The Edgar® Awards – 2015 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of August 28, 2014Appearance 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 2015.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

Best Novel

Abbott, Jeff, INSIDE MAN
Abbott, Megan, THE FEVER
Adler, Elizabeth, LAST TO KNOW
Ahmad, A.X., THE LAST TAXI RIDE
Albert, Susan Wittig, DEATH COME QUICKLY
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES CON
Allende, Isabel, RIPPER
Andrews, Donna, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE EMUS
Atherton, Nancy, AUNT DIMITY AND THE WISHING WELL
Atkins, Ace, ROBERT B. PARKER’S CHEAP SHOT
Atkins, Ace, THE DEVIL’S WORKSHOP
Atkins, Ace, THE FORSAKEN
Axelrod, Steven, NANTUCKET SAWBUCK
Bain, Donald, MARGARET TRUMAN’S UNDIPLOMATIC MURDER
Baldacci, David, THE TARGET
Ball, Toby, INVISIBLE STREETS
Ballard, Mignon F., MISS DIMPLE PICKS A PECK OF TROUBLE
Barr, Nevada, DESTROYER ANGEL
Barrett, Loretta, BOOK CLUBBED
Bayard, Louis, ROOSEVELT’S BEAST
Beaton, M.C., DEATH OF A POLICEMAN
Beechey, Alan, THIS PRIVATE PLOT
Befeler, Mike, NURSING HOMES ARE MURDER
Bell, Ted, WARRIORS
Benedict, Laura, BLISS HOUSE
Benson, Raymond, THE BLACK STILETTO: SECRETS & LIES
Berenson, Alex, THE COUNTERFEIT AGENT
Berry, Steve, THE LINCOLN MYTH
Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda, BITTERSWEET
Billingham, Mark, FROM THE DEAD
Billingham, Mark, THE BONES BENEATH
Bingham, Harry, LOVE STORY, WITH MURDERS
Black, Benjamin, THE BLACK-EYED BLONDE
Black, Cara, MURDER IN PIGALLE
Black, Michael A., CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT
Blackwell, Elizabeth, WHILE BEAUTY SLEPT
Bolton, Sharon, DARK AND TWISTED TIDE
Bowen, Rhys, CITY OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT
Box, C.J., STONE COLD
Bradley, Alan, THE DEAD IN THEIR VAULTED ARCHES
Brekke, Jorgen, WHERE MONSTERS DWELL
Brennan, Allison, NOTORIOUS
Bretherick, Diana, CITY OF DEVILS
Bretting, Sandra, BLESS THE DYING
Brockmann, Suzanne, DO OR DIE
Brody, Frances, MURDER IN THE AFTERNOON
Brookes, Adam, NIGHT HERON
Brookmyre, Christopher, BRED IN THE BONE
Brown, Andrew, COLDSLEEP LULLABY
Brown, Holly, DON’T TRY TO FIND ME
Brown, Rita Mae, NINE LIVES TO DIE
Brown, Sandra, MEAN STREAK
Buckley, Carla, THE DEEPEST SECRET
Burke, Alafair, ALL DAY AND A NIGHT
Burke, James Lee, WAYFARING STRANGER
Cabot, Sam, SKIN OF THE WOLF
Calkins, Susanna, FROM THE CHARRED REMAINS
Cameron, Claire, THE BEAR
Carcaterra, Lorenzo, THE WOLF
Carl, Lillian Stewart, THE AVALON CHANTER
Carter, Stephen L., BACK CHANNEL
Casey, Donis, HELL WITH THE LID BLOWN OFF
Casey, Jane, THE STRANGER YOU KNOW
Cash, Wiley, THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY
Castillo, Linda, THE DEAD WILL TELL
Castle, Richard, WILD STORM
Castle, Richard, RAGING HEAT
Chang, Henry, DEATH MONEY
Chesterton, R.B., THE SEEKER
Childs, Laura, EGGS IN A CASKET
Childs, Laura, STEEPED IN EVIL
Chisholm, P.F., AN AIR OF TREASON
Clark, Mary Higgins, I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN
Cleeland, Anne, MURDER IN RETRIBUTION
Cleeves, Ann, DEAD WATER
Clement, John, THE CAT SITTER’S NINE LIVES
Coben, Harlan, MISSING YOU
Coel, Margaret, NIGHT OF THE WHITE BUFFALO
Cohen, Nancy J., HANGING BY A HAIR
Coleman, Reed Farrel, THE HOLLOW GIRL
Colucci, A.J., SEEDERS
Connolly, John, CONQUEST
Conrad, Hy, MR. MONK GETS ON BOARD
Cook, Robin, CELL
Cotterill, Colin, THE AXE FACTOR
Coulter, Catherine, POWER PLAY
Crespi, Camilla T., THE BREAKFAST CLUB MURDER
Crouch, Katie, ABROAD
Cutter, Nick, THE TROOP
Daheim, Mary, THE ALPINE YEOMAN
Danna, Jen J. with, Vanderlaan, Ann, A FLAME IN THE WIND OF DEATH
Davidson, Hilary, BLOOD ALWAYS TELLS
Davis, Lindsey, ENEMIES AT HOME
de la Motte, Anders, BUBBLE
Deaver, Jeffery, THE SKIN COLLECTOR
Delany, Vicki, UNDER COLD STONE
Dennison, Hannah, MURDER AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
DeSilva, Bruce, PROVIDENCE RAG
Dobbs, Lou &, Born, James O., BORDER WAR
Doiron, Paul, THE BONE ORCHARD
Dolan, Harry, THE LAST DEAD GIRL
Donlay, Philip, DEADLY ECHOES
Donoghue, Emma, FROG MUSIC
Doughty, Louise, APPLE TREE YARD
Downing, David, JACK OF SPIES
Duncan, Alice, SPIRITS REVIVED
Durant, Sabine, UNDER YOUR SKIN
Easley, Warren, DEAD FLOAT
Ebisch, Glen, THE BLANK CANVAS
Ellory, R.J., SAINTS OF NEW YORK
Elo, Elisabeth, NORTH OF BOSTON
Entwistle, Vaughn, THE REVENANT OF THRAXTON HALL
Eriksson, Kjell, BLACK LIES, RED BLOOD
Estleman, Loren D., DON’T LOOK FOR ME
Estleman, Loren D., RAGTIME COWBOYS
Evanovich, Janet, TOP SECRET TWENTY ONE
Faherty, Terence, THE QUIET WOMAN
Fairstein, Linda, TERMINAL CITY
Ferris, Monica, THE DROWNING SPOOL
Fesperman, Dan, UNMANNED
Fields, Tricia, WRECKED
Finder, Joseph, SUSPICION
Finger, Gerrie Ferris, MURMURS OF INSANITY
Florio, Gwen, DAKOTA
Flynn, Rory, THIRD RAIL
Fossum, Karin, I CAN SEE IN THE DARK
Freed, David, VOODOO RIDGE
French, Nicci, WAITING FOR WEDNESDAY
Friedman, Daniel, DON’T EVER LOOK BACK
Furst, Alan, MIDNIGHT IN EUROPE
Gage, Leighton, THE WAYS OF EVIL MEN
Galbraith, Robert, THE SILKWORM
Gardiner, Meg, PHANTOM INSTINCT
Gardner, Lisa, FEAR NOTHING
Garrett, A.D., EVERYONE LIES
George, Kathleen, THE JOHNSTOWN GIRLS
Goodwin, Jason, THE BAKLAVA CLUB
Greene, Thomas Christopher, THE HEADMASTER’S WIFE
Greenwood, Kerry, MURDER AND MENDELSSOHN
Griffith, Elly, THE OUTCAST DEAD
Grimes, Martha, VERTIGO 42
Grimes, Martha, THE WAY OF ALL FISH
Gross, Andrew, EVERYTHING TO LOSE
Guggenheim, Marc, OVERWATCH
Hagberg, David, BLOOD PACT
Haines, Carolyn, BOOTY BONES
Hall, Parnell, NYPD PUZZLE
Hall, Rachel Howzell, LAND OF SHADOWS
Hallinan, Timothy, HERBIE’S GAME
Hallinan, Timothy, HERBIE’S GAME
Handler, David, THE COAL BLACK ASPHALT TOMB
Harkness, Deborah, THE BOOK OF LIFE
Harris, C.S., WHY KINGS CONFESS
Hart, Carolyn, DEATH AT THE DOOR
Hawvermale, Lance, THE DISCRETIONIST
Hayder, Mo , WOLF
Hayes, J.M., THE SPIRIT AND THE SKULL
Hayes, Peter, MY LADY OF THE BOG
Hayes, Samantha, UNTIL YOU’RE MINE
Hayes, Terry, I AM PILGRIM
Haynes, Elizabeth, UNDER A SILENT MOON
Hebert, Brandon , THE BUDDY SYSTEM
Henshaw, Mark, COLD SHOT
Hill, Antonio, THE GOOD SUICIDES
Housewright, David, DEVIL MAY CARE
Hubbard, Janet, BORDEAUX: THE BITTER FINISH
Hudgins, Maria, DEATH IN AN IVORY TOWER
Hunt, James Patrick, THE DETECTIVE
Hunter, Stephen, SNIPER’S HONOR
Hutton, Ewart, DEAD PEOPLE
Iles, Greg, NATCHEZ BURNING
Itkovic, Ed, FINAL CURTAIN
Jance, J.A., MOVING TARGET
Jance, J.A., REMAINS OF INNOCENCE
Jia, Mai, DECODED
Johnson, Craig, ANY OTHER NAME
Jones, Stephen Lloyd, THE STRING DIARIES
Jones, Weyman, EVIL IN RETURN
Kaehler, Tammy, AVOIDABLE CONTACT
Kahn, Michael, FACE VALUE
Kalteis, Dietrich, RIDE THE LIGHTNING
Kasischke, Laura, MIND OF WINTER
Katzenbach, John, RED 1-2-3
Kellerman, Jonathan, KILLER
Kerr, Philip, PRAYER
Kestin, Hesh, THE LIE
King, Stephen, MR. MERCEDES
Koch, Herman, SUMMER HOUSE WITH SWIMMING POOL
Koenig, Joseph, REALLY THE BLUES
Koontz, Dean, THE CITY
Korelitz, Jean Hanff, YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
Kuhlken, Ken, THE GOOD KNOW NOTHING
Kuhns, Eleanor, CRADLE TO GRAVE
Kurland, Michael, WHO THINKS EVIL
Lackberg, Camilla, THE HIDDEN CHILD
Lamanda, Al , FIRST LIGHT
Lane, Johanna, BLACK LAKE
LaPlante, Alice, A CIRCLE OF WIVES
Laukkanen, Owen, KILL FEE
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE RECKONING
Lee, Patrick, RUNNER
Leon, Donna, BY ITS COVER
Lescroart, John, THE KEEPER
Levinson, Robert S., FINDERS, KEEPERS, LOSERS, WEEPERS
Lewis, Mitchell Scott, EVIL IN THE 1ST HOUSE
Lin, Ed, GHOST MONTH
Link, Charlotte, THE WATCHER
Lippman, Laura, AFTER I’M GONE
Logue, Mary, LAKE OF TEARS
Lotz, Sarah, THE THREE
Ludwig, Jerry, BLACKLIST
MacBride, Stuart, A SONG FOR THE DYING
Mann, Don with, Pezzullo, Ralph, SEAL TEAM SIX: HUNT THE JACKAL
Margolin, Phillip, WORTHY BROWN’S DAUGHTER
Mark, David, SORROW BOUND
Maron, Margaret, DESIGNATED DAUGHTERS
Mayle, Peter, THE CORSICAN CAPER
McBeth, Colette, PRECIOUS THING
McCafferty, Keith, DEAD MAN’S FANCY
McCleary, Carol, NO JOB FOR A LADY
McGrath, M.J., THE BONE SEEKER
McMahon, Jennifer, THE WINTER PEOPLE
Merrell, Susan Scarf, SHIRLEY
Milchman, Jenny, RUIN FALLS
Mina, Denise, THE RED ROAD
Mishani, D.A., A POSSIBILITY OF VIOLENCE
Monday, T.T., THE SETUP MAN
Montanari, Richard, THE STOLEN ONES
Moore, Laurie, GETTING MAMA OUT OF HELL
Morley, Isla, ABOVE
Muller, Marcia, THE NIGHT SEARCHERS
Myers, Beverle Graves, WHISPERS OF VIVALDI
Nelson, D-L, MURDER ON INSEL POEL
Neuhaus, Nele, BAD WOLF
Nunn, Kem, CHANCE
Nunn, Malla, PRESENT DARKNESS
O’Connor, Scott, HALF WORLD
Ohlsson, Kristina, THE DISAPPEARED
Oleksiw, Susan, FOR THE LOVE OF PARVATI
O’Sullivan, Kathryn, MURDER ON THE HOOF
Owen, Howard, PARKER FIELD
Pagel, Tempa, THEY DANCED BY THE LIGHT OF THE MOON
Palmer, Daniel, DESPERATE
Parks, Brad, THE PLAYER
Parshall, Sandra, POISONED GROUND
Passman, Don, THE AMAZING HARVEY
Pavone, Chris, THE ACCIDENT
Pearson, Ridley, THE RED ROOM
Perry, Anne, DEATH ON BLACKHEATH
Perry, Karen, THE INNOCENT SLEEP
Phillips, Scott, HOP ALLEY
Portes, Andrea, BURY THIS: A NOVEL
Powell, Jessie Bishop, THE MARRIAGE AT THE RUE MORGUE
Preston, Doug &, Child, Lincoln, THE LOST ISLAND
Pronzini, Bill, STRANGERS
Quartey, Kwei, MURDER AT CAPE THREE POINTS
Quinn, Spencer, PAW AND ORDER
Quirk, Matthew, THE DIRECTIVE
Ramsey, Fred, DROWNING BARBIE
Rankin, Ian, SAINTS OF THE SHADOW BIBLE
Reed, Mary &, Mayer, Eric, TEN FOR DYING
Rhodes, Kate, A KILLING OF ANGELS
Rikel, Rosalyn, MILLICENT’S TOWER
Robards, Karen, HER LAST WHISPER
Robertson, Michael, MORIARTY RETURNS A LETTER
Robotham, Michael, WATCHING YOU
Rodriguez, Linda, EVERY HIDDEN FEAR
Rollins, James &, Cantrell, Rebecca, INNOCENT BLOOD
Rosenfelt, David, WITHOUT WARNING
Rosenfelt, David, HOUNDED
Royes, Gillian, THE SEA GRAPE TREE
Russinovich, Mark, ROGUE CODE
Sandford, John, FIELD OF PREY
Sansom, C.J., DOMINION
Saylor, Steven, RAIDERS OF THE NILE
Seymour, Gerald, THE DEALER AND THE DEAD
Shaw, William, SHE’S LEAVING HOME
Simon, Clea, PANTHERS PLAY FOR KEEPS
Slater, Susan, ROLLOVER
Slaughter, Karin, COP TOWN
Smith, Dwayne Alexander, FORTY ACRES
Smith, Lachlan, LION PLAYS ROUGH
Smith, Tom Rob, THE FARM
Spann, Susan, BLADE OF THE SAMURAI
Staincliffe, Cath, DEAD TO ME
Stein, Triss, BROOKLYN GRAVES
Steinhauer, Olen, THE CAIRO AFFAIR
Stevens, Chevy , THAT NIGHT
Stevens, Taylor, THE CATCH
Straley, John, COLD STORAGE, ALASKA
Swarup, Vikas, THE ACCIDENTAL APPRENTICE
Tafoya, Dennis, POOR BOY’S GAME
Tallis, F.R., THE FORBIDDEN
Talty, Stephanie, HANGMAN
Taylor, Patrick, NOW AND IN THE HOUR OF OUR DEATH
Tesh, Jane, A BAD REPUTATION
Thoft, Ingrid, IDENTITY
Thomas, Sam, THE HARLOT’S TALE
Thomas, Will, FATAL INQUIRY
Thurlo, David & Aimee, THE PAWNBROKER
Todd, Charles, HUNTING SHADOWS
Toussaint, Maggie, GONE AND DONE IT
Tremayne, Peter , ATONEMENT OF BLOOD
Troy, Mark, THE SPLINTERED PADDLE
Ulfelder, Steve, WOLVERINE BROS. FREIGHT & STORAGE
Unger, Lisa, IN THE BLOOD
Van Laerhoven, Bob, BAUDELAIRE’S REVENGE
Van Lustbader, Eric, ROBERT LUDLAM’S THE BOURNE ASCENDANCY
Verdon, John, PETER PAN MUST DIE
Walker, Martin, THE RESISTANCE MAN
Walsh, Jill Paton, THE LATE SCHOLAR
Weaver, Tim, NEVER COMING BACK
Weiss, Jan Merete, A FEW DROPS OF BLOOD
White, Randy Wayne, BONE DEEP
Williams, Amanda Kyle, DON’T TALK TO STRANGERS
Wolf, Dick, THE EXECUTION
Woods, Stuart, CUT AND THRUST
Wortham, Reavis, VENGEANCE IS MINE
Young, Tom, SAND AND FIRE
Zimmerman, Jean, SAVAGE GIRL
Zouroudi, Anne, THE LADY OF SORROWS

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Best First Novel

Bailey, Robert, THE PROFESSOR
Belcamino, Kristi, BLESSED ARE THE DEAD
Benzley, Valerie, THE GORDIAN KNOT UNDONE
Bouman, Tom, DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY
Brady, Eileen, MUZZLED
Burnsworth, David, SOUTHERN HEAT
Campbell, Rick, THE TRIDENT DECEPTION
Carpenter, C.J., NEVER ALONE
Colla, Elliott, BAGHDAD CENTRAL
Cooley, M.P., ICE SHEAR
Dahl, Julia, INVISIBLE CITY
Daniel, Ray, TERMINATED
Davidson, John P., THE OBEDIENT ASSASSIN
Dillon, E.R., AYRSHIRE MURDERS
Gailey, Samuel W., DEEP WINTER
Goodman, Lee, INDEFENSIBLE
Hardacker, Vaughn, SNIPER
Harun, Adrianne, A MAN CAME OUT OF A DOOR IN THE MOUNTAIN
Johnson, Robert, THE CULLING
Kendal, Claire, THE BOOK OF YOU
Kriss, Gary, THE ZODIAC DECEPTION
Kuhn, Shane, THE INTERN’S HANDBOOK
Leuthardt, Eric C., REDDEVIL 4
Levine, Daniel, HYDE
Malerman, Josh, BIRD BOX
McHugh, Laura, THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD
Moose, Ruth, DOING IT AT THE DIXIE DEW
O’Connor, T.J., DYING TO KNOW
Palmer, Matthew, THE AMERICAN MISSION
Parsons, Kelly, DOING HARM
Quigley, Jeanne, ALL THINGS MURDER
Rader-Day, Lori, THE BLACK HOUR
Robinson, Bryan E., LIMESTONE GUMPTION
Rowland, M.L., ZERO-DEGREE MURDER
Salvalaggio, Karin, BONE DUST WHITE
Scofield, Ted, EAT WHAT YOU KILL
Simpson, N.P., B.O.Q.
Soloway, Jeff, THE TRAVEL WRITER
Sternbergh, Adam, SHOVEL READY
Swanson, Peter, GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART
Sweterlitsch, Thomas, TOMORROW AND TOMORROW
Tucker, Neely, THE WAYS OF THE DEAD
Weber, Tracy, MURDER STRIKES A POSE
Weir, Andy, THE MARTIAN
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, FOURTH DOWN AND OUT
Wilde, Tom, THE BLOOD OF ALEXANDER
Wright, Erica, THE RED CHAMELEON

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Aames, Avery, DAYS OF WINE AND ROQUEFORT
Abani, Chris, THE SECRET HISTORY OF LAS VEGAS
Adams, Ellery, PECAN PIES AND HOMICIDES
Alden, Laura, POISON AT THE PTA
Alexander, Rebecca, THE SECRETS OF LIFE AND DEATH
Allen, Beverly, BLOOM AND DOOM
Allen, Nancy, THE CODE OF THE HILLS EPB
Archer, Connie, A ROUX OF REVENGE
Arlington, Lucy, BOOKS, COOKS, AND CROOKS
Arsenault, Emily, WHAT STRANGE CREATURES
Baker, Shannon, BROKEN TRUST
Baldwin, Carey, CONFESSION
Bennett, Robert Jackson, CITY OF STAIRS
Berlow, H.B., THE 9 MM SOLUTION
Bissell, Sallie, DEADLIEST OF SINS
Blair, Peggy, THE POISONED PAWN
Bolin, Janet, NIGHT OF THE LIVING THREAD
Bonner, Brynn, DEATH IN REEL TIME
Bradford, Laura, SHUNNED AND DANGEROUS
Brennan, Allison, DEAD HEAT
Brown, Duffy, PEARLS AND POISON
Buckland, Raymond, CURSED IN THE ACT
Budewitz, Leslie, CRIME RIB
Burcell, Robin, THE KILL ORDER
Burdette, Lucy, MURDER WITH GANACHE
Burrows, Steve, SIEGE OF BITTERNS
Cahoon, Lynn, GUIDEBOOK TO MURDER
Cahoon, Lynn, MISSION TO MURDER
Camilleri, Andrea, HUNTING SEASON
Camilleri, Andrea, ANGELICA’S SMILE
Campbell, Colin, MONTECITO HEIGHTS
Canadeo, Anne, A DARK AND STORMY KNIT
Carlson, Alyse, KEEPING MUM
Carr, Carol K., INDIA BLACK AND THE GENTLEMAN JEWEL THIEF
Chapman, Brenda, COLD MOURNING
Charbonneau, Joelle, A CHORUS LINE-UP
Cochran, Peg, ICED TO DEATH
Collins, Kate, THROW IN THE TROWEL
Collins, Max Allan, THE WRONG QUARRY
Connolly, Sheila, SCANDAL IN SKIBBEREEN
Connolly, Sheila, RAZING THE DEAD
Cook, J.J., PLAYING WITH FIRE
Cook, J.J., DEATH ON EAT STREET
Cooper, Amanda, TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT
Crockett, Jessie, MAPLE MAYHEM
Culbertson, Judi, A PHOTOGRAPHIC DEATH
Culver, Chris, BY ANY MEANS
Davis, Rod, SOUTH, AMERICA
de la Motte, Anders, BUZZ
DePaul, Virna, AWAKENED
Dicker, Joel, THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR
Donally, Claire, LAST LICKS
Easton, Don, THE BENEFACTOR
Fifield, Christy, MURDER SENDS A POSTCARD
Ford, G.M., CHUMP CHANGE
Freydont, Shelley, INDEPENDENCE SLAY
Gaylin, Alison, STAY WITH ME
George, Kathleen, A MEASURE OF BLOOD
Gerber, Daryl Wood, INHERIT THE WORD
Gilstrap, John, END GAME
Goldsborough, Robert, MURDER IN THE BALL PARK
Grace, Margaret, MADNESS IN MINIATURE
Hale, Rebecca M., HOW TO PAINT A CAT
Hamilton, Victoria, MUFFIN BUT MURDER
Harlick, R.J., SILVER TOTEM OF SHAME
Harlow, Jennifer, WEREWOLF SINGS THE BLUES
Harper, Tom, THE ORPHEUS DESCENT
Haywood, B.B., TOWN IN A STRAWBERRY WHIRL
Hilary, Sarah, SOMEONE ELSE’S SKIN
Hinsley, Lisa, THE ULTIMATE CHOICE
Hirahara, Naomi, MURDER ON BAMBOO LANE
Hockensmith, Steve &, Falco, Lisa, THE WHITE MAGIC FIVE AND DIME
Hodgson, Antonia, THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, SINKING SUSPICIONS
Hornsby, Wendy, THE COLOR OF LIGHT
Huber, Anna Lee, A GRAVE MATTER
Hughes, Mary Ellen, THE PICKLED PIPER
Hunsicker, Harry, THE CONTRACTORS
Hyzy, Julie, HOME OF THE BRAISED
Hyzy, Julie, GRACE AGAINST THE CLOCK
Irving, Terry, COURIER
Jaffarian, Sue Ann, GHOST OF A GAMBLE
James, Miranda, THE SILENCE OF THE LIBRARY
Jensen, Martin, OATHBREAKER
Johnston, Linda O., TEACUP TURBULENCE
Kay, Arlene, MAN TRAP
Keeley, D.A., BITTER CROSSING
Keller, Roland, NATURE OF THE BEAST
Kelly, Diane, PAW ENFORCEMENT
Kerns, Arthur, THE AFRICAN CONTRACT
Kingsmill, Suzanne F., DYING FOR MURDER
Knowles, Mike, THE BUFFALO JOB
Knox, Annie, PAWS FOR MURDER
Lashner, William, THE BARKEEP
Laurie, Victoria, THE GHOUL NEXT DOOR
Lee, Elizabeth, A TOUGH NUT TO KILL
Leonard, Peter, EYES CLOSED TIGHT
Lewis, Robert K., CRITICAL DAMAGE
Lilliefors, James, THE PSALMIST
Linskey, Howard, THE DAMAGE
Lipperman, Lizbeth, JAILHOUSE GLOCK
Logan, Kylie, A TALE OF TWO BIDDIES
Logan, Kylie, DEATH BY DEVIL’S BREATH
London, Meg, A FATAL SLIP
Lourey, Jess, JANUARY THAW
Lowell, Virginia, COOKIES AND SCREAM
MacInerny, Karen, DEATH RUNS ADRIFT
MacNeal, Susan Elia, PRIME MINISTER’S SECRET AGENT
MacRae, Molly, SPINNING IN HER GRAVE
Marshall, Michael, WE ARE HERE
Martine, Carol Ann, TAPESTRY OF LIES
McAndrews, Jennifer, ILL-GOTTEN PANES
McBride, Matthew, A SWOLLEN RED SUN
McBride, Susan, TO HELEN BACK
McBride, Susan, MAD AS HELEN
McCoy, Max, THE SPIRIT IS WILLING
McFetridge, John, BLACK ROCK
McGilloway, Brian, LITTLE GIRL LOST
McGilloway, Brian, SOMEONE YOU KNOW
McKinlay, Jenn, SUGAR AND ICED
McKinlay, Jenn, DEATH OF A MAD HATTER
McPherson, Catriona, THE DAY SHE DIED
Minato, Kanae, CONFESSIONS
Morrigan, Laura, A TIGER’S TALE
Morton, Lisa, NETHERLAND
Mosiman, Billie Sue, THE GREY MATTER
Moss, John, BLOOD WINE
Nolan, Terri, GLASS HOUSES
Novgorodoff, Danica, THE UNDERTAKING OF LILY CHEN
Orford, Margie, LIKE CLOCKWORK
Orford, Margie, BLOOD ROSE
Parker, Kate, THE COUNTERFEIT LADY
Parra, Nancy, ENGAGED IN MURDER
Parra, Nancy J., MURDER GONE-A-RYE
Perry, Mary Hart, THE SHADOW PRINCESS
Price, Cate, A DOLLHOUSE TO DIE FOR
Reed, Hannah, BEEWITCHED
Round, Jeffrey , PUMPKIN EATER
Rudberg, Denise, A SMALL INDISCRETION
Rudolph, Wally, FOUR CORNERS
Rutherford, Anne, THE TWELFTH NIGHT MURDER
Sax, Elise, LOVE GAME
Shaw, Johnny, PLASTER CITY
Smith, Karen Rose, DEADLY DÉCOR
Smith, Martin J., THE DISAPPEARED GIRL
Stelmach, Orest, THE BOY WHO STOLE FROM THE DEAD
Swanson, Denise, DEAD BETWEEN THE LINES
Taylor, Abbie, THE STRANGER ON THE TRAIN
Thomas, Audrey, LOCAL CUSTOMS
Turner, Lisa, THE GONE DEAD TRAIN
Upson, Nicola, THE DEATH OF LUCY KYTE
Valeur, Erik, THE SEVENTH CHILD
Washburn, Franci, THE RED BIRK ALL-INDIAN TRAVELING BAND
Watterson, Kate, BURIED
Webb, Wendy, THE VANISHING
Williams, Charlotte, THE HOUSE ON THE CLIFF
Williams, Reba White, FATAL IMPRESSIONS
Winters, Ben H., WORLD OF TROUBLE: LAST POLICEMAN III
Womack, Steven &, McDaniel, Wayne, RESURRECTION BAY
Young, Tom, PHANTOM FURY

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Best Fact Crime

Barrett, Jackie, THE HAUNTING OF THE GEMINI: A TRUE STORY OF NEW YORK’S ZODIAC MURDERS
Barrett, Paul M., LAW OF THE JUNGLE: THE $19 BILLION LEGAL BATTLE OVER OIL IN THE RAIN FOREST AND THE LAWYER WHO’D STOP AT NOTHING TO WIN
Bird, Kai, THE GOOD SPY: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBERT AMES
Coakley, Mark, HIDDEN HARVEST: THE RISE AND FALL OF NORTH AMERICA’S BIGGEST CANNABIS GROW OP
Cook, Kevin, KITTY GENOVESE: THE MURDER, THE BYSTANDERS, THE CRIME THAT CHANGED AMERICA
Halber, Deborah, THE SKELETON CREW: HOW AMATEUR SLEUTHS ARE SOLVING AMERICA’S COLDEST CASES
Hoffman, Carl, THE SAVAGE HARVEST: A TALE OF CANNIBALS, COLONIALISM, AND MICHAEL ROCKEFELLER’S TRAGIC QUEST FOR PRIMITIVE ART
Hoffman, Tod, AL QAEDA DECLARES WAR: THE AFRICAN EMBASSY BOMBINGS AND AMERICA’S SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
Hunt, Amber, SEE HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME: A TROUBLED TEEN, HIS DEVOTED PARENTS, AND A COLD-BLOODED KILLING
King, Gary with, Johnson, Sheila, DEAD OF NIGHT
Kirn, Walter, BLOOD WILL OUT: THE TRUE STORY OF A MURDER, A MYSTERY, AND A MASQUERADE
Krist, Gary, EMPIRE OF SIN: A STORY OF SEX, JAZZ, MURDER, AND THE BATTLE FOR MODERN NEW ORLEANS
Lefebure, Molly, MURDER ON THE HOME FRONT: A TRUE STORY OF MORGUES, MURDERERS, AND MYSTERIES DURING THE LONDON BLITZ
Levingston, Steven, LITTLE DEMON IN THE CITY OF LIGHT: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER AND MESMERISM IN BELLE EPOQUE PARIS
Macintyre, Ben, A SPY AMONG FRIENDS: KIM PHILBY AND THE GREAT BETRAYAL
Mangino, Matthew T., THE CRIMES, ARRESTS, TRIALS, APPEALS, LAST MEALS, FINAL WORDS AND EXECUTIONS OF 46 PERSONS IN THE UNITED STATES
McLean, Margaret &, Leiberman, Jon, WHITEY ON TRIAL: SECRETS, CORRUPTON, AND THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH
Medsger, Betty, THE BURGLARY: THE DISCOVERY OF J. EDGAR HOOVER’S SECRET FBI
Olanoff, Lynn &, McEvoy, Colin, FATAL JEALOUSY: THE TRUE STORY OF A DOOMED ROMANCE, A SINGULAR OBSESSION, AND A QUADRUPLE MURDER
Olsen, Gregg, IF I CAN’T HAVE YOU: SUSAN POWELL, HER MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE, AND THE MURDER OF HER CHILDREN
Pelonero, Catherine, KITTY GENOVESE: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF A PUBLIC MURDER AND ITS PRIVATE CONSEQUENCES
Phelps, M. William, OBSESSED
Phelps, M. William, THE KILLING KIND
Richmond, Clint, FETCH THE DEVIL: THE SIERRA DIABLO MURDERS AND NAZI ESPIONAGE IN AMERICA
Rother, Caitlin, I’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU
Ruderman, Wendy &, Laker, Barbara, BUSTED: A TALE OF CORRUPTION AND BETRAYAL IN THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE
Schechter, Harold, THE MAD SCULPTOR: THE MANIAC, THE MODEL, AND THE MURDER THAT SHOOK THE NATION
Scott, Robert, STAR-CROSSED KILLERS
Snow, Robert L., KILLERS IN THE FAMILY: INSIDE A REAL FAMILY OF CRIMINALS BOUND BY BLOOD
Stewart, Gary with, Mustafa, Susan, THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL: SEARCHING FOR MY FATHER…AND FINDING THE ZODIAC KILLER
Swidey, Neil, TRAPPED UNDER THE SEA: ONE ENGINEERING MARVEL, FIVE MEN, AND A DISASTER TEN MILES INTO THE DARKNESS

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Best Critical-Biographical

Brownson, Charles, THE FIGURE OF THE DETECTIVE: A LITERARY HISTORY AND ANALYSIS
Buckler, Patricia Prandini, BLOODY ITALY: ESSAYS ON CRIME WRITING IN ITALIAN SETTINGS
Evans, Curtis , MYSTERIES UNLOCKED: ESSAYS IN HONOR OF DOUGLAS G. GREENE
Mancall, Jim, JAMES ELLROY: A COMPANION TO THE MYSTERY FICTION
Pezzotti, Barbara, POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN ITALIAN CRIME FICTION: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
Shaw, Bruce, JOLLY GOOD DETECTING: HUMOR IN ENGLISH CRIME FICTION OF THE GOLDEN AGE
Stewart, Faye, GERMAN FEMINIST QUEER CRIME FICTION: POLITICS, JUSTICE AND DESIRE

 

 

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Best Short Story

Abercrombie, Joe, “TOUGH TIMES ALL OVER” – ROGUES
Abraham, Daniel, “THE MEANING OF LOVE” – ROGUES
Alexander, Gary, “THE ESSENCE OF SMALL PEOPLE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Allyn, Doug, “THE SNOW ANGEL” – EQMM JAN 2014
Allyn, Doug, “THE BANDIT BALLADS” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Anthony, Meredith, “SO A MAN WALKS INTO A BOOKSTORE” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Bailey, Frankie Y., “IN HER FASHION” – EQMM JULY 2014
Ball, David W., “PROVENANCE” – ROGUES
Benson, Raymond, “GHOSTS” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Berry, Steve vs., Rollins, James, “THE DEVIL’S BONES” – FACEOFF
Beyerlein, Nathan, “FOLLOWING THE LIKELY PATH” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Bhide, Monica , “MOTHER” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Boland, John C., “KILLING MORRIS GIMPLE” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Bond, Molly, “BARE AS BONES” – EQMM MAY 2014
Carcaterra, Lorenzo, “THE VULTURE’S GAME”
Carey, Jay, “WE DON’T TRUST THE NIGHT” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Carr, Dara, “WHEN I’M FAMOUS” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Chapman, Tim, “THE SEED” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Cheong, Colin, “SMILE, SINGAPORE” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Child, Lee, “NOT A DRILL”
Child, Lee vs., Finder, Joseph, “GOOD AND VALUABLE CONSIDERATION” – FACEOFF
Chua, Damon, “SINFUL AND THE PINK EDWARD VII” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Chua, Dave, “BEDOK RESERVOIR” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Cody, Liza, “A HAND” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Coleman, Reed Farrel, A REDEMPTION OF BONES
Collins, Max Allan &, Spillane, Mickey, “IT’S IN THE BOOK
Cook, Alan, “CHECKPOINT CHARLIE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Cornell, Paul, “A BETTER WAY TO DIE” – ROGUES
Costa, Shelley, “THE SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF BLOOD IN SUNLIGHT” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Cox, Brian, “FOR DOT” – AHMM MAY 2014
Crider, Bill, “GORILLA OF THE GASBAGS” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Crouch, Blake, *69
Cutter, Leah R., “THE CURIOUS CASE OF RABBIT AND THE TEMPLE GODDESS” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
D’Agnese, Joseph, “NIGHTHAWKS” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Dean, David, “MURDER TOWN” – EQMM FEB 2014
Dean, David, “THE ASSUMPTION OF SEAMUS TYRRELL” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Deaver, Jeffery, “THE COMPETITORS” – TROUBLE IN MIND
Deaver, Jeffery, “RECONCILIATION” – TROUBLE IN MIND
Deaver, Jeffery, “COMRADE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Deaver, Jeffery vs., Sandford, John, “RHYMES WITH PREY” – FACEOFF
Denton, Bradley, “BAD BRASS” – ROGUES
DePoy, Phillip, “MARY’S SHALLOW GRAVE” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Dilts, Catherine, “TWEENS” – AHMM MAY 2014
Dirckx, John H., “DEAD MAN’S SHOES” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Dirckx, John H., “ZERO AND COUNTING” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Dobbyn, John F., “BRIGHT DIAMOND” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Doudera, Vicki, “A NEIGHBOR’S STORY” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Druett, Joan, “KING CADE” – AHMM MARCH 2014
DuBois, Brendan, “BOND OF BROTHERS” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
DuBois, Brendan, “THE PLOW GUY” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
DuBois, Brendan, “CRUSH DEPTH” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Egan, Kevin, “TERM LIFE” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Eisenstein, Phyllis, “THE CARAVAN TO NOWHERE” – ROGUES
Estleman, Loren D., “ADMIT ONE” – EQMM FEB 2014
Estleman, Loren D., “SITTING DUCKS” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Estleman, Loren D., “SINCERELY, MR. HYDE” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Faherty, Terence, “THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE” – EQMM FEB 2014
Faherty, Terence, “A CASE OF IDENTITY” – EQMM FEB 2014
Finder, Joseph, “POLICE REPORT” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Floyd, John M., “HUNTERS” – AHMM MAY 2014
Flynn, Gillian, “WHAT DO YOU DO?” – ROGUES
Franklin, S.L., “WORST-CASE SCENARIO” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Frazier, Meredith, “NIGHT BELONGS TO THE ANIMALS” – EQMM JULY 2014
Fusilli, Jim, “THE ONE-ARMED MAN IN THE LUNCHEONETTE” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Gaiman, Neil, “HOW THE MARQUIS GOT HIS COAT BACK” – ROGUES
Gates, David Edgerley, “JACK BE NIMBLE” – AHMM MARCH 2014
Gates, David Edgerley, “STIR CRAZY” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Goh, Colin, “LAST TIME” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Gorman, Ed, “CALCULATED RICK” – EQMM MAY 2014
Graham, Bruce, “TRASH IN THE GARBAGE” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Graham, Heather vs., Wilson, F. Paul, “INFERNAL NIGHT” – FACEOFF
Grecian, Alex, “UNKNOWN CALLER” – EQMM JULY 2014
Greer, Lu, “SIX HOURS” – EQMM MAY 2014
Guillebeau, Michael, “THE MAN IN THE MOON” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Halstead, Howard, “LIMELIGHT” – EQMM JAN 2014
Halter, Paul, “JACOB’S LADDER” – EQMM FEB 2014
Hancock, Penny, “HER BEST FRIEND’S BOYFRIEND” – EQMM JULY 2014
Helms, Richard, “BUSTING RED HEADS” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Helms, Richard, “SECOND SIGHT UNSEEN” – EQMM JULY 2014
Ho, Donald Tee Quee, “DETECTIVE IN A CITY WITH NO CRIME” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Hughes, Matthew, “THE INN OF THE SEVEN BLESSINGS” – ROGUES
Iden, Matthew, THE KINDNESS OF NEIGHBORS
Jakeman, Jane, “MOIS” – EQMM FEB 2014
Jance, J.A., “HIS MOTHER’S SON” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Jeyaretnam, Philip, “STRANGLER FIG” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Jonasson, Ragnar, “DEATH OF A SUNFLOWER” – EQMM JAN 2014
Jones, Roger, “SOCIAL MEDIA” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Khoury, Raymond vs., Barclay, Linwood, “PIT STOP” – FACEOFF
Knadler, David, “LOST HORSE ROAD” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Koontz, Dean, “THE NEIGHBOR”
Lansdale, Joe R., “BENT TWIG” – ROGUES
Larson, Ellen, WILDCRAFT
Laskowski, Tara, “THE MONITOR” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Law, Janice, “THE RAIDER” – AHMM MARCH 2014
Law, Janice, “THE PULP FICTION WRITER” – AHMM MAY 2014
Lawton, R.T., “GIBET DE MONTFAUCON” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Lee, Johann S., “CURRENT ESCAPE” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Lehane, Dennis vs., Connelly, Michael, “RED EYE” – FACEOFF
Lepovetsky, Lisa, “NOODLING” – EQMM JAN 2014
Lescroart, John, “THE LAST CONFESSION” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Lescroart, John vs., Parker, T. Jefferson, “SILENT HUNT” – FACEOFF
Levinson, Robert S., “AFTER DADDY DIED” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Levinson, Robert S., “MY MOM, THE MOVIES, AND ME” – EQMM MAY 2014
Lewin, Michael Z., “A QUESTION OF FATHERS” – EQMM MAY 2014
Lewis, Evan, “SKYLER HOBBS AND THE SMARTER BROTHER” – EQMM FEB 2014
Lewis, Evan, “MR. CROCKETT AND THE LONGRIFLE” – AHMM MAY 2014
Lief, Katia, “HOUSE OF A THOUSAND EYES” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Light, Larry, “THE BEST DATE EVER” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Lim, Suchen Christine, “MEI KWEI, I LOVE YOU” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Lindley, Steve, “MAN BURIES MAN” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Lippman, Laura, “THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Lopresti, Robert, “DEVIL CHASED THE WOLF AWAY” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Lopresti, Robert, “THE ACCESSORY” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Lopresti, Robert, “A BAD DAY FOR BARGAIN HUNTERS” – AHMM MAY 2014
Lovesey, Peter, “REMAINDERED”
Lynch, Scott, “A YEAR AND A DAY IN OLD THERADANE” – ROGUES
Lynds, Gayle &, Sheldon, John C., “A CARD FOR MOTHER” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Malliet, G.M., “HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS” – EQMM JAN 2014
Mangeot, Robert, “SPARKS TO THE BEAR’S HIDE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Martin, George R.R., “THE ROGUE PRINCE, OR, A KING’S BROTHER” – ROGUES
Martini, Steve vs., Fairstein, Linda, “SURFING THE PANTHER” – FACEOFF
McFadden, Dennis, “THE PURLOINED PIGS” – EQMM JAN 2014
McFadden, Dennis, “DEAR HEARTS, GENTLE PEOPLE” – AHMM MARCH 2014
Michael, Becky, “ROMANTIVORES” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Milchman, Jenny, “THE VERY OLD MAN” – EQMM JULY 2014
Motz, Jutta, “THE RUSSIAN WOMAN” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Muessig, Chris, “THE HOARD” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Myers, Amy, “MURDER AND THE SPIDERBRUSHER” – EQMM JAN 2014
Myers, Amy, “PARSON PENNYWICK AND THE MURDERED OWLER” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Neville, Katherine, “CUBA LIBRE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Nix, Garth, “A CARGO OF IVORIES” – ROGUES
Orsi, Carlos, “BEST EATEN COLD” – EQMM JULY 2014
Osborne, Lawrence, “TATTOO” – SINGAPORE NOIR
O’Shaughnessy, Perri, “GLORY OF THE WORMS AND SNAKES” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Page, Katherine Hall, “SLICED” – SMALL PLATES
Page, Katherine Hall, “HIDING PLACES” – SMALL PLATES
Page, Katherine Hall, “ACROSS THE POND” – SMALL PLATES
Paretsky, Sara, “MISS BIANCA” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Parker, Percy Spurlark , “SOME FLAMES NEVER DIE” – EQMM JAN 2014
Parker, Percy Spurlark , “SPLITTING ADAMS” – EQMM JULY 2014
Parker, T. Jefferson, “SIDE EFFECTS” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Passey, Steve, SHOTGUN SUICIDE
Petrin, Jas. R., “A KNOCK ON THE DOOR” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Powell, James, “BLUNT INSTRUMENTS” – EQMM JAN 2014
Powell, James, “THE THEFT OF THE CLOWN JULES” – EQMM MAY 2014
Priest, Cherie, “HEAVY METAL” – ROGUES
Pronzini, Bill, “HOOCH” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Pronzini, Bill, “IT COULDN’T BE DONE?” – EQMM JULY 2014
Rader-Day, Lori, “OVER HER BODY” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Rankin, Ian vs., James, Peter, “IN THE NICK OF TIME” – FACEOFF
Reavis, Ann, MURDER AT MOUNTAIN VISTA
Richards, Tony, “THE CLAN” – AHMM MARCH 2014
Richards, Tony, “THE DANUA BOYS” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Rogers, Cheryl, “KING BROWN” – EQMM FEB 2014
Ross, Stephen, “BAD MEMORY” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Rothfuss, Patrick, “THE LIGHTNING TREE” – ROGUES
Rozan, S.J., “KENA SAI” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “ASSET PROTECTION” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Samuels, Malachi vs., Warren, D.D., “THE LAUGHING BUDDHA” – FACEOFF
Saylor, Steven, “ILL SEEN IN TYRE” – ROGUES
Schofield, Neil, “AND LITTLE LAMBS EAT IVY” – EQMM MAY 2014
Schofield, Neil, “ROOM FOR AVRIL” – AHMM JUNE 2014
Schuren, Shannon, “LILY’S BEEF” – EQMM FEB 2014
Shannon, James T., “OCCASION OF SIN” – AHMM MARCH 2014
Stack, Gilbert M., “PANDORA’S STATION” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Stine, R.L. vs., Preston, Douglas; Child, Lincoln, “GASLIGHTED” – FACEOFF
Stone, Jonathan, “EAST MEETS WEST” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Stone, Jonathan, DEAD LETTERS
Swanwick, Michael, “TAWNY PETTICOATS” – ROGUES
Tan, Cheryl Lu-Lien, “REEL” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Thibadeau, Susan, “THE DISCARDED SPOUSE” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Tippee, Bob, “MORE WITH LESS” – AHMM MAY 2014
Tobin, Brian, “TEDDY” – EQMM MAY 2014
Todd, Marilyn, “HEAVEN KNOWS” – EQMM JAN 2014
Todd, Marilyn, “FRUIT OF ALL EVIL” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Todd, Marilyn, “BAD TASTE” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Turnbull, Peter, “PANCRAS SULLIAN” – EQMM JULY 2014
Tuttle, Lisa, “THE CURIOUS AFFAIR OF THE DEAD WIVES” – ROGUES
Van Laerhoven, Bob, “CHECKMATE IN CHIMBOTE” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Vaughn, Carrie, “ROARING TWENTIES” – ROGUES
Vernon, Gigi, “PURSE STRINGS” – AHMM APRIL 2014
Vernon, Gigi, “SHOW STOPPER” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Vincent, Bev, “THE HONEY TRAP” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Vittachi, Nury, “MURDER ON ORCHARD RD” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Wallace, Joseph, “DEEP SUBMERGENCE” – MWA PRESENTS ICE COLD
Warthman, Dan, “GASLIGHT” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Washington, Shauna, “ANCHOR BABY” – AHMM MAY 2014
Welch, Christopher, “THE ART OF AUTHENTICATION” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2014
Wellinger, Chad, “DEAD RINGER” – EQMM FEB 2014
Williams, Walter Jon, “DIAMONDS FROM TEQUILA” – ROGUES
Willis, Connie, “NOW SHOWING” – ROGUES
Wilski-Strong, Marianne, “THE ABBOT AND THE RUBY” – AHMM JULY-AUG 2014
Yu, Ovidia, “SPELLS” – SINGAPORE NOIR
Zeltserman, Dave, “JULIUS KATZ AND A TANGLED WEBB” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Zeltserman, Dave, “JULIUS ACCUSED” – EQMM JUNE 2014

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Best Juvenile

Abbott, Tony, GOOFBALLS #6: THE CRAZY CLASSROOM CAPER
Amato, Mary, GOOD CROOKS BOOK ONE: MISSING MONKEY!
Amato, Mary, GOOD CROOKS BOOK TWO: DOG GONE!
Auxier, Jonathan, THE NIGHT GARDENER
Averbeck, Jim, A HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT
Baity, Cam &, Zelkowicz, Benny, THE FIRST BOOK OF ORE: THE FOUNDRY’S EDGE
Baldacci, David, THE FINISHER
Beauvais, Clementine, SLEUTH ON SKATES
Berk, Josh, SAY IT AIN’T SO
Blakemoore, Megan Frazer, THE SPY CATCHERS OF MAPLE HILL
Bosch, Pseudonymous, BAD MAGIC
Calkhoven, Laurie, THE TRAVELER’S TRICKS
Davies, Jacqueline, THE MAGIC TRAP
Foxlee, Karen, OPHELIA AND THE MARVELOUS BOY
Gavin, Rohan, KNIGHTLEY & SON
Gibbs, Stuart, POACHED
Giff, Patricia Reilly, HUNTER MORAN DIGS DEEP
Greene, Jacqueline Dembar, A GROWING SUSPICION
Hale, Bruce, THICKER THAN WATER
Hilton, Marilyn, FOUND THINGS
Hockensmith, Steve &, Pflugfelder, “Science Bob”, NICK AND TESLA’S ROBOT ARMY RAMPAGE
Hockensmith, Steve &, Pflugfelder, “Science Bob”, NICK AND TESLA’S SUPER AGENT GADGET BATTLE
Kehoe, Tim, FURIOUS JONES AND THE ASSASSIN’S SECRET
Kirby, Stan, CAPTAIN AWESOME AND THE MISSING ELEPHANTS
Klise, Kate, GREETINGS FROM THE GRAVEYARD
Lloyd, Natalie, A SNICKER OF MAGIC
MacGregor, Roy, THE MYSTERY OF THE RUSSIAN RANSOM
Malone, Marianne, SIXTY EIGHT ROOMS: THE SECRET OF THE KEY
McQuerry, Maureen, TIME OUT OF TIME: BOOK ONE: BEYOND THE DOOR
Milford, Kate, GREENGLASS HOUSE
Mull, Brandon , THE FIVE KINGDOMS: SKY RAIDERS
Paris, Harper, GREETINGS FROM SOMEWHERE: THE MYSTERY OF THE GOLD COIN
Paris, Harper, GREETINGS FROM SOMEWHERE: THE MYSTERY OF THE MOSAIC
Paris, Harper, THE MYSTERY OF THE STOLEN PAINTING
Pauley, Kimberly, ASK ME
Perelman, Helen, THE MARSHMALLOW MYSTERY
Quinn, Jordan, THE KINGDOM OF WRENLY: THE SCARLET DRAGON
Quinn, Jordan, THE FIVE KINGDOMS: THE LOST STONE
Reiss, Kathryn, INTRUDERS AT RIVERMEAD MANNER
Rosenberg, Madelyn, NANNY X
Scroggs, Kirk, SNOOP TROOP: IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE PLAYGROUND
Shusterman, Neal &, Elfman, Eric, THE ACCELERATI TRILOGY: BOOK ONE: TESLA’S ATTIC
Snicket, Lemony, FILE UNDER: 13 SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS
Stroud, Jonathan, LOCKWOOD & CO.: THE WHISPERING SKULL
Trevayne, Emma, FLIGHTS AND CHIMES AND MYSTERIOUS TIMES
Unsworth, Tania, THE ONE SAFE PLACE
Vaughn, M.M., MINDSCAPE
Viorst, Judith, LULU’S MYSTERIOUS MISSION
Warner, Penny, THE CODE BUSTERS CLUB, CASE #4: THE MUMMIES CURSE
Wells, Marcia, EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER: MYSTERY ON MUSEUM MILE
Wight, Tamra, MYSTERY OF THE EAGLE’S NEST

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Best Young Adult

Armentrout, Jennifer L., DON’T LOOK BACK
Bailey, Kristin, RISE OF THE ARCANE FIRE
Bennardo, Charlotte, BLONDE OPS
Benoit, Charles, COLD CALLS
Benway, Robin, GOING ROGUE: AN ALSO KNOWN AS NOVEL
Berk, Ari, LYCH WAY
Bradley, S.X., UNCOVERED
Chodosh, Janie, DEATH SPIRAL
Christopher, Lucy, THE KILLING WOODS
Colfer, Eoin, THE HANGMAN’S REVOLUTION
Cronkhite, Lisa M., DISCONNECTED
Dawn, Sasha, OBLIVION
Elsto, Ashley, THE RULES FOR BREAKING
Fantaskey, Beth, BUZZ KILL
Froley, Margaux, HERO COMPLEX
Gaber, C.L. &, Stanley, V.C., JEX MALONE
Giles, Lamar, FAKE ID
Gillespie, Hollis, UNACCOMPANIED MINOR
Green, Jacqueline, SECRETS & LIES
Green, S.E., KILLER INSTINCT
Hale, Kathleen, NO ONE ELSE CAN HAVE YOU
Harnes, Kim, STILL PHOTO
James, Steven, BLUR
Kade, Stacey, PROJECT PAPER DOLL: THE HUNT
Klise, James, THE ART OF SECRETS
Krokos, Dan, FALSE FUTURE
Kuehn, Stephanie, COMPLICIT
Kulper, Kendall, SALT & STORM
Laidlaw, S.J., THE VOICE INSIDE MY HEAD
Lippert-Martin, Kristen, TABULA RASA
Lockhart, E., WE WERE LIARS
Lyga, Barry, BLOOD OF MY BLOOD
Miranda, Megan, VENGEANCE
Moore, Peter, V IS FOR VILLAIN
Nelson, Blake, THE PRINCE OF VENICE BEACH
Peters, Julie Anne, LIES MY GIRLFRIEND TOLD ME
Poe, Christopher Allan, DARK SIGHT
Preble, Joy, THE A-WORD: A SWEET DEAD LIFE NOVEL
Sandford, John &, Cook, Michele, UNCAGED
Scott, Victoria, FIRE & FLOOD
Sharpe, Tess, FAR FROM YOU
Shine, Joe, I BECOME SHADOW
Skilton, Sarah, HIGH AND DRY
Sloan, Holly Goldberg, JUST CALL MY NAME
Somper, Justin, ALLIES & ASSASSINS
Talkington, Amy, LIV, FOREVER
Taylor, Kara, WICKED LITTLE SECRETS
Templeman, McCormick, THE GLASS CASKET
Verday, Jessica, OF MONSTERS AND MADNESS
Webb, Philip, WHERE THE ROCK SPLITS THE SKY
Zadoff, Allen, I AM THE MISSION
Zafon, Carlos Ruiz, MARINA
Zubro, Mark, SAFE

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Best TV Episode

Cunningham, Alexandera, “CALEB” – BATES MOTEL
Cuse, Carlton &, Ehrin, Kerry, “THE BOX” – BATES MOTEL
Gatiss, Mark, “THE EMPTY HEARSE” – SHERLOCK
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “UNFINISHED BUSINESS” – BLUE BLOODS

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Bond, Molly, “BARE AS BONES” – EQMM MAY 2014
Carr, Dara, “WHEN I’M FAMOUS” – EQMM JUNE 2014
Frazier, Meredith, “NIGHT BELONGS TO THE ANIMALS” – EQMM JULY 2014
Michael, Becky, “ROMANTIVORES” – EQMM MAR-APRIL 2014
Wellinger, Chad, “DEAD RINGER” – EQMM FEB 2014

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Aames, Avery, DAYS OF WINE AND ROQUEFORT
Adams, Ellery, PECAN PIES AND HOMICIDES
Albert, Susan Wittig, DEATH COME QUICKLY
Alfieri, Annamaria, STRANGE GODS
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES CON
Allen, Beverly, BLOOM AND DOOM
Andrews, Donna, THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE EMUS
Archer, Connie, A ROUX OF REVENGE
Arlington, Lucy, BOOKS, COOKS, AND CROOKS
Ballard, Mignon F., MISS DIMPLE PICKS A PECK OF TROUBLE
Barrett, Lorna, BOOK CLUBBED
Belcamino, Kristin, BLESSED ARE THE DEAD
Bolin, Janet, NIGHT OF THE LIVING THREAD
Bolton, Sharon, DARK AND TWISTED TIDE
Bowen, Rhys, CITY OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT
Bowen, Rhys, QUEEN OF HEARTS
Bradford, Laura, SHUNNED AND DANGEROUS
Brennan, Allison, NOTORIOUS
Brody, Frances, MURDER IN THE AFTERNOON
Brown, Duffy, PEARLS AND POISON
Budewitz, Leslie, CRIME RIB
Burdette, Lucy, MURDER WITH GANACHE
Cahoon, Lynn, GUIDEBOOK TO MURDER
Calkins, Susanna, FROM THE CHARRED REMAINS
Carlson, Alyse, KEEPING MUM
Casey, Jane, THE STRANGER YOU KNOW
Charbonneau, Joelle, A CHORUS LINE-UP
Childs, Laura, EGGS IN A CASKET
Childs, Laura, STEEPED IN EVIL
Cochran, Peg, ICED TO DEATH
Cohen, Nancy J., HANGING BY A HAIR
Cook, J.J., PLAYING WITH FIRE
Cook, J.J., DEATH ON EAT STREET
Cooper, Amanda, TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT
Crespi, Camilla, THE BREAKFAST CLUB MURDER
Crockett, Jessie, MAPLE MAYHEM
Dahl, Julia, INVISIBLE CITY
Dennison, Hannah, MURDER AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
Donally, Claire, LAST LICKS
Duncan, Alice, SPIRITS REVIVED
Ebisch, Glen, THE BLANK CANVAS
Faherty, Terence, THE QUIET WOMAN
Ferris, Monica, THE DROWNING SPOOL
Fifield, Christy, MURDER SENDS A POSTCARD
Finger, Gerrie Ferris, MURMURS OF INSANITY
Freydont, Shelley, INDEPENDENCE SLAY
Hale, Rebecca M., HOW TO PAINT A CAT
Hamilton, Victoria, MUFFIN BUT MURDER
Hart, Carolyn, DEATH AT THE DOOR
Hirahara, Naomi, MURDER ON BAMBOO LANE
Huber, Anna Lee, A GRAVE MATTER
Hughes, Mary Ellen, THE PICKLED PIPER
Hyzy, Julie, HOME OF THE BRAISED
Hyzy, Julie, GRACE AGAINST THE CLOCK
Jaffarian, Sue Ann, GHOST OF A GAMBLE
Johnston, Linda O., TEACUP TURBULENCE
Kramer, Julie, DELIVERING DEATH
Lee, Elizabeth, A TOUGH NUT TO KILL
Logan, Kylie, A TALE OF TWO BIDDIES
Logan, Kylie, DEATH BY DEVIL’S BREATH
London, Meg, A FATAL SLIP
Lowell, Virginia, COOKIES AND SCREAM
MacInerny, Karen, DEATH RUNS ADRIFT
McAndrews, Jennifer, ILL-GOTTEN PANES
McCleary, Carol, NO JOB FOR A LADY
McKinlay, Jenn, SUGAR AND ICED
McKinlay, Jenn, DEATH OF A MAD HATTER
Moose, Ruth, DOING IT AT THE DIXIE DEW
Morrigan, Laura, A TIGER’S TALE
O’Sullivan, Kathryn, MURDER ON THE HOOF
Parra, Nancy, ENGAGED IN MURDER
Parra, Nancy J., MURDER GONE-A-RYE
Price, Cate, A DOLLHOUSE TO DIE FOR
Quigley, Jeanne, ALL THINGS MURDER
Rader-Day, Lori, THE BLACK HOUR
Reed, Hannah, BEEWITCHED
Rowland, M.L., ZERO-DEGREE MURDER
Smith, Karen Rose, DEADLY DÉCOR
Toussaint, Maggie, GONE AND DONE IT
Unger, Lisa, IN THE BLOOD
Weber, Tracy, MURDER STRIKES A POSE

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