The Edgar® Awards – 2019 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of April 12, 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

Alfieri, Annamaria, THE BLASPHEMERS
Andersen, Laura, THE DARKLING BRIDE
Archer, Ursula &, Strobel, Arno, STRANGERS
Ares, Michael David, DAYFALL
Arlen, Tessa, DEATH OF AN UNSUNG HERO
Armstrong, Kelley, THIS FALLEN PREY
Berenson, Alex, THE DECEIVERS
Berry, Steve, THE BISHOP’S PAWN
Black, Lisa, PERISH
Bowen, Rhys, THE TUSCAN CHILD
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
Brandt, Kylie, PRETTY GIRLS DANCING
Brody, Frances, DEATH IN THE STARS
Burke, Alafair, THE WIFE
Burke, James Lee, ROBICHEAUX
Casey, Donis, FORTY DEAD MEN
Cavanagh, Steve, THE PLEA
Childs, Laura, PLUM TEA CRAZY
Cohen, Tammy, THEY ALL FALL DOWN
Cohen, William S., FINAL STRIKE
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
Di Filippo, Paul, THE BIG GET-EVEN
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
Dunnett, Kaitlyn, CRIME & PUNCTUATION
Eisler, Barry, THE NIGHT TRADE
Elliott, Lexie, THE FRENCH GIRL
Estleman, Loren D., BLACK AND WHITE BALL
Evans, Mary Anna, UNDERCURRENTS
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD MURDERS
Fielding, Joy, BAD DAUGHTER
Finch, Charles, THE WOMAN IN THE WATER
Fox, Candice, CRIMSON LAKE
Freeman, Brian, THE VOICE INSIDE
Furlong, Susan, SPLINTERED SILENCE
Gardiner, Meg, INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE
Gardner, Lisa, LOOK FOR ME
Gear, William, THIS SCORCHED EARTH
Goenawan, Clarissa, RAINBIRDS
Goldberg, Paul, THE CHATEAU
Grant, Andrew, FALSE WITNESS
Graves, Sarah, DEATH BY CHOCOLATE CHERRY CHEESECAKE
Greaney, Mark, AGENT IN PLACE
Green, Ellen J., TWIST OF FAITH
Griffin, Neal, BY HIS OWN HAND
Gutcheon, Beth, THE AFFLICTION
Haas, Derek, THE WAY I DIE
Hagberg, David, FLASH POINTS
Hall, Araminta, OUR KIND OF CRUELTY
Hall, Parnell, THE PURLOINED PUZZLE
Hamilton, Ian, THE IMAM OF TAWI TAWI
Hannah, Mari, THE SILENT ROOM
Harper, Jane, FORCE OF NATURE
Harris, C.S., WHY KILL THE INNOCENT
Hart, Ellen, A WHISPER OF BONES
Henaff, Sophie, THE AWKWARD SQUAD
Herron, Mick, THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED
Housewright, David, DARKNESS, SING ME A SONG
Howard, Catherine Ryan, THE LIAR’S GIRL
Howe, K.J. , SKYJACK
Hurwitz, Gregg, HELLBENT
Ifkovic, Ed, MOOD INDIGO
Inbinder, Gary, THE MAN UPON THE STAIR
Jance, J.A., DUEL TO THE DEATH
Katsu, Alma, THE HUNGER
Kellerman, Jonathan, NIGHT MOVES
Kent, Christobel, THE DAY SHE DISAPPEARED
Kepler, Lars, THE SANDMAN
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, A DANGEROUS CROSSING
King, Janna, THE SEASONAIRES
La Seur, Carrie, THE WEIGHT OF AN INFINITE SKY
Larsen, Ward, CUTTING EDGE
Lippman, Laura, SUNBURN
Mamet, David, CHICAGO
Margolin, Phillip, THE THIRD VICTIM
Massey, Sujata, THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL
May, Peter, I’LL KEEP YOU SAFE
McCarthy, Rob, A HANDFUL OF ASHES
Methos, Victor , A GAMBLER’S JURY
Monago, Ellie, NEIGHBORLY
Moore, Jonathan, THE NIGHT MARKET
Mukherjee, Abir, A NECESSARY EVIL
Palumbo, Dennis, HEAD WOUNDS
Parker, Ann, A DYING NOTE
Parks, Brad, CLOSER THAN YOU KNOW
Penrose, Andrea, MURDER AT HALF MOON GATE
Perry, Anne, TWENTY-ONE DAYS
Perry, Karen, GIRL UNKNOWN
Petrie, Nick, LIGHT IT UP
Pronzini, Bill, THE BAGS OF TRICKS AFFAIR
Rice, Christopher, BONE MUSIC
Rosenfelt, David, FADE TO BLACK
Royal, Patricia, WILD JUSTICE
Sadowsky, Nina, THE BURIAL SOCIETY
Sanders, Ben, THE STAKES
Saylor, Steven, THE THRONE OF CAESAR
Scalzi, John, HEAD ON
Scott, J. Todd, HIGH WHITE SUN
Siger, Jeffrey, AN AGEAN APRIL
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa, THE LEGACY
Silver, Mitch, THE BOOKWORM
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH RIDES THE FERRY
Spillane, Mickey, THE LAST STAND
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, KILLING TOWN
St. James, Simone , THE BROKEN GIRLS
Stanley, Kelli, CITY OF SHARKS
Street, Karen Lee, EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE JEWEL OF PERU
Stross, Charles, DARK STATE
Svensson, Anton, THE SONS
Swanson, Cynthia, GLASS FOREST
Sweterlitsch, Tom, THE GONE WORLD
Tallis, Frank, MEPHISTO WALTZ
Taylor, Brad, OPERATOR DOWN
Tingley, Nancy, A DEATH IN BALI
Todd, Charles, THE GATE KEEPER
Truman, Margaret &, Bain, Donald, MARGARET TRUMAN’S ALLIED IN DANGER
White, Randy Wayne, CARIBBEAN RIM
Wiebe, Sam, CUT YOU DOWN
Wilson, F. Paul, THE GOD GENE
Winkler, Mark, MY NAME IS NATHAN LUCIUS
Wolff, James, BESIDE THE SYRIAN SEA
Yates, Christopher J., GRIST MILL ROAD

Best First Novel

Cleveland, Karen, NEED TO KNOW
Copenhaver, John, DODGING AND BURNING
Holliday, Scott J., PUNISHMENT
Hunt, Tom, KILLER CHOICE
Jacobs, Nova, THE LAST EQUATION OF ISAAC SEVERY
Mangan, Christine, TANGERINE
Owens, Lauren Doyle, THE OTHER SIDE OF EVERYTHING
Pedreira, David, GUNPOWDER MOON
Shafransky, Renee, TIPS FOR LIVING
Thomas, August, LIAR’S CANDLE

 

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Adams, Ellery, MURDER IN THE LOCKED LIBRARY
Allen, Nancy, A WOLF IN THE WOODS
Archer, Winnie, CRUST NO ONE
Ashley, Jennifer, DEATH BELOW STAIRS
Blake, Bethany, PAWPRINTS & PREDICAMENTS
Brown, Dale, ACT OF REVENGE
Brynard, Karin, WEEPING WATERS
Bussi, Michel, TIME IS A KILLER
Cahoon, Lynn, WHO MOVED MY GOAT CHEESE?
Clark, Michael J., CLEAN SWEEP
D’Andrea, Luca, BENEATH THE MOUNTAIN
Davis, Krista, COLOR ME MURDER
Dilts, Tyler, MERCY DOGS
Dunn, Robert E., DEAD MAN’S BADGE
Elgar, Emily, IF YOU KNEW HER
Elliott, Kendra, A MERCIFUL SECRET
French, Nicci, SUNDAY SILENCE
Gaind, Arjun Raj, DEATH AT THE DURBAR
Gaylin, Alison, IF I DIE TONIGHT
Goodman, Carol, THE OTHER MOTHER
Gray, Alex, THE SILENT GAMES
Gray, Alex, THE SWEDISH GIRL
Heron, Rita, PRETTY LITTLE KILLERS
Hirahara, Naomi, HIROSHIMA BOY
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, BETRAYAL AT THE BUFFALO RANCH
Iden, Matthew, BIRTHDAY GIRL
Jones, Leslie, FRAMED
Jones, Lisa Renee, MURDER NOTES
Kessler, Kate, FOUR OF A KIND
Knowles, Mike, TIN MEN
Kopfler, Pamela, BETTER DEAD
Kutscher, Volker, BABYLON BERLIN
Lanouette, Marian, ALL THE DEADLY LIES
Latham, Mark A., SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE RED TOWER
Leigh, Melinda, BONES DON’T LIE
Macy, Meg, BEAR WITNESS TO MURDER
Mayne, Andrew, LOOKING GLASS
McAlpine, Gordon, HOLMES ENTANGLED
Myers, Jr., William L., AN ENGINEERED JUSTICE
Naughton, Sarah, THE GIRLFRIEND
Olsen, Gregg, THE LAST THING SHE EVER DID
Orr, Jill, THE BAD BREAK
Oud, Chris, THE FIRE PIT
Parks, Alan, BLOODY JANUARY
Perry, Carol J., IT TAKES A COVEN
Phillips, Adam Walker, THE PERPETUAL SUMMER
Pratt, Scott, JUSTICE LOST
Pryor, Mark, DOMINIC
Ragan, T.R., DEADLY RECALL
Randall, Gregory C., VENICE BLACK
Reaves, Sam, RUNNING IN THE DARK
Reed, Rick, THE SLOWEST DEATH
Scott, Joel, ARROW’S FLIGHT
Shames, Terry, A RECKONING IN THE BACK COUNTRY
Shepphird, John, BOTTOM FEEDERS
Silver, Dina, NO TIME TO BLINK
Silvis, Randall, WALKING THE BONES
Stone, Jacob, MALICIOUS
Sweazy, Larry D., SEE ALSO PROOF
Wagner, David P., A FUNERAL IN MANTOVA
Weiss, Kirsten, BLEEDING TARTS
Whittle, Tina, NECESSARY ENDS
Wilson, Carter, MISTER TENDER’S GIRL
Winslow, Emily, LOOK FOR HER
Woods, T.E., THE WRONG SISTER
Yocum, Robin, A PERFECT SHOT

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Best Fact Crime

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
Hoffman, Carl, THE LAST WILD MAN OF BORNEO: A TRUE STORY OF DEATH AND TREASURE
Marcic, Dorothy, WITH ONE SHOT: FAMILY MURDER AND A SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
McNamara, Michelle, I’LL BE GONE IN THE DARK: ONE WOMAN’S OBSESSIVE SEARCH FOR THE GOLDEN STATE KILLER

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Best Critical-Biographical

Mazzeno, Laurence W., JAMES LEE BURKE: A LITERARY COMPANION
Thompson, Laura, AGATHA CHRISTIE: A MYSTERIOUS LIFE

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Best Short Story

Allen, Samantha, “SOME KIND OF LONELY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Allyn, Doug, “STICK” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Anderson, Lin, “ORKAHAUGR” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Benson, Susan Perry, “RIP CURRENTS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Black, Michael A., “WALKING ON WATER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Box, C.J., “THE RIVER GOD”
Bracken, Michael, “THE MOURNING MAN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Brookmyre, Chris, “THE LAST SIEGE OF BOTHWELL CASTLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Brown, Gordon, “HISTORY LESSON” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Cahill, Gary, “ON A TWO WAY STREET” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Carr, Dara, “OFF-OFF-OFF BROADWAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Chapman, Tim, “HANDY MAN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Cigan, Chaim, “THE MAGICAL AMULET” – PRAGUE NOIR
Cleeves, Ann, “THE RETURN” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Cleverly, Barbara, “THE SOFA DOLL” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Cody, Liza, “HEALTH AND SAFETY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dean, David, “SOFEE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dirckx, John H., “GO FOR THE JUGGLER” – AHMM JAN-FEB
DuBois, Brendan, “THE SUBMARINE OF WALKER LAKE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Edwards, Martin, “FAREWELL CRUISE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Ellis, Kate, “HALF-LIFE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Elwood, Elizabeth, “GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Faherty, Terence, “THE NOBLE BACHELOR” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Floyd, John M., “SCAVENGER HUNT” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Gates, David Edgerley, “A MULTITUDE OF SINS” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Gersh, Max, “FAIR GAME” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Goffa, Martin, “THREE MUSKETEERS” – PRAGUE NOIR
Hagerty, David, “FAIR TRADE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Hejdová, Irena, “OLDA NO. 3” – PRAGUE NOIR
Hill, Edwin, “WHITE TIGHTS AND MARY JANES” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Jakeman, Jane, “TAPPING THE GLASS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Johnstone, Doug, “PAINTING THE FORTH BRIDGE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Klevisová, Michaela, “BETTER LIFE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Kopřiva, Štĕpán, “AMATEURS” – PRAGUE NOIR
Lantigua, John, “THE AVENGING ANGEL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Larsen, Tom, “LOS CANTANTES DE KARAOKE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Law, Janice, “THE CRUCIAL GAME” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lawton, R.T., “THE LEFT HAND OF LEONARD” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Levinson, Robert S., “THE PUBLIC HERO” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Light, Larry, “DYSPERCEPTION” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Limón, Martin, “HIGH EXPLOSIVE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Liss, S. Frederic, “CORONERS DON’T CHANGE FACES” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lopresti, Robert, “TRAIN TRACKS” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lopresti, Robert, “NOBODY GETS KILLED” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lovesey, Peter, “READER, I BURIED THEM” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Lutz, John, “PARANOID ENOUGH FOR TWO” – THE HONORABLE TRAITORS
MacBride, Stuart, “STEVENSON’S CANDLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Malliet, G.M., “VICTORY GARDEN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Mangeot, Robert, “QUEEN AND COUNTRY” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Maron, Margaret, “THERE ARE NO ELEPHANTS IN PERU” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Maron, Margaret, “THE LAST MAN I KILLED” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
McBrearty, Robert Garner, “WAKE ME WHEN IT’S OVER” – EQMM JAN-FEB
McCormick, William Burton, “CLEOPATRAN COCKTAILS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
McDermid, Val, “ANCIENT AND MODERN” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Milosevic, Mario, “THE HITCHHIKER’S TALE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Mina, Denise, “NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSIT” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Muessig, Chris &, Seder, Steve, “ONE FALL TO A FINISH” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Neary, Angela Crider, “MURDER ON RUE ROYAL” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Neff, Ondřej, “MARL CIRCLE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Nethercott, Michael, “SINNERS AT EIGHT” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Pachter, Josh, “A YOUNG MAN’S GAME” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pilátová, Markéta, “ALL THE OLD DISGUISES” – PRAGUE NOIR
Poulson, Christine, “FACELESS KILLER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Powell, William Dylan, “THE LIGHTHOUSE AND THE LAMP” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Procházka, Jiří W., “THE DEAD GIRL FROM A HAUNTED HOUSE – PRAGUE NOIR
Pronzini, Bill &, Malzberg, Barry, “NIGHT WALKER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Przybilka, Thomas &, List, Gitta, “REST IN PEACE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Renwick, Alex C., “SHALLOW SAND” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Robertson, Craig, “THE TWA CORBIES OF CARDROSS” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn, “THE WEDDING RING” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Šabach, Petr, “EPIPHANY, OR WHATEVER YOU WISH” – PRAGUE NOIR
Sellers, Peter, “CHRISTMAS HELP” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Sheridan, Sara, “SACTUARY” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Sívori, Luciano, “THE FINAL ANALYSIS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
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
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “LOUISA AND THE LIGHTHOUSE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Sýkora, Michal, “PERCY THRILLINGTON” – PRAGUE NOIR
Thomson, E.S., “KISSING THE SHUTTLE” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Todd, Marilyn, “KILLING KEVIN” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Todd, Marilyn, “BENCH MARK” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Tučková, Kateřina, “THE LIFE AND WORK OF BARONESS MAUTNIC” – PRAGUE NOIR
Turnbull, Peter, “THE ANCIENT MARINER SYNDROME” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Urban, Miloš, “DISAPPEARANCES ON THE BRIDGE” – PRAGUE NOIR
Washington, Shauna, “KNOCKOFFS” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Welch, Louise, “COME FRIENDLY BOMBS” – BLOODY SCOTLAND
Wilson, John Morgan, “THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS COLLECTOR” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wilson, Matthew, “BURG’S HOBBY CASE” – EQMM JAN-FEB

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Best Juvenile

Asselin, Kristine, ART OF THE SWAP
Casanova, Mary, THE SHOWSTOPPER: A REBECCA MYSTERY
Casanova, Mary, MENACE AT MAMMOTH CAVE: A KIT MYSTERY
Falligant, Erin, THE LEGEND OF THE SHARK GODDESS
Freeman, Martha, ZAP!
Latimer, E., THE STRANGE AND DEADLY PORTRAITS OF BRYONY GRAY
Lloyd, Natalie, THE PROBLIM CHILDREN
Parks, Tiffany, MIDNIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
Scott, Kevin John, FREDERIK SANDWICH AND THE EARTHQUAKE THAT COULDN’T POSSIBLY BE
Styles, Walker , VERY FIRST CASE
Thomson, Sarah L., THE RING OF HONOR

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Best Young Adult

Brown, Jennifer, BREAK US
Caine, Rachel, HONOR AMONG THIEVES
Cavallaro, Brittany, THE CASE FOR JAMIE
Charbonneau, Joelle, TIME BOMB
Ciocca, Gina, KISS IN THE DARK
Dawn, Sasha, BLINK
Donne, Alexa, BRIGHTLY BURNING
Johnson, Maureen, TRULY DEVIOUS
Lucier, Makiia, ISLE OF BLOOD AND STONE
Madison, Bailee &, Miller, Sefne, LOSING BRAVE
Ness, Patrick, CLASS: WHAT SHE DOES NEXT WILL ASTOUND YOU
Nijkamp, Marieke, BEFORE I LET GO
Parlato, Steven, PRECIOUS DREADFUL
Peacock, Shane, THE DARK MISSIONS OF EDGAR BRIM: MONSTER
Reid, Kimberly, PRETTYBOY MUST DIE
Scarborough, Sheryl, TO RIGHT THE WRONGS
Turner, Henry, HIDING

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Best TV Episode

 

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Allen, Samantha, “SOME KIND OF LONELY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hill, Edwin, “WHITE TIGHTS AND MARY JANES” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wilson, Matthew, “BURG’S HOBBY CASE” – EQMM JAN-FEB

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Arlen, Tessa, DEATH OF AN UNSUNG HERO
de Hahn, Tracee, A WELL-TIMED MURDER
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD MURDERS
Goodman, Carol, THE OTHER MOTHER
Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue, BETRAYAL AT THE BUFFALO RANCH
Massey, Sujata, THE WIDOWS OF MALABAR HILL
Weber, Tracy, PRE-MEDITATED MURDER

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