The Edgar® Awards – 2017 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of December 5, 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.  NOTE:  THIS IS THE FINAL SUBMISSION LIST – SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE CURRENT JUDGING YEAR.

Best Novel

Abbott, Jeff, THE FIRST ORDER
Abbott, Megan, YOU WILL KNOW ME
Adler, Elizabeth, THE CHARMERS
Agee, Jonis, THE BONES OF PARADISE
Ahnhem, Stefan, VICTIM WITHOUT A FACE
Albert, Susan Wittig, BLOOD ORANGE
Aldred, Ryan, RUM LUCK
Alexander, Tasha, A TERRIBLE BEAUTY
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES FATE
Alten, Steve, MEG: NIGHTSTALKERS
Alzamora, Sebastia, BLOOD CRIME
Ambrose, Marty, COASTAL CORPSE
Andrews, Donna, DIE LIKE AN EAGLE
Arlen, Tessa, DEATH SITS DOWN TO DINNER
Armstrong, Kelley, CITY OF THE LOST
Ashby, Madeline, COMPANY TOWN
Atkins, Ace, ROBERT B. PARKER’S SLOW BURN
Atkins, Ace, THE INNOCENTS
Avram Ludwig, Noble, SHOOTING THE SPHINX
Axelrod, Steven, NANTUCKET GRAND
Bain, Donald & Renee Paley, MURDER, SHE WROTE: HOOK, LINE , AND MURDER
Baker, Shannon, STRIPPED BARE
Baldacci, David, THE LAST MILE
Baldacci, David, NO MAN’S LAND
Ballard, Mignon F., MISS DIMPLE AND THE SLIGHTLY BEWILDERED ANGEL
Bannalex, Jean-Luc, MURDER ON BRITTANY SHORES
Banner, A.J., THE TWILIGHT WIFE
Barbieri, Maggie, LIE IN PLAIN SIGHT
Barclay, Linwood, THE TWENTY-THREE
Barclay, Linwood , FAR FROM TRUE
Barker, Trey R., EAST OF THE SUN
Barr, Nevada, BOAR ISLAND
Barrett, Lorna, TITLE WAVE
Barron, Stephanie, JANE AND THE WATERLOO MAP
Barton, Fiona, THE WIDOW
Beaton, M.C., PUSHING UP DAISIES
Befeler, Mike, COURT TROUBLE
Belle, Kimberly, THE MARRIAGE LIE
Benn, James R., BLUE MADONNA
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
Blake, Robin, SKIN AND BONE
Blevins, Win & Meredith, STEALING FIRE
Bolton, Sharon, DAISY IN CHAINS
Bommersback, Jana, FUNERAL HOTDISH
Bond, Larry, FATAL THUNDER
Bourg, B.J., HOLLOW CRIB
Bowen, Michael, DAMAGE CONTROL
Bowen, Rhys, TIME OF FOG AND FIRE
Bowen, Rhys, CROWNED AND DANGEROUS
Box, C.J., OFF THE GRID
Boyle, Gerry, STRAW MAN
Brackmann, Lisa, GO-BETWEEN
Brackston, P.J., THE CASE OF THE FICKLE MERMAID
Bradley, Alan, THRICE THE BRINDED CAT HATH MEW’D
Brady, Conor, THE ELOQUENCE OF THE DEAD
Brennan, Allison, POISONOUS
Brody, Frances, MURDER ON A SUMMER’S DAY
Brody, Frances, DEATH OF AN AVID READER
Brookmyre, Chris, BLACK WIDOW
Brown, Rita Mae, TALL TAIL
Brown, Rita Mae, CAKEWALK
Brown, Sandra, STING
Bruen, Ken , THE EMERALD LIE
Buckley, Carla, THE GOOD GOODBYE
Burke, Alafair, THE EX
Burke, James Lee, THE JEALOUS KIND
Burnet, Graeme Macrae, HIS BLOODY PROJECT
Burnsworth, David, BURNING HEAT
Byrnes, Michael, BOUNTY
Calkins, Susanna, A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET
Callaghan, Tom, A SPRING BETRAYAL
Cameron, W. Bruce, REPO MADNESS
Campbell, Rick, ICE STATION NAUTILUS
Cannon, Joanna, THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP
Carl, JoAnna, THE CHOCOLATE BUNNY BROUHAHA
Carlisle, Kate, BOOKS OF A FEATHER
Carr, Caleb, SURRENDER, NEW YORK
Carter, M.J., THE INFIDEL STAIN
Casey, Jane, AFTER THE FIRE
Castillo, Linda, AMONG THE WICKED
Chance, Maia, TEETOTALED
Chazin, Suzanne, NO WITNESS BUT THE MOON
Child, Lee, NIGHT SCHOOL
Childs, Laura, DEVONSHIRE SCREAM
Church, James, THE GENTLEMAN FROM JAPAN
Clarkson, John, BRONX REQUIEM
Cleeves, Ann, THE MOTH CATCHER
Cleland, Jane, GLOW OF DEATH
Clement, John & Blaize, THE CAT SITTER AND THE CANARY
Cleverly, Barbara, DIANA’S ALTAR
Clifton, Lu, SCALP DANCE
Coben, Harlan, FOOL ME ONCE
Coben, Harlan, HOME
Coes, Ben, FIRST STRIKE
Cohen, Tammy, DYING FOR CHRISTMAS
Coleman, Reed Farrel, WHERE IT HURTS
Coleman, Reed Farrel, ROBERT P. PARKER’S DEBT TO PAY
Collins, Max Allan, BETTER DEAD
Connolly, John, DOMINION
Connolly, John, A TIME OF TORMENT
Coonts, Stephen, THE ART OF WAR
Corby, Gary, THE SINGER FROM MEMPHIS
Cornwell, Patricia, CHAOS
Cotterill, Colin, I SHOT THE BUDDHA
Coulter, Catherine, INSIDIOUS
Coyle, Matt, DARK FISSURES
Crawford, Susan, THE OTHER WIDOW
Crider, Bill, SURVIVORS WILL BE SHOT AGAIN
Cronin, Justin, CITY OF MIRRORS
Crook, Jeff, THE COVENANT
Crosby, Ellen, THE CHAMPAGNE CONSPIRACY
Cross, Mason, THE SAMARITAN
Crouch, Blake, DARK MATTER
Cussler, Clive &, Scott, Justin, THE GANGSTER
Davis, Lindsey, THE GRAVEYARD OF THE HESPERIDES
de Beauvoir, Jeannette, DEADLY JEWELS
de Castrique, Mark, THE SINGULARITY RACE
de Muriel, Oscar, THE STRINGS OF MURDER
Deaver, Jeffery, THE STEEL KISS
Delany, Vicki, UNREASONABLE DOUBT
Dennison, Hannah, A KILLER BALL AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
DePoy, Phillip, A PRISONER IN MALTA
DeSilva, Bruce, THE DREAD LINE
Dillon, E.R., THREEFOLD DEATH
Dobbyn, John F., FATAL ODDS
Doiron, Paul , WIDOWMAKER
Dolan, Alex, THE EMPRESS OF TEMPERA
Donohue, Keith, THE MOTION OF PUPPETS
Donwood, Stanley, CATACOMBS OF TERROR!
Doughty, Louise, BLACK WATER
Driscoll, Sara, LONE WOLF
DuBois, Brendan, STORM CELL
Dufresne, John, I DON’T LIKE WHERE THIS IS GOING
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MURDER ON THE HOUR
Dunmore, Helen, EXPOSURE
Dunn, Carola, BURIED IN THE COUNTRY
Dunn, Matthew, A SOLDIER’S REVENGE
Dutton, Hugh, BAD BLOOD
Easley, Warren, NOT DEAD ENOUGH
Eckel, Wendy Sand, DEATH AT THE DAY LILY CAFÉ
Eisler, Barry, THE GOD’S EYE VIEW
Eisler, Barry, LIVIA LONE
Ellison, J.T., NO ONE KNOWS
Emery, Anne, LAMENT FOR BONNIE
Ephron, Delia, SIRACUSA
Eriksson, Kjell, STONE COFFIN
Estleman, Loren D., SHOOT
Estleman, Loren D., BRAZEN
Evanovich, Janet, PURSUIT
Evanovich, Janet, TURBO TWENTY-THREE
Evanovich, Janet &, Sutton, Phoef, CURIOUS MINDS
Fairstein, Linda, KILLER LOOK
Farrow, John, SEVEN DAYS DEAD
Faye, Lyndsay, JANE STEELE
Feiffer, Jules, COUSIN JOSEPH: A GRAPHIC NOVEL
Ferris, Monica, KNIT YOUR OWN MURDER
Fielding, Joy, SHE’S NOT THERE
Fields, Tricia, MIDNIGHT CROSSING
Finch, Charles, THE INHERITANCE
Finder, Joseph, GUILTY MINDS
Finger, Gerrie Ferris, AMERICAN NIGHTS
FitzSimmons, Matthew, POISONFEATHER
Flanders, Judith, A BED OF SCORPIONS
Flanery, Patrick, I AM NO ONE
Flannery, Tim, THE MYSTERY OF THE VENUS ISLAND FETISH
Flynn, Rory, DARK HORSE
Flynn, Vince, ORDER TO KILL
Fowler, Christopher, BRYANT & MAY: STRANGE TIDE
Fox, Tom, DOMINUS
Francis, Felix, TRIPLE CROWN
Franze, Anthony, THE ADVOCATE’S DAUGHTER
Freed, David, HOT START
Freeman, Brian, GOODBYE TO THE DEAD
French, Tana, THE TRESPASSER
Freydont, Shelley, A GOLDEN CAGE
Furst, Alan, A HERO OF FRANCE
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
Gobbell, Phyllis, SECRETS AND SHAMROCKS
Goddard, Robert, CORNERS OF THE GLOBE
Goldenbaum, Sally, MURDER AT LAMBSWOOL FARM
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
Gresham, Ross, WHITE SHARK
Griffin, Neal, A VOICE FROM THE FIELD
Griffiths, Elly, THE WOMAN IN BLUE
Griffiths, Elly, SMOKE AND MIRRORS
Grimes, Linda, ALL FIXED UP
Grose, Jessica, SOULMATES
Gross, Andrew, THE ONE MAN
Gudenkauf, Heather, MISSING PIECES
Guillebeau, Michael, PLAY NICE
Gutcheon, Beth, DEATH AT BREAKFAST
Hagberg, David, THE FOURTH HORSEMAN
Hagberg, David, END GAME
Haines, Carolyn, ROCK-A-BYE BONES
Hall, Parnell, PRESUMED PUZZLED
Hall, Rachel Howzell, TRAIL OF ECHOES
Hallinan, Timothy, KING MAYBE
Hallinan, Timothy, FIELDS WHERE THEY LAY
Hamilton, Glen Erik, HARD COLD WINTER
Hamilton, Steve, THE SECOND LIFE OF NICK MASON
Hand, Elizabeth, HARD LIGHT
Handler, David, THE LAVENDER LANE LOTHARIO
Hannah, Sophie, A GAME FOR ALL THE FAMILY
Hardacker, Vaughn, BLACK ORCHID
Harris, C.S., WHEN FALCONS FALLS
Harris, Charlaine, ALL THE LITTLE LIARS
Harrison, Kim, THE OPERATOR
Hart, Carolyn, GHOST TIMES TWO
Hart, Elsa, THE WHITE MIRROR
Hart, John, REDEMPTION ROAD
Harvey, Michael, BRIGHTON
Havill, Steven, COME DARK
Hawley, Noah, BEFORE THE FALL
Hawvermale, Lance, FACE BLIND
Heiter, Elizabeth, STALKED
Henshaw, Mark, THE FALLOF MOSCOW STATION
Herron, Mick, REAL TIGERS
Hieber, Leanna Renee, ETERNA AND OMEGA
Higashino, Keigo, A MIDSUMMER’S EQUATION
Higashino, Keigo, UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN
Higgins, C.A., SUPERNOVA
Higgins, Jack, THE MIDNIGHT BELL
Hoag, Tami, THE BITTER SEASON
Hodgson, Antonia , THE LAST CONFESSION OF THOMAS HAWKINS
Hoffman, Patrick, EVERY MAN A MENACE
Holm, Chris, RED RIGHT HAND
Holt, Anne, THE LION’S MOUTH
Holt, Anne, NO ECHO
Honda, Tetsuya, THE SILENT DEAD
Hood, Joshua, WARNING ORDER
Hope, Anna, THE BALLROOM
Housewright, David, STEALING THE COUNTESS
Housewright, DAvid, STEALING THE COUNTESS
Houston, Victoria, DEAD LOUDMOUTH
Howe, Melodie Johnson, HOLD A SCORPION
Hunt, Andrew, DESOLUTION FLATS
Hunt, James Patrick, ONCE UPON A TIME IN CAMELOT
Hurley, Andrew M., THE LONEY
Hurwitz, Gregg, ORPHAN X
Hyde, Katherine Bolger, ARSENIC WITH AUSTEN
Ifkovic, Ed , COLD MORNING
Inbinder, Gary, THE HANGED MAN
Indridason, Arnaldur, INTO OBLIVION
Jance, J.A., CLAWBACK
Johansen, Iris, HIDE AWAY
Johansen, Iris, NIGHT AND DAY
Johansen, Iris & Roy, NIGHT WATCH
Johnson, Craig, THE HIGHWAY MAN
Johnson, Craig, AN OBVIOUS FACT
Kaaberbøl, Lene &, Friis, Agnete, THE CONSIDERATE KILLER
Kade, Stacey, 738 DAYS
Kaehler, Tammy, RED FLAGS
Kahn, Michael A., THE DEAD HAND
Kalla, Daniel, NIGHTFALL OVER SHANGHAI
Kasasian, M.R.C., DEATH DESCENDS ON SATURN VILLA
Kava, Alex, RECKLESS CREED
Keller, Julia, SORROW ROAD
Kellerman, Jonathan, BREAKDOWN
Kelly, Michelle, DOWNWARD FACING DEATH
Kelly, Stephen, THE WAGES OF DESIRE
Kennedy, Douglas, THE BLUE HOUR
Kent, Christobel, THE CROOKED HOUSE
Kepnes, Caroline, HIDDEN BODIES
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
Koch, Herman, DEAR MR. M
Koryta, Michael, RISE THE DARK
Kubica, Mary, DON’T YOU CRY
Kuhns, Eleanor, THE DEVIL’S COLD DISH
Lackberg, Camilla, THE LOST BOY
Lam, Laura, FALSE HEARTS
Lamanda, Al, WITH SIX YOU GET WALLY
Lambert, Charles, THE CHILDREN’S HOME
Land, Jon, STRONG COLD DEAD
Lapena, Shari, THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR
Larsen, Ward, ASSASSIN’S SILENCE
Lasdun, James, THE FALL GUY
Laukkanen, Owen, THE WATCHER IN THE WALL
Lawhon, Ariel, FLIGHT OF DREAMS
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE REVENGE
Lawton, John, THE UNFORTUNATE ENGLISHMAN
Lebow, Laura, SENT TO THE DEVIL
Lehane, Con, MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY
Lemaitre, Pierre, BLOOD WEDDING
Lenhardt, Melissa, THE FISHER KING
Leon, Donna, THE WATERS OF ETERNAL YOUTH
Leonard, Peter, UNKNOWN REMAINS
Leotta, Allison, THE LAST GOOD GIRL
Lester, Meera, THE MURDER OF A QUEEN BEE
Levinson, Robert S., THE STARDOM AFFAIR
Lewis, Beth, THE WOLF ROAD
Limon, Martin, PING-PONG HEART
Lin, Ed, INCENSED
Lippman, Laura, WILDE LAKE
Littell, Robert, THE MAYAKOVSKY TAPES
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
Lyle, D.P., DEEP SIX
MacRae, Molly, PLAID AND PLAGIARISM
Mahon, Annette, SLAY BELLS
Maitland, Barry, ASH ISLAND
Marinovich, Matt, THE WINTER GIRL
Martini, Steve, BLOOD FLAG
May, Peter, COFFIN ROAD
Mayor, Archer, PRESUMPTION OF GUILT
McCafferty, Keith, BUFFALO JUMP BLUES
McCallum, David, ONCE A CROOKED MAN
McCarthy, Rob, THE HOLLOW MEN
McCrumb, Sharyn, PRAYERS THE DEVIL ANSWERS
McDermid, Val, OUT OF BOUNDS
McDonald, Ann A., THE OXFORD INHERITANCE
McEwan, Scott, GHOST SNIPER
McGoran, Jon, DUST UP
McHugh, Laura, ARROWOOD
McKenzie, C.B., BURN WHAT WILL BURN
McPherson, Catriona, QUIET NEIGHBORS
McPherson, Catriona, THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS
Meltzer, Brad &, Goldberg, Tod, THE HOUSE OF SECRETS
Miller, Carol, AN OLD-FASHIONED MURDER
Millet, Lydia, SWEET LAMB OF HEAVEN
Minier, Bernard, DON’T TURN OUT THE LIGHTS
Miranda, Megan, ALL THE MISSING GIRLS
Mitzner, Adam, THE GIRL FROM HOME
Monday, T.T., DOUBLE SWITCH
Montanari, Richard, SHUTTER MAN
Moore, Graham, THE LAST DAYS OF NIGHT
Moore, Jonathan, THE POISON ARTIST
Moose, Ruth, WEDDING BELL BLUES
Morrell, David, RULER OF THE NIGHT
Mosby, Steve, THE RECKONING ON CANE HILL
Mosley, Walter, CHARCOAL JOE
Moss, Todd, GHOSTS OF HAVANA
Mulford, Carolyn, SHOW ME THE ASHES
Mullen, Thomas, DARKTOWN
Muller, Marcia, SOMEONE ALWAYS KNOWS
Muller, Marcia &, Pronzini, Bill, THE PLAGUE OF THIEVES AFFAIR
Nakamura, Fuminori, THE GUN
Nakamura, Fuminori, THE KINGDOM
Nelson, D-L, MURDER IN SCHWYZ
Neuhaus, Nele, I AM YOUR JUDGE
Neuvel, Sylvain, SLEEPING GIANTS
Neville, Stuart, SO SAY THE FALLEN
Noory, George, NIGHT TALK
O’Connell, Carol , BLIND SIGHT
O’Dell, Tawni, ANGELS BURNING
Oleksiw, Susan, WHEN KRISHNA CALLS
Olson, Karen E., SHADOWED
Orgain, Diana, TRIGGER YAPPY
Oust, Gail, CURRIED AWAY
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WARDROBE
Palmer, Matthew, THE WOLF OF SARAJEVO
Parker, Ann, WHAT GOLD BUYS
Parsons, Tony, THE HANGING CLUB
Paul, Bart, CHEATGRASS
Pavone, Chris, THE TRAVELERS
Pearson, Ridley, WHITE BONE
Penny, Louise, A GREAT RECKONING
Perry, Anne, TREACHERY AT LANCASTER GATE
Perry, Anne, REVENGE IN A COLD RIVER
Perry, Anne, A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE
Perry, Thomas, FORTY THIEVES
Pintoff, Stefanie, CITY ON EDGE
Powell, Jessie Bishop, THE CASE OF THE RED-HANDED RHESUS
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, BEYOND THE ICE LIMIT
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, THE OBSIDIAN CHAMBER
Quartey, Kwei, GOLD OF OUR FATHERS
Quigley, Jeanne, MURDER, BY GEORGE
Quird, Matthew, COLD BARREL ZERO
Raabe, Melanie, THE TRAP
Ream, Ashley, THE ONE HUNDRED YEAR MIRACLE
Reid, Iain, I’M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS
Rhoades, J.D., ICE CHEST
Ribchester, Lucy, THE HOURGLASS FACTORY
Richmond, T.R., WHAT SHE LEFT
Riggs, Cynthia, BLOODROOT
Rizzolo, S.K., ON A DESERT SHORE
Robb, Candace, THE SERVICE OF THE DEAD
Robertson, Michael, THE BAKER STREET JURORS
Robinson, Peter, WHEN THE MUSIC’S OVER
Robinson, Todd, ROUGH TRADE
Robotham, Michael, CLOSE YOUR EYES
Rollins, James &, Blackwood, Grant, WAR HAWK
Rosenfelt, David, OUTFOXED
Rosenfelt, David, THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS
Rosett, Sara, MARRIAGE, MONSTERS-IN-LAW, AND MURDER
Royal, Priscilla, LAND OF SHADOWS
Ruud, Jay, THE KNIGHT’S RIDDLE: WHAT WOMEN WANT MOST
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, SAY NO MORE
Sallis, James, WILLNOT
Salvalaggio, Karin, WALLEYE JUNCTION
Sandford, John, EXTREME PREY
Sandford, John, ESCAPE CLAUSE
Schepp, Emelie, MARKED FOR LIFE
Schofield, Douglas, STORM RISING
Schutt, Bill &, Finch, J.R., HELL’S GATE
Scott, Michael @, Rose, Melanie Ruth, MIRROR IMAGE
Scottoline, Lisa, MOST WANTED
Scottoline, Lisa, DAMAGED
Searle, Nicholas, THE GOOD LIAR
Sears, Michael, SAVING JASON
Seddon, Holly, TRY NOT TO BREATHE
Sefton, Maggie, KNIT TO BE TIED
Segura, Alex, DOWN THE DARKEST STREET
Shaw, Johnny, FLOODGATE
Shelton, Paige , THE CRACKED SPINE
Siger, Jeffrey, SANTORINI CAESARS
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
Smith, Martin Cruz, THE GIRL FROM VENICE
Snow, Katheen, SEARCHING FOR BEAR EYES
South, Sheri Cobb, TOO HOT TO HANDEL
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, MIKE HAMMER: MURDER NEVER KNOCKS
Steiner, Susie, MISSING, PRESUMED
Stuyck, Karen Hanson, DEATH BY DUMPSTER
Sutton, Phoef, HEART ATTACK & VINE
Swierczynski, Duane, REVOLVER
Swinson, David, THE SECOND GIRL
Sykes, S.D., THE BUTCHER BIRD
Tallis, F.R., THE PASSENGER
Tannenbaum, Robert K., INFAMY
Taylor, David C., NIGHT WORK
Tesh, Jane, EVIL TURNS
Thomas, Sam, THE MIDWIFE AND THE ASSASSIN
Thomas, Will, HELL BAY
Thompson, Victoria, MURDER IN MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS
Thomson, E.S., BELOVED POISON
Thor, Brad, FOREIGN AGENT
Thurlo, David, ROB THY NEIGHBOR
Thurm, Marian, THE GOOD LIFE
Todd, Charles, NO SHRED OF EVIDENCE
Toussaint, Maggie, DOGGONE IT
Tracy, P.J. , THE SIXTH IDEA
Treadway, Jessica, HOW WILL I KNOW YOU?
Tremayne, Peter, THE SECOND DEATH
Truman, Margaret, MARGARET TRUMAN’S DEADLY MEDICINE
Truman, Margaret &, Bain, Donald, MARGARET’S TRUMAN DEADLY MEDICINE
Tucker, K.A., HE WILL BE MY RUIN
Tucker, Neely, ONLY THE HUNTED RUN
Tursten, Helene, WHO WATCHETH
Under, Lisa, INK AND BONE
Unsworth, Simon Kurt, THE DEVIL’S EVIDENCE
Vallgren, Carl-Johan, THE BOY IN THE SHADOWS
Van Kirk, Susan , MARRY IN HASTE
Van Lustbader, Eric, ANY MINUTE NOW
Verdon, John, WOLF LAKE
Viets, Elaine, THE ART OF MURDER
Walters, Minette, THE CELLAR
Ward, Sarah, A DEADLY THAW
Ware, Ruth, THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10
Way, Camilla, WATCHING EDIE
Weaver, Ashley, A MOST NOVEL REVENGE
Weaver, Tim, FALL FROM GRACE
Wellington, David, THE CYCLOPS INITIATIVE
Wells, Dan, EXTREME MAKEOVER
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, CAPITOL PUNISHMENT
Wendig, Chuck, INVASIVE
White, Randy Wayne, DEEP BLUE
White, Randy Wayne, SEDUCED
Whitehouse, Lucie, KEEP YOU CLOSE
Whittle, Tina, RECKONING AND RUIN
Wilson, Carter, REVELATION
Wilson, F. Paul, PANACEA
Winter, Ariel S., BARREN COVE
Winters, Ben H., UNDERGROUND AIRLINES
Wolf, Kevin, THE HOMEPLACE
Wolfe, Inger Ash, THE NIGHT BELL
Woods, Stuart, SCANDALOUS BEHAVIOR
Wortham, Reavis Z., UNRAVELED
Wurster, Erich, THE COASTER
Ying, Song, APRICOT’S REVENGE
Yu, Jessica, END OF WATCH
Zandri, Vincent, ORCHARD GROVE
Zane, VENGEANCE

Best First Novel

Angela, Mary, AN ACT OF MURDER
Austin, Alex, NAKAMURA REALITY
Berry, Flynn, UNDER THE HARROW
Betley, Matthew, OVERWATCH
Beverly, Bill, DODGERS
Binder, Mike, KEEP CALM
Boone, Ezekiel, THE HATCHING
Booth, Claire, THE BRANSON BEAUTY
Boyce, Trudy Nan, OUT OF THE BLUES
Brodsky, Jordanna Max, THE IMMORTALS
Carlson, David, ENTER BY THE NARROW GATE
Case, Andrew, THE BIG FEAR
Cass, Richard, SOLO ACT
Cline, Emma, THE GIRLS
Coffin, Bruce Robert, AMONG THE SHADOWS
Cooper, Marla, TERROR IN TAFFETA
Cudmore, Libby, THE BIG REWIND
D’Avanzo, Charlene, COLD BLOOD, HOT SEA
Donaldson, Jesse, THE MORE THEY DISAPPEAR
Donlea, Charlie, SUMMIT LAKE
Gallagher, Matt, YOUNGBLOOD
Gold, Ira, DEBASEMENTS OF BROOKLYN
Goldberg, Paul, THE YID
Gordon, Alexia, MURDER IN G MAJOR
Harris, Shaun, THE HEMINGWAY THIEF
Hartwell, Elena, ONE DEAD, TWO TO GO
Haseldine, Jane, THE LAST TIME SHE SAW HIM
Hobart, Sarah, DEATH AT A FIXER-UPPER
Honigfor, Cheryl, THE DARKNESS KNOWS
Huntley, Swan, WE COULD BE BEAUTIFUL
Ide, Joe, IQ
Johnson, Carrie H., HOT FLASH
Johnson, Jeff, EVERYTHING UNDER THE MOON
Joseph, Nic, BOY, 9, MISSING
Keyse-Walker, John, SUN, SAND, MURDER
Kope, Spencer, COLLECTING THE DEAD
Krugler, David, THE DEAD DON’T BLEED
Kuehn, Steven, SUNKEN DREAMS
Lane, Kelly, ONE FOOT IN THE GROVE
LaRue, Teresa A., A TALENT FOR MURDER
Littlejohn, Emily, INHERIT THE BONES
Lowell, Catherine, THE MADWOMAN UPSTAIRS
Luce, Kelly, PULL ME UNDER
Ludwig, Avram Noble, SHOOTING THE SPHINX
MacLeod, Bracken, STRANDED
McDaniel, Sean, CRIMINAL ZOO
McElwain, Julie, A MURDER IN TIME
McFate, Sean &, Witter, Bret, SHADOW WAR
Merritt, Ray, CLAMOUR OF CROWS
Nagel, Leslie, BOOK CLUB MURDERS
Nettmann, Nadine, DECANTING A MURDER
Nickless, Barbara, BLOOD ON THE TRACKS
Odden, Karen, LADY IN THE SMOKE
Oliva, Alexandra, THE LAST ONE
Olsen, Rena, THE GIRL BEFORE
Overstreet, Jason, STRIVERS’ ROW SPY
Overton, Holly, BABY DOLL
Patrick, Renee, DESIGN FOR DYING
Petrie, Nicholas, THE DRIFTER
Preston, Lisa, ORCHIDS AND STONE
Quinn, Kennedy, THE LAST BEST LIE
Rudolph, Michael, NOBLE CHASE
Russ, Ted, SPIRIT MISSION
Ryan, Michael, GUY NOVEL
Sadowsky, Nina, JUST FALL
Sanders, J. Aaron, SPEAKERS OF THE DEAD
Scarantino, James R., THE DRUM WITHIN
Scott, J. Todd, THE FAR EMPTY
Seely, Nick, CAMBODIA NOIR
Storey, Eric, NOTHING SHORT OF DYING
Street, Karen Lee, EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE LONDON MONSTER
Thomas, Julia, THE ENGLISH BOYS
Tobisman, C.E., DOUBT
Vatsal, Radha, A FRONT PAGE AFFAIR
Vidich, Paul , AN HONORABLE MAN
Vine, Richard, SOHO SINS
Wechsler, Pamela, MISSION HIL
Wilson, Kea, WE EAT OUR OWN
Wohlsdorf, Gina, SECURITY
Wright, Lili, DANCING WITH THE TIGER
Young, Heather, THE LOST GIRLS

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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
Adler, Rebecca, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE GUACAMOLE
Alber, Lisa, WHISPERS IN THE MIST
Alexander, Ellie, ON THIN ICING
Alexander, Ellie, CAUGHT BREAD HANDED
Alfieri, Annamaria, THE IDOL OF MOMBASA
Archer, Connie, A CLUE IN THE STEW
Archer, Gretchen, DOUBLE KNOT
Arlidge, M.J., THE DOLL’S HOUSE
Arlidge, M.J., LIAR LIAR
Arlidge, M.J., LITTLE BOY BLUE
Arlington, Lucy, OFF THE BOOKS
Arsenault, Emily, THE EVENING SPIDER
Atir, Yiftach Reicher, THE ENGLISH TEACHER
Bailey, Robert, BETWEEN BLACK AND WHITE
Baker, Tim, FEVER CITY
Banner, A.J., THE TWILIGHT WIFE
Barron, Laird, SWIFT TO CHASE
Batten, Jack, KEEPER OF THE FLAME
Bauer, Belinda, THE SHUT EYE
Bell, David, SINCE SHE WENT AWAY
Belsky, R.G., BLONDE ICE
Blake, Heather, GONE WITH THE WITCH
Boldoc, Mario, THE KASHMIR TRAP
Bonner, Brynn, DEAD IN A FLASH
Bradford, Laura, A CHURN FOR THE WORSE
Breen, Susan, MAGGIE DOVE’S DETECTIVE AGENCY
Breen, Susanna, MAGGIE DOVE
Brennan, Allison, THE LOST GIRLS
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
Cahoon, Lynn, A STORY TO KILL
Caldwell, C. Hoyt, SAVAGE RECKONING
Caleonego, Bernadette , STORMY COVE
Callaghan, Helen, DEAR AMY
Camilleri, Andrea, MONTALBANO’S FIRST CASE
Camilleri, Andrea, A VOICE IN THE NIGHT
Cantrell, Janet, FAT CAT TAKES THE CAKE
Capri, Diane, BLOOD TRAILS
Carbo, Christine, MORTAL FALL
Carlotto, Massimo, FOR ALL THE GOLD IN THE WORLD
Carpenter, Emily, BURYING THE HONEYSUCKLE GIRLS
Cartmel, Andrew, THE VINYL DETECTIVE – WRITTEN IN DEAD WAX
Casey, Elizabeth Lynn, NEEDLE AND DREAD
Casey, Kathryn, POSSESSED
Cattrell, Bailey, DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE
Challinor, C.S., JUDGMENT OF MURDER
Chapman, Brenda, TUMBLED GRAVES
Christoff, Nichole, THE KILL SIGN
Clifford, Aoife, ALL THESE PERFECT STRANGERS
Cochran, Peg, BERRY THE HATCHET
Coco, Nancy, ALL YOU NEED IS FUDGE
Colcroft, Karenna, DAWN OVER DAYFIELD
Cole, Bobby, OLD  MONEY
Collins, Max Allan, QUARRY IN THE BLACK
Collins, Max Allan, ROAD TO PERDITION: THE NEW, EXPANDED EDITION
Connolly, Sheila, A TURN FOR THE BAD
Cooper, Amanda, THE GRIM STEEPER
Copperman, E.J., THE QUESTION OF THE FELONIOUS FRIEND
Corin, Joshua, FORGIVE ME
Costa, Shelley, PRACTICAL SINS FOR COLD CLIMATES
Costa, Shelley, A KILLER’S GUIDE TO GOOD WORKS
Craven, Michael, THE DETECTIVE & THE CHINESE HIGH-FIN
Crowley, Kieran, SHOOT
Culbertson, Judi, EXIT ROW
Dahlbeck, Benjamin, MOUNTAIN MURDER MYSTERY
Daitch, Susan, WHITE LEAD
Daniel, Ray, CHILD NOT FOUND
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA SERVES HIGH TEA
Dawson, Janet, DEATH DEALS A HAND
de Giovanni, Maurizio , THE BASTARDS OF PIZZOFALCONE
de Giovanni, Maurizio , DARKNESS FOR THE BASTARDS OF PIZZOFALCONE
DeBoard, Paula Treick, THE DROWNING GIRLS
di Marco, Connie, THE MADNESS OF MERCURY
Dilts, Tyler, COME TWILIGHT
DiSilverio, Laura, CLOSE CALL
Dixon, Dianne, THE OTHER SISTER
DuBois, Brendan, NIGHT ROAD
Dugoni, Robert, THE 7TH CANON
Eastman, Dawn, AN UNHAPPY MEDIUM
Easton, Don, A DELICATE MATTER
Elkins, Aaron, SWITCHEROO
Elkins, Aaron & Charlotte, THE TROUBLE WITH MIRRORS
Elliott, Kendra, TARGETED
Ellis, Robert, THE LOVE KILLINGS
Ellis, Warren, NORMAL
Ernst, Kathleen, A MEMORY OF MUSKETS
Eskens, Allen, THE HEAVENS MAY FALL
Esquivel, Laura, PIERCED BY THE SUN
Estevao, Jessica, WHISPERS BEYOND THE VEIL
Falkenberg, Hendrik, TIME HEALS NO WOUNDS
Fardig, Caroline, MUG SHOT
Fardig, Caroline, A WHOLE LATTE MURDER
Fiedler, Chrystie, DANDELION DEAD
Flanagan, Joe, LESSER EVILS
Florio, Gwen, DISGRACED
Flower, Amanda, CRIME AND POETRY
Flower, Amanda, THE FINAL TAP
Ford, G.M., SALVATION LAKE
Fowler, Christopher, LONDON’S GLORY
Fox, Sarah, THE CREPES OF WRATH
Fracassi, Philip, FRAGILE DREAMS
Fradkin, Barbara, FIRE IN THE STARS
Fuller, Bill, A GIRL’S GUIDE TO LANDING A GREEK GOD
Furlong, Susan, REST IN PEACH
Galdorisi, George , TOM CLANCY’S OP-CENTER SCORCHED EARTH
Gardner, Erle Stanley, THE KNIFE SLIPPED
Gates, Eva, READING UP A STORM
Gilstrap, John, FRIENDLY FIRE
Glynn, Alan, PARADIME
Goldsborough, Robert, STOP THE PRESSES!
Grace, Margaret, MATRIMONY IN MINIATURE
Gray, Eleanor, DON’T TELL ANYONE
Greenaway, R.M., COLD GIRL
Griffin, Laura, DEEP DARK
Gusick, Gary, THE LEGACY
Hagberg, David, 24 HOURS
Hamilton, Ian, THE KING OF SHANGHAI
Hardacker, Vaughn, BLACK ORCHID
Harlow, Jennifer, BEAUTIFUL MAIDS ALL IN A ROW
Harrison, Karen, WAYLAID
Hart, Joe, THE LAST GIRL
Hart, Rob, CITY OF ROSE
Hart, Rob, SOUTH VILLAGE
Harwood, Seth, EVERYONE PAYS
Hawker, L.S., BODY AND BONE
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
Hobart, Sarah T., A KILLER LOCATION
Hornsby, Wendy, DISTURBING THE DARK
Horsley, Kate, THE AMERICAN GIRL
Huber, Anna Lee, AS DEATH DRAWS NEAR
Hughes, Mary Ellen, SCENE OF THE BRINE
Hutchinson, Dot, TH BUTTERFLY GARDEN
Hyzy, Julie, FOREIGN ECLAIRS
Ingelman-Sundberg, Catharina, THE LITTLE OLD LADY WHO BROKE ALL THE RULES
Jackson, R.K., KISS OF THE SUN
Jaffarian, Sue Ann, RHYTHM & CLUES
James, Delia, A FAMILIAR TAIL
Jarvela, Jari, THE GIRL AND THE RAT
Johnston, Linda O., TO CATCH A TREAT
Johnston, Linda O., UNLUCKY CHARMS
Jones, J. Sydney, THE EDIT
Judson, Daniel, THE TEMPORARY AGENT
Jungstedt, Mari &, Eliassen, Ruben, A DARKER SKY
Kalteis, Dieter, TRIGGERFISH
Kalteis, Dietrich, HOUSE OF BLAZES
Keeley, D.A., DESTINY’S PAWN
Kelleher, Dharma, IRON GODDESS
Kellough, Janet, WISHFUL SEEING
Kelly, Diane, AGAINST THE PAW
Kelly, Diane, ABOVE THE PAW
Kelly, Diane, DEATH, TAXES, AND A SATIN GARTER
Kessler, Kate, IT TAKES ONE
Khan, Vaseem, THE PERPLEXING THEFT OF THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN
Kingsmill, Suzanne F., CRAZY DEAD
Klima, Jeff, A GOOD LOOKING CORPSE
Kold, Jesper Bugge, WINTER MEN
Kreslehner, Gabi, RAVEN SISTERS
Krulewitch, Mark, DOUBT IN THE SECOND DEGREE
Lansing, John, DEAD IS DEAD
Lashner, William, THE FOUR NIGHT RUN
Lauden, S.W., GRIZZLY SEASON
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
Lehtolainen, Leena, FATAL HEADWIND
Leigh, Melinda, SECONDS TO LIVE
Levy, Lawrence, BROOKLYN ON FIRE
Linzee, David, SPUR OF THE MOMENT
Logan, Kylie, AND THEN THERE WERE NUNS
Lourey, Jess, SALEM’S CIPHER
MacDonald, Siobhan, TWISTED RIVER
Macmillan, Gilly, THE PERFECT GIRL
Macneal, Susan Elia, THE QUEEN’S ACCOMPLICE
Magson, Adrian, THE LOCKER
Maher, Stephen, SALVAGE
Maloney, Leo J., ARCH ENEMY
Maloney, Leo J. , FOR DUTY AND HONOR
Mamatas, Nick, I AM PROVIDENCE
Manzini, Antonio, ADAM’S RIB
Marwood, Alex, THE DARKEST SECRET
Masello, Robert, THE JEKYLL REVELATION
Mattich, Alen, HEART OF HELL
Maxwell, Edith, DELIVERING THE TRUTH
Mayo, Michael, JIMMY AND FAY
McAndrews, Jennifer, A SHATTERING CRIME
McBride, Susan, WALK INTO SILENCE
McCaleb, David, RECALL
McCauley, Terrence, A MURDER OF CROWS
McConnon, Maggie, WEDDING BEL BLUES
McDermott, Andy, THE REVELATION CODE
McHugh, Mary, BOSSA NOVAS, BIKINIS, AND BAD ENDS
McHugh, Mary, HIGH KICKS, HOT CHOCOLATE, AND HOMICIDES
McIsaac, Joci, A CURE FOR MADNESS
McKenzie, Catherine, FRACTURED
McKinlay, Jenn, COPY CAP MURDER
McKinlay, Jenn, VANILLA BEANED
McKinty, Adrian, RAIN DOGS
Miller, Jason, RED DOG
Miller, Jeff, BORDERLINE INSANITY
Mofina, Rick, FREE FALL
Moretti, Kate, THE VANISHING YEAR
Morfoot, Peter, IMPURE BLOOD
Mulhern, Julie, CLOUDS IN MY COFFEE
Murphy, Haughton, MURDER.COM
Murphy, Michael, THE BIG BRUSH OFF
Myerson, Julie, THE STOPPED HEART
Novak, Brenda, HER DARKEST NIGHTMARE
O’Connor, T.J., DYING TO TELL
Ohlsson, Kristina, THE CHOSEN
Olsen, Gregg, JUST TRY TO STOP ME
Olsen, Gregg, THE SOUND OF RAIN
Orchard, Sandra, A FOOL AND HIS MONET
Orgain, Diana, A SECOND CHANCE AT MURDER
Osborn, Stephanie, FEAR TO THE FRENCH QUARTER
Osborne, Cary G., OKLAHOMA WINDS
Ould, Chris, THE BLOOD STRAND
Paul, Paula, FOR DEAD MEN ONLY
Paul, Paula, A KILLER CLOSET
Pen, Paul , THE LIGHT OF THE FIREFLIES
Phillips, Louise, RED RIBBONS
Potts, Sharon, SOMEONE MUST DIE
Pressey, Rose, HAUNTED IS ALWAYS IN FASHION
Pryor, Mark, THE PARIS LIBRARIAN
Quertermous, Bryon, RIOT LOAD
Quinn, Anthony, SILENCE
Ragan, T.R., FURIOUS
Ramos, Manuel, MY BAD
Reavil, Gil, 13 UNDER THE WIRE
Reed, Rick, THE DEEPEST WOUND
Reed, Rick, THE HIGHEST STAKES
Reed, Rick R., MUTE WITNESS
Reid, R. Jean, ROOTS OF MURDER
Reilly, Linda, OUT OF THE DYING PAN
Rendahl, Eileen, COVER ME IN DARKNESS
Rinsky, E.Z., PALINDROME
Robbins, David L., THE LOW BIRD
Rodford, E.G., THE BURSAR’S WIFE
Ross, Loretta, DEATH AND THE BREWMAKER’S WIDOW
Round, Jeffrey, ENDGAME
Russell, Alan, LOST DOG
Ryan, Sofie, A WHISKER OF TROUBLE
Sakey, Marcus, WRITTEN IN FIRE
Sandrolini, John, MY KIND OF TOWN
Satterthwait, Walter, NEW YORK NOCTURNE
Schaill, William, DEATH OF A SIREN
Schweigart, Bill, NORTHWOODS
Scott, Gavin, THE AGE OF TREACHERY
Seymour, Eve, BEAUTIFUL LOSERS
Shaefer, Craig, HARMONY BLACK
Shames, Terry, THE NECESSARY MURDER OF NONIE BLAKE
Sharp, Zoe, THE BLOOD WHISPERER
Shelton, Paige , TO HELVETICA AND BACK
Simmons, Kelly, ONE MORE DAY
Singh, Avtar, NECROPOLIS
Smiley, Patricia A., PACIFIC HOMICIDE
Snoekstra, Anna, ONLY DAUGHTER
Soloway, Jeff, THE LAST DESCENT
Spann, Susan, THE NINJA’S DAUGHTER
St. James, Simone, LOST AMONG THE LIVING
Staub, Wendy Corsi, BLUE MOON
Stewart, Fran, A WEE DOSE OF DEATH
Stone, Jonathan, TWO FOR THE SHOW
Stone, Victoria Helen, EVELYN, AFTER
Swain, James, BAD ACTION
Sweazy, Larry D., A THOUSAND FALLING CROWS
Sweazy, Larry D., SEE ALSO DECEPTION
Talley, Brett J., LIMBUS, INC: BOOK III
Thayer, James, HOUSE OF EIGHT ORCHIDS
Thomas, Richard, BREAKER
Thynne, Jane, WOMAN IN THE SHADOWS
Thynne, Janet, THE PURSUIT OF PEARLS
Turner, Lisa, DEVIL SENT THE RAIN
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
Viets, Elaine, BRAIN STORM
Wait, Lea, SHADOWS OF A MORNING IN MAIN
Wallace, Auralee, SKINNY DIPPING WITH MURDER
Wallace, Auralee, PUMPKIN PICKING WITH MURDER
Wangersky, Russell, WALT
Ward, Dayton, 24: TRIAL BY FIRE
West-Bulford, Simon, TO ONE KNIGHT’S HEAVEN
Wheaton, Mark, FIELDS OF WRATH
Wheaton, Mark, CITY OF STRANGERS
White, Dave, AN EMPTY HELL
White, Loreth Anne, IN THE BARREN GROUND
Wild, Elle, STRANGE THINGS DONE
Wilkshire, Nick, ESCAPE TO HAVANA
Wilson, Laura, THE RIOT
Wilson, Robert, STEALING PEOPLE
Wingate, Marty, THE SKELETON GARDEN
Wingate, Marty, THE BLUEBONNET BETRAYAL
Winslow, Emily, THE RED HOUSE
Wolff, Dana I., THE PRISONER OF HELL GATE
Woods, T.E., DEAD END FIX
Yocum, Robin, A BRILLIANT DEATH
Zahradnik, Rich, A BLACK SAIL
Ziskin, James W., HEART OF STONE

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Best Fact Crime

Bair, Deirdre, AL CAPONE: HIS LIFE, LEGACY, AND LEGEND
Bhattacharjee, Yudhijt, THE SPY WHO COULDN’T SPELL: A DYSLEXIC TRAITOR, AN UNBREAKABLE CODE, AND THE FBI’S HUNT FOR AMERICA’S STOLEN SECRETS
Boessenecker, John, TEXAS RANGER: THE EPIC LIFE OF FRANK HAMER, THE MAN WHO KILLED BONNIE & CLYDE
Booth, Nicholas, THE THIEVES OF THREADNEEDLE STREET: THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF THE AMERICAN FORGERS WHO NEARLY BROKE THE BANK OF ENGLAND
Brown, Ethan, MURDER IN THE BAYOU: WHO KILLED THE WOMEN KNOWN AS THE JEFF DAVIS 8?
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
Buell, Samuel W., CAPITAL OFFENSES: BUSINESS CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN AMERICA’S CORPORATE AGE
Carr, Barnes, OPERATION WHISPER: THE CAPTURE OF SOVIET SPIES MORRIS AND LONA COHEN
Christie, George, EXILE ON FRONT STREET: MY LIFE AS A HELLS ANGEL…AND BEYOND
Corbett, Ken, A MURDER OVER A GIRL: JUSTICE, GENDER, JUNIOR HIGH
Creighton, Margaret S., THE ELECTRYIFYING FALL OF RAINBOW CITY: SPECTACLE AND ASSASSINATION AT THE 1901 WORLD’S FAIR
Darclight, Danner, CONCRETE CARNIVAL
DiMaio, Vincent &, Franscell, Ron, MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH
Escobar, Juan Pablo, PABLO ESCOBAR: MY FATHER
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
Greenwood, Elizabeth, PLAYING DEAD: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE WORLD OF FRAUD
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
Leamer, Laurence, THE LYNCHING: THE EPIC COURTROOM BATTLE THAT BROUGHT DOWN THE KLAN
Lowry, Beverly, WHO KILLED THESE GIRLS?: COLD CASE: THE YOGURT SHOP MURDERS
Macy, Beth, TRUEVINE: TWO BROTHERS, A KIDNAPPING, AND A MOTHER’S QUEST: A TRUE STORY OF THE JIM CROW SOUTH
Meier, Barry, MISSING MAN: THE AMERICAN SPY WHO VANISHED IN IRAN
Monson, Craig A., HABITUAL OFFENDERS: A TRUE TALE OF NUNS, PROSTITUTES, AND MURDERERS IN 17TH CENTURY ITALY
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
Olsen, Gregg &, Morris, Rebecca, A KILLING IN AMISH COUNTRY: SEX, BETRAYAL, AND A COLD-BLOODED MURDER
Phelps, M. William, ONE BREATH AWAY: THE HICCUP GIRL – FROM MEDIA DARLING TO CONVICTED KILLER
Phelps, M. William, IF YOU ONLY KNEW
Ramsland, Ph.D, Katherine, CONFESSION OF A SERIAL KILLER: THE UNTOLD STORY OF DENNIS RADER, THE BTK KILLER
Range, Peter Ross, 1924: THE YEAR THAT MDE HITLER
Renner, James, TRUE CRIME ADDICT: HOW I LOST MYSELF IN THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF MAURA MURRAY
Sanders, Eli, WHILE THE CITY SLEPT: A LOVE LOST TO VIOLENCE AND A YOUNG MAN’S DESCENT INTO MADNESS
Sberna, Robert, BADGE 387: THE STORY OF JIM SIMONE, AMERICA’S MOST DECORATED COP
Scarpa, Linda with, Rosencrance, Linda, THE MAFIA HIT MAN’S DAUGHTER
Schreiber, Brad, REVOLUTION’S END: THE PATTY HEARST KIDNAPPING, MIND CONTROL AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF DONALD DEFREEZE AND THE SLA
Seligman, Scott D., TONG WARS: THE UNTOLD STORY OF VICE, MONEY AND MURDER IN NEW YORK’S CHINATOWN
Selvin, Joel, ALTAMONT: THE ROLLING STONES, THE HELLS ANGELS, AND THE INSIDE STORY OF ROCK’S DARKEST DAY
Singular, Stephen &, Singular, Joyce, SHADOW ON THE MOUNTAIN: NANCY PFISTER, DR. WILLIAM STYLER, AND THE MURDER OF ASPEN’S GOLDEN GIRL
Summerscale, Kate, THE WICKED BOY: THE MYSTERY OF A VICTORIAN CHILD MURDERER
Tigay, Chanan, THE LOST BOOK OF MOSES: THE HUNT FOR THE WORLD’S OLDEST BIBLE
Toobin, Jeffrey, AMERICAN HEIRESS: THE WILD SAGA OF THE KIDNAPPING, CRIMES AND TRIAL OF PATTY HEARST
Ward, Paula Reed , DEATH BY CYANIDE: THE MURDER OF DR. AUTUMN KLEIN
Wilber, Del Quentin, A GOOD MONTH FOR MURDER: THE INSIDE STORY OF A HOMICIDE SQUAD
Williams, Frank J.&, Burkhimer, Michael, THE LINCOLN ASSASSINATION RIDDLE REVISITING THE CRIME OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Winslow, Emily, JANE DOE JANUARY: MY TWENTY-YEAR SEARCH FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE

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Best Critical-Biographical

Ackroyd, Peter, ALFRED HITCHCOCK: A BRIEF LIFE
Bernthal, J.C., THE AGELESS AGATHA CHRISTIE: ESSAYS ON THE MYSTERIES AND THE LEGACY
Brunsdale, Mitiz M., ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORDIC CRIME: WORKS AND AUTHORS OF DENMARK, FINLAND, ICELAND, NORWAY AND SWEDEN SINCE 1967
Franklin, Ruth, SHIRLEY JACKSON: A RATHER HAUNTED LIFE
Gaitely, Patricia, ROBICHEAUX’S ROOTS: CULTURE AND TRADITION IN JAMES LEE BURKE’S DAVE ROBICHEAUX NOVELS
Kinsman, Margaret, SARA PARETSKY: A COMPANION TO THE MYSTERY FICTION
Poole, W. Scott, IN THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS: THE LIFE, DEATH, AND EXTRAORDINARY AFTERLIFE OF H.P. LOVECRAFT
Romanko, Karen A., TELEVISION’S FEMALE SPIES AND CRIMEFIGHTERS: 600 CHARACTERS AND SHOWS, 1950S TO THE PRESENT
Skal, David J., SOMETHING IN THE BLOOD: THE UNTOLD STORY OF BRAM STOKER, THE MAN WHO WROTE DRACULA

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Best Short Story

Abbott, Megan, “OXFORD GIRL” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Abbott, Megan, “GIRLIE SHOW” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Abel, Barbara, “THE PARAKEET” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Abnett, Dan, “THE BEAMS OF THE SUN” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Alexander, Tasha, “BEFORE A BOHEMIAN SCANDAL” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Allyn, Doug, THE DROPOUT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Allyn, Doug, “PUNCHER’S CHANCE” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Allyn, Doug, “COUP DE GRACE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Allyn, Jim, “THE MASTER OF NEGWEGON” – EQMM NOV 2016
Ambardar, Rekha, “A PROCESS OF ELIMINATION” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Arthurs, Bruce, “BEKS AND THE SECOND NOTE” – AHMM DEC 2016
Atkins, Ace, “COMBUSTIBLE” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Aukes, Rachel, “A TALE OF THREE DEATHS” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Ayerdhal, , “THE OTHER HALF OF A LIE” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Ayres, Jedidiah, “HAVE YOU SEEN ME?” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Bachard, Kurt, “THE EMPTY SPACE” – AHMM MAY 2016
Bagley, Christine, “THE BURREN” – WINDWARD
Baker, Jeff, “DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Barkowski, V.R., “TAINTED IMAGE” – WINDWARD
Barnes, Linda, “THE WAY THEY DO IT IN BOSTON” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Barron, Laird, “ANDY KAUFMAN CREEPING THROUGH THE TREES” – SWIFT TO CHASE
Barron, Laird, “TOMAHAWK PARK SURVIVORS RAFFLE” – SWIFT TO CHASE
Barron, Laird, “AN ATLATL” – LIMBUS, INC., BOOK III
Barsanti, Chris, “THE PILLBOX” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Becerra, Janette, “DEATH ON THE SCAFFOLD” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Béco, Émilie, “IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWER” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Bellotto, Tony, “TONED COUGARS” – RIO NOIR
Benedict, Laura, “THE PETER RABBIT KILLERS” – EQMM JULY 2016
Benedict, Laura, “A PALER SHADE OF DEATH” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Berry, Mysti, “JOHNNY DEPP KICK LINE OF DOOM” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Beynon, Dave, “PACT” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
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
Block, Lawrence, “AUTUMN AT THE AUTOMAT” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Block, Lawrence , “WHATEVER IT TAKES” – AHMM DEC 2016
Boland, John C., “THE WOMAN WHO SOLD LOVE STORIES” – AHMM DEC 2016
Bowen, Rhys, “TWO BIRDS WITH ONE STONE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Boyle, William , “MOST THINGS HAVEN’T WORKED OUT” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Bracken, Michael, “CHASE YOUR DREAMS” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Breen, Jon L., “A WEEK WITHOUT WAR” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Brett, Simon, “THE BODY IN THE BOOKSHOP” – EQMM NOV 2016
Brewka-Clark, Nancy, “BOSTON BOUILLABAISSE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Brunet, Rob, “SKINNY’S BEACH” – EQMM FEB 2016
Buck, Mara, “A GOOD LARD CRUST IS HARD TO FIND…” – WINDWARD
Burgh, P. Jo Anne, “BAGATELLE” – WINDWARD
Busby, Robert, “ANGLERS OF THE KEEP” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Butler, Robert Olen, “SOIR BLEU” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Caine, Rachel, “I LAY STRETCHED ON YOUR GRAVE” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Cajoleas, Jimmy, “LORD OF MADISON COUNTY” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Cameron, Dana, “AN OBLIGING COUSIN” – EQMM NOV 2016
Cameron, Dana, “WHERE THERE IS HONEY” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Carazo, Edmaris, “INSIDE AND OUTSIDE” – SAN JUAN NOIR
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
Castro, Michael, “FOUR ST. LOUIS POEMS” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Chen, Sarah M., “GRATEFUL TOURING” – WINDWARD
Child, Lee, “THE TRUTH ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Colize, Paul , “A FRACTION OF A SECOND” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Collins, Max Allan &, Spillane, Mickey, “A DANGEROUS CAT” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Coney, S.L., “ABANDONED PLACES” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Connelly, Michael, “NIGHTHAWKS” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Cook, Frank, “TINKLE TINKLE” – WINDWARD
Cooper, Jean B., “THE MEAN DISTANCE” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Corbett, David, “THIRTEEN CONFESSIONS” – THIRTEEN CONFESSIONS
Corbett, David, “BABYLON SISTER” – THIRTEEN CONFESSIONS
Corbett, David, “ARE YOU WITH ME, DOCTOR WU?” – THIRTEEN CONFESSIONS
Corey, Trina, “FLIGHT” – EQMM JULY 2016
Cornette, Jean-Luc, “THE BEEKEEPER” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Cox, Brian, “THE FROZEN FISKE” – AHMM SEPT 2016
Crombie, Deborah, “THE CASE OF THE SPECKLED TROUT” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Crowe, Daemon, “HAUNTING OF THE ORLEANS INN” – WINDWARD
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
Davila, Tere, “THE INFAMY OF CHIN FERNANDEZ” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Dawson, Delilah S., “JUST ANOTHER BLACK UMBRELLA” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Daynard, Sharon, “A GLUTTON FOR PUNISHMENT” – WINDWARD
de Geer, Carl Johan, “THE WAHLBERG DISEASE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
De Noux, O’Neil , “EFFECT ON MEN” – STRAND MAGAZINE
De Paepe &, Depuydt, “GARAGE 27” – EQMM MAY 2016
Dean, David, “THE SALVATION OF SEAMUS TYRRELL” – EQMM JAN 2016
Dean, David, “THE HANGMAN” – EQMM JULY 2016
Dean, David, “THE LONG WAKE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Deaver, Jeffery, “THE DELIVERYMAN” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Deaver, Jeffery, “THE INCIDENT OF 10 NOVEMBER” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Deaver, Jeffery , “THIS TUESDAY PLOT” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
DeCandido, Keith R.A. , “RIGHT ON, SISTER!” – LIMBUS, INC., BOOK III
Delperdange, Patrick, “ONLY MUDDY STREAMS FLOW IN DARKNESS” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Deverell, Diana, “SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Deverell, Diana, “OPENING DAY” – AHMM NOV 2016
Dickey, Dominiqua, “GOD’S GONNA TROUBLE THE WATER” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Dilts, Catherine, “THE CHEMISTRY OF HEROES” – AHMM MAY 2016
Dircks, John H., “TRAP AND RELEASE” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Dirckx, John H., “CAN’T UNDO – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Dobson, M. Evonne, “ELEMENTAL CHAOS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Doke, Sara, “THE OTHER WAR OF THE MAROLLES” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Doyle, Stephen J., “GOD OF MONEY” – WINDWARD
Drougge, Unni, “DEATH STAR” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
DuBois, Brendan, “THE MAN FROM AWAY” – EQMM JULY 2016
DuBois, Brendan, “A BATTLEFIELD REUNION” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Durkee, Lee, “MY DEAR, MY ONE TRUE LOVE” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Durling, Ulf, “WINDFALL” – EQMM NOV 2016
Edelfeldt, Inger, “FROM THE REMAINS” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Edenborg, Carl-Michael, “NINETEEN PIECES” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Edwards, Martin, “CONSUMING PASSION” – EQMM JULY 2016
Edwardson, Åke, “STAIRWAY FROM HEAVEN” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Egan, Kevin, “THE WIZARD OF 60 CENTRE STREET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Egan, Kevin, “THE HEIST” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Egan, Kevin, “THE BOOK OF JUDGES” – AHMM OCT 2016
Elensky, Torbjörn, “KIM” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Elias, Gerald, “THE CASE OF THE  BURQA-ED BUSKER” – WINDWARD
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “LADY APPLETON AND THE CREATURE OF THE NIGHT” – AHMM DEC 2016
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “THE BOSTON POST CANE” – WINDWARD
Emerson, Sanford M., “DAYBREAK DISMAY IN DALLAS” – WINDWARD
Ephron, Hallie, “UNDERSTUDY IN SCARLET” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Estleman, Loren D., “WOLFE AND WARP” – EQMM JAN 2016
Estleman, Loren D., “PLAYING THE ACE” – AHMM SEPT 2016
Faherty, Terence, “THE BLUE CARBUNCLE” – EQMM FEB 2016
Faherty, Terence, “MARGO AND THE MILK TRAP” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Ferdinandus, Christian X., “FOR STRICKLY LITERARY REASONS” – EQMM MAY 2016
Ferroni, Marcelo, “TANGERINE TANGO” – RIO NOIR
Fisher, Eve, “THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Fisher, Eve, “GREAT EXPECTATIONS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Fisher, Eve, “MISS WEST’S FIRST CASE” – AHMM SEPT 2016
Fisher, Eve, “IRON CHEF” – AHMM NOV 2016
Fiuza, Guilherme, “RJ-171” – RIO NOIR
Flora, Kate, “ANONYMOUS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Flora, Kate, “CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR” – WINDWARD
Flores, E. Gabriel, “THE TRUTH OF THE MOMENT” – EQMM DEC 2016
Floyd, John, “JACKPOT MODE” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “PIT STOP” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Floyd, John M., “A MILLION VOLTS” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “A KING’S RANSOM” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #19
Fowler, Christopher, “RECONCILIATION DAY” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Fraga dos Santos, Alexandre , “THE CANNIBAL OF IPANEMA” – RIO NOIR
Franklin, S.L., “THE FINLAY MILLIONS” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Franklin , S.L., “A PRECAUTIONARY TALE” – AHMM NOV 2016
Frimansson, Inger, “BLACK ICE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Fusilli, Jim , “PLAY BALL” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Garcia-Roza, Luiz Alfredo, “THE BOOTY” – RIO NOIR
Gardiner, Meg, “IRREGULAR” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Gates, David Edgerley, “CROW MOON” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Gates, David Edgerley, “THE KNEELING NUN” – AHMM APRIL 2016
Gates, David Edgerley, “STONE SOUP” – AHMM NOV 2016
Gates, David Edgerley, “THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA” – AHMM DEC 2016
Gilman, Laura Anne, “FIRST DANCE” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Goffman, Barb, “THE BEST-LAID PLANS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Goodrich, Joseph, “INCIDENT ON CLINTON STREET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Goodrich, Joseph, “THE TEN-CENT MURDER” – EQMM AUG 2016
Görgun, Kenan, “RITUAL: DIARY OF FLESH AND FAITH” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Grabien, Deborah, “NOT LONG AFTER THE FAIR” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Gray, Lucas, “ETERNITY MET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Grochot, Jack, “THE CASE OF THE SWINDLED CANDIDATE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #20
Guignard, Eric J., “THE HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Half, Jason, “THE WIDOW CLEANS HOUSE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Hall, James W., “THE HAZE” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Halpin, Janet, “MURDER AT MIDNIGHT” – WINDWARD
Halter, Paul , “THE SCARECROW’S REVENGE” – EQMM MAY 2016
Hambley, Connie Johnson, “GIVING VOICE” – WINDWARD
Hand, Jill, “THE ALLAMAGOOSALUM” – WINDWARD
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
Harris, Charlaine, “SMALL CHANCES” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Harvey, John, “DEAD DAMES DON’T SING” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Helms, Richard , “BLOODSTAINED GLASS” – EQMM DEC 2016
Holmén, Martin, “THE SMUGGLERS” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Hughes, Declan, “UPON THE STAIR” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Inglee, K.B., “COVERTURE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Ingram, David H., “VIEWFINDER” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Irvin, J.E., “RUNNING IN PLACE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #19
Ivanov, Petra, “FOR SEMIRA” – EQMM MAY 2016
Johnson, Craig, “LAND OF THE BLIND” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Jones, Eleanor Cawood, “KILLING KIPPERS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Kardos, Michael, “DIGITS” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Kaye, Marvin, “A TIGHT FIT” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Keikichi, Osaka, “THE COLD NIGHT’S CLEARLING” – EQMM MAY 2016
Kelner, Jr., Stephen P., “DEATH AT THE ALTHING” – AHMM NOV 2016
Kemanis, V.S., “JOURNAL ENTRY, FRANKLIN DEWITT” – EQMM AUG 2016
King, Laurie R., “MARRIAGE OF MARY RUSSELL” – MARY RUSSELL’S WAR
King, Laurie R., “STATELY HOLMES” – MARY RUSSELL’S WAR
King, Stephen, “THE MUSIC ROOM” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Knightly, Robert, “CONDUCT UNBECOMING” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Koch, J.C., “RED RIVER VALLEY” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Kohler, Sheila, “EQUALITY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Kohler, Sheila, “NOTHING MATTERS BUT MATTER” – EQMM DEC 2016
Kopil, Su, “MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Kosma, Edgar, “THE VILLAGE IDIOT” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Krueger, William Kent, “THE MAN WHO CRIED WOLF” – 10,000 LAKES: TALES FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
Krueger, William Kent, “THE PAINTED SMILE” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Lansdale, Joe R., “HOODOO HARRY” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Lansdale, Joe R., “THE PROJECTIONIST” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Lantigua, John, “THE JAGUAR AT SUNSET” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Larson, Nathan, “10/09/03” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Laskowski, Tara, “STATES OF MATTER” – EQMM MAY 2016
Lavin, Ana Maria Fuster, “TWO DEATHS FOR ANGELA” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Law, Janice, “THE SPIRTUALIST” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Law, Janice, “A TASTE OF MURDER” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Law, Janice, “THE ORGAN GRINDER’S DAUGHTER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Law, Janice, “VOTES FOR WOMEN” – AHMM OCT 2016
Law, Janice, “A BUSINESS PROPOSITION” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #19
Lawton, R.T., “MAY DAY” – AHMM MAY 2016
Lawton, R.T., “THE GREAT AUL” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Lazere, Cathy, “GURUS NEED NOT APPLY” – EQMM NOV 2016
Lee, Umar, “A ST. LOUIS CHRISTMAS” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Lee, Tony &, Musson, Bevis, “MRS. HUDSON INVESTIGATES” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Leeds, Wendy, “FIRST, DIG TWO GRAVES” – AHMM SEPT 2016
Lees-Haley, Paul , “THE THERAPIST” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Lehane, Con, “STELLA BY STARLIGHT” – AHMM OCT 2016
Levin, Gail, “THE PREACHER COLLECTS” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Levinson, Robert S., “WITH EYES LIKE THAT” – EQMM DEC 2016
Lewis, Evan, “MR. CROCKETT AND THE INDIANS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Lewis, Owain, “SMOKE AND MIRRORS” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Lieberman, Lisa, “YEMAYA’S REVENGE” – WINDWARD
Limon, Martin, “THE KING OF K-POP” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Limon, Martin, “BREAKFAST WITH STRANGE” – AHMM OCT 2016
Lin, Szu-Yen , “THE MIRACLE ON CHRISTMAS EVE” – EQMM MAY 2016
Lisboa, Adriana, “THE HANGED MAN” – RIO NOIR
Liskow, Steve, “SMOTHERED MATE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Liss, David, “INFAMOUS” – LIMBUS, INC., BOOK III
Lively, Cyndy Edwards, “FAMILY BUSINESS” – WINDWARD
Lopresti, Robert, “SHANKS GONE ROGUE” – AHMM MAY 2016
Lovesey, Peter, “SWEET AND LOW” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Lovisi, Gary, “THE STRANGE CASE OF THE WRINKLED YETI,” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #20
Lutz, John, “THE BRICK WALL” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Lynch-Harris, Ashley, “THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF MR. WELLS” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Maberry, Jonathan, “THE UNLEARNABLE TRUTHS” – LIMBUS, INC., BOOK III
Maberry, Jonthan, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY GRAVE” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
MacGregor, T.J., “THE UNIT” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Mack, David, “MIDNIGHT RIDER” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Mackay, Scott, “THE ASCENT” – EQMM AUG 2016
Macker, Richard, “A PARTICULARLY UNPLEASANT INCIDENT” – EQMM FEB 2016
Makansi, Jason, “TRACKS” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Malerman, Josh, “WHO IS BRINGING MILK TO ME?” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Mangeot, Robert, “THE CUMBERLAND PACKAGE”- AHMM MAY 2016
Marks, Paul D., “DESERTED CITIES OF THE HEART” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Marks, Paul D., “GHOSTS OF BUNKER HILL” – EQMM DEC 2016
Maron, Margaret, “THE PACT” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Matos, Wilfredo J. Burgos, “SAINT MICHAEL’S SWORD” – SAN JUAN NOIR
McCarty, Ruth, “THE LIST” – WINDWARD
McCormick, William Burton, “THE LAST WALK OF FILIPS FINKS” – AHMM OCT 2016
McCormick, William Burton, “VOICES IN THE CISTERN” – EQMM AUG 2016
McElroy, Colleen J., “BLUES FOR THE RIVER CITY” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
McFadden, Dennis, “TILLIE DINGER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
McGregor, Rafe, “THE WRONG DOCTOR” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #20
McGuire, Seanan, “INCH BY INCH AND ROW BY ROW” – LIMBUS, INC., BOOK III
McLean, Russel D., “TOUT” – AHMM SEPT 2016
McNamara, Frances, “WICKED WRITERS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
McNeely-Kirwan, Julie, “A VISITOR IN WINTER” – EQMM AUG 2016
McPherson, Catriona, “THE FIRST MRS. COULTER” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Melendez, Manuel A., “A KILLER AMONG US” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Melo, Joao, “SOOT” – EQMM MAY 2016
Menge, Elaine, “CLOSE SCRUTINY” – AHMM OCT 2016
Miller, Mary, “UPHILL” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Mina, Denise, “LIMITED RESOURCES” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Monfils, Nadine, “THE KILLER WORE SLIPPERS” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Montes, Raphael, “THE STORY OF GEORGES FULLAR” – RIO NOIR
Moore, James A., “IN THE WOODS, SOMEWHERE” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Moore, Jonathan , “A SWIMMER FROM THE DOLPHIN CLUB” – EQMM AUG 2016
Moore, Warren, “OFFICE AT NIGHT” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Moose, Ruth, “OUTSIDE THE BOX” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Moran, Terrie Farley, “INQUIRY AND ASSISTANCE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Morrell, David, “THE GRANITE KITCHEN” – EQMM JULY 2016
Morrell, David, “THE SPIRITUALIST” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Muller, Marcia, “THE LUDDITE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Murray, Peter E., “MENDICANTS IN THE MEDIAN” – WINDWARD
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
Negron, Luis, “DOG KILLER” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Negron, Manolo Nunez, “FISH FOOD” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Nelscott, Kris, “STILL LIFE” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Nieves, Alejandro Alvarez, “SWEET FELINE” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Nolan, James, “SHORTCUT TO GRINGO HILL” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Noriega, Alfredo, “ECUADOR” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Oates, Joyce Carol, “BIG MOMMA” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Oates, Joyce Carol, “THE CRAWL SPACE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Offutt, Chris, “CHEAP SUITCASE AND A NEW TOWN” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Oleksiw, Susan, “VARIABLE WINDS” – AHMM OCT 2016
Ollerman, Rick, “THE RIDGE” – WINDWARD
Opperman, Meg, “MURDER UNDER THE BAOBAB” – EQMM NOV 2016
Opperman, Meg, “SURF’S UP” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Orloff, Alan, “THE LAST LOOSE END” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Orloff, Alan, “CHEAP MEDZ” – WINDWARD
Pachter, Josh, “SELFIE” – EQMM FEB 2016
Pachter, Josh, “PISAN ZAPRA” – AHMM NOV 2016
Page, Anita, “FRESH START” – WINDWARD
Paige, Jamie, “BOY AND GIRL GAMES LIKE COUPLING” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Pandian, Gigi, “A DARK AND STORMY LIGHT” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Pang, Allison, “RESPAWN, REBOOT” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Parker, Percy Spurlark, “THE RED TATTOO” – EQMM JULY 2016
Paul, Andrew, “MOONFACE” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Pearce, Jeffrey, “ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TONIGHT” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Pendarvis, Jack, “JERRY LEWIS” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Perry, Anne, “RAFFA” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Persson, Malte, “THE SPLENDORS AND MISERIES OF A SWEDISH CRIME WRITER” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Petrin, Jas. R. , “THE DEVIL YOU KNOW” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Phillips, Dale T., “DEAD WEIGHT” – WINDWARD
Phillips, Gary, “MARTIN X” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Phillips, Scott, “ONE LITTLE GODDAMN THING” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Pickard, Nancy, “GET THEM OUT” – EQMM JULY 2016
Pizarro, Yolanda Arroyo, “THINGS TOLD WHILE FALLING” – SAN JUAN NOIR
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
Powell, William Dylan, “THE NIGHT WATCHMAN’S WIFE” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Priest, Cherie M., “THE KNOXVILLE GIRL” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Pronzini, Bill, “OLD SINS” – EQMM FEB 2016
Pronzini, Bill, “END OF THE AFFAIR” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Pronzini, Bill &, Malzberg, Barry N., “THE CRACK OF DOOM” – AHMM OCT 2016
Quinonez, Ernesto, “TURISTAS” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Rabelo, Jose, “Y” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Raichev, R.T., “MONSTERS ARE AMONG US” – EQMM FEB 2016
Richardson, Travis, “COP IN A WELL” – SPINETINGLER
Robinson, Peter, “THE VILLAGE THAT LOST ITS HEAD” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Robson, Catherine, “JUST DESSERTS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Rockwood, K.M., “TARNISHED HOPE” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Rogers, Cheryl, “THE BALLAD OF MAGGIE CARSON” – EQMM MAY 2016
Rogow, Roberta, “THE PERFESSER AND THE KID,” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #19
Rorhus, Suzanne Berube, “CLETUS VANDERBILT AND THE THEFT OF LORD ASHBURY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Rosenquist, G.C., “THE LATE CONSTABLE AVERY” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #20
Rosentock, Martin, “THE CASE OF THE BURNT SONG” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #20
Ross, James L., “SUPPOSE THERE IS NOTHING” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Ross, James L., “HEATHEN SPRINGS – AHMM APRIL 2016
Ross, Stephen, “THE SILENT ORDER OF GOD” – AHMM DEC 2016
Ruppert, Erica, “SEALS” – WINDWARD
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “OVERWORKED” – AHMM DEC 2016
Rutter, Eric, “PROOF” – AHMM NOV 2016
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, “THE CLUE IN THE BLUE BOOTH” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING WOMAN” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Sallis, James, “DISPOSITIONS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Sanders, Scott Loring, “FRANK’S BEACH” – EQMM NOV 2016
Santlofer, Jonathan, “NIGHT WINDOWS” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Santos-Febres, Mayra , “MATCHMAKING” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Saramago, Victoria, “BLIND SPOT” – RIO NOIR
Saylor, Steven, “THE STAFF OF ASCLEPIUS” – EQMM JULY 2016
Schow, David J., “LONG BLACK VEIL” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Scott, Justin, “A WOMAN IN THE SUN” – IN SUNLIGHT OR IN SHADOW
Scott, Kathryn Leigh, “DARK SECRETS” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Scott, Michael, “THE CROWN JEWEL AFFAIR” – ECHOES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Seabrooke, Brenda, “SNOW DEVILS” – WINDWARD
Seewald, J.P., “LETTER OF THE LAW” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #19
Seewald, Jacqueline, “SPIRIT OF THE LAW” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #21
Selberg, Anna-Karin, “HORSE” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Sherman, John H., “BLACK MONDAY” – EQMM JULY 2016
Simmons, Shawn Reilly, “A GATHERING OF GREAT DETECTIVES” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Smith, Andrea, “BEAUTY SHOP OF HORROR” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Smith, L.J., “TELL THEM YOUR NAME IS BARBARA” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Smith, Michael Farris, “HERO” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Smith-Spears, RaShell R., “LOSING HER RELIGION” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Soares, Luiz Eduardo, “WEEKEND IN SÃO CONRADO” – RIO NOIR
Soosar, Jennifer, “PROFANE PILGRIMS” – EQMM MAY 2016
Stack, Gilbert M., “PANDORA’S BLUFF” – AHMM OCT 2016
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
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “LOUISA AND THE SILVER BUCKLE” – AHMM SEPT 2016
Swanson, Peter, “THE YELLOW BOOK” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Swierczynski, Duane, “ASLEEP WHEN AWAKE” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Tallerman, David, “STEP LIGHT” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Taylor, Art, “THE GREAT DETECTIVE REFLECTS” – EQMM NOV 2016
Theorin, Johan, “STILL IN HALLHÄLL” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Thibadeau, Susanna, “THE VANISHING VACATION” – AHMM MAY 2016
Thielman, Mark, “A METER OF MURDER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
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, “THE GIRL WHO WALKED ON ROOFTOPS” – EQMM MAY 2016
Todd, Marilyn , “BEACH MEN” – EQMM FEB 2016
Tollefson, Julie, “ABUNDANCE OF PATIENCE” – AHMM MARCH 2016
Tolnay, Tom, “A HISTORY OF SNAKES” – EQMM DEC 2016
Tremayne, Peter, “CATSPAW” – EQMM DEC 2016
Turnbull, Peter, “LOSS” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Tursten, Helene, “AN ELDERLY LADY HAS ACCOMMODATION PROBLEMS” – EQMM MAY 2016
Tyler, L.C., “NOT FORGOTTEN” – MURDER MOST CONVENTIONAL
Urrea, Luis Alberto, “THE PLEASURE OF GOD” – THE HIGHWAY KIND
Utley, Steven &, Renwick, Alex C., “GIRLIE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Valjian, Gabriel, “CLEAN WINDOWS” – WINDWARD
Van Laerhoven, Bob, “PAINT IT, BLACK” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Vandermeeren, Hilde, “THE LIGHTHOUSE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Vandermeeren, Hilde, “STRANGER IN THE NIGHT” – EQMM DEC 2016
Vazquez, Charlie, “DEATH ANGEL OF SANTURCE” – SAN JUAN NOIR
Verissimo, Luis Fernando, “THE WOODSMAN” – RIO NOIR
Vincent-Abnett, Nik, “THE TWA CORBIES” – OUT OF TUNE, BOOK II
Vlautin, Willy, “THE KILL SWITCH” – THE HIGHWAY KIND
Waltch, Lilla, “DADDY” – WINDWARD
Weinman, Sarah, “DEATH OF A FEMINIST” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Weinman, Sarah, “DREAM WEDDING” – EQMM DEC 2016
Wells, H.G., “THE HAUNTED CEILING” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Wheet, Mike, “THE CON” EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wiley, Michael, “THE HEARSE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wilkins-Chinn, LaVelle, “FOOL’S LUCK” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Williams, Tim L., “WHAT WE BARTER, THE THINGS WE’LL TRADE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Williams, Tim L., “ALL THAT DARK WATER MOVING” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016
Wilson, Calvin, “ATTRITION” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Wilson, John Morgan, “DIAL M FOR MARSHA” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Wilson, Robert, “STARING INTO THE DARK” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Winters, Ben H., “TEST DRIVE” – THE HIGHWAY KIND
Wolff, Lina, “NORTHBOUND” – STOCKHOLM NOIR
Wright, Erica, “PATSY CLINE AT HARRY’S LAST CHANCE SALOON” – AHMM JUNE 2016
Wyrick, Ed , “CRUEL MEMORY” – EQMM JAN 2016
Zamora, Katia Lanero, “DAEDALUS” – BRUSSELS NOIR
Zeltserman, Dave, “THE CARETAKER OF LORNE GREEN” – EQMM AUG 2016
Zeltserman, Dave, “ARCHIE ON LOAN” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2016

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Best Juvenile

Almhjell, Tone, THORNGHOST
Anderson, R.J., A LITTLE TASTE OF POISON
Angleberger, Tom, INSPECTOR FLYTRAP IN THE PRESIDENT’S MANE IS MISSING
Angleberger, Tom, INSPECTOR FLYTRAP
Arnold, David, KIDS OF APPETITE
Barron, T.A., ATLANTIS LOST
Berne, Emma Carlson, THE GHOST WIND STALLION
Blakemore, Megan Frazer, THE FIREFLY CODE
Bosch, Pseudonymous, BAD LUCK
Brindle, I.J., BALTHAZAR FABULOSO: IN THE LAIR OF THE HUMBUGS
Briner, Karen, SNOWIZE & SNITCH: HIGHLY EFFECTIVE DEFECTIVE DETECTIVES
Brumbach, Andrew, THE EYE OF MIDNIGHT
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE GHOST IN THE TREEHOUSE #7
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE HIDE AND SEEK GHOST #8
Campbell, Isaiah, ABRAKAPOW
Cherry, Alison, CLASSY CROOKS CLUB
Cleverly, Sophie, THE LOST TWIN
Clifton, Lutricia, SEEKING CASSANDRA
Cohen, Marina, THE INN BETWEEN
Condie, Ally, SUMMERLOST
DeStefano, Lauren, THE PECULIAR NIGHT OF THE BLUE HEART
Dowell, Frances O’Roark, TROUBLE THE WATER
Eulberg, Elizabeth, THE GREAT SHELBY HOLMES
Evans, Sandra, THIS IS NOT A WEREWOLF STORY
Fairstein, Linda, INTO THE LION’S DEN
Fan, Terry & Eric, THE NIGHT GARDENER
Fantaskey, Beth, ISABEL FEENEY, STAR REPORTER
Fitzgerald, Laura Marx, THE GALLERY
Fox, Janet, THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE
Gamble, Paul , THE MINISTRY OF SUITS
Gavin, Rohan, 3 OF A KIND
Gibbs, Stuart, SPY SKI SCHOOL
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
Hammel, Sara, THE UNDERDOGS
Hannibal, James R., LOST PROPERTY OFFICE
Hilmo, Tess, CINNAMON MOON
Imfeld, Robert, A GUIDE TO THE OTHER SIDE
Jennings, Garth , THE DEADLY 7
Jones, Ena, CLAYTON STONE, FACING OFF
Joyce, William, OLLIE’S ODYSSEY
Judge, Malcolm, JONNY JAKES INVESTIGATES THE HAMBURGERS OF DOOM
King, Wesley, OCDANIEL
Kittscher, Kristen, THE TIARA ON THE TERRACE
Lariviere, Sarah, THE BAD KID
Larson, M.A., THE SHADOW CADETS OF PENNYROYAL ACADEMY
Legrand, Claire, SOME KIND OF HAPPINESS
Lyall, Casey, HOWARD WALLACE, P.I.
Marois, Andre, THE SANDWICH THIEF
Marsh, Katherine, THE DOOR BY THE STAIRCASE
McGee, Ron, RYAN QUINN AND THE REBEL’S ESCAPE
Methods, Bryan, THE THIEF’S APPRENTICE
Milford, Kate, THE LEFT-HANDED FATE
Mulligan, Andy, RETURN TO RIBBLESTROP
Oliver, Lauren &, Chester, H.C., CURIOSITY HOUSE: THE SCREAMING STATUE
Pearson, Ridley, LOCK AND KEY: THE INITIATION
Pflugfelder, “Science Bob” &, Hockensmith, Steve, NICK AND TESLA’S SOLAR-POWERED SHOWDOWN
Ponti, James, FRAMED!
Rossell, Judith , WITHERING BY SEA
Sands, Kevin, MARK OF THE PLAUGE
Schusterman, Michelle, THE KAT SINCLAIR FILES #2: GRAVEYARD SLOT
Singleton, Linda Joy, THE CURIOUS CAT CLUB: KELSEY THE SPY
Soontornvat, Christina, THE CHANGELINGS
Spratt, R.A., FRIDAY BARNES, GIRL DETECTIVE
Stevens, Robin, POISON IS NOT POLITE
Stewart, Trenton Lee, THE SECRET KEEPERS
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
Vaught, Susan, THINGS TOO HUGE TO FIX BY SAYING SORRY
Vegas, Peter, IRON TOMB
Warner, Penny, THE HUNT FOR THE MISSING SPY
Weing, Drew, THE CREEPY CASE FILES OF MARGO MALOO
Wells, Marcia, EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER: DOOM AT GRANT’S TOMB
Wight, Tamra, MYSTERY OF THE MISSING FOX
Yelchin, Eugene, THE HAUNTING OF FALCON HOUSE

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Best Young Adult

Altebrando, Tara, THE LEAVING
Anastasiu, Heather &, Brown, Anne Greenwood, GIRL LAST SEEN
Bailey, J. Leigh, DO-GOODER
Baker, Brianna &, Hastie, F. Bowman, LITTLE WHITE LIES
Balog, Cyn, UNNATURAL DEEDS
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, THE LONG GAME
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, BAD BLOOD – THE NATURALS #4
Bates, Marni, DIAL EM FOR MURDER
Beaufrand, M.J. , USELESS BAY
Bedford, Martyn, TWENTY QUESTIONS FOR GLORIA
Berry, Nina, CITY OF SPIES
Bisognin, Marzia, DREAM HOUSE
Blankman, Anne, TRAITOR ANGELS
Briggs, Elizabeth, FUTURE SHOCK
Brown, Jennifer, SHADE ME
Burns, Laura J. &, Metz, Melinda, SANCTUARY BAY
Busby, Cylin, THE STRANGER GAME
Buxbaum, Julie, TELL ME THREE THINGS
Cameron, Bill, PROPERTY OF THE STATE
Cavallaro, Brittany, A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE
Chapman, Erica M., TEACH ME TO FORGET
Cooper, E.E., AVENGED
Cordova, Zoraida, LABYRINTH LOST
Cosimano, Elle, HOLDING SMOKE
de la Cruz, Melissa, DOUBLE ECLIPSE: SUMMER ON EAST END
Deriso, Christine Hurley, TRAGEDY GIRL
Devine, Eric, LOOK PAST
Diver, Lucienne, FAULTLINES
Elston, Ashley, THIS IS OUR STORY
Etienne, Sara Wilson, LOTUS AND THORN
Falksen, G.D., THE TRANSATLANTIC CONSPIRACY
Floreen, Tim, TATTOO ATLAS
France, Emily, SIGNS OF YOU
George, Elizabeth, THE EDGE OF LIGHT
Goodman, Alison, THE DARK DAYS CLUB
Gray, Lucinda , THE GILDED CAGE
Griffin, Sarah Maria, SPARE AND FOUND PARTS
Hale, Kathleen, NOTHING BAD IS GOING TO HAPPEN
Hardinge, Frances, THE LIE TREE
Harrison, Margot, THE KILLER IN ME
Hartinger, Brent, THREE TRUTHS AND A LIE
Henry, April, THE GIRL I USED TO BE
Hesse, Monica, GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT
Hoole, Elissa Janine, THE MEMORY JAR
Hurwitz, Gregg, THE RAINS
Jayne, Hannah, TWISTED
Johnston, Jeffry W., THE TRUTH
Jude, Sarah, THE MAY QUEEN MURDERS
Kahler, A.R., SHADES OF DARKNESS
Kelly, Margo, UNLOCKED
Kensie, Clara, AFTERMATH
Kent, Trilby, ONCE, IN A TOWN CALLED MOTH
Kheun, Stephanie, THE SMALLER EVIL
Kindi, Patrice, DON’T YOU TRUST ME?
Kurtagich, Dawn, AND THE TREES CREPT IN
Lake, Nick, WHISPER TO ME
Lane, J.C., TAG, YOU’RE DEAD
Larbalestier, Justine, MY SISTER ROSA
Laurie, Victoria, FOREVER, AGAIN
Lee, MC, LIKE I KNOW JACK
Lukavics, Amy, THE WOMAN IN THE WALLS
MacColl, Michaela, SECRETS IN THE SNOW
Madonia, Kristen-Paige, INVISIBLE FAULT LINES
Manzer, Jenny, SAVE ME, KURT COBAIN
Martin, Jenny, MARKED
McCreaight, Kimberly, THE OUTLIERS
McGinnis, Mindy, THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES
McKenzie, Sophie, EVERY SECOND COUNTS
McNamee, Graham, DEFENDER
McNeal, Laura, THE INCIDENT ON THE BRIDGE
Morgan, Amanda K., SECRETS, LIES, AND SCANDALS
Myers, Suzanne, I’M FROM NOWHERE
Nappi, Frank, WELCOME TO THE SHOW
Nijkamp, Marieke, THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS
Olsen, Gregg, THE GIRL ON THE RUN
Panitch, Amanda, NEVER MISSING, NEVER FOUND
Peacock, Shane, THE DARK MISSIONS OF EDGAR BRIM
Petty, Heather W., MIND GAMES
Pignat, Caroline, UNSPEAKABLE
Podos, Rebecca, THE MYSTERY OF HOLLOW PLACES
Preble, Joy, IT WASN’T ALWAYS LIKE THIS
Reeve, Phillip, RAILHEAD
Ribar, Lindsay, ROCKS FALL EVERYONE DIES
Roberts, Natalie D., ONE WAS LOST
Rollins, Danielle, BURNING
Saedi, Sara, NEVER EVER
Savage, Kim, AFTER THE WOODS
Schmidt, Tiffany, BREAK ME LIKE A PROMISE
Shankman, Adam &, Sullivan, Laura L., GIRL ABOUT TOWN
Shepard, Sara, THE AMATEURS
Sirowy, Alexandra, THE TELLING
Smith, Sherri L., PASADENA
Sobel, Sheila, COLOR BLIND
Stampler, Ann Redisch, HOW TO DISAPPEAR
Stine, R.L., CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?
Stokes, Paula, VICARIOUS
Stolarz, Laura Faria, SHUTTER
Talley, Robin, AS I DESCENDED
Taylor, Billy, THIEVING WEASELS
Thomas, Kara, THE DARKEST CORNERS
Thompson, Mary G., AMY CHELSEA STACIE DEE
Thrash, Maggie, WE KNOW IT WAS YOU
Toten, Teresa, BEWARE THAT GIRL
Tromly, Stephanie, TROUBLE MAKES A COMEBACK
Tucholke, April Genevieve, WINK, POPPY MIDNIGHT
Verano, M., POSSESSION
von Ziegesar, Cecily, DARK HORSES
Watson, C.G., ASCENDING THE BONEYARD
Winters, Cat, THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY
Wittlinger, Ellen, LOCAL GIRL SWEPT AWAY
Yolen, Jane &, Stemple, Adam, #1 STONE COLD

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Best TV Episode

Alaimo, Michael, “BLEED OVER” – FREQUENCY
Alexander, Scott &, Karaszewaki, Larry, “FROM THE ASHES OF TRAGEDY” – PEOPLE VS OJ SIMPSON
Balme, Tim, “OVER HER DEAD BODY” – THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES
Belanoff, Adam, “SKIN DEEP” – MAJOR CRIMES
Blauner, Peter, “STOMPING GROUND” – BLUE BLOODS
Blauner, Peter, “TOWN WITHOUT PITY” – BLUE BLOODS
Blauner, Peter, “UNBEARABLE LOSS” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “FRESH START” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “THE EXTRA MILE” – BLUE BLOODS
Cohen, Robert Brooks, “FORTY-ONE WITNESSES” – LAW & ORDER: SVU
Demetrius, Duppy, “TOURIST TRAP” – MAJOR CRIMES
Dougherty, Joseph, “OF LATE I THINK OF ROSEWOOD” – PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
Duff, James, “WHITE LIES – PART 1” – MAJOR CRIMES
Feeney, Brendan &, Fox, Kevn, “MANHATTAN TRANSFER” – LAW & ORDER: SVU
Gatiss, Mark &, Moffat, Steven, “THE ABOMINABLE BRIDE” – SHERLOCK
Gifford, Ralph, “CASHED OUT” – MAJOR CRIMES
Harcourt, Stewart, “AGATHA RAISIN AND THE QUICHE OF DEATH”
Hillier, Martha, “DARK ROAD” – VERA
Holman, Sheri, “THE JUDAS WOLF” – LONGMIRE
Lisco, Jonthan, “PILOT – REPEAT” – ANIMAL KINGDOM
Logan, John, “A BLADE OF GRASS” – PENNY DREADFUL
Love, Rachel Caris , “MANS TELEPATHIC LOYAL LOOKOUTS” – BLINDSPOT
Martin, Julie &, Yellen, Brianna, “INTERRUPTED” – LAW & ORDER: SVU
Mitchell, Peter, “A MERRY MURDOCH CHRISTMAS” – MURDOCH MYSTERIES
Moore, Carson, “FOREIGN AFFAIRS” – MAJOR CRIMES
Nash, Jan, “2M7258 – 100” – RIZZOLI & ISLES
Nolan, Jonathan &, Joy, Lisa, “THE BICAMERAL MIND” – WESTWORLD
Nolan, Jonathan &, The, Denise, “RETURN 0” – PERSON OF INTEREST
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “THE ROAD TO HELL” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “GUILT BY ASSOCIATION” – BLUE BLOODS
Perez, Davy, “AMERICAN NIGHTMARE” – SUPERNATURAL
Phillips, David, “SKYFIRE CYCLE” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Riley, Kevin &, Wade, Kevin, “FRIENDS IN NEED” – BLUE BLOODS
Sherwood, Kendall, “DEAD ZONE” – MAJOR CRIMES
Sigan, Gwen, “BIG FRIENDS BIG ENEMIES” – CHICAGO PD
Tost, Tony, “CHRYSALIS” – LONGMORE
Zuckerman, Ed, “SHELTERED OUTCASTS” – LAW & ORDER: SVU

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Barsanti, Chris, “THE PILLBOX” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Berry, Mysti, “JOHNNY DEPP KICK LINE OF DOOM” – EQMM JUNE 2016
Doyle, Stephen J., “GOD OF MONEY” – WINDWARD
Flores, E. Gabriel, “THE TRUTH OF THE MOMENT” – EQMM DEC 2016
Gray, Lucas, “ETERNITY MET” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Half, Jason, “THE WIDOW CLEANS HOUSE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Hambley, Connie Johnson, “GIVING VOICE” – WINDWARD
Lazere, Cathy, “GURUS NEED NOT APPLY” – EQMM NOV 2016
Lees-Haley, Paul , “THE THERAPIST” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2016
Lieberman, Lisa, “YEMAYA’S REVENGE” – WINDWARD
McNeely-Kirwan, Julie, “A VISITOR IN WINTER” – EQMM AUG 2016
Murray, Peter E., “MENDICANTS IN THE MEDIAN” – WINDWARD
Paige, Jamie, “BOY AND GIRL GAMES LIKE COUPLING” – MISSISSIPPI NOIR
Pearce, Jeffrey, “ALL QUIET ALONG THE POTOMAC TONIGHT” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Robson, Catherine, “JUST DESSERTS” – EQMM JAN 2016
Sherman, John H., “BLACK MONDAY” – EQMM JULY 2016
Smith, L.J., “TELL THEM YOUR NAME IS BARBARA” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Thielman, Mark, “A METER OF MURDER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST 2016
Wheet, Mike, “THE CON” EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2016
Wilson, Calvin, “ATTRITION” – ST. LOUIS NOIR
Wright, Erica, “PATSY CLINE AT HARRY’S LAST CHANCE SALOON” – AHMM JUNE 2016

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Alexander, Ellie, ON THIN ICING
Alexander, Tasha, A TERRIBLE BEAUTY
Andrews, Donna, DIE LIKE AN EAGLE
Angela, Mary, AN ACT OF MURDER
Armstrong, Kelley, CITY OF THE LOST
Blake, Heather, GONE WITH THE WITCH
Booth, Claire, THE BRANSON BEAUTY
Brennan, Allison, POISONOUS
Bretting, Sandra, MURDER AT MORNINGSIDE
Brody, Frances, MURDER ON A SUMMER’S DAY
Brody, Frances, DEATH OF AN AVID READER
Burdette, Lucy, KILLER TAKEOUT
Cahoon, Lynn, MURDER ON WHEELS
Cahoon, Lynn, A STORY TO KILL
Calkins, Susanna, A DEATH ALONG THE RIVER FLEET
Casey, Jane, AFTER THE FIRE
Cattrell, Bailey, DAISIES FOR INNOCENCE
Chance, Maia, TEETOTALED
Cochran, Peg, BERRY THE HATCHET
Crosby, Ellen, THE CHAMPAGNE CONSPIRACY
Daheim, Mary, HER COMES THE BRIBE
D’Avanzo, Charlene, COLD BLOOD, HOT SEA
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA SERVES HIGH TEA
Dennison, Hannah, A KILLER BALL AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
di Marco, Connie, THE MADNESS OF MERCURY
Dixon, Dianne, THE OTHER SISTER
Draine, Betsy &, Hinden, Michael, DEATH ON A STARRY NIGHT
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MURDER ON THE HOUR
Ernst, Kathleen, A MEMORY OF MUSKETS
Flower, Amanda, THE FINAL TAP
Haines, Carolyn, ROCK-A-BYE BONES
Hall, Rachel Howzell, TRAIL OF ECHOES
Haseldine, Jane, THE LAST TIME SHE SAW HIM
Hechtman, Betty, SEAMS LIKE MURDER
Hyde, Katherine Bolger, ARSENIC WITH AUSTEN
James, Delia, A FAMILIAR TAIL
Keller, Julia, SORROW ROAD
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, THE LANGUAGE OF SECRETS
Kuhns, Eleanor, THE DEVIL’S COLD DISH
Laurie, Victoria, A GHOUL’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
Leeson, Gayle, THE CALAMITY CAFÉ
Maxwell, Edith, DELIVERING THE TRUTH
McAndrews, Jennifer, A SHATTERING CRIME
McPherson, Catriona, QUIET NEIGHBORS
Miller, Carol, AN OLD-FASHIONED MURDER
Moose, Ruth, WEDDING BELL BLUES
Nettmann, Nadine, DECANTING A MURDER
Olson, Karen E., SHADOWED
Orchard, Sandra, A FOOL AND HIS MONET
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WARDROBE
Pandian, Gigi, THE MASQUERADING MAGICIAN
Reid, R. Jean, ROOTS OF MURDER
Ross, Loretta, DEATH AND THE BREWMAKER’S WIDOW
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, SAY NO MORE
Ryan, Sofie, A WHISKER OF TROUBLE
Salvalaggio, Karin, WALLEYE JUNCTION
Shelton, Paige , THE CRACKED SPINE
Shogan, Colleen J., HOMICIDE IN THE HOUSE
Staub, Wendy Corsi, BLUE MOON
Todd, Charles, THE SHATTERED TREE
Vatsal, Radha, A FRONT PAGE AFFAIR
Weaver, Ashley , A MOST NOVEL REVENGE
Weber, Tracy , KARMA’S A KILLER
Wechsler, Pamela, MISSION HIL
Weiss, Kirsten, THE PERFECTLY PROPER PARANORMAL MUSEUM

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