The Edgar® Awards – 2023 Submissions

THIS IS THE FINAL LIST – SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of December 5, 2022Appearance 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 2023.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on a Thursday in either late April or early May 2023.

Best Novel

Abbott, Bailee, KILL THEM WITH CANVAS
Abbott, Jeff, TRAITOR’S DANCE
Akhtar, Amina, KISMET
Alexander, Tasha, SECRETS OF THE NILE
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES LIQUIDATION
Alpert, Mark, THE DOOMSDAY SHOW
Alterman, Liz, THE PERFECT NEIGHBORHOOD
Ames, Jonathan, THE WHEEL OF DOLL
Andersson, Liv, LITTLE RED HOUSE
Andrews, Donna, ROUND UP THE USUAL PEACOCKS
Andrews, Donna, DASHING THROUGH THE SNOWBIRDS
Angoe, Yasmin, THEY COME AT KNIGHT
Armstrong, Kelley, THE DEEPEST OF SECRETS
Armstrong, Kelley, A RIP THROUGH TIME
Atherton, Nancy, AUNT DIMITY AND THE ENCHANTED COTTAGE
Atkins, Ace, ROBERT B. PARKER’S BYE BYE BABY
Babitt, Debbie, FIRST VICTIM
Baldacci, David, DREAM TOWN
Baldacci, David, THE 6:20 MAN
Baldacci, David, LONG SHADOWS
Ballantyne, Lisa, THE INNOCENT ONE
Balson, Ronald H., AN AFFAIR OF SPIES
Bamford, Emma, DEEP WATER
Bannalec, Jean-Luc, THE KING ARTHUR CASE
Barnes, S.A., DEAD SILENCE
Barron, Stephanie, JANE AND THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER
Barry, Ava, DOUBLE EXPOSURE
Barton, Fiona, LOCAL GONE MISSING
Bassoff, Jon, BENEATH CRUEL WATERS
Bauer, Chris, 2 STREET
Beaton, M.C. with, Green, R.W., DEATH OF A GREEN-EYED MONSTER
Beaton, M.C. with, Green, R.W., DEVIL’S DELIGHT
Beckman, Alicia, BLIND FAITH
Beinhart, Larry, THE DEAL GOES DOWN
Belli, Kate, TREACHERY ON TENTH STREET
Benn, James R., FROM THE SHADOWS
Bennett, S.J., ALL THE QUEEN’S MEN
Berry, Connie, THE SHADOW OF MEMORY
Berry, Steve, THE OMEGA FACTOR
Bessette, Alicia, SMILE BEACH MURDER
Betley, Matthew, THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Billingham, Mark, THE MURDER BOOK
Black, Cara, MURDER AT THE PORTE DE VERSAILLE
Black, Laura Gail, BOUND BY MURDER
Black, Lisa, RED FLAGS
Blake, Sarah, CLEAN AIR
Bohjalian, Chris, THE LIONESS
Bokur, Debra, THE LAVA WITCH
Bourland, Barbara, THE FORCE OF SUCH BEAUTY
Bowen, Gail, WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE
Bowen, Rhys, WHERE THE SKY BEGINS
Bowen, Rhys, PERIL IN PARIS
Bowen, Rhys &, Broyles, Clare, WILD IRISH ROSE
Box, C.J., SHADOWS REEL
Box, C.J., TREASURE STATE
Bradby, Tom, YESTERDAY’S SPY
Brennan, Allison, THE WRONG VICTIM
Brook, Allison, DEWEY DECIMATED
Brooks, Elizabeth, THE HOUSE IN THE ORCHARD
Brown, Janelle, I’LL BE YOU
Brown, Rita Mae, THRILL OF THE HUNT
Brown, Sandra, OVERKILL
Bruce, Camilla, ALL THE BLOOD WE SHARE
Bruno, Rhett C. &, Castle, Jaime, COLD AS HELL
Burdette, Lucy, A DISH TO DIE FOR
Burn, Joanne, THE HEMLOCK CURE
Burton, Jeffrey B., THE LOST
Byrne, James, THE GATEKEEPER
Calvin, Kris, UNDER A BROKEN SPY
Cameron, Julie, NAMELESS ACTS OF CRUELTY
Canadeo, Anne, DEATH ON THE ARGYLE
Cannon, Joanna, A TIDY ENDING
Carcaterra, Lorenzo, NONNA MARIA AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING BRIDE
Carlisle, Kate, THE PAPER CAPER
Carr, Jack, IN THE BLOOD
Carter, A.F., THE HOSTAGE
Castillo, Linda, THE HIDDEN ONE
Chang, Lan Samantha, THE FAMILY CHAO
Chase, Eve, THE BIRDCAGE
Chen, Kirsten, COUNTERFEIT
Child, Lee &, Child, Andrew, NO PLAN B
Christie, William, THE DOUBLE AGENT
Clark, Julie, LIES I TELL
Clarke, Lucy, ONE OF THE GIRLS
Cleeves, Ann, THE RISING TIDE
Cleveland, Karen, THE NEW NEIGHBOR
Clines, Peter, THE BROKEN ROOM
Cobb, May, MY SUMMER DARLINGS
Coben, Harlan, THE MATCH
Collins, Max Allan , THE BIG BUNDLE
Colt, Peter, DEATH AT FORT DEVENS
Connolly, John, THE FURIES
Copperman, E.J., WITNESS FOR THE PERSECUTION
Copperman, E.J., AND JUSTICE FOR MALL
Corbet, Ron, THE SWEET GOODBYE
Cornwell, Patricia, LIVID
Cosimano, Elle, FINLAY DONOVAN KNOCKS ‘EM DEAD
Coyle, Cleo, HONEY ROASTED
Crais, Robert, RACING THE LIGHT
Crosby, Ellen, BITTER ROOTS
Crosley, Sloane, CULT CLASSIC
Crouch, Blake, UPGRADE
Crowe, Kitt, A POISONOUS PAGE
Cumming, Charles, JUDAS 62
Cumming, Charles , BOX 88
Dams, Jeanne M., A DEADLY WEB
Danvers, Holly, LONG OVERDUE AT LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Darnielle, John, DEVIL HOUSE
Das, Rijula, SMALL DEATHS
Davidson, Andy, THE HOLLOW KIND
Davis, Fiona, THE MAGNOLIA PALACE
Davis, Lindsey, DESPERATE UNDERTAKING
Dawson, Deliah S., THE VIOLENCE
de Gramont, Nina, THE CHRISTIE AFFAIR
Deaver, Jeffery, HUNTING TIME
Delany, Vicki, A THREE BOOK PROBLEM
DeMille, Nelson, THE MAZE
Deutermann, P.T., THE LAST PALADIN
DeYoung, Andrew, THE TEMPS
Doiron, Paul, HATCHET ISLAND
Dolan-Leach, Caite, DARK CIRCLES
Donlea, Charlie, TWENTY YEARS LATER
Dorsey, Tim, MERMAID CONFIDENTIAL
Downes, Anna, THE SHADOW HOUSE
Drew, Alan, THE RECRUIT
Dugoni, Robert, THE SILENT SISTERS
Ellicott, Jessica, DEATH IN A BLACKOUT
Elliot, Kendra, IN THE PINES
Elliot, Kendra, IN THE PINES
Ellis, David, LOOK CLOSER
Engberg, Katrine, THE HARBOR
Ennes, Hiron, LEECH
Esden, Trish, THE ART OF THE DECOY
Eskens, Allen, FORSAKEN COUNTRY
Estleman, Loren D., MONKEY IN THE MIDDLE
Estleman, Loren D., CUTTHROAT DOGS
Estleman, Loren D., PAPERBACK JACK
Evanovich, Janet, RECOVERY AGENT
Evanovich, Janet, GOING ROGUE
Fagan, Jenni, LUCKENBOOTH
Farris, Peter, THE DEVIL HIMSELF
Faulkner, Katherine, GREENWICH PARK
Feeney, Alice, DAISY DARKER
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD VANISHING
Fellowes, Jessica, THE BEST FRIEND
Ferencik, Erica, GIRL IN ICE
Fesperman, Dan, WINTER WORK
Fielding, Joy, THE HOUSEKEEPER
Fields, Tricia, A RELUCTANT SAINT
Finlay, Alex, THE NIGHT SHIFT
Finlay, T.L., GIRLS WITHOUT TEARS
Flacco, Anthony, GOLD IN PEACE, IRON IN WAR
Fleishman, Jeffrey, GOOD NIGHT, FOREVER
Florio, Gwen, THE LEAST AMONG US
Florio, Gwen, BEST PRACTICES
Flower, Amanda, CRIMES AND COVERS
Flowers, Ashley, ALL GOOD PEOPLE HERE
Flynn, Vince &, Mills, Kyle, OATH OF LOYALTY
Foley, Lucy, THE PARIS APARTMENT
Fowler, Christopher , BRYANT & MAY: PECULIAR LONDON
Francis, Felix, ICED
Francis, Felix, HANDS DOWN
Francis, Felix, HANDS DOWN
Fredericks, Mariah, THE LINDBERGH NANNY
Freeman, Brian, THE URSULINA
Freeman, Brian, I REMEMBER YOU
Freeman, Brian, THE ZERO NIGHT
Gailey, Sarah, JUST LIKE HOME
Gainza, Maria, PORTRAIT OF AN UNKNOWN LADY
Galbraith, Robert, THE INK BLACK HEART
Gardner, Lisa, ONE STEP TOO FAR
Gardner, Tracy, PERIL AT PENNINGTON MANOR
Garrett, Kellye, LIKE A SISTER
Gates, Eva, DEATH BY BEACH ROAD
Gehrman, Jody, THE SUMMER WE BURIED
Gentill, Sulari, THE WOMAN IN THE LIBRARY
George, Elizabeth, SOMETHING TO HIDE
Gerritesen, Tess, RIZZOLI & ISLES: LSTEN TO ME
Gigl, Robyn, SURVIVOR’S GUILT
Gilbert, Victoria, A FATAL BOOKING
Gilbert, Victoria, DEATH IN THE MARGINS
Gilstrap, John, BLUE FIRE
Giraldi, William, ABOUT FACE
Givhan, Jennifer, RIVER WOMAN, RIVER DEMON
Glass, Ava, ALIAS EMMA
Godfrey, Bradeigh, IMPOSTER
Goldberg, Lee, MOVIELAND
Goldberg, Leonard, THE BLUE DIAMOND
Golden, Christopher, ROAD OF BONES
Goldin, Megan, STAY AWAKE
Gordon, David, THE WILD LIFE
Grady, James, THIS TRAIN
Graham, Heather, CRIMSON SUMMER
Gray, Philip, TWO STORM WOOD
Green, George Dawes, THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH
Griffiths, Elly, THE LOCKED ROOMS
Griffiths, Elly, BLEEDING HARD YARD
Grisham, John, THE BOYS FROM BILOXI
Hagberg, David, TRAITOR
Haines, Carolyn, LADY OF BONES
Haines, Carolyn, BONES OF HOLLY
Hall, Rachel Howzell, WE LIE HERE
Hallett, Janice, THE APPEAL
Hallinan, Timothy, ROCK OF AGES
Hambrock, Meredith, OTHER PEOPLE’S SECRETS
Hamdy, Adam, THE OTHER SIDE OF NIGHT
Hancock, Anne Mette, THE COLLECTOR
Handler, David, THE LADY IN THE SILVER CLOUD
Handler, Elizabeth, HOKULOA ROAD
Hardy, Mina, WE KNEW ALL ALONG
Hare, Louise, MISS ALDRIDGE REGRETS
Harkin, Jo, TELL ME AN ENDING
Harris, C.S., WHEN BLOOD LIES
Harris, Joanne, A NARROW DOOR
Harris, Robert J., THE DEVIL’S BLAZE
Hart, Rob, THE PARADOX HOTEL
Hauty, Chris, STORM RISING
Haven, Josh, FAKE MONEY, BLUE SMOKE
Hawkins, Rachel, RECKLESS GIRLS
Hawley, Noah, ANTHEM
Hawtrey, Evie, AND BY FIRE
Heltzel, Anne, JUST LIKE MOTHER
Henderson, Craig, WELCOME TO THE GAME
Hendricks, Jaime Lynn, IT COULD BE ANYONE
Hendricks, Greer &, Pekkanen, Sarah, THE GOLDEN COUPLE
Herren, T.G., A STREETCAR NAMED MURDER
Herron, Mick, BAD ACTORS
Hetherton, J.G., WHAT LIES BENEATH
Heuvelt, Thomas Olde, ECHO
Hewson, David, THE MEDICI MURDERS
Higashino, Keigo, A DEATH IN TOKYO
Hillerman, Anne, THE SACRED BRIDGE
Hilliard, M.E., SHADOW IN THE GLASS
Hillier, Jennifer, THINGS WE DO IN THE DARK
Hinkson, Jake, FIND HIM
Hoffmeister, Pedo, AMERICAN AFTERLIFE
Hoffmeister, Pedro, AMERICAN AFTERLIFE
Hogan, Chuck, GANGLAND
Holland, Sam, THE ECHO MAN
Holm, Chris, CHILD ZERO
Holm, Johanne Lykke, STREGA
Housewright, David, SOMETHING WICKED
Houston, Victoria, WOLF HOLLOW
Howard, Catherine Ryan, RUN TIME
Huchu, T.L., OUR LADY OF MYSTERIOUS AILMENTS
Hunter, Stephen, TARGETED
Hurwitz, Gregg, DARK HORSE
Hutton, Callie, THE MYSTERY OF ALBERT E. FINCH
Ide, Joe, THE GOODBYE COAST
Iglesias, Gabino, THE DEVIL TAKES YOU HOME
Jacobson, John J., CALIFORNIA FEVER
Jance, J.A., NOTHING TO LOSE
Jayatissa, Amanda, YOU’RE INVITED
Jensen, Lark O., BEAR WITNESS
Jewell, Lisa, THE FAMILY REMAINS
Jillette, Penn, RANDOM
Johansen, Iris, A FACE TO DIE FOR
Johansen, Iris, CAPTIVE
Johansen, Roy, KILLER VIEW
Johnson, Craig, HELL AND BACK
Johnson, Kenneth, HOLMES COMING
Johnson, Tyrell, THE LOST KINGS
Jonasson, Ragnar, OUTSIDE
Jones, Darynda, A HARD DAY FOR A HANGOVER
Jones, Nick, THE OBSERVER EFFECT
Jones, Sandie, THE BLAME GAME
Jordan, Will, DARK HARVEST
Jordan-Lake, Joy, A BEND OF LIGHT
Jorge, Lidia, THE WIND WHISTLING IN THE CRANES
Judd, Alan, A FINE MADNESS
Kanon, Joseph, BERLIN EXCHANGE
Kapelke-Dale, Rachel, THE INGENUE
Karp, Marshall, SNOWSTORM IN AUGUST
Karp, Marshall, NYPD RED 7
Karst, Leslie, THE FRAGRANCE OF DEATH
Katsu, Alma, THE FERVOR
Katz, Erica, FAKE
Kellerman, Jonathan, CITY OF THE DEAD
Kells, Claire, AN UNFORGIVING PLACE
Kennedy, Deborah E., BILLIEL STARR’S BOOK OF SORRIES
Kepler, Lars, THE MIRROR MAN
Keyse-Walker, John, HAVANA HIGHWIRE
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, BLACKWATER FALLS
King, Laurie R., BACK TO THE GARDEN
King, Stephen, FAIRY TALE
Kingfisher, T., WHAT MOVES THE DEAD
Kingsbury, Kate, IN TOO STEEP
Kistler, Bonnie, THE CAGE
Klavan, Andrew, A STRANGE HABIT OF MIND
Klingborg, Brian, WILD PREY
Knight, Nikki, LIVE, LOCAL, AND DEAD
Kowal, Mary Robinette, SPARE MAN
Kraus, Daniel &, Moalem, Sharon, WRATH
Krueger, William Kent, FOX CREEK
Kukafka, Danya, NOTES ON AN EXECUTION
Landweber, Michael, THE DAMAGE DONE
Larsen, Ward, ASSASSIN’S EDGE
Lawson, Mike, REDEMPTION
Ledwidge, Michael, BEACH WEDDING
Lee, J.M., BROKEN SUMMER
Lehane, Con, MURDER BY DEFINITION
Leigh, Melinda, DEAD AGAINST HER
Leon, Donna, GIVE UNTO OTHERS
Lescroart, John, THE MISSING PIECE
Lester, Kent, THE THIRD INSTINCT
Li, Winnie, COMPLICIT
Lin, Ed, DEATH DOESN’T FORGET
Lloyd, Ellery, THE CLUB
Lloyd, Sam, THE RISING TIDE
Lovering, Carola, CAN’T LOOK AWAY
Lovett, Charlie, THE ENIGMA AFFAIR
Lupica, Mike, ROBERT B. PARKER’S REVENGE TOUR
Lupica, Mike, ROBERT B. PARKER’S FALLOUT
Lush, Tara, LIVE AND LET GRIND
Lutz, Lisa, THE ACCOMPLICE
Mackintosh, Clare, THE LAST PARTY
Macmillan, Gilly, THE LONG WEEKEND
MacNeal, Susan Elia, MOTHER DAUGHTER TRAITOR SPY
MacRae, Molly, ARGYLES AND ARSENIC
Malerman, Josh, DAPHNE
Malliet, G.M., DEATH IN CORNWALL
Malliet, G.M., AUGUSTA HAWKE
March, Nev, PERIL AT THE EXPOSITION
Margolin, Phillip, THE DARKEST PLACE
Margolin, Phillip, MURDER AT BLACK OAKS
Martin, William, DECEMBER ’41
Martinez, Guillermo, THE OXFORD BROTHERHOOD
Mathews, Francine, DEATH ON A WINTER STROLL
May, Nikki, WAHALA
Mayhew, Julie, LITTLE NOTHINGS
Mayor, Archer, FALL GUY
McAllister, Gillian, WRONG PLACE WRONG TIME
McDermid, Val, 1989
McKenzie, Catherine, PLEASE JOIN US
McKinty, Adrian, THE ISLAND
McMagon, Jennifer, THE CHILDREN ON THE HILL
McPhersona, Catriona, SOT IN A TRAP
McTiernan, Dervla, THE MURDER RULE
Mead, Tom, DEATH AND THE CONJUROR
Messineo, Teresa, WHAT WE MAY BECOME
Meyer, Deon, THE DARK FLOOD
Mezrich, Ben, THE MIDNIGHT RIDE
Miksa, Matt, DON’T GET CLOSE
Miley, Mary, DEADLY SPIRITS
Miller, Carol, THE FOOL DIES LAST
Miller, Carol, DEATH RIDES A PONY
Miller, Philip, THE GOLDENACRE
Millett, Larry, RAFFERTY’S LAST CASE
Mina, Denise, CONFIDENCE
Miranda, Megan, THE LAST TO VANISH
Montclair, Allison, THE UNKEPT WOMAN
Montgomery, Jess, THE ECHOES
Moore, Taylor, FIRESTORM
Moran, Terrie Farley &, Fletcher, Jessica, MURDER, SHE WROTE: KILLER ON THE COURT
Morgan-Bentley, Robin, THE GUEST HOUSE
Morrissey, Hannah, THE WIDOWMAKER
Morrow, Bethany C., CHERISH FARRAH
Moshfegh, Ottessa, LAPVONA
Moss, Sarah, THE FELL
Moss, Tara, THE GHOSTS OF PARIS
Mrazek, Robert J., THE DARK CIRCLE
Munier, Paula, THE WEDDING PLOT
Murphy, Jennifer, SCARLET IN BLUE
Murphy, Stacie, THE UNQUIET DEAD
Myers, Tamar, DEATH BY TART ATTACK
Nagendra, Harini, THE BANGALORE DETECTIVES CLUB
Nam-Joo, Cho, SAHA: A NOVEL
Naymark, Emilya, BEHIND THE LIE
Neuvel, Sylvain, UNTIL THE LAST OF ME
Nicieza, Fabian, THE SELF-MADE WIDOW
Nieh, Daniel, TAKE NO NAMES
Noone, Ashton, VICIOUS CREATURES
Nunn, Kayte, THE ONLY CHILD
O’Donnell, Paraic, THE MAKER OF SWANS
O’Nan, Stewart, OCEAN STATE
Odden, Karen, UNDER A VEILED MOON
Offutt, Chris, SHIFTY’S BOYS
Osborne, Lawrence, ON JAVA ROAD
Osman, Richard, THE BULLET THAT MISSED
Oyebanji, Adam, A QUIET TEACHER
Palmer, D.J., MY WIFE IS MISSING
Pandian, Gigi, UNDER LOCK & SKELETON KEY
Paretsky, Sara, OVERBOARD
Paris, B.A.., THE PRISONER
Parker, T. Jefferson, A THOUSAND STEPS
Parks, Heidi, THE WHISPERS
Parris, Peter, THE DEVIL HIMSELF
Pavone, Chris, TWO NIGHTS IN LISBON
Pearse, Sarah, THE RETREAT
Penny, Louise, A WORLD OF CURIOSITIES
Pepper, David, A SIMPLE CHOICE
Perry, Anne, THREE DEBTS PAID
Perry, Anne, A TRUTH TO LIE FOR
Perry, Anne, A CHRISTMAS DELIVERANCE
Petrie, Nick, THE RUNAWAY
Phillips, Gary, ONE-SHOT HARRY
Plata, Sebastian J., SEEING STRANGERS
Pobi, Robert, DO NO HARM
Polk, C.L., EVEN THOUGH I KNEW THE END
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, DIABLO MESA
Priest, Cherie, FLIGHT RISK
Prose, Nita, THE MAID
Pryor, Mark, DIE AROUND SUNDOWN
Putnam, David, THE SINISTER
Pyne, Daniel, VITAL LIES
Quinn, Spencer, BARK TO THE FUTURE
Quirk, Matthew, RED WARNINGS
Rankin, Ian, A HEART FULL OF HEADSTONES
Raybourn, Deanna, AN IMPOSSIBLE IMPOSTER
Raybourn, Deanna, KILLERS OF A CERTAIN AGE
Raymond, Jon, DENIAL
Redmond, Lissa Marie, CATCH YOUR DEATH
Reeve, Alex, THE BUTCHER OF BERNER STREET
Reeves, Lynne, DARK RIVERS TO CROSS
Reichs, Kathy, COLD COLD BONES
Reid, Iain, WE SPREAD
Rekulak, Jason, HIDDEN PICTURES
Rendon, Marcie R., SINISTER GRAVES
Reyes, Raquel V., CALYPSO, CORPSES, AND COOKING
Reynolds, Allie, THE SWELL
Rice, Christopher, DECIMATE
Richards, S.C., WHERE SECRETS LIVE
Robb, Candace, A FOX IN THE FOLD
Robotham, Michael, WHEN YOU ARE MINE
Robson, Eddie, DRUNK ON ALL YOUR STRANGE NEW WORLDS
Romeril, Christina, A CHRISTMAS CANDY KILLING
Rose, Jeneva, ONE OF US IS DEAD
Rosen, Lev A.C., LAVENDER HOUSE
Rosenfelt, David, CITIZEN K-9
Rosenfelt, David, SANTA’S LITTLE YELPERS
Rosenfelt, David, HOLY CHOW
Rowell, D.M., NEVER NAME THE DEAD
Rowland, Laura Joh, GARDEN OF SINS
Ruiz, Rudy, VALLEY OF SHADOWS
Ryan, Annelise, A DEATH IN DOOR COUNTY
Sager, Riley, THE HOUSE ACROSS THE LAKE
Sandford, John, THE INVESTIGATOR
Sandford, John, RIGHTEOUS PREY
Scalzi, John, THE KAIJU PRESERVATION SOCIETY
Schaffhausen, Joanna, LAST SEEN ALIVE
Schaffhausen, Joanna, LONG GONE
Schellman, Katharine, DEATH AT THE MANOR
Schellman, Katharine, LAST CALL AT THE NIGHTINGALE
Scott, Kieran, WISH YOU WERE GONE
Scott, Laura, TAILING TROUBLE
Scottoline, Lisa, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BENNETTS
Scrivenor, Hayley, DIRT CREEK
Searles, John, HER LAST AFFAIR
Segura, Alex, SECRET IDENTITY
Serpell, Namwali, THE FURROWS
Shames, Terry, MURDER AT THE JUBILEE RALLY
Shea, Brian &, Miller, Stacy Lynn, FUZE
Shelton, Paige, THE BURNING PAGES
Shelton, Paige, WINTER’S END
Shepherd, Peng, THE CARTOGRAPHERS
Shepherd, Scott, SHOULD I FALL
Shulkin, MD, Joel, TOXIC EFFECTS
Skordeman, Gustaf, GEIGER
Slaughter, Karin, GIRL, FORGOTTEN
Spiegelman, Peter, A SECRET ABOUT A SECRET
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, KILL ME IF YOU CAN
St. Anthony, Joyce, FRONT PAGE MURDER
St. Anthony, Joyce, DEATH ON A DEADLINE
St. James, Dorothy, A BOOK CLUB TO DIE FOR
St. James, Simone, THE BOOK OF COLD CASES
St. John, Katherine, THE VICIOUS CIRCLE
Staub, Wendy Corsi, THE STRANGER VANISHES
Steadman, Catherine, THE FAMILY GAME
Stefaniak, Mary Helen, THE WORLD OF PONDSIDE
Sten, Camilla, THE RESTING PLACE
Swann, Christopher, NEVER GO HOME
Swanson, Peter, NINE LIVES
Taylor, D.C., L.A. BURNING
Taylor, Mel, INVESTIGATION ENVY
Taylor, Sarah Stewart, THE DROWNING SEA
Theroux, Paul, THE BAD ANGELS BROTHERS
Thomas, Janis, FINDING GRACE
Thomas, Will, FIERCE POISON
Thompson, Victoria, MURDER ON MADISON SQUARE
Thompson, Victoria, CITY OF FORTUNE
Thor, Brad, RISING TIGER
Thorne, Jennifer, LUTE
Todd, Charles, A GAME OF FEAR
Tracy, P.J., DESOLUTION CANYON
Trinchieri, Camilla, MURDER ON THE VINE
Truman, Margaret &, Land, Jon, MARGARET TRUMAN’S MURDER AT THE CDC
Turow, Scott, SUSPECT
Tyler, L.C., THE PLAGUE ROAD
Ulstein, Siljie, REPTILE MEMOIRS
Upson, Nicola, DEAR LITTLE CORPSES
Van Rensburg, Laure, NOBODY BUT US
Vaughan, Sarah, REPUTATION
Viets, Elaine, LATE FOR HIS OWN FUNERAL
Wade, James, BEASTS OF THE EARTH
Walsh, Rosie, THE LOVE OF MY LIFE
Ward, Amanda Eyre, THE LIFEGUARDS
Ward, Catriona, LITTLE EVE
Ward, Catriona, SUNDIAL
Weaver, Ashley, THE KEY TO DECEIT
Webb, Brandon, Mann, John David, COLD FEAR
Wegert, Tessa, DEAD WIND
Wegert, Tessa, THE KIND TO KILL
Wendig, Chuck, WAYWARD
White, Kiersten, HIDE
Wilkes, Ally, ALL THE WHITE SPACES
Willett, Jincy, AMY AMONG THE SERIAL KILLERS
Wingate, Marty, THE LIBRARIAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE
Winstead, Ashley, THE LAST HOUSEWIFE
Wojtas, Olga, MISS BLAINE’S PREFECT AND THE VAMPIRE MENACE
Woods, Caroline, THE LUNAR HOUSEWIFE
Woods, Rita, THE LAST DREAMWALKER
Wrobel, Stephanie, THIS MIGHT HURT
Wurth, Erika T., WHITE HORSE
Young, Adrienne, SPELLS FOR FORGETTING
Young, Erin, THE FIELDS
Young, Kate, CRIME FOR THE BOOKS
Ziskin, James W., BOMBAY MONSOON

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Best First Novel

Adams, Erin E., JACKAL
Ahmad, Aamina, THE RETURN OF FARAZ ALI
Allen, Samantha Jayne, PAY DIRT ROAD
Amenta, Christopher, THE COLD HARD LIGHT
Bahr, Dane, THE HOUSEBOAT
Barretto, James, MYSTIC WIND
Bird, Kristen, THE NIGHT SHE WENT MISSING
Bissonnette, Zac, A KILLING IN COSTUMES
Blackburn, Scott, IT DIES WITH YOU
Blake, Judson, THE ROPE JUGGLER
Bledsoe, Erin, THE FORTY ELEPHANTS
Bleiweiss, Rick, PIGNON SCORBION & THE BARBERSHOP DETECTIVES
Buccola, Allison, CATCH HER WHEN SHE FALLS
Camp, Amber, CANTER WITH A KILLER
Canas, Isabel, THE HACIENDA
Carlson, Mindy, HER DYING DAY
Church, Wendy, MURDER ON THE SPANISH SEAS
Cranor, Eli, DON’T KNOW TOUGH
Davis, Cody Luke, HOUSE OF A THOUSAND LIES
Dean, Sunyi, BOOK EATERS
Donnelly, Kathleen, CHASING JUSTICE
Dumas, Luke, A HISTORY OF FEAR
Dunbar, Carol, THE NET BENEATH US
Edwards, Emily J., VIVIANA VALENTINE GETS HER MAN
Emerson, Ramona, SHUTTER
Essig, Genevieve, A DECEPTION MOST DEADLY
Fast, Katherine, THE DRINKING GOURD
Fawcett, Jennifer, BENEATH THE STAIRS
Flint, W.H., HOT TIME
Frost, Adam, THE DAMNED LOVELY
Golden, S.K., THE SOCIALITE’S GUIDE TO MURDER
Goodrich, Joseph, THE PARIS MANUSCRIPT
Grawl, Elle, ONE OF THOSE FACES
Gutierrez, Katie, MORE THAN YOU’LL EVER KNOW
Habib, Conner, HAWK MOUNTAIN
Hartman, Virginia, THE MARSH QUEEN
Hartstone, Joey, THE LOCAL
Hays, Kim, PESTICIDE
Heathcock, Alan, 40
Jones, Charles Forrest, THE ILLUSION OF SIMPLE
Jones, K.C., BLACK TIDE
Kenna, Alex, WHAT MEETS THE EYE
Khavari, Kate, A BOTANIST’S GUIDE TO PARTIES AND POISONS
Klump, Michelle Hillen, A DASH OF DEATH
Koons, C.R., MURDER AT SLEEPING TIGER
Kravetz, Lee, THE LAST CONFESSIONS OF SYLVIA P.
Leonard, Bruce, QUILT CITY MURDER
Li, Grace D., PORTRAIT OF A THIEF
Lien, Tracey, ALL THAT’S LEFT UNSAID
Lloyd, Stephen, FRIEND OF THE DEVIL
Long, Joan, THE FINALIST
Lux, Claudia, SIGN HERE
Mann, Peter, THE TORQUED MAN
Margaret, Joanna, THE BEQUEST
Maz, William, THE BUCHAREST DOSSIER
McHugh, Mandy, CHLOE CATES IS MISSING
McKeegan, Colleen, THE WILD ONE
McKnight, Addison, AN IMPERFECT PLAN
Moehling, Joshua, AND THERE HE KEPT HER
Monnin, M.A., DEATH IN THE AEGEAN
Murphy, Dwyer, AN HONEST LIVING
Murphy, Nora, THE FAVOR
Nayler, Ray, THE MOUNTAIN IN THE SEA
Newman, Jay, UNDERMONEY
Nossett, Lauren, THE RESEMBLANCE
Osler, Rob, DEVIL’S CHEW TOY
Peguero, Robin, WITH PREJUDICE
Popp, Misha, MAGIC, LIES, AND DEADLY PIES
Prins, Mark, THE LATINIST
Rothschild, Peggy, A DEADLY BONE TO PICK
Rothschild, Sascha, BLOOD SUGAR
Sikes, Adam, LANDSLIDE
Sparks, Leanne Kale, THE WRONG WOMAN
Teschner, John, PROJECT NAMAHANA
Topping, Zac, WAKE OF WAR
Wachsman, Nina, THE GALLERY OF BEAUTIES
Weiss, Josh, BEAT THE DEVILS
White, Adam, THE MIDCOAST
Wiley, Soon, WHEN WE FELL APART
Willett, Kathleen M., MOTHER OF ALL SECRETS
Williams, Missouri, THE DOLORIAD
Willingham, Stacy, A FLICKER IN THE DARK
Wuehle, Candice, MONARCH
Zuckerman, Edward, WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Afia, Nekesa, HARLEM SUNSET
Alexander, Ellie, DONUT DISTURB
Alexander, Ellie, MUFFIN BUT THE TRUTH
Alexander, Skye, WHAT THE WALLS KNOW
Allen, Meri, MINT CHOCOLATE MURDER
Angela, Mary, MINING FOR MURDER
Aptaker, Ann, HUNTING GOLD
Arlen, Tessa, DRESS OF VIOLET TAFFETA
Austin, Winter, HUSH, MY DARLING
Bailey, Robert, RICH BLOOD
Bailey, Samantha M., WATCH OUT FOR HER
Banks, Leo W., .45 CALIBER PERFUME
Barkan, Ross, THE NIGHT BURNS BRIGHT
Bateman, Daisy, A DISMAL HARVEST
Bates, Julie, A TASTE OF BETRAYAL
Bell, Darcey, ALL I WANT
Bell, Donnell Ann, UNTIL DEAD
Berry, Lucinda, UNDER HER CARE
Blacke, Olivia, VINYL RESTING PLACE
Blaedel, Sara, A HARMLESS LIE
Blake, Deborah, CLAWS FOR SUSPICION
Blakemore, Kim Taylor, THE DECEPTION
Blanchard, B.L., THE PEACEKEEPER
Bock, Kris, SOMETHING SHADY AT SUNSHINE HAVEN
Bond, Veronica, CASTLE DEADLY, CASTLE DEEP
Bonner, Sarah, HER PERFECT TWIN
Bradford, Laura, PERILOUS PAL
Brecher, Christin, PHOTO FINISHED
Brennan, Allison, MISSING: A 3-IN-1 COLLECTION
Brown, Jonathan, CHLOE
Bruton, Keith, THE LEMON MAN
Bublitz, Jacqueline, BEFORE YOU KNEW MY NAME
Budewitz, Leslie, PEPPERMINT BARKED
Burton, Mary, THE LIES I TOLD
Byron, Ellen, BAYOU BOOK THIEF
Cahoon, Lynn, WEDDING BELL BLUES
Cahoon, Lynn, A FATAL FAMILY FEAST
Cahoon, Lynn, THREE TAINTED TEAS
Cameron, Kenneth, THE PAST MASTER
Canaff, Roger A., CITY DARK
Candish, Louise, THE HEIGHTS
Cassidy, Luke, IRON ANNIE
Chambers, Christopher, STANDALONE
Chien, Vivien, HOT AND SOUR SUSPECTS
Chow, Jennifer, DEATH BY BUBBLE TEA
Claire, Ann, DEAD AND GONDOLA
Clark, Aaron Philip, BLUE LIKE ME
Clark, C. Hope, EDISTO HEAT
Clark, C. Hope, BADGE OF EDISTO
Coates, Darcy, THE RAVENOUS DEAD
Coco, Nancy, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S FUDGE
Collins, Max Allan, QUARRY’S BLOOD
Conte, Cate, GONE BUT NOT FURGOTTEN
Cooper, Glenn, THE FOURTH PROPHECY
Cooper, Helen, THE OTHER GUEST
Cowie, Amber, LAST ONE ALIVE
Cowie, Jayne, CURFEW
Cowley, Katherine, THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A LONDON SPY
Cowley, Katherine, THE LADY’S GUIDE TO DEATH AND DECEPTION
Craft, Michael, DESERT GETAWAY
Davis, Davey, X
Davis, Krista, A GOOD DOG’S GUIDE TO MURDER
Dean, Will, FIRST BORN
deBellegarde, Tina, DEAD MAN’S LEAP
DiLorenzo, Melinda, BETTER LEFT BEHIND
Doench, Meredith, WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
Donnelly, Lara Elena, BASE NOTES
Douglas, Claire, JUST LIKE THE OTHER GIRLS
Douglas, Claire, THE COUPLE AT NUMBER 9
Dugoni, Robert, WHAT SHE FOUND
Dupuis, J.J., UMBOI ISLAND
Dylan, Jess, FATAL FLOWERS
Ellison, Meg, NUMBER ONE FAN
Emery, Anne, FENIAN STREET
Essig, Genevieve, A PLOT MOST PERILOUS
Essig, Genevieve, A TRUTH MOST TREACHEROUS
Evans, Mary Anna, THE PHYSICISTS’ DAUGHTER
Felker-Martin, Gretchen, MANHUNT
Fisher, Tarryn, AN HONEST LIE
Flanagan, Erin, BLACKOUT
Flower, Amanda, BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH
Ford, Kelly J., REAL BAD THINGS
Foster, Lori Duffy, NEVER BROKEN
Foster, Lori Duffy, NEVER LET GO
French, Nicci, THE FAVOR
Furlong, Susan, WHAT THEY DON’T KNOW
Gagnon, Jilly, ALL DRESSED UP
Galligan, John, BAD DAY BREAKING
Gervais, Simon, THE LAST SENTINEL
Gilstrap, John, LETHAL GAME
Glass, Seraphina Nova, ON A QUIET STREET
Goldman, Matt, CAROLINA MOONSET
Goodman, Carol, THE DISINVITED GUEST
Grant, Rachel, CRASH SITE
Gudenkauf, Heather, THE OVERNIGHT GUEST
Haines, Lise, THE BOOK OF KNIVES
Hart, Joe, OR ELSE
Helms, Rick, A KIND AND SAVAGE PLACE
Henry, Veronica G., THE QUARTER STORM
Hirahara, Naomi, AN ETERNAL LEI
Holahan, Cate, THE DARKNESS OF OTHERS
Holloway, Meghan, KILLING FIELD
Huber, Anna Lee, A PERILOUS PERSPECTIVE
Hughes, Lorena, THE SPANISH DAUGHTER
Hughes, Nancy A., BURIED TRUST
Jacobs, R.J., ALWAYS THE FIRST TO DIE
Jacobs, Simon, STRING FOLLOW
Jantunen, John, IN FOR A DIME
Jinks, Catherine, THE ATTACK
Johnson, Wayne, THE RED CANOE
Jurcyzk, Eva, THE DEPARTMENT OF RARE BOOKS AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Kalla, Daniel, THE DARKNESS IN THE LIGHT
Kalteis, Dietrich, NOBODY FROM SOMEWHERE
Katsu, Alma, THE WEHRWOLF
Kay, Arlene, MURDER AT FIRST BLUSH
Keliikoa, Mary, DECEIVED
Keliikoa, Mary, HIDDEN PIECES
Kelly, Diane, BATTEN DOWN THE BELFRY
Kelly, Diane, A TRIP WITH TROUBLE
Kelter, Larry, INTO THE GROOVE
Kent, Minka, UNMISSING
Kernan, Jenna, THE ADOPTION
Kiste, Gwendolyn, RELUCTANT IMMORTALS
Knecht, Rosalie, VERA KELLY LOST AND FOUND
Konen, Leah, THE PERFECT ESCAPE
Konkoly, Steven, DEEP SLEEP
L’Etoile, James, DEAD DROP
Labuskes, Brianna, WHAT CAN’T BE SEEN
Lafferty, Mur, STATION ETERNITY
Lawrence, Carole, CLEOPATRA’S DAGGER
Lipinska, Blanka, THE NEXT 365 DAYS
Lodge, Gytha , LITTLE SISTER
Loewenstein, Laurie, FUNERAL TRAIN
Lourey, Jess, THE QUARREY GIRLS
Maldonado, Isabella, THE FALCON
Maloney, Leo J., STORM FRONT
Manansala, Mia P., HOMICIDE AND HALO-HALO
Manansala, Mia P., BLACKMAIL AND BIBINGKA
Marr, Elle, STRANGERS WE KNOW
Marsay, H.L., A FORGOTTEN SHADOW
Marsay, H.L., A CHRISTMAS SHADOW
Mayne, Andrew, THE FINAL EQUINOX
McGeorge, Chris, A MURDER AT BALMORAL
McGuckin, Briana Una, ON GOOD AUTHORITY
McKinnon, Hannah Mary, NEVER COMING HOME
McMan, Ann, DEAD LETTERS FROM PARADISE
Methos, Victor, THE SECRET WITNESS
Miller, Timothy, THE STRANGE CASE OF THE DUTCH PAINTER
Milliron, Liz, LIE DOWN WITH DOGS
Millman, Jode, HOOKER AVENUE
Mo, Johanno, THE SHADOW LILY
Mofina, Rick, HER LAST GOODBYE
Monroe, Katrina, THE DROWN OUR DAUGHTERS
Morgan, Phoebe, THE WILD GIRLS
Morris, Wanda M., ANYWHERE YOU RUN
Moss, Korina, CHEDDAR OFF DEAD
Moss, Korina, GONE FOR GOUDA
Murphy, Elaine, I TOLD YOU THIS WOULD HAPPEN
Murray, Judy L., KILLER IN THE KITCHEN
Myers, B.R., A DREADFUL SPLENDOR
Nickless, Barbara, DARK OF NIGHT
Norlander, Linda, DEATH OF A SNOW GHOST
O’Cinneide, C.S., EVE’S RIB
O’Rawe, Richard, GOERING’S GOLD
Parker, Ann, THE SECRET IN THE WALL
Parks, Adele, WOMAN LAST SEEN
Penney, Elizabeth, A TREACHEROUS TALE
Perry, Carol J., TIL DEATH
Pershing, Amy, MURDER IS NO PICNIC
Pessin, Al, SHOCK WAVE
Pleiter, Allie, KNIT OR DIE TRYING
Pleiter, Allie, IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT SHEAR
Putnam, David, A FEARSOME MOONLIGHT BLACK
Quigley, Mindy, SIX FEET DEEP DISH
Reiss, Claudia, TO KINGDOM COME
Robbins, Lori, MURDER IN THIRD POSITION
Rocha, Kit, DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
Rouda, Kaira, SOMEBODY’S HOME
Rovin, Jeff, TOM CLANCY’S OP CENTER: CALL OF DUTY
Rowell, Simon, THE LONG GAME
Sadowsky, Nina, PRIVACY
Salzberg, Charles, CANARY IN THE COAL MINE
Savage, Vanessa, THE NIGHT THEY VANISHED
Schneider, Joseph, THE DARKEST GAME
Schott, Philipp, FIFTY-FOUR PIGS
Scott, J. Todd, THE FLOCK
Seckel, Emma, THE WILD HUNT
Severn, Nichole, GRAVE DANGER
Siger, Jeffrey, ONE LAST CHANCE
Silverman, Nancy Cole, THE NAVIGATOR’S DAUGHTER
Silvis, Randall, THE DEEPEST BLACK
Spann, Susan, FIRES OF EDO
St. George, Gabrielle, HOW TO KILL A KINGPIN
St. James, Simone, GHOST 19
Starr, Jason, THE NEXT TIME I DIE
Staub, Wendy Corsi, THE OTHER FAMILY
Sten, Viveca, HIDDEN IN SNOW
Stevenson, Richard, KNOCK OFF THE HAT
Stone, Lane, THE COLLECTOR
Stone, Victoria Helen, AT THE QUIET EDGE
Stuart, A.M., EVIL IN EMERALD
Takhar, Helen Monks, SUCH A GOOD MOTHER
Thompson, Aggie Blum, ALL THE DIRTY SECRETS
Thorogood, Robert, THE MARLOW MURDER CLUB
Torre, A.R., A FAMILIAR STRANGER
Valjan, Gabriel, HUSH HUSH
Van Kirk, Susan, DEATH IN A PALE HUE
Waites, Martyn, THE GRAVEDIGGER’S SONG
Wallace, Auralee, WHEN THE CROW’S AWAY
Walter, Susan, OVER HER DEAD BODY
Ward, Annie, THE LYING CLUB
Webb, Debra, THE LAST LIE TOLD
Webb, Wendy, THE STROKE OF WINTER
Weisel, Frederick, THE DAY HE LEFT
White, Kate, THE SECOND HUSBAND
White, Loreth Anne, THE PATIENT’S SECRET
Williams, Shanora, THE WIFE BEFORE
Wilson, Carter, THE NEW NEIGHBOR
Wingate, Susan, WHEN YOU LEAVE ME
Winter, W.A., MY NAME IS JOE LAVOIE
Wong, Sandra S.G., IN THE DARK WE FORGET
Woolcott, Joyce, A NICE PLACE TO DIE
Wortham, Reavis Z., THE TEXAS JOB
Wright, Kristin, THE DARKEST WEB
Wyler, Allen, DEADLY ODDS 5.0
Zacharias, Pete, THE MAN BURNED BY WINTER
Zunker, Chad, FAMILY MONEY

 

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Best Fact Crime

Abramo, J.L., HOMELAND INSECURITY: THE BIRTH OF AN ERA OF UNREST IN AMERICA
Allore, John &, Pearson, Patricia, WISH YOU WERE HERE: A MURDERED GIRL, A BROTHER’S QUEST AND THE HUNT FOR A CANADIAN SERIAL KILLER
Aquino, John T., THE RADIO BURGLAR: THIEF TURNED COP KILLER IN 1920S QUEENS
Arsenault, Mark, THE IMPOSTER’S WAR: THE PRESS, PROPOGANDA, AND THE NEWSMAN WHO BATTLED FOR THE MINDS OF AMERICA
Beety, Valena, MANIFESTING JUSTICE: WRONGLY CONVICTED WOMEN RECLAIM THEIR RIGHTS
Bosworth, Charles Henry &, Schwartz, Joel, BONE DEEP: UNTANGLING THE TWISTED TRUE STORY OF THE TRAGIC BETSY FARIA MURDER CASE
Bradbury, Neil, A TASTE FOR POISON: ELEVEN DEADLY MOLECULES AND THE KILLERS WHO USED THEM
Bushman, David &, Givens, Mark T., MURDER AT TEAL’S POND
Cook, Sharon Anne &, Carson, Margaret, THE CASTLETON MASSACRE: SURVIVORS’ STORIES OF THE KILLINS FEMICIDE
Corcoran, Katherine, IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF: A MURDER, A COVER-UP, AND THE TRUE COST OF SILENCING THE PRESS
Cutler, Max &, Conley, Kevin, CULTS: INSIDE THE WORLD’S MOST NOTORIOUS GROUPS AND UNDERSTANDING THE PEOPLE WHO JOIN THEM
Dawidoff, Nicholas, THE OTHER SIDE OF PROSPECT: A STORY OF VIOLENCE, INJUSTICE, AND THE AMERICAN CITY
Dawson, Kate Winkler, ALL THAT IS WICKED: A GILDED AGE STORY OF MURDER AND THE RACE TO DECODE THE CRIMINAL MIND
Denton, Sally, THE COLONY: FAITH AND BLOOD IN A PROMISED LAND
Dombrowski, Justin, MURDER & MAYHEM IN ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA
Dray, Philip, A LYNCHING IN PORT JERVIS: RACE AND RECKONING IN THE GILDED AGE
English, T.J., DANGEROUS RHYTHMS: JAZZ AND THE UNDERWORLD
Fabricant, M. Chris, JUNK SCIENCE AND THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
Fischer, Paul, THE MAN WHO INVENTED MOTION PICTURES: A TRUE TALE OF OBSESSION, MURDER, AND THE MOVIES
Foster, Alex Cody, THE MAN WHO HACKED THE WORLD: A GHOSTWRITER’S DESCENT INTO MADNESS WITH JOHN MCAFEE
Franscell, Ron, SHADOWMAN: AN ELUSIVE PSYCHO KILLER AND THE BIRTH OF FBI PROFILING
Garcia-Roberts, Gus, JIMMY THE KING: MURDER, VICE, AND THE REIGN OF A DIRTY COP
Gilmer, Benjamin, THE OTHER DR. GILMER: TWO MEN, A MURDER, AND AN UNLIKELY FIGHT FOR JUSTICE
Glatt, John, THE DOOMSDAY MOTHER: LORI VALLOW, CHAD DAYBELL, AND THE END OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY
Goldenberg, Susan, DEADLY TRIANGLE: THE FAMOUS ARCHITECT, HIS WIFE, THEIR CHAUFFEUR, AND MURDER MOST FOUL
Greenberg, Andy, TRACERS IN THE DARK: THE GLOBAL HUNT FOR THE CRIME LORDS OF CRYPTOCURRENCY
Gurian, Elizabeth A., SERIAL AND MASS MURDER: UNDERSTANDING MULTICIDE THROUGH OFFENDING PATTERNS, EXPLANATIONS, AND OUTCOMES
Hale, Kathleen, SLENDERMAN: ONLINE OBSESSION, MENTAL ILLNESS, AND THE VIOLENT CRIME OF TWO MIDWESTERN GIRLS
Holes, Paul, UNMASKED: MY LIFE SOLVING AMERICA’S COLD CASES
Hope, Bradley, THE REBEL AND THE KINGDOM: THE TRUE STORY OF THE SECRET MISSION TO OVERTHROW THE NORTH KOREAN REGIME
Hughes, Evan, THE HARD SELL: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT AT AN OPIOD STARTUP
Johnson, Kirk Wallace, THE FISHERMAN AND THE DRAGON: FEAR, GREED, AND A FIGHT FOR JUSTICE ON THE GULF COAST
Jonusas, Susan, HELL’S HALF ACRE: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE BENDERS, A SERIAL KILLER FAMILY ON THE AMERICAN FRONTIER
Joyner, Chris, THE THREE DEATH SENTENCES OF CLARENCE HENDERSON: A BATTLE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE AT THE DAWN OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA
King, Greg &, Wilson, Penny, NOTHING BUT THE NIGHT: LEOPOLD & LOEB AND THE TRUTH BEHIND THE MURDER THAT ROCKED 1920S AMERICA
Kroll, Andy, A DEATH ON W STREET: THE MURDER OF SETH RICH AND THE AGE OF CONSPIRACY
Krouse, Erika, TELL ME EVERYTHING: THE STORY OF A PRIVATE INVESTIGATION
Larkin, Deborah Holt, A LOVELY GIRL: THE TRAGEDY OF OLGA DUNCAN AND THE TRIAL OF ONE OF CALIFORNIA’S MOST NOTORIOUS KILLERS
Lockhart, Chris, Chama, Daniel Mulilo, WALKING THE BOWL: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER AND SURVIVAL AMONG THE STREET CHILDREN OF LUSAKA
Macintyre, Ben, PRISONERS OF THE CASTLE: AN EPIC STORY OF SURVIVAL AND ESCAPE FROM COLDITZ, THE NAZIS’ FORTRESS PRISON
McSwane, J. David, PANDEMIC, INC.: CHASING THE CAPITALISTS AND THIEVES WHO GOT RICH WHILE WE GOT SICK
Miles, Kathryn, TRAILED: ONE WOMAN’S QUEST TO SOLVE THE SHENANDOAH MURDERS
Morley, Jefferson, SCORPIONS’ DANCE: THE PRESIDENT, THE SPYMASTER, AND WATERGATE
Mufti, Shahan, AMERICAN CALIPH: THE TRUE STORY OF A MUSLIM MYSTIC, A HOLLYWOOD EPID, AND THE 1977 SIEGE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
Pinsky, Mark, DRIFTING INTO DARKNESS: MURDER, MADNESS, SUICIDE, AND A DEATH “UNDER SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES”
Pompeo, Joe, BLOOD & INK: THE SCANDALOUS JAZZ AGE DOUBLE MURDER THAT HOOKED AMERICA ON TRUE CRIME
Pringle, Paul, BAD CITY: PERIL AND POWER IN THE CITY OF ANGELS
Rear, Rachel, CATCH THE SPARROW: A SEARCH FOR A SISTERS AND THE TRUTH OF HER MURDER
Ricca, Brad, TEN DAYS IN A MAD HOUSE: A GRAPHIC ADAPTATION
Rinder, Mike, A BILLION YEARS: MY ESCAPE FROM A LIFE IN THE HIGHEST RANKS OF SCIENTOLOGY
Rudloff, David S., AMERICAN INJUSTICE: INSIDE STORIES FROM THE UNDERBELLY OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTIC SYSTEM
Ryan, Steve, THE GHOSTS THAT HAUNT ME: MEMORIES OF A HOMICIDE DETECTIVE
Schechter, Harold, BUTCHER’S WORK: TRUE CRIME TALES OF AMERICAN MURDER AND MADNESS
Seguin, Felix &, Thibault, Eric, INSIDE THE MONTREAL MAFIA: THE CONFESSIONS OF ANDREW SCOPPA
Shaffer, Bill, THE SCANDALOUS HAMILTONS: A GILDED AGE GRIFTER, A FOUNDING FATHERS DISGRACED DESCENDENT, AND A TRIAL AT THE DAWN OF TABLOID JOURNALISM
Smith, Chas, BLESSED ARE THE BANK ROBBERS: THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF AN EVANGELICAL OUTLAW
Stashower, Daniel, AMERICAN DEMON: ELIOT NESS AND THE HUNT FOR AMERICA’S JACK THE RIPPER
Trincia, Pablo, ALL THE LIES THEY DID NOT TELL: THE TRUE STORY OF SATANIC PANIC IN AN ITALIAN COMMUNITY
Valoze, Lou with, Whitney, Brian, STOREFRONT STING: AN ATF AGENT’S LIFE UNDERCOVER
Weinman, Sarah, SCOUNDREL: HOW A CONVICTED MURDERER PERSUADED THE WOMEN WHO LOVED HIM, THE CONSERVATIVE ESTABLISHMENT, AND THE COURTS TO SET HIM FREE
White, Richard, WHO KILLED JANE STANFORD?: A GILDED AGE TALE OF MURDER, DECEIT, SPIRITS, AND THE BIRTH OF A UNIVERSITY
Wiehl, Lis, A SPY IN PLAIN SIGHT: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE FBI AND ROBERT HANSSEN – AMERICA’S MOST DAMAGING RUSSIAN SPY
Wooten, Neal, WITH THE DEVIL’S HELP: A TRUE STORY OF POVERTY, MENTAL ILLNESS, AND MURDER

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Best Critical-Biographical

Bernthal, J.C., AGATHA CHRISTIE: A COMPANION TO THE MYSTERY FICTION
Blackwell, Laird R., CLUES FROM THE COUCH: PSYCHOLOGY IN DETECTIVE FICTION FROM WILKIE COLLINS TO WINSPEAR AND PENNY
Edwards, Martin, THE LIFE OF CRIME: DETECTING THE HISTORY OF MYSTERIES AND THEIR CREATORS
Evans, Mary Anna &, Bernthal, J.C., THE BLOOMSBURY HANDBOOK TO AGATHA CHRISTIE
Geherin, David, THE CRIME WORLD OF MICHAEL CONNELLY: A STUDY OF HIS WORKS AND THEIR ADAPTATIONS
Klinger, Leslie S., THE NEW ANNOTATED STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
Lehman, David, THE MYSTERIOUS ROMANCE OF MURDER: CRIME, DETECTION, AND THE SPIRIT OF NOIR
Lovisi, Gary, A SHERLOCK HOLMES NOTEBOOK: A CORNUCOPIA OF SHERLOCKANIA
Napolitano, Dan, THE KINDLING SPARK: EARLY TALES OF MYSTERY, HORROR, AND ADVENTURE
Neiderman, Andrew, THE WOMAN BEYOND THE ATTIC: THE V.C. ANDREWS STORY
Royer, Diana, THE ESSENCE OF FILM NOIR: THE STYLE AND THEMES OF CINEMA’S DARK GENRE
Worsley, Lucy, AGATHA CHRISTIE: AN ELUSIVE WOMAN

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Best Short Story

Abrahamson, K.L., “PALEOLITHIC” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Abrahamson, K.L., “BOOK LEARNING” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Acevedo, Mario, “EL ARMERO” – DENVER NOIR
Adamson, Mike, “THE WHITE CALF AND THE WIND” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Adlerberg, Scott, “THE KILLING AT JOSHUA LAKE” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Aleman, Gabriela, “ISLANDS” – JEWISH NOIR II
Allison, Jason, “THE TRUNK” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Allyn, Doug, “THE DEATH-CAMP ANGEL” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Allyn, Doug, “BLIND BASEBALL,” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Allyn, Doug, “SANCTUARY” – JEWISH NOIR II
Allyn, Doug, “THE DEAD SNITCH” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Andrews, Donna, “SOMETHING DARK AND DANGEROUS” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Angus, Lis, “A WALK IN THE PARK” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Anshritha, “ARABELLA” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Ardai, Charles, “SLEEP! SLEEP! BEAUTY BRIGHT” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Armstrong, Lori, “NO PLACE FOR A DAME” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Aymar, E.A., “STILL CRAZY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS” – PARANOIA BLUES
Baker, Tim, “THE RENDEZVOUS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Balko, Jeremiah K., “I BELIEVE IN YOU” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Balsamo, Guillaume, “MEN AT WORK: DATE OF COMPLETION, FEBRUARY 2027” – PARIS NOIR
Barnes, Rusty, “BIG DADDY” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Barnsley, Pam, STREET VERSUS THE STALKER” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Barrows, Brandon, “TWO WRONGS” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Bart, David, “THE WORLD’S OLDEST LIVING DETECTIVE” – CRIME HITS HOME
Bartlett, Daniel C., “A COMPLICATED HISTORY” EQMM MAY-JUNE
Basnight, Gray, “BAD KARMA” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Beckstrom, Eric, THE ONE-THOUSANDTH LAKE” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Beetner, Eric, “PICK A COLOR” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Beetner, Eric, “GONE FISHIN” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Belton, Francelia, “DREAMING OF ELLA” – DENVER NOIR
Benedict, A.K., “THE LAKE, THE MOON AND THE MURDER” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Benn, James R., “THE REFUSAL CAMP” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Benn, James R., “IRISH TOMMY” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Bergin, Mark, “STAY HERE, HONEY” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Bergin, Mark, LOOK AT THAT” – PARANOIA BLUES
Bernier, Ashley-Ruth M., “RISE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Biebau, Dominique, “RUSSIAN FOR BEGINNERS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Bilac, Olavo, “THE CRIME” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Biltgen, Raoul, “QUIET POL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Black, Cara, “CODE NAME PENELOPE” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Black, Michael A., “WAITING FOR GODOT” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Black, Pat, “THE MAN IN THE LONG DARK COAT” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Blackwood, Pamela, “FINALE” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Blain, W. Edward, “THE SECRET SHARER” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Bleiweiss, Rick, “THE LAST RESORT” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Block, Jill D., “WISHBONED” – JEWISH NOIR II
Bourelle, Andrew, “BLUE SKY” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Boyle, William, “SOMETHING BAD HAPPENED TO A CLOWN” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Boyle, William, “NEW YORK BLUES REDUX” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Bracken, Michael, “DEAD MAN’S GORGE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Bracken, Michael &, Murphy, Sandra, “SIT. STAY. DIE.” -EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Breen, Susan, “DETECTIVE ANNE BOLEYN” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Breen, Susan, “BANANA ISLAND” – CRIME HITS HOME
Bressi, Marlin, “THE BORSCHT BELT BURGLARLY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Brett, Simon, “MARGINALIA” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Brooke, Keith, “TRACE EVIDENCE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Brooks, R. Alan, “A BAKER’S DUCKLING” – DENVER NOIR
Bruce, Mark, “MINERVA JAMES AND THE HOUNDS OF HADES” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Bruns, Don, “LIFE IN THE FAST LANE” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Buck, Craig Faustus, “THE SHABBES GOY” – JEWISH NOIR II
Buck, Mara, “MUSTARD, KNIFE – NO COLONEL, NO LIBRARY” – MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Buehler, Stephen, “GREEN IS GOOD” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Bunker, Jack, “POWERBALL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Calkins, Susanna &, Neubauer, Erica Ruth, “TWO WOMEN AND A TARP” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Cameron, Dana, “WEREWOLVES OF LONDON” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Canterbury, Patricia E., “THE CHINATOWN HONORARY MAYOR CAPER” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Carter, Scott William, CREATIVE VICE” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Cedeno, N.M., “IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT ICE STORM” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Celt, Adrienne, “THE INVESTIGATION” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Cha, Steph, “ALL LUCK” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Chambers, Christopher, “ENVY” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Chan, Cassandra, “A MURDER IN OYSTER BAY” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Chandlar, L.A., “NIGHTMARE WITH A TWIST” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Charles, Hal, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE GEEK INTERPRETER” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Charles, Hal, “THE PARIS BARGAINS” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Charles, Hal, “SOUND MORAL CHARACTER” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Charles, Nikolas, “WHERE THE SMOKE MEETS THE SKY” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Charles, Paul, “SEND IN THE CLOWNS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Charles, Paul, “OH, MARION” – PARANOIA BLUES
Chen, Sarah M., “RIVIERA RED” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Chen, Sarah M. , “A FAMILY MATTER” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Child, Andrew, “NEW KID IN TOWN” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Ciporin, Leone, “DEAD RECKONING” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Clark, Aaron Philip, “DEATH AT THE SUNDIAL MOTEL” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Cleland, Jane K., “THE WITCH” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Coleman, Reed Farrel, “VICTIM OF LOVE” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Colt, Peter, “LADIES AND DEUCES” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Conley, Jen, “HUNTER” – JEWISH NOIR II
Corbett, David, “AN INCIDENT AT THE CULTURAL FRONTIER” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Cordero, D.L., “SANGRE” – DENVER NOIR
Coward, Mat, “MORBID PHENOMENA OF THE MOST VARIED KIND” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Cranor, Eli, “DOUBLE FLY ROCKET” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Craven, M.W., “INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Cross, Mason, “PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Cudmore, Libby, “CHARLIES MEDICINE” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Cudmore, Libby , “TRUE COMPANION” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Cudmore, Libby , “THE ARTIST WILL NOT BE PRESENT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Davidson, Hilary, “LOOKING FOR THE NEXT BEST THING” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
de Assis, Machado, “PEDRO ANTAO’S GLASSES” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE FIRST ANNUAL ATCHFALAYA COYOTE HUNT: OR, IS THERE A SLEUTHF IN THE HOUSE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
de Noux, O’Neil, “BLUE MOON OVER BURGUNDY” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE OTHER FRENCH DETECTIVE” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
De Noux, O’Neil, “A JELLY OF INTRIGUE” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Dean, David, “TOMORROW” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dean, David, “THE KING’S FERRET” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, David, “THE WEDDING FUNERAL” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Dean, David, “DECONSTRUCTION” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Deaver, Jeffery, “SCHEME” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Decharne, Max, “THE WOMAN AT THE LATE SHOW” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Demeillers, Timothée, “PANTIN, REALLY” – PARIS NOIR
Dermatis, Dayle A., “THICKER THAN SYRUP BUT NOT AS SWEET” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Devenport, Emily, “THE HUNGRY ONES” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Di Filippo, Paul, “THE BRIDE HATED CHAMPAGNE” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
DiChellis, Peter, “THE BODY IN THE BACKYARD” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Dilts, Catherine, “HAZMAT HOLIDAY” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Dodson, Ariel, “IT’S ALL IN THE TELLING” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Doench, Meredith, “SPURGALING FOR GENIUSES” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Doiron, Paul, “SKIN AND BONES” – CRIMINAL INTENT
Dornbush, Jennifer Graeser, “HOTEL CALIFORNIA” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Dovalpage, Teresa, “HAVANA CALIENTE” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Drayer, Amy, “NO GODS” – DENVER NOIR
Druett, Joan, “STAGGER, STAGGER” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
DuBois, Brendan, “SCARS OF LOVE” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Due, Tananarive, “HAINT IN THE WINDOW” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Durham, Meenakshi Gigi, “MAGIC BEANS” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Dutta, Mary, “THE FINAL CURTAIN” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Dziuban, John, “DOWN THE MINE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Eckels, Robert Edward, “THE BIG BRIGHT GREEN PLEASURE MACHINE” – PARANOIA BLUES
Edwards, Martin, “NO PEACE FOR THE WICKED” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Edwards, Martin, “THE WOMAN WHO NEVER WAS” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Edwards, Martin, “THE OUTSIDER” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Edwards, Martin, “DARLING LORRAINE” -PARANOIA BLUES
Egan, Kevin, “THE HARBINGER” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Egan, Kevin, “BECOMING IAN FLEMING” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Eldridge, Tori, “MISSING ON KAUA’I – CRIME HITS HOME
Elman, Leslie, “RENEE TAKES THINGS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Elwood, Elizabeth, “THE LIGHT ON THE LAGOON” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Emerson, Frank, “ONE MEDIUM, WELL DONE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Estleman, Loren D., “THE WEREWOLF OF MACKINAC” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Evans, D.M., “IF IT DOESN’T KILL YOU, JUST WAIT,” – JEWISH NOIR II
Faherty, Terence, “THE MUSGRAVE RITUAL” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Fallis, Gregory, “RED FLAG” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Fernandez, Marc, “THE BARONESS” – PARIS NOIR
Fiecke, Tyler, “RUNNER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Fisher, Eve, “COOL PAPA BELL” – PARANOIA BLUES
Flaum, Jackie Ross, “THREATS AND BRIBES” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Flower, Amanda, “TRY AND LOVE AGAIN” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Floyd, John M., “MAYHEM AT THE MINI-MART” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Floyd, John M., “THE DOLLHOUSE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Floyd, John M., “THE DONOVAN GANG” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Floyd, John M., “WINDOWS” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Floyd, John M., “OLD MONEY” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Fondation, Larry, “JAYSON AND THE LIQUOR STORE” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Fredrickson, Jack, “THE SOUND OF LAUGHING” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Fusilli, Jim, “THE OPPORTUNIST” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Garcia-Aguilera, Carolina, “THE PEARL OF THE ANTILLES” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Gardiner, Wayne J., “PARTNERS IN CRIME” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Gerlach, Katharina, “VIOLENT CHOICES” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Gilbertson, Nils, “DRYING OUT” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Gilstrap, John, “WASTED TIME” – HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Goffman, Barb, “BEAUTY AND THE BEYOTCH” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Goffman, Barb, “FOR BAILEY” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Goffman, Barb, “THE GIFT” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Goldberg, Tod, “THIS NIGHT IN QUESTION” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Goldstein, Debra H., “THE GIRLS IN CABIN THREE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Goldstein, Debra H., “SO BEAUTIFUL OR SO WHAT” – PARANOIA BLUES
Goodrich, Joseph, “A PHILOSOPHICAL DIFFERENCE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Goodrich, Joseph, “DEATH IN PARIS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Grady, James, “EYES WITHOUT A FACE” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Graham, Heather, “PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW” – HOTEL CALFORNIA
Grecian, Alex, “THE SCARLET BOX” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Grimmer, J.G., “MYCROFT HOLMES AND THE BLACK HEART OF LONDON” SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Grossens, Darren, “AN UNPOPULAR GALLERY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Guibord, Maurissa, “DEAD LETTERBOX” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Guigli, Jim, “LOOKING FOR MISHKA” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Haas, Derke, “SNITCHES GET STITCHES” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hagerty, David, “CITY MOURNS SLAIN POL, CHICAGO STYLE” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Hambley, Connie Johnson, “CURRENTS” – CRIME HITS HOME
Harper, Charles John, “BACKSTORY” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Harrington, Karen, “LUCKY STARS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Harrison, Mark, “DOGS IN THE CANYON” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Hart, Ellen, “CALING MR. SMITH” – CRIME HITS HOME
Hatcher, Alice, “BEST SERVED COLD” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Hayden, G. Miki, “FOREVER UNCONQUERED” – CRIME HITS HOME
Haynes, Dana, “STORM WARNING” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Haywood, Gar Anthony, “ALL THAT GLITTERS” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Haywood, Gar Anthony, “ON GOSSAMER WINGS” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Head, Anthony Lee, “DIAMONDS ON THE SOUL OF HER SHOES” – PARANOIA BLUES
Head, Cheryl A., “LOVES ME LIKE A ROCK” – PARANOIA BLUES
Hearn, James A., “WHEN THE DAMS BREAK” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Heller, Peter, “THE LAKE” – DENVER NOIR
Helms, Richard, “ZOODUNIT” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hemley, Robin, “THE HANUKKAH KILLER” – JEWISH NOIR II
Herren, Greg, “TH SNOW GLOBE” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Hill, Bonnie Hearn, “THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONG” – CRIME HITS HOME
Hill, Edwin, “PATTERNS” – PARANOIA BLUES
Hill, Twanna LaTrice, “A LIFE OF LITTLE CONSEQUENCE” – DENVER NOIR
Hinger, Charlotte, “LIZZLE NOEL” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Hirahara, Naomi, “GRAND GARDEN” – CRIME HITS HOME
Hirahara, Naomi, “I AM YOJIMBO” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Hock, Michael B., “THE ARTISAN-CHEESE INCIDENT” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Hockensmith, Steve, “BAD NEWS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Hockensmith, Steve, “DO NOT OPEN TILL CHRISTMAS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Holliday, Susi, “THE INVITATION” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Holmes II, Emory, “THE GOLDEN COFFIN” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Honerman, Mary Angela, “FIVE BULLET FRIDAY” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Hornbeck, Ralph, “STRANGLER FIG” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hornsby, Wendy, “CARDIGANS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Howe, Samantha Lee, “TROPHY WIFE” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Hunt, Sharon, “A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Iglesias, Gabino, “WHAT THEY KNEW” – CRIME HITS HOME
Jain, Smita Harish, “THE MANGLIK CURSE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Jain, Smita Harish, “PUBLISH OR PERISH” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Jain, Smita Harish, “A CHARMING SOLUTION” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Jakeman, Jane, “THE EDINBURGH VAMPIRE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Jakubowski, Maxim, “WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE END” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
James, Darrell, “STAR WITNESS” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
James, R. Franklin, “THE JUROR” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
James, Renee, “STALKING ADOLF” – CRIME HITS HOME
Jamison, A.P., “HAUNTED HOME ON THE RANGE” – CRIME HITS HOME
Jobst, Karen, “INTO THIN AIR” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Johns, Roger, “BIRDBRAINS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Jones, Bret, “NOT MY FIRST RODEO” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Jones, Eleanor Cawood, “WHISKERS MCGRUFF AND THE CASE OF THE MISSING CLUE” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Jones, Rebecca K., “FAILURE TO OBEY” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Jones, Rebecca K., “TRAIN IN THE DISTANCE” – PARANOIA BLUES
Jovena, LaToya, “WHAT KIND OF CRIMINAL?” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Kapur, Vikram, “10” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Karaman, Casey, “LOCUM” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Kava, V.P., “LAST WISH AND TESTAMENT” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Khan, Vaseem, “A THIN SLICE OF HEAVEN” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Kirschman, Ellen, “THE ALMOST SISTERS” – JEWISH NOIR II
Kisska, Kristin, “PROOF” – PARANOIA BLUES
Knight, Nolan, “NIGHT WINDOWS” – BENEATH THE BLACK PALMS
Kohler, Sheila, “A SECRET COUNTRY” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Kolberg, Sharyn, “THE THESAURUS OF LOVE AND DEATH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Koreto, R.J., “APRIL COMES SHE WILL” – PARANOIA BLUES
Laine, Jessica, “BIRCHWATER” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Lakin, Rita, “THE NAZI IN THE BASEMENT” – JEWISH NOIR II
Lane, Joel, “THE BLACK WIDOW” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Lansdale, Joe R. , “MISSING SISTER” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Lantigua, John, “THE SUNDAY ASSASSIN” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Larsen, Tom, “POBRE MARIA” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Larsen, Tom, “EL CHICO MARAVILLA” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Laskowski, Tara, “THE WIG” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Latragna, Christopher, “LET’S KEEP THE PARTY POLITE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Latragna, Christopher, “THE PEOPLE ALL SAID BEWARE” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Law, Janice, “THE HOLMES IMPERSONATOR AND THE BAKER STREET IRREGULARS” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Law, Janice, “THE FITZ” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Law, Janice, “THE BOSKY DELL” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Law, Janice, “THE NEPHEW” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Lawson, B.V., “TROUBLE IN SPADES” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Lefkowitz, Larry, “THE SIGN OF THE THREE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Leigh, Veronica, “MUDBOUND” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Lepionka, Kristen, “SAINTS OR HARRIDANS” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Lewin, Michael Z., “THE FAVOR” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Lewin, Michael Z., TWO, FOUR, SIX, EIGHT” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Limon, Martin, “DEATH FLOOR” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Limon, Martin, “DRAGON WELL” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Linzner, Gordon, “LAST GUNFIGHT OF THE SEASON” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Liskow, Steve, “JACK IN THE BOX” – CRIME HITS HOME
Liskow, Steve, “FULL AUTOMATIC” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Littlewood, Parker, “BUCK AND WILEY TANGLE WITH RUSTLERS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Lockwood, Jeffrey A., “THE ADVENTURE OF THE BOOBY-TRAPPED BOOTS – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lopresti, Robert, “THE MAN FROM TOPEKA” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Lopresti, Robert, “PLEASE PASS THE LOOT” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lopresti, Robert , “THE LORD OF FALLING OBJECTS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Lovato, Roberto, “SABOR A MI” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Lovisi, Gary, “THE PROBLEM AT THE MUSÉE DU LOUVRE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Lundin, Leigh, “THE PRECATORY PEA” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Madani, Karim, “THE MORILLON HOUSES” – PARIS NOIR
Mahabir, Joy, “DATURA” – JEWISH NOIR II
Malliet, G.M., “SOMETHING BLUE” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Mallory, Michael, “IGUANA DON” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Malzberg, Barry N., “THE PHANTOM GENTLEMAN” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Manfredo, Lou, “SUNDOWN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Mangeot, Robert, “CROSSING THE LINE, TWICE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Mannheim, Linda, “THE CONFESSION” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Markowitz, Jeff, “THE BLACK AND WHITE COOKIE” – JEWISH NOIR II
Marks, Jeffrey, “DISCO IS DEAD” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Marks, Paul D., “A.K.A. ROSS LANDY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Marks, Paul D., “THE WRAITH OF BUNKER HILL” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Marks, Paul D., “DESPERADOS UNDER THE EAVES” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Martin, Matthew Quinn , “RUN STRAIGHT DOWN” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Matera, Lia, “THE PARTY” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Mathews, Bobby, “NEGATIVE TILT” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Mauck, W.W., “A GHOST FOR MARCY’S GARDEN” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Maxwell, Edith, “BYE-BYE, JOJO” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Maxwell, Edith, “PERIL IN PASADENA” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Maxwell, Edith, FORLORN LAKE” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
McAleer, John, “THE CASE OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS BANKER” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
McCormick, William Burton, “LOCKED-IN” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
McCormick, William Burton, “MYRNA LOY VERSUS THE THIRD REICH” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
McCormick, William Burton, “THE CELTA WAVE CONUNDRUM” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
McCormick, William Burton, HOUSE OF TIGERS
McCrone, James, “ULTIMATUM GAMES” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
McCrone, James, “NOSTALGIA” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
McGregor, Rafe, “THE CASE OF THE COLONEL’S SUICIDE” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
McGregor, Rafe, “THE LAST COLONEL MORAN STORY” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
McHone, Mike, FROM GREEN TO RED” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
McLoughlin, Tim, “RUBBER GUN” – ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS
McLoughlin, Tim, “THE AMNESTY BOX” – ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND FIREARMS
Mead, Tom, “THE FOOTLESS PHANTOM” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Mead, Tom, “THE ONLY LIVING BOY IN NEW YORK” – PARANOIA BLUES
Mehdi, Cloé, “I AM NOT PARIS” – PARIS NOIR
Mejia, Mindy, “THE CROW” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Meyer, Adam, “MR. FILBERT’S CLASSROOM” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Mickelbury, Penny, “MAE’S FAMILY DINING” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Minichino, Camille, “VOTE EARLY” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Moore, Donna “FIRST YOU DREAM, THEN YOU DIE” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Moore, Warren, “THE JACKET” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Morganti, Charlotte, “LAZY DAYS PARADE TAKES A TRAGIC TURN” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Mosley, Walter, “NOT EXIT” – CRIME HITS HOME
Moss, Tara, “THE HUSBAND MACHINE” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Muessig, Chris, “LES SOUVENIRS BRODEUR” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Murphy, Anita, “ANNIE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Narvaez, Richie, “THE MINNESOTA TWINS MEET BIGFOOT” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Narvaez, Richie, “THE GARDENER OF ROSES” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Nebel, Frederick, “TAKE IT AND LIKE IT” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Nethercott, Michael, “ALL OUR CRIMES” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Nethercott, Michael, “POLK, PITTS, AND CADAVER” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Newman, Kim, “BLACK WINDOW” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Nickless, Barbara, “WAYS OF ESCAPE” – DENVER NOIR
Oates, Joyce Carol, “33 CLUES INTO THE DISAPPEARANCE OF MY SISTER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Oleksiw, Susan, “THE DEACON’S MISTAKE” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Onken, Bernard, “THE HIDEOUT” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Orloff, Alan, “YE OLDE PAWNE SHOPPE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Orloff, Alan, “ABRACADAVER” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Pachter, Josh, “THEIR LAST BOW” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pachter, Josh, “THE VAMPIRE SHIFT” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Pachter, Josh, “MY SHIT’S FUCKED UP” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Pachter, Josh, “PARANOIA BLUES” – PARANOIA BLUES
Paretsky, Sara, “LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS” – CRIME HITS HOME
Parker, Ann, “WINNING BY A WHISKER” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Parrish, P.J., “REMEMBRANCE” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Parsons, J.R., “BAMA CARTER GETS RODE” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Paul, B.A., “STONE STILL” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pécherot, Patrick, “THE DAY JOHNNY DIED” – PARIS NOIR
Pereira, Ana Teresa, “LOOKING FOR YOU THROUGH THE GRAY RAIN” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Perry, Leigh, “THE SKELETON RIDES A HORSE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Phelan, Twist, “THE BRIDGE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Phelan, Twist, “THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Phillips, Gary, “FLIP TOP” – CRIME HITS HOME
Phillips, Gary, “DEATH OF A SIDEMAN” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Phillips, Gary, “SPIDERS AND FLY” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Plakcy, Neil S., “OYSTER CREEK” – CRIME HITS HOME
Pluck, Thomas, “JOEY CUCUZZA LOSES HIS ELECTION” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Poulson, Christine, “THE SHAPE OF AUSTRALIA” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Price, Tara &, Kelly, James Patrick, “ADORABLE” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Pronzini, Bill, “THE WIND” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pronzini, Bill, “RUNAWAY” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Pronzini, Bill, “THE LONG ROAD DOWN” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Quantick, David, “RED” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Quertermous, Bryon, “RAGE BEAT” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Quinton, Zoe, “CROSSOVER” – JEWISH NOIR II
Raichev, R.T., “SWEET DEATH” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Ramos, Manuel, “NORTHSIDE NOCTURNE” – DENVER NOIR
Ramos, Miguel Alfonso, “THE LAST SOUND YOU HEAR” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Randall, Ember, “HOW TO (ACTUALLY CHANGE THE WORLD) – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Randall, Shari, “A TOUGH OF MAGIC” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Rapacz, Mark, “OLD MAN RIVER” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Rendahl, Eileen, “BROTHER’S KEEPER” – JEWISH NOIR II
Rendon, Marcie R., “ILLEGAL CATCH” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Reyes, Raquel V., “THE FAVOR” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Reyes, Raquel V., “THE VAMPIRES” – PARANOIA BLUES
Richardson, Travis, “POWER AT ALL COSTS” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Riconda, Andrew, “IF I COULD WALK MY BROTHER INTO THE DEEP WOODS” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Robson, Merrilee, “ON THE SIDE OF THE ANGELS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Robson, Merrilee, “TIRED OF BATH” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Robson, Merrilee, “HIS LAST DUCHESS” – MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Rogers, Cheryl, “THE MONITOR” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Rohr, J., “DAMNED IF YOU DO,” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Ross, Stpehen, “MOONLIGHT IN OUR EYES” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Roux, Christian, “THE METAMORPHOSIS OF EMMA F.” – PARIS NOIR
Rowan, Iain, “SCARS” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Roy, Raghu, “THE POLICEMAN AND THE DEAD” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Rozan, S.J., “PLAYING FOR KEEPS” – CRIME HITS HOME
Rozan, S.J., “PEARL JOY” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Rudd, David, “A REMOTE CHANCE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Rumeau, Jean-Pierre, “THE DONKEY CEMETERY” – PARIS NOIR
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “SERVING PROCESS” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “OUR OPERA SINGER” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Rutter, Eric, “THE TRAILHEAD” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Sallis, James, “PARKVIEW” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Salzberg, Charles, “EXCITABLE BOY” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Salzman, Anne-Sylvie, “STRANGER MARTYRS” – PARIS NOIR
Sandhu, Sandeep, “SERVANT OF THE GENTLE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Sané, Insa, “SEEING IS BELIEVING” – PARIS NOIR
Santaki, Rachid, “TO MY LAST BREATH” – PARIS NOIR
Santlofer, Jonathan, “PRIVATE DANCER” – CRIME HITS HOME
Schneider, Rabbi Ilene, “TRIANGLE” – JEWISH NOIR II
Scott, Laura Ellen, “CRAWLING DISTANCE” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Scotti, Anna, “SCHRODINGER, CAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Scotti, Anna, “BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER” – PARANOIA BLUES
Seamon, Hollis, “BOOK LOVERS” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Seay, Ali, “ENTHUSIASM” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Secret, Anne, “THE SHADOWS OF THE TRAPÈZE” – PARIS NOIR
Seewald, J.P., “CEREAL KILLING” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Segura, Alex, “KEEP ME IN YOUR HEART” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Segura, Alex, “POST-GAME” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Shames, Terry, “INHERITANCE” – JEWISH NOIR II
Sharrow, L.S., “WINTER CHILL” – JEWISH NOIR II
Sidransky, A.J., “THE JUST MEN OF BENNETT AVENUE” – JEWISH NOIR II
Skurnick, Lizzie, “TO CATCH A GANEF” – JEWISH NOIR II
Smith, Kevin Burton, “BILL LEE” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Smith, Rob D., “AS LONG AS YOU LOOK FARAWAY” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Snowden, Faye, “THE OBSESSION OF ABEL TANGIER” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Sol, Misty, “THE WOUNDED REVOLUTIONARY” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Soni, M.J., “JUVENILITY” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Spielman, Rosalie, “WHAT’S A LITTLE MURDER BETWEEN MAMMALS” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Staincliffe, Cath, “JUSTICE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Stefanovich-Thomson, Alexis, “THE MAN WHO WENT DOWN UNDER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Stevens, Mark, “JUNK FEED” – DENVER NOIR
Stone, Eric, “COLLECTIONS” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Stone, Jonathan, “THE RELENTLESS FLOW OF THE AMAZON” – CRIME HITS HOME
Subramanian, Mathangi, “ON GRASMERE LAKE” – DENVER NOIR
Swanson, Cynthia, “PIECES OF EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE” – DENVER NOIR
Swardson, Anne, “UNCAGED” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Sweeney, Elliot, “BAD ACTOR” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Sweeney, Elliot F., “SUGAR AND SPICE” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Tait, Carl, “IT’S ALWAYS MIDNIGHT” – MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Talley, Marcia, “BEHIND THE MAGIC -BALL” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Talley, Max Devoe, “SANITY CLAUSE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Tasker, Michael Caleb, “ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Taylor, Art, “WE ARE ALL STRANGERS HERE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Taylor, Art, THE INVISIBLE BAND” – EDGAR & SHAMUS GO GOLDEN
Taylor, J.M., “FLORENCE UGLIETTA SOLARI: A FULL LIFE IN 19 FRAGMENTS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Tervalon, Jervey, “HOW HOPE FOUND CHAUNCEY” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Thielman, Mark, “DIY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Thielman, Mark, “THE CASE OF FOWL PLAY” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Thielman, Mark, “A RAT TALE” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Thornton, Brian, “BAD LUCK STREAK IN DANCING SCHOOL” – LAWYERS, GUNS, AND MONEY
Thornton, Chris Harding, “DEAD MAN’S COCKTAIL” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Tidhar, Lavie, “THE CASE OF BABY X” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Tipton, James, “THE GREEN MAN” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Tipton, James, “AN INSIGNIFICANT STATISTIC” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Todd, Marilyn, “DESPERATE HOUSE WINES” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Trahearne, Jameson, “RISING SUN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Tremayne, Peter, “NOW GO WE IN CONTENT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Tsumao, Awasaka, “THE CARD ON THE CEILING” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Tucher, Albert, “THE CONVERSATION KILLER” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Turnbull, Peter, “PHONEY FRIEND” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Tyner, D.J., “BUFF VERSUS GREEN” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Valjan, Gabriel, “C.O.D.” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Valjan, Gabriel, “THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE” – PARANOIA BLUES
van Doorn, Anne, “THE DOCTOR WHO FELL INTO SIN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Vassilakos, Jill, “THE MESSAGE OF AMUN-RE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Very, Pierre, “POLICE TECHNIQUE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Villard, Marc, “BENEATH THE PÉRIPHÉRIQUE” – PARIS NOIR
Vincent, Bev, “KANE’S THEORY” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Vincent, Bev, “SOMETHING STRANGE” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Vincent, Bev, “COLD CASE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Vlasaty, Daniel, “THE TWO OF US ARE GOING TO HAVE A PROBLEM” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Waggett, Gerard J., “THE ADVENTURE OF THE SHARED DREAM” – MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Wagner, E.J., “PAYING THE FERRYMAN” – JEWISH NOIR II
Walker, Joseph S., “CLEANING DAY” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Walker, Joseph S., “A SHADE DARKER THAN GRAY” – BLACK IS THE NIGHT
Walsh, Sylvia Maultash, “THE NATURAL ORDER OF THINGS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Weiden, David Heska Wanbli, “COLFAX AND HAVANA” – DENVER NOIR
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, “ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS AN OCEAN” – PARANOIA BLUES
Westerson, Jeri, THE LAST TIME I DIED” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Wiley, Michael, “SPINOUT” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Wilkinson, Lauren, “A SCANDAL IN BROOKLYN” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Wilson, Jr., L.A., “VICTIM OF CIRCUMSTANCE” -AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Wishnia, Steven, “TAKING NAMES” – JEWISH NOIR II
Wolos, Gregory, “THE BORDER” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Wong, Sandra S.G., “FAMILY REUNION” – LAND OF 10,000 THRILLS
Woodson, Stacy, “TO CATCH A PURR-PETRATOR” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Woodson, Stacy, “THE MIDNIGHT SHOW” – MAGIC IS MURDER
Wurth, Erika T., “TOUGH GIRLS” – DENVER NOIR
Xi, Xu, “RHODODENDRONS” – JEWISH NOIR II
Xuetao, Shuang, “MOSES ON THE PLAIN” – ROUGE STREET
Yi, Melissa, “MY TWO-LEGS” – AHMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Young, Pamela Samuels, “FATAL ASSUMPTIONS” – WITNESSES FOR THE DEAD
Yu, Ovidia, “LIVE PRAWNS” – CRIME HITS HOME
Zafiro, Frank, “A HAZY SHADE OF WINTER” – PARANOIA BLUES
Zamorano, Desiree, “IF FOUND PLEASE RETURN TO ABIGAIL SERNA 158 3/4 E MLK BLVD” – SOUTH CENTRAL NOIR
Zebrowski, George, “MR. MOTO AT MANZANAR” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE
Zelsterman, Dave, “FAY & WRAY” – AHMM – NOVEMBER-DECEMBER
Zelsterman, Dave, “ARCHIE SMITH: INTERNATIONAL SPY” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Zeltserman, Dave, “ONCE AGAIN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Zeltserman, Dave, “UNCLE WOODY’S THINGAMAJIG” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “VICE COP” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #11
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “TOO YOUNG TO DIE” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #12
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “THE COST OF SOMETHING PRICELESS” – JEWISH NOIR II
Zelvin, Elizabeth , “DEATH WILL TAKE THE HIGH LINE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Zimmerman, Mike, “METABOLIZE TO FREEDOM” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Zur, Yigal, “MOSQUITOES OVER BAMAKO” – JEWISH NOIR II

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Best Juvenile

Acevedo, Chantel, THE CURSE ON SPECTACLE KEY
Ahn, Angela, DOUBLE O STEPHEN AND THE GHOSTLY REALM
Arden, Katherine, EMPTY SMILES
Armstrong, Kelley, THE FINAL TRIAL
Atkinson, Cale, SUPER FAMILY! – SIMON AND CHESTER BOOK #3
Avi, , CITY OF MAGIC
Awan, Jashar, STRUM AND DRUM
Bailey, Linda, ARTHUR WHO WROTE SHERLOCK
Banks, Steven, MIDDLE SCHOOL BITES: NIGHT OF THE VAM WOLF-ZOM
Bayron, Kalynn, THE VANQUISHERS
Beil, Michael D., THE SWALLOWTAIL LEGACY: WRECK AT ADA’S REEF
Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss, SISTERHOOD OF SLEUTHS
Borba, Adam, OUTSIDE NOWHERE
Bradley, Fleur, DAYBREAK ON RAVEN ISLAND
Broach, Elise, DUET
Brumm, Michael, THE CRYPTID CLUB #1: BIGFOOT TAKES THE FIELD
Bunce, Elizabeth C., IN MYRTLE PERIL
Burt, Jake, THE GHOUL OF WINDYDOWN VALE
Bury, Katryn, DREW LECLAIR GETS A CLUE
Butler, Dori Hillestad, KING & KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE LOST LIBRARY BOOK
Butler, Dori Hillestad, DEAR BEAST: SIMON SLEEPS OVER
Buxbaum, Julie, THE AREA 51 FILES
Chari, Sheela, THE EXTRADIMENSIONAL REAPPEARANCE OF MARS PATEL
Cohen, Marina, SHADOW GRAVE
Conklin, Melanie, A PERFECT MISTAKE
De Leon, Aya, UNDERCOVER LATINA
Deen, Natasha, SPOOKY SLEUTHS #1: THE GHOST TREET
Deen, Natasha, SPOOKY SLEUTHS #2: BEWARE THE MOONLIGHT
Duga, Lindsey, THE REPLACEMENT
Eagle, Judith, THE PEAR AFFAIR
Fagan, Cary, WATER, WATER
Fan, Eric, NIGHT LUNCH
Fearing, Mark, WELCOME TO FERAL
Fliess, Sue, BEATRICE BLY’S RULES FOR SPIES: THE MYSTERY GOO
Gemeinhart, Dan, THE MIDNIGHT CHILDREN
Geragotelis, Brittany, THE INFAMOUS FRANKIE LORDE: NO ADMISSIONS
Ginns, Russell, PUZZLOOIES! DON’T FEED FLUFFY
Ginns, Russell, PUZZLOOIES! OLIVER AND THE INFINITE UNKNOWN
Guterson, Ben, THE EINSTEINS OF VISTA POINT
Haddix, Margaret Peterson, MYSTERIES OF TRASH AND TREASURE: THE SECRET LETTERS
Hahn, Dee, THE GRAVE THIEF
Howard, Greg, THE VISITORS
James, Laura, THE DAILY BARK: THE DINOSAUR DISCOVERY
Jocelyn, Marthe, AGGIE MORTON, MYSTERY QUEEN: THE SEASIDE CORPSE
Johnston, Mike, GRAVE DANGER
Keller, Tae, JENNIFER CHAN IS NOT ALONE
Kenny, Padraig, THE SHADOWS OF ROOKHAVEN
Kraus, Daniel, THEY STOLE OUR HEARTS
LaReau, Kara, REVENGE OF ZOMBERT
Lasky, Kathryn, THE SECRET OF GLENDUNNY: THE HAUNTING
Lee, Michelle, BETWEEN THE LIGHTHOUSE AND YOU
Leonard, M.G. &, Sedgman, Sam, MURDER ON THE SAFARI STAR: ADVENTURES ON TRAINS
Lerner, Gail, THE BIG DREAMS OF SMALL CREATURES
Lloyd, Natalie, HUMMINGBIRD
Lloyd-Jones, Emily, UNSEEN MAGIC
Loux, Matthew, PRUNELLA AND THE CURSED SKULL RING
Macx, Logan, SWIFT & HAWK: CYBERSPIES
Magoon, Kekla, CHESTER KEENE CRACKS THE CODE
Maier, Jonathan &, Ginns, Russell, PUZZLOOIES! WELCOME TO ESCAPE CITY
Maier, Jonathan &, Stevens, Cara, PUZZLOOIES! DISASTER MASTER
McCall, Guadalupe Garcia, THE KEEPER
McMann, Lisa, MAP OF FLAMES
Meloy, Colin, THE STARS DID WANDER DARKLIN
Ocker, J.W., THE BLACK SLIDE
Paleo, Doug, DINO MIGHTY: LAW & ODOR
Parker, Natalie C., THE DEVOURING WOLF
Phillips, Tom, THE CURIOUS LEAGE OF DETECTIVES AND THIEVES: EGYPT’S FIRE
Poblocki, Dan, TALES TO KEEP YOU UP AT NIGHT
Rinker, Jess, THE DARE SISTERS: SHIPWRECKED
Rioux, Jo, CAT’S CRADLE: THE GOLDEN TWINE
Robertson, David, THE STONE CHILD
Rodriguez, S.A., TREASURE TRACKS
Rose, Caroline Starr, MIRACULOUS
Sheehan, Jason, CHILDREN OF THE FLYING CITY
Shivering, William &, Heidicker, Christian McKay, NIGHTMARES OF WEIRDWOOD
Smith, Alex T., MR. PENGUIN AND THE TOMB OF DOOM
St. John, Lauren, WAVE RIDERS
Stine, R.L., STINETINGLERS
Sutanto, Jesse Q., THEO TAN AND THE FOX SPIRIT
Thompson, Lin, THE BEST LIARS IN RIVERVIEW
Turnage, Sheila, ISLAND OF SPIES
Turnage, Sheila, ISLAND OF SPIES
Van Vleet, Carmella, NOTHING IS LITTLE
Wolk, Lauren, MY OWN LIGHTNING
Yee, Reimena, MY AUNT IS A MONSTER

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Best Young Adult

Albert, Melissa, OUR CROOKED HEARTS
Alvarez, Jennifer Lynn, FRIENDS LIKE THESE
Arroyo, Jeannette, BLACKWATER
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, THE FINAL GAMBIT
Bates, Laura, NO ACCIDENT
Beaty, Erin, BLOOD AND MOONLIGHT
Bell, David, SHE’S GONE
Block, Sandra, GIRL OVERBOARD
Boo, Sweeney, OVER MY DEAD BODY
Boorman, Kate A., INTO THE SUBLIME
Brandon, James, THE EDGE OF BEING
Capin, Hannah, I AM MARGARET MOORE
Cesare, Adam, CLOWN IN CORNFIELD #2: FRENDO LIVES
Chupeco, Rin, THE SACRIFICE
Contos, Andrea, TELL ME NO LIES
Cottingham, Kayla, MY DEAREST DARKEST
Davis, Brooke Lauren, AFTER DARK WITH ROXIE CLARK
Dennard, Susan, THE LUMINARIES
DeVos, Kelly, GO HUNT ME
Diederich, Phillippe, DIAMOND PARK
Donne, Alexa, PRETTY DEAD QUEENS
Dugan, Jennifer, COVEN
Ehrlich, Brenna, KILLING TIME
Ellis, A.M., PERFECT SCORE
Everett, Sarah, HOW TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU
Feldman, Jody, NO WAY HOME
Foody, Amanda &, Herman, C.L., ALL OF OUR DEMISE
Fraistat, Ann, WHAT WE HARVEST
French, Gillian, SUGARING OFF
Fulton, Victoria &, McClaren, Faith, HORROR HOTEL
Gibson, Eva V., FRIGHTMARES
Glasgow, Kathleen &, Lawson, Liz, THE AGATHAS
Goodman, Jessica, THE COUNSELORS
Goodman, Juliana, THE BLACK GIRLS LEFT STANDING
Grace, Adalyn, BELLADONNA
Gray, Ayana, BEASTS OF RUIN
Hammonds, Jas, WE DESERVE MONUMENTS
Henry, April, TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE
Herman, Christine Lynn, THE DROWNING SUMMER
Herren, Greg, #SHEDESERVEDIT
Hur, June, THE RED PALACE
Ichaso, Chelsea, DEAD GIRLS CAN’T TELL SECRETS
Jackson, Tiffany D., THE WEIGHT OF BLOOD
Johnson, Maureen, NINE LIARS
Josephson, Kalyn, RAVENFALL
Kahaney, Amelia, ALL THE BEST LIARS
Kuehn, Stephanie, BY THE TIME YOU READ THIS I’LL BE GONE
Kulper, Kendall, MURDER FOR THE MODERN GIRL
Laurens, Sasha, YOUNGBLOOD
Leigh, Kyra, IT WILL END LIKE THIS
Lin, Judy I., A MAGIC STEEPED IN POISON
Lockhart, E., FAMILY OF LIARS
Lund, Natalie, THE WOLVES ARE WATCHING
McCrina, Amanda, THE SILENT UNSEEN
McCrossen, Carrie, MARGOT MERTZ FOR THE WIN
McLaughlin, Kate, DAUGHTER
McManus, Karen M., NOTHING MORE TO TELL
Moldavsky, Goldy, LORD OF THE FLY FEST
Moore, Bryce, DON’T GO TO SLEEP
O’Neill, Carolyn T., DAUGHTERS OF A DEAD EMPIRE
Padilla, Francesca, WHAT’S COMING TO ME
Page, Nathan, MONTAGUE TWINS #2: THE DEVIL’S MUSIC
Parker, Amy Christine, FLIGHT 171
Parrack, Keely, DON’T LET IN THE COLD
Penaflor, Lygia Day, CREEP: A LOVE STORY
Preston, Natasha, THE FEAR
Price, Tirzah, SENSE AND SECOND-DEGREE MURDER
Ralph, Vincent , LOCK THE DOORS
Roe, Robin, DARK ROOM ETIQUETTE
Roehrig, Caleb, BLOOD IN THE WATER
Romasco-Moore, Mar, I AM THE GHOST IN YOUR HOUSE
Rubin, Julia Lynn, PRIMAL ANIMALS
Sain, Ginny Myers, SECRETS SO DEEP
Scholte, Astrid, LEAGUE OF LIARS
Schroeder, Lisa, A NIGHT TO DIE FOR
Sparks, Lily, TEEN KILLERS IN LOVE
Springer, Nancy, ENOLA HOLMES AND THE ELEGANT ESCAPADE
Summers, Courtney, I’M THE GIRL
Sutanto, Jesse Q., THE NEW GIRL
Tamaki, Mariko, COLD
Taylor, Jessica, WHO WE WERE IN THE DARK
Tirado, Vincent , BURN DOWN, RISE UP
Urban, Diana, THESE DEADLY GAMES
Waters, Erica, THE RESTLESS DARK
Weisenberg, Marit, THIS GOLDEN STATE
Williams, Kate, NEVER COMING HOME
Williams, Kathryn, THE STORYTELLER
Zargarpur, Deeba, HOUSE OF YESTERDAY
Zhao, Katie, THE LIES WE TELL

 

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Best TV Episode

Biederman, Ian, “OLD FRIENDS” – BLUE BLOODS
Biederman, Ian, “LIFE DURING WARTIME” – BLUE BLOODS
Biederman, Ian &, Nguyen, Van, “WHERE WE STAND” – BLUE BLOODS
Boyce, Brandon, “ONE MIGHTY AND STRONG” – UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN
Burns, Brian, “GUILT” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “POETIC JUSTICE” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “FIRST BLUSH” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian &, Wade, Kevin, “ON THE ARM” – BLUE BLOODS
Ciapciak, Jack, “ON DANGEROUS GROUND” – BLUE BLOODS
Ciapciak, Jack &, Cadet, Yasmine, “ALLEGIANCE” – BLUE BLOODS
Cuperman, Rachel &, Griffiths, Sally, “LA ZIA INQUIETA” – SIGNORA VOLPE
Graham, James, “EPISODE 1” – SHERWOOD
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 1” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 2” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 3” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 4” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 5” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Horowitz, Anthony, “EPISODE 6” – MAGPIE MURDERS
Jeynes, Karen, “BEREFT WOMAN” – RECIPES FOR LOVE AND MURDER
Kenny, Emer, “EPISODE 1” – KAREN PIRIE
Kristensen, Ken, “THE SIN IN THE CRIME” – SHANTARAM
Laker, Glen, “WAGES OF SIN” – THE CHELSEA DETECTIVE
Laurie, Hugh, “EPISODE 1” – WHY DIDN’T THEY ASK EVANS
Logan, David, “WHEN HARRY MET FERGUS” – HARRY WILD
Nussbaum, Molly, “SIMON SAYS LET’S GET PERSONAL” – ONE OF US IS LYING
Nussbaum, Molly &, Dashaun, Corey, “SIMON SAYS TIME OUT” – ONE OF US IS LYING
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “THE REAGAN WAY” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “HEROES” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “SILVER LININGS” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne &, Wade, Kevin, “KEEPING THE FAITH” – BLUE BLOODS
Phillips, Clyde, “SINS OF THE FATHER” – DEXTER: NEW BLOOD
Reilly, Kevin &, Abraham, Nicole, “LONG LOST” – BLUE BLOODS
Riley, Kevin, “COLD COMFORT” – BLUE BLOODS
Riley, Kevin, “HOMEFRONT” – BLUE BLOODS
Truly, Dan, “HIDDEN MOTIVE” – BLUE BLOODS
Truly, Dan, “GHOSTED” – BLUE BLOODS
Wade, Kevin, “TANGLED UP IN BLUE” – BLUE BLOODS
Wootton, Nicholas, “PILOT” – THE ENDGAME
Yellen, Brianna &, Hurst-Mendoza, Monet, “EIGHTEEN WHEELS A PREDATOR” – LAW & ORDER: SVU

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Allison, Jason, “THE TRUNK” – ROCK AND A HARD PLACE MAGAZINE, ISSUE 7
Balko, Jeremiah K., “I BELIEVE IN YOU” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dziuban, John, “DOWN THE MINE” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Fiecke, Tyler, “RUNNER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Harrison, Mark, “DOGS IN THE CANYON” – EQMM SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER
Hock, Michael B., “THE ARTISAN-CHEESE INCIDENT” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Hornbeck, Ralph, “STRANGLER FIG” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Jobst, Karen, “INTO THIN AIR” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Mauck, W.W., “A GHOST FOR MARCY’S GARDEN” – EQMM – NOVEMBER/DECEMBER
Ramos, Miguel Alfonso, “THE LAST SOUND YOU HEAR” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Randall, Ember, “HOW TO (ACTUALLY CHANGE THE WORLD) – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Sol, Misty, “THE WOUNDED REVOLUTIONARY” – LOW DOWN DIRTY VOTE VOL 3
Trahearne, Jameson, “RISING SUN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Vassilakos, Jill, “THE MESSAGE OF AMUN-RE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Afia, Nekesa, HARLEM SUNSET
Alexander, Skye, WHAT THE WALLS KNOW
Barron, Stephanie, JANE AND THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER
Beckman, Alicia, BLIND FAITH
Berry, Connie, THE SHADOW OF MEMORY
Bessette, Alicia, SMILE BEACH MURDER
Bowen, Rhys, WHERE THE SKY BEGINS
Bowen, Rhys, PERIL IN PARIS
Bradford, Laura, A PERILOUS PAL
Bruns, Catherine, A DOOMFUL OF SUGAR
Byron, Ellen, BAYOU BOOK THIEF
Carlisle, Kate, THE PAPER CAPER
Chen, Kirsten, COUNTERFEIT
Chow, Jennifer, DEATH BY BUBBLE TEA
Cowley, Katherine, THE TRUE CONFESSIONS OF A LONDON SPY
Cowley, Katherine, THE LADY’S GUIDE TO DEATH AND DECEPTION
Danvers, Holly, LONG OVERDUE AT LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Davis, Krista, A GOOD DOG’S GUIDE TO MURDER
Delany, Vicki, A THREE BOOK PROBLEM
Esden, Trish, THE ART OF THE DECOY
Evans, Mary Anna, THE PHYSICISTS’ DAUGHTER
Flower, Amanda, CRIMES AND COVERS
Flower, Amanda, BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH
Freeman, Dianne, A BRIDE’S GUIDE TO MARRIAGE AND MURDER
Gentill, Sulari, THE WOMAN IN THE LIBRARY
Goodman, Carol, THE DISINVITED GUEST
Herren, T.G., A STREETCAR NAMED MURDER
Hilliard, M.E., SHADOW IN THE GLASS
Hutton, Callie, THE MYSTERY OF ALBERT E. FINCH
Jensen, Lark O., BEAR WITNESS
Jordan-Lake, Joy, A BEND OF LIGHT
Kay, Arlene, MURDER AT FIRST BLUSH
Klump, Michelle Hillen, A DASH OF DEATH
Knight, Nikki, LIVE, LOCAL, AND DEAD
Koreto, R.J., THE GREENLEAF MURDERS
Manansala, Mia P., HOMICIDE AND HALO-HALO
Manansala, Mia P., BLACKMAIL AND BIBINGKA
McMan, Ann, DEAD LETTERS FROM PARADISE
Millman, Jode, HOOKER AVENUE
Montgomery, Jess, THE ECHOES
Myers, B.R., A DREADFUL SPLENDOR
Norlander, Linda, DEATH OF A SNOW GHOST
Parker, Ann, THE SECRET IN THE WALL
Pleiter, Allie, IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT SHEAR
Quigley, Mindy, SIX FEET DEEP DISH
Robbins, Lori, MURDER IN THIRD POSITION
Rowell, D.M., NEVER NAME THE DEAD
Scott, Laura, TAILING TROUBLE
St. Anthony, Joyce, FRONT PAGE MURDER
Staub, Wendy Corsi, THE OTHER FAMILY
Staub, Wendy Corsi, THE STRANGER VANISHES
Thompson, Victoria, CITY OF FORTUNE

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Sue Grafton Award

Angoe, Yasmin, THEY COME AT KNIGHT
Austin, Winter, HUSH, MY DARLING
Black, Cara, MURDER AT THE PORTE DE VERSAILLE
Bokur, Debra, THE LAVA WITCH
Calvin, Kris, UNDER A BROKEN SKY
de Castrique, Mark, SECRET LIVES
DiLorenzo, Melinda, BETTER LEFT BEHIND
Engberg, Katrine, THE HARBOR
Florio, Gwen, THE LEAST AMONG US
Foster, Lori Duffy, NEVER BROKEN
Goldberg, Lee, MOVIELAND
Johnson, Sara E., THE BONE TRACK
Keliikoa, Mary, DECEIVED
Kells, Claire, AN UNFORGIVING PLACE
Kies, Thomas, THE WHISPER ROOM
Knecht, Rosalie, VERA KELLY LOST AND FOUND
Luna, Louisa, HIDEOUT
Mathews, Francine, DEATH ON A WINTER STROLL
McDermid, Val, 1989
Naymark, Emilya, BEHIND THE LIE
Redmond, Lissa Marie, CATCH YOUR DEATH
Spotswood, Stephen, SECRETS TYPED IN BLOOD

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Lilian Jackson Braun Award

Abbott, Bailee, KILL THEM WITH CANVAS
Abbott, Cordy, DEAD MEN DON’T DECORATE
Bateman, Daisy, A DISMAL HARVEST
Berry, Connie, THE SHADOW OF MEMORY
Berry, Tamara, BURIED IN A GOOD BOOK
Bessette, Alicia, SMILE BEACH MURDER
Black, Laura Gail, BOUND BY MURDER
Bock, Kris, SOMETHING SHADY AT SUNSHINE HAVEN
Bond, Veronica, CASTLE DEADLY, CASTLE DEEP
Bradford, Laura, A PERILOUS PAL
Brook, Allison, DEWEY DECIMATED
Budewitz, Leslie, PEPPERMINT BARKED
Burdette, Lucy, A DISH TO DIE FOR
Burns, Valerie, TWO PARTS SUGAR, ONE PART MURDER
Byron, Ellen, BAYOU BOOK THIEF
Camp, Amber, CANTER WITH A KILLER
Carlisle, Kate, THE PAPER CAPER
Chow, Jennifer, DEATH BY BUBBLE TEA
Craft, Michael, DESERT GETAWAY
Crowe, Kitt, A POISONOUS PAGE
Danvers, Holly, LONG OVERDUE AT LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Davis, Krista, A GOOD DOG’S GUIDE TO MURDER
deBellegarde, Tina, DEAD MAN’S LEAP
Delaney, Kaz, MURDER BELOW THE MISTLETOE
Delany, Vicki, A THREE BOOK PROBLEM
Doyle, Carrie, SOMETHING’S GUAVA GIVE
Duncan, Emmeline, DOUBLE SHOT DEATH
Ehrhart, Peggy, DEATH OF A KNIT WIT
Esden, Trish, THE ART OF THE DECOY
Flower, Amanda, PUT OUT TO PASTURE
Flower, Amanda, CRIMES AND COVERS
Gardner, Tracy, PERIL AT PENNINGTON MANOR
Gates, Eva, DEATH BY BEACH ROAD
Gilbert, Victoria, A FATAL BOOKING
Gilbert, Victoria, DEATH IN THE MARGINS
Goldstein, Debra H., FIVE BELLES TOO MANY
Hall, Traci, MURDER AT A SCOTTISH SOCIAL
Handler, David, THE LADY IN THE SILVER CLOUD
Harris, Sherry, THREE SHOTS TO THE WING
Holford, Jody, HOME IS WHERE THE BODY IS
Hughes, Nancy A., BURIED TRUST
Hutton, Callie, THE MYSTERY OF ALBERT E. FINCH
Ireland, Liz, MRS. CLAUS AND THE EVIL ELVES
Jensen, Lark O., BEAR WITNESS
Karst, Leslie, THE FRAGRANCE OF DEATH
Kingsbury, Kate, IN TOO STEEP
Klump, Michelle Hillen, A DASH OF DEATH
Knight, Nikki, LIVE, LOCAL, AND DEAD
Krotow, Geri, A SANTA STABBING
Lush, Tara, LIE AND LET GRIND
Malliet, G.M., AUGUSTA HAWKE
Manansala, Mia P., HOMICIDE AND HALO-HALO
Manansala, Mia P., BLACKMAIL AND BIBINGKA
Mentink, Dana, A SPRINKLE IN TIME
Murray, Judy L., KILLER IN THE KITCHEN
Osler, Rob, DEVIL’S CHEW TOY
Pleiter, Allie, IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT SHEAR
Reilly, Linda, NO PARM NO FOUL
Reilly, Linda, UP TO NO GOUDA
Reyes, Raquel V., CALYPSO, CORPSES, AND COOKING
Robbins, Lori, MURDER IN THIRD POSITION
Romeril, Christina, A CHRISTMAS CANDY KILLING
Rue, Gretchen, STEEPED TO DEATH
Scott, Laura, TAILING TROUBLE
Spielman, Rosalie, WELCOME HOME TO MURDER
St. Anthony, Joyce, DEATH ON A DEADLINE
St. James, Dorothy, A BOOK CLUB TO DIE FOR
Staub, Wendy Corsi, THE STRANGER VANISHES
Thorogood, Robert, THE MARLOW MURDER CLUB
Watkins, Eileen, NIGHT OF THE WERE-CAT
Wilton, Traci, MRS. MORRIS AND THE POT OF GOLD
Young, Kate, CRIME FOR THE BOOKS

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