The Edgar® Awards – 2016 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of March 2, 2015Appearance 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 2016.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Best Novel

Bilyeau, Nancy, THE TAPESTRY
Blevins, Win & Meredith, MOONLIGHT WATER
Coben, Harlan, THE STRANGER
de Mariaffi, Elisabeth, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW
Gardner, Lisa, CRASH & BURN
Hagberg, David, RETRIBUTION
Hoag, Tami, COLD COLD HEART
Jance, J.A., COLD BETRAYAL
Lawson, M.A., VIKING BAY
Lehane, Dennis, WORLD GONE BY
Lippman, Laura, HUSH HUSH
Loehfelm, Bill, DOING THE DEVIL’S WORK
Muller, Marcia &, Pronzini, Bill, THE BODY SNATCHERS AFFAIR
Rollins, James &, Cantrell, Rebecca, BLOOD INFERNAL
Swanson, Peter, THE KIND WORTH KILLING
Todd, Charles, A FINE SUMMER’S DAY
Under, Lisa, CRAZY LOVE YOU

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Best First Novel

Anderson, James, THE NEVER-OPEN DESERT DINER
Anekwe, Adolphus A., MARK OF THE BEAST
Crawford, Susan, THE POCKET WIFE
Hamilton, Glen Erik, PAST CRIMES
Reardon, Bryan, FINDING JAKE

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Richtel, Matt, THE DOOMSDAY EQUATION
Staub, Wendy Corsi , THE BLACK WIDOW

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Best Fact Crime

 

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Best Critical-Biographical

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Best Short Story

 

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Best Juvenile

Buckey, Sarah Masters, DANGER IN PARIS: A SAMANTHA MYSTERY
Ernst, Kathleen, THE SMUGGLER’S SECRETS: A CAROLINE MYSTERY
Griffin, N., SMASHIE MCPERTER AND THE MYSTERY OF ROOM 11
Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody, THE JAZZMAN’S TRUMPET: A KIT MYSTERY

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Best Young Adult

 

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Best TV Episode

 

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

 

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Staub, Wendy Corsi , THE BLACK WIDOW

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