John, STARFALL
Hellmann, Libby Fischer, JUMP CUT
Helms, E. Michael, DEADLY DUNES
Hirahara, Naomi, SAYONARA SLAM
Hobart, Sarah, DEATH AT A FIXER-UPPER
Hornsby, Wendy, DISTURBING THE DARK
Hughes, Mary Ellen, SCENE OF THE BRINE
Hutchinson, Dot, TH BUTTERFLY GARDEN
Hyzy, Julie, FOREIGN ECLAIRS
James, Delia, A FAMILIAR TAIL
Jarveka, Jari, THE GIRL AND THE RAT
Johnston, Linda O., TO CATCH A TREAT
Keeley, D.A., DESTINY’S PAWN
Kessler, Kate, IT TAKES ONE
Kold, Jesper Bugge, WINTER MEN
Kreslehner, Gabi, RAVEN SISTERS
Lansing, John, DEAD IS DEAD
Lashner, William, THE FOUR NIGHT RUN
Laurie, Victoria, A GHOUL’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Law, Janice, NIGHTS IN BERLIN
Lawrence, Mary, DEATH OF AN ALCHEMIST
Lawrenson, Deborah, 300 DAYS OF SUN
Layton, Jeffrey, THE GOOD SPY
Leeson, Gayle, THE CALAMITY CAFÉ
Leigh, Melinda, SECONDS TO LIVE
Linzee, David, SPUR OF THE MOMENT
Logan, Kylie, AND THEN THERE WERE NUNS
MacDonald, Siobhan, TWISTED RIVER
Magson, Adrian, THE LOCKER
Maloney, Leo J., ARCH ENEMY
Mattich, Alen, HEART OF HELL
Maxwell, Edith, DELIVERING THE TRUTH
McAndrews, Jennifer, A SHATTERING CRIME
McDermott, Andy, THE REVELATION CODE
McHugh, Mary, BOSSA NOVAS, BIKINIS, AND BAD ENDS
McIsaac, Joci, A CURE FOR MADNESS
McKinlay, Jenn, COPY CAP MURDER
McKinlay, Jenn, VANILLA BEANED
McKinty, Adrian, RAIN DOGS
Murphy, Michael, THE BIG BRUSH OFF
Myerson, Julie, THE STOPPED HEART
O’Connor, T.J., DYING TO TELL
Odden, Karen, LADY IN THE SMOKE
Orchard, Sandra, A FOOL AND HIS MONET
Orgain, Diana, A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER
Osborne, Cary G., OKLAHOMA WINDS
Paul, Paula, FOR DEAD MEN ONLY
Pen, Paul , THE LIGHT OF THE FIREFLIES
Quertermous, Bryon, RIOT LOAD
Ragan, T.R., FURIOUS
Reavil, Gil, 13 UNDER THE WIRE
Reed, Rick, THE DEEPEST WOUND
Reed, Rick R., MUTE WITNESS
Reilly, Linda, OUT OF THE DYING PAN
Ross, Loretta, DEATH AND THE BREWMAKER’S WIDOW
Russell, Alan, LOST DOG
Ryan, Sofie, A WHISKER OF TROUBLE
Sakey, Marcus, WRITTEN IN FIRE
Schaill, William, DEATH OF A SIREN
Seymour, Eve, BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
Shames, Terry, THE NECESSARY MURDER OF NONIE BLAKE
Shelton, Paige , TO HELVETICA AND BACK
Simmons, Kelly, ONE MORE DAY
Singh, Avtar, NECROPOLIS
St. James, Simone, LOST AMONG THE LIVING
Stewart, Fran, A WEE DOSE OF DEATH
Stone, Jonathan, TWO FOR THE SHOW
Swain, James, BAD ACTION
Sweazy, Larry D., A THOUSAND FALLING CROWS
Sweazy, Larry D., SEE ALSO DECEPTION
Thayer, James, HOUSE OF EIGHT ORCHIDS
Thomas, Richard, BREAKER
Thynne, Janet, THE PURSUIT OF PEARLS
Tyson, Wendy, A MUDDIED MURDER
Unger, David, THE MASTERMIND
Upson, Nicola, LONDON RAIN
Vachss, Andrew, DRAWING DEAD
Vallere, Diane, A DISGUISE TO DIE FOR
Verne, Deirdre, DRAWING BLOOD
Wangersky, Russell, WALT
Wheaton, Mark, FIELDS OF WRATH
White, Dave, AN EMPTY HELL
White, Loreth Anne, IN THE BARREN GROUND
Wingate, Marty, THE SKELETON GARDEN
Yocum, Robin, A BRILLIANT DEATH
Ziskin, James W., HEART OF STONE

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Best Fact Crime

Buck, Jeff with, Land, Jon & Preston, Lindsay, TAKEDOWN: A SMALL-TOWN COP’S BATTLE AGAINST THE HELLS ANGELS AND THE NATION’S BIGGEST DRUG GANG
Corbett, Ken, A MURDER OVER A GIRL: JUSTICE, GENDER, JUNIOR HIGH
Fanning, Diane, BITTER REMAINS: A CUSTODY BATTLE, A GRUESOME CRIME, AND THE MOTHER WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE
Foster, Nick, THE JOLLY ROGER SOCIAL CLUB: A TRUE STORY OF A KILLER IN PARADISE
Hollandsworth, Skip, MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN: PANIC, SCANDAL, AND THE HUNT FOR AMERICA’S FIRST SERIAL KILLER
Hutchinson, Robert, THE AUDACIOUS CRIMES OF COLONEL BLOOD: THE SPY WHO STOLE THE CROWN JEWELS AND BECAME THE KING’S SECRET AGENT
Johnson, Mark, APPREHENSIONS & CONVICTIONS: ADVENTURES OF A 50-YEAR-OLD ROOKIE COP
Konnikova, Maria, THE CONFIDENCE GAME: WHY WE FALL FOR IT…EVERY TIME
Murphy, Paul Thomas, PRETTY JANE AND THE VIPER OF KIDBROOKE LANE: A TRUE STORY OF VICTORIAN LAW AND DISORDER: THE FIRST UNSOLVED MURDER OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
Phelps, M. William, ONE BREATH AWAY: THE HICCUP GIRL – FROM MEDIA DARLING TO CONVICTED KILLER
Range, Peter Ross, 1924: THE YEAR THAT MDE HITLER
Sanders, Eli, WHILE THE CITY SLEPT: A LOVE LOST TO VIOLENCE AND A YOUNG MAN’S DESCENT INTO MADNESS
Scarpa, Linda with, Rosencrance, Linda, THE MAFIA HIT MAN’S DAUGHTER
Singular, Stephen &, Singular, Joyce, SHADOW ON THE MOUNTAIN: NANCY PFISTER, DR. WILLIAM STYLER, AND THE MURDER OF ASPEN’S GOLDEN GIRL
Tigay, Chanan, THE LOST BOOK OF MOSES: THE HUNT FOR THE WORLD’S OLDEST BIBLE
Wilber, Del Quentin, A GOOD MONTH FOR MURDER: THE INSIDE STORY OF A HOMICIDE SQUAD

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Best Critical-Biographical

Bernthal, J.C., THE AGELESS AGATHA CHRISTIE: ESSAYS ON THE MYSTERIES AND THE LEGACY

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Best Short Story

Allyn, Doug, THE DROPOUT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Bellotto, Tony, “TONED COUGARS” – RIO NOIR
Bill, M.V., “THE RETURN” – RIO NOIR
Blain, W. Edward, “THE ALL-NIGHTER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Bloch, Arnaldo, “THE ENIGMA OF THE VICTROLA” – RIO NOIR
Bowen, Rhys, “TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Brewka-Clark, Nancy, “BOSTON BOUILLABAISSE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Brunet, Rob, “SKINNY’S BEACH” – EQMM FEB 2016
Carey, Jay, “WE ARE CAUGHT IN A NET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Carey, Jay, “WE WALK ON TOP OF GUNS” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Carneiro, Flávio, “THE WAIT” – RIO NOIR
Cutler, Judith , “THE PARSON AND THE WITCH” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
D’Agnese, Joseph, “THE WOMAN IN THE BRIEFCASE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Dapieve, Arthur, “ARGENTINE TAXI” – RIO NOIR
de Geer, Carl Johan, “THE WAHLBERG DISEASE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Dean, David, “THE SALVATION OF SEAMUS TYRRELL” – EQMM JAN 2016
Deverell, Diana, “SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Dircks, John H., “TRAP AND RELEASE” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Dobson, M. Evonne, “ELEMENTAL CHAOS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Drougge, Unni, “DEATH STAR” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Edelfeldt, Inger, “FROM THE REMAINS” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Edenborg, Carl-Michael, “NINETEEN PIECES” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Edwardson, Åke, “STAIRWAY FROM HEAVEN” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Egan, Kevin, “THE WIZARD OF 60 CENTRE STREET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Elensky, Torbjörn, “KIM” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Estleman, Loren D., “WOLFE AND WARP” – EQMM JAN 2016
Faherty, Terence, “THE BLUE CARBUNCLE” – EQMM FEB 2016
Ferroni, Marcelo, “TANGERINE TANGO” – RIO NOIR
Fisher, Eve, “THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Fiuza, Guilherme, “RJ-171” – RIO NOIR
Flora, Kate, “ANONYMOUS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Fraga dos Santos, Alexandre , “THE CANNIBAL OF IPANEMA” – RIO NOIR
Franklin, S.L., “THE FINLAY MILLIONS” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Frimansson, Inger, “BLACK ICE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Fusilli, Jim , “PLAY BALL” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Garcia-Roza, Luiz Alfredo, “THE BOOTY” – RIO NOIR
Gates, David Edgerley, “CROW MOON” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Gates, David Edgerley, “THE KNEELING NUN” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Goffman, Barb, “THE BEST-LAID PLANS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Goodrich, Joseph, “INCIDENT ON CLINTON STREET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Gray, Lucas, “ETERNITY MET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Hall, James W., “THE HAZE” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Hann, Keith, “THE LAST MAN” – EQMM FEB 2016
Hannan-Mandel, Marie, “THE PERFECT PITCH” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Harper, Charles John, “LOVERS AND THIEVES” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Holmén, Martin, “THE SMUGGLERS” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Hughes, Declan, “UPON THE STAIR” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Inglee, K.B., “COVERTURE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Jones, Eleanor Cawood, “KILLING KIPPERS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Kohler, Sheila, “EQUALITY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Kopil, Su, “MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Lantigua, John, “THE JAGUAR AT SUNSET” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Larson, Nathan, “10/09/03” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Law, Janice, “THE SPIRTUALIST” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Lees-Haley, Paul , “THE THERAPIST” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Lisboa, Adriana, “THE HANGED MAN” – RIO NOIR
Liskow, Steve, “SMOTHERED MATE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Macker, Richard, “A PARTICULARLY UNPLEASANT INCIDENT” – EQMM FEB 2016
McFadden, Dennis, “TILLIE DINGER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
McNamara, Frances, “WICKED WRITERS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Montes, Raphael, “THE STORY OF GEORGES FULLAR” – RIO NOIR
Moose, Ruth, “OUTSIDE THE BOX” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Moran, Terrie Farley, “INQUIRY AND ASSISTANCE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Mussa, Alberto , “GAME OF ERRORS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Myers, Amy, “MURDER ON THE BRIGHTON RUN” – EQMM FEB 2016
Nadel, Barbara, “FRENCH MODEL UPSTAIRS” – EQMM FEB 2016
Oates, Joyce Carol, “BIG MOMMA” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Pachter, Josh, “SELFIE” – EQMM FEB 2016
Pandian, Gigi, “A DARK AND STORMY LIGHT” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Persson, Malte, “THE SPLENDORS AND MISERIES OF A SWEDISH CRIME WRITER” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Petrin, Jas. R. , “THE DEVIL YOU KNOW” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Plakcy, Neil, “DJINN AND TONIC” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Poulson, Christine, “SECONDHAND HEART” – EQMM JAN 2016
Powell, James, “TO KILL A ROCKING HORSE” – EQMM JAN 2016
Pronzini, Bill, “OLD SINS” – EQMM FEB 2016
Raichev, R.T., “MONSTERS ARE AMONG US” – EQMM FEB 2016
Robson, Catherine, “JUST DESSERTS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Rockwood, K.M., “TARNISHED HOPE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Rorhus, Suzanne Berube, “CLETUS VANDERBILT AND THE THEFT OF LORD ASHBURY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Ross, James L., “SUPPOSE THERE IS NOTHING” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Ross, James L., “HEATHEN SPRINGS – AHMM APRIL 2016
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, “THE CLUE IN THE BLUE BOOTH” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Sallis, James, “DISPOSITIONS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Saramago, Victoria, “BLIND SPOT” – RIO NOIR
Scott, Kathryn Leigh, “DARK SECRETS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Selberg, Anna-Karin, “HORSE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Simmons, Shawn Reilly, “A GATHERING OF GREAT DETECTIVES” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Soares, Luiz Eduardo, “WEEKEND IN SÃO CONRADO” – RIO NOIR
Staincliffe, Cath, “TWO BIRDS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Stevens, B.K., “THE LAST BLUE GLASS” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Stevens, B.K. , “WHAT GOES AROUND” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Tallerman, David, “STEP LIGHT” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Theorin, Johan, “STILL IN HALLHÄLL” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Todd, Charles, “THE HAIR OF THE DOG” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Todd, Marilyn, “THE OLD MAN AND THE SEASHORE” – EQMM JAN 2016
Todd, Marilyn, “SAW POINT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Todd, Marilyn , “BEACH MEN” – EQMM FEB 2016
Tollefson, Julie, “ABUNDANCE OF PATIENCE” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Tyler, L.C., “NOT FORGOTTEN” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Utley, Steven &, Renwick, Alex C., “GIRLIE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Vandermeeren, Hilde, “THE LIGHTHOUSE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Verissimo, Luis Fernando, “THE WOODSMAN” – RIO NOIR
Wheet, Mike, “THE CON” EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wiley, Michael, “THE HEARSE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Williams, Tim L., “WHAT WE BARTER, THE THINGS WE’LL TRADE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wilson, Robert, “STARING INTO THE DARK” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wolff, Lina, “NORTHBOUND” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Wyrick, Ed , “CRUEL MEMORY” – EQMM JAN 2016

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Best Juvenile

Berne, Emma Carlson, THE GHOST WIND STALLION
Blakemore, Megan Frazer, THE FIREFLY CODE
Bosch, Pseudonymous, BAD LUCK
Brumbach, Andrew, THE EYE OF MIDNIGHT
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE GHOST IN THE TREEHOUSE #7
Cherry, Alison, CLASSY CROOKS CLUB
Cleverly, Sophie, THE LOST TWIN
Dowell, Frances O’Roark, TROUBLE THE WATER
Fan, Terry & Eric, THE NIGHT GARDENER
Fantaskey, Beth, ISABEL FEENEY, STAR REPORTER
Fox, Janet, THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE
Grabenstein, Chris, MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY OLYMPICS
Grant, Holly, THE LEAGUE OF BEASTLY DREADFULS – THE DASTARDLY DEED
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, THE FINDERS-KEEPERS RULE
Haddix, Margaret Peterson, UNDER THEIR SKIN
Joyce, William, OLLIE’S ODYSSEY
Judge, Malcolm, JONNY JAKES INVESTIGATES THE HAMBURGERS OF DOOM
Kittscher, Kristen, THE TIARA ON THE TERRACE
Legrand, Claire, SOME KIND OF HAPPINESS
Marsh, Katherine, THE DOOR BY THE STAIRCASE
Mulligan, Andy, RETURN TO RIBBLESTROP
Oliver, Lauren &, Chester, H.C., CURIOSITY HOUSE: THE SCREAMING STATUE
Rossell, Judith , WITHERING BY SEA
Singleton, Linda Joy, THE CURIOUS CAT CLUB: KELSEY THE SPY
Stevens, Robin, POISON IS NOT POLITE
Stout, Shawn K., A TINY PIECE OF SKY
Stratford, Jordan, THE CASE OF THE GIRL IN GREY
Surrisi, C.M., THE MAYPOP KIDNAPPING
Thomson, Sarah L., SECRETS OF THE SEVEN: THE EUREKA KEY
Tripp, Valerie, THE GLOWING HEART
Warner, Penny, THE HUNT FOR THE MISSING SPY
Wells, Marcia, EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER: DOOM AT GRANT’S TOMB

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Best Young Adult

Altebrando, Tara, THE LEAVING
Anastasiu, Heather &, Brown, Anne Greenwood, GIRL LAST SEEN
Baker, Brianna &, Hastie, F. Bowman, LITTLE WHITE LIES
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, THE LONG GAME
Bedford, Martyn, TWENTY QUESTIONS FOR GLORIA
Bisognin, Marzia, DREAM HOUSE
Blankman, Anne, TRAITOR ANGELS
Briggs, Elizabeth, FUTURE SHOCK
Brown, Jennifer, SHADE ME
Burns, Laura J. &, Metz, Melinda, SANCTUARY BAY
Buxbaum, Julie, TELL ME THREE THINGS
Cavallaro, Brittany, A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE
Deriso, Christine Hurley, TRAGEDY GIRL
Falksen, G.D., THE TRANSATLANTIC CONSPIRACY
France, Emily, SIGNS OF YOU
Goodman, Alison, THE DARK DAYS CLUB
Hale, Kathleen, NOTHING BAD IS GOING TO HAPPEN
Johnston, Jeffry W., THE TRUTH
Jude, Sarah, THE MAY QUEEN MURDERS
Kahler, A.R., SHADES OF DARKNESS
Lake, Nick, WHISPER TO ME
Lee, MC, LIKE I KNOW JACK
Madonia, Kristen-Paige, INVISIBLE FAULT LINES
Manzer, Jenny, SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN
McCreaight, Kimberly, THE OUTLIERS
McKenzie, Sophie, EVERY SECOND COUNTS
McNamee, Graham, DEFENDER
McNeal, Laura, THE INCIDENT ON THE BRIDGE
Myers, Suzanne, I’M FROM NOWHERE
Olsen, Gregg, THE GIRL ON THE RUN
Peacock, Shane, THE DARK MISSIONS OF EDGAR BRIM
Podos, Rebecca, THE MYSTERY OF HOLLOW PLACES
Preble, Joy, IT WASN’T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
Reeve, Phillip, RAILHEAD
Rollins, Danielle, BURNING
Schmidt, Tiffany, BREAK ME LIKE A PROMISE
Stine, R.L., CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?
Thomas, Kara, THE DARKEST CORNERS
Watson, C.G., ASCENDING THE BONEYARD
Wittlinger, Ellen, LOCAL GIRL SWEPT AWAY

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Best TV Episode

Gatiss, Mark &, Moffat, Steven, “THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE” – SHERLOCK

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Gray, Lucas, “ETERNITY MET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Lees-Haley, Paul , “THE THERAPIST” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Robson, Catherine, “JUST DESSERTS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Wheet, Mike, “THE CON” EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Alexander, Ellie, ON THIN ICING
Blake, Heather, GONE WITH THE WITCH
Brennan, Allison, POISONOUS
Bretting, Sandra, MURDER AT MORNINGSIDE
Brody, Frances, MURDER ON A SUMMER’S DAY
Cahoon, Lynn, MURDER ON WHEELS
Calkins, Susanna, A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET
Cattrell, Bailey, DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE
Cochran, Peg, BERRY THE HATCHET
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA SERVES HIGH TEA
di Marco, Connie, THE MADNESS OF MERCURY
Draine, Betsy &, Hinden, Michael, DEATH ON A STARRY NIGHT
Flower, Amanda, THE FINAL TAP
Hechtman, Betty, SEAMS LIKE MURDER
James, Delia, A FAMILIAR TAIL
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, THE LANGUAGE OF SECRETS
Laurie, Victoria, A GHOUL’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Leeson, Gayle, THE CALAMITY CAFÉ
McAndrews, Jennifer, A SHATTERING CRIME
McPherson, Catriona, QUIET NEIGHBORS
Nettmann, Nadine, DECANTING A MURDER
Orchard, Sandra, A FOOL AND HIS MONET
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WARDROBE
Pandian, Gigi, THE MASQUERADING MAGICIAN
Ross, Loretta, DEATH AND THE BREWMAKER’S WIDOW
Ryan, Sofie, A WHISKER OF TROUBLE
Shelton, Paige , THE CRACKED SPINE
Vatsal, Radha, A FRONT PAGE AFFAIR
Weber, Tracy , KARMA’S A KILLER
Weiss, Kirsten, THE PERFECTLY PROPER PARANORMAL MUSEUM

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