The Edgar® Awards – 2019 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of August 9, 2018Appearance 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 2019.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on a Thursday in either late April or early May 2019.

Best Novel

Adcock, Siobhan, THE COMPLETIONIST
Albert, Susan Wittig, QUEEN ANNE’S LACE
Alger, Cristina, THE BANKER’S WIFE
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES WANTED
Allen, Amanda, SANTA FE MOURNING
Andersen, Laura, THE DARKLING BRIDE
Anderson, James , LULLABY ROAD
Anderson, Kent, GREEN SUN
Archer, Ursula &, Strobel, Arno, STRANGERS
Ares, Michael David, DAYFALL
Arlen, Tessa, DEATH OF AN UNSUNG HERO
Armstrong, Kelley, THIS FALLEN PREY
Ashworth, A.R., TWO FACED
Atherton, Nancy, AUNT DIMITY AND THE KING’S RANSOM
Atkins, Ace, ROBERT B. PARKER’S OLD BLACK MAGIC
Atkins, Ace, THE SINNERS
Atkins, Lucy, THE NIGHT VISITOR
Bain, Donald; Fletcher, Jessica &, Land, Jon, MURDER, SHE WROTE: A DATE WITH MURDER
Baldacci, David, THE FALLEN
Bannalec, Jean-Luc, THE FLEUR DE SEL MURDERS
Barrett, Casey, AGAINST NATURE
Barron, Laird, BLOOD STANDARD
Bauer, Belinda, SNAP
Beaton, M.C., DEATH OF AN HONEST MAN
Bell, Lillian, IF THE COFFIN FITS
Bell, Lillian, A GRAVE ISSUE
Bell, Maymee, CAKE AND PUNISHMENT
Bell, Natasha, EXHIBIT ALEXANDRA
Bell, Ted, OVERKILL
Benn, James R., SOLEMN GRAVES
Benson, Raymond, IN THE HUSH OF THE NIGHT
Berenson, Alex, THE DECEIVERS
Bernt, Eric, THE SPEED OF SOUND
Berry, Flynn, A DOUBLE LIFE
Berry, Steve, THE BISHOP’S PAWN
Betley, Matthew, FIELD OF VALOR
Billingham, Mark, THE KILLING HABIT
Black, Cara, MURDER ON THE LEFT BANK
Black, Lisa, PERISH
Blaedel, Sara, THE UNDERTAKER’S DAUGHTER
Blake, Heather, TO CATCH A WITCH
Bond, Larry, ARCTIC GAMBIT
Bowen, Rhys, THE TUSCAN CHILD
Bowen, Rhys, FOUR FUNERALS AND MAYBE A WEDDING
Box, C.J., THE DISAPPEARED
Boyce, Trudy Nan, THE POLICEMAN’S DAUGHTER
Boyle, William, THE LONELY WITNESS
Bradbury, Jamey, THE WILD INSIDE
Bradley, Alan, THE GRAVE’S A FINE AND PRIVATE PLACE
Brandon, Jay, AGAINST THE LAW
Brandt, Kylie, PRETTY GIRLS DANCING
Brennan, Allison, READ AND GONE
Brody, Frances, DEATH IN THE STARS
Brown, Dale, THE MOSCOW OFFENSIVE
Brown, Duffy, LETHAL IN OLD LACE
Brown, Rita Mae, PROBABLE CLAWS
Brydon, James , THE MOMENT BEFORE DROWNING
Burdette, Lucy, DEATH ON THE MENU
Burke, Alafair, THE WIFE
Burke, James Lee, ROBICHEAUX
Butler, J.J., MINE
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, IN WANT OF A KNIFE
Cantero, Edgar, THIS BODY’S NOT BIG ENOUGH FOR BOTH OF US
Carlisle, Anna, IN THE DARKEST HOUR
Carlisle, Kate, BURIED IN BOOKS
Casey, Donis, FORTY DEAD MEN
Cavanagh, Steve, THE PLEA
Celt, Adrienne, INVITATION TO A BONFIRE
Chance, Maia, BAD NEIGHBORS
Chapman, Julia, DATE WITH MALICE
Childs, Laura, PLUM TEA CRAZY
Christopher, Adam, I ONLY KILLED HIM ONCE
Cleland, Jane K., ANTIQUE BLUES
Cleverly, Barbara, FALL OF ANGELS
Cohen, Tammy, THEY ALL FALL DOWN
Cohen, William S., FINAL STRIKE
Connolly, John, THE WOMAN IN THE WOODS
Connolly, Sheila, MANY A TWIST
Conroy, Vivian, THE BUTTERFLY CONSPIRACY
Cooke, C.J., I KNOW MY NAME
Copperman, E.J., THE HOSTESS WITH THE GHOSTESS
Cotterill, Colin, DON’T EAT ME
Coyle, Cleo, SHOT IN THE DARK
Cross, Mason, DON’T LOOK FOR ME
Daughtery, Christi, THE ECHO KILLING
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA COOKS UP A STORM
de Hahn, Tracee, A WELL-TIMED MURDER
de Muriel, Oscar, A MASK OF SHADOWS
Dearman, Lara, DARK SKY ISLAND
Dearman, Laral, THE DEVIL’S CLAW
Deaver, Jeffery, THE CUTTING EDGE
DeBernardis, Penny, TRESPASSING
Delany, Vicki, THE CAT OF THE BASKERVILLES
Di Filippo, Paul, THE BIG GET-EVEN
Dial, Connie, WARNING SHOTS
Dornbush, Jennifer Graeser, THE CORONER
Dorsey, Tim, POPE OF PALM BEACH
Dovalpage, Teresa, DEATH COMES IN THROUGH THE KITCHEN
Downing, David, THE DARK CLOUDS SHINING
DuBois, Brendan, HARD AGROUND
Dudley, Lawrence, NEW YORK STATION
Duffy, Brendan, THE STORM KING
Duncan, Elizabeth, THE MARMALADE MURDERS
Dunnett, Kaitlyn, CRIME & PUNCTUATION
Dyer, Ashley, SPLINTER IN THE BLOOD
Early, Hank, IN THE VALLEY OF THE DEVIL
Eisler, Barry, THE NIGHT TRADE
Elliott, Lexie, THE FRENCH GIRL
Ellis, Karen, A MAP OF THE DARK
Estleman, Loren D., BLACK AND WHITE BALL
Evans, Mary Anna, UNDERCURRENTS
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD MURDERS
Fesperman, Dan, SAFE HOUSES
Fielding, Joy, BAD DAUGHTER
Finch, Charles, THE WOMAN IN THE WATER
Flower, Amanda, FLOWERS AND FOUL PLAY
Fox, Candice, CRIMSON LAKE
Fredericks, Mariah, A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE
Freeman, Brian, THE VOICE INSIDE
Freeman, Brian, ALTER EGO
Furlong, Susan, SPLINTERED SILENCE
Gardiner, Meg, INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE
Gardner, Lisa, LOOK FOR ME
Gates, Eva, THE SPOOK IN THE STACKS
Gear, William, THIS SCORCHED EARTH
Gerber, Daryl Wood, A SOUFFLÉ OF SUSPICION
Giambanco, Valentina, SWEET AFTER DEATH
Gilbert, Victoria, SHELVELD UNDER MURDER
Gilstrap, John, SCORPION STRIKE
Giordano, Mario, AUNTIE POLDI AND THE SICILIAN LIONS
Gleason, C.M., MURDER IN THE OVAL LIBRARY
Gleason, Robert, THE EVIL THAT MEN DO
Goenawan, Clarissa, RAINBIRDS
Goldberg, Lee, TRUE FICTION
Goldberg, Leonard, A STUDY IN TREASON
Goldberg, Paul, THE CHATEAU
Goldman, Matt, BROKEN ICE
Gordon, David, THE BOUNCER
Grant, Andrew, FALSE WITNESS
Graves, Sarah, DEATH BY CHOCOLATE CHERRY CHEESECAKE
Greaney, Mark, AGENT IN PLACE
Grecian, Alexa, THE SAINT OF WOLVES AND BUTCHERS
Green, Ellen J., TWIST OF FAITH
Greenlaw, Linda, BIMINI TWIST
Griffin, Neal, BY HIS OWN HAND
Griffiths, Elly, THE DARK ANGEL
Grimes, Martha, THE KNOWLEDGE
Gutcheon, Beth, THE AFFLICTION
Haas, Derek, THE WAY I DIE
Hagberg, David, FLASH POINTS
Haines, Carolyn, CHARMED BONES
Hall, Araminta, OUR KIND OF CRUELTY
Hall, Parnell, THE PURLOINED PUZZLE
Hamdy, Adam, FREEFALL
Hamilton, Ian, THE IMAM OF TAWI TAWI
Hampton, Nell, LORD OF THE PIES
Hankins, James, A BLOOD THING
Hannah, Mari, THE SILENT ROOM
Haohui, Zhou, DEATH NOTICE
Harper, Jane, FORCE OF NATURE
Harris, C.S., WHY KILL THE INNOCENT
Harris, Sarah J., THE COLOR OF BEE LARKHAM’S MURDER
Hart, Andrew, LIES THAT BIND US
Hart, Ellen, A WHISPER OF BONES
Hart, Joe, OBSCURA
Heaberlin, Julia, PAPER GHOSTS
Hechtman, Betty, ON THE HOOK
Henaff, Sophie, THE AWKWARD SQUAD
Hendricks, Greer &, Pekkanen, Sarah, THE WIFE BETWEEN US
Herriman, Nancy, SEARCHER OF THE DEAD
Herron, Mick, THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED
Herron, Mick, LONDON RULES
Hill, Sasscer, THE DARK SIDE OF TOWN
Hillier, Jennifer, JAR OF HEARTS
Hirsch, Paddy, THE DEVIL’S HALF MILE
Horowitz, Anthony, THE WORD IS MURDER
Housewright, David, DARKNESS, SING ME A SONG
Housewright, David, LIKE TO DIE
Howard, Catherine Ryan, THE LIAR’S GIRL
Howe, K.J. , SKYJACK
Hummel, Maria, STILL LIVES
Hunt, Margot, BEST FRIEND FOREVER
Hurwitz, Gregg, HELLBENT
Ifkovic, Ed, MOOD INDIGO
Inbinder, Gary, THE MAN UPON THE STAIR
Indridason, Arnaldur, THE SHADOW KILLER
James, Miranda, CLAWS FOR CONCERN
Jance, J.A., DUEL TO THE DEATH
John, D.B., STAR OF THE NORTH
Kardos, Michael, BLUFF
Karst, Leslie, DEATH AL FRESCO
Katsu, Alma, THE HUNGER
Kellerman, Jonathan, NIGHT MOVES
Kent, Christobel, THE DAY SHE DISAPPEARED
Kent, Minka, THE THINNEST AIR
Kepler, Lars, THE SANDMAN
Kepnes, Caroline, PROVIDENCE
Kerr, Lucy, NO ONE CAN KNOW
Kerr, Philip, GREEKS BEARING GIFTS
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, A DANGEROUS CROSSING
Kidd, Cornelia, DEATH AND A POT OF CHOWDER
Kies, Thomas, DARKNESS LANE
King, Janna, THE SEASONAIRES
King, Laurie R., ISLAND OF THE MAD
King, Stephen, THE OUTSIDER
Kirk, Shannon, IN THE VINES
Kluger, Richard, BEETHOVEN’S TENTH
Knoll, Jessica, THE FAVORITE SISTER
Knox, Joseph, SIRENS
Koontz, Dean, THE CROOKED STAIRCASE
Kope, Spencer, WHISPERS OF THE DEAD
Koreto, R.J., THE BODY IN THE BALLROOM
Koryta, Michael, HOW IT HAPPENED
Krugler, David, RIP THE ANGELS FROM HEAVEN
La Seur, Carrie, THE WEIGHT OF AN INFINITE SKY
Labuskes, Brianna, IT ENDS WITH HER
LaPlante, Alice, HALF MOON BAY
Larsen, Ward, CUTTING EDGE
Laukkanen, Owen, GALE FORCE
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE WITNESS
LeBor, Adam, DISTRICT VIII
Leon, Donna, TEMPTATION OF FORGIVENESS
Lepoinka, Kristen, WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE
Lescroart, John, POISON
Light, Douglas, WHERE NIGHT STOPS
Lippman, Laura, SUNBURN
Llywelyn, Morgan, DROP BY DROP
LoTempio, T.C., DEATH BY A WHISKER
Luna, Louisa, TWO GIRLS DOWN
Lunney, Tessa , APRIL IN PARIS, 1921
Maden, Mike, TOM CLANCY LINE OF SIGHT
Malliet, G.M., IN PRIOR’S WOODS
Mamet, David, CHICAGO
Margolin, Phillip, THE THIRD VICTIM
Martin, William, BOUND FOR GOLD
Massey, Sujata, THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL
May, Peter, I’LL KEEP YOU SAFE
McCafferty, Keith, A DEATH IN EDEN
McCarthy, Rob, A HANDFUL OF ASHES
McKenzie, Catherine, THE GOOD LIAR
Meltzer, Brad, THE ESCAPE ARTIST
Mendoza, Elmer, NAME OF THE DOG
Methos, Victor , A GAMBLER’S JURY
Miller, Sam J., BLACKFISH CITY
Mizushima, Margaret, BURNING RIDGE
Monago, Ellie, NEIGHBORLY
Moore, Jonathan, THE NIGHT MARKET
Moreci, Michael, THE THROWAWAY
Mosley, Walter, DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA
Mukherjee, Abir, A NECESSARY EVIL
Nakamura, Fuminori, CULT X
Nesbo, Jo, MACBETH
Olson, Neil, THE BLACK PAINTING
Page, Nora, BETTER OFF READ
Palumbo, Dennis, HEAD WOUNDS
Parker, Ann, A DYING NOTE
Parks, Brad, CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW
Pearl, Matthew, THE DANTE CHAMBER
Penrose, Andrea, MURDER AT HALF MOON GATE
Perry, Anne, TWENTY-ONE DAYS
Perry, Karen, GIRL UNKNOWN
Perry, Thomas, THE BOMB MAKER
Petrie, Nick, LIGHT IT UP
Petrocelli, Bill, THROUGH THE BOOKSTORE WINDOW
Petrou, Laurie, SISTER OF MINE
Phelan, James, THE AGENCY
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, THE PHAROAH KEY
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, CITY OF ENDLESS NIGHT
Pronzini, Bill, THE BAGS OF TRICKS AFFAIR
Pronzini, Bill, GIVE-A-DAMN JONES
Putnam, Jonathan F., FINAL RESTING PLACE
Quincy, D.M., MURDER IN BLOOMSBURY
Raybourn, Deanna, A TREACHEROUS CURSE
Reardon, Bryan, THE REAL MICHAEL SWAN
Reed, Graham, THE CHAIRMAN’S TOYS
Reich, Christopher, THE TAKE
Rice, Christopher, BONE MUSIC
Riggs, Cynthia, WIDOW’S WREATH
Rindell, Suzanne, EAGLE & CRANE
Ripley, Nathan, FIND YOU IN THE DARK
Rosenfelt, David, FADE TO BLACK
Rotella, Sebastian, RIP CREW
Rowland, Laura Joh, A MORTAL LIKENESS
Roy, Lori, THE DISAPPEARING
Royal, Patricia, WILD JUSTICE
Rutger, Michael, THE ANOMALY
Sacks, Michelle, YOU WERE MADE FOR THIS
Sadowsky, Nina, THE BURIAL SOCIETY
Sager, Riley, THE LAST TIME I LIED
Sanders, Ben, THE STAKES
Saylor, Steven, THE THRONE OF CAESAR
Scalzi, John, HEAD ON
Schaffer, Bernard, THE THIEF OF ALL LIGHT
Scott, J. Todd, HIGH WHITE SUN
Sefton, Maggie, DYEING UP LOOSE ENDS
Sharpe, Tess, BARBED WIRE HEART
Shea, Susan C., DRESSED FOR DEATH IN BURGUNDY
Shelton, Paige, LOST BOOKS AND OLD BONES
Shepard, Sara, THE ELIZAS
Siger, Jeffrey, AN AGEAN APRIL
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa, THE LEGACY
Silver, Mitch, THE BOOKWORM
Simon, Clea, FEAR ON FOUR PAWS
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH RIDES THE FERRY
Spain, Jo, THE CONFESSION
Spillane, Mickey, THE LAST STAND
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, KILLING TOWN
St. James, Dorothy, IN COLD CHOCOLATE
St. James, Dorothy, PLAYING WITH BONBON FIRE
St. James, Simone , THE BROKEN GIRLS
Stanley, Kelli, CITY OF SHARKS
Steadman, Catherine, SOMETHING IN THE WATER
Straley, John, BABY’S FIRST FELONY
Street, Karen Lee, EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE JEWEL OF PERU
Stross, Charles, DARK STATE
Svensson, Anton, THE SONS
Swanson, Cynthia, GLASS FOREST
Swanson, Peter, ALL THE BEAUTIFUL LIES
Sweterlitsch, Tom, THE GONE WORLD
Tallis, Frank, MEPHISTO WALTZ
Talton, Jon, THE BOMB SHELTER
Tantimedh, Adi, HER BEAUTIFUL MONSTER
Taylor, Brad, OPERATOR DOWN
Thompson, Victoria, MURDER ON UNION SQUARE
Tingley, Nancy, A DEATH IN BALI
Todd, Charles, THE GATE KEEPER
Tracy, P.J., THE GUILTY DEAD
Tremblay, Paul, CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD
Trent, Christine, NO CURE FOR THE DEAD
Truhen, Aidan, THE PRICE YOU PAY
Truman, Margaret &, Bain, Donald, MARGARET TRUMAN’S ALLIED IN DANGER
Tudor, C.J., THE CHALK MAN
Van Lustbader, Eric , FOUR DOMINIONS
Varvello, Elena, CAN YOU HEAR ME?
Vaughan, Sarah, ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL
Verdon, John, WHITE RIVER BURNING
Vining, Dana, NIGHTSUN
Webb, Betty, THE OTTER OF DEATH
Webb, Debra, THE LONGEST SILENCE
Wechsler, Pamela, THE FENS
Weeks, Stephen, SINS OF THE FATHER
White, Randy Wayne, CARIBBEAN RIM
Wiebe, Sam, CUT YOU DOWN
Wilson, F. Paul, THE GOD GENE
Winkler, Mark, MY NAME IS NATHAN LUCIUS
Winspear, Jacqueline, TO DIE BUT ONCE
Wolfe, Jennifer, WATCH THE GIRLS
Wolff, James, BESIDE THE SYRIAN SEA
Yates, Christopher J., GRIST MILL ROAD

Best First Novel

Akhtar, Amina, #FASHIONVICTIM
Allen, J.D., 19 SOULS
Bartley, D.A., BLESSED BE THE WICKED
Carr, Jack, TERMINAL LIST
Cleveland, Karen, NEED TO KNOW
Colby, Ronald, NIGHT DRIVER
Copenhaver, John, DODGING AND BURNING
Enmon, Larry, THE BURIAL PLACE
Harrison, DeSalesl, THE WATERS & THE WILD
Hetherton, J.G., LAST GIRL GONE
Hix, Aimee, WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU
Holliday, Scott J., PUNISHMENT
Hunt, Tom, KILLER CHOICE
Immergut, Debra Jo, THE CAPTIVES
Jacobs, Nova, THE LAST EQUATION OF ISAAC SEVERY
King, Janna, THE SEASONAIRES
Langley, Mark, PATH OF THE DEAD
Mangan, Christine, TANGERINE
Massey, Gale, THE GIRL FROM BLIND RIVER
McLaughlin, James A., BEARSKIN
Miller, Tom, PHILOSOPHER’S FLIGHT
Molloy, Aimee, THE PERFECT MOTHER
Owens, Lauren Doyle, THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING
Pedreira, David, GUNPOWDER MOON
Redmond, Lissa Marie, A COLD DAY IN HELL
Richard, Saralyn, MURDER IN THE ONE PERCENT
Rosenberg, Jordy, CONFESSIONS OF THE FOX
Shafransky, Renee, TIPS FOR LIVING
Souza, Joseph, THE NEIGHBOR
Stahl, Lauren, THE DEVIL’S SONG
Thomas, August, LIAR’S CANDLE
Townsend, Peggy, SEE HER RUN
Vanek, John, DEROS
Willan, Jane, THE SHADOW OF DEATH
Zuniga, Adrian Todd, COLLISION THEORY

 

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Adams, Ellery, MURDER IN THE LOCKED LIBRARY
Adler, Rebecca, CINCO DE MURDER
Allen, Nancy, A WOLF IN THE WOODS
Almasi, G.T., TALON OF SCORPIO
Archer, Winnie, CRUST NO ONE
Ashley, Jennifer, DEATH BELOW STAIRS
Ashley, Jennifer, SCANDAL ABOVE STAIRS
Barnett, Karen, WHERE THE FIRE FALLS
Belsky, R.G., YESTERDAY’S NEWS
Blackhurst, Jenny, BEFORE I LET YOU IN
Blake, Bethany, PAWPRINTS & PREDICAMENTS
Block, Sandra, WHAT HAPPENED THAT NIGHT
Bornikova, Phillipa, PUBLISH AND PERISH
Boutillier, Katie Shea, THE WIDOW’S WATCHER
Brown, Dale, ACT OF REVENGE
Brynard, Karin, WEEPING WATERS
Budewitz, Leslie, AS THE CHRISTMAS COOKIE CRUMBLES
Buist, Anne, THIS I WOULD KILL FOR
Bussi, Michel, TIME IS A KILLER
Cahoon, Lynn, WHO MOVED MY GOAT CHEESE?
Cahoon, Lynn, ROCKET’S DEAD GLARE
Cahoon, Lynn, KILLER GREEN TOMATOES
Carbo, Christine, A SHARP SOLITUDE
Carpenter, Emily, EVERY SINGLE SECRET
Challinor, C.S., UPSTAGED BY MURDER
Christoff, Nichole, THE KILL WIRE
Christoff, Nichole, THE KILL CHAIN
Clark, Becky, FICTION CAN BE MURDER
Clark, Michael J., CLEAN SWEEP
Cochran, Peg, MURDER, SHE REPORTED
Corin, Joshua, AMERICAN LIES
Dahl, Alex, THE BOY AT THE DOOR
D’Andrea, Luca, BENEATH THE MOUNTAIN
Davenport, Emily, MEDUSA UPLOADED
Davis, Krista, COLOR ME MURDER
Dawson, Janet, THE GHOST IN ROOMETTE 4
DeBoard, Paula Treick, HERE WE LIE
di Marco, Connie, TAIL OF THE DRAGON
Dilts, Tyler, MERCY DOGS
Donnelly, Lara Elena, ARMISTICE
DuBois, Brendan, THE NEGOTIATOR
Dugoni, Robert, A STEEP PRICE
Dunn, Robert E., DEAD MAN’S BADGE
Elgar, Emily, IF YOU KNEW HER
Elliott, Kendra, A MERCIFUL SECRET
Fardig, Caroline, SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT
Ford, G.M., SOUL SURVIVOR
Frasier, Anne, THE BODY COUNTER
French, Nicci, SUNDAY SILENCE
Gaind, Arjun Raj, DEATH AT THE DURBAR
Garrett, Kellye, HOLLYWOOD ENDING
Gayle, Stephanie, IDYLL HANDS
Gaylin, Alison, IF I DIE TONIGHT
Goble, Steve, THE DEVIL’S WIND
Goodman, Carol, THE OTHER MOTHER
Gray, Alex, THE SILENT GAMES
Gray, Alex, THE SWEDISH GIRL
Gray, Alex, KEEP THE MIDNIGHT OUT
Green, Marti, THE GOOD TWIN
Hannah, Darci, CHERRY PIES AND DEADLY LIES
Heron, Rita, PRETTY LITTLE KILLERS
Hirahara, Naomi, HIROSHIMA BOY
Hogsett, Annie, MURDER TO THE METAL
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, BETRAYAL AT THE BUFFALO RANCH
Holmes, Steena, THE FORGOTTEN ONES
Hornsby, Wendy, NUMBER 7, RUE JACOB
Huber, Anna Lee, TREACHEROUS IS THE NIGHT
Hunter, Cara, CLOSE TO HOME
Hunter, Maddy, SAY NO MOOR
Hutchinson, Dot, THE SUMMER CHILDREN
Iden, Matthew, BIRTHDAY GIRL
Jeong, You-Jeong, THE GOOD SON
Johnston, Linda O., PICK AND CHEWS
Jones, Leslie, FRAMED
Jones, Lisa Renee, MURDER NOTES
Kaufman, Andrew, WHAT SHE DOESN’T KNOW
Kessler, Kate, FOUR OF A KIND
Knowles, Mike, TIN MEN
Kopfler, Pamela, BETTER DEAD
Kutscher, Volker, BABYLON BERLIN
Lanouette, Marian, ALL THE DEADLY LIES
Lansing, John, THE FOURTH GUNMAN
Latham, Mark A., SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE RED TOWER
Laurin, Nina, WHAT MY SISTER KNEW
Leigh, Melinda, BONES DON’T LIE
Levy, Lawrence H., LAST STOP IN BROOKLYN
Light, Douglas, WHERE NIGHT STOPS
Macy, Meg, BEAR WITNESS TO MURDER
Maitland, Barry, SLAUGHTER PARK
Maldonada, Isabella, PHOENIX BURNING
Maloney, Leo J., DARK TERRITORY
Matthews, Olivia, PERIL & PRAYER
Maxwell, Edith, TURNING THE TIDE
Mayne, Andrew, LOOKING GLASS
McAlpine, Gordon, HOLMES ENTANGLED
McBride, Susan, WALK A CROOKED LINE
McPherson, Catriona, SCOT FREE
Meserve, Dete, THE SPACE BETWEEN
Milchman, Jenny, WICKED RIVER
Mitzner, Adam, NEVER GOODBYE
Mofina, Rick, LAST SEEN
Myers, Jr., William L., AN ENGINEERED JUSTICE
Nagel, Leslie, THE ADVICE COLUMN MURDERS
Naughton, Sarah, THE GIRLFRIEND
Nettmann, Nadine, PAIRING A DECEPTION
Nichols, T.S., THE MEMORY DETECTIVE
O’Donohue, Clare, BEYOND THE PALE
Olsen, Gregg, THE LAST THING SHE EVER DID
Orr, Jill, THE BAD BREAK
Oud, Chris, THE FIRE PIT
Owen, Nikki, THE GIRL WHO RAN
Pape, Sharon, MAGICK RUN AMOK
Parks, Alan, BLOODY JANUARY
Perry, Carol J., IT TAKES A COVEN
Peterson, Andrew, HIRED TO KILL
Phillips, Adam Walker, THE PERPETUAL SUMMER
Phillips, Adam Walker, THE BIG CON
Pratt, Scott, JUSTICE LOST
Pressey, Rose, A PASSION FOR HAUNTED FASHION
Pryor, Mark, DOMINIC
Raabe, Melanie, THE STRANGER
Ragan, T.R., DEADLY RECALL
Ramsay, Frederick, COUNTDOWN
Randall, Gregory C., VENICE BLACK
Reaves, Sam, RUNNING IN THE DARK
Reed, Rick, THE SLOWEST DEATH
Reisz, Tiffany, THE LUCKY ONES
Ross, Loretta, DEATH AND THE VIKING’S DAUGHTER
Salzberg, Charles, SECOND STORY MAN
Savage, Tom, THE SPY WHO NEVER WAS
Scarantino, James R., THE PRICE OF VENGEANCE
Scott, Joel, ARROW’S FLIGHT
Serong, Jock, ON THE JAVA RIDGE
Shaffer, Andrew, HOPE NEVER DIES
Shames, Terry, A RECKONING IN THE BACK COUNTRY
Shaw, Johnny, THE UPPER HAND
Shepphird, John, BOTTOM FEEDERS
Silver, Dina, NO TIME TO BLINK
Silvis, Randall, WALKING THE BONES
Simon, Misty, GROUNDS FOR REMORSE
Sissel, Barbara Taylor, WHAT LIES BELOW
Slimani, Leila, THE PERFECT NANNY
Smith, Mark Haskell, BLOWN
Snow, Tiffany, SAVE ME
Solares, Martin, DON’T SEND FLOWERS
Soloway, Jeff, THE EX-PRESIDENT
Spann, Susan, TRIAL ON MOUNT KOYA
St. Aubin, Cynthia, PRIVATE LIES
Steinke, Liza &, Fenton, Liz, GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT
Stone, Jacob, MALICIOUS
Stuart, Amy, STILL WATER
Sweazy, Larry D., SEE ALSO PROOF
Torjussen, Mary, THE GIRL I USED TO BE
Trafford, J.D., GOOD INTENTIONS
Van Lente, Fred, THE CON ARTIST
Wagner, David P., A FUNERAL IN MANTOVA
Weber, Tracy, PRE-MEDITATED MURDER
Weiss, Kirsten, BLEEDING TARTS
Weiss, Kirsten, DEJA MOO
Whittle, Tina, NECESSARY ENDS
Wilson, Carter, MISTER TENDER’S GIRL
Wingate, Marty, FAREWELL, MY CUCKOO
Winslow, Emily, LOOK FOR HER
Woods, T.E., THE WRONG SISTER
Woods, T.E., BAD GIRL
Wortham, Reavis Z., HAWKE’S PREY
Yocum, Robin, A PERFECT SHOT
Ziskin, James W., A STONE’S THROW

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Best Fact Crime

Abramovich, Alex; Harvkey, Mike &, Patterson, James, ALL-AMERICAN MURDER: THE RISE AND FALL OF AARON HERNANDEZ, THE SUPERSTAR WHOSE LIFE ENDED ON MURDERERS’ ROW
Baatz, Simon, THE GIRL ON THE VELVET SWING: SEX, MURDER, AND MADNESS AT THE DAWN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Casey, Kathryn, IN PLAIN SIGHT: THE KAUFMAN COUNTY PROSECUTOR MURDERS
Cummings, Mary, SAVING SIN CITY: WILLIAM TRAVERS JEROME, STANFORD WHITE, AND THE ORIGINAL CRIME OF CENTURY
English, T.J., THE CORPORATION: AN EPIC STORY OF THE CUBAN AMERICAN UNDERWORLD
Everett, Pamela, LITTLE SHOES: THE SENSATIONAL DEPRESSION-ERA MURDERS THAT BECAME MY FAMILY’S SECRET
Fox, Margalit, CONAN DOYLE FOR THE DEFENSE: THE TRUE STORY OF A SENSATIONAL BRITISH MURDER, A QUEST FOR JUSTICE, AND THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS DETECTIVE WRITER
French, Paul, CITY OF DEVILS: THE TWO MEN WHO RULED THE UNDERWORLD OF OLD SHANGHAI
Green, Jonthan, SEX MONEY MURDER: A STORY OF CRACK, BLOOD, AND BETRAYAL
Hoffman, Carl, THE LAST WILD MAN OF BORNEO: A TRUE STORY OF DEATH AND TREASURE
Johnson, Kirk Wallace, THE FEATHER THIEF: BEAUTY, OBSESSION, AND THE NATURAL HISTORY HEIST OF THE CENTURY
Marcic, Dorothy, WITH ONE SHOT: FAMILY MURDER AND A SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
McDade, Travis, TORN FROM THEIR BINDINGS: A STORY OF ART, SCIENCE, AND THE PILLAGING OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
McNamara, Michelle, I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK: ONE WOMAN’S OBSESSIVE SEARCH FOR THE GOLDEN STATE KILLER
Meredith, Nikki, THE MANSON WOMEN AND ME: MONSTERS, MORALITY, AND MURDER
Miller, T. Christian &, Armstrong, Ken, A FALSE REPORT: A TRUE STORY OF RAPE IN AMERICA
Oldfield, William &, Bruce, Virginia, INSPECTOR OLDFIELD AND THE BLACK HAND SOCIETY: AMERICA’S ORIGINAL GANGSTERS AND THE U.S. POSTAL DETECTIVE WHO BROUGHT THEM TO JUSTICE
Perry, Alex, THE GOOD MOTHERS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE WOMEN WHO TOOK ON THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL MAFIA
Peters, Shawn Francis, THE INFAMOUS HARRY HAYWARD: A TRUE ACCOUNT OF MURDER AND MESMERISM IN GILDED AGE MINNEAPOLIS
Schechter, Harold, HELL’S PRINCESS: THE MYSTERY OF BELLE GUNNESS, BUTCHER OF MEN
Schweidel, Kermit, FOLLY COVE: A SMUGGLER’S TRUE TALE OF THE POT REBELLION
Weiss, Piper, YOU ALL GROW UP AND LEAVE ME: A MEMOIR OF TEENAGE OBSESSION
Wood, Cutter, LOVE AND DEATH IN THE SUNSHINE STATE: THE STORY OF A CRIME

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Best Critical-Biographical

Bolin, Alice, DEAD GIRLS: ESSAYS ON SURVIVING AN AMERICAN OBSESSION
Mazzeno, Laurence W., JAMES LEE BURKE: A LITERARY COMPANION
Thompson, Laura, AGATHA CHRISTIE: A MYSTERIOUS LIFE

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Best Short Story

Abani, Chris, “KILLER APE” – LAGOS NOIR
Abdoh, Salar, “BAGHDAD ON BORROWED TIME” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Achaari, Mohamed, “THE MUMMY IN THE PASHA’S HOUSE” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Adenle, Leye, “UNCLE SAM” – LAGOS NOIR
Adnan, Taha, “BLACK LOVE” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Adnan, Yassin, “AN E-MAIL FROM THE SKY” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Aguda, Pemi, “CHOIR BOY” – LAGOS NOIR
al-Khalidi, Dheya, “GETTING TO ABU NUWAS STREET” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Allen, Samantha, “SOME KIND OF LONELY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Allyn, Doug, “STICK” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Allyn, Doug, “BIG BLUE MARBLE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
al-Mozany, Hussain, “EMPTY BOTTLES” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Al-Ramli, Muhsin, “I KILLED HER BECAUSE I LOVED HER” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Anderson, Lin, “ORKAHAUGR” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Antoon, Sinan, “JASIM’S FILE” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Aquino, Marçal, “AS IF THE WORLD WERE A GOOD PLACE” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Armstrong, Kelley, “INVITATION TO THE GAME” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Ashforth, Albert , “A TRAGEDY AVERTED” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Bader, Ali, “BAGHDAD HOUSE” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Bailiff, Jon, “WHEELS OF JUSTICE” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Baine, Wallace, “FLAMING ARROWS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Baker, Tim, “FATAL FOG” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Bakour, Lahcen, “A PERSON FIT FOR MURDER” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Barbara, Vanessa, “CROSS CONTAMINATION” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Barker, Trey R., “THIN BLOOD” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Barrett, A. Ignoi, “JUST IGNORE AND TRY TO ENDURE” – LAGOS NOIR
Batory, Dana Martin, “THE MAN BENEATH THE STREET” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Bellotto, Tony, “USELESS DIARY” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Benali, Abdelkader, “LOOKING AT MARS IN MARRAKECH” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Benjamin, Cynthia, “JACOB’S LADDER” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Benson, Susan Perry, “RIP CURRENTS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Binebine, Mahi, “DELIRIUM” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Black, Michael A., “WALKING ON WATER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Bloemhof, François, “PROOF” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Boland, John C., “THE THREE DOG PROBLEM” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bonassi, Fernando, “24-HOUR SERVICE” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Bourqia, Allal, “A NOISY DISAPPEARANCE IN AN ILL-REPUTED ALLEY” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Box, C.J., “THE RIVER GOD”
Bracher, Beatriz &, Carvalhosa, Maria S., “THE FORCE IS WITH ME” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Bracken, Michael, “THE MOURNING MAN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Bracken, Michael, “SKIRTS” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Bracken, Michael, “ARROYO” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Breen, Susan, “THE END OF THE WORLD” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Breheny, Jessica, “54028 LOVE CREEK RD” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Brookmyre, Chris, “THE LAST SIEGE OF BOTHWELL CASTLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Brown, Gordon, “HISTORY LESSON” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Budewitz, Leslie, “ALL GOD’S SPARROWS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Cahill, Gary, “ON A TWO WAY STREET” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Cantrell, Rebecca, “HOMEWORK” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Cantwell, Karen, “SUNSET BEAUREGARD” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Carpenter, Thomas K., “THE LIGHTNESS OF MAN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Carpenter, Thomas K., “THE WORTH OF FELINES” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Carr, Dara, “OFF-OFF-OFF BROADWAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Casoy, Ilana, “BONICLAIDE AND MRS. ALS” -SÃO PAULO NOIR
Chapman, Tim, “HANDY MAN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Cigan, Chaim, “THE MAGICAL AMULET” – PRAGUE NOIR
Clarke, Gemma, “LAST CALL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Cleeves, Ann, “THE RETURN” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Cleland, Jane K., “I AM A PROUD AMERICAN” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Cleverly, Barbara, “THE SOFA DOLL” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Cody, Liza, “HEALTH AND SAFETY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Daly, Susan, “MURDER ON THE NORTHERN LIGHTS EXPRESS” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Davidson, Hilary, “ANSWERED PRAYERS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, David, “SOFEE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dean, David, “THE MERCY OF THADDEUS BURKE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Derkaoui, Hanane, “A WAY TO MECCA” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Dermatis, Dayle A., “BOTHERING WITH THE DETAILS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Devenport, Emily, “10,432 SERIAL KILLERS (IN HELL)” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Dibia, Jude, “WHAT THEY DID THAT NIGHT” – LAGOS NOIR
DiChellis, Peter, “THE BELLE HOPE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Dirckx, John H., “GO FOR THE JUGGLER” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Dirckx, John H., “OFFICER DOWN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Dirckx, John H., “BLOWOUT AT THE CARNIVAL” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Doherty, Jim, “CAP DEVICE” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
DuBois, Brendan, “THE SUBMARINE OF WALKER LAKE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dunlap, Susan, “A DAY AT THE BEACH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Eccles, Marjorie, “THE PAINTER’S WIFE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Edwards, Martin, “FAREWELL CRUISE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Egan, Kevin, “THE MOVIE LOVER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
el Abidine, Halima Zine, “MAMA AICHA” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Ell, Dianne Neral, “INCIDENT AT PUERTO ANGEL” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Ellis, Kate, “HALF-LIFE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Elwood, Elizabeth, “GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Faherty, Terence, “THE NOBLE BACHELOR” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Falak, Nassif, “DOOMSDAY BOOK” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Ferréz, , “FLOW” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Fisher, Eve, “BLUE MOON” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Flores, E. Gabriel, “LA LOCA BELLA” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Floyd, John M., “SCAVENGER HUNT” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Floyd, John M., “TWO IN THE BUSH” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Frazier, Meredith, “SAFE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Freire, Marcelino, “ANY SIMILARITY IS NOT PURELY COINCIDENTAL” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Garcia, Margaret Elysia, “MONARCHS AND MAIDENS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Gates, David Edgerley, “A MULTITUDE OF SINS” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Gates, David Edgerley, “I PRAY THE LORD MY SOUL TO TAKE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Gersh, Max, “FAIR GAME” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Glenn, Teel James, “THE OCCURRENCE OF THE MARCHING MARIONETTE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Goffa, Martin, “THREE MUSKETEERS” – PRAGUE NOIR
Goldstein, Debra H., “A WEIGHTY MATTER” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Gore, Ariel, “WHAT HAPPENED TO SKINNY JANE?” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Graham, Seana, “SAFE HARBOR” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Grant, Taylor, “THE DEAD YEARS” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Green, Judith, “SUMMER JOB” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Haddam, Jane, “MAHADEVI” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hagerty, David, “FAIR TRADE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Hallstead, William, “BOOKED” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Halter, Paul, “THE FIRES OF HELL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Hammond, Kerry, “TO PROTECT THE GUILTY” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Hansen, Vinnie, “MISCALCULATION” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Hayes, Peter W.J., “RIDGELINE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Haynes, Michael, “VOICES” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Hegenberger, John, “THE BAD SLEEP” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Hejdová, Irena, “OLDA NO. 3” – PRAGUE NOIR
Helms, Richard , “THE KING OF GONNA” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Herrman, Heather, “THE WOMAN IN THE BLUE DRESS” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Hill, Edwin, “WHITE TIGHTS AND MARY JANES” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Hirahara, Naomi, “POSSESSED” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Hockensmith, Steve, “WHERE THE STRANGE ONES GO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Hughes, Charlie, “THE CLEANSING SOIL” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Hunt, Alaric, “HIDDEN IN SHADOW” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Ihezukwu, Onyinye, “FOR BABY, FOR THREE” – LAGOS NOIR
Jabr, Mohammed Alwan, “ROOM 22” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Jakeman, Jane, “TAPPING THE GLASS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Jakeman, Jane, “THE PALE EYES OF WINTER” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Johnson, Kathryn, “WHAT GOES AROUND” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Johnstone, Doug, “PAINTING THE FORTH BRIDGE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Jones, Eleanor Cawood, “A SNOWBALL’S CHANCE” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Jones, Eleanor Cawood, “KEEP CALM AND LOVE MOAI” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Kaiser, Dillon, “IT FOLLOWS UNTIL IT LEADS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Kaye, Marvin, “POST NO BULLS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Kisska, Kristin, “CZECH MATE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Klevisová, Michaela, “BETTER LIFE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Kopřiva, Štĕpán, “AMATEURS” – PRAGUE NOIR
Lacy, Deborah, “TAKING CARE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
LaLonde, Sherry, “GARDEN-VARIETY CRIMINAL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Lantigua, John, “THE AVENGING ANGEL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Laroui, Fouad, “THE MYSTERIOUS PAINTING” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Larsen, Tom, “LOS CANTANTES DE KARAOKE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Laskowski, Tara, “THE CASE OF THE VANISHING PROFESSOR” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Latragna, Christopher, “A LOUSY LITTLE GRAND” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Law, Janice, “THE CRUCIAL GAME” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Law, Janice, “THE PROFESSOR” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Lawal, Wale, “JOY” – LAGOS NOIR
Lawton, R.T., “THE LEFT HAND OF LEONARD” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Levinson, Robert S., “THE PUBLIC HERO” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Levinson, Robert S., “NINE YEARS LATER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Light, Larry, “DYSPERCEPTION” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Limón, Martin, “HIGH EXPLOSIVE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Liskick, Beth, “PINBALLS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Liskow, Steve, “THE GIRL IN THE RED BANDANNA” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Liss, S. Frederic, “CORONERS DON’T CHANGE FACES” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lombardi, Linda, “THE OCTOPUS GAME” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Long, Laird, “TAKE-OUT” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lopresti, Robert, “TRAIN TRACKS” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lopresti, Robert, “NOBODY GETS KILLED” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lovesey, Peter, “READER, I BURIED THEM” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Lovesey, Peter, “ANGELA’S ALTERATIONS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Luna, Louisa, “EDGEWISE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Lutz, John, “PARANOID ENOUGH FOR TWO” – THE HONORABLE TRAITORS
MacBride, Stuart, “STEVENSON’S CANDLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Maia, Olivia, “COFFEE STAIN” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Malliet, G.M., “VICTORY GARDEN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Malliet, G.M., “MAD ABOUT YOU” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Mangeot, Robert, “QUEEN AND COUNTRY” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Mangeot, Robert, “BOOK OF HOURS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Mannheim, Linda, “DOCUMENTS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Manyika, Sarah Ladipo, “THE SWIMMING POOL” – LAGOS NOIR
Marceau, Cheryl, “PAYBACK WITH INTEREST” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Maron, Margaret, “THERE ARE NO ELEPHANTS IN PERU” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Maron, Margaret, “THE LAST MAN I KILLED” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Mathews, Lou, “CRAB DRIVERS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Maxwell, Edith, “A DIVINATION OF DEATH” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
McBrearty, Robert Garner, “WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER” – EQMM JAN-FEB
McCormick, William Burton, “CLEOPATRAN COCKTAILS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
McCormick, William Burton, “THE HOUSE IN GLAMAIG’S SHADOW” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
McDermid, Val, “ANCIENT AND MODERN” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
McKenzie, Elizabeth, “THE BIG CREEP” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
McMillin, Calvin, “TO LIVE AND DIE IN SANTA CRUZ” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Milosevic, Mario, “THE HITCHHIKER’S TALE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Mina, Denise, “NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Monroy, Liza, “MISCHA AND THE SEAL” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Montoya, Maceo, “THE STRAWBERRY TATTOO” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Moore, Jonathan, “THE BLACKOUT” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Moore, Tommy, “BUCK LOW” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Morchid, Fatha, “THE SECRET IN FINGERTIPS” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Muessig, Chris &, Seder, Steve, “ONE FALL TO A FINISH” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Musto, Edward, “ARMISTICE” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Myers, Amy, “CLASSIC BETRAYAL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Nadir, Karima, “A TWISTED SOUL” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Neary, Angela Crider, “MURDER ON RUE ROYAL” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Nedali, Mohamed, “IN SEARCH OF A SON” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Neff, Ondřej, “MARL CIRCLE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Nethercott, Michael, “SINNERS AT EIGHT” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Nunez, Sigrid, “HOTEL STORY” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Okonkwo, Uche, “EDEN” – LAGOS NOIR
Okorafor, Nnedi, “SHOWLOGO” – LAGOS NOIR
O’Leary, Timothy, “MADE MEN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Oles, Laura, “ISLAND TIME” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Orloff, Alan, “BARK SIMPSON AND THE SCENT OF DEATH” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Orloff, Alan, “DYING IN DOKESVILLE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Orsi, Carlos, “THE GLASS FLOOR” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Osondu, E.C., “THE WALKING STICK” – LAGOS NOIR
Pachter, Josh, “A YOUNG MAN’S GAME” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pachter, Josh, “THE SUPREME ART OF WAR” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Pachter, Josh, “IF IT’S TUESDAY, THIS MUST BE MURDER” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Pachter, Josh, “NOT MY CIRCUS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Page, Anita, “ISAAC’S DAUGHTERS” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Paiva, Marcelo Rubens, “THE FINAL TABLE” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Percy, Benjamin, “SUSPECT ZERO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Perks, Micah, “TREASURE ISLAND” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Pilátová, Markéta, “ALL THE OLD DISGUISES” – PRAGUE NOIR
Poulson, Christine, “FACELESS KILLER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Powell, Keenan , “MUSKEG MAN” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Powell, William Dylan, “THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE LAMP” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Powell, William Dylan, “CURSE OF THE WHITE ARMADILLO” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Prata, Mario, “TERESÃO” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Procházka, Jiří W., “THE DEAD GIRL FROM A HAUNTED HOUSE – PRAGUE NOIR
Pronzini, Bill, “A TIME OF FURY” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Pronzini, Bill &, Malzberg, Barry, “NIGHT WALKER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Przybilka, Thomas &, List, Gitta, “REST IN PEACE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Qasrany, Layla, “TUESDAY OF SORROWS” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Quarnstrom, Lee, “THE SHOOTER” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Rabbaj, My Seddik, “FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER” – MARRAKECH NOIR
Raichev, R.T., “A CHRONICLE OF DEATHS FORETOLD” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Raies, Hayet, “THE FEAR OF IRAQI INTELLIGENCE” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Rains, Marc &, Tuttle, Lisa, “DARK WATER” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Randall, Shari, “PET” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Rayo, Adebola, “WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?” – LAGOS NOIR
Renwick, Alex C., “SHALLOW SAND” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Robertson, Craig, “THE TWA CORBIES OF CARDROSS” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Robertson, Michael, “THE BARRISTER’S CLERK” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Rockwood, KM, “RASPUTIN” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “THE WEDDING RING” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “THE TRENDY-BAR SIDE OF LIFE” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Rutter, Eric, “HATEFUL IN THE EYES OF GOD” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Saadawi, Ahmed, “A SENSE OF REMORSE” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Šabach, Petr, “EPIPHANY, OR WHATEVER YOU WISH” – PRAGUE NOIR
Said, Hadia, “POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS REALITY IN QADISIYA” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Salih, Salima, “THE APARTMENT” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Schofield, Neil, “SHOPPING FOR FUN AND PROFIT” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Scranton, Roy, “HOMECOMING” – BAGHDAD NOIR
Seamon, Hollis, “IT’S NEVER JUST THE WIND” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Sellers, Peter, “CHRISTMAS HELP” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Sellers, Peter, “THE COOLER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Sheridan, Sara, “SACTUARY” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Shrott, Steve, “BURIED SECRETS” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Sívori, Luciano, “THE FINAL ANALYSIS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Slan, Joanna Campbell, “KILLER” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Soares, Jô, “MY NAME IS NICKY NICOLA” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Soukupová, Petra, “ANOTHER WORST DAY” – PRAGUE NOIR
Staincliffe, Cath, “TIGERS AND FLIES” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Stančík, Petr, “THE CABINET OF SEVEN PIERCED BOOKS” – PRAGUE NOIR
Stanley, Marian McMahon, “CAREER TRANSITIONS” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Stein, Triss, “SUMMER SMUGGLERLS” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Stevens, B.K., “THINGS PAST” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Stevens, B.K., “ONE-DAY PASS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “LOUISA AND THE LIGHTHOUSE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “YOUR CHEATIN’ HEART” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “THE ABBOT AND THE GARNETS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Sýkora, Michal, “PERCY THRILLINGTON” – PRAGUE NOIR
Taylor, Art, “ENGLISH 398: FICTION WORKSHOP” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Templeton, Robin, “HUNTER’S MOON” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Templeton, Robin, “HO’OPONOPONO” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Thibadeau, Susan, “MARIGOLD IN THE LAKE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Thielman, Mark, “THE BLACK DROP OF VENUS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Thomson, E.S., “KISSING THE SHUTTLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Todd, Marilyn, “KILLING KEVIN” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Todd, Marilyn, “BENCH MARK” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Townsend, Peggy, “FIRST PEAK” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Trybulski, Stan, “THE BUTTERFLY AND THE SPIDER” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Tučková, Kateřina, “THE LIFE AND WORK OF BARONESS MAUTNIC” – PRAGUE NOIR
Turnbull, Peter, “THE ANCIENT MARINER SYNDROME” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Turnbull, Peter, “THE LOST CONTENTS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Unigwe, Chika, “HEAVEN’S GATE” – LAGOS NOIR
Urban, Miloš, “DISAPPEARANCES ON THE BRIDGE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Varella, Drauzio, “MARGOT” – SÃO PAULO NOIR
Warsh, Sylvia Maultash, “CABIN IN THE WOODS” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
Washington, Shauna, “KNOCKOFFS” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Welch, Louise, “COME FRIENDLY BOMBS” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Wentz, Maaja, “INSIDE OF A DOG” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Wheeler, Leslie, “DEATH IN A STRANGE AND BEAUTIFUL PLACE” – MYSTERY MOST GEOGRAPHICAL
White, Wrath James, “SEVEN YEARS” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 10
Wight, Ellen, “THE SHED” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Wiley, Cathy, “CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT LADY” – FUR, FEATHERS, AND FELONIES
Wilson, John Morgan, “THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS COLLECTOR” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wilson, Matthew, “BURG’S HOBBY CASE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wolfson, Jill, “DEATH AND TAXES” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “A DISTURBANCE IN THE HAREM” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Zouhair, Mohamed, “OTHER PLACES” – MARRAKECH NOIR

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Best Juvenile

Asselin, Kristine, ART OF THE SWAP
Ballarini, Joe, A BABYSITTER’S GUIDE TO MONSTER HUNTING #2: BEASTS & GEEKS
Beatty, Robert, WILLA OF THE WOOD
Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss, THE ALCATRAZ ESCAPE
Bond, Gwenda &, Rowe, Christopher, THE SUPERNORMAL SLEUTHING SERVICE #2: THE SPHINX’S SECRET
Bondor-Stone, Annabeth &, White, Connor, TIME TRACERS: THE STOLEN SUMMERS
Bradford, Chris, BODYGUARD: TRAITOR
Bradford, Chris, BODYGUARD: TARGET
Carroll, Emma, STRANGE STAR
Casanova, Mary, THE SHOWSTOPPER: A REBECCA MYSTERY
Casanova, Mary, MENACE AT MAMMOTH CAVE: A KIT MYSTERY
Connolly, MarcyKate, SHADOW WEAVER
Crowley, Kieran, THE MISFITS CLUB
Delaney, Rachelle, CLARA VOYANT
Ecton, Emily, THE AMBROSE DECEPTION
Edge, Christopher, THE JAMIE DRAKE EQUATION
Eggers, Dave, THE LIFTERS
Falligant, Erin, THE LEGEND OF THE SHARK GODDESS
Freeman, Martha, ZAP!
Gallicano, Todd Calgi, THE SELKIE OF SAN FRANCISCO
Ginns, Russell, SAMANTHA SPINNER AND THE SUPER-SECRET PLANS
Gorman, Zac, THISBY THESTOOP AND THE BLACK MOUNTAIN
Guterson, Ben, WINTERHOUSE
Hackl, Jo Watson, SMACK DAB IN THE MIDDLE OF MAYBE
Hautala, Beth, THE OSTRICH AND OTHER LOST THINGS
Heider, Mary Winn, THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON
Johnson, Varian, THE PARKER INHERITANCE
Kane, Karen, CHARLIE & FROG: A MYSTERY
Latimer, E., THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY
Lloyd, Natalie, THE PROBLIM CHILDREN
MacKnight, Wendy McLeod, THE FRAME-UP
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds, ROXIE AND THE HOOLIGANS AT BUZZARD’S ROOST
Parks, Tiffany, MIDNIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
Peers, Bobbie, WILLIAM WENTON AND THE SECRET PORTAL
Pitt, Darrell, THE BOY FROM EARTH
Priestley, Chris, CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF BOY
Schusterman, Michelle, SPELL & SPINDLE
Scott, Kevin John, FREDERIK SANDWICH AND THE EARTHQUAKE THAT COULDN’T POSSIBLY BE
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman &, Sharmat, Andrew, NATE THE GREAT AND THE WANDERING WORD
Shepherd, Kate, BABYSITTING NIGHTMARES: THE SHADOW HAND
Styles, Walker , VERY FIRST CASE
Surrisi, C.M., A SIDE OF SABOTAGE
Thomson, Sarah L., THE RING OF HONOR
Trevayne, Emma, SPINDRIFT AND THE ORCHID
Tyre, Lisa Lewis, HOPE IN THE HOLLER
Weinstein, Jacob Sager, HYACINTH AND THE STONE THIEF
Wood, Maryrose , THE INCORRIGIBLE CHILDREN OF ASHTON PLACE: BOOK VI

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Best Young Adult

Aguirre, Ann, LIKE NEVER AND ALWAYS
Altebrando, Tara, THE OPPOSITE OF HERE
Armstrong, Kelley, AFTERMATH
Bennett, M.A., S.T.A.G.S.
Bergstrom, Scott, THE GREED
Bérubé, Amelinda, DARK BENEATH THE ICE
Brodsky, Demetra, DIVE SMACK
Brown, Jennifer, BREAK US
Brunskill, Amelia, THE WINDOW
Caine, Rachel, HONOR AMONG THIEVES
Carter, Ally, NOT IF I SAVE YOU FIRST
Cavallaro, Brittany, THE CASE FOR JAMIE
Charbonneau, Joelle, TIME BOMB
Ciocca, Gina, KISS IN THE DARK
Dawn, Sasha, BLINK
Dominy, Amy Fellner, THE FALL OF GRACE
Donne, Alexa, BRIGHTLY BURNING
Falkoff, Michelle, QUESTIONS I WANT TO ASK YOU
France, Emily, ZEN AND GONE
French, Gillian, THE LIES THEY TELL
Gläser, Mechthild, THE FORGOTTEN BOOK
Hartley, A.J., GUARDIAN
Jackson, Tiffany D., MONDAY’S NOT COMING
Jayne, Hannah, COPYCAT
Johnson, Maureen, TRULY DEVIOUS
Kaufman, Amie &, Kristoff, Jay, OBSIDIO
Killeen, Matt, ORPHAN MONSTER SPY
Leighton, Lisa, NOW YOU SEE HER
Liggett, Kim, THE UNFORTUNATES
Lu, Marie, BATMAN: NIGHTWALKER
Lucier, Makiia, ISLE OF BLOOD AND STONE
Madison, Bailee &, Miller, Sefne, LOSING BRAVE
Marino, Andy, AUTONOMOUS
Markell, Denis, THE GAME MASTERS OF GARDEN PLACE
Marsh, Sarah Glenn, REIGN OF THE FALLEN
Mele, Dana, PEOPLE LIKE US
Ness, Patrick, CLASS: WHAT SHE DOES NEXT WILL ASTOUND YOU
Nijkamp, Marieke, BEFORE I LET GO
Noel, Alyson, INFAMOUS
Orlando, Kristen, YOU WON’T KNOW I’M GONE
Parlato, Steven, PRECIOUS DREADFUL
Parsons, Ash, THE FALLING BETWEEN US
Peacock, Shane, THE DARK MISSIONS OF EDGAR BRIM: MONSTER
Pessl, Marisha, NEVERWORLD WAKE
Pollock, Tom, THIS STORY IS A LIE
Preston, Natasha, YOU WILL BE MINE
Reid, Kimberly, PRETTYBOY MUST DIE
Revoy, Antoine, ANIMUS
Roehrig, Caleb, WHITE RABBIT
Roux, Madeleine, COURT OF SHADOWS
Savage, Kim, IN HER SKIN
Scarborough, Sheryl, TO RIGHT THE WRONGS
Shine, Joe, BOBBY SKY: BOY BAND OR DIE
Skrutskie, Emily, HULLMETAL GIRLS
Smith, Mark, WILDER COUNTRY
Thomas, Kara, THE CHEERLEADERS
Treggiari, Jo, BLOOD WILL OUT
Turner, Henry, HIDING
Wakefield, Vikki, BALLAD FOR A MAD GIRL
Wass, Eliza, THE LIFE AND DEATH PARADE
Welch, Jenna Evans, LOVE & LUCK
Weston, Paula, THE UNDERCURRENT

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Best TV Episode

Abbott, Paul, “EPISODE 1” – NO OFFENCE
Hall, Matthew, “EPISODE 1” – KEEPING FAITH
Lewis, Caryl, “EPISODE 1” – HIDDEN
Povey, Jeff, “DRAWING DEAD” – MIDSOMER MURDERS, SERIES 20

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Allen, Samantha, “SOME KIND OF LONELY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Bailiff, Jon, “WHEELS OF JUSTICE” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Clarke, Gemma, “LAST CALL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hill, Edwin, “WHITE TIGHTS AND MARY JANES” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Kaiser, Dillon, “IT FOLLOWS UNTIL IT LEADS” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Moore, Tommy, “BUCK LOW” – SANTA CRUZ NOIR
Wilson, Matthew, “BURG’S HOBBY CASE” – EQMM JAN-FEB

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Arlen, Tessa, DEATH OF AN UNSUNG HERO
Chapman, Julia, DATE WITH MALICE
Cleland, Jane K., ANTIQUE BLUES
de Hahn, Tracee, A WELL-TIMED MURDER
Duncan, Elizabeth J., THE MARMALADE MURDERS
Ellis, Mary, HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD MURDERS
Fredericks, Mariah, A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE
Freeman, Dianne, A LADY’S GUIDE TO ETIQUETTE AND MURDER
Goodman, Carol, THE OTHER MOTHER
Greenlaw, Linda, BIMINI TWIST
Haines, Carolyn, CHARMED BONES
Hill, Sasscer, THE DARK SIDE OF TOWN
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, BETRAYAL AT THE BUFFALO RANCH
Honigford, Cheryl, DIG DEEP MY GRAVE
Lepoinka, Kristen, WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE
Malliet, G.M., IN PRIOR’S WOODS
Massey, Sujata, THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL
Shea, Susan C., DRESSED FOR DEATH IN BURGUNDY
Shelton, Paige, LOST BOOKS AND OLD BONES
Swanson, Denise, DIE ME A RIVER
Weber, Tracy, PRE-MEDITATED MURDER
Wechsler, Pamela, THE FENS

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