The Edgar® Awards – 2022 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of July 20, 2021Appearance of your work on this list does not mean you have been nominated for an Edgar® Award. It only means your work has been submitted for consideration. Only the judges on each Edgar® committee determine who is nominated and who wins. Nominations will be announced on or around Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday (January 19th) in 2022.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on a Thursday in either late April or early May 2022.

Best Novel

Adams, Hope, DANGEROUS WOMEN
Addison, Esme, A HEX FOR DANGER
Alexander, Tasha, THE DARK HEART OF FLORENCE
Archer, Leslie, UNTIL WE ARE LOST
Armstrong, Kelley, A STRANGER IN TOWN
Audrain, Ashley, THE PUSH
Baldacci, David, A GAMBLING MAN
Bannalec, Jean-Luc, THE GRANITE COAST MURDERS
Bauer, Belinda, EXIT
Beckman, Alicia, BITTERROOT LAKE
Bennett, S.J., THE WINDSOR KNOT
Berenson, Alex, THE POWER COUPLE
Berry, Connie, THE ART OF BETRAYAL
Berry, Flynn, NORTHERN SPY
Berry, Steve, THE KAISER’S WEB
Blau, Sarah, THE OTHERS
Bokur, Debra, THE BONE FIELD
Bowen, Rhys, THE VENICE SKETCHBOOK
Box, C.J., DARK SKY
Brennan, Allison, TELL NO LIES
Brown, Rita Mae, OUT OF HOUNDS
Bruce, Camilla, IN THE GARDEN OF SPITE
Burton, Jeffrey B., THE KEEPERS
Butler, Nickolas, GODSPEED
Calvin, Kris, ALL THAT FALL
Cantrel, Christian, SCORPION
Carlisle, Kate, LITTLE BLACK BOOK
Carr, Jack, THE DEVIL’S HAND
Chandler, James, ONE AND DONE
Clark, Tracy, RUNNER
Cobb, May, THE HUNTING WOLVES
Coben, Harlan, WIN
Colasanti, Melissa, CALL ME ELIZABETH LARK
Cornwell, Patricia, SPIN
Cosimano, Elle, FINLAY DONOVAN IS KILLING IT
Crosby, Ellen, THE FRENCH PARADOX
Danvers, Holly, MURDER AT THE LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Davies, Carys, THE MISSION HOUSE
Dean, Abigail, GIRL A
Dean, Will, THE LAST THING TO BURN
Deaver, Jeffery, THE FINAL TWIST
Deverell, William, STUNG
Doiron, Paul, DEAD BY DAWN
Dolan, Eva, ONE HALF TRUTH
Dorsey, Tim, TROPIC OF STUPID
Engberg, Katrine, THE BUTTERFLY HOUSE
Evanovich, Janet &, Hamilton, Steve, BOUNTY
Farthing, Harry, THE GHOST MOTHS
Fellowes, Jessica, THE MITFORD TRIAL
Fergus, Charles , NIGHTHAWK’S WING
Finch, Charles , AN EXTRAVAGENT DEATH
Finlay, Alex, EVERY LAST FEAR
Flynn, Laurie Elizabeth, THE GIRLS ARE ALL SO NICE HERE
Fowler, Christopher, BRYANT & MAY: ORANGE & LEMONS
Fredericks, Mariah, DEATH OF A SHOWMAN
Freeman, Brian, ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE BOURNE TREACHERY
Galligan, John, BAD MOON RISING
Gardner, Lisa, BEFORE SHE DISAPPEARED
Gardner, Tracy, RUBY RED HERRING
Gates, Eva, DEADLY EVER AFTER
Gerard, Anna, PEACHES AND SCHEMES
Gilbert, Victoria, RESERVED FOR MURDER
Gilstrap, John, CRIMSON PHOENIX
Goldberg, Lee, BONE CANYON
Goldberg, Leonard, THE ABDUCTION OF PRETTY PENNY
Gosling, Victoria, BEFORE THE RUINS
Graham, Heather, DANGER IN NUMBERS
Greenwood, Kerry, DEATH IN DAYLESFORD
Griffiths, Elly, THE POSTSCRIPT MURDERS
Griffiths, Elly, THE NIGHT HAWKS
Hamilton, Jessica, WHAT YOU NEVER KNEW
Harrington, Kent, LAST SEEN
Harris, C.S., WHAT THE DEVIL KNOWS
Hauty, Chris, SAVAGE ROAD
Hayes, Emery, BACK FROM THE BRINK
Hill, Edwin, WATCH HER
Hillerman, Anne, STARGAZER
Hood, Joshua, ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE TREADSTONE EXILE
Hurwitz, Gregg, PRODIGAL SON
Hutton, Callie, THE SIGN OF DEATH
Ide, Joe, SMOKE
Imamura, Natsuko, THE WOMAN IN THE PURPLE SKIRT
Jance, J.A., MISSING AND ENDANGERED
Johansen, Iris, THE BULLET
Johansen, Iris &, Johansen, Roy, BLINK OF AN EYE
Johnstone, Carole, MIRRORLAND
Jonasson, Ragnar, THE GIRL WHO DIED
Jones, Stephen Mack, DEAD OF WINTER
Kasper, Jason, THE ENEMIES OF MY COUNTRY
Katsu, Alma, RED WIDOW
Kayode, Femi, LIGHTSEEKERS
Kellerman, Jonathan, SERPENTINE
Kepnes, Caroline, YOU LOVE ME
King, Laurie R., CASTLE SHADE
Klingborg, Brian, THIEF OF SOULS
Knox, Elizabeth, THE ABSOLUTE BOOK
Koontz, Dean, THE OTHER EMILY
Korelitz, Jean Hanff, THE PLOT
Koryta, Michael, NEVER FAR AWAY
Kubica, Mary, LOCAL WOMAN MISSING
Lackey, Kris, BUTCHER PEN RD
Langan, Sarah, GOOD NEIGHBORS
Lansdale, Joe R., MOON LAKE
Lapena, Shari, NOT A HAPPY FAMILY
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE STANDOFF
Ledwidge, Michael, RUN FOR COVER
Leigh, Melinda, DROWN HER SORROWS
Leitch, Will, HOW LUCKY
Leon, Donna, TRANSIENT DESIRES
Lloyd, Ellery, PEOPLE LIKE HER
Macbird, Bonnie, THE THREE LOCKS
Mackintosh, Claire, HOSTAGE
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Margolin, Phillip, A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
Martin, Kat, THE PERFECT MURDER
Massey, Sujata, THE BOMBAY PRINCE
McHugh, Laura, WHAT’S DONE IN DARKNESS
McKenzie, Catherine, SIX WEEKS TO LIVE
McLain, Paula, WHEN THE STARS GO DARK
McMahon, John, A GOOD KILL
Miles, Terry, RABBITS
Montgomery, Jess, THE STILLS
Mosley, Walter, BLOOD GROVE
Mosse, Kate, THE CITY OF TEARS
Munier, Paula, THE HIDING PLACE
Murphy, Sara Flannery, GIRL ONE
Neilan, Paul, THE HOLLYWOOD SPIRAL
Nelson, Brian , FIVE TRIBES
Nguyen, Viet Thanh, THE COMMITTED
O’Connor, Carlene, MURDER IN AN IRISH BOOKSHOP
O’Donnell, Paraic, THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS
Olivia, Alexandra, FORGET ME NOT
Owen, Howard, JORDAN’S BRANCH
Pearse, Sarah, THE SANATORIUM
Pelayo, Cynthia, CHILDREN OF CHICAGO
Perry, Anne, DEATH WITH A DOUBLE EDGE
Petersen, Todd Robert, PICNIC IN THE RUINS
Petrie, Nick, THE BREAKER
Preston, Douglas &, Child, Lincoln, THE SCORPION’S TAIL
Pyne, Daniel, WATER MEMORY
Quartey, Kwei, SLEEP WELL, MY LADY
Quinn, Cate, BLACK WIDOWS
Raybourn, Deanna, AN UNEXPECTED PERIL
Reardon, Bryan, LET HER LIE
Redmond, Lissa Marie, THE PARTING GLASS
Redondo, Dolores, THE NORTH FACE OF THE HEART
Reynolds, Allie, SHIVER
Rice, Luanne, THE SHADOW BOX
Robinson, Peter, NOT DARK YET
Rosenfelt, David, ANIMAL INSTINCT
Rowland, Laura Joh, PORTRAIT OF PERIL
Ryan, Annelise, DEAD EVEN
Sandford, John, OCEAN PREY
Schaffhausen, Joanna, EVERY WAKING HOUR
Scott, Laura, DOGGED BY DEATH
Sears, Michael, TOWER OF BABEL
Shea, Brian , SIGN OF THE MAKER
Shelton, Paige, DEADLY EDITIONS
Shirley, John, STORMLAND
Siegal, Nina, YOU’LL THANK ME FOR THIS
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH WASHES ASHORE
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH WASHES ASHORE
Smith, Nicholas Sansbury, SONS OF WAR 3: SINNERS
St. John, Katherine, THE SIREN
Steadman, Catherine, THE DISAPPEARING ACT
Sten, Camilla, THE LOST VILLAGE
Stonex, Emma, THE LAMPLIGHTERS
Stroby, Wallace, HEAVEN’S A LIE
Swanson, Peter , EVERY VOW YOU BREAK
Szymiczkowa, Maryla, KAROLINA AND THE TORN CURTAIN
Takamura, Kaoru, LADY JOKER, VOLUME 1
Taylor, Sarah Stewart, A DISTANT GRAVE
Thomas, Russ, NIGHTHAWKING
Thomas, Will, DANCE WITH DEATH
Thompson, Victoria, A MURDER ON WALL STREET
Todd, Charles, A FATAL LIE
Tracy, P.J., DEEP INTO THE DARK
Vidich, Paul, THE MERCENARY
Wade, James, RIVER, SING OUT
Walker, Laura Jensen, HOPE, FAITH, AND A CORPSE
Walker, Laura Jensen, DEADLY DELIGHTS
Walker, LynDee, NO SIN UNPUNISHED
Wang, Kathy, IMPOSTER SYNDROME
Weir, Andy, PROJECT HAIL MARY
Williams, Jen, A DARK AND SECRET PLACE
Winspear, Jacqueline, THE CONSEQUENCES OF FEAR
Wood, Benjamin, A STATION ON THE PATH TO SOMEWHERE BETTER
Yoon, David, VERSION ZERO

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Best First Novel

Andrews, Alexandra, WHO IS MAUD DIXON?
Barry, Ava, WINDHALL
Bates, Julie, CRY OF THE INNOCENT
Bazelon, Lara, A GOOD MOTHER
Becker, Mally, THE TURNCOAT’S WIDOW
Brazier, Eliza Jane, IF I DISAPPEAR
Caritj, Anna, LEDA AND THE SWAN
Carocari, Marco, BLACKOUT
Carter, Mary Dixie , THE PHOTOGRAPHER
Christy, Bryan, IN THE COMPANY OF KILLERS
Cox, Kerry, MONEY BEAR
Dobmeier, Tracy &, Katzman, Wendy, GIRLS WITH BRIGHT FUTURES
Frey, Dan, THE FUTURE IS YOURS
Gigl, Robyn, BY WAY OF SORROW
Harris, Zakiya Dalila, THE OTHER BLACK GIRL
Hilliard, M.E., THE UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS
Larsen, Melissa, SHUTTER
Levy, Heather, WALKING THROUGH NEEDLES
McElroy, Alex, ATMOSPHERIANS
Miksa, Matt, 13 DAYS TO DIE
Miller, Timothy, THE STRANGE CASE OF ELIZA DOOLITTLE
Murphy, Stacie, A DEADLY FORTUNE
Naymark, Emilya, HIDE IN PLACE
Nicieza, Fabian, SUBURBAN DICKS
Obiora, Noel, A PAST THAT BREATHES
Osworth, A.E., WE ARE WATCHING ELIZA BRIGHT
Penner, Sarah, THE LOST APOTHECARY
Qubain, Luai, THE KINGDOM’S SANDCASTLE
Redman, Eric, BONES OF HILO
Slor, Zhanna, AT THE END OF THE WORLD, TURN LEFT
Staples, Will, ANIMALS
Tompkins, JoAnne, WHAT COMES AFTER
Wahrer, Caitlin, THE DAMAGE
Weisel, Frederick, SILENCED WOMEN

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Afia, Nekesa, DEAD DEAD GIRLS
Andrews, Brian &, Wilson, Jeffrey, SONS OF VALOR
Berry, Lucinda, THE SECRETS OF US
Blakemore, Kim Taylor, AFTER ALICE FELL
Brandman, Michael, RISK FACTOR
Burton, Mary, NEAR YOU
Calder, Eve, A TALE OF TWO COOKIES
Camilleri, Andrea, THE COOK OF THE HALCYON
Casey, Donis, VALENTINO WILL DIE
Chien, Vivien, FATAL FRIED RICE
Coates, Darcy, THE WHISPERING DEAD
Coco, Nancy, A MATTER OF HIVE AND DEATH
Cooper, Helen, THE DOWNSTAIRS NEIGHBOR
de Castrique, Mark, FATAL SCORES
Dugoni, Robert, IN HER TRACKS
Dupuis, J.J., LAKE CRESCENT
Dylan, Jess, DEATH IN BLOOM
Ellis, Bella, THE DIABOLICAL BONES
Ellison, J.T., HER DARK LIES
Farrell, Matthew, TELL ME THE TRUTH
Foley, Bridget, JUST GET HOME
Fradkin, Barbara, THE ANCIENT DEAD
Freedman, S.M., THE DAY SHE DIED
Freeman, Brian, INFINITE
Galligan, John, BAD MOON RISING
Gentill, Sulari, SHANGHAI SECRETS
George, Kaye, INTO THE SWEET HEREAFTER
Goble, Steve, PIECES OF EIGHT
Greenaway, R.M., FIVE WAYS TO DISAPPEAR
Harrison, Helen A., ARTFUL CORPSE
Haynes, Dana, SIROCCO
Herbert, Debbie, NOT ONE OF US
Holahan, Cate, HER THREE LIVES
Huber, Anna Lee, A WICKED CONCEIT
Innes, Louise R., DEATH AT THE SALON
James, Wendy, AN ACCUSATION
Jantunen, John, SAVAGE GERRY
Keliikoa, Mary, DENIED
Kelly, Diane, MURDER WITH A VIEW
Kent, Minka, THE WATCHER GIRL
King, Stephen, LATER
Konkoly, Steven, SKYSTORM
Lillegraven, Ruth, EVERYTHING IS MINE
Lipinska, Blanka, 365 DAYS
Lodge, Gytha, LIE BESIDE ME
Longworth, M.L., THE VANISHING MUSEUM ON THE RUE MISTRAL
Lourey, Jess, BLOODLINE
Maloney, Leo J., ANGLE OF ATTACK
Maloney, Leo J., HARD TARGET
Manney, P.J., (CON)SCIENCE
Marr, Elle, LIES WE BURY
McCaslin, Dane, CAT’S MEOW
McDonald, Christina, DO NO HARM
McKinnon, Hannah Mary, YOU WILL REMEMBER ME
Methos, Victor, CRIMSON LAKE ROAD
Meyboom, J.P., BUSINESS
Michaud, Martin, WITHOUT BLOOD
Mihesuah, Devon A., THE HATAK WITCHES
Mitzner, Adam, THE PERFECT MARRIAGE
Mofina, Rick, SEARCH FOR HER
Montgomery, Marin, THE IMPOSTER
Musso, Guillaume, CENTRAL PARK
Nava, Michael, LIES WITH MAN
Neville, Kim, MEMORY COLLECTORS
Niemi, Mikael, TO COOK A BEAR
O’Cinneide, C.S., STARR SIGN
Olsen, Gregg, THE HIVE
Omer, Mike, A DEADLY INFUENCE
Parks, Adele, JUST MY LUCK
Pasquella, A.G., SEASON OF SMOKE
Penney, Elizabeth, BODIES AND BOWS
Pessin, Al, BLOWBACK
Pinter, Jason, A STRANGER AT THE DOOR
Pirog, Nick, JUNGLE UP
Porter, Anna, DECEPTIONS
Pressey, Rose, MURDER CAN HAUNT YOUR HANDIWORK
Purcell, Laura, THE SHAPE OF DARKNESS
Ramos, Manuel, ANGELS IN THE WIND
Raphael, Lev, DEPARTMENT OF DEATH
Reinard, Cara, SWEET WATER
Rouda, Kaira, THE NEXT WIFE
Rous, Emma, THE PERFECT GUESTS
Sáenz, Eva García, THE WATER RITUALS
Schneider, Joseph, WHAT WAITS FOR YOU
Scott, Joel, ARROW’S REST
Sedira, Samira, PEOPLE LIKE THEM
Serong, Jock, THE BURNING ISLAND
Siger, Jeffrey, A DEADLY TWIST
Simmons, Kelly, NOT MY BOY
Stallings, Josh, TRICKY
Stone, Victoria Helen, THE LAST ONE HOME
Sweeney-Baird, Christina, THE END OF MEN
Talton, Jon, CITY OF DARK CORNERS
Taylor, C.L. , HER LAST HOLIDAY
Truhen, Aidan, SEVEN DEMONS
Venter, Irma, MAN DOWN
Wagner, David P., TO DIE IN TUSCANY
Waites, Martyn, THE SINNER
Walker, Harriett, THE WEDDING NIGHT
Webb, Debra, GONE TOO FAR
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, AN EMPTY GRAVE
White, Loreth Anne, BENEATH THE DEVIL’S BRIDGE
Wilson, Carter, THE DEAD HUSBAND
Winter, W.A., THE SECRET LIVES OF DENTISTS
Wise, Stacy, LIE, LIE AGAIN
Woodland, Greg, THE NIGHT WHISTLER
Wortham, Reavis Z., LAYING BONES
Wright, Kristin, THE DARKEST FLOWER

 

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Best Fact Crime

Abrams, Dan &, Fisher, David, KENNEDY’S AVENGER: ASSASSINATION, CONSPIRACY, AND THE FORGOTTEN TRIAL OF JACK RUBY
Calhoun, Bob, THE MURDERS THAT MADE US: HOW VIGILANTES, HOODLUMS, MOB BOSSES, SERIAL KILLERS, AND CULT LEADERS BUILT THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
Coen, Jeff, MURDER IN CANARYVILLE: THE TRUE STORY BEHIND A COLD CASE AND A CHICAGO COVER-UP
Etter, Lauren, THE DEVIL’S PLAYBOOK: BIG TOBACCO, JUUL, AND THE ADDICTION OF A NEW GENERATION
Faleiro, Sonia, THE GOOD GIRLS: AN ORDINARY KILLING
Fox, Margalit, THE CONFIDENCE MEN: HOW TWO PRISONERS OF WAR ENGINEERED THE MOST REMARKABLE ESCAPE IN HISTORY
Jacobs, Chip, THE DARKEST GLARE: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER, BLACKMAIL, AND REAL ESTATE GREED IN 1979 LOS ANGELES
Jobb, Dean, THE CASE OF THE MURDEROUS DR. CREAM: THE HUNT FOR A VICTORIAN ERA SERIAL KILLER
Johnson, Elle, THE OFFICER’S DAUGHTER: A MEMOIR OF FAMILY AND FORGIVENESS
Kenda, Joe, KILLER TRIGGERS
Loftis, Larry, PRINCESS SPY: THE TRUE STORY OF WORLD WAR II SPY ALINE GRIFFITH, COUNTESS OF ROMANONES
McGarrahan, Ellen, TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE: A MURDER, A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, AND HER SEARCH FOR JUSTICE
Montgomery, Ben, A SHOT IN THE MOONLIGHT: HOW A FREED SLAVE AND A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER FOUGHT FOR JUSTICE IN THE JIM CROW SOUTH
Padnos, Theo, BLINDFOLD: A MEMOIR OF CAPTURE, TORTURE, AND ENLIGHTENMENT
Phelps, M. William, WE THOUGHT WE KNEW YOU: A TERRIFYING TRUE STORY OF SECRETS, BETRAYAL, DECEPTION, AND MURDER
Quinn, Aaron & Huskins, Denise, Egan, Nicole Weisensee, VICTIM F: FROM CRIME VICTIMS TO SUSPECTS TO SURVIVORS
Rocco, Giovanni with, Schofield, Douglas, GIOVANNI’S RING: MY LIFE INSIDE THE REAL SOPRANOS
Rodman, Liza &, Jordan, Jennifer, BABYSITTER: MY SUMMERS WITH A SERIAL KILLER
Rother, Caitlin, DEATH ON OCEAN BOULEVARD: INSIDE THE CORONADO MANSION CASE
Rubinstein, Julian, THE HOLLY: FIVE BULLETS, ONE GUN, AND THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE AN AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD
Schechter, Harold, MANIAC: THE BATH SCHOOL DISASTER AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN MASS KILLER
Summerscale, Kate, THE HAUNTING OF ALMA FIELDING: A TRUE GHOST STORY
Vronsky, Peter, AMERICAN SERIAL KILLERS – THE EPIDEMIC YEARS 1950-2000
Welsome, Eileen, COLD WAR SECRETS: A VANISHED PROFESSOR, A SUSPECTED KILLER, AND HOOVER’S FBI

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Best Critical-Biographical

Aldridge, Mark, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S POIROT: THE GREATEST DETECTIVE IN THE WORLD
Betz, Phyllis M., READING THE COZY MYSTERY: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON AN UNDERAPPRECIATED SUBGENRE
Beyer, Charlotte, MURDER IN A FEW WORDS: GENDER, GENRE AND LOCATION IN THE CRIME SHORT STORY
Bradford, Richard, DEVILS, LUSTS, AND STRANGE DESIRES: THE LIFE OF PATRICIA HIGHSMITH
Child, Lee with, King, Laurie R., HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY: A HANDBOOK FROM MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA
MacGregor, David, SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES
Szanter, Ashley, POLICING THE MONSTROUS: ESSAYS ON THE SUPERNATURAL CRIME PROCEDURAL
Tresch, John, THE REASON FOR THE DARKNESS OF THE NIGHT: EDGAR ALLAN POE AND THE FORGING OF AMERICAN SCIENCE

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Best Short Story

Adamson, Mike, “THE SHADOW OF THE NEW” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Allyn, Doug, “KISS OF LIFE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Anthony, Meredith , “READER, I KILLED HIM” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Aymé, Marcel, “THE TOUFFARD AFFAIR” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Baker, Chad, “COLD HARD” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Baker, Tim, “WAITING FOR THE NIGHT TO FALL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Barra, Paul A., “ASSIGNMENT: SHEEPSHEAD BAY” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Bart, David, “BROTHERS OUT OF TIME” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bazowski, Ray, “MOTHER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Blackmoore, Stephen, “LOVE, ROCKET SCIENCE, AND THE MOTHER OF ABOMINATIONS” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Bracken, Michael, “LAST WALTZ ACROSS TEXAS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bruce, Mark, “MINERVA JAMES AND THE JUDGMENT OF THE FURIES” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Budewitz, Leslie, “COMING CLEAN” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Burke, Alafair, “SEAT 2C” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Burke, Tim, “MR. JOLLY GETS HIS JOLLIES” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Cantrell, Rebecca, “I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Charles, Hal, “NOTHING GOOD HAPPENS AFTER MIDNIGHT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Connelly, Michael, “AVALON” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Cosby, S.A. , “SOLOMON WEPT” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Coward, Mat, “YEAH, I MEANT TO DO THAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Crandell, Doug, “FRANK SCARSO FINDS HIS LIFE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Crawford, Dan, “PIPER AT THE BACK DOOR OF DAWN” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Cudmore, Libby, “A BRIEF HISTORY OF LOCAL WARFARE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Cummins, Robert, “THE PHONE MESSAGE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
D’Agnese, Joseph, “MR. TESLA LIKES TO WATCH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
De Noux, O’Neil, “TICKING OF THE BIG CLOCK” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE GIRL WITH THE GIBSON GIRL LOOK” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
De Paepe, Herbert, “THE BUNKER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, David, “STONE COAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Dean, David, “A SEASON OF NIGHT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, Zoë Z., “STRONG STOMACH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Deaver, Jeffery, “TURNING POINT” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
deBellegarde, Tina, “TOKYO STRANGER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Dirckx, John H., “BACKWORDS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Dirckx, John H., “WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
DuBois, Brendan, “THE THRIFTY WAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Dunlap, Susan, “THE TWO GENTLEMEN GUESTS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Edwards, Martin, “TEMPTATION STREET” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Egan, Kevin, “ESCAPE VELOCITY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Egan, Kevin, “HARD MONEY” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Egan, Kevin, “LYDIA’S LAW” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Faherty, Terence, “THE GLORIA SCOTT” EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Floyd, John M., “FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Freimore, Jackie, “HERE’S TO NEW FRIENDS” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Gardiner, Wayne J., “BUSINESS AS USUAL” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Gersh, Max, “THE DEVIL IN PREEMPTION” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Goffman, Barb, “THAT POOR WOMAN” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Goffman, Barb, “A FAMILY MATTER” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Goldberg, Todd, “THE ROYAL CALIFORNIAN” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “RAGTOWN” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “THE SPARE” – THE LOW DESERT
Goldberg, Todd, “THE LOW DESERT” – THE LOW DESERT
Hamilton, Steve, “A DIFFERENT KIND OF HEALING” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Harrington, Karen, “BOO RADLEY COLLEGE PREP” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Harris, Charlaine, “SPRING FEVER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hill, Joe, “LAST FARE” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Hockensmith, Steve, “CURIOUS INCIDENTS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Hornsby, Wendy, “A BIT OF BLING” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hrib, Bogdan , “A BUCHAREST ARREST” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Jacobs, Tilia Klebenov, “PERFECT STRANGERS” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Jain, Smita Harish, “KOHINOOR” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Knight, Alex, “BIRDMAN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Kohler, Sheila, “THE CHANGING ROOM” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Koryta, Michael, “P.F.A.” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Lansdale, Joe R., “ROOM FOR ONE MORE” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Lantigua, John, “THE CRY OF THE CONDOR” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Larsen, Tom, “LA DUEÑA” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Law, Janice, “THE WITCHES OF ENDOR” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Lawton, R.T., “A HELPING HAND” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Lawton, R.T., “SAINT PADDY’S DAY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lawton, R.T., “THE ROAD TO HANA” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Light, Larry, “FAKE NEWS” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Linn, Ken, “STRAY” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Lombardo, A.G., “GARBO ON THE SKIDS” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Lopresti, Robert, “SHANKS’ LOCKED ROOM” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lopresti, Robert, “THE FOURTH CIRCLE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Lutz, John, “TAG, YOU’RE DEAD” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
MacInnes, Mike, “THE UNLOCKED CAR” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Mallory, Michael, “THERE’S NOTHING FUNNY ABOUT MURDER” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Mamatas, Nick, “PINK SQUIRREL” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Mangeot, Robert, “SCRATCH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
McCormick, William Burton, “A NIGHT OF LIES, THIEVES, AND THUNDER, LONG AGO,” AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Naymark, Emilya, “EXIT NOW” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Nethercott, Michael, “THE SOUL OF PEG O’DWYER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Novick, Nancy, “AN EYE FOR DETAIL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Orloff, Alan, “GATORPALOOZA” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Osler, Rob, “ANALOGUE” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pachter, Josh, “THE FIVE ORANGE PIPES” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Pachter, Josh, “THE CITY OF LIGHT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Powell, Wiliam Dylan, “THE EYES OF THE ALCALDE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pronzini, Bill, “PICK UP STICKS” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Quertermous, Bryon, “HOWARD’S HEART” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Ross, Stephen, “THE UNDERNEATH” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Roy, Lori, “DO YOU REMEMBER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Sanders, Scott Loring, “THE LEMONADE STAND” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Scotti, Anna, “NO LEGACY SO RICH” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Scotti, Anna, “A HEAVEN OF A HELL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Seamon, Hollis, “BLACK SWALLOWTAIL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Soloway, Jeff, “THE INTERPRETER AND THE KILLER” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Spencer, Nick, “A DEATH IN THE PARISH” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, “KILLER’S ALLEY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Staincliffe, Cath, “PRESSURE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Stansberry, Linda, “THE HIDDEN PLACES” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Stone, Jonathan, “RUSSKIES” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “ACCUSING AGNES” – AHMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Swierczynski, Duane, “WALK OF FAME” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Thielman, Mark, “THE CASE OF THE BRAIN TUBER” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Tipton, James, “THE BEAST OF EASEDALE TARN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Todd, Marilyn, “LEAP OF FAITH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Tolnay, Tom, “A DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Torres, Steven, “THE CASE OF THE STRANGLED MAN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Turnbull, Peter, “THE DARK UNDERBELLY OF COMMERCE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Unger, Lisa, “A SIX LETTER WORD FOR NEIGHBOR” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Unger, Lisa, “ALL MY DARKEST IMPULSES” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa, “FOG DESCENDING” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa , “LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Unger, Lisa , “CIRCLING THE DRAIN” – AMAZON ORIGINAL STORIES
Vaccaro, Roger, “SATAN’S CIRCLE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Walker, Joseph S., “WEDNESDAYS AT TEN” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Warren, James Lincoln, “SCHOOL SPIRITS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Wiley, Michael, “A WINTER’S NIGHT’S DREAM” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Wilson, Matthew, “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Winters, Ben H., “PEAK TV” – SPECULATIVE LOS ANGELES
Witt, Amanda, “RELATIVE STRANGER” – WHEN A STRANGER COMES TO TOWN
Woolrich, Cornell, “THE DARK OBLIVION” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Yi, Melissa, “FLAMINGO FLAMENCO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Yi, Melissa, “DEAD MAN’S HAND” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “WHO STOLE THE AFIKOMEN?” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL

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Best Juvenile

Angleberger, Tom, SLIME FOR DINNER
Atkinson, Cale, SUPER DETECTIVES
Bell, P.G., DELIVERY TO THE LOST CITY: A TRAIN TO IMPOSSIBLE PLACES
Bowles, David &, Clester, Shane, 13TH STREET #5: TUSSLE WITH THE TOOTING TARANTULAS
Brown, Eli, ODDITY
Butler, Dori Hillestad, KING & KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE GOLD RING
Butler, Dori Hillestad, DEAR BEAST: THE PET PARADE
Carter, Ally, WINTERBORNE HOME FOR MAYHEM AND MYSTERY
Cole, Henry, HOMER ON THE CASE
Cooke, Stephanie &, Fitzpatrick, Insha, OH MY GODS!
Eagle, Judith, THE SECRET STARLING
Giff, Patricia Reilly, MYSTERIES AT THE ZOO 3: ZEBRA AT THE ZOO
Ginns, Russell &, Maier, Jonathan, PUZZLOOIES! MYSTERY AT MALLARD MANSION
Gutman, Dan, HOUDINI AND ME
Heidicker, Christian McKay &, Shivering, William, GHOSTS OF WEIRDWOOD
Houghton Mifflin, Harcourt, NEED FOR SPEED CAPER
Kochalka, James, BANANA FOX AND THE SECRET SOUR SOCIETY
Lawrence, Iain, DEADMAN’S CASTLE
Leonard, M.G. &, Sedgman, Sam, KIDNAP ON THE CALIFORNIA COMET: ADVENTURES ON TRAINS #2
Lesperance, Nicole, THE NIGHTMARE THIEF
Milford, Kate, RACONTEUR’S COMMONPLACE BOOK
Mitchell, Saundra &, Berk, Josh, CAMP MURDERFACE #2: DOOM IN THE DEEP
Nielsen, Jennifer A., RESCUE
Oppel, Kenneth, THRIVE
Redman, Jess, THE ADVENTURE IS NOW
Royce, Eden, ROOT MAGIC
Sharmat, Andrew, NATE THE GREAT AND THE EARTH DAY ROBOT
St. John, Lauren, KAT WOLFE ON THIN ICE
Sullivan, Tom, UNSOLVED CASE FILES: ESCAPE AT 10,000 FEET
Tremi, Renee, SHERLOCK BONES AND THE SEA-CREATURE FEATURE
VanSickle, Vikki, ANONYMOUSE
West, Jacqueline, LONG LOST

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Best Young Adult

Abike-Iyimide, Faridah, ACE OF SPADES
Ancrum, K., DARLING
Anderson, Cory, WHAT BEAUTY THERE IS
Blair, Katharyn, UNCHOSEN
Boulley, Angeline, FIREKEEPER’S DAUGHTER
Cavallaro, Brittany, MUSE
Devore, Laurie, A BETTER BAD IDEA
Donne, Alexa, THE IVIES
Harris, Pamela N., WHEN YOU LOOK LIKE US
He, Joan, THE ONES WE’RE MEANT TO FIND
Heard, Wendy, SHE’S TOO PRETTY TO BURN
Henry, April, PLAYING WITH FIRE
Hur, June, THE FOREST OF STOLEN GIRLS
Jackson, Holly, GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD
Kann, Claire, THE MARVELOUS
Laukkanen, Owen, THE WILD
Leimbach, Marti, DRAGONFLY GIRL
McGinnis, Mindy, THE INITIAL INSULT
Miller, Kirsten, DON’T TELL A SOUL
Moldavsky, Goldy, THE MARY SHELLEY CLUB
Morrison, Grant &, Child, Alex, PROCTOR VALLEY ROAD
Mueller, Chelsea, PROM HOUSE
O’Donoghue, Caroline, ALL OUR HIDDEN GIFTS
Preston, Natasha, THE LAKE
Price, Tirzah, PRIDE AND PREMEDITATION
Rabb, Margo, LUCY CLARK WILL NOT APOLOGIZE
Rodden, Monica, MONSTERS AMONG US
Salisbury, Melinda, HOLD BACK THE TIDE
Scheinmel, Alyssa, THE CASTLE SCHOOL (FOR TROUBLED GIRLS)
Shepard, Sara &, Buckingham, Lilia, INFLUENCE
Silvera, Adam, INFINITY REAPER
Stoffels, Maren, ROOM SERVICE
Sutanto, Jesse Q., THE OBSESSION
Szabo, Rose, WHAT BIG TEETH
Taylor, Jordyn, DON’T BREATHE A WORD
Thomas, Aiden, LOST IN THE NEVER WOODS
Thomas, Kara, THAT WEEKEND
Van Rijswijk, Honni, BREEDER
Vickers, E.B., FADEAWAY
Woods, Darcy, SMOKE

 

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Best TV Episode

Walter, Madeline &, Welsh, Paul, “GAME OF BOYLES” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Cummins, Robert, “THE PHONE MESSAGE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Linn, Ken, “STRAY” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Osler, Rob, “ANALOGUE” – EQMM JANUARY-FEBRUARY
Vaccaro, Roger, “SATAN’S CIRCLE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Addison, Esme, A HEX FOR DANGER
Beckman, Alicia, BITTERROOT LAKE
Blakemore, Kim Taylor, AFTER ALICE FELL
Calkins, Susanna, THE SIGN OF THE GALLOWS
Crosby, Ellen, THE FRENCH PARADOX
Danvers, Holly, MURDER AT THE LAKESIDE LIBRARY
Delany, Vicki, A CURIOUS INCIDENT
Flower, Amanda, FARM TO TROUBLE
Gardner, Tracy, RUBY RED HERRING
Gates, Eva, DEADLY EVER AFTER
Gerard, Anna, PEACHES AND SCHEMES
Gilbert, Victoria, RESERVED FOR MURDER
Hilliard, M.E., THE UNKINDNESS OF RAVENS
Hutton, Callie, THE SIGN OF DEATH
Lang, Essie, A DEADLY CHAPTER
Lourey, Jess, BLOODLINE
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Scott, Laura, DOGGED BY DEATH
Walker, Laura Jensen, HOPE, FAITH, AND A CORPSE
Walker, Laura Jensen, DEADLY DELIGHTS

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Sue Grafton Award

Haynes, Dana, SIROCCO
Keliikoa, Mary, DENIED
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE HOLLYWOOD SPY
Redmond, Lissa Marie, THE PARTING GLASS

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