The Edgar® Awards – 2022 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of November 30, 2021Appearance 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 2022.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on a Thursday in either late April or early May 2022.

Best Novel

Abbott, Bailee, A BRUSH WITH MURDER
Abbott, Megan, THE TURNOUT
Adams, Hope, DANGEROUS WOMEN
Addison, Esme, A HEX FOR DANGER
Alexander, Ellie, THE CURE FOR WHAT ALES YOU
Alexander, Tasha, THE DARK HEART OF FLORENCE
Allen, J.D., FLAT BLACK FORD
Ames, Jonathan, A MAN NAMED DOLL
Archer, Leslie, UNTIL WE ARE LOST
Armstrong, Kelley, A STRANGER IN TOWN
Aspenson, Carolyn Ridder, OVERKILL
Audrain, Ashley, THE PUSH
Bailey, Anna, WHERE THE TRUTH LIES
Baker, Chandler, THE HUSBANDS
Baker, Shannon, EASY MARK
Baldacci, David, A GAMBLING MAN
Baldacci, David, MERCY
Baldacci, David, MERCY
Bannalec, Jean-Luc, THE GRANITE COAST MURDERS
Bauer, Belinda, EXIT
Bauer, Chris, ZERO ISLAND
Beaton, M.C. with, Green, R.W., DOWN THE HATCH
Beckman, Alicia, BITTERROOT LAKE
Belli, Kate, BETRAYAL ON THE BOWERY
Belsky, R.G., BEYOND THE HEADLINES
Benn, James R., ROAD OF BONES
Bennett, S.J., THE WINDSOR KNOT
Berenson, Alex, THE POWER COUPLE
Bernhard, Emilia, DESIGNS ON THE DEAD
Berry, Connie, THE ART OF BETRAYAL
Berry, Flynn, NORTHERN SPY
Berry, Steve, THE KAISER’S WEB
Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda, FIERCE LITTLE THING
Billingham, Mark, RABBIT HOLE
Black, Laura Gail, MURDER BY THE BOOKEND
Blackburn, Maggie, ONCE UPON A SEASIDE MURDER
Blake, Elizabeth, DEATH AND SENSIBILITY
Blanchard, Alice, THE WITCHING TREE
Blau, Sarah, THE OTHERS
Bohjalian, Chris, HOUR OF THE WITCH
Bokur, Debra, THE BONE FIELD
Bourelle, Andrew, 48 HOURS TO KILL
Bowen, Gail, AN IMAGE IN THE LAKE
Bowen, Rhys, THE VENICE SKETCHBOOK
Bowen, Rhys, GOD REST YE, ROYAL GENTLEMEN
Box, C.J., DARK SKY
Boyle, William, SHOOT THE MOONLIGHT OUT
Bradby, Tom, TRIPLE CROSS
Brannon, Barbara, THE WOLF HUNT
Breck, Elizabeth, DOUBLE TAKE
Brennan, Allison, TELL NO LIES
Brook, Allison, DEATH ON THE SHELF
Brown, Rita Mae, OUT OF HOUNDS
Brown, Sandra, BLIND TIGER
Browning, M.E., MERCY CREEK
Bruce, Camilla, IN THE GARDEN OF SPITE
Burdette, Lucy, A SCONE OF CONTENTION
Burke, James Lee, ANOTHER KIND OF EDEN
Burke, Sue, IMMUNITY INDEX
Burton, Jeffrey B., THE KEEPERS
Butler, Nickolas, GODSPEED
Byron, Ellen, CAJUN KISS OF DEATH
Calkins, Susanna, THE CRY OF THE HANGMAN
Calvin, Kris, ALL THAT FALL
Cambridge, Colleen, MURDER AT MALLOWAN HALL
Cantrel, Christian, SCORPION
Carlisle, Kate, LITTLE BLACK BOOK
Carr, Jack, THE DEVIL’S HAND
Carson, Scott, WHERE THEY WAIT
Carter, A.F., THE YARDS
Cash, Wiley, WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME
Castillo, Linda, FALLEN
Chandler, James, ONE AND DONE
Chandler, James, FALSE EVIDENCE
Chazin, Suzanne, THE FRAGILE EDGE
Child, Lee & Andrew, BETTER OFF DEAD
Clark, P. Djeli, A MASTER OF DJINN
Clark, Tracy, RUNNER
Cleeves, Ann, THE HERON’S CRY
Cleland, Jane K., JANE AUSTEN’S LOST LETTERS
Clements, Rory, A PRINCE AND A SPY
Clifford, Joe, THE SHADOW PEOPLE
Clinton, Hillary &, Penny, Louise, STATE OF TERROR
Cobb, May, THE HUNTING WOLVES
Coben, Harlan, WIN
Coes, Ben, THE ISLAND
Colasanti, Melissa, CALL ME ELIZABETH LARK
Collins, Megan, FAMILY PLOT
Connolly, John, NAMELESS ONES
Connolly, Sheila, THE SECRET STAIRCASE
Constantine, Liv, THE STRANGER IN THE MIRROR
Copenhaver, John, THE SAVAGE KIND
Cornwell, Patricia, SPIN
Cosby, S.A., RAZORBLADE TEARS
Cosimano, Elle, FINLAY DONOVAN IS KILLING IT
Coyle, Matt, LAST REDEMPTION
Crosby, Ellen, THE FRENCH PARADOX
Crowe, Kitt, DIGGING UP TROUBLE
Cussler, Dirk, CLIVE CUSSLER’S THE DEVIL’S SEA
Dahl, Julia, THE MISSING HOURS
Danvers, Holly, MURDER AT THE LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Dave, Laura, THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME
Davidson, Hilary, HER LAST BREATH
Davies, Carys, THE MISSION HOUSE
Davis, Lindsey , A COMEDY OF TERRORS
de Mariaffi, Elizabeth, THE RETREAT
Dean, Abigail, GIRL A
Dean, Will, THE LAST THING TO BURN
Deaver, Jeffery, THE FINAL TWIST
Deaver, Jeffery , THE MIDNIGHT LOCK
Dennison, Hannah, DANGER AT THE COVE
Deverell, William, STUNG
Doiron, Paul, DEAD BY DAWN
Dolan, Eva, ONE HALF TRUTH
Dorsey, Tim, TROPIC OF STUPID
Dovalpage, Teresa, DEATH UNDER THE PERSEIDS
Downing, Samantha, FOR YOUR OWN GOOD
Ellroy, James, WIDESPREAD PANIC
Emery, Anne, THE KEENING
Engberg, Katrine, THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE
Eriksson, Kjell, THE DEATHWATCH BEETLE
Ernshaw, Shea, HISTORY OF WILD PLACES
Eskens, Allen, THE STOLEN HOURS
Estleman, Loren D., THE EAGLE AND THE VIPER
Evanovich, Janet, GAME ON
Evanovich, Janet &, Hamilton, Steve, BOUNTY
Farthing, Harry, THE GHOST MOTHS
Feeney, Alice, ROCK PAPER SCISSORS
Feito, Virginia, MRS. MARCH
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD TRIAL
Fergus, Charles , NIGHTHAWK’S WING
Fesperman, Dan, THE COVER WIFE
Finch, Charles , AN EXTRAVAGENT DEATH
Finlay, Alex, EVERY LAST FEAR
Fitzsimmons, Matthew, CONSTANCE
Florio, Gwen, THE TRUTH OF IT ALL
Flynn, Laurie Elizabeth, THE GIRLS ARE ALL SO NICE HERE
Flynn, Vince &, Mills, Kyle, ENEMY AT THE GATES
Foster, Sara, THE HUSH
Fowler, Christopher, BRYANT & MAY: ORANGE & LEMONS
Fowler, Christopher, BRYANT & MAY: LONDON BRIDGES IS FALLING DOWN
Fox, Candice, GATHERING DARK
Fredericks, Mariah, DEATH OF A SHOWMAN
Freeman, Brian, ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE BOURNE TREACHERY
Frost, Jacqueline, SLASHING THROUGH THE SNOW
Gailey, Sarah, THE ECHO WIFE
Galloway, Gregory, JUST THIEVES
Gardner, Lisa, BEFORE SHE DISAPPEARED
Gardner, Tracy, RUBY RED HERRING
Gates, Eva, DEADLY EVER AFTER
Gerard, Anna, PEACHES AND SCHEMES
Gerritsen, Tess &, Braver, Gary, CHOOSE ME
Gilbert, Victoria, RESERVED FOR MURDER
Gilbert, Victoria, RENEWED FOR MURDER
Gilstrap, John, CRIMSON PHOENIX
Goldberg, Lee, BONE CANYON
Goldberg, Lee, GATED PREY
Goldberg, Leonard, THE ABDUCTION OF PRETTY PENNY
Golding, Melanie, THE HIDDEN
Goodwin, S.M., CROOKED IN HIS WAYS
Gordon, David, AGAINST THE LAW
Gosling, Victoria, BEFORE THE RUINS
Graham, Brandon, HALF DEAD
Graham, Heather, DANGER IN NUMBERS
Graham, Heather, THE UNKNOWN
Grant, Kimi Cunningham, THESE SILENT WOODS
Greenwood, Kerry, DEATH IN DAYLESFORD
Griffiths, Elly, THE POSTSCRIPT MURDERS
Griffiths, Elly, THE NIGHT HAWKS
Griffiths, Elly, THE MIDNIGHT HOUR
Guhl, Jim, SOUTH OF LUCK
Gunnis, Emily, THE MIDWIFE’S SECRET
Hagberg, David, GAMBIT
Haines, Carolyn, INDEPENDENT BONES
Hall, Rachel Howzell, THESE TOXIC THINGS
Hamilton, Glen Erik, ISLAND OF THIEVES
Hamilton, Jessica, WHAT YOU NEVER KNEW
Hancock, Anne Mette, THE CORPSE FLOWER
Harper, Jane, THE SURVIVORS
Harrington, Kent, LAST SEEN
Harris, C.S., WHAT THE DEVIL KNOWS
Harris, Robert J., A STUDY IN CRIMSON: SHERLOCK HOLMES 1942
Hart, Matthew, ICE ANGEL
Hausmann, Romy, SLEEPLESS
Hauty, Chris, SAVAGE ROAD
Hawkins, Paula, A SLOW FIRE BURNING
Hayes, Emery, BACK FROM THE BRINK
Hechtman, Betty, ONE FOR THE HOOKS
Heller, L. Allison, THE NEIGHBOR’S SECRET
Higashino, Keigo, SILENT PARADE
Hill, Edwin, WATCH HER
Hillerman, Anne, STARGAZER
Hirahara, Naomi, CLARK AND DIVISION
Hodge, Rebecca, OVER THE FALLS
Hood, Joshua, ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE TREADSTONE EXILE
Housewright, David, WHAT DOESN’T KILL US
Howard, Catherine Ryan, 56 DAYS
Huchu, T.L., THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD
Hummel, Maria, LESSON IN RED
Hunter, Stephen, BASIL’S WAR
Hunter, Susan, DANGEROUS WATERS
Hurwitz, Gregg, PRODIGAL SON
Hutton, Callie, THE SIGN OF DEATH
Ide, Joe, SMOKE
Imamura, Natsuko, THE WOMAN IN THE PURPLE SKIRT
Indridason, Arnaldur, THE DARKNESS KNOWS
Jackson, Joshilyn, MOTHER MAY I
James, Miranda, WHAT THE CAT DRAGGED IN
Jance, J.A., MISSING AND ENDANGERED
Jance, J.A., UNFINISHED BUSINESS
Jayatissa, Amanda, MY SWEET GIRL
Jestin, Victor, HEATWAVE
Jewell, Lisa, THE NIGHT SHE DISAPPEARED
Johansen, Iris, THE BULLET
Johansen, Iris, HIGH STAKES
Johansen, Iris &, Johansen, Roy, BLINK OF AN EYE
Johnson, Craig, DAUGHTER OF THE MORNING STAR
Johnstone, Carole, MIRRORLAND
Jonasson, Ragnar, THE GIRL WHO DIED
Jones, Sandie, THE GUILT TRIP
Jones, Stephen Mack, DEAD OF WINTER
Justice, Robert, THE CAN’T TAKE YOUR NAME
K’wan, , THE RELUCTANT KING
Kasper, Jason, THE ENEMIES OF MY COUNTRY
Katsu, Alma, RED WIDOW
Kayode, Femi, LIGHTSEEKERS
Kellerman, Jonathan, SERPENTINE
Kellerman, Jonathan & Jesse, THE BURNING
Kells, Claire, VANISHING EDGE
Kelly, Erin, WATCH HER FALL
Kelly, Sofie, HOOKED ON A FELINE
Kent, Kathleen, THE PLEDGE
Keown, Audrey, DUST TO DUST
Kepnes, Caroline, YOU LOVE ME
Kestrel, Jame, FIVE DECEMBERS
Khaw, Cassandra, NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH
King, Laurie R., CASTLE SHADE
King, Stephen, BILLY SUMMERS
Kingsbury, Kate, IN HOT WATER
Klingborg, Brian, THIEF OF SOULS
Knox, Elizabeth, THE ABSOLUTE BOOK
Koontz, Dean, THE OTHER EMILY
Kope, Spencer, ECHOES OF THE DEAD
Korelitz, Jean Hanff, THE PLOT
Koryta, Michael, NEVER FAR AWAY
Kotzwinkle, William, FELONIOUS MONK
Krueger, William Kent, LIGHTNING STRIKE
Kubica, Mary, LOCAL WOMAN MISSING
Kuhn, Cynthia, HOW TO BOOK A MURDER
Lackberg, Camilla, SILVER TEARS
Lackey, Kris, BUTCHER PEN RD
Land, Jon, MARGARET TRUMAN’S MURDER ON THE METRO
Langan, Sarah, GOOD NEIGHBORS
Lange, Richard, ROVERS
Lansdale, Joe R., MOON LAKE
Lapena, Shari, NOT A HAPPY FAMILY
Lattari, Katie, DARK THINGS I ADORE
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE STANDOFF
Le Corre, Hervé, IN THE SHADOW OF THE FIRE
Ledwidge, Michael, RUN FOR COVER
Leigh, Melinda, DROWN HER SORROWS
Leigh, Melinda, RIGHT BEHIND HER
Leitch, Will, HOW LUCKY
Lelchuk, S.A., ONE GOT AWAY
Leon, Donna, TRANSIENT DESIRES
Leonard, Niall, M. KING’S BODYGUARD
Lippman, Laura, DREAM GIRL
Little, Tess, THE LAST GUEST
Little, Tess, THE LAST GUEST
Lloyd, Ellery, PEOPLE LIKE HER
Logan, Kylie, A TRAIL OF LIES
Lostetter, Marina, THE HELM OF MIDNIGHT
Lovesey, Peter, DIAMOND AND THE EYE
Lunney, Tessa, AUTUMN LEAVES, 1922
Lupica, Mike, ROBERT B. PARKER’S STONE’S THROW
Lush, Tara, COLD CREW CORPSE
Macbird, Bonnie, THE THREE LOCKS
Mackintosh, Claire, HOSTAGE
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Mairal, Pedro, THE WOMAN FROM URUGUAY
Mangan, Christine, PALACE OF THE DROWNED
Marcott, Lindsay, MRS. ROCHESTER’S GHOST
Marcum, David, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE EYE OF HEKA
Margolin, Phillip, A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
Martin, Kat, THE PERFECT MURDER
Massey, Sujata, THE BOMBAY PRINCE
Mather, Matthew, OUT OF TIME
Mayor, Archer, MARKED MAN
McCreight, Kimberley, FRIENDS LIKE THESE
McDermid, Val, 1979
McGinley, Jerry, A DRIFTLESS MURDER
McHugh, Laura, WHAT’S DONE IN DARKNESS
McKenzie, Catherine, SIX WEEKS TO LIVE
McKinlay, Jenn, KILLER RESEARCH
McLain, Paula, WHEN THE STARS GO DARK
McMahon, John, A GOOD KILL
McPherson, Catriona, A GINGERBREAD HOUSE
McPherson, Catriona, THE MIRROR DANCE
Meyer, Nicholas, THE RETURN OF HE PHAROAH
Miles, Terry, RABBITS
Miller, Michele Weinstat, GONE BY MORNING
Miranda, Megan, SUCH A QUIET PLACE
Mizushima, Margaret, STRIKING RANGE
Monroe, Nina, THE CHILDREN’S SECRET
Montclair, Allison, A ROGUE’S COMPANY
Montgomery, Jess, THE STILLS
Mosley, Walter, BLOOD GROVE
Mosse, Kate, THE CITY OF TEARS
Muherjee, Abir, THE SHADOWS OF MEN
Muller, Marcia, ICE AND STONE
Munier, Paula, THE HIDING PLACE
Murphy, Sara Flannery, GIRL ONE
Neilan, Paul, THE HOLLYWOOD SPIRAL
Nellums, Eliza, THE BONE CAY
Nelson, Brian , FIVE TRIBES
Neuvel, Sylvain, A HISTORY OF WHAT COMES NEXT
Neville, Stuart, THE HOUSE OF ASHES
Nguyen, Viet Thanh, THE COMMITTED
Noble, Shelley, A SECRET NEVER TOLD
O’Connor, Carlene, MURDER IN AN IRISH BOOKSHOP
O’Donnell, Paraic, THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS
Odden, Karen, DOWN A DARK RIVER
Offutt, Chris, THE KILLING HILLS
Olivia, Alexandra, FORGET ME NOT
Osman, Richard, THE MAN WHO DIED TWICE
Owen, Howard, JORDAN’S BRANCH
Parks, Brad, UNTHINKABLE
Parks, Carrie Stuart, WOMAN IN SHADOW
Pearse, Sarah, THE SANATORIUM
Pelayo, Cynthia, CHILDREN OF CHICAGO
Penny, Louise, THE MADNESS OF CROWDS
Perkins, S.C., FATAL FAMILY TIES
Perry, Anne, DEATH WITH A DOUBLE EDGE
Perry, Anne, A DARK REALITY
Perry, Anne, A CHRISTMAS LEGACY
Perry, Sylvie, THE HAWTHORNE SCHOOL
Petersen, Todd Robert, PICNIC IN THE RUINS
Petrie, Nick, THE BREAKER
Pickett, Rex, THE ARCHIVIST
Pomare, J.P., THE LAST GUESTS
Porter, Henry, THE OLD ENEMY
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, THE SCORPION’S TAIL
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, BLOODLESS
Priest, Cherie, GRAVE RESERVATIONS
Putnam, David, THE RUTHLESS
Pyne, Daniel, WATER MEMORY
Quartey, Kwei, SLEEP WELL, MY LADY
Queally, James, ALL THESE ASHES
Quinn, Cate, BLACK WIDOWS
Quinn, Spencer, TENDER IS THE BITE
Quinn, Spencer, IT’S A WONDERFUL WOOF
Rankin, Ian &, McIlvanney, William, THE DARK REMAINS
Raybourn, Deanna, AN UNEXPECTED PERIL
Reardon, Bryan, LET HER LIE
Redmond, Lissa Marie, THE PARTING GLASS
Redondo, Dolores, THE NORTH FACE OF THE HEART
Reeve, Alex, THE ANARCHISTS’ CLUB
Reeves, Lynne, THE DANGERS OF AN ORDINARY NIGHT
Reichs, Kathy, THE BONE CODE
Reynolds, Allie, SHIVER
Rhoades, J.D., THE KILLING LOOK
Rice, Luanne, THE SHADOW BOX
Richards, Linda L., ENDINGS
Richmond, Michelle, THE WONDER TEST
Rickstad, Eric, I AM NOT WHO YOU THINK I AM
Robinson, Peter, NOT DARK YET
Rose, Karen, SAY GOODBYE
Rosenfelt, David, ANIMAL INSTINCT
Rosenfelt, David, DOG EAT DOG
Rosenfelt, David, BEST IN SNOW
Rosenfield, Kat, NO ONE WILL MISS HER
Rowland, Laura Joh, PORTRAIT OF PERIL
Rozan, S.J., FAMILY BUSINESS
Ruggero, Ed, COMES THE WAR
Ryan, Annelise, DEAD EVEN
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, HER PERFECT LIFE
Sager, Riley, SURVIVE THE NIGHT
Sandford, John, OCEAN PREY
Santlofer, Jonathan, THE LAST MONA LISA
Saunders, Kate, THE MYSTERY OF THE SORROWFUL MAIDEN
Schaffert, Timothy, THE PERFUME THIEF
Schaffhausen, Joanna, EVERY WAKING HOUR
Schaffhausen, Joanna, GONE FOR GOOD
Schellman, Katharine, SILENCE IN THE LIBRARY
Scott, Laura, DOGGED BY DEATH
Sears, Michael, TOWER OF BABEL
Shaw, M.B., MURDER AT THE CASTLE
Shea, Brian , SIGN OF THE MAKER
Shelton, Paige, DEADLY EDITIONS
Shelton, Paige, DARK NIGHT
Shepherd, Scott, THE LAST COMMANDMENT
Shirley, John, STORMLAND
Siegal, Nina, YOU’LL THANK ME FOR THIS
Simon, Clea, HOLD ME DOWN
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH WASHES ASHORE
Slaughter, Karin, FALSE WITNESS
Smith, Ian K., WOLF POINT
Smith, Nicholas Sansbury, SONS OF WAR 3: SINNERS
Spence, Gerry, BLOOD ON THE TABLE
St. James, Dorothy, A PERFECT BIND
St John, Katherine, THE SIREN
Stage, Zoje, GETAWAY
Steadman, Catherine, THE DISAPPEARING ACT
Sten, Camilla, THE LOST VILLAGE
Stonex, Emma, THE LAMPLIGHTERS
Straley, John, SO FAR AND GOOD
Stroby, Wallace, HEAVEN’S A LIE
Swallow, James, SHADOW
Swann, Christopher, A FIRE IN THE NIGHT
Swanson, Peter , EVERY VOW YOU BREAK
Sykes, S.D., THE GOOD DEATH
Szymiczkowa, Maryla, KAROLINA AND THE TORN CURTAIN
Takamura, Kaoru, LADY JOKER, VOLUME 1
Taylor, Sarah Stewart, A DISTANT GRAVE
Thomas, Russ, NIGHTHAWKING
Thomas, Will, DANCE WITH DEATH
Thompson, Lara, ONE NIGHT, NEW YORK
Thompson, Victoria, A MURDER ON WALL STREET
Thor, Brad, BLACK ICE
Todd, Charles, A FATAL LIE
Todd, Charles, AN IRISH HOSTAGE
Tracy, P.J., DEEP INTO THE DARK
Trinchieri, Camilla, THE BITTER TASTE OF MEDICINE
Truss, Lynne, PSYCHO BY THE SEA
Tursten, Helene, AN ELDERLY LADY MUST NOT BE CROSSED
Valente, Cathrynne, THE PAST IS RED
Valente, Cathrynne, COMFORT ME WITH APPLES
Van Lustbader, Eric, THE KOBALT DOSSIER
VanderMeer, Jeff, HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER
Verdon, John, ON HARROW HILL
Vidich, Paul, THE MERCENARY
Wade, James, RIVER, SING OUT
Walker, Laura Jensen, HOPE, FAITH, AND A CORPSE
Walker, Laura Jensen, DEADLY DELIGHTS
Walker, LynDee, NO SIN UNPUNISHED
Wang, Kathy, IMPOSTER SYNDROME
Warburton, Sarah, YOU CAN NEVER TELL
Ward, Catriona, THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS ST
Waugh, Daisy, IN THE CRYPT WITH A CANDLESTICK
Weaver, Ashley, A PECULIAR COMBINATION
Weir, Andy, PROJECT HAIL MARY
Wells, Martha, FUGITIVE TELEMETRY
White, Elle Brooke, STRAWBERRIES AND CRIME
Whitehead, Colson, HARLEM SHUFFLE
Williams, Jen, A DARK AND SECRET PLACE
Wilson, F. Paul, DOUBLE THREAT
Winspear, Jacqueline, THE CONSEQUENCES OF FEAR
Winters, Ben H., THE QUIET BOY
Witten, Matt, THE NECKLACE
Wood, Benjamin, A STATION ON THE PATH TO SOMEWHERE BETTER
Yoon, David, VERSION ZERO
Young, Kate, READING BETWEEN THE CRIMES

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Best First Novel

Adlakha, Sarah, SHE WOULDN’T CHANGE A THING
Andrews, Alexandra, WHO IS MAUD DIXON?
Angoe, Yasmin, HER NAME IS KNIGHT
Barry, Ava, WINDHALL
Bates, Julie, CRY OF THE INNOCENT
Bazelon, Lara, A GOOD MOTHER
Becker, Mally, THE TURNCOAT’S WIDOW
Brazier, Eliza Jane, IF I DISAPPEAR
Callan, Steven T., THE CASE OF THE MISSING GAME WARDEN
Caritj, Anna, LEDA AND THE SWAN
Carocari, Marco, BLACKOUT
Carter, Mary Dixie , THE PHOTOGRAPHER
Chan, Chris, SHERLOCK’S SECRETARY
Chiappone, Richard, THE HUNGER OF CROWS
Christy, Bryan, IN THE COMPANY OF KILLERS
Cowley, Katherine, THE SECRET LIFE OF MISS MARY BENNET
Cox, Kerry, MONEY BEAR
Dalton, Julie Carrick, WAITING FOR THE NIGHT SONG
Dang, Catherine, NICE GIRLS
Davis, Sara, THE SCAPEGOAT
Dobmeier, Tracy &, Katzman, Wendy, GIRLS WITH BRIGHT FUTURES
Euliano, Tammy, FATAL INTENT
Ferrell, Carolyn, DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN
Flanagan, Erin, DEER SEASON
Flanagan, Ted, EVERY HIDDEN THING
Foster, Lori Duffy, A DEAD MAN’S EYES
Frey, Dan, THE FUTURE IS YOURS
Gibson, John, OJ’S KNIFE
Gigl, Robyn, BY WAY OF SORROW
Griffin-Valade, LaVonne, DEAD POINT
Harris, Zakiya Dalila, THE OTHER BLACK GIRL
Hilliard, M.E., THE UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS
Jeng, Sarah Zachrich, THE OTHER ME
Kurian, Vera, NEVER SAW ME COMING
Larsen, Melissa, SHUTTER
Levy, Heather, WALKING THROUGH NEEDLES
Lieberman, Jethro K., EVERYTHING IS JAKE
Manansala, Mia P., ARSENIC AND ADOBO
McCloskey, David, DAMASCUS STATION
McElroy, Alex, ATMOSPHERIANS
McNeil, Kelley, A DAY LIKE THIS
Miksa, Matt, 13 DAYS TO DIE
Miller, Timothy, THE STRANGE CASE OF ELIZA DOOLITTLE
Mondelo, Lee, SUMMER SONS
Moreno, Gus, THIS THING BETWEEN US
Morris, Wanda M., ALL HER LITTLE SECRETS
Morrissey, Hannah, HELLO, TRANSCRIBER
Murphy, Stacie, A DEADLY FORTUNE
Naymark, Emilya, HIDE IN PLACE
Newman, T.J., FALLING
Nicieza, Fabian, SUBURBAN DICKS
Obiora, Noel, A PAST THAT BREATHES
Osworth, A.E., WE ARE WATCHING ELIZA BRIGHT
Penncavage, Michael, PERSON UNKNOWN
Penner, Sarah, THE LOST APOTHECARY
Pouliot, Carol, DEATH RANG THE BELL
Qubain, Luai, THE KINGDOM’S SANDCASTLE
Redman, Eric, BONES OF HILO
Reyes, Raquel V., MANGO, MAMBO, AND MURDER
Slor, Zhanna, AT THE END OF THE WORLD, TURN LEFT
Staples, Will, ANIMALS
Sullivan, Connor, SLEEPING BEAR
Swerdlow, Tommy, STRAIGHT DOPE
Tarantino, Quentin, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD
Thompson, Aggie, I DON’T FORGIVE YOU
Thornton, Chris Harding, PICKARD COUNTY ATLAS
Tingle, Steven, GRAVEYARD FIELDS
Tompkins, JoAnne, WHAT COMES AFTER
Wahrer, Caitlin, THE DAMAGE
Walter, Susan, GOOD AS DEAD
Weisel, Frederick, SILENCED WOMEN
Westgate, Meredith, SHIMMERING STATE
Winstead, Ashley, IN MY DREAMS I HOLD A KNIFE

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Afia, Nekesa, DEAD DEAD GIRLS
Alexander, Ellie, MOCHA, SHE WROTE
Alexander, Ellie, BAKE, BORROW, AND STEAL
Allen, Meri, THE ROCKY ROAD TO RUIN
Andrews, Brian &, Wilson, Jeffrey, SONS OF VALOR
Aptaker, Ann, MURDER AND GOLD
Ashley, Jennifer, DEATH AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE
Axelrod, David, NANTUCKET PENNY
Baart, Nicole, EVERYTHING WE DIDN’T SAY
Bailey, Robert, THE WRONG SIDE
Baldacci, David, THE MIGHTY JOHNS
Bell, David, KILL ALL YOUR DARLINGS
Berry, Lucinda, THE SECRETS OF US
Bishop, Avery, ONE YEAR GONE
Blakemore, Kim Taylor, AFTER ALICE FELL
Brandman, Michael, RISK FACTOR
Bretting, Sandra, THE SAFECRACKER’S SECRET
Burton, Mary, NEAR YOU
Burton, Mary, DON’T LOOK NOW
Bussi, Michel, THE DOUBLE MOTHER
Calder, Eve, A TALE OF TWO COOKIES
Camilleri, Andrea, THE COOK OF THE HALCYON
Camilleri, Andrea, RICCARDINO
Candlish, Louise, THE OTHER PASSENGER
Casey, Donis, VALENTINO WILL DIE
Castro, Joy, FLIGHT RISK
Catalanno, Donald, RESTITUTION
Chiarella, Jessica, THE LOST GIRLS
Chien, Vivien, FATAL FRIED RICE
Clark, Aaron Phillip, UNDER CODE OF LAW
Clark, C. Hope, REUNION ON EDISTO
Coates, Darcy, THE WHISPERING DEAD
Coates, Darcy, THE HAUNTING OF LEIGH HARKER
Coco, Nancy, A MATTER OF HIVE AND DEATH
Coco, Nancy, HERE COMES THE FUDGE
Conte, Cate, CLAWS FOR ALARM
Cooke, C.J., THE LIGHTHOUSE WITCHES
Cooney, Caroline B., THE GRANDMOTHER PLOT
Cooper, Helen, THE DOWNSTAIRS NEIGHBOR
de Castrique, Mark, FATAL SCORES
Douglas, Claire, THEN SHE VANISHES
Dugoni, Robert, IN HER TRACKS
Dupuis, J.J., LAKE CRESCENT
Dylan, Jess, DEATH IN BLOOM
Dylan, Jess, PETALS AND POISON
Easley, Warren C., NO WITNESS
Eisler, Barry, THE CHAOS KIND
Eldridge, Tori, THE NINJA BETRAYED
Ellis, Bella, THE DIABOLICAL BONES
Ellison, J.T., HER DARK LIES
Farrell, Matthew, TELL ME THE TRUTH
Foley, Bridget, JUST GET HOME
Fradkin, Barbara, THE ANCIENT DEAD
Fradkin, Barbara, THE DEVIL TO PAY
Freedman, S.M., THE DAY SHE DIED
Freeman, Brian, INFINITE
French, Nicci, THE UNHEARD
Galligan, John, BAD MOON RISING
Garza, Amber, WHERE I LEFT HER
Gentill, Sulari, SHANGHAI SECRETS
George, Kaye, INTO THE SWEET HEREAFTER
Gervais, Simon, THE LAST PROTECTOR
Gilstrap, John, STEALTH ATTACK
Glass, Seraphina Nova, SUCH A GOOD WIFE
Goble, Steve, PIECES OF EIGHT
Goldberg, Lee Matthew, STALKER STALKED
Goodman, Carol, THE STRANGER BEHIND YOU
Grant, Rachel, DANGEROUS GROUND
Greenaway, R.M., FIVE WAYS TO DISAPPEAR
Gregory, Daryl, THE ALBUM OF DR. MOREAU
Harrison, Helen A., ARTFUL CORPSE
Haynes, Dana, SIROCCO
Herbert, Debbie, NOT ONE OF US
Holahan, Cate, HER THREE LIVES
Holloway, Meghan, HIDING PLACE
Huber, Anna Lee, A WICKED CONCEIT
Hunter, Cari, UNBREAKABLE
Innes, Louise R., DEATH AT THE SALON
James, Wendy, AN ACCUSATION
James, Wendy , A LITTLE BIRD
Jansson, Susanne, WINTER WATER
Jantunen, John, SAVAGE GERRY
Jinks, Catherine, SHELTER
Johnson, Todd M., THE BARRISTER AND THE LETTER OF MARQUE
Judson, Daniel, THE COTTAGE
Keliikoa, Mary, DENIED
Kelly, Diane, MURDER WITH A VIEW
Kelly, Diane, GETAWAY WITH MURDER
Kent, Minka, THE WATCHER GIRL
Kies, Thomas , SHADOW HILL
King, Stephen, LATER
Knighton, Tony, A FEW DAYS AWAY
Konkoly, Steven, SKYSTORM
Kosa, S.F., THE NIGHT WE BURNED
L’Etoile, James, BLACK LABEL
Labuskes, Brianna, A FAMILIAR SIGHT
Lillegraven, Ruth, EVERYTHING IS MINE
Lipinkska, Blanka, THIS DAY
Lipinska, Blanka, 365 DAYS
Lodge, Gytha, LIE BESIDE ME
Longworth, M.L., THE VANISHING MUSEUM ON THE RUE MISTRAL
Lourey, Jess, BLOODLINE
Lourey, Jess, LITANI
Maldonaldo, Isabella, A DIFFERENT DAWN
Maloney, Leo J., ANGLE OF ATTACK
Maloney, Leo J., HARD TARGET
Manney, P.J., (CON)SCIENCE
Marr, Elle, LIES WE BURY
Martin, Paul, DANCE OF THE MILLIONS
Mayne, Andrew, MASTERMIND
McCaslin, Dane, CAT’S MEOW
McDermid, Val &, Briggs, Kathryn, RESISTENCE
McDonald, Christina, DO NO HARM
McFetridge, John, EVERY CITY IS EVERY OTHER CITY
McKinnon, Hannah Mary, YOU WILL REMEMBER ME
Methos, Victor, CRIMSON LAKE ROAD
Methos, Victor, AN UNRELIABLE TRUTH
Meyboom, J.P., BUSINESS
Michaud, Martin, WITHOUT BLOOD
Michaud, Martin, THE DEVIL’S CHOIR
Mihesuah, Devon A., THE HATAK WITCHES
Milliron, Liz, HARM NOT THE EARTH
Milliron, Liz, THE STORIES WE TELL
Mitzner, Adam, THE PERFECT MARRIAGE
Mofina, Rick, SEARCH FOR HER
Moncrieff, Ada, MURDER MOST FESTIVE
Montgomery, Marin, THE IMPOSTER
Moretti, Kate, THE SPIRES
Murphy, Elaine, LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO
Murray, Amita, ARYA WINTERS AND THE TIRAMISU OF DEATH
Musso, Guillaume, CENTRAL PARK
Myles, Kate, THE RECEPTIONIST
Nava, Michael, LIES WITH MAN
Neville, Kim, MEMORY COLLECTORS
Nickless, Barbara, AT FIRST LIGHT
Niemi, Mikael, TO COOK A BEAR
O’Cinneide, C.S., STARR SIGN
Olsen, Gregg, THE HIVE
Omer, Mike, A DEADLY INFUENCE
Palumbo, Dennis, PANIC ATTACK
Parks, Adele, JUST MY LUCK
Parks, Alan, BOBBY MARCH WILL LIVE FOREVER
Parks, Alan, THE APRIL DEAD
Pasquella, A.G., SEASON OF SMOKE
Penney, Elizabeth, BODIES AND BOWS
Penney, Elizabeth, CHAPTER AND CURSE
Pessin, Al, BLOWBACK
Phillips, Matt, TO BRING MY SHADOW
Pinter, Jason, A STRANGER AT THE DOOR
Pirog, Nick, JUNGLE UP
Poirier, Dea, AFTER YOU DIED
Porter, Anna, DECEPTIONS
Porter, C.S., BENEATH HER SKIN
Pressey, Rose, MURDER CAN HAUNT YOUR HANDIWORK
Pressey, Rose, MURDER CAN FROST YOUR DOUGHNUT
Purcell, Laura, THE SHAPE OF DARKNESS
Rader-Day, Lori, DEATH AT GREENWAY
Ragan, T.R., COUNT TO THREE
Raina, Rahul, HOW TO KIDNAP THE RICH
Ramos, Manuel, ANGELS IN THE WIND
Raphael, Lev, DEPARTMENT OF DEATH
Reinard, Cara, SWEET WATER
Robbins, Lori, MURDER IN SECOND POSITION
Rouda, Kaira, THE NEXT WIFE
Rous, Emma, THE PERFECT GUESTS
Sáenz, Eva García, THE WATER RITUALS
Schneider, Joseph, WHAT WAITS FOR YOU
Scott, Joel, ARROW’S REST
Sedira, Samira, PEOPLE LIKE THEM
Seeck, Max, THE ICE COVEN
Serong, Jock, THE BURNING ISLAND
Shepard, Sara &, Sara, SAFE IN MY ARMS
Siger, Jeffrey, A DEADLY TWIST
Silvis, Randall, WHEN ALL LIGHT FAILS
Simmons, Kelly, NOT MY BOY
Smith, J.P., THE SUMMONING
St. George, Gabrielle, HOW TO MURDER A MARRIAGE
Stallings, Josh, TRICKY
Stoler, Cathi, STRAIGHT UP
Stone, Victoria Helen, THE LAST ONE HOME
Sweeney-Baird, Christina, THE END OF MEN
Talton, Jon, CITY OF DARK CORNERS
Taylor, C.L. , HER LAST HOLIDAY
Thompson, Sidney, HELL ON THE BORDER
Thornton, Sarah, WHITE THROAT
Torre, A.R., THE GOOD LIE
Truhen, Aidan, SEVEN DEMONS
Tucher, Albert, BLOOD LIKE RAIN
Venter, Irma, MAN DOWN
Wagner, David P., TO DIE IN TUSCANY
Waites, Martyn, THE SINNER
Walker, Harriett, THE WEDDING NIGHT
Walsh, Alice, DEATH ON DARBY’S ISLAND
Walsh, Helen, PULL FOCUS
Webb, Debra, GONE TOO FAR
Webb, Debra, CAN’T GO BACK
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, AN EMPTY GRAVE
White, Kate, THE FIANCEE
White, Loreth Anne, BENEATH THE DEVIL’S BRIDGE
Williams, Shanora, THE PERFECT RUIN
Wilson, Carter, THE DEAD HUSBAND
Winter, W.A., THE SECRET LIVES OF DENTISTS
Wise, Stacy, LIE, LIE AGAIN
Woodland, Greg, THE NIGHT WHISTLER
Wortham, Reavis Z., LAYING BONES
Wright, Kristin, THE DARKEST FLOWER

 

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Best Fact Crime

Abrams, Dan &, Fisher, David, KENNEDY’S AVENGER: ASSASSINATION, CONSPIRACY, AND THE FORGOTTEN TRIAL OF JACK RUBY
Adshead, Gwen, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW: STORIES OF HUMAN CRUELTY AND COMPASSION
Aiello, Thomas, THE TROUBLE IN ROOM 519: MONEY, MATRICIDE, AND MARGINAL FICTION IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
Brogan, Jan, THE COMBAT ZONE: MURDER, RACE, AND BOSTON’S STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE
Calhoun, Bob, THE MURDERS THAT MADE US: HOW VIGILANTES, HOODLUMS, MOB BOSSES, SERIAL KILLERS, AND CULT LEADERS BUILT THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
Coen, Jeff, MURDER IN CANARYVILLE: THE TRUE STORY BEHIND A COLD CASE AND A CHICAGO COVER-UP
Cox, Carolyn, THE SNATCH RACKET: THE KIDNAPPING EPIDEMIC THAT TERRORIZED 1930S AMERICA
Crowl, Thomas, QUEEN OF THE CON: FROM A SPIRITUALIST TO THE CARNEGIE IMPOSTER
Dekle, Sr., George R., THE EAST RIVER RIPPER: THE MYSTERIOUS 1891 MURDER OF OLD SHAKESPEARE
Dominé, David, A DARK ROOM IN GLITTER BALL CITY: MURDER, SECRETS, AND SCANDAL IN OLD LOUISVILLE
Dykstra, Katherine, WHAT HAPPENED TO PAULA: ON THE DEATH OF AN AMERICAN GIRL
Etter, Lauren, THE DEVIL’S PLAYBOOK: BIG TOBACCO, JUUL, AND THE ADDICTION OF A NEW GENERATION
Eustace, Nicole, COVERED WITH NIGHT: A STORY OF MURDER AND INDIGENOUS JUSTICE IN EARLY AMERICA
Faleiro, Sonia, THE GOOD GIRLS: AN ORDINARY KILLING
Fox, Margalit, THE CONFIDENCE MEN: HOW TWO PRISONERS OF WAR ENGINEERED THE MOST REMARKABLE ESCAPE IN HISTORY
Green, Elon, LAST CALL: A TRUE STORY OF LOVE, LUST, AND MURDER IN QUEER NEW YORK
Hagedorn, Ann, SLEEPER AGENT: THE ATOMIC SPY IN AMERICA WHO GOT AWAY
Hurowitz, Noah, EL CHAPO: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE WORLD’S MOST INFAMOUS DRUG LORD
Jacobs, Chip, THE DARKEST GLARE: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER, BLACKMAIL, AND REAL ESTATE GREED IN 1979 LOS ANGELES
Jobb, Dean, THE CASE OF THE MURDEROUS DR. CREAM: THE HUNT FOR A VICTORIAN ERA SERIAL KILLER
Johnson, Elle, THE OFFICER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY AND FORGIVENESS
Johnson, Lizzie, PARADISE: ONE TOWN’S STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE AN AMERICAN WILDFIRE
Kavanaugh, Julie, THE IRISH ASSASSINS: CONSPIRACY, REVENGE, AND THE PHOENIX PARK MURDERS THAT STUNNED VICTORIAN ENGLAND
Kenda, Joe, KILLER TRIGGERS
Levin, Daniel Barban, SLONIM WOODS 9: A MEMOIR
Loftis, Larry, PRINCESS SPY: THE TRUE STORY OF WORLD WAR II SPY ALINE GRIFFITH, COUNTESS OF ROMANONES
McGarrahan, Ellen, TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: A MURDER, A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, AND HER SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
Melville, Joshua, AMERICAN TIME BOMB: ATTICA, SAM MELVILLE, AND A SON’S SEARCH FOR ANSWERS
Montgomery, Ben, A SHOT IN THE MOONLIGHT: HOW A FREED SLAVE AND A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER FOUGHT FOR JUSTICE IN THE JIM CROW SOUTH
Nelson, David, BOYS ENTER THE HOUSE: THE VICTIMS OF JOHN WAYNE GACY AND THE LIVES THEY LEFT BEHIND
Newton, Michael, ICEMAN OF BROOKLYN: THE MAFIA LIFE OF FRANKIE YALE
Padnos, Theo, BLINDFOLD: A MEMOIR OF CAPTURE, TORTURE, AND ENLIGHTENMENT
Phelps, M. William, WE THOUGHT WE KNEW YOU: A TERRIFYING TRUE STORY OF SECRETS, BETRAYAL, DECEPTION, AND MURDER
Quinn, Aaron & Huskins, Denise, Egan, Nicole Weisensee, VICTIM F: FROM CRIME VICTIMS TO SUSPECTS TO SURVIVORS
Renehan, Edward, DELIBERATE EVIL: NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE, DANIEL WEBSTER, AND THE 1830 MURDER OF A SALEM SLAVE TRADER
Rocco, Giovanni with, Schofield, Douglas, GIOVANNI’S RING: MY LIFE INSIDE THE REAL SOPRANOS
Rodman, Liza &, Jordan, Jennifer, BABYSITTER: MY SUMMERS WITH A SERIAL KILLER
Rother, Caitlin, DEATH ON OCEAN BOULEVARD: INSIDE THE CORONADO MANSION CASE
Rubinstein, Julian, THE HOLLY: FIVE BULLETS, ONE GUN, AND THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE AN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD
Schechter, Harold, MANIAC: THE BATH SCHOOL DISASTER AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN MASS KILLER
Shackle, Samira, “KARACHI VICE: LIE AND DEATH IN A DIVIDED CITY
Shufelt, Gordon H., THE UNCOMMON CASE OF DANIEL BROWN: HOW A WHITE POLICE OFFICER WAS CONVICTED OF KILLING A BLACK CITIZEN, BALTIMORE, 1875
Shum, Desmond, RED ROULETTE: AN INSIDER’S STORY OF WEALTH, POWER, CORRUPTION, AND VENGEANCE IN TODAY’S CHINA
Smith, Benjamin T., THE DOPE: THE REAL HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN DRUG TRADE
Stobbe, Mark, THE “MR. BIG” STING: THE CASES, THE KILLERS, THE CONTROVERSIAL CONFESSIONS
Summerscale, Kate, THE HAUNTING OF ALMA FIELDING: A TRUE GHOST STORY
Trejo, Danny, TREJO: MY LIFE OF CRIME, REDEMPTION, AND HOLLYWOOD
Vronsky, Peter, AMERICAN SERIAL KILLERS – THE EPIDEMIC YEARS 1950-2000
Welsome, Eileen, COLD WAR SECRETS: A VANISHED PROFESSOR, A SUSPECTED KILLER, AND HOOVER’S FBI
Wilkie, Curtis, WHEN EVIL LIVED IN LAUREL: THE “WHITE KNIGHTS” AND THE MURDER OF VERNON DAHMER

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Best Critical-Biographical

Aldridge, Mark, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT: THE GREATEST DETECTIVE IN THE WORLD
Betz, Phyllis M., READING THE COZY MYSTERY: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON AN UNDERAPPRECIATED SUBGENRE
Beyer, Charlotte, MURDER IN A FEW WORDS: GENDER, GENRE AND LOCATION IN THE CRIME SHORT STORY
Bradford, Richard, DEVILS, LUSTS, AND STRANGE DESIRES: THE LIFE OF PATRICIA HIGHSMITH
Chan, Chris, MURDER MOST GROTESQUE: THE COMEDIC FICTION OF JOYCE PORTER
Child, Lee with, King, Laurie R., HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY: A HANDBOOK FROM MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA
Greene, Richard, THE UNQUIET ENGLISHMAN: A LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENE
MacGregor, David, SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES
Morris, James McGrath, TONY HILLERMAN: A LIFE
Panek, LeRoy Lad, NINETEENTH CENTURY DETECTIVE FICTION: AN ANALYTICAL HISTORY
Rubinstein, Mark, THE STORYTELLERS: STRAIGHT TALK FROM THE WORLD’S MOST ACCLAIMED SUSPENSE & THRILLER AUTHORS
Szanter, Ashley, POLICING THE MONSTROUS: ESSAYS ON THE SUPERNATURAL CRIME PROCEDURAL
Tresch, John, THE REASON FOR THE DARKNESS OF THE NIGHT: EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE FORGING OF AMERICAN SCIENCE
Verner, Chris , PLOTS AND GUNPOWDER: A PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY OF THRILLER WRITER GERALD VERNER
von Planta, Anna, PATRICIA HIGHSMITH: HER DIARIES AND NOTEBOOKS 1941-1995
White, Edward, THE TWELVE LIVES OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK: AN ANATOMY OF THE MASTER OF SUSPENSE

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Best Short Story

Adamson, Mike, “THE SHADOW OF THE NEW” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Allan, Barbara, “WHAT’S WRONG WITH HARLEY QUINN?” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Allyn, Doug, “KISS OF LIFE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Allyn, Doug, “HIT AND RUN” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Anthony, Meredith , “READER, I KILLED HIM” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Aptaker, Ann, “THE ALLEY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Aymar, E.A., “THE SEARCH FOR ERIC GARCIA” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Aymé, Marcel, “THE TOUFFARD AFFAIR” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Bahnsen, Chris J., “OCTAGON GIRL” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Bailey, Frankie Y., “NIGHTHAWKS” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Baker, Chad, “COLD HARD” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Baker, Tim, “WAITING FOR THE NIGHT TO FALL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Barnsley, Pam, “WHAT CAN YOU DO?” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Barr, D.M., “A TRIAL FOR THE BOOKS” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Barra, Paul A., “ASSIGNMENT: SHEEPSHEAD BAY” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Bart, David, “BROTHERS OUT OF TIME” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bazowski, Ray, “MOTHER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Beetner, Eric, “THE GUEST” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Benn, James R., “GLASS” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Bennett, D.V., “PLANTED IN MIDAIR” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Black, Pat, “WING MAN” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Blackmoore, Stephen, “LOVE, ROCKET SCIENCE, AND THE MOTHER OF ABOMINATIONS” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Blue, Tyson, “KILLER IN A CAGE” – DEAD-END JOBS
Boland, John C., “PARIS GREEN” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Bowman, Rob, “EVERYTHING DRAINS AND DISAPPEARS” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Boyle, William, “JIANJUN LING AND THE SAD CASE OF SONNY LA GRASS” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Bracken, Michael, “LAST WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bracken, Michael, “TAMPICO TRAUMA” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Bracken, Michael &, Hearn, James A., “BLINDSIDED” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Bradeen, Marla, “THE WITCHING HOUR” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Brazill, Paul D., “SOLITARY MAN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Breen, Jon L., “THE BODY IN THE BEE LIBRARY” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Browning, Callie, “DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Browning, M.E., “EINSTEIN WAS A SURFER” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Bruce, Mark, “MINERVA JAMES AND THE JUDGMENT OF THE FURIES” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bruns, Don, “CHEESEBURGERS IN PARADISE” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Budewitz, Leslie, “COMING CLEAN” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Burke, Alafair, “SEAT 2C” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Burke, Tim, “MR. JOLLY GETS HIS JOLLIES” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Burns, V.M., “THE VERMEER CONSPIRACY” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Cameron, W.H., “CHRISTMAS SPIRIT” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Cantrell, Rebecca, “I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Capon, Elliott, “YOU GOTTA BE IN IT!” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Carpenter, Thomas K., “THE STAIN OF MEMORY” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Carter, Scott William, “ASK HAGAN” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Case, Susie, “THE WORLD ACCORDING TO LUCY” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Chambers, Christopher, “IN THE MATTER OF MABEL AND BOBBY JEFFERSON” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Chan, H.C., “MURDERERS’ FEAST” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Charles, Hal, “NOTHING GOOD HAPPENS AFTER MIDNIGHT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Charles, Hal, “THE REAWAKENING” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Charyn, Jerome, “WHITE CHOCOLATE” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Chase, Joslyn, “DEATH MAKES A DINNER DATE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Chow, Jennifer, “MIDNIGHT ESCAPADE” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Clark, Tracy, “LUCKY THIRTEEN” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Cobb, C.L., “A MURDER OF CRONES” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Coffin, Bruce Robert, “INCOMMUNICADO” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Colt, Peter, “RAINING” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Connelly, Michael, “AVALON” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Cook, Sharon Love, “MUCH ADO ABOUT PLENTY” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Cosby, S.A. , “SOLOMON WEPT” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Coward, Mat, “YEAH, I MEANT TO DO THAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Cox, Brian, “THE JERICHO INCANTATION” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Craft, Michael, “VIP CHECK-IN” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Crandell, Doug, “FRANK SCARSO FINDS HIS LIFE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Crawford, Dan, “PIPER AT THE BACK DOOR OF DAWN” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Crowder, Rhonda, “THE NIGHT THE INTERNET DIED” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Cudmore, Libby, “A BRIEF HISTORY OF LOCAL WARFARE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Culpepper, Mike, “HOW I SOLVED A BLIND PIG MURDER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Cummins, Robert, “THE PHONE MESSAGE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
D’Agnese, Joseph, “MR. TESLA LIKES TO WATCH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Davidson, Hilary, “WEED MAN” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
De Noux, O’Neil, “TICKING OF THE BIG CLOCK” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE GIRL WITH THE GIBSON GIRL LOOK” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
De Paepe, Herbert, “THE BUNKER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, David, “STONE COAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dean, David, “A SEASON OF NIGHT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, David, “NON ABSOLVO” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Dean, Zoë Z., “STRONG STOMACH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Deaver, Jeffery, “TURNING POINT” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Deaver, Jeffery, “CAUSE OF DEATH” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
deBellegarde, Tina, “TOKYO STRANGER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
DeGrazia, Emilio, “SPOO” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
DeMarco-Barrett, Barbara, “THE WATER HOLDS YOU STILL” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Devenport, Emily, “UNTIL YOU’VE SEEN THEIR SHADOWS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Dirckx, John H., “BACKWORDS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Dirckx, John H., “WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Dirckx, John H., “BY HIS OWN HAND” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Doiron, Paul, “THE CARETAKER”
Dolson, Nikki, “GOOD SAMARITAN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Dooling, Richard, “SYCAMORE ACRES” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Dowell, Trey, “THE PROBLEM WITH FISH MARKETS” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
DuBois, Brendan, “THE THRIFTY WAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
DuBois, Brendan, “KILLERS: A STORY OF LOVE IN FOUR ACTS” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
DuBois, Brendan, “FAMILY LOVE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Dugoni, Robert, “THE LAST LINE” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Dunham, T. Fox, “TO THE SURVIVORS” – DEAD-END JOBS
Dunlap, Susan, “THE TWO GENTLEMEN GUESTS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Eckels, Robert Edward, MAJOR MCDONLEVY DOES THE MATH
Edwards, Martin, “TEMPTATION STREET” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Egan, Kevin, “ESCAPE VELOCITY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Egan, Kevin, “HARD MONEY” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Egan, Kevin, “LYDIA’S LAW” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Ellis, Kate, “NEXT DOOR” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Elwood, Elizabeth, “NUMBER 10 MARLBOROUGH PLACE” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Espinoza, Alex, “THE SALT CALLS US BACK” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Estleman, Loren D., “CHICAGO LIGHTNING” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Faherty, Terence, “THE GLORIA SCOTT” EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Farber, Jon Matthew, “YOU LOSE, WE FIND” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Fisher, Eve, “THE SWEET LIFE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Fitch, Janet, “SUNRISE” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Flaherty-Wilson, Stephanie, “UNJUSTICE IN BROOKLYN” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Floyd, John M., “FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Floyd, John M., “THE BIG PICTURE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “THE JERICHO TRAIN” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “SPENDING MONEY” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Freimore, Jackie, “HERE’S TO NEW FRIENDS” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Fulton, Barry, “THE MURDER OF JONATHAN GREYSTONE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Fusilli, Jim, “LOOGY” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Gardiner, Wayne J., “BUSINESS AS USUAL” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Gardiner, Wayne J., “A HELL OF A THING” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Gersh, Max, “THE DEVIL IN PREEMPTION” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Goffman, Barb, “THAT POOR WOMAN” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Goffman, Barb, “A FAMILY MATTER” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Goffman, Barb, “AN INCONVENIENT SLEUTH” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Goffman, Barb, “ICE ICE BABY” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Goffman, Barb, “OUT OF A FOG” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Goldberg, Tod, “A CAREER SPENT DISAPPOINTING PEOPLE” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Goldberg, Todd, “THE ROYAL CALIFORNIAN” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “RAGTOWN” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “THE SPARE” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “THE LOW DESERT” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldman, Matt, “SIXTEEN LIES” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Gonnella, Eleanor, “ANOTHER TEMPTATION” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Gonzales, Michael A., “CITY OF LEAD” – DEAD-END JOBS
Good, Nancy, “WHAT MATTERS MOST” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Goodrich, Joseph, “THE PARIS MANUSCRIPT” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Grames, Juliet, “THE VERY LAST TIME” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Green, Barbara B., “30 ACKERIAN PLACE” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Grimala, Michael, “A TRUNK FULL OF ILLEGAL FIREWORKS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Half, Jason, “NICKY AND THE DARKNESS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Halter, Paul, “THE CELESTIAL THIEF” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Hamilton, Steve, “A DIFFERENT KIND OF HEALING” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Harrington, Karen, “BOO RADLEY COLLEGE PREP” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Harris, Charlaine, “SPRING FEVER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hartford, Elle, “HARBOR LIFE AND CITY SILT 196” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Haynes, Dana, “THE WAITING GAME” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Hearn, James A., “BECOMING ZERO” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Heatley, Paul, “KILLER” – DEAD-END JOBS
Hegenberger, John, “TRIP UP ON HIGH STREET” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Helms, Richard, “SWEEPS WEEK” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hess, Jeffrey, “THE PASCAGOULA RUN” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Hill, Joe, “LAST FARE” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Hockensmith, Steve, “CURIOUS INCIDENTS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Horn, J.D., “THE STAND-IN” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Hornsby, Wendy, “A BIT OF BLING” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hrib, Bogdan , “A BUCHAREST ARREST” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hung, C.H., “THE DEBTOR” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Hunt, Sharon, “DIGGING THROUGH FOG” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Hunt, Sharon, “THE DISAPPEARING MAN” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Jacobs, Tilia Klebenov, “PERFECT STRANGERS” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Jain, Smita Harish, “KOHINOOR” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Jain, Smita Harish, “THE FRAUD OF DIONYSUS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Jakeman, Jane, “TRICK OR TREAT” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Johnston, Denis, “SNAIL MAIL” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Jonasson, Ragnar &, Olafsson, Vikingur, “THE CONCERT” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Jovena, LaToya, “STINGERS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Kalb, Kathleen Marple, “THE THANKSGIVING RAGAMUFFIN” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Kashian, Tina, “CAPE MAY MURDERS” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Knight, Alex, “BIRDMAN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Kohler, Sheila, “THE CHANGING ROOM” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Koryta, Michael, “P.F.A.” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Kreuiter, Victor, “WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER, AREN’T WE?” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Kurland, Michael, “THE YOU-DON’T-KNOW-THE-HALF-OF-IT-DEARIE-BLUES” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lansdale, Joe R., “ROOM FOR ONE MORE” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Lantigua, John, “THE CRY OF THE CONDOR” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Lantigua, John, “DEATH AND THE COYOTE” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Larsen, Tom, “LA DUEÑA” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Larsen, Tom, “EL CUERPO EN EL BARRIL” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Larsen, Tom, “ORO DO TONTOS” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Larsen, Tom, “EL PESCADOR ZURDO” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Law, Janice, “THE WITCHES OF ENDOR” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Law, Janice, “HOMECOMING” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Law, Janice, “THE CONTROL TOWER” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lawton, R.T., “A HELPING HAND” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Lawton, R.T., “SAINT PADDY’S DAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lawton, R.T., “THE ROAD TO HANA” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Lawton, R.T., “GNAWING AT THE CAT’S TAIL” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Lawton, R.T., “GREEN EYES” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Layne, Ken, “THE LOOP TRAIL” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Leigh, Melinda, “HER SECOND DEATH”
Leins, Tom, “THE BODY COUNT” – DEAD-END JOBS
Light, Larry, “FAKE NEWS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Light, Larry, “THE TROUBLE WITH REBECCA” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Linn, Ken, “STRAY” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Liskow, Steve, “SLOW DOWN” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lombardo, A.G., “GARBO ON THE SKIDS” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Long, Christopher E., “THE MISSION” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Lopresti, Robert, “SHANKS’ LOCKED ROOM” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lopresti, Robert, “THE FOURTH CIRCLE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Lopresti, Robert, “TAXONOMY” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Lundin, Leigh, “TRUCKSTOP SALVATION” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Lutz, John, “TAG, YOU’RE DEAD” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
MacInnes, Mike, “THE UNLOCKED CAR” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Maiorisi, Catherine, “WHEN THE CAGED BIRD FLIES” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Maldonado, Isabella, “SMART WOMAN (IN A REAL SHORT SKIRT)” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Malliet, G.M., “THE WHITE STAR” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Mallory, Michael, “THERE’S NOTHING FUNNY ABOUT MURDER” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Mamatas, Nick, “PINK SQUIRREL” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Mangeot, Robert, “SCRATCH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Mansfield, Nina, “WINDY WILLOWS” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Maxwell, Edith, “AN EXCELLENT TEAM” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
McAllister, Bruce, “1952” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
McCormick, William Burton, “A NIGHT OF LIES, THIEVES, AND THUNDER, LONG AGO,” AHMM MARCH-APRIL
McCormick, William Burton, “DEMON IN THE DEPTHS” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
McFadden, Dennis, “THE SMILER” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
McMahan, Alison, “VOLCANO” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Miller, Chris, “INCIDENT IN A DINER” – DEAD-END JOBS
Monnin, M.A., “ST. KILLIAN’S CHOICE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Montclair, Allison, “THE HAUNTING OF THE DESKS”
Moon, Sunil, “THE PATSY” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Morgan, R.S., “A BLUE UMBRELLA SKY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Narvaez, Richie, “DOC’S AT MIDNIGHT” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Naymark, Emilya, “EXIT NOW” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Nethercott, Michael, “THE SOUL OF PEG O’DWYER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Norris, Gregory L., “THE MANNEQUIN GRAVEYARD” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Novick, Nancy, “AN EYE FOR DETAIL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Oates, Joyce Carol, “BONE MARROW DONOR” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Oles, Laura, “EVERYBODY’S ON THE RUN” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Ollerman, Rick, “A PIRATE LOOKS AT FORTY” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Oni, Stella, “THE BLACK WIDOW OF OSHOBGO” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Orloff, Alan, “GATORPALOOZA” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Osler, Rob, “ANALOGUE” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pachter, Josh, “THE FIVE ORANGE PIPES” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pachter, Josh, “THE CITY OF LIGHT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pachter, Josh, “THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Pandian, Gigi, “THE DIAMOND VANISHES” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Pandian, Gigi , “THE LOCKED ROOM” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Parker, T. Jefferson, “SPECTERS” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Paul, B.A., “CORAL COVE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Peace, Tehra, “WHEN THE DUST SETTLES” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Peters, Elizabeth, “THE VENGEANCE OF SEKHMET” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Phillips, Matt, “TRADE FOR THE WORKING MAN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Pierce, Rob, “NOTHING MORE THAN DEATH” – DEAD-END JOBS
Pitts, Delia C., “MIDNIGHT CONFIDENTIAL” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Pitts, Tom, “COMPANY MAN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Plakcy, Neil, “PUBLIC RELATIONS” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Powell, Graham, “A FIGHTER BY HIS TRADE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Powell, Wiliam Dylan, “THE EYES OF THE ALCALDE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pronzini, Bill, “PICK UP STICKS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pronzini, Bill, “WHY DID YOU DO IT?” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Quertermous, Bryon, “HOWARD’S HEART” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Quint, Ellen, “RISKY ASSUMPTIONS” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Raichev, R.T., “TO SLAY A STRANGER” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Randisi, Robert J., “WHO’S THE BLONDE STRANGER?” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Rausch, Andy, “THE SILVER LINING” – DEAD-END JOBS
Redcar, Sydney, “JULIET AND HER ROMEO” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Redmond, Lissa Marie, “IF I COULD JUST GET IT ON PAPER” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Reyes, Raquel V., “MATA HAMBRE” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Robbins, Lori, “LEADING LADIES” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Roberge, Rob, “THE EXPENDABLES” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Robertiello, Mary Jo, “FAMILY MATTERS” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Roberts, Clark , “THE FIRST HORSEMAN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Ross, Stephen, “THE UNDERNEATH” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Roy, Lori, “DO YOU REMEMBER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Ruark, Eric B., “NO GOD WEST OF HAYS” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, DNF” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Sanders, Scott Loring, “THE LEMONADE STAND” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Santiago, Eduardo, THE ANKLE OF ANZA” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Savage, Tom, “THE SHOEMAKER’S CHILDREN” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Scotti, Anna, “NO LEGACY SO RICH” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Scotti, Anna, “A HEAVEN OF A HELL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Scotti, Anna, “THE LONGEST PLEASURE” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Seamon, Hollis, “BLACK SWALLOWTAIL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Shire, Kelly, “A COLD GIRL” – PALM SPRINGS NOIR
Siegel, Roz, “DAVID AND THE GARMENTO” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Siemann, Catherine, “THE TEACUP” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Simons, Elvie, “NOT SO FAST, DR. QUICK” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Slade, H.K., “THE LAST GASP” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Slade, Mark, “GET BORN AGAIN” – DEAD-END JOBS
Slee, Jennifer, “THE SELF-MADE MAN” – SATURDAY EVENING POST
Smith, Sandy, “MEALS ON WHEELS” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Snowden, Faye, “CHEFS” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Soloway, Jeff, “THE INTERPRETER AND THE KILLER” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Spencer, Nick, “A DEATH IN THE PARISH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Spignesi, Stephen, “NUMBER NINE” – DEAD-END JOBS
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, “KILLER’S ALLEY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Staincliffe, Cath, “PRESSURE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Stansberry, Linda, “THE HIDDEN PLACES” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Stoler, Cathi, “THE ART OF PAYBACK” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Stone, Jonathan, “RUSSKIES” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “ACCUSING AGNES” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Sullivan, Floyd, “THE BEANO” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Sutton, Anne Marie, “THE NEW GUY” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Swierczynski, Duane, “WALK OF FAME” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Taugher, Mary, “CHAOS THEORY” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Thielman, Mark, “THE CASE OF THE BRAIN TUBER” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Thielman, Mark, “THE MAP DOT MURDER” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Thielman, Mark, “DRY BONES” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Tippee, Bob, “THE REGULAR NOBODY KNEW” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Tipton, James, “THE BEAST OF EASEDALE TARN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Tipton, James G., “THE CURSE OF EDWIN GRANGE” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Todd, Marilyn, “LEAP OF FAITH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Tolnay, Tom, “A DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Torres, Steven, “THE CASE OF THE STRANGLED MAN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Tremiti, Ellen, “THE INFLUENCER” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Troy, Mark, “BURNIN BUTT, TEXAS” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Tsumao, Awasaka, “FOX’S WEDDING” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Tucher, Albert, “THE RABBI” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Turnbull, Peter, “THE DARK UNDERBELLY OF COMMERCE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Unger, Lisa, “A SIX LETTER WORD FOR NEIGHBOR” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Unger, Lisa, “ALL MY DARKEST IMPULSES” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa, “FOG DESCENDING” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa , “LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa , “CIRCLING THE DRAIN” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Vaccaro, Roger, “SATAN’S CIRCLE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Vandiver, Abby L., “THE BRIDGE” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Viets, Elaine, “WE ARE THE PEOPLE OUR PARENTS WARNED US ABOUT” – THE GREAT FILLING STATION HOLDUP
Vlasaty, Daniel, “COOKIE” – DEAD-END JOBS
Wachsman, Nancy, “LAUNDRY AFTER MIDNIGHT” – JUSTICE FOR ALL: MURDER NEW YORK STYLE
Walker, Joseph S., “WEDNESDAYS AT TEN” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Walker, Joseph S., “THE LAST MAN IN LAFARGE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Ward, Cynthia, “SWITCH AND BAIT” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Warren, James Lincoln, “SCHOOL SPIRITS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Weiden, David Heska Wanbli, “SKIN” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Weisfeld, Vicki, “SAVING THE INDIANA DAE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Wiley, Michael, “A WINTER’S NIGHT’S DREAM” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Wiley, Michael, “THE BEST OF TIMES” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Wilkerson, Elizabeth, “CHANGE OF PLANS” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Wilson, Matthew, “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Wilson, Jr., L.A., “JU JU” – AHMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Wimer, John G., “BAD CHEMISTRY” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Winters, Ben H., “PEAK TV” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Witt, Amanda, “RELATIVE STRANGER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Woodson, Stacy, “LAST RITES” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Woolrich, Cornell, “THE DARK OBLIVION” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Yi, Melissa, “FLAMINGO FLAMENCO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Yi, Melissa, “DEAD MAN’S HAND” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Zeltserman, Dave, “JULIUS KATZ AND THE TWO COUSINS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “WHO STOLE THE AFIKOMEN?” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “AN ARTIST IN THE HAREM” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “DEATH WILL GIVE YOU A REASON” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Ziegler, Tom, “THE CANDIDATE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Zizzari, M., “RAGE AND RUIN” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER

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Best Juvenile

Amato, Mary, STAR STRIKER: GAME ON!
Anderson, Jodi L., MEMORY THIEF
Angleberger, Tom, SLIME FOR DINNER
Arden, Katherine, DARK WATERS
Armstrong, Kelley, THE SERPENT’S FURY
Atkinson, Cale, SUPER DETECTIVES
Atkinson, Cale, SUPER SLEEPOVER
Banks, Steven, MIDDLE SCHOOL BITES: OUT FOR BLOOD
Bean, Brett, ZOO PATROL SQUAD: RUN, MONSTER, RUN! #2
Bell, P.G., DELIVERY TO THE LOST CITY: A TRAIN TO IMPOSSIBLE PLACES
Bowen, Fred, SOCCER TROPHY MYSTERY
Bowles, David, 13TH STREET #5: TUSSLE WITH THE TOOTING TARANTULAS
Bowles, David, 13TH STREET #6: FIGHT WITH THE FREEZE-RAY FOWLS
Brown, Eli, ODDITY
Bunce, Elizabeth C., COLD-BLOODED MYRTLE
Bunn, Cullen, THE GHOUL NEXT DOOR
Butler, Dori Hillestad, KING & KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE GOLD RING
Butler, Dori Hillestad, DEAR BEAST: THE PET PARADE
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE TREASURE TROOP: MR. SUMMERLING’S SECRET CODE #1
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE TREASURE TROOP: THE HIDDEN ROOM #2
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE TREASURE TROOP: SUMMER ISLAND #3
Butler, Dori Hillestad, DEAR BEAST: SOMEONE IS MISSING!
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE TREASURE TROOP: THE FINAL TREASURE #4
Carter, Ally, WINTERBORNE HOME FOR MAYHEM AND MYSTERY
Cernosek, Nate, THE HIDDENSEEK
Chari, Sheela, THE INTERPLANETARY EXPEDITION OF MARS PATEL
Cole, Henry, HOMER ON THE CASE
Cooke, Stephanie &, Fitzpatrick, Insha, OH MY GODS!
Cotter, Charis, THE DOLLHOUSE
Currie, Lindsay, WHAT LIVES IN THE WOODS
Dawson, Delilah, MINE
Delaney, Rachelle, ALICE FLECK’S RECIPES FOR DISASTER
Eagle, Judith, THE SECRET STARLING
Ecton, Emily, GREAT GHOST HOAX
Fink, Joseph, THE HALLOWEEN MOON
Forman, Gayle, FRANKIE & BUG
Freeman, Ruth, HOW TO SAVE A SUPERHERO
Gibbs, Stuart, CHARLIE THORNE AND THE LOST CITY
Gibbs, Stuart, SPY SCHOOL AT SEA
Giff, Patricia Reilly, MYSTERIES AT THE ZOO 3: ZEBRA AT THE ZOO
Giles, Lamar, THE LAST CHANCE FOR LOGAN COUNTY
Ginns, Russell &, Maier, Jonathan, PUZZLOOIES! MYSTERY AT MALLARD MANSION
Goerz, Gillian, SHIRLEY AND JAMILA’S BIG FALL
Gonzalez, Christina Diaz, CONCEALED
Gonzalez, Mandy, FEARLESS
Gratz, Alan, GROUND ZERO
Gutman, Dan, HOUDINI AND ME
Hansen, Regina M., COMING STORM
Heidicker, Christian McKay &, Christian McKay, SCARY STORIES FOR YOUNG FOXES: THE CITY
Heidicker, Christian McKay &, Shivering, William, GHOSTS OF WEIRDWOOD
Hicks, Deron, CROWN HEIST
Holczer, Tracy, BRAVE IN THE WOODS
Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, NEED FOR SPEED CAPER
Jacobson, Jennifer Richard, CRASHING IN LOVE
Jocelyn, Marthe, THE DEAD MAN IN THE GARDEN
Kapit, Sarah, THE MANY MYSTERIES OF THE FINKEL FAMILY
Kassner, Heather, THE PLENTIFUL DARKNESS
Klise, Kate, MYSTERY ON MAGNOLIA CIRCLE
Kochalka, James, BANANA FOX AND THE SECRET SOUR SOCIETY
Kramer, J.K., LIST OF UNSPEAKABLE FEARS
Krys, M.K., THIS TOWN IS A NIGHTMARE
Lang, Heidi &, Bartowski, Kati, INFESTATION
Lapinski, L.D., STRANGEWORLDS TRAVEL AGENCY
Lashner, William, ELIZABETH WEBSTER AND THE CHAMBER OF STOLEN GHOSTS
Latimer, E., ESCAPE TO WITCH CITY
Lawrence, Iain, DEADMAN’S CASTLE
Leonard, M.G. &, Sedgman, Sam, KIDNAP ON THE CALIFORNIA COMET: ADVENTURES ON TRAINS #2
Lesperance, Nicole, THE NIGHTMARE THIEF
Lukoff, Kyle, TOO BRIGHT TO SEE
Malinenko, Ally, GHOST GIRL
Marcks, Ira, SHARK SUMMER
Mbalia, Kwame &, Makonnen, Prince Joel, LAST GATE OF THE EMPEROR
McGrane, Madeline, THE ACCURSED VAMPIRE
Merritt, Kory, SCHOOL OF PHANTOMS
Milford, Kate, RACONTEUR’S COMMONPLACE BOOK
Mitchell, Saundra &, Berk, Josh, CAMP MURDERFACE #2: DOOM IN THE DEEP
Moses, Rucker &, Gangi, Theo, KINGSTON AND THE MAGICIAN’S LOST AND FOUND
Mott, Jody Lee, HUSH-A-BYE
Nielsen, Jennifer A., RESCUE
Ocker, J.W., THE SMASHED MAN OF DREAD END
Oppel, Kenneth, THRIVE
Patrick, Cat, PAPER HEART
Ponti, James, GOLDEN GATE
Redman, Jess, THE ADVENTURE IS NOW
Rissi, Anica Mrose, HIDE AND DON’T SEEK
Robertson, David A., THE GREAT BEAR
Royce, Eden, ROOT MAGIC
Salerni, Dianne K., JADIE IN FIVE DIMENSIONS
Sands, Kevin, CHILDREN OF THE FOX
Sedita, Francesco &, Seraydarian, Prescott, THE PATHFINDERS SOCIETY: THE CURSE OF THE CRYSTAL
Sharmat, Andrew, NATE THE GREAT AND THE EARTH DAY ROBOT
Simon, Raphael, THE ANTI-BOOK
St. John, Lauren, KAT WOLFE ON THIN ICE
Tremi, Renee, SHERLOCK BONES AND THE SEA-CREATURE FEATURE
VanSickle, Vikki, ANONYMOUSE
Weissman, Elissa Brent, THE RENEGADE REPORTERS
West, Jacqueline, LONG LOST
White, J.A., SHADOW SCHOOL #3: PHANTOMS
Wyatt, Merrill , TANGLED UP IN LUCK

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Best Young Adult

Abike-Iyimide, Faridah, ACE OF SPADES
Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, LIES LIKE WILDFIRE
Ancrum, K., DARLING
Anderson, Cory, WHAT BEAUTY THERE IS
Arsenault, Emily, WHEN ALL THE GIRLS ARE SLEEPING
Azad, Nafiza, WILD ONES
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, THE HAWTHORNE LEGACY
Blair, Katharyn, UNCHOSEN
Blake, Kendare, ALL THESE BODIES
Boulley, Angeline, FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER
Bourne, Brianna, YOU & ME AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Brockenbrough, Martha, INTO THE BLOODRED WOODS
Caletti, Deb, ONE GREAT LIE
Cameron, Sharon, BLUEBIRD
Card, Orson Scott, DUPLEX
Cavallaro, Brittany, MUSE
Charles, Tami, MUTED
Clipstone, Lyndall, LAKESEDGE
Contos, Andrea, OUT OF THE FIRE
Corrigan, Eireann, REMEDY
Craig, Erin A., SMALL FAVORS
Davis, Charlotte Nicole, THE SISTERS OF RECKONING
de la Cruz, Melissa, THE QUEEN’S SECRET
Devore, Laurie, A BETTER BAD IDEA
Donne, Alexa, THE IVIES
Douglas, Ryan , THE TAKING OF JAKE LIVINGSTON
Ellis, Kat, BURDERN FALLS
Goedjen, Tara, NO BEAUTIES OR MONSTERS
Goodman, Jessica, THEY’LL NEVER CATCH US
Grant, Vicki, TELL ME WHEN YOU FEEL SOMETHING
Gray, Ayana, BEASTS OF PREY
Grey, Melissa, THE BURIED
Harris, Pamela N., WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US
He, Joan, THE ONES WE’RE MEANT TO FIND
Heard, Wendy, SHE’S TOO PRETTY TO BURN
Henry, April, PLAYING WITH FIRE
Henry, April, EYES OF THE FOREST
Herren, Greg, BURY ME IN SHADOWS
Herrman, Heather M., THE CORPSE QUEEN
Hollowell, Sarah, A DARK AND STARLESS FOREST
Hur, June, THE FOREST OF STOLEN GIRLS
Jackson, Holly, GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD
Jackson, Holly, AS GOOD AS DEAD
Jackson, Tiffany D., WHITE SMOKE
Jayne, Hannah, THE GIRL IN THE HEADLINE
Johnson, Maureen, THE BOX IN THE WOODS
Kann, Claire, THE MARVELOUS
Kinew, Wab, WALKING IN TWO WORLDS
Klune, T.J., FLASH FIRE
Krischer, Hayley, THE FALLING GIRLS
Kritzer, Naomi, CHAOS ON CATNIGHT
Laukkanen, Owen, THE WILD
Lee, Victoria, A LESSON IN VENGEANCE
Leimbach, Marti, DRAGONFLY GIRL
Lewis, Jessica, BAD WITCH BURNING
Lore, Pittacus, ASHFALL LEGACY
Lucier, Makiia, YEAR OF THE REAPER
Lund, Natalie, THE SKY ABOVE US
Lyga, Barry, TIME WILL TELL
Mathieu, Jennifer, BAD GIRLS NEVER SAY DIE
McBride, Amber, ME (MOTH)
McCrossen, Carrie &, McWethy, Ian, MARGOT MERTZ TAKES IT DOWN
McGinnis, Mindy, THE INITIAL INSULT
McManus, Karen M., YOU’LL BE THE DEATH OF ME
Miller, Kirsten, DON’T TELL A SOUL
Moldavsky, Goldy, THE MARY SHELLEY CLUB
Morrison, Grant &, Child, Alex, PROCTOR VALLEY ROAD
Mueller, Chelsea, PROM HOUSE
Munda, Rosaria, FLAMEFALL
North, Phoebe, STRANGE CREATURES
O’Connor, Tara, FLY BY NIGHT
O’Donoghue, Caroline, ALL OUR HIDDEN GIFTS
Orloff, Alan, I PLAY ONE ON TV
Parsons, Ash, YOU’RE SO DEAD
Perkins, Stephanie, THE WOODS ARE ALWAYS WATCHING
Polydoros, Aden, THE CITY BEAUTIFUL
Preston, Natasha, THE LAKE
Price, Tirzah, PRIDE AND PREMEDITATION
Rabb, Margo, LUCY CLARK WILL NOT APOLOGIZE
Reed, Amy, TELL ME MY NAME
Roache, Kiley, KILLER CONTENT
Rodden, Monica, MONSTERS AMONG US
Ross, Elizabeth, THE SILVER BLONDE
Sain, Ginny Myers, DARK AND SHALLOW LIES
Salisbury, Melinda, HOLD BACK THE TIDE
Scheinmel, Alyssa, THE CASTLE SCHOOL (FOR TROUBLED GIRLS)
Schrefer, Eliot, THE DARKNESS OUTSIDE US
Sharpe, Tess, THE GIRLS I’VE BEEN
Shepard, Sara &, Buckingham, Lilia, INFLUENCE
Shusterman, Neal &, Shusterman, Jarrod, ROXY
Shuttleworth, Ashley, CLARK AND HOLLOW STAR
Silvera, Adam, INFINITY REAPER
Simmons, Kristen, PAYBACK
Smith, Sasha P., WITCH HAVEN
Snicket, Lemony, POISON FOR BREAKFAST
Stoffels, Maren, ROOM SERVICE
Summers, Courtney, THE PROJECT
Sutanto, Jesse Q., THE OBSESSION
Sutherland, Krystal, HOUSE OF HOLLOW
Szabo, Rose, WHAT BIG TEETH
Taylor, Devon , DAGGER HILL
Taylor, Jordyn, DON’T BREATHE A WORD
Thomas, Aiden, LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS
Thomas, Kara, THAT WEEKEND
Van Rijswijk, Honni, BREEDER
Vickers, E.B., FADEAWAY
Vincent, Rachel, RED WOLF
Wallach, Diana Rodriguez, SMALL TOWN MONSTERS
Walters, Sara, THE VIOLENT SEASON
Waters, Erica, THE RIVER HAS TEETH
Woods, Darcy, SMOKE
Zhao, Xiran Jay, IRON WIDOW

 

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Best TV Episode

Balme, Tim, “DOG DAY MORNING” – THE BROKENWOOD MYSTERIES
Biederman, Ian, “REDEMPTION” – BLUE BLOODS
Biederman, Ian, “THE NEW NORMAL” – BLUE BLOODS
Brandon, Chris, “EPISODE 1” – BLOODLANDS
Burns, Brian, “FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “THE NEW YOU” – BLUE BLOODS
Chiappe, Gaby, “EPISODE 1” – THE BEAST MUST DIE
Ciapciak, Jack &, Biederman, Ian, “GUARDIAN ANGELS” – BLUE BLOODS
Cox, Deb &, Kazacos, Matt, “DEATH BY DESIGN” – MS. FISHER’S MODERN MURDER MYSTERIES
D’Antonio, Peter &, Truly, Daniel, “FALLEN HEROES” – BLUE BLOODS
Haigh, Andrew, “THE MEN ARE WRETCHED THINGS” – THE NORTH WATER
Hall, Matthew, “EPISODE ONE” – KEEPING FAITH
Hicks-Beach, Nick, “HAPPY FAMILIES” – MIDSOMER MURDERS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “HAPPY ENDINGS” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne &, Cadet, Yasmine, “MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne &, Riley, Kevin, “THE END” – BLUE BLOODS
Riley, Kevin, “THE COMMON GROUND” – BLUE BLOODS
Salaman, Clara, “EPISODE 1” – TOO CLOSE
Salaman, Clara, “EPISODE 2” – TOO CLOSE
Salaman, Clara, “EPISODE 3” – TOO CLOSE
Sosa, Iturri, “BOOTS ON THE GROUND” – NARCOS: MEXICO
Truly, Daniel, “SPILLING SECRETS” – BLUE BLOODS
Truly, Daniel, “TOO DEEP” – BLUE BLOODS
Wade, Kevin &, Biederman, Ian, “JUSTIFIES THE MEANS” – BLUE BLOODS
Walden, Mike, “CIVIL WAR” – WHITSTABLE PEARL
Walter, Madeline &, Welsh, Paul, “GAME OF BOYLES” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Chan, H.C., “MURDERERS’ FEAST” – MIDNIGHT HOUR
Cummins, Robert, “THE PHONE MESSAGE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Gonnella, Eleanor, “ANOTHER TEMPTATION” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Green, Barbara B., “30 ACKERIAN PLACE” – EQMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Grimala, Michael, “A TRUNK FULL OF ILLEGAL FIREWORKS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Johnston, Denis, “SNAIL MAIL” – EQMM SEPT-OCTOBER
Linn, Ken, “STRAY” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Osler, Rob, “ANALOGUE” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Peace, Tehra, “WHEN THE DUST SETTLES” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Slee, Jennifer, “THE SELF-MADE MAN” – SATURDAY EVENING POST
Tremiti, Ellen, “THE INFLUENCER” – AHMM NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Vaccaro, Roger, “SATAN’S CIRCLE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Abbott, Bailee, A BRUSH WITH MURDER
Addison, Esme, A HEX FOR DANGER
Adlakha, Sarah, SHE WOULDN’T CHANGE A THING
Alexander, Ellie, MOCHA, SHE WROTE
Alexander, Ellie, BAKE, BORROW, AND STEAL
Allen, Meri, THE ROCKY ROAD TO RUIN
Baker, Bree, PARTNERS IN LIME
Beckman, Alicia, BITTERROOT LAKE
Black, Laura Gail, MURDER BY THE BOOKEND
Blackburn, Maggie, ONCE UPON A SEASIDE MURDER
Blake, Elizabeth, DEATH AND SENSIBILITY
Blakemore, Kim Taylor, AFTER ALICE FELL
Brook, Allison, DEATH ON THE SHELF
Bruns, Catherine, THE ENEMY YOU GNOCCHI
Burdette, Lucy, A SCONE OF CONTENTION
Byron, Ellen, CAJUN KISS OF DEATH
Calder, Eve, A TALE OF TWO COOKIES
Calkins, Susanna, THE SIGN OF THE GALLOWS
Calkins, Susanna, THE CRY OF THE HANGMAN
Chan, Chris, SHERLOCK’S SECRETARY
Chien, Vivien, FATAL FRIED RICE
Cleland, Jane K., JANE AUSTEN’S LOST LETTERS
Conroy, Vivian, THE GLITTER END
Conte, Cate, CLAWS FOR ALARM
Cowley, Katherine, THE SECRET LIFE OF MISS MARY BENNET
Crosby, Ellen, THE FRENCH PARADOX
Crowe, Kitt, DIGGING UP TROUBLE
Dalton, Julie Carrick, WAITING FOR THE NIGHT SONG
Dang, Catherine, NICE GIRLS
Danvers, Holly, MURDER AT THE LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Delany, Vicki, A CURIOUS INCIDENT
Doyle, Carrie, IT TAKES TWO TO MANGO
Dylan, Jess, DEATH IN BLOOM
Dylan, Jess, PETALS AND POISON
Flower, Amanda, FARM TO TROUBLE
Frost, Jacqueline, SLASHING THROUGH THE SNOW
Gardner, Tracy, RUBY RED HERRING
Gates, Eva, DEADLY EVER AFTER
Gerard, Anna, PEACHES AND SCHEMES
Gilbert, Victoria, RESERVED FOR MURDER
Gilbert, Victoria, RENEWED FOR MURDER
Goodman, Carol, THE STRANGER BEHIND YOU
Greenwood, Kerry, DEATH IN DAYLESFORD
Hechtman, Betty, ONE FOR THE HOOKS
Hilliard, M.E., THE UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS
Hirahara, Naomi, CLARK AND DIVISION
Hutton, Callie, THE SIGN OF DEATH
Kelly, Diane, MURDER WITH A VIEW
Kelly, Diane, GETAWAY WITH MURDER
Keown, Audrey, DUST TO DUST
Kingsbury, Kate, IN HOT WATER
Lang, Essie, A DEADLY CHAPTER
Lillard, Amy, A MURDER LIKE NO AUTHOR
Lourey, Jess, BLOODLINE
Lunney, Tessa, AUTUMN LEAVES, 1922
Lush, Tara, COLD CREW CORPSE
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Mentink, Dana, PINT OF NO RETURN
Noble, Shelley, A SECRET NEVER TOLD
Penney, Elizabeth, BODIES AND BOWS
Penney, Elizabeth, CHAPTER AND CURSE
Rader-Day, Lori, DEATH AT GREENWAY
Reyes, Raquel V., MANGO, MAMBO, AND MURDER
Robinson, Maggie, FAREWELL BLUES
Ryan, Hank Phillippi, HER PERFECT LIFE
Scott, Laura, DOGGED BY DEATH
Stoler, Cathi, STRAIGHT UP
Swanson, Denise, BODY OVER TROUBLED WATERS
Thompson, Aggie, I DON’T FORGIVE YOU
Walker, Laura Jensen, HOPE, FAITH, AND A CORPSE
Walker, Laura Jensen, DEADLY DELIGHTS
White, Elle Brooke, STRAWBERRIES AND CRIME
Young, Kate, READING BETWEEN THE CRIMES

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Sue Grafton Award

Allen, J.D., FLAT BLACK FORD
Armstrong, Kelley, A STRANGER IN TOWN
Baker, Shannon, EASY MARK
Belsky, R.G., BEYOND THE HEADLINES
Bokur, Debra, THE BONE FIELD
Breck, Elizabeth, DOUBLE TAKE
Browning, M.E., MERCY CREEK
Casey, Donis, VALENTINO WILL DIE
Castillo, Linda, FALLEN
Clark, Tracy, RUNNER
Cornwell, Patricia, SPIN
Davis, Lindsey, A COMEDY OF TERRORS
de Castrique, Mark, FATAL SCORES
Dugoni, Robert, IN HER TRACKS
Ellis, Bella, THE DIABOLICAL BONE
Farrell, Matthew, TELL ME THE TRUTH
Galligan, John, BAD MOON RISING
Haines, Carolyn, INDEPENDENT BONES
Haynes, Dana, SIROCCO
Head, Cheryl A., WARN ME WHEN IT’S TIME
Hill, Edwin, WATCH HER
Keliikoa, Mary, DENIED
Kies, Thomas, SHADOW HILL
King, Laurie R., CASTLE SHADE
Leigh, Melinda, DROWN HER SORROWS
Leigh, Melinda, RIGHT BEHIND HER
Logan, Kylie, A TRAIL OF LIES
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Maldonado, Isabella, A DIFFERENT DAWN
Margolin, Phillip, A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
Massey, Sujata, THE BOMBAY PRINCE
McPherson, Catriona, THE MIRROR DANCE
Methos, Victor, CRIMSON LAKE RD
Methos, Victor, AN UNRELIABLE TRUTH
Mizushima, Margaret, STRIKING RANGE
Montgomery, Jess, THE STILLS
Munier, Paula, THE HIDING PLACE
Pinter, Jason, A STRANGER AT THE DOOR
Quartey, Kwei, SLEEP WELL, MY LADY
Raybourn, Deanna, AN UNEXPECTED PERIL
Redmond, Lissa Marie, THE PARTING GLASS
Reichs, Kathy, THE BONE CODE
Rowland, Laura Joh, PORTRAIT OF PERIL
Rozan, S.J., FAMILY BUSINESS
Ryan, Annelise, DEAD EVEN
Schaffhausen, Joanna, EVERY WAKING HOUR
Spotswood, Stephen, MURDER UNDER HER SKIN
Todd, Charles, AN IRISH HOSTAGE
Todd, Charles, AN IRISH HOSTAGE
Walker, LynDee, NO SIN UNPUNISHED
Webb, Debra, GONE TOO FAR
Winspear, Jacqueline, THE CONSEQUENCES OF FEAR

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