The Edgar® Awards – 2020 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of August 13, 2019Appearance 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 2020.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on a Thursday in either late April or early May 2020.

Best Novel

Akunin, Boris, THE CORONATION
Allan, Barbara, ANTIQUES RAVIN’
Altman, John, THE KOREAN WOMAN
Archer, Leslie, THE GIRL AT THE BORDER
Armstrong, Kelley, WATCHER IN THE WOODS
Armstrong, Kelley, WHEREVER SHE GOES
Atherton, Nancy, AUNT DIMITY AND THE HEART OF GOLD
Atkins, Ace, THE SHAMELESS
Atkinson, Kate, BIG SKY
Avon, Joy, SWEET TEA AND SECRETS
Bagshawe, Tilly, SIDNEY SHELDON’S THE SILENT WIDOW
Baker, Chandler, WHISPER NETWORK
Baker, Jo, THE BODY LIES
Baldacci, David, REDEMPTION
Bannalec, Jean-Luc, THE MISSING CORPSE
Bardugo, Leigh, NINTH HOUSE
Barrett, Casey, THE TOWER OF SONGS
Barron, Laird, BLACK MOUNTAIN
Bartley, D.A., DEATH IN THE COVENANT
Barton, Fiona, THE SUSPECT
Benedict, Laura, THE STRANGER INSIDE
Benn, James R., WHEN HELL STRUCK TWELVE
Benz, Chanelle, THE GONE DEAD
Berry, Steve, THE MALTA EXCHANGE
Betley, Mathew, RULES OF WAR
Black, Cara, MURDER IN BEL-AIR
Blaedel, Sara, HER FATHER’S SECRET
Blake, Elizabeth, PRIDE, PREJUDICE, AND POISON
Blake, Heather, A WITCH TO REMEMBER
Boice, James, WHO KILLED THE FONZ?
Bourland, Barbara, FAKE LIKE ME
Box, C.J., WOLF PACK
Boyle, William, A FRIEND IS A GIFT YOU GIVE YOURSELF
Bradley, Alan, THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD
Brandman, Michael, WILD CARD
Brandreth, Benet, ASSASSIN OF VERONA
Brandreth, Gyles, OSCAR WILDE AND THE RETURN OF JACK THE RIPPER
Brittney, Lynn, MURDER IN BELGRAVIA
Brody, Frances, A SNAPSHOT OF MURDER
Brook, Allison, BURIED IN THE STACKS
Brown, Rita Mae, WHISKERS IN THE DARK
Brunson, David &, Olson, J.R., RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Buckhanon, Kalisha, SPEAKING OF SUMMER
Buckley, Carla, THE LIAR’S CHILD
Burdette, Lucy, A DEADLY FEAST
Burke, Alafair, THE BETTER SISTER
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, AND THEN THEY WERE DOOMED
Byron, Ellen , FATAL CAJUN FESTIVAL
Campbell, Rick, TREASON
Carr, Jack, TRUE BELIEVER
Cavanagh, Steven, THIRTEEN
Chaney, JoAnn, AS LONG AS WE BOTH SHALL LIVE
Chase, Julie, CAT GOT YOUR CROWN
Cleveland, Karen, KEEP YOU CLOSE
Cleverly, Barbara, INVITATION TO DIE
Clifford, Aoife, SECOND SIGHT
Coben, Harlan, RUN AWAY
Collins, Sara, THE CONFESSIONS OF FRANNIE LANGTON
Connolly, Sheila, THE LOST TRAVELLER
Conroy, Vivian, DEATH COMES TO DARTMOOR
Constantine, Liv, THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU
Copperman, E.J., BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL
Corry, Jane, THE DEAD EX
Cotterill, Colin, THE SECOND BIGGEST NOTHING
Coulter, Catherine, LABYRINTH
Coulter, Catherine &, Ellison, J.T., THE LAST SECOND
Criaco, Gioacchino, BLACK SOULS
Crider, Bill, THAT OLD SCOUNDREL DEATH
Crouch, Blake, RECURSION
Cumming, Charles, THE MOROCCAN GIRL
Cussler, Clive, CELTIC EMPIRE
Daugherty, Christ, A BEAUTIFUL CORPSE
Davidson, Hilary, ONE SMALL SACRIFICE
Davis, Krista, THE DIVA SWEETENS THE PIE
de Muriel, Oscar, LOCH OF THE DEAD
de Shalit, Jonathan, SPY IN EXILE
Deaver, Jeffery, THE NEVER GAME
Deveraux, Jude, A JUSTIFIED MURDER
Di Filippo, Paul, THE DEADLY KISS-OFF
Disher, Garry, UNDER THE COLD BRIGHT LIGHTS
Donlea, Charlie, SOME CHOOSE DARKNESS
Dorsey, Tim, NO SUNSCREEN FOR THE DEAD
Downie, David, THE GARDENER OF EDEN
Downing, David, DIARY OF A DEAD MAN ON LEAVE
Draine, Betsy &, Hinden, Michael, THE DEAD OF ACHILL ISLAND
Dugoni, Robert, THE EIGHTH SISTER
Duncan, Elizabeth J., REMEMBERING THE DEAD
Dunnett, Kaitlyn, CLAUSE & EFFECT
Dyer, Ashley, THE CUTTING ROOM
Eisler, Barry , THE KILLER COLLECTIVE
Ellis, Karen, LAST NIGHT
Ellroy, James, THIS STORM
Elo, Elisabeth, FINDING KATARINA M.
Enmon, Larry, CITY OF FEAR
Faye, Lyndsay, THE PARAGON HOTEL
Feeney, Alice, I KNOW WHO YOU ARE
Ferencik, Erica, INTO THE JUNGLE
Fielding, Joy, ALL THE WRONG PLACES
Finch, Charles, THE VANISHING MAN
Finder, Joseph, JUDGMENT
Fleishman, Jeffrey, MY DETECTIVE
Fletcher, Jessica &, Land, Jon, MURDER, SHE WROTE: MURDER IN RED
Flower, Amanda, MURDERS AND METAPHORS
Foley, Lucy, THE HUNTING PARTY
Forstchen, William R., 48 HOURS
Fredericks, Mariah, DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN
Freeman, Brian, THE CROOKED STREET
Freemantle, Elizabeth , THE POISON BED
Friis, Agnete, THE SUMMER OF ELLEN
Furlong, Susan, FRACTURED TRUTH
Galligan, John, BAD AXE COUNTY
Gardner, Lisa, NEVER TELL
Gates, Eva, SOMETHING RED SOMETHING DEAD
Gentill, Sulari, A MURDER UNMENTIONED
Gerard, Anna , PEACH CLOBBERED
Gervais, Simon, HUNT THEM DOWN
Gilbert, Victoria, PAST DUE FOR MURDER
Giordano, Mario, AUNTIE POLDI AND THE VINEYARDS OF ETNA
Goldberg, Lee, KILLER THRILLER
Goldberg, Leonard, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ALISTAIR AINSWORTH
Golding, Melanie, LITTLE DARLINGS
Goldstone, Lawrence, ASSASSIN OF SHADOWS
Grant, Andrew, INVISIBLE
Graves, Sarah, DEATH BY CHOCOLATE MALTED MILKSHAKE
Grebe, Camilla, AFTER SHE’S GONE
Greene, Thomas Christopher, THE PERFECT LIAR
Griffiths, Elly, THE STRANGER DIARIES
Griffiths, Elly, THE STONE CIRCLE
Haines, Carolyn , GAME OF BONES
Hall, Parnell, LIGHTS! CAMERA! PUZZLES!
Hamilton, Glen Erik, MERCY RIVER
Hannah, Mari, THE DEATH MESSENGER
Harding, Robyn, THE ARRANGEMEN
Harper, Jane, THE LOST MAN
Harris, C.S., WHO SLAYS THE WICKED
Harris, Thomas, CARI MORA
Hart, Andrew, THE WOMAN IN OUR HOUSE
Haynes, Dana, ST. NICHOLAS SAVALGE & WRECKING
Heller, Peter, THE RIVER
Hendricks, Greer &, Pekkanen, Sarah, AN ANONYMOUS GIRL
Herbert, Debbie, COLD WATERS
Herriman, Nancy, A FALL OF SHADOWS
Herron, Mick, JOE COUNTRY
Hitchcock, Jane Stanton, BLUFF
Hogan, Ruth, THE WISDOM OF SALLY RED SHOES
Holahan, Cate, ONE LITTLE SECRET
Horowitz, Anthony, THE SENTENCE IS DEATH
Housewright, David, FIRST, KILL THE LAWYERS
Housewright, David, DEAD MAN’S MISTRESS
Howard, Catherine Ryan, REWIND
Hunter, Tom, ONE FATAL MISTAKE
Hurwitz, Gregg, OUT OF THE DARK
Ifkovic, Ed, RUN COLD
Iles, Greg, CEMETERY ROAD
Jance, J.A., THE A LIST
Jonasson, Ragnar, THE ISLAND
Jones, Sandie, THE FIRST MISTAKE
Jones, Stephen Mack, LIVES LAID AWAY
Kantaria, Annabel, I KNOW YOU
Karst, Leslie, MURDER FROM SCRATCH
Kellerman, Jonathan, THE WEDDING GUEST
Kelly, Erin, STONE MOTHERS
Kent, Minka, THE STILLWATER GIRLS
Kepler, Lars, STALKER
Kerr, Philip, METROPOLIS
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, A DEADLY DIVIDE
King, Janna, MALIBU BLUFF
Kistler, Bonnie, HOUSE ON FIRE
Knox, Joseph, THE SMILING MAN
Konkoly, Steven, THE RESCUE
Koontz, Dean, THE NIGHT WINDOW
Koryta, Michael, IF SHE WAKES
Kwok, Jean, SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE
Labuskes, Brianna, GIRLS OF GLASS
Lackey, Kris, GREASY BEND
Lafferty, Linda &, Stone, Andy, LIGHT IN THE SHADOWS
Lalami, Laila, THE OTHER AMERICANS
Lang, Essie, TROUBLE ON THE BOOKS
Lansdale, Joe, THE ELEPHANT OF SURPRISE
Laukkanen, Owen, DECEPTION COVE
Lawson, Mike, HOUSE ARREST
Lee, Patrick, DARK SITE
Leon, Donna, UNTO US A SON IS GIVEN
Les Becquets, Diane, THE LAST WOMAN IN THE FOREST
Lescroart, John, RULE OF LAW
Lodge, Gytha, SHE LIES IN WAIT
Logan, Kylie, THE SCENT OF MURDER
Love, Melissa Scrivner, AMERICAN HEROIN
Lovesey, Peter, KILLING WITH CONFETTI
Macneal, Elizabeth, DOLL FACTORY
MacRae, Molly, CREWEL AND UNUSUAL
Malerman, Josh, INSPECTION
Margolin, Phillip, THE PERFECT ALIBI
Mascarenhas, Kate, THE PSYCHOLOGY OF TIME TRAVEL
Massey, Sujata, THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE
Masterman, Becky, WE WERE KILLERS ONCE
Mather, Matthew, THE DREAMING TREE
McDonald, Brian, OLD SOULS
McKenzie, Catherine, I’LL NEVER TELL
Merritt, Stephanie, WHILE YOU SLEEP
Methos, Victor, THE HALLOWS
Michaelides, Alex, THE SILENT PATIENT
Mina, Denise, CONVICTION
Mizushima, Margaret, TRACKING GAME
Molin, Meghan Scott, THE QUEEN CON
Monago, Ellie, CONFIDENTIAL
Montclair, Allison, THE RIGHT SORT OF MAN
Montgomery, Jess, THE WIDOWS
Mosse, Kate, THE BURNING CHAMBERS
Mukherjee, Abir, SMOKE AND ASHES
Nesbo, Jo, KNIFE
Noonan, R.J., IN THE LINE OF FIRE
North, Alex, THE WHISPER MAN
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WAKE
Page, Nora, READ ON ARRIVAL
Palmer, D.J., SAVING MEGHAN
Panowich, Brian, LIKE LIONS
Parks, Brad, THE LAST ACT
Parra, Nancy J., SEVEN DEADLY SINS
Patterson, Jorge Zepeda, THE BLACK JERSEY
Pavone, Chris, THE PARIS DIVERSION
Peikoff, Kira, MOTHER KNOWS BEST
Penrose, Andrea, MURDER AT KENSINGTON PALACE
Peper, Eliot, BREACH
Perkins, S.C., MURDER ONCE REMOVED
Perks, Heidi, HER ONE MISTAKE
Perry, Carol J., FINAL EXAM
Perry, Thomas , THE BURGLAR
Petrie, Nick, TEAR IT DOWN
Pitoniak, Anna , NECESSARY PEOPLE
Pronzini, Bill, THE FLIMFLAM AFFAIR
Putnam, David, THE RECKLESS
Putnam, Jonathan F., A HOUSE DIVIDED
Quinn, Holly, A CRAFTER HOOKS A KILLER
Quirk, Matthew, THE NIGHT AGENT
Rankin, Ian, IN A HOUSE OF LIES
Raybourn, Deanna, A DANGEROUS COLLABORATION
Reeve, Alex, HALF MOON STREET
Reich, Christopher, CROWN JEWEL
Rice, Christopher, BLOOD ECHO
Ripley, Nathan, YOUR LIFE IS MINE
Roanhorse, Rebecca, STORM OF LOCUSTS
Robards, Karen, THE FIFTH DOCTRINE
Robinson, Maggie, WHO’S SORRY NOW?
Robinson, Peter, CARELESS LOVE
Rosenfelt, David, BLACK AND BLUE
Rosenstiel, Tom, THE GOOD LIE
Rowland, Laura Joh, THE HANGMAN’S SECRET
Roy, Lori, GONE TOO LONG
Rozan, S.J., PAPER SON
Russell, Craig, THE DEVIL ASPECT
Ryan, Jennifer, THE SPIES OF SHILLING LANE
Sager, Riley, LOCK EVERY DOOR
Sandford, John, NEON PREY
Sansom, C.J., TOMBLAND
Savage, Vanessa, THE WOMAN IN THE DARK
Schaffhausen, Joanna, NO MERCY
Schneider, Anthony, LOWDOWN
Scott, J. Todd, THIS SIDE OF NIGHT
Scottoline, Lisa, SOMEONE KNOWS
Shelton, Paige, THE LOCH NESS PAPERS
Siger, Jeffrey, THE MYKONOS MOB
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa, THE RECKONING
Skalka, Patricia, DEATH BY THE BAY
Souza, Joseph, PRAY FOR THE GIRL
Spain, Jo, BENEATH THE SURFACE
Spain, Jo, WITH OUR BLESSING
Spence, Gerry, COURT OF LIES
Stevens, Taylor, LIARS’ PARADOX
Stone, Victoria Helen, FALSE STEP
Stringer, Jay, MARAH CHASE AND THE CONQUEROR’S TOMB
Swanson, Peter, BEFORE SHE KNEW HIM
Swinson, David, TRIGGER
Tarloff, Erik, THE WOMAN IN BLACK
Taylor, Brad, DAUGHTER OF WAR
Taylor, David C., NIGHT WATCH
Thomas, Keith, DAHLIA BLACK
Thompson, Victoria, MURDER ON TRINITY PLACE
Thor, Brad, BACKLASH
Todd, Charles, THE BLACK ASCOT
Trent, Christine, A MURDEROUS MALADY
Tudor, C.J., THE HIDING PLACE
Tursten, Helene, HUNTING GAME
Tuti, Ilaria, FLOWERS OVER THE INFERNO
Tyce, Harriet, BLOOD ORANGE
Vilhauer, Ruvanee Pietersz, THE MASK COLLECTORS
Walker, Wendy, THE NIGHT BEFORE
Ward, Annie, BEAUTIFUL BAD
Watterson, Kate, BLINDSIDED
Webb, Betty, DESERT REDEMPTION
Welsh, Kaite, THE UNQUIET HEART
Wendig, Chuck, VULTURES
White, Christian, THE NOWHERE CHILD
Willocks, Tim, MEMO FROM TURNER
Wilson, F. Paul, THE VOID PROTOCOL
Wimberley, Darryl, POST FACTO
Winspear, Jacqueline, THE AMERICAN AGENT
Winters, Ben H., GOLDEN STATE
Wyler, Allen, DEADLY ODDS 2.0
Young, Hester, THE BURNING ISLAND

Best First Novel

Akers, W.M., WESTSIDE
Allen, Jason, THE EAST END
Bartz, Andrea, THE LOST NIGHT
Berry, Connie, A DREAM OF DEATH
Brecher, Christin, MURDER’S NO VOTIVE CONFIDENCE
Collins, Megan, THE WINTER SISTER
Connolly, Maureen Joyce, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS
Dimberg, Kelsey Rae, GIRL IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR
Dow, David R., CONFESSIONS OF AN INNOCENT MAN
Downing, Samantha, MY LOVELY WIFE
Fargo, Layne, TEMPER
Fitzpatrick, Lydia, LIGHTS ALL NIGHT LONG
Gough, Alfred &, Millar, Miles, DOUBLE EXPOSURE
Jacobs, R.J., AND THEN YOU WERE GONE
Kim, Angie, MIRACLE CREEK
Lelchuk, S.A., SAVE ME FROM DANGEROUS MEN
Mancusi, Nicholas, A PHILOSOPHY OF RUIN
Marcantonio, Patricia, FELICITY CARROL AND THE PERILOUS PURSUIT
Martinson, T.J., THE REIGN OF THE KINGFISHER
McDonald, Christina, THE NIGHT OLIVIA FELL
McMahon, John, THE GOOD DETECTIVE
Medearis, Wil, RESTORATION HEIGHTS
Miller, Michele W., WIDOWS-IN-LAW
Mobley, Max, HOWARD & DEBBIE
Norman, August, COME AND GET ME
Petrova, Danilea, HER DAUGHTER’S MOTHER
Scott, E.G., THE WOMAN INSIDE
Struzan, Dylan, A BLOODY BUSINESS
Vandelly, T. Marie, THEME MUSIC
Vonderau, Carl, MURDERABILIA
Walker, Caroline Louise, MAN OF THE YEAR
Wheaton, M.G., EMILY ETERNAL
Wilkinson, Lauren, AMERICAN SPY

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Best Paperback/E-Book Original

Adams, Ellery, MURDER IN THE READING ROOM
Alexander, Ellie, LIVE AND LET PIE
Allen, J.D., SKIN GAME
Andrews, V.C., THE SILHOUETTE GIRL
Bailey, Robert, THE FINAL RECKONING
Baker, Bree, NO GOOD TEA GOES UNPUNISHED
Belle, Kimberly, DEAR WIFE
Bellotto, Tony, BELLINI AND THE SPHINX
Bernt, Eric, THE SOUND OF ECHOES
Blake, Bethany, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING MEWED
Boyle, Gerry, RANDOM ACT
Brady, A.F., ONCE A LIAR
Brennan, Allison, STORM WARNING
Brennan, Allison, NOTHING TO HIDE
Brightwell, Emily, MRS. JEFFRIES DELIVERS THE GOODS
Bruns, Catherine, PENNE DREADFUL
Bryan, Mollie Cox, THE JEAN HARLOW BOMBSHELL
Budewitz, Leslie, CHAI ANOTHER DAY
Burton, Mary, HIDE AND SEEK
Cahoon, Lynn, MOTHER’S DAY MAYHEM
Cahoon, Lynn, ONE POTATO, TWO POTATO, DEAD
Cahoon, Lynn, CORNED BEEF AND CASUALTIES
Cahoon, Lynn, SCONED TO DEATH
Caine, Rachel, WOLFHUNTER RIVER
Calkins, Susanna, MURDER KNOCKS TWICE
Cameron, Kenneth, THE SECOND WOMAN
Camilleri, Andrea, THE OVERNIGHT KIDNAPPER
Carpenter, Emily, UNTIL THE DAY I DIE
Carswell, Sean, DEAD EXTRA
Carswell, Sean, DEAD EXTRA
Chandlar, L.A., THE PEARL DAGGER
Chapman, Brenda, TURNING SECRETS
Chien, Vivien, MURDER LO MEIN
Clark, Becky, FOUL PLAY ON WORDS
Clark, C. Hope, DYING ON EDISTO
Clark, Michael J., MAHONEY’S CAMARO
Collins, Max Allan, GIRL MOST LIKELY
Conte, Cate, THE TELL TAIL HEART
Cooper, Doug, FOCUS LOST
Diskin, E.C., DESPERATE PATHS
Duff, Avery, THE BOARDWALK OPTION
Elliot, Kendra, A MERCIFUL PROMISE
Elliott, Kendra, A MERCIFUL FATE
Ford, G.M., HEAVY ON THE DEAD
Frasier, Anne, THE BODY KEEPER
Gilstrap, John, TOTAL MAYHEM
Girard, Danielle, EXPIRE
Goodman, Carol, THE NIGHT VISITORS
Green, Ellen J., ABSOLUTION
Green, Layton, A SHATTERED LENS
Greenaway, R.M., FLIGHTS AND FALLS
Griffin, Laura, HER DEADLY SECRETS
Gudenkauf, Heather, BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND
Hamilton, Victoria, A GENTLEWOMAN’S GUIDE TO MURDER
Hannah, Darci, CHERRY SCONES & BROKEN BONES
Hennrikus, J.A., WITH A KISS I DIE
Hix, Aimee, DARK STREETS, COLD SUBURBS
Hollon, Cheryl, DOWN IN FLAMES
Holloway, Meghan, ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH
Houston, Victoria, DEAD BIG DAWG
Hruska, Alan, THE INGLORIOUS ARTS
Huber, Anna Lee, AN ARTLESS DEMISE
Hunsicker, Harry, TEXAS SICARIO
Hunter, Cara, IN THE DARK
Hutchinson, Dot, THE VANISHING SEASON
Ireland, Sandra, BONE DEEP
Jennings, Luke, KILLING EVE: NO TOMORROW
Johnston, Linda O., FOR A GOOD PAWS
Jonasson, Ragnar, RUPTURE
Jones, Allen Morris, SWEENEY ON THE ROCKS
Judson, Daniel, THE SHADOW AGENT
Kara, Lesley, THE RUMOR
Kay, Arlene, DEATH BY DOG SHOW
Kazimer, J.A., A SHOT OF MURDER
Kelly, Diane, DEAD AS A DOOR KNOCKER
Kirk, Shannon, GRETCHEN
Lanouette, Marian, ALL THE DIRTY SECRETS
Lashner, William, FREEDOM ROAD
Laurin, Nina, THE STARTER WIFE
Lawrence, Mary, THE ALCHEMIST OF LOST SOULS
Lehtolainen, Leena, WHERE HAVE ALL THE YOUNG GIRLS GONE
Leigh, Melinda, SECRETS NEVER DIE
Lutz, John, THE HAVANA GAME
Maldonado, Isabella, DEATH BLOW
Maloney, Leo J., WAR OF SHADOWS
Masters, S.R., KILLER YOU KNOW
Matthews, Olivia, ALIBIS & ANGELS
Maxwell, Edith, CHARITY’S BURDEN
Maxwell, Eliza, THE SHADOW WRITER
McAllister, Gillian, THE GOOD SISTER
McBride, Matthew, END OF THE OCEAN
McKinnon, Hannah Mary, HER SECRET SON
McPherson, Catriona, SCOT & SODA
Mitzner, Adam, A MATTER OF WILL
Mofina, Rick, MISSING DAUGHTER
Moore, Jonathan, BLOOD RELATIONS
Myers, Jr., William L., A KILLER’S ALIBI
Nickless, Barb, AMBUSH
Nordbo, Mads Peder, THE GIRL WITHOUT SKIN
O’Donohue, Clare, BREAKING THE DANCE
Olsen, Gregg, LYING NEXT TO ME
Orr, Jill, THE UGLY TRUTH
Pandian, Gigi, THE ALCHEMIST’S ILLUSION
Pape, Sharon, MAGICKAL MYSTERY LORE
Parks, Alan, FEBRUARY’S SONS
Perini, Robini, FORGOTTEN LEGACY
Poulsen, David A., NONE SO DEADLY
Pressey, Rose, FASHIONS FADE, HAUNTED IS ETERNAL
Randall, Gregory C., SAIGON RED
Randall, Shari, DRAWN AND BUTTERED
Redmond, Lissa Marie, THE MURDER BOOK
Redmond, Lissa Marie, A MEANS TO AN END
Reed, Rick, THE CLEANEST KILL
Rendon, Marcie R., GIRL GONE MISSING
Round, Jeffrey, SHADOW PUPPET
Rowley, Emma, WHERE THE MISSING GO
Serong, Jock, PRESERVATION
Shaffer, Andrew, HOPE RIDES AGAIN
Shames, Terry, A RISKY UNDERTAKING FOR LORETTA SINGLETARY
Silvis, Randall, A LONG WAY DOWN
Slimani, Leila, ADELE
Smith, J.P., THE DROWNING
Stanley, Michael, SHOOT THE BASTARDS
Steinke, Lisa &, Fenton, Liz, THE TWO LILA BENNETTS
Stone, Jacob, UNLEASHED
Tantimedh, Adi, HER FUGITIVE HEART
Tate, Courtney Evan, I’LL BE WATCHING YOU
Thomas, Wendall, DROWNED UNDER
Townsend, Peggy, THE THIN EDGE
Trafford, J.D., WITHOUT PRECEDENT
Valcárcel, Guillermo, SHADOWS ACROSS AMERICA
Valcárcel, Guillermo, COUNTERFEIT
Veste, Luca, THE BONE KEEPER
Wagner, David P., ROMAN COUNT DOWN
Weber, Tracy, MURDER LIKES IT HOT
Weiss, Kirsten, PIE HARD
Weiss, Kirsten, CHOCOLATE A LA MURDER
Weiss, Martin Jay, FLAMINGO COAST
White, Kate, SUCH A PERFECT WIFE
White, Loreth Anne, THE DARK BONES
Williams, Penelope, LIES THAT BIND
Wilson, Carter , THE DEAD GIRL IN 2A
Womack, Gwendolyn, THE TIME COLLECTOR
Wortham, Reavis Z., HAWKE’S TARGET

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Best Fact Crime

Bowden, Mark, THE LAST STONE: A MASTERPIECE OF CRIMINAL INTERROGATION
Bricklin, Julia, BLONDE RATTLESNAKE: BURMAH ADAMS, TOM WHITE, AND THE 1933 CRIME SPRESS THAT TERRORIZED LOS ANGELES
Callahan, Maureen, AMERICAN PREDATOR: THE HUNT FOR THE MOST METICULOUS SERIAL KILLER OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Cep, Casey, FURIOUS HOURS: MURDER, FRAUD, AND THE LAST TRIAL OF HARPER LEE
Cohen, Rich, THE LAST PIRATE OF NEW YORK: A GHOST SHIP, A KILLER, AND THE BIRTH OF A GANGSTER NATION
Dekle Sr., George R., SIX CAPSULES: THE GILDED AGE MURDER OF HELEN POTTS
Fanning, Diane, DEATH ON THE RIVER: A FIANCEE’S DARK SECRETS AND A KAYAK TRIP TURNED DEADLY
Franscell, Ron, ALICE & GERALD: A HOMICIDAL LOVE STORY
Gardner, Charles A., DANNEMORA: TWO ESCAPED KILLERS, THREE WEEKS OF TERROR, AND THE LARGEST MANHUNT EVER IN NEW YORK STATE
Harman, Claire, MURDER BY THE BOOK: THE MURDER THAT SHOCKED DICKENS’ LONDON
Hogan, Shanna, SECRETS OF A MARINE’S WIFE: A TRUE STORY OF MARRIAGE, OBSESSION AND MURDER
Houlahan, Peter, NORCO ’80: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR BANK ROBBERY IN AMERICAN HISTORY
Humes, Edward, BURNED: A STORY OF MURDER AND THE CRIME THAT WASN’T
Komar, Debra, THE COURT OF BETTER FICTION: THREE TRIALS, TWO EXECUTIONS, AND ARCTIC SOVEREIGNTY
Levin, Josh, THE QUEEN: THE FORGOTTEN LIFE BEHIND AN AMERICAN MYTH
Maier, Thomas, MAFIA SPIES: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE CIA, GANGSTERS, JFK, AND CASTRO
McConnell, Virginia A., THE BELLE OF BEDFORD AVENUE: THE SENSATIONAL BROOKS-BURNS MURDER IN TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY NEW YORK
McFate, Sean, THE NEW RULES OF WAR: VICTORY IN THE AGE OF DURABLE DISORDER
O’Neill, Eric, GRAY DAY: MY UNDERCOVER MISSION TO EXPOSE AMERICA’S FIRST CYBER SPY
O’Neill, Tomo &, Piepenbring, Dan, CHAOS: CHARLES MANSON, THE CIA, AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE SIXTIES
Petrovich, Curt, BLAMED AND BROKEN: THE MOUNTIES AND THE DEATH OF ROBERT DZIEKANSKI
Phelps, M. William, WHERE MONSTERS HIDE: SEX, MURDER, AND MADNESS IN THE MIDWEST
Polchin, James, INDECENT ADVANCES: A HIDDEN HISTORY OF TRUE CRIME AND PREJUDICE BEFORE STONEWALL
Ratliff, Evan, THE MASTERMIND: DRUGS. EMPIRE. MURDER. BETRAYAL
Robertson, Cara, THE TRIAL OF LIZZIE BORDEN
Rubenhold, Hallie, THE FIVE: THE UNTOLD LIVES OF THE WOMEN KILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER
Stone, MD, Michael H. &, Brucato, PhD, Gary, THE NEW EVIL: UNDERSTANDING THE EMERGENCE OF MODERN VIOLENT CRIME
Wright, Evan, BAD THERAPIST

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Best Critical-Biographical

Billheimer, John, HITCHCOCK AND THE CENSORS
Hull, Christopher, OUR MAN DOWN IN HAVANA: THE STORY BEHIND GRAHAM GREENE’S COLD WAR SPY NOVEL

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Best Short Story

Abrahams, Tom, “TOLERANCE” – HOUSTON NOIR
Alef, Rob, “DOG TAG AFTERNOON” – BERLIN NOIR
Allyn, Doug, “THE WEDDING CRASHER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Allyn, Doug, “THE GIRLS IN THE FOURTH ROW” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Amatmoekrim, Karin, “SILENT DAYS” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Annas, Max, “LOCAL TRAIN” – BERLIN NOIR
Appel, René &, Pachter, Josh, “STARRY, STARRY NIGHT” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Baker, Chad, “THE SMOKING BANDIT OF LAKESIDE TERRACE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Baldwin, Shauna Singh, “TWO CENTS” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Beck, Zoë, “DORA” – BERLIN NOIR
Benali, Abdelkader, “THE GIRL AT THE END OF THE LINE” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Berg, Michael, “WELCOME TO AMSTERDAM” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Bervoets, Hanna, “THE TOWER” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Black, Pat, “THE FIRST DAY OF THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Blackwood, Pamela, “JUSTICE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Bohnet, Katja, “FASHION WEEK” – BERLIN NOIR
Boswell, Robert, “THE USE OF LANDSCAPE” – HOUSTON NOIR
Bracken, Michael, “WISHING TREE” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Brett, Simon, “ENTRIES AND EXITS” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Capel, Theo, “LUCKY SEVENS” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Carr, Shelly Dickson, “THE BEACON HILL SUICIDE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Causey, James E., “THE CLEM” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Clancy, Christi, “‘MOCKING SEASON” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Cody, Liza, “LIFE AND DEATH IN T-SHIRTS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Cohen, Ute, “VALVERDE” – BERLIN NOIR
Coleman, Reed Farrel, “SUMMERFEST ’76” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Cortez, Sarah, “PHOTO ALBUM” – HOUSTON NOIR
Coward, Mat, “WHAT INVISIBLE MEANS” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Coward, Mat, “SHALL I BE MURDER? – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Cowgill, Michael, “CALL ME CHUCKLES” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Crandell, Doug, “SHANTY FALLS” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Cross, Vida, “ALL DRESSED IN RED” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Dale, John, “GOOD BOY, BAD GIRL” – SYDNEY NOIR
Dapin, Mark, “IN THE COURT OF THE LION KING” – SYDNEY NOIR
Davidson, Hilary, “HONOR THY FATHER” – MYSTERY TRIBUNE
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE PEESCHWET” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE PAIN” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
de Waal, Simon, “SALVATION” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Dean, David, “SNOW BOY” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Dean, David, “THE DUELIST” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Deaver, Jeffery, “CAPTIVATED”
den Hollander, Loes, “THE STRANGER INSIDE ME” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Dilts, Catherine, “REAL COWGIRLS DON’T CRY” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Dirckx, John H., “A SIX-PIPE PROBLEM” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
DiSclafani, Anton, “TANGLED” – HOUSTON NOIR
Doyle, Peter, “GOOD BLOKE” – SYDNEY NOIR
Drewe, Robert, “THE RAZOR” – SYDNEY NOIR
DuBois, Brendan, “SIDEWAYS BREAKFAST” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
DuBois, Brendan, “THE WORKOUT” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Dunlap, Susan, “AUNT JENNA WAS A SPY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Edwards, Martin, “THE GIRL ON THE BANDWAGON” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Egan, Kevin, “THE COURTHOUSE PAPERBOY” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Evans, Stephanie Jaye, “JAMIE’S MOTHER” – HOUSTON NOIR
Faherty, Terence, “MARGO AND THE RED CARNATION” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Faherty, Terence, “THE CARDBOARD BOX” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Fall, Melissa, “PHOTO FINISHED” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Floyd, John M., “ON THE ROAD WITH MARY JO” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Fulton, Ceclila, “THE FATHER OF THE CORPSE” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Gilling, Tom, “RIP-OFF” – SYDNEY NOIR
Gore, Steven, “PRIVATE JUSTICE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Groschupf, Johannes, “HEINRICHPLATZ BLUES” – BERLIN NOIR
Guillebea, Michael, “THE SMOOTH JOY OF ONE GOOD STEP” – MYSTERY WEEKLY
Halter, Paul, “THE HELM OF HADES” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Hamilton, Jane, “FRIENDSHIP” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Hann, Keith, “THE DRAGON’S MARK” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Harriell, Derrick, “THERE’S A RIOT GOIN’ ON” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Hart, Carolyn , “ALL KINDS OF FEAR” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Hart, Rob, “BUTCHER’S BLOCK” – TAKE-OUT AND OTHER TALES OF CULINARY CRIME
Hart, Rob, “SWIPE LEFT” – TAKE-OUT AND OTHER TALES OF CULINARY CRIME
Hart, Rob, “HAVE YOU EATEN?” – TAKE-OUT AND OTHER TALES OF CULINARY CRIME
Helgerson, Joe, “THE CASE OF THE THIRTEENTH BEARD” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Hensel, Kai, “CUM COPS” – BERLIN NOIR
Hockensmith, Steve, “MY CHRISTMAS STORY” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Huneycutt, Sophia, “A PERFECT LIFE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Isik, Murat, “THE MAN ON THE JETTY” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Jahn, Ryan David, “ALL THIS DISTANT BEAUTY” – MYSTERY TRIBUNE
Jónasson, Ragnar, “DON’T PANIC” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Joslyn, Mark, “BONDED” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Kastura, Thomas, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Koch, Herman, “ANKLE MONITOR” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Koh, Julie, “THE PATTERNMAKER” – SYDNEY NOIR
Kohler, Sheila, “THE DARLING” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Koreto, R.J., “THE GIRL ON THE ROOF” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Laken, Valerie, “RUNOFF” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Lantigua, John, “THE REVENGE OF THE PUMA” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Law, Janice, “THE MAN ACROSS THE HALL” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Law, Janice, “MY COMPANION” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Lawson, B.V., “A FLASH OF RED” – MYSTERY WEEKLY
Levinson, Robert S., “ALL ABOUT EVIE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Limprecht, Eleanor, “IN THE DUNES” – SYDNEY NOIR
Lindley, Steve, “A MATTER OF TRUST AND SURVEILLANCE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Littlewood, Parker, “BUCK AND WILEY MAKE THEIR OWN LUCK” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Lopresti, Robert , “PLEASE DO NOT DISTURB” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Lord, Gabrielle, “SLOW BURN” – SYDNEY NOIR
MacGregor, T.J., “HURRICANE JONAH” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Malliet, G.M., “WHITEOUT” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Mangeot, Robert, “STAR OF ZOE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Margitza, Franz, “EULALIA” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Marks, Paul D., “THE BOX” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Marks, Paul D., “FADE-OUT ON BUNKER HILL” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Matera, Lia, “SNOW JOB” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Mazuk, Harley, “THE ROAD FROM MANZANAR” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
McCormick, William Burton, MURDER IN THE SECOND ACT” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
McCormick, William Burton, “MURDER WITH A FLICK OF THE WRIST” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
McKinty, Adrian, “FROM HELL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
McLaren, Philip, “BLACK CUL-DE-SAC” – SYDNEY NOIR
Milstein, Mark, “A CURIOUS TRANSACTION” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Morales, Jennifer, “COUSINS” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Moran, Terrie Farley, “FLAMINGO BINGO” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Moran, Terrie Farley, “SQUEEZER AND BONGO” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Moran, Terrie Farley, “THE HAIL MARY PLAY” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Mouton, Deborah D.E.E.P., “WHERE THE ENDS MEET” – HOUSTON NOIR
Muessig, Chris, “FINITE JEST” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Newton, P.M., “CHINAMAN’S BEACH” – SYDNEY NOIR
Ngũgũi, Wanjikũ Wa, “MILE’S BLUES” – HOUSTON NOIR
Oates, Joyce Carol, “THE WOMEN FRIENDS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Orchard, J.L., “A QUESTION OF RABBITS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Orsi, Carlos, “HATRED IN THE HOUSE OF PRAYER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Otten, Christine, “SOUL MATES” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Pachter, Josh, “LAST CALL AT THE BAR OF INVARIABLE LENGTH” – MYSTERY WEEKLY
Pachter, Josh, “A STUDY IN SCARLETT!,” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Panowich, Brian, “THE BROKEN WING” – CRIMINAL ELEMENT
Perry, Adrienne, “ONE IN THE FAMILY” – HOUSTON NOIR
Petrie, Nick, “THE NEIGHBOR” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Pico, Pia, “THE FALLS OF WESTPARK” – HOUSTON NOIR
Polites, Peter, “TOXIC NOSTALGIA” – SYDNEY NOIR
Prigge, Matthew J., “3RD STREET WALTZ” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Pronzini, Bill, “BUG” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Pronzini, Bill, “THE SHREW” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Ramirez, Reyes, “XITALI ZARAGOZA, CURANDERA” – HOUSTON NOIR
Redhead, Leigh, “THE TRANSMUTATION OF SEX” – SYDNEY NOIR
Renwick, Zandra, “THE DEAD MAN’S DOG” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Rescue, Robert, “ONE OF THESE DAYS” – BERLIN NOIR
Ribchester, Lucy, “MORTAL THOUGHTS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Rojas, Icess Fernandez, “HAPPY HUNTING” – HOUSTON NOIR
Ross, Gary Earl, “NICKEL CITY SANCTUARY” – MYSTERY TRIBUNE
Rutter, Eric, “MRS. CARTER” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Sarwar, Sehba, “RAILWAY TRACK” – HOUSTON NOIR
Sayer, Mandy, “THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT” – SYDNEY NOIR
Saygin, Susanne, “THE BEAUTY OF KENILWORTH IVY” – BERLIN NOIR
Schwartz, Leslie Contreras, “CITY OF GIRLS” – HOUSTON NOIR
Scotti, Anna, “FROM DEEP WITHIN THE EARTH, SHE SMILED” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Seamon, Hollis, “DEAD PEOPLE’S CLOTHES” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Sellers, Peter, “CLOSING DOORS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Sen, Jyotirmoyee Devi, “THE QUEEN AND THE CONCUBINE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Shepherd, Devon, “THE WOMAN IN APARTMENT 615” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Skupa, Cheryl, “GHOST IN THE NEMAHA COUNTY COURTHOUSE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Stevens, Mark, “A BITTER THING” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Strong, Marianne Wilski, “LOUISA AND THE TUNNEL” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Taylor, Art, “BETTER DAYS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Thielman, Mark, “THE CASE OF THE TRUCULENT AVOCADO” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Thielman, Mark, “BLIND SPOT” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Thorson, Mary, “WONDERLAND” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Timmerije, Anneloes, “SPUI 13” – AMSTERDAMN NOIR
Tipton, James, “SHIVA’S EYE” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Todd, Marilyn, “BOYS WILL BE BOYS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Tolnay, Tom, “PAPA’S SNOWSHOES” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Tranter, Kirsten, “THE PASSENGER” – SYDNEY NOIR
Turnbull, Peter, “TOM OF TINSLEY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
van den Berg, Walter, “GET RICH QUICK” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
van Keulen, Mensje, “DEVIL’S ISLAND” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
van Olden, Max, “SEVEN BRIDGES” – AMSTERDAM NOIR
Vernon, Gigi, “THICK AS THIEVES” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Walker, Joseph S., “BONUS ROUND” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Watson, Larry, “NIGHT CLERK” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Watts, Larry, “A DARK UNIVERSE” – HOUSTON NOIR
Wheeler, Jr., Frank , “TRANSIT COMPLAINT BOX” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Wiley, Michael, “SPRAY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Witt, Amanda, “UP IN THE AIR” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Wittekindt, Matthias, “THE INVISIBLE MAN” – BERLIN NOIR
Woelk, Ulrich, “I SPY WITH MY LITTLE EYE” – BERLIN NOIR
Wright, A.J., “GRACE” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Wuliger, Michael, “KADDISH FOR LAZAR” – BERLIN NOIR
Yasgur, Batya Swift, “POOF” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Yi, Melissa, “BLUE CHRISTMAS” – AHMM JAN-FEB 2019
Young, Hester, “WHAT BURNS BENEATH” – MYSTERY TRIBUNE
Zeltserman, Dave, “BROTHER’S KEEPER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “A WORK IN PROGRESS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Zownir, Miron, “OVERTIME” – BERLIN NOIR

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Best Juvenile

Andros, Camille, CHARLOTTE THE SCIENTIST IS SQUISHED
Bosch, Pseudonymous, UNBELIEVABLE OLIVER AND THE FOUR JOKERS
Bouwman, H.M., A TEAR IN THE OCEAN
Bunker, Lisa, ZENOBIA JULY
Cajoleas, Jimmy, THE RAMBLING
Cali, Davide, MYSTERY CLUB
Campbell, K.G., A SMALL ZOMBIE PROBLEM
Connolly, MarcyKate, COMET RISING
Duble, Kathleen Benner, THE ROOT OF MAGIC
Fayers, Claire, THE BOOK OF UNWYSE MAGIC
Funaro, Gregory, WATCH HOLLOW
Gibbs, Stuart, LION DOWN
Gibbs, Stuart, SPY SCHOOL BRITISH INVASION
Giles, Lamar, THE LAST LAST-DAY-OF-SUMMER
Grabenstein, Chris, MR. LEMONCELLO’S ALL-STAR BREAKOUT GAME
Haddix, Margaret Peterson, THE STRANGERS (GREYSTONE SECRETS #1)
Hannibal, James R., THE CLOCKWORK DRAGON
Hapka, Catherine, CLUE BY CLUE
Haydu, Corey Ann, EVENTOWN
Holyoak, Shauna, KAZU JONES AND THE DENVER DOGNAPPERS
Hopkinson, Deborah, HOW I BECAME A SPY
Howard, Greg, THE WHISPERS
James, Laura, FABIO THE WORLD’S GREATEST FLAMINGO DETECTIVE: THE CASE OF THE MISSING HIPPO
Kane, Karen, CHARLIE & FROG: THE BONEY HAND
Lloyd, Natalie, OVER THE MOON
Lupica, Mike, THE ZACH & ZOE MYSTERIES: THE SOCCER SECRET
Lupica, Mike, THE ZACH & ZOE MYSTERIES: THE HOCKEY RINK HUNT
Nobel, Julia, THE MYSTERY OF BLACK HOLLOW LANE
Quinn, Spencer, RUFF VS. FLUFF
Riley, James, REVENGE OF MAGIC
Ross, Susan, SEARCHING FOR LOTTIE
Scott, Kevin John, FREDERIK SANDWICH AND THE MAYOR WHO LOST HER MARBLES
Shumaker, Heather, THE GRIFFINS OF CASTLE CARY
Smith, Ronald L., OWLS HAVE COME TO TAKE US AWAY
Sparrow, Katherine, LITTLE APOCALYPSE
Standish, Ali, AUGUST ISLE
Steinke, Aron Nels, MYSTERY CLUB
Stokes, Jonathan W., ADDISON COOKE AND THE RING OF DESTINY
Strong, Karen, JUST SOUTH OF HOME
Trukhyan, Ekaterina, LITTLE FOX AND THE MISSING MOON
Tucker, Laura, ALL THE GREYS ON GREENE STREET
Van Dolzer, Krista, THE MULTIPLYING MYSTERIES OF MOUNT TEN
Vaught, Susan, ME AND SAM-SAM HANDLE THE APOCALYPSE
West, Jacqueline &, Pirates, Story, THE STORY PIRATES PRESENTS: DIGGING UP DANGER
Yardi, Robin, OWL’S OUTSTANDING DONUTS

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Best Young Adult

Ahmadi, Arvin, GIRL GONE VIRAL
Anstey, Cindy, THE HUMMINGBIRD DAGGER
Balog, Cyn, THAT NIGHT
Barnes, Jennifer Lynn, THE LOVELY AND THE LOST
Barr, Emily, THE TRUTH AND LIES OF ELLA BLACK
Bennett, Jenn, SERIOUS MOONLIGHT
Cavallaro, Brittany, A QUESTION OF HOLMES
Clark, Lillian, IMMORAL CODE
Cole, Olivia A., AN ANATOMY OF BEASTS
Cook, Eileen, YOU OWE ME A MURDER
Everett, Sarah, NO ONE HERE IS LONELY
Frick, Kit, ALL EYES ON US
Giles, Lamar, SPIN
Granger, A.J., SISTERHOOD
Griffin, Sarah Maria, OTHER WORDS FOR SMOKE
Grove, S.E., THE WANING AGE
Henry, Emily, WHEN THE SKY FELL ON SPLENDOR
Johnson, Maureen, THE VANISHING STAR
Johnston, Jeffry W., THE FOLLOWING
Kittredge, Caitlin, DREAMING DARKLY
Kwaymullina, Ambelin &, Kwaymullina, Ezekiel, THE THINGS SHE’S SEEN
Kwitney, Alisa, CORPSE & CROWN
Lewis, Stewart, LOOK CLOSER
Loutzenhiser, Katy, IF YOU’RE OUT THERE
Lucier, Makiia, SONG OF THE ABYSS
Mather, Adriana, KILLING NOVEMBER
McGinnis, Mindy, HEROINE
McManus, Karen M., TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET
Miranda, Megan, COME FIND ME
Morrissey, Bridget, WHEN THE LIGHT WENT OUT
Needell, Claire, THE FIRST TRUE THING
Nunn, Malla, WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD
Oakes, Colleen, THE BLACK COATS
Perez, K.K., THE TESLA LEGACY
Power, Rory, WILDER GIRLS
Preston, Natasha, THE LOST
Ribay, Randy, PATRON SAINTS OF NOTHING
Rothenberg, Jess, THE KINGDOM
Scholte, Astrid, FOUR DEAD QUEENS
Simmons, Kristen, THE DECEIVERS
Stanley, Shalanda, NICK AND JUNE WERE HERE
Thomas, Leah, WILD AND CROOKED
Tyler, Bridget, THE PIONEER
Young, Suzanne, GIRLS WITH SHARP STICKS
Zdrok, Jodie Lynn, SPECTACLE

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Best TV Episode

Abbott, Paul, “PAYBACK” – NO OFFENCE
Biederman, Ian, “MY BROTHER’S KEEPER” – BLUE BLOODS
Biederman, Ian, “STRANGE BEDFELLOWS” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “BLUES” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “SOMETHING BLUE” – BLUE BLOODS
Fisher, Lang, “HE SAID, SHE SAID” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Kolb, Carol, “TICKING CLOCKS” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Marquess, Paul, “THE POLITICAN’S SON” – LONDON KILLS
Niel, Chris, “AGATHA RAISIN AND THE CURIOUS CURATE” – AGATHA RAISIN
Noble, Justin, “CRIME SCENE” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Noble, Justin, “SICKO” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “RIPPLE EFFECT” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “COMMON ENEMIES” – BLUE BLOODS
Phillips, David, “CINCO DE MAYO” – BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
Riley, Kevin, “TWO-FACED” – BLUE BLOODS
Solomon, Allie, “RECTIFY” – BLUE BLOODS
Solomon, Allie, “MILESTONES” – BLUE BLOODS
Tomalin, Paul, “ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT” – NO OFFENCE
Truly, Daniel, “PAST TENSE” – BLUE BLOODS
Truly, Daniel, “IDENTIFY” – BLUE BLOODS
Truly, Daniel, “DISTRUPTED” – BLUE BLOODS
Whitmore, Ed, “EPISODE 1,” – MANHUNT
Whitmore, Ed, “EPISODE 2” – MANHUNT
Whitmore, Ed, “EPISODE 3” – MANHUNT

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Causey, James E., “THE CLEM” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Cowgill, Michael, “CALL ME CHUCKLES” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Cross, Vida, “ALL DRESSED IN RED” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Fall, Melissa, “PHOTO FINISHED” – AHMM MAY-JUNE 2019
Fulton, Ceclila, “THE FATHER OF THE CORPSE” – EQMM JAN-FEB 2019
Harriell, Derrick, “THERE’S A RIOT GOIN’ ON” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Huneycutt, Sophia, “A PERFECT LIFE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Margitza, Franz, “EULALIA” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Milstein, Mark, “A CURIOUS TRANSACTION” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019
Mouton, Deborah D.E.E.P., “WHERE THE ENDS MEET” – HOUSTON NOIR
Prigge, Matthew J., “3RD STREET WALTZ” – MILWAUKEE NOIR
Skupa, Cheryl, “GHOST IN THE NEMAHA COUNTY COURTHOUSE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL 2019

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Alexander, Ellie, LIVE AND LET PIE
Armstrong, Kelley, WATCHER IN THE WOODS
Armstrong, Kelley, WHEREVE SHE GOES
Avon, Joy, SWEET TEA AND SECRETS
Berry, Connie, A DREAM OF DEATH
Blake, Elizabeth , PRIDE, PREJUDICE, AND POISON
Blake, Heather, A WITCH TO REMEMBER
Brody, Frances, A SNAPSHOT OF MURDER
Brook, Allison, BURIED IN THE STACKS
Burdette, Lucy, A DEADLY FEAST
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, AND THEN THEY WERE DOOMED
Byron, Ellen , FATAL CAJUN FESTIVAL
Calkins, Susanna, MURDER KNOCKS TWICE
Chase, Julie, CAT GOT YOUR CROWN
Chien, Vivien, MURDER LO MEIN
Connolly, Sheila, THE LOST TRAVELLER
Conte, Cate, THE TELL TAIL HEART
Copperman, E.J., BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL
Duncan, Elizabeth J., REMEMBERING THE DEAD
Elo, Elisabeth, FINDING KATARINA M.
Flower, Amanda, MURDERS AND METAPHORS
Fredericks, Mariah, DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN
Freeman, Dianne, A LADY’S GUIDE TO GOSSIP AND MURDER
Gates, Eva, SOMETHING RED SOMETHING DEAD
Gerard, Anna , PEACH CLOBBERED
Gilbert, Victoria, PAST DUE FOR MURDER
Goodman, Carol, THE NIGHT VISITORS
Haines, Carolyn , GAME OF BONES
Hannah, Mari, THE DEATH MESSENGER
Karst, Leslie, MURDER FROM SCRATCH
Kelly, Diane, DEAD AS A DOOR KNOCKER
Khan, Ausma Zehanat, A DEADLY DIVIDE
Lang, Essie, TROUBLE ON THE BOOKS
Logan, Kylie, THE SCENT OF MURDER
Massey, Sujata, THE SATAPUR MOONSTONE
McPherson, Catriona, SCOT & SODA
Montclair, Allison, THE RIGHT SORT OF MAN
Montgomery, Jess, THE WIDOWS
Page, Katherine Hall, THE BODY IN THE WAKE
Page, Nora, READ ON ARRIVAL
Parra, Nancy J., SEVEN DEADLY SINS
Perkins, S.C., MURDER ONCE REMOVED
Quinn, Holly, A CRAFTER HOOKS A KILLER
Randall, Shari, DRAWN AND BUTTERED
Rowley, Emma, WHERE THE MISSING GO
Schaffhausen, Joanna, NO MERCY
Shelton, Paige, THE LOCH NESS PAPERS

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