The Edgar® Awards – 2018 Submissions

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This list includes all submissions received by the MWA national office as of November 17, 2017Appearance 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 2018.  The winners will be announced at the Edgar® Banquet on Thursday, April 26, 2018.

Best Novel

Abbott, Jeff, BLAME
Abel, James, VECTOR
Adams, Ellery, THE SECRET, BOOK & SCONE SOCIETY
Ahnhem, Stefan, THE NINTH GRAVE
Airth, Rennie George, THE DEATH OF KINGS
Akunin, Boris, THE STATE COUNSELLOR
Alexander, Ellie, DEATH ON TAP
Alexander, Tasha, DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG
Allan, Barbara , ANTIQUES FRAME
Allyn, Doug, THE JUKEBOX KINGS
Andrews, Donna , GONE GULL
Andrews, Donna , HOW THE FINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
Appel, Jacob M., THE MASK OF SANITY
Arlen, Tessa, A DEATH BY ANY OTHER NAME
Armstrong, Kelley, A DARKNESS ABSOLUTE
Atkins, Ace, THE FALLEN
Axelrod, Steven, NANTUCKET RED TICKETS
Bailey, Sarah, THE DARK LAKE
Baker, Shannon, DARK SIGNAL
Baldacci, David, THE FIX
Baldacci, David, END GAME
Barker, J.D., THE FOURTH MONKEY
Barnes, Emily, DEATH IN THE ABSTRACT
Barnes, Steven, TWELVE DAYS
Barton, Fiona, THE CHILD
Bauer, Belinda, THE BEAUTIFUL DEAD
Baugh, Carolyn, SHORELINE
Beaton, M.C., DEATH OF A GHOST
Beaton, M.C., THE WITCHES’ TREE
Beck, Haylen, HERE AND GONE
Bell, Darcey, A SIMPLE FAVOR
Benn, James R., THE DEVOURING
Benson, Raymond, THE SECRETS ON CHICORY LANE
Berenson, Alex, THE PRISONER
Berry, Steve, THE LOST ORDER
Betley, Matthew, OATH OF HONOR
Billingham, Mark, RUSH OF BLOOD
Billingham, Mark, LOVE LIKE BLOOD
Birtcher, Baron R., SOUTH CALIFORNIA PURPLES
Black, Cara, MURDER IN SAINT-GERMAIN
Black, Lisa, UNPUNISHED
Blaedel, Sara, THE LOST WOMAN
Blake, James Carlos, THE WAYS OF WOLFE
Blauner, Peter, PROVING GROUND
Bolton, Sharon, DEAD WOMAN WALKING
Boone, Ezekie, SKITTER
Booth, Claire, ANOTHER MAN’S GROUND
Bowen, Rhys, ON HER MAJESTY’S FRIGHTFULLY SECRET SERVICE
Bowen, Rhys, THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST
Box, C.J., VICIOUS CIRCLE
Box, C.J., PARADISE VALLEY
Boyce, Trudy Nan, OLD BONES
Boylan, Jennifer Finney, LONG BLACK VEIL
Brady, Conor, A HUNT IN WINTER
Brandman, Michael, MISSING PERSONS
Brekke, Jorgen, THE FIFTH ELEMENT
Brennan, Allison, SHATTERED
Broderick, William, A WHISPERED NAME
Brodrick, William, THE DAY OF THE LIE
Brody, Frances, A DEATH IN THE DALES
Brody, Frances, DEATH AT THE SEASIDE
Brook, Allison, DEATH OVERDUE
Brookmyre, Christopher, THE LAST HACK
Brown, Janelle, WATCH ME DISAPPEAR
Brown, Karen, THE CLAIRVOYANTS
Brown, Rita Mae, A HISS BEFORE DYING
Brown, Rita Mae, CRAZY LIKE A FOX
Brown, Sandra, SEEING RED
Buchanan, Tracy, NO TURNING BACK
Burnet, Graeme Macrae, THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ADELE BEDEAU
Burton, Jeffrey B., THE EULOGIST
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, SHE STOPPED FOR DEATH
Byron, Ellen, A CAJUN CHRISTMAS KILLING
Cameron, Marc, TOM CLANCY POWER AND EMPIRE
Carlisle, Anna, ALL THE SECRET PLACES
Carlson, David L., THE HUNTING ACCIDENT
Carpenter, Dana Chamblee, THE DEVIL’S BIBLE
Carter, M.J., THE DEVIL’S FEAST
Casey, Donis, RETURN OF THE RAVEN MOCKER
Casey, Jane, LET THE DEAD SPEAK
Castillo, Linda, DOWN A DARK ROAD
Chance, Maia, GIN AND PANIC
Chance, Maia, BAD HOUSEKEEPING
Chang, Henry, LUCKY
Chaon, Dan, ILL WILL
Chapman, Julia, DATE WITH DEATH
Chase, Julie, CAT GOT YOUR SECRETS
Chazin, Suzanne, A PLACE IN THE WIND
Chercover, Sean, THE SAVIOR’S GAME
Child, Lee, NO MIDDLE NAME
Child, Lee, THE MIDNIGHT LINE
Chirovici, E.O., BOOK OF MIRRORS
Chisholm, P.F., A CLASH OF SPHERES
Chodosh, Janie, CODE RED
Christie, William, A SINGLE SPY
Christopher, Adam, KILLING IS MY BUSINESS
Clark, Marcia, SNAP JUDGEMENT
Clark, Mary Higgins, ALL BY MYSELF, ALONE
Clark, Mary Higgins, EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE
Cleave, Paul, A KILLER HARVEST
Cleeves, Ann, COLD EARTH
Cleeves, Ann, THE SEAGULL
Cohen, Nancy J., FACIALS CAN BE FATAL
Cole, Daniel, RAGDOLL
Coleman, Reed Farrel, WHAT YOU BREAK
Coleman, Reed Farrel, ROBERT B. PARKER’S THE HANGMAN’S SONNET
Connolly, John, A GAME OF GHOSTS
Connolly, Sheila, CRUEL WINTER
Cook, Robin, CHARLATANS
Cooper, Marla, DYING ON THE VINE
Copperman, E.J., DOG DISH OF DOOM
Copperman, E.J., EDITED OUT
Corby, Gary, DEATH ON DELOS
Cotterill, Colin, THE RAT CATCHERS’ OLYMPICS
Coulter, Catherine, ENIGMA
Coulter, Catherine, Ellison, J.T., THE DEVIL’S TRIANGLE
Coyle, Cleo , DEAD COLD BREW
Coyle, Matt, BLOOD TRUTH
Crider, Bill, DEAD, TO BEGIN WITH
Crombie, Deborah, GARDEN OF LAMENTATIONS
Crosby, Ellen, THE VINEYARD VICTIMS
Cross, Mason, WINTERLONG
Cuffe, Sadie & Sophie, BLIND MAN’S BLUFF
Cussler, Clive &, Scott, Justin, THE CUTTHROAT
Cutter, Nick, LITTLE HEAVEN
Dahl, Julia, CONVICTION
Daly, Paula, THE TROPHY CHILD
Darnielle, John, UNIVERSAL HARVESTER
Davis, Lindsey, THE THIRD NERO
de Castrique, Mark, HIDDEN SCARS
de Maria, Giorgio, TWENTY DAYS OF TURIN
de Muriel, Oscar, A FEVER OF THE BLOOD
Deaver, Jeffery , THE BURIAL HOUR
Delaney, J.P., THE GIRL BEFORE
Delany, Vicki, ELEMENTARY, SHE READ
Delany, Vicki, BODY ON BAKER STREET
DeMille, Nelson, THE CUBAN AFFAIR
Denfeld, Rene, THE CHILD FINDER
Dennison, Hannah, MURDEROUS MAYHEM AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
DePoy, Phillip, THE ENGLISH AGENT
Deutermann, P.T., RED SWAN
Deverell, William, WHIPPED
Dial, Connie, THE THIRD HELL
Dionne, Karen, THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER
Disher, Gary, SIGNAL LOSS
Dobbs, Lou &, Born, James O., PUTIN’S GAMBIT
Doiron, Paul, KNIFE CREEK
Donellan, J.M., KILLING ADONIS
Donlea, Charlie, THE GIRL WHO WAS TAKEN
Downing, David, LENIN’S ROLLER COASTER
Drew, Alan, SHADOW MAN
Driscoll, Sara, BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MURDER IS FOR KEEPS
Dunnett, Kaitlyn, X MARKS THE SCOT
Early, Barbara , A MURDER ON THE TOY TOWN EXPRESS
Early, Hank, HEAVEN’S CROOKED FINGER
Easley, Warren C., BLOOD FOR WINE
Eastman, Dawn, UNNATURAL CAUSES
Egan, Kevin, A SHATTERED CIRCLE
Eisler, Barry, ZERO SUM
Ellison, J.T., LIE TO ME
Elsberg, Marc, BLACKOUT
Emmerson, Miranda, MISS TREADWAY AND THE FIELD OF STARS
Engel, Amy, THE ROANOKE GIRLS
Ephron, Hallie, YOU’LL NEVER KNOW DEAR
Estleman, Loren D., THE LIONESS IS THE HUNTER
Evanovich, Janet, DANGEROUS MINDS
Evans, Mary Anna, BURIALS
Ewan, Chris, LONG TIME LOST
Farrow, John, PERISH THE DAY
Fitzek, Sebastian, THE NIGHTWALKER
FitzSimmons, Matthew, COLD HARBOR
Flanders, Judith, A CAST OF VULTURES
Flynn, Vince, ENEMY OF THE STATE
Forstchen, William R., THE FINAL DAY
Franze, Anthony, THE OUTSIDER
Freeman, Brian, THE NIGHT BIRD
Freeman, Brian, MARATHON
Friis, Agnete, WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS
Frost, Jacqueline, TWELVE SLAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Gardiner, Meg, UNSUB
Gardner, Lisa, RIGHT BEHIND YOU
Gattis, Ryan, SAFE
Gentill, Sulari, MILES OFF COURSE
Gentill, Sulari, CROSSING THE LINES
George, Nelson, TO FUNK AND DIE IN LA
Gerber, Daryl Wood, A DEADLY ÉCLAIR
Gerritsen, Tess, I KNOW A SECRET
Giambanco, Valentina, BLOOD AND BONE
Gilbert, Victoria, A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS
Gilstrap, John, FINAL TARGET
Gleason, C.M., MURDER IN THE LINCOLN WHITE HOUSE
Gleason, Robert, AND INTO THE FIRE
Goddard, Robert, THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Goff, Chris, RED SKY
Goldberg, Leonard, THE DAUGHTER OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Goldberg, Tod, GANGSTER NATION
Goldenbaum, Sally, MURDER WEARS MITTENS
Grafton, Sue, Y IS FOR YESTERDAY
Graham, Brandon S., MISSING PEOPLE
Graham, Heather, Murray, Chad Murray, AMERICAN DRIFTER
Graham, Heather &, Land, Jon, THE RISING
Grant, Andrew, FALSE FRIEND
Greenlaw, Linda, SHIVER HITCH
Griffiths, Elly, THE CHALK PIT
Griffiths, Elly, THE BLOOD CARD
Grippando, James, MOST DANGEROUS PLACE
Gross, Andrew, THE SABOTEUR
Gudenkauf, Heather, NOT A SOUND
Guild, Nicholas, THE MACEDONIAN
Gundar-Goshen, Ayelet, WAKING LIONS
Hagberg, David, TOWER DOWN
Haines, Carolyn, STICKS AND BONES
Hall, Parnell, A PUZZLE TO BE NAMED LATER
Hall, Rachel Howzell, CITY OF SAVIORS
Hallinan, Timothy, FOOL’S RIVER
Hamalainen, Karo, CRUEL IS THE NIGHT
Hamdy, Adam, PENDULUM
Hamilton, Glen Erik, EVERY DAY ABOVE GROUND
Hamilton, Steve, EXIT STRATEGY
Hampton, Nell, KALE TO THE QUEEN
Hardacker, Vaughn C., WENDIGO
Harding, Robyn, THE PARTY
Harper, Jane, THE DRY
Harris, C.S., WHERE THE DEAD LIE
Harris, Charlaine, SLEEP LIKE A BABY
Harris, Tessa, THE SIXTH VICTIM
Harrison, Colin, YOU BELONG TO ME
Harrison, Mette Ivie, FOR ALL TIME AND ETERNITIES
Hart, Carolyn, WALKING ON MY GRAVE
Hart, Ellen, FEVER IN THE DARK
Hart, Rob, THE WOMAN FROM PRAGUE
Havill, Steven, EASY ERRORS
Hawkins, Paula, INTO THE WATER
Heffernan, William, THE SCIENTOLOGY MURDERS
Henshaw, Mark, THE LAST MAN IN TEHRAN
Herron, Mick, SPOOK STREET
Hieber, Leanna Renee, THE ETERNA SOLUTION
Higashino, Keigo, NEWCOMER
Hill, Sasscer, FLAMINGO ROAD
Hinger, Charlotte, FRACTURED FAMILIES
Hogsett, Annie, TOO LUCKY TO LIVE
Holahan, Cate, LIES SHE TOLD
Honda, Tetsuya , SOUL CAGE
Horowitz, Anthony, MAGPIE MURDERS
Horst, Jorn Lier, OREAL
Housewright, David, WHAT THE DEAD LEAVE BEHIND
Houston, Victoria, DEAD SPIDER
Howe, K.J., THE FREEDOM BROKER
Hubbard, Janet, BURGUNDY: TWISTED ROOTS
Hughes, Andrew, THE CORONER’S DAUGHTER
Hunt, James Patrick, THE GERMAN
Hunt, Colonel David, Pineiro, R.J., WITHOUT MERCY
Hurwitz, Gregg, THE NOWHERE MAN
Hyde, Katherine Bolger, BLOODSTAINS WITH BRONTE
Ifkovic, Ed , OLD NEWS
Iles, Greg, MISSISSIPPI BLOOD
Indridason, Arnaldur, THE SHADOW DISTRICT
James, Miranda, TWELVE ANGRY LIBRARIANS
Jance, J.J., MAN OVERBOARD
Johnson, Jeff, LUCKY SUPREME
Jonasson, Ragnar, SNOWBLIND
Jonasson, Ragnar, NIGHTBLIND
Jones, Holly Goddard, THE SALT LINE
Joy, David, THE WEIGHT OF THIS WORLD
Kaehler, Tammy, KISS THE BRICKS
Kahn, Michael A., PLAYED!
Kamal, Sheena, THE LOST ONES
Kanon, Joseph, DEFECTORS
Karp, Casey &, Karp, Larry, THE RAGTIME TRAVELER
Karst, Leslie, A MEASURE OF MURDER
Kasasian, M.R.C., THE SECRETS OF GASLIGHT LANE
Kay, Edward, AT ROPE’S END
Keller, Julia, FAST FALLS THE NIGHT
Kellerman, Faye, BONE BOX
Kellerman, Jonathan, HEARTBREAK HOTEL
Kellerman, Jonathan &, Kellerman, Jesse, CRIME SCENE
Kelly, Erin, HE SAID/SHE SAID
Kelly, Michelle, A DEATH AT THE YOGA CAFÉ
Kent, Christobel, THE LOVING HUSBAND
Kent, Kathleen, THE DIME
Kerr, Philip, PRUSSIAN BLUE
Keyse-Walker, John, BEACH, BREEZE, BLOODSHED
Khan, Ausma, AMONG THE RUINS
Kies, Thomas, RANDOM ROAD
King, Laurie R., LOCKDOWN
King, Stephen & Owen, SLEEPING BEAUTIES
Kingsbury, Kate, DEAD AND BREAKFAST
Kingsbury, Kate, DOOM WITH A VIEW
Koontz, Dean, THE SILENT CORNER
Koreto, R.J., DEATH AT THE EMERALD
Kostova, Elizabeth, THE SHADOW LAND
Kroll, Bob, THE HELL OF IT ALL
Krueger, William Kent, SULFUR SPRINGS
Kubica, Mary, EVERY LAST LIE
La Farge, Paul, THE NIGHT OCEAN
Lam, Laura, SHATTERED MINDS
Lamaitre, Pierre, THREE DAYS AND A LIFE
Land, Ali, GOOD ME BAD ME
Land, Jon, DARK LIGHT: DAWN
Land, Jon, STRONG TO THE BONE
Lange, Richard, THE SMACK
Lanh, Andrew, CHILD OF MY WINTER
Lapena, Shari, A STRANGER IN THE HOUSE
Larsen, Ward, ASSASSIN’S CODE
Laukkanen, Owen, THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS
Laurie, Victoria, A PANICKED PREMONITION
LaValle, Victor, THE CHANGELING
Lawton, John, FRIENDS AND TRAITORS
Lehane, Con, MURDER IN THE MANUSCRIPT ROOM
Lehane, Dennis, SINCE WE FELL
Leon, Donna, EARTHLY REMAINS
Lescroart, John, FATAL
Lester, Meera, A HIVE OF HOMICIDES
L’Etoile, James , BURY THE PAST
Liebman, Ron, BIG LAW
Limon, Martin, THE NINE-TAILED FOX
Littlejohn, Emily, A SEASON TO LIE
Locke, Attica, BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD
Loehfelm, Bill, THE DEVIL’S MUSE
Lovesey, Peter, BEAU DEATH
Lovett, Charlie, THE LOST BOOK OF THE GRAIL
Lyle, H.B., THE IRREGULAR
Mackay, Malcolm, EVERY NIGHT I DREAM OF HELL
Mackenzie, Jassy, BAD SEEDS
MacNeal, Susan Elia, THE PARIS SPY
Malane, Donna , MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
Malerman, Josh, BLACK MAD WHEEL
Malliet, G.M., DEVIL’S BREATH
Mara, Wil, FALLOUT
Mark, David, CRUEL MERCY
Maron, Margaret, TAKE OUT
Marshall, Laura, FRIEND REQUEST
Masterman, Becky, A TWIST OF THE KNIFE
May, Peter, CAST IRON
Mayor, Archer, TRACE
McCafferty, Keith, COLD HEARTED RIVER
McCrumb, Sharyn, UNQUIET GRAVE
McElwain, Julie, A TWIST IN TIME
McFate, Sean &, Witter, Bret, DEEP BLACK
McPherson, Catriona, HOUSE. TREE. PERSON
Meija, Mindy, EVERYTHING YOU WANT ME TO BE
Meyer, Deon, FEVER
Mina, Denise, THE LONG DROP
Miranda, Megan, THE PERFECT STRANGER
Miskowski, S.P., I WISH I WAS LIKE YOU
Mizushima, Margaret, HUNTING HOUR
Moore, Jonathan, THE DARK ROOM
Morton, Mandy, THE NO. 2 FELINE DETECTIVE AGENCY
Morton, Mandy, CAT AMONG THE PUMPKINS
Moss, Todd, THE SHADOW LIST
Mrazek, Robert J., DEAD MAN’S BRIDGE
Mukherjee, Abir, A RISING MAN
Mullen, Thomas, LIGHTNING MEN
Muller, Marcia, THE COLOR FEAR
Muller, Marcia &, Pronzini, Bill, THE DANGEROUS LADIES AFFAIR
Nakamura, Fuminori, THE BOY IN THE EARTH
Norman, Howard, MY DARLING DETECTIVE
Obregon, Nicolas, BLUE LIGHT YOKOHAMA
Oust, Gail, GINGER SNAPPED
Overton, Hollie, THE WALLS
Owen, Howard, THE DEVIL’S TRIANGLE
Palmer, Mattew, ENEMY OF THE GOOD
Parker, T. Jefferson, THE ROOM OF WHITE FIRE
Parks, Brad, SAY NOTHING
Parra, Nancy J., A CASE OF SYRAH, SYRAH
Patison, Eliot, SKELETON GOD
Patrick, Renee, DANGEROUS TO KNOW
Patterson, James, THE BLACK BOOK
Penny, Louise, GLASS HOUSES
Penrose, Andrea, MURDER ON BLACK SWAN LANE
Perabo, Susan, FALL OF LISA BELLOW
Perry, Anne, MURDER ON THE SERPENTINE
Perry, Anne, AN ECHO OF MURDER
Perry, Thomas, THE OLD MAN
Peters, Elizabeth &, Hess, Joan, THE PAINTED QUEEN
Petrie, Nick, BURNING BRIGHT
Phillips, Gin, FIERCE KINGDOM
Pinborough, Sarah, BEHIND HER EYES
Post, Steph, LIGHTWOOD
Powell, Mark, SMALL TREASONS
Probert, John Llewellyn, THE LOVECRAFT SQUAD
Pronzini, Bill, THE VIOLATED
Pronzini, Bill, ENDGAME
Pullen, Karen, COLD HEART
Putnam, David, THE VANQUISHED
Putnam, Jonathan F., PERISH FROM THE EARTH
Pyne, Daniel, CATALINA EDDY
Pyper, Andrew, THE ONLY CHILD
Pyun, Hye-young, THE HOLE
Quartey, Kwei, DEATH BY HIS GRACE
Quincy, D.M., MURDER IN MAYFAIR
Quinn, Spencer, THE RIGHT SIDE
Quirk, Matthew, DEAD MAN SWITCH
Rademacher, Cay, MURDEROUS MISTRAL
Ramsay, Frederick, COPPER KETTLE
Rankin, Ian, RATHER BE THE DEVIL
Raskin, Erika, BEST INTENTIONS
Raybourn, Deanna, A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING
Reed, Eric, RUINED STONES
Reed, Kit, MORMAMA
Reichs, Kathy, TWO NIGHTS
Reilly, Matthew, THE FOUR LEGENDARY KINGDOMS
Ribchester, Lucy, THE AMBER SHADOWS
Richmond, Michelle, THE MARRIAGE PACT
Richtel, Matt, DEAD ON ARRIVAL
Riggs, Cynthia, TRUMPET OF DEATH
Robb, Candace, A TWISTED VENGEANCE
Robins, Jane, WHITE BODIES
Rose, Augustus, THE READYMADE THIEF
Rose, M.J., THE LIBRARY OF LIGHT AND SHADOW
Rosenfelt, David, COLLARED
Rosett, Sara, MOTHER’S DAY, MUFFINS, AND MURDER
Roslund, Anders &, Hellstrom, Borge, THREE MINUTES
Rowland, Laura Joh, THE RIPPER’S SHADOW
Royal, Priscilla, THE PROUD SINNER
Ryan, Alex, HONG KONG BLACK
Sager, Riley, FINAL GIRLS
Sakey, Marcus, AFTERLIFE
Salvalaggio, Karin, SILENT RAIN
Sanders, Ben, MARSHALL’S LAW
Sandford, John, GOLDEN PREY
Santiago, Mikel, THE LAST NIGHT AT TREMORE BEACH
Schmidt, Sara, SEE WHAT I HAVE DONE
Schmitt, Gerry, SHADOW GIRL
Schofield, Douglas, KILLING PACE
Schumacher, Tony, AN ARMY OF ONE
Schwegel, Theresa, THE LIES WE TELL
Seddon, Holly, DON’T CLOSE YOUR EYES
Sedgwick, Marcus, MISTER MEMORY
Segura, Alex, DANGEROUS ENDS
Sendker, Jan-Philipp, LANGUAGE OF SOLITUDE
Sharp, Zoe , FOX HUNTER
Shaw, William, THE BIRDWATCHER
Shea, Susan, LOVE & DEATH IN BURGUNDY
Shelton, Paige, OF BOOKS AND BAGPIPES
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa, THE UNDESIRED
Simon, Clea, WORLD ENOUGH
Simpson, Rosemary, WHAT THE DEAD LEAVE BEHIND
Smith, Carrie, UNHOLY CITY
Smith, Lachlan, WOLF’S REVENGE
Smith, Michael Farris, DESPERATION ROAD
Smith, Sherri, FOLLOW ME DOWN
Soule, Maris, ECHOES OF TERROR
Spillane, Mickey &, Collins, Max Allan, THE WILL TO KILL – MIKE HAMMER
Spinrad, Norman, THE PEOPLE’S POLICE
St. James, Dorothy , ASKING FOR TRUFFLE
Stanley, Michael, DYING TO LIVE
Stasi, Linda, BOOK OF JUDAS
Staub, Wendy Corsi, DEAD OF WINTER
Steiner, Susie, PERSONS UNKNOWN
Sternbergh, Adam, THE BLINDS
Stoltey, Patricia, WISHING CASWELL DEAD
Stross, Charles, EMPIRE GAMES
Sundstol, Vidar, THE DEVIL’S WEDDING RING
Sutton, Phoef, COLORADO BOULEVARD
Swanson, Peter, HER EVERY FEAR
Swinson, David, CRIME SONG
Sykes, S.D., CITY OF MASKS
Tesh, Jane, BABY, TAKE A BOW
Thiem, Brian, SHALLOW GRAVE
Thoft, Ingrid, DUPLICITY
Thomas, Wendall, LOST LUGGAGE
Thomas, Will, OLD SCORES
Thompson, Victoria, MURDER IN THE BOWERY
Thor, Brad, USE OF FORCE
Thurlo, David, KILL THE HEROES
Tinti, Hannah, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY
Todd, Charles, RACING THE DEVIL
Todd, Charles, A CASUALTY OF WAR
Toyne, Simon, THE BOY WHO SAW
Tracy, P.J., NOTHING STAYS BURIED
Tremayne, Peter, PENANCE OF THE DAMNED
Turow, Scott, TESTIMONY
Tursten, Helene, PROTECTED BY THE SHADOWS
Underdown, Beth, THE WITCHFINDER’S SISTER
Unger, Lisa, THE RED HUNTER
Upson, Nicola, NINE LESSONS
Vallgren, Carl-Johan, THE TUNNEL
Van Lustbader, Eric, THE FALLEN
Van Lustbader, Eric, ROBERT LUDLAM’S THE BOURNE INITIATIVE
Veste, Luca, DEAD GONE
Vidich, Paul, THE GOOD ASSASSIN
Ware, Ruth, THE LYING GAME
Weaver, Ashley, THE ESSENCE OF MALICE
Webb, Betty, DESERT VENGEANCE
Wechsler, Pamela, THE GRAVES
Weeks, Stephen, THE COUNTESS OF PRAGUE
Wells, Dan, NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE
Welsh, Kaite, THE WAGES OF SIN
Welsh-Huggins, Andrew, THE HUNT
Westlake, Donald E. , FOREVER AND A DEATH
White, Randy Wayne, MANGROVE LIGHTNING
Wiebe, Sam, INVISIBLE DEAD
Williams, Timothy, THE SECOND DAY OF THE RENAISSANCE
Wilson, Andrew, A TALENT FOR MURDER
Wilson, Sam, ZODIAC
Winslow, Don, THE FORCE
Winspear, Jacqueline, IN THIS GRAVE HOUR
Woods, Caroline, FRAULEIN M.
Yap, Felicia, YESTERDAY
Young, David, STASI CHILD
Zandri, Vincent, THE CORRUPTIONS

Best First Novel

Abramowitz, Adam, BOSSTOWN
Ardaiz, James A., FRACTURED JUSTICE
Ashworth, A.R., SOULS OF MEN
Backlund, J.R., AMONG THE DEAD
Banks, Leo W., DOUBLE WIDE
Barber, Kathleen, ARE YOU SLEEPING
Bickford, Susan Alice, A SHORT TIME TO DIE
Bourland, Barbara , I’LL EAT WHEN I’M DEAD
Browning, Micki, ADRIFT
Chancellor, Bryn, SYCAMORE
Chandlar, L.A., THE SILVER GUN
Chaney, JoAnn, WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW
Davidson, Andy, IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN
de Hahn, Tracee, SWISS VENDETTA
Dolan-Leach, Caite, DEAD LETTERS
Fridlun, Emily, HISTORY OF WOLVES
Gardner, Danny, A NEGRO AND AN OFAY
Garrett, Kellye, HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE
Gates, Suzanne, THE GLAMOROUS DEAD
Goble, Steve, THE BLOODY BLACK FLAG
Goldman, Matt, GONE TO DUST
Gragg, Walt, THE RED LINE
Hanson, Hart, THE DRIVER
Harper, Jordan, SHE RIDES SHOTGUN
Haspil, Michael F., GRAVEYARD SHIFT
Hilleman, Andrew, WORLD, CHASE ME DOWN
Hoy, Tim , STILL DEATH
Johns, Roger, DARK RIVER RISING
Jones, Stephen Mack, AUGUST SNOW
Kennedy, Deborah, TORNADO WEATHER
Klingborg, Brian, KILL DEVIL FALLS
Kovac, Christina, THE CUTAWAY
Kukafka, Danya, GIRL IN SNOW
Lepoinka, Kristen, THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK
Lester, Kent, THE SEVENTH SUN
Li, Winnie M., DARK CHAPTER
Lockhart, Timothy J., SMITH
Love, Melissa Scrivner, LOLA
Maldonado, Isabella, BLOOD’S ECHO
Mangan, John, INTO A DARK FRONTIER
Merer, Todd, THE EXTRADITIONIST
Mullet, Melinda, SINGLE MALT MURDER
Orr, Jill, THE GOOD BYLINE
Peden, Peggy O’Neal, YOUR KILLIN’ HEART
Phillips, Adam Walker, THE SILENT SECOND
Randall, Adrian, COUNTERMIND
Reardon, Scott, THE PROMETHEUS MAN
Rendon, Marcie R., MURDER ON THE RED RIVER
Rio, M.L., IF WE WERE VILLIANS
Rivers, Susan, THE SECOND MRS. HOCKADAY
Rosenstiel, Tom, SHINING CITY
Ruby, Ryan, THE ZERO AND THE ONE
Ruskovich, Emily, IDAHO
Sardar, Gian, YOU WERE HERE
Schaffhausen, Joanna, THE VANISHING SEASON
Schenck, Bradley W., SLAVES OF THE SWITCHBOARD OF DOOM
Schmitt, Lois, MONKEY BUSINESS
Solomon, Burt, THE MURDER OF WILLIE LINCOLN
Stansel, Ian, THE LAST COWBOYS OF SAN GERONIMO
Sullivan, Matthew, MIDNIGHT AT THE BRIGHT IDEAS BOOKSTORE
Swann, Christopher, SHADOW OF THE LIONS
Tingley, Nancy, A HEAD IN CAMBODIA
Tomlinson, David Eric, THE MIDNIGHT MAN
Van Lente, Fred, TEN DEAD COMEDIANS
Winawer, Melodie, THE SCRIBE OF SIENA

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Abramo, J.L., CONEY ISLAND AVE
Ahlborn, Ania, I CALL UPON THEE
Alber, Lisa, PATH INTO DARKNESS
Alexander, Ellie, FUDGE AND JURY
Andrews, Brian &, Wilson, Jeff, CRUSADER ONE
Archer, Winnie, KNEADED TO DEATH
Arellano, Robert, HAVANA LIBRE
Arlidge, M.J., HIDE AND SEEK
Avidic, Asa, THE DYING GAME
Baldwin, Carey, STOLEN
Batten, Jack, BOOKING IN
Bauer, Belinda, FINDERS KEEPERS
Becker, James , THE TEMPLAR BROTHERHOOD
Bell, Christine, GRIEVANCE
Bell, David, BRING HER HOME
Bell, Jr., Albert A., FORTUNE’S FOOL
Bennett, Robert Jackson, CITY OF MIRACLES
Bjork, Samuel, THE OWL ALWAYS HUNTS AT NIGHT
Blackhurst, Jenny, HOW I LOST YOU
Blake, Bethany, DEATH BY CHOCOLATE LAB
Blake, Bethany, DIAL MEOW FOR MURDER
Block, Sandra, THE SECRET ROOM
Bolduc, Mario, THE ROMA PLOT
Bonini, Carlo &, De Cataldo, Giancarlo, SUBURRA
Bourne, J.L., TOMORROW WAR: SERPENT ROAD
Bowen, Rhys, IN FARLEIGH FIELD
Bradford, Laura, DEATH IN ADVERTISING
Bradford, Laura, 30 SECOND DEATH
Brennan, Allison, MAKE THEM PAY
Brown, Holly, THIS IS NOT OVER
Bruno, Rhett, FROM ICE TO ASHES
Burley, John, THE QUIET CHILD
Burrows, Steve, A SHIMMER OF HUMMINGBIRDS
Burt, Alexandra, THE GOOD DAUGHTER
Burton, Mary, THE HANGMAN
Burton, Mary, THE LAST MOVE
Butler, Dave, FULL CURL
Cahoon, Lynn, FATALITY BY FIRELIGHT
Cahoon, Lynn, HOSPITALITY AND HOMICIDE
Cahoon, Lynn, KILLER PARTY
Caine, Rachel, STILLHOUSE LAKE
Caine, Rachel, KILLMAN CREEK
Caletti, Deb, WHAT’S BECOME OF HER
Campbell, C. Hoyt, SAVAGE RISING
Capri, Diane, TRACE EVIDENCE
Carbo, Christine, WEIGHT OF NIGHT
Carpenter, Emily, THE WEIGHT OF LIES
Cartmel, Andrew, THE VINYL DETECTIVE – THE RUN-OUT GROOVE
Casarett, David, THE MISSING GUESTS OF MAGIC GROVE HOTEL
Chapman, Brenda, SHALLOW END
Coco, Nancy, OH, FUDGE!
Coco, Nancy, OH, FUDGE!
Coffin, Bruce Robert, BENEATH THE DEPTHS
Collins, Max Allan, QUARRY’S CLIMAX
Collins, Max Allan &, Clemens, Matthew V., EXECUTIVE ORDER
Cooper, Mike, THE DOWNSIDE
Cooper, Steven, DESERT REMAINS
Corbett, Ron, RAGGED LAKE
Crichton, L.D., THE ENCHANTMENT OF EMMA FLETCHER
Daniel, Ray, HACKED
Dawson, Janet, WATER SIGNS
Delaney, Mathew B.J., THE MEMORY AGENT
di Marco, Connie, ALL SIGNS POINT TO MURDER
DiSilverio, Laura , THAT LAST WEEKEND
Diskin, E.C., DEPTH OF LIES
Douglas, Claire, LOCAL GIRL MISSING
Dugoni, Robert, THE TRAPPED GIRL
Dugoni, Robert, CLOSE TO HOME
Easton, Don, SUBVERTING JUSTICE
Elliot, Kendra, A MERCIFUL TRUTH
Elliot, Kendra, TRUTH BE TOLD
Ellwood, Nuala, MY SISTER’S BONES
Emley, Dianne, LYING BLIND
Eskens, Allen, THE DEEP DARK DESCENDING
Fardig, Caroline, BREW OR DIE
Fardig, Caroline, MURDER OVER MOCHAS
Feliz, Mary, SCHEDULED TO DEATH
Feliz, Mary, DEAD STORAGE
Finlay, Mick, ARROWOOD
Florio, Gwen, RESERVATIONS
Fox, Sarah, FOR WHOM THE BREAD ROLLS
Fradkin, Barbara , THE TRICKSTER’S LULLABY
Frasier, Anne, TRULY DEAD
Freeman, Brian James &, Prentiss, Norman, THE HALLOWEEN CHILDREN
French, Nicci, DARK SATURDAY
Gayle, Stephanie, IDYLL FEARS
Geary, Valerie, EVERYTHING WE LOST
Girard, Danielle, EXCISE
Goldsborough, Robert, MURDER, STAGE LEFT
Goodman, Carol, THE WIDOW’S HOUSE
Goodman, Joanna, THE FINISHING SCHOOL
Gray, Alex, PITCH BLACK
Gray, Alex, SLEEP LIKE THE DEAD
Green, Layton, WRITTEN IN BLOOD
Greenaway, R.M., UNDERTOW
Griffin, Laura , AT CLOSE RANGE
Griffin, Laura , TOUCH OF RED
Griffin, Laura , COVER OF NIGHT
Grogan, David E., SAPPHIRE PAVILION
Haines, Carolyn, THE HOUSE OF MEMORY
Haines, Kathryn Miller, THE GIRL FROM YESTERDAY
Hall, James W., WHEN THEY COME FOR YOU
Hankins, James, THE INSIDE DARK
Harlick, R.J., PURPLE PALETTE FOR MURDER
Hart, Joe, THE FIRST CITY
Hart, Liliana, THE DARKEST CORNER
Hart, Liliana, GONE TO DUSK
Hart, Liliana, SAY NO MORE
Hartwell, Elena, TWO HEADS ARE DEADER THAN ONE
Hawker, LS, END OF THE ROAD
Healy, Tony, HOPE’S PEAK
Heathcote, Elizabeth, UNDERTOW
Hennrikus, J.A., A CHRISTMAS PERIL
Hockensmith, Steve, GIVE THE DEVIL HIS DUE
Ho-Kei, Chan, THE BORROWED
Honigford, Cheryl, HOMICIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Hruska, Alan, IT HAPPENED AT 2 IN THE MORNING
Huber, Anna Lee, THIS SIDE OF MURDER
Hughes, Michael M., DEMON LIGHTS
Hunsicker, Harry, THE DEVIL’S COUNTRY
Hutchinson, Dot, THE ROSES OF MAY
Iden, Matthew, THE WINTER OVER
James, Steven, EVERY DEADLY KISS
Javorsky, Earl, DOWN TO NO GOOD
Jaynes, Jennifer, THE STRANGER INSIDE
Jaynes, Jennifer, DISTURBED
Jeme, Jac, THE GRIP OF IT
Joseph, Nic, THE LAST DAY OF EMILY LINDSEY
Kalteis, Dietrich, ZERO AVENUE
Kang, Lydia, A BEAUTIFUL POISON
Kelleher, Dharma, SNITCH
Kelly, Diane, DEATH, TAXES, AND SWEET POTATO FRIES
Kelly, Diane, ENFORCING THE PAW
Kelly, Diane, DEATH, TAXES, AND A SHOTGUN WEDDING
Khan, Vaseem, THE STRANGE DISAPPEARANCE OF A BOLLYWOOD STAR
Kincheloe, Jennifer, THE WOMAN IN THE CAMPHOR TRUNK
Knowles, Mike, ROCKS BEAT PAPER
Koutsakis, Pol, ATHENIAN BLUES
Kumar, V. Sanjay, THE THIRD SQUAD
Lapidus, Jens, STOCKHOLM DELETE
Lashner, William, A FILTHY BUSINESS
Latham, Mark A., SHERLOCK HOLMES – A BETRAYAL IN BLOOD
Laurin, Nina, GIRL LAST SEEN
Law, Janice, MORNINGS IN LONDON
Lawrence, Carole, EDINBURGH TWILIGHT
Lawrence, Mary , DEATH AT ST. VEDAST
Layton, Jeffrey, THE FOREVER SPY
LeClaire, Anne D., THE HALO EFFECT
Leigh, Melinda, MIDNIGHT OBSESSION
Leigh, Melinda, SAY YOU’RE SORRY
Leigh, Melinda, HER LAST GOODBYE
Leigh, Melinda, TWISTED TRUTH
Levine, Paul, BUM LUCK
Longworth, M.L., THE CURSE OF LA FONTAINE
Lourey, Jess, MARCH OF CRIME
Lovegrove, James, SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE LABYRINTH OF DEATH
Macy, Meg, BEARLY DEPARTED
Magson, Adrian, THE BID
Maine, Sarah, BEYOND THE WILD RIVER
Maloney, Leo J., ROGUE COMMANDER
Manus, Peter, FICKLE
Manus, Peter, THE DORCHESTER FIVE
Maxwell, Edith, CALLED TO JUSTICE
Mayne, Andrew, BLACK FALL
Mayne, Andrew, THE NATURALIST
Mazzola, Anna, THE UNSEEING
McCaleb, David, RELOAD
McCauley, Terrence, A CONSPIRACY OF RAVENS
McConnon, Maggie, BEL, BOOK AND SCANDAL
McGilloway, Brian, BAD BLOOD
McKinty, Adrian, POLICE AT THE STATION AND THEY DON’T LOOK FRIENDLY
McLean, Patrick, THE SOAK
Mendoza, Elmer, THE ACID TEST
Minato, Kanae, PENANCE
Mitzner, Adam, DEAD CERTAIN
Moretti, Kate, BLACKBIRD SEASON
Morfoot, Peter, FATAL MUSIC
Murphy, K.L., THE LAST SIN
Myers, Jr., William L., A CRIMINAL DEFENSE
Nagel, Leslie, THE ANTIQUE HOUSE MURDERS
Nettmann, Nadine, UNCORKING A LIE
Nickless, Barbara , DEAD STOP
Novak, Brenda, HELLO AGAIN
O’Connell, Caitlin, WHITE GOLD
Onspaugh, Mark, DEADLIGHT JACK
Ould, Chris, THE KILLING BAY
Overholt, Cuyler, A PROMISE OF RUIN
Pape, Sharon, MAGICK & MAYHEM
Pape, Sharon, THAT OLDE WHITE MAGICK
Pennie, Ross, BENEATH THE WAKE
Perona, Elizabeth, MURDER AT THE MALE REVUE
Perry, Carol J., MURDER GO ROUND
Perry, Carol J., GRAVE ERRORS
Phillips, Louise, THE DOLL’S HOUSE
Pluck, Thomas, BAD BOY BOOGIE
Poulsen, David A., DEAD AIR
Pratt, Scott, JUSTICE BURNING
Pressey, Rose, IF THE HAUNTING FITS, WEAR IT
Preston, Lisa, THE MEASURE OF THE MOON
Pruitt, Eryk, WHAT WE RECKON
Pryor, Mark, THE SORBONNE AFFAIR
Pulley, D.M., THE UNCLAIMED VICTIM
Rader-Day, Lori, THE DAY I DIED
Ramqvist, Karolina, WHITE CITY
Randall, Adrian, COUNTERMIND
Rector, John, THE RIDGE
Regan, Lisa, LOSING LEAH HOLLOWAY
Reid, R. Jean, PERDITION
Richardson, Kim Michele, THE SISTERS OF GLASS FERRY
Rinsky, E.Z., THE BINDING
Rodford, E.G., THE SURGEON’S CASE
Rogers, Mark, KOREATOWN BLUES
Ross, Barbara, ICED UNDER
Ross, Loretta, DEATH & THE GRAVEDIGGER’S ANGEL
Rovin, Jeff &, Galdorisi, George, TOM CLANCY’S OP-CENTER: DARK ZONE
Russell, Alan, THE HOMECOMING
Russell, Kirk, SIGNATURE WOUNDS
Salzberg, Charles, SWANN’S WAY OUT
Savage, Tom, THE WOMAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH
Scarantino, James R., COMPROMISED
Schweigart, Bill, THE DEVIL’S COLONY
Scott, Gavin, THE AGE OF OLYMPUS
Serong, Jock, THE RULES OF BACKYARD CRICKET
Seymour, Eve, AN IMPERFECT PAST
Shaw, Johnny , IMPERIAL VALLEY
Siciliano, Sam, THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE MOONSTONE’S CURSE
Silvis, Randall, TWO DAYS GONE
Simmons, Kelly, THE FIFTH OF JULY
Simon, Misty, CREMAINS OF THE DAY
Skilton, Sarah, CLUB DECEPTION
Sokoloff, Alexandra, HUNGER MOON
Spann, Susan, BETRAYAL AT IGA
Spinelli, Bradley, THE PAINTED GUN
Staub, Wendy Corsi, BONE WHITE
Stein, Triss, BROOKLYN WARS
Steinke, Lisa &, Fenton, Liz, THE GOOD WIDOW
Stembridge, Gerard, WHAT SHE SAW
Stone, Jacob, DERANGED
Stone, Jacob, CRAZED
Stovall, S.A., VICE CITY
Sullivan, Mark, BENEATH A SCARLET SKY
Swanson, Denise, DEAD IN THE WATER
Sweazy, Larry D., WHERE I CAN SEE YOU
Thomas, Julia, PENHALE WOOD
Thompson, Phillip, OUTSIDE THE LAW
Torjussen, Mary, GONE WITHOUT A TRACE
Trafford, J.D., LITTLE BOY LOST
Tucker, James, NEXT OF KIN
Tuttle, Lisa, THE CURIOUS AFFAIR OF THE SOMNAMBULIST & THE PSYCHIC THIEF
Tyler, L.C., A CRUEL NECESSITY
Vatsal, Radha, MURDER BETWEEN THE LINES
Viets, Elaine, FIRE AND ASHES
Wallace, Auralee, SNOWED IN WITH MURDER
Wallace, Auralee, RING IN THE YEAR WITH MURDER
Ward, Catriona, THE GIRL FROM RAWBLOOD
Wasserberg, Eleanor, FOXLOWE
Weiss, Kirsten, THE QUICHE AND THE DEAD
White, Dave, BLIND TO SIN
White, Kate, THE SECRETS YOU KEEP
White, Loreth Anne, THE DROWNED GIRLS
White, Loreth Anne, THE LULLABY GIRL
Wignall, Kevin, A FRAGILE THING
Wilkshire, Nick, THE MOSCOW CODE
Wingate, Marty, EVERY TRICK IN THE ROOK
Wingate, Marty, BEST LAID PLANTS
Wirestone, Max , THE ASTONISHING MISTAKES OF DAHLIA MOSS
Wood, Tom, THE FINAL HOUR
Woods, T.E., HUSH MONEY
Wortham, Reavis Z., HAWKE’S PREY
Yocum, Robin, A WELCOME MURDER
Zahradnik, Richard, LIGHTS OUT SUMMER
Ziskin, James W., CAST THE FIRST STONE
Zunker, Chad, SHADOW SHEPHERD

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Best Fact Crime

Ackermann, Ann Marie, DEATH OF AN ASSASSIN: THE TRUE STORY OF THE GERMAN MURDERER WHO DIED DEFENDING ROBERT E. LEE
Arntfield, Michael &, Danesi, Marcel, MURDER IN PLAIN ENGLISH: FROM MANIFESTOS TO MEMES – LOOKING AT MURDER THROUGH THE WORDS OF KILLERS
Bateson, John, THE EDUCATION OF A CORONER: LESSONS IN INVESTIGATING DEATH
Binder, John J., AL CAPONE’S BEER WARS: A COMPLETE HISTORY OF ORGANIZED CRIME IN CHICAGO DURING PROHIBITION
Bishop, Michael, A MURDER IN MUSIC CITY: CORRUPTION, SCANDAL, AND THE FRAMING OF AN INNOCENT MAN
Boyle, Maureen , SHALLOW GRAVES: THE HUNT FOR THE NEW BEDFORD HIGHWAY SERIAL KILLER
Caldwell, Laura &, Klinger, Leslie, ANATOMY OF INNOCENCE: TESTIMONIES OF THE WRONGFULLY CONVICTED
Cannell, Michael, INCENDIARY: THE PSYCHIATRIST, THE MAD BOMBER, AND THE INVENTION OF CRIMINAL PROFILING
Cicchini, Michael D., CONVICTING AVERY: THE BIZARRE LAWS AND BROKEN SYSTEM BEHIND “MAKING A MURDERER”
Cox, Karen L., GOAT CASTLE: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER, RACE, AND THE GOTHIC SOUTH
Damsgard, Puk, THE ISIS HOSTAGE: ONE MAN’S TRUE STORY OF THIRTEEN MONTHS IN CAPTIVITY
David, Kevin, THE BRAIN DEFENSE: MURDER IN MANHATTAN AND THE DAWN OF NEUROSCIENCE IN AMERICA’S COURTROOMS
Davis, Miriam C., THE AXEMAN OF NEW ORLEANS: THE TRUE STORY
Dawson, Kate Winkler, DEATH IN THE AIR: THE TRUE STORY OF A SERIAL KILLER, THE GREAT LONDON SMOG, AND THE STRANGLING OF A CITY
del Bosque, Melissa, BLOODLINES: THE TRUE STORY OF A DRUG CARTEL, THE FBI, AND THE BATTLE FOR A HORSE-RACING DYNASTY
Freundschuh, Aaron, THE COURTESAN AND THE GIGILO: THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MONTAIGNE AND THE DARK SIDE OF EMPIRE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY PARIS
Grann, David, KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: THE OSAGE MURDERS AND THE BIRTH OF THE FBI
Gregory, Ted, MARY JANE’S GHOST: THE LEGACY OF A MURDER IN SMALL TOWN AMERICA
Guinn, Jeff, THE ROAD TO JONESTOWN: JIM JONES AND THE PEOPLES TEMPLE
Hadjitofi, Tasoula Georgiou , THE ICON HUNTER: A REFUGEE’S QUEST TO RECLAIM HER NATION’S STOLEN HERITAGE
Harden, Blaine, KING OF SPIES: THE DARK REIGN OF AMERICA’S SPYMASTER IN KOREA
Harding, Luke, A VERY EXPENSIVE POISON: THE ASSASSINATION OF ALEXANDER LITVINENKO AND PUTIN’S WAR WITH THE WEST
James, Bill & Rachel McCarthy, THE MAN FROM THE TRAIN: THE SOLVING OF A CENTURY-OLD SERIAL KILLER MYSTERY
Kaute, Wilfried, MURDER IN THE CITY: NEW YORK 1910 – 1920
Kenda, Joe, I WILL FIND YOU: SOLVING KILLER CRIMES FROM MY LIFE FIGHTING CRIME
Lawson, Robert G., WHO KILLED BETTY GAIL BROWN? MURDER, MISTRIAL, AND MYSTERY
Lorenz, Marita, MARITA: THE SPY WHO LOVED CASTRO
Lowenstein, Thomas, THE TRIALS OF WALTER OGROD: THE SHOCKING MURDER, SO-CALLED CONFESSIONS, AND NOTORIUS SNITCH THAT SENT A MAN TO DEATH ROW
Lucchesi, Emilie Le Beau, UGLY PREY: AN INNOCENT WOMAN AND THE DEATH SENTENCE THAT SCANDALIZED JAZZ AGE CHICAGO
Mal, Tammy, CONVENIENT SUSPECT: A DOUBLE MURDER, A FLAWED INVESTIGATION, AND THE RAILROADING OF AN INNOCENT WOMAN
Marzano-Lesnevich, Alexandria, THE FACT OF A BODY: A MURDER AND A MEMOIR
Pelonero, Catherine, ABSOLUTE MADNESS: A TRUE STORY OF A SERIAL KILLER, RACE, AND A CITY DIVIDED
Perry, Sarah, AFTER THE ECLIPSE: A MOTHER’S MURDER, A DAUGHTER’S SEARCH
Phelps, M. William, DON’T TELL A SOUL
Phelps, M. William, DANGEROUS GROUND: MY FRIENDSHIP WITH A SERIAL KILLER
Pitzer, Andrea, ONE LONG NIGHT: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF CONCENTRATION CAMPS
Rachlin, Benjamin, GHOST OF AN INNOCENT MAN: A TRUE STORY OF TRIAL AND REDEMPTION
Reich-Osang, Anja, THE SCHOLL CASE: THE DEADLY END OF A MARRIAGE
Reynolds, Nicholas, WRITER, SAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY: ERNEST HEMINGWAY’S SECRET ADVENTURES, 1935-1961
Ricca, Brad, MRS. SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE TRUE STORY OF NEW YORK CITY’S GREATEST FEMALE DETECTIVE AND THE 1917 MISSING GIRL CASE THAT CAPTIVATED A NATION
Rowe, Claudia, THE SPIDER AND THE FLY: A REPORTER, A SERIAL KILLER, AND THE MEANING OF MURDER
Simone, Daniel &, Sacco, Nick, THE PIERRE HOTEL AFFAIR: HOW EIGHT GENTLEMEN THIEVES PLUNDERED $28 MILLION IN THE LARGEST JEWEL HEIST IN HISTORY
Stapinski, Helene, MURDER IN MATERA: A TRUE STORY OF PASSION, FAMILY, AND FORGIVENESS IN SOUTHERN ITALY
Telfer, Tori, LADY KILLERS: DEADLY WOMEN THROUGHOUT HISTORY
Tucker, Holly, CITY OF LIGHT, CITY OF POISON: MURDER, MAGIC, AND THE FIRST POLICE CHIEF OF PARIS

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Best Critical-Biographical

Bostrom, Mattias, FROM HOLMES TO SHERLOCK: THE STORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO CREATED AN ICON
de Rosnay, Tatiana, MANDERLEY FOREVER: A BIOGRAPHY OF DAPHNE DU MAURIER
Edwards, Martin, THE STORY OF CLASSIC CRIME IN 100 BOOKS
Evans, Curtis, MURDER IN THE CLOSET: ESSAYS ON QUEER CLUES IN CRIME FICTION BEFORE STONEWALL
Geherin, David, FUNNY THING ABOUT MURDER: MODES OF HUMOR IN CRIME FICTION AND FILMS
Jackson, Lawrence P., CHESTER B. HIMES: A BIOGRAPHY
Knight, Stephen , TOWARDS SHERLOCK HOLMES: A THEMATIC HISTORY OF CRIME FICTION IN THE 19TH CENTURY WORLD
Miklitsch, Robert, THE RED AND THE BLACK: AMERICAN FILM NOIR IN THE 1950S
Miller, Ron, MYSTERY CLASSICS ON FILM: THE ADAPTATION OF 65 NOVELS AND STORIES
Ollerman, Rick, HARDBOILED, NOIR AND GOLD MEDALS: ESSAYS ON CRIME FICTION WRITERS FROM THE 50S THROUGH THE 90S
Panek, Leroy Lad &, Bendel-Simso, Mary M., THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE DETECTIVE STORY: 1820-1891
Sims, Michael, ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: CONAN DOYLE AND THE CREATION OF HOLMES
Stamos, David N., EDGAR ALLAN POE, EUREKA, AND SCIENTIFIC IMAGINATION
Wenger, Murielle &, Trussel, Stephen, MAIGRET’S WORLD: A READER’S COMPANION TO SIMENON’S FAMOUS DETECTIVE

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Best Short Story

Abdala, Veronica, “ORANGE IS A PRETTY COLOR” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Abrams, David, “RED, WHITE, AND BUTTE” – MONTANA NOIR
Addonizio, Kim, “THE WISHING WELL” – OAKLAND NOIR
Alderman, Mitch, “BLEAK FUTURE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Alexander, Carolyn, “BULLETPROOF” – OAKLAND NOIR
Allyn, Doug, “THE BELGIAN” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Allyn, Doug, “TOMBSTONE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Andriacco, Dan, “STRIKEOUT” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #23
Andriacco, Dan , “MURDER A MADAME TUSSAUD’S” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Archibald, Samuel, “THREE TSHAKAPESH DREAMS” – MONTREAL NOIR
Barrie, J.M., “THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE CRIME” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Basilieres, Michel, “THE HAUNTED CRACK HOUSE” – MONTREAL NOIR
Basu, Arjun, “WILD HORSES” – MONTREAL NOIR
Bayard, Louis, “BANANA TRIANGLE SIX” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Berry, Dale, “DEAD AIR” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Bilal, Parker, “THE HOME EXCHANGE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Blacha, Leandro Avalos, “THE EXCLUDED” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Black, Daniel, “COME YE, DISCONSOLATE” – ATLANTA NOIR
Blaine, Melissa H., “THE DEVIL’S STANDTABLE” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Blakey, James, “DO NOT PASS GO…” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Bloom, Amy, “I’VE NEVER BEEN TO PARIS” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Boland, John C., “THE KUBELSKY BLOCK” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Bowes, Richard, “THE SEASON OF THE RAPTORS” – BLACK FEATHERS
Bracken, Michael, “DIXIE QUICKIES” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Breen, Susan, “THE COUNTESS OF WARSAW” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Broeske, Pat. H., “THE FAST AND THE FURRIEST” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Brunet, Rob, “THE LAST THING YOU SMELL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Buentello, Lawrence, “THE MECHANICAL RAT” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Cadigan, Pat, “A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME” – BLACK FEATHERS
Cail, Carol, “GHOST BUSTERS” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Calkins, Susanna, “THE TRIAL OF MADAME PELLETIER,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Camara, Gabriela Cabezon, “THE GOLDEN ELEVENTH” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Canalin, Phil, “THE THREE STOOGES” – OAKLAND NOIR
Carey, Jay, “WE ARE TRAPPED AT THE MORGUE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Carey, Jay, “WE FREQUENT THE MOON BAR” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Carter, Stephen L., “EVENING PRAYER” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Castle, Anna, “FOR WANT OF A BOOK” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Charles, Janet Skeslien, “FIREWEED” – MONTANA NOIR
Charles, Paul, “HARRY POTTER AND THE SHADOW OF THE FORGER’S THRONE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Chizmar, Richard, “THE BAD GUYS” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Clark, John, “RELATIVELY ANNOYING” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Cleland, Jane K., “NIGHT FLIGHT TO BALI” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Clifford, Aoife, “SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEEN POLL” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Clifford, Aoife, “A WATCHED POT” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Cohen, Jeff, “IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD GIRL!” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Collins, Max Allan, “QUARRY’S GAMBLE” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Coward, Mat, “WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO BOING?” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Crowe, Dashiell, “THE PAPERGIRL” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Crowley, John, “SPRING BREAK” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Culpepper, Mike, “HOW LON PRUITT WAS FOUND MURDERED IN AN OPEN FIELD WITH NO FOOTPRINTS AROUND,” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Cunningham, Michael, “THE MAN IN ROOM ELEVEN” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Cutler, Judith, “RUTHLESS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Cutler, Judith, “LEARNING TO DRIVE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
D’Agnese, Joseph, “A RESPECTABLE LADY” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Daly, Susan, “THE LADY’S MAID VANISHES,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
De Noux, O’Neil, “THE MAGNOLIA MURDERS” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
De Santis, Pablo, “A FACE IN THE CROWD” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Dean, David, “THE CHILDREN OF ESPIRITU SANTO” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Dean, David, “NIGHT CLASS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Dean, Zoe Z., “HONEY, HOLD ME” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Dean, Zoӫ Z., “CHARCOAL AND CHERRY” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Deaver, Jeffery, “HARD TO GET” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Dell, Michael, “HONEST JOHN FINDS A WAY,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
DelPonte, Bridges, “OPEN HOUSE” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
DeVoe, P.A., “THE UNSEEN OPPONENT” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
DeWolf, Jamie, “TWO TO TANGO” – OAKLAND NOIR
Dilts, Catherine, “UNREPENTANT SINNER” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Dirckx, John H., “FUTURES OFF AT CLOSING” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Dirckx, John H., “IF EYE WAS EWE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Douglas, Carole Nelson, “SPIRITED DEATH,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Dubiel, Cari, “DATE NIGHT” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
DuBois, Brendan, “FLOWING WATERS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
DuBois, Brendan, “RANDOM NATURE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Due, Tananrive, “SNOWBOUND” – ATLANTA NOIR
Earling, Debra Magpie, “CUSTER’S LAST STAND” – MONTANA NOIR
Eccles, Marjorie, “FIND AND REPLACE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Edwards, Martin, “LUCKY LIAM” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Edwards, Martin, “THE CORPSE CANDLE,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Elias, Gerald, “OH, GIVE ME A HOME” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “THE CURSE OF THE VAMPIRE’S GHOST” – DIFFERENT TIMES, DIFFERENT CRIMES
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “CALENDAR GAL,” – DIFFERENT TIMES, DIFFERENT CRIMES
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “DEATH IN THE DEALER ROOM,” – DIFFERENT TIMES, DIFFERENT CRIMES
Emerson, Kathy Lynn, “MISTRESS THREADNEEDLE’S QUEST,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Estleman, Loren D., “PETER AND THE WOLFE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Faherty, Terence, “THE ENGINEER’S THUMB” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Faherty, Terence, “THE HAWAII MURDER CASE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Faherty, Terence, “INFINITE UTICAS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Faye, Lyndsay, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE MAD BARITONE” – THE WHOLE ART OF DETECTION
Faye, Lyndsay, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE THAMES TUNNEL” – THE WHOLE ART OF DETECTION
Fisher, Eve, “HAPPY FAMILIES” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Fisher, Eve, “DARKNESS VISIBLE” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Florio, Gwen, “TRAILER TRASH” – MONTANA NOIR
Floyd, John M., “TRAIL’S END” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Floyd, John M., “FLAG DAY” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “CROW MOUNTAIN” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Floyd, John M., “ROOSTER CREEK” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Ford, Jamie, “THE DIVE” – MONTANA NOIR
Ford, Jeffrey, “THE MURMURATIONS OF VIENNA VON DROME” – BLACK FEATHERS
Foulds, Alan E., “RAZOR’S EDGE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Fracassi, Philip, “SOFT CONSTRUCTION OF A SUNSET” – BEHOLD THE VOID
Fracassi, Philip, “THE HORSE THIEF” – BEHOLD THE VOID
Fracassi, Philip, “SURFER GIRL” – BEHOLD THE VOID
Fracassi, Philip, “FAIL-SAFE” – BEHOLD THE VOID
Fracassi, Philip, “MANDALA” – BEHOLD THE VOID
Fragoulis, Tess, “OTHER PEOPLE’S SECRETS” – MONTREAL NOIR
Franklin, S.L., “DAMSELS IN DISTRESS” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Fredrickson, Jack, “CRAZY MARGARET” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Fusilli, Jim, “PRECISION THINKING” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Gardiner, Wayne J., “BYGONES” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Garland, Ines, “THE DEAD WIFE” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Gastineau, John, “A COON DOG AND LOVE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Gates, David Edgerley, “CABIN FEVER” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
George, Kaye, “THE DARKEST HOUR” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
George, Kaye, “FLIGHT TO THE FLIRTY FLAMINGO” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Gersh, Max, “SELF-PORTRAIT” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Gilmartin, Katie, “WHITE HORSE” – OAKLAND NOIR
Goffman, Barb, “CRAZY CAT LADY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Goldstein, Debra H., “THE NIGHT THEY BURNED MS. DIXIE’S PLACE” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Goldstein, Debra H., “A GOLDEN ECLIPSE” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Goodyear, Toni, “FLYING GIRL” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Grady, James, “THE ROAD YOU TAKE” – MONTANA NOIR
Graff, Keir, “RED SKIES OF MONTANA” – MONTANA NOIR
Grant, Cathryn, “SERIOUS DAMAGE” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Gray, Lisa D., “THE QUEEN OF SECRETS” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Grimsley, Jim, “FOUR IN THE MORNING IN THE NEW PLACE” – ATLANTA NOIR
Grooms, Anthony, “SELAH” – ATLANTA NOIR
Halliday, Jack, “DON’T BANK ON IT” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Halter, Paul, “THE YELLOW BOOK” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Hamilton, Margaret S., “BABY KILLER” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Hammar, Christine, “ASCENSION INTO DARKNESS” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Hancock, Penny, “THE PEST,” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Harlow, Jennifer, “THE BUBBLE” – ATLANTA NOIR
Harper, Charles John, “THE ECHOES” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Harris, Charlaine, “SMALL SIGNS” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Hayes, Peter W.J., “THE BLACK HAND,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Heidle, Eric, “ACE IN THE HOLE” – MONTANA NOIR
Helms, Richard, “MISSING PERSON” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Herriman, Nancy, “CRIM CON,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Hinger, Charlotte, “THE BOMB BOOTH” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Hirshberg, Glen, “INDIA BLUE” – DARK SCREAMS, VOLUME 8
Hochstein, Peter, “THE CLIENT, THE CAT, THE WIFE, AND THE AUTOPSY” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Hochstein, Peter, “HOW SHE GOT EVEN” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Hockensmith, Steve, “I” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Hockensmith, Steve, “THE POD SQUAD” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Hodge, Brian, “WEST OF MATAMOROS, NORTH OF HELL” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 7
Holliday, SJL, “HOME FROM HOME” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Holman, John , “THE FUCK OUT” – ATLANTA NOIR
Hudgens, Dallas, “TERCEIRA” – ATLANTA NOIR
Hughes, Charlie, “TOGETHER” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hunt, Alaric, “LE BERNADIN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Hunt, Sharon , “THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Inglee, K.B., “THE HAND OF AN ANGRY GOD,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Inglee, K.B., “WOMEN’S WORK” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Ingraham, Jim, “ALICE STOCKBRIDGE” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Jakeman, Jane, “AGONY” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Jasper, Kenji, “A MOMENT OF CLARITY AT THE WAFFLE HOUSE” – ATLANTA NOIR
Jones, Stephen Graham, “PIGEON FROM HELL” – BLACK FEATHERS
Jones, Tayari, “CARAMEL” – ATLANTA NOIR
Joseph, Sheri, “KILL JOY” – ATLANTA NOIR
Juanita, Judy, “CABBIE” – OAKLAND NOIR
Kasturi, Sandra, “O TERRIBLE BIRD” – BLACK FEATHERS
Kirby, Peter, “THE CRAP MAGNET” – MONTREAL NOIR
Kirn, Walter, “OASIS” – MONTANA NOIR
Kisska, Kristin, “TO THE MOON AND BACK” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Klavan, Andrew, “ALL OUR YESTERDAYS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Knop, Chris, “A LITTLE CARIÑOSO” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Knopf, Chris, “CROSSING HARRY” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Koefod, Susan, “TONIC” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Kopil, Su, “THE BARTER,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Koreto, Richard J., “WINTER’S JOURNEY” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Kramlovsky, Beatrix, “PORTRAIT OF A LADY” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Krimer, Maria Ines, “FEEL THE BURN” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
La Seur, Carrie, “BAD BLOOD” – MONTANA NOIR
Lantigua, John, “IN THE TIME OF VOODOO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Larson, Sidner, “DARK MONUMENT” – MONTANA NOIR
Laskowski, Tara, “HOSTAGE” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Latragna, Christopher, “THE LONELIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Law, Janice, “THE FRONT MAN” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Lawry, Vivian, “THE TREDEGAR MURDERS,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Lawton, R.T., “RESOLUTIONS” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Lawton, R.T., “MERIT MAKING” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Lawton, R.T., “BLACK FRIDAY” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Lazard, Dorothy, “A TOWN MADE OF HUSTLE” – OAKLAND NOIR
Leddy, Owen, “NIGHT TERRORS” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Lee, M.C., “ANGEL FACE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Lefebvre, Genevieve, “SUCH A PRETTY LITTLE GIRL” – MONTREAL NOIR
Lehane, Con, “COME BACK PADDY REILLY” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Leister, Iris, “MATTI” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Levinson, Robert S., “ROSALIE MARX IS MISSING” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Levinson, Robert S., “THE HOUSE ACROSS THE STREET” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Limon, Martin, “THE SMUGGLER OF SAMARKAND” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Limón, Martin, “HOMINID” AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Lindley, Steve, “HATCHBECK” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Liskow, Steve, “LOOK WHAT THEY’VE DONE TO MY SONG, MA” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Liskow, Steve, “DEATH BY WATER” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #23
Little, Bentley, “THE BOY” – DARK SCREAMS, VOLUME 8
Littlewood, Alison, “THE ORPHAN BIRD” – BLACK FEATHERS
Llewellyn, Livia, “THE ACID TEST” – BLACK FEATHERS
Long, Laird, “GHOSTS OF THE PAST” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #23
Lopresti, Robert, “THE COP WHO LIKED GILBERT AND SULLIVAN” – SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY MAGAZINE #23
Lopresti, Robert, “THE CHAIR THIEF” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Lowery, Philip, “FISHTOWN LOCKUP” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Loya, Joy, “WAITING FOR GORDO” – OAKLAND NOIR
MacGregor, T.J., “A GAMBLER’S SUPERSTITION” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Magnus, Ariel, “EX OFFICIO” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Maier, Nova Lee, “AFTER CLOSING TIME” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Major, J. Michael, “SMILING GNOME” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Maleeny, Tim, “GONE PHISHING” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Malik, Usman T., “THE FORTUNE OF SPARROWS” – BLACK FEATHERS
Malliet, G.M., “THE OXFORD TARTS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Mallo, Ernesto, “ETERNAL LOVE” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Mallory, Michael, “ARAMIS AND THE WORM” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Manfredo, Lou, “RIZZO’S MONKEY STORE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Mangeot, Robert, “LET IT BURN” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Mann, Antony, “THE GUY I TOLD STUFF TO” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Maqueira, Enzo, “YOU’VE SPOKEN MY NAME” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Marks, Paul D., “TWELVE ANGRY DAYS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Marks, Paul D., “BLOOD MOON” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Marks, Paul D., “BUNKER HILL BLUES” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Massey, Brandon, “THE PRISONER” – ATLANTA NOIR
Masterson, L.D., “PICTURE PERFECT” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Mattison, Alice, “INNOVATIVE METHODS” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Maxwell, Edith, “THE TRAGIC DEATH OF MRS. EDNA FOGG,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
McCauley, Terrence, “THE SOLITARY MAN” – DOWN AND OUT BOOKS MAGAZINE
McElravey, Tom, “BLACK AND BORAX” – OAKLAND NOIR
McFadden, Dennis, “GALWAY LAKE” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
McFadden, Dennis , “CHRISTMAS 1953” – AHMM JAN-FEB
McGuire, Seanan, “THE MATHEMATICAL INEVITABILITY OF CORVIDS” – BLACK FEATHERS
McKenzie, Catherine, “JOKE’S ON YOU” – MONTREAL NOIR
McKinney, Dee, “AN ECLIPSE OF THE HEART” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
McPherson, Catriona, “A BUTLER IS BORN,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Michaels, Raymond, “THE SPY WHO READ TOO MUCH” – MYSTERY WEEKLY MAGAZINE
Michaud, Martin, “SUITCASE MAN” – MONTREAL NOIR
Miller, Graydon, “POISON PEN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Milliron, Liz, “HOME FRONT HOMICIDE,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Monfredo, Miriam Grace, “CHILD OF THE COLD MOON” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Moore, Jonathan, “YOUR NAME WILL BE WRITTEN IN LIGHTS” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Moreno, Ines Fernandez, “CROCHET” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Morton, Lisa, “THE RICH ARE DIFFERENT” – DARK SCREAMS VOLUME SIX
Mosiman, Billie Sue, “TWISTED” – DARK SCREAMS, VOLUME 8
Moss, David, “JUDGE JILLIAN” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Muessig, Chris, “THE MAKING OF VELVETEEN DREAM – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Muller, Eddie, “THE HANDYMAN” – OAKLAND NOIR
Munaweera, Nayomi, “SURVIVORS OF HEARTACHE” – OAKLAND NOIR
Myers, Amy, “TOM WASP AND THE DISAPPEARING PHILOSOPHER” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Myers, Amy, “PARSON PENNYWICK TALKS TO THE BEES” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Nadel, Barbara , “THE TWELVE DAYS OF DUNWICH” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Nelscott, Kris, “BLAMING THE ARSONIST” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Nethercott, Michael, “O’NELLIGAN AND THE BEAUTIFUL DREAMER” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Norris, Keenan, “A MURDER OF SAVIORS” – OAKLAND NOIR
Oates, Joyce Carol, “GREAT BLUE HERON” – BLACK FEATHERS
Oates, Joyce Carol, “PHANTOMWISE: 1972” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
O’Driscoll, Mike, “BLYTH’S SECRET” – BLACK FEATHERS
Oleksiw, Susan, “HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU WANT” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Oleksiw, Susan, “A SLIGHT DEVIATION FROM THE MEAN” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Oles, Laura, “OCEAN’S FIFTY” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Olson, Karen E., “THE BOY” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Opperman, Meg, “A PIE TO DIE FOR” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Orloff, Alan, “GETTING AWAY” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Osorio, Elsa, “THREE ROOMS AND A PATIO” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
O’Sullivan, Kathryn, “HE DONE HER WRONG,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Owen, K.B., “SUMMONS FOR A DEAD GIRL,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Pachter, Josh, “EB AND FLO” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Pachter, Josh &, Appel, Rene, “A WOMAN’S PLACE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Parisi, Alejandro, “FURY OF THE WORM” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Parker, Alesia, “MA’AM” – ATLANTA NOIR
Patterson, Caroline, “CONSTELLATIONS” – MONTANA NOIR
Patterson, Valerie O., “MR. NAKAMURA’S GARDEN,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Percy, Benjamin, “TUMOR” – DARK SCREAMS, VOLUME 8
Petrin, Jas. R., “MONEY MAKER” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Petrulakis, Nick, “THE BRIDGE TENDER” – OAKLAND NOIR
Pigott, Laura , “THERAPY DOG” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Pineiro, Claudia, “DEATH AND THE CANOE” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Pippin, Bill, “GLOCK” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Pobi, Robert, “POPPA” – MONTREAL NOIR
Poissant, David James, “COMET” – ATLANTA NOIR
Poulson, Christine, “THE EGYPTIAN CAT” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Powell, James, “ASK THE FIELD MICE,” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Powell, Keenan, “THE VELVET SLIPPERS,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Powell, William Dylan, “THE MODEL CITIZEN” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Powell, William Dylan, “THE DARKNESS AND THE LIGHT” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Prasad, Chandra, “SILHOUETTES” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Prentiss, Norman, “THE COMFORTING VOICE” – DARK SCREAMS VOLUME SIX
Pronzini, Bill, “THE STEREOTYPE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Pronzini, Bill , “BETRAYAL” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Quigley, Mindy, “THE BLACKNESS BEFORE ME,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Quinn-Gibney, Nell, “THE MANICURE” – DARK SCREAMS VOLUME SIX
Rahman, Mahmud, “PROPHETS AND SPIES” – OAKLAND NOIR
Raichev, R.T., “THE STRANGLER AT THE HARROGATE HYDRO” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Raichev, R.T., “MURDER AT THE MONGOOSE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Renner, James, “A MONSTER COMES TO ASHDOWN FOREST” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 7
Rich, David, “SURE THING” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Richards, Tony, “MAGPIE MAN” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Rivers, Robert, “FEMME FATALE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Robinette, Carl, “THE HARD RISE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Robinson, Peter, “SEVEN YEARS” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Robinson, Roxana, “THE SECRET SOCIETIES” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Rorhus, Suzanne Berube, “TORGNYR THE BASTARD” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Rose, Verena , “DEATH ON THE DUELING GROUNDS,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Royes, Gillian, “ONE-EYED WOMAN” – ATLANTA NOIR
Rozan, S.J., “CHIN YONG-YUN STAYS AT HOME” – AHMM JAN-FEB
Rozan, S.J., “E-GOLEM” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Ruby, Michele, “ALPHABETICAL ORDER” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Russ-Combs, Dominic, “MANGLEVINE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Ruth, Georgia, “STRONG ENOUGH,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Rutter, Eric, “BLOOD DEBT” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Sackler, Harriette, “RAYS OF HOPE” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Sallis, James, “SUNDAY DRIVE” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Sawhney, Hirsh, “A WOE FOR EVERY SEASON” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Schofield, Neil, “TATTERSBY AND THE SILENCE OF THE LUMBS” – AHMM MAY-JUNE
Schroeder, Keri Miki-Lani, “DIVINE SINGULARITY” – OAKLAND NOIR
Schweigart, Bill, “THE EXPEDITION” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 7
Senecal, Patrick, “RUSH HOUR” – MONTREAL NOIR
Seng, Yvonne, “ALL THE DAMN STARS IN THE SKY” – MONTANA NOIR
Seymour, Johanne, “JOURNAL OF AN OBSESSION” – MONTREAL NOIR
Sharma, Priya, “THE CROW PALACE” – BLACK FEATHERS
Sharp, Zoe, “RISK ASSESSMENT” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Shepherd, Robert, “JUST BELOW THE SURFACE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Shepphird, John, “ELECTRIC BOOGALOO” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Shrier, Howard, “MILK TEETH” – MONTREAL NOIR
Simmons, Shawn Reilly, “YOU ALWAYS HURT THE ONE YOU LOVE,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Simpson, Nancy Pauline, “ROUGH-HEWN RETRIBUTION” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Smith, Brad, “COYOTE” – MONTREAL NOIR
Soifer, Alejandro, “CHAMELEON AND THE LIONS” – BUENOS AIRES NOIR
Soji, Shimada, “THE RUNNING DEAD” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Solana, Teresa, “DISTRICT V” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Soni, M., “THE GAME” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Speart, Jessica, “SECOND ACT” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Stack, Gilbert M., “GREED” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Stack, Gilbert M., “PANDORA’S HOAX” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Staincliffe, Cath, “THE RAT” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Stevens, B.K., “DEATH UNDER CONSTRUCTION” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Stone, Jonathan, “THE GAUNTLET” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Stout, Richard, “PLATINA AND THE GREEN CHILDREN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Strong, Sarah Pemberton, “CALLBACK” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Talley, Marcia, “NIGHT AND FOG,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Taylor, Art, “FAIRY TALES” – BLACK CAT MYSTERY MAGAZINE #1
Thielman, Mark, “THE MEASURED CHEST,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Thompson, Victoria, “THE KILLING GAME,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Tipton, James, “THE VAMPIRE OF EDINBURGH” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Tobin, Brian, “NO SHARK LIKE HATRED” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Todd, Charles, “THE PRETTY LITTLE BOX” – BIBLIOMYSTERIES
Todd, Charles, “JEOPARDY” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Todd, Charles, “THE COTTAGE,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Todd, Charles, “THE TROPHY” – AHMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Todd, Marilyn, “SLAY BELLES” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Todd, Marilyn, “CHINA MARY” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Todd, Marilyn, NIGHT CROSSING” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Todd, Marilyn, “FOOL’S GOLD” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Tolnay, Tom, “BOGUS LIVES” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Tomlinson, Katherine, “THE PATH OF TOTALITY” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Tremayne, Peter, “THE COPYIST” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Tremblay, Paul, “SOMETHING ABOUT BIRDS” – BLACK FEATHERS
Truman, Ian, “DRIFTWOOD” – MONTREAL NOIR
Turnbull, Peter, “THE HIDDEN AGENDA” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Turnbull, Peter, “BAD BARGAIN LANE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Turner, Jonathan, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE DISGUISED PASSENGER” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Tustin, Nupur, “THE BAKER’S BOY” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Tynan, O.A., “ALIVE, ALIVE-OH!” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Vause, Cheri, “BLACK MONDAY” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Viets, Elaine, “THE SEVEN,” – MALICE DOMESTIC: MYSTERY MOST HISTORICAL
Vincent, Bev, “PAIN-MAN” – AHMM JULY-AUGUST
Walker, Joseph S., “AWAITING THE HOUR” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Waller, M.K., “I’LL BE A SUNBEAM” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Ware, Ruth, “PROPERTY LADDER” – STRAND MAGAZINE
Warren, James Lincoln, “THE SHORT ANSWER” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Warren, Kaaron, “FURTHEREST” – DARK SCREAMS, VOL 7
Weisfeld, Vicki, “A SLAYING SONG TONIGHT” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wheeler, Leslie, “CHASING THE MOON” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Whittle, Tina, “A FOX IN THE HAND” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Wiley, Michael, “MAKING IT” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Williams, Tim L., “RENTERS” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Williams, Tim L., “WENDELL AND JONI AND DIANNE AND ME” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Williams II, Harry Louis, “THE STREETS DON’T LOVE NOBODY” – OAKLAND NOIR
Wilson, Jr., L.A., “HARLEM NOCTURNE” – AHMM NOV/DEC 2017
Wise, A.C., “THE SECRET OF FLIGHT” – BLACK FEATHERS
Wortham, Reavis Z., “GOLD DIGGER” – BOUND BY MYSTERY
Wright, A.J., “EXPOSURE” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Wright, Carol L., “DARK SIDE OF THE LIGHT” – DAY OF THE DARK, STORIES OF ECLIPSE
Yi, Melissa, “THE SIN EATERS” – MONTREAL NOIR
Zeltserman, Dave, “CRAMER IN TROUBLE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Zeltserman, Dave, “JULIUS KATZ AND THE TERMINATED AGENT” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Zelvin, Elizabeth, “DEATH WILL HELP YOU IMAGINE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Zobel, Melissa Tantaquidgeon, “DODO” – BOUND BY MYSTERY

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Best Juvenile

Alexander, Heather, WALLACE AND GRACE TAKE THE CASE
Alexander, Heather, WALLACE AND GRACE AND THE CUPCAKE CAPER
Berne, Emma Carlson, THE LADY’S SLIPPER
Bertman, Jennifer Chamliss, THE UNBREAKABLE CODE
Blakemore, Megan Frazer, THE DAYBREAK BOND
Bond, Gwenda &, Rowe, Christopher, THE SUPERNORMAL SLEUTHING SERVICE #1: THE LOST LEGACY
Brown, Jennifer, PENNYBAKER SCHOOL IS HEADED FOR DISASTER
Butler, Dori Hillestad, KING & KAYLA AND THE CASE OF THE SECRET CODE
Butler, Dori Hillestad, THE UNDERGROUND GHOSTS #10 – A SUPER SPECIAL
Calandrelli, Emily, ADA LACE, ON THE CASE
Callaghan, Cindy, SYDNEY MACKENZIE KNOCKS ‘EM DEAD
Cohen, Marina, THE DOLL’S EYE
Cotter, Charis, THE PAINTING
Cronin, Doreen, DARK SHADOWS
Crowley, James, MONSTERLAND
Dairman, Tara, THE GREAT HIBERNATION
Deutsch, Stacia, THE FRIENDSHIP CODE
Eulberg, Elizabeth, THE GREAT SHELBY HOLMES MEETS HER MATCH
Forde, Patricia, THE LIST
Frederick, Heather Vogel, YOURS TRULY
Freeman, Martha, EFFIE STAR ZOOK AS ONE MORE QUESTION
Gallaher, Jason, WHOBERT WHOVER, OWL DETECTIVE
Gallicano, Todd Calgi, GUARDIANS OF THE GRYPHON’S CLAW
Gantos, Jack, WRITING RADAR
Gibbs, Stuart, PANDA-MONIUM
Green, Tim &, Jeter, Derek, BASEBALL GENIUS
Haddix, Margaret Peterson, IN OVER THEIR HEADS
Hahn, Mary Downing, ONE FOR SORROW
Hart, Alison, THE RUNAWAY
Henson, Heather, THE WHOLE SKY
Hicks, Deron, THE VAN GOGH DECEPTION
Holub, Joan &, Williams, Suzanne, NYX, THE MYSTERIOUS
Hosch, Amanda , MABEL OPAL PEAR AND THE RULES FOR SPRING
Hymas, Allison K., UNDER LOCKER AND KEY
Key, Watt, HIDEOUT
Kidd, Ronald, ROOM OF SHADOWS
Kress, Adrienne, THE EXPLORERS: THE DOOR IN THE ALLEY
Laban, Barbara , MOON PRINCESS
Laron, Kirby, AUDACITY JONES STEALS THE SHOW (AUDACITY JONES #2)
Lauren, Ruth, PRISONER OF ICE AND SNOW
Lisle, Janet Taylor, QUICKSAND POND
Lubar, David, GHOST ATTACK – MONSTER ITCH #1
Masessa, Ed, WANDMAKER’S APPRENTICE
McMullen, Beth, MRS. SMITH’S SPY SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
Middleton, Dana , OPEN IF YOU DARE
Milford, Kate, GHOSTS OF THE GREENGLASS HOUSE
Mobley, Jeannie, BOBBY LEE CLAREMONT AND THE CRIMINAL ELEMENT
Nicol, James, THE APPRENTICE WITCH
Nielsen, David, BEYOND THE DOORS
O’Hart, Sinead, THE EYE OF THE NORTH
Oliver, Lauren &, Chester, HC, CURIOSITY HOUSE: THE FEARSOME FIREBIRD
Poblocki, Dan, YOU CAN’T HIDE (SHADOW HOUSE, BOOK 2)
Ponti, James, VANISHED!
Preller, James, JIGSAW JONES: THE CASE FROM OUTER SPACE
Prineas, Sarah, HEART OF THE LAND – SPIRIT ANIMALS: FALL OF THE BEASTS, BOOK 5
Pullman, Philip, THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN BLAKE: MYSTERY OF THE GHOST SHIP
Quinn, Spencer, BOW WOW
Reiss, Kathryn, MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE
Rubin, Sarah, THE IMPOSSIBLE CLUE
Sands, Kevin, THE ASSASSIN’S CURSE
Schmid, Susan Maupin, GHOST OF A CHANCE
Schusterman, Michelle, OLIVE AND THE BACKSTAGE GHOST
Scott, Lisa Ann, BACK ON THE MAP
Shaskan, Trisha Speed, THE MISSING MOLA LISA: CASE #1
Shofner, Corabel, ALMOST PARADISE
Smith, Ronald, THE MESMERIST
Smy, Pam, THORNHILL
Spratt, R.A., FRIDAY BARNES: NO RULES
Stevens, Robin, FIRST CLASS MURDER
Stratford, Jordan, THE CASE OF THE COUNTERFEIT CRIMINALS: THE WOLLSTONECRAFT DETECTIVE AGENCY #3
Tarpley, Natasha, THE HARLEM CHARADE
Tashjian, Janet, MARTY FRYE, PRIVATE EYE: THE CASE OF THE STOLEN POODLE
Thompson, Lisa, THE GOLDFISH BOY
Thomson, Sarah L., THE EAGLE’S QUILL
Valente, Catherynne M., THE GLASS TOWN GAME
Van Slyke, Rebecca, LEXIE THE WORD WRANGLER
Vaught, Susan, SUPER MAX AND THE MYSTERY OF THORNWOOD’S REVENGE
Weinstein, Jacob Sager, HYACINTH AND THE SECRETS BENEATH
Wells, Rosemary, MAX & RUBY: MAX’S LUNCH
Wilson, N.D., THE DOOR BEFORE
Xu, Ru, NEWSPRINTS
Zhang, Kat, THE EMPEROR’S RIDDLE

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Best Young Adult

Ahdieh, Renee, FLAME IN THE MIST
Ahiers, Sarah, THIEF’S CUNNING
Albano, Lydia, FINDING YOU
Altebrando, Tara, THE POSSIBLE
Amato, Danielle Mages, THE HIDDEN MEMORY OF OBJECTS
Ancrum, K., THE WICKER KING
Anstey, Cindy, DUELS & DECEPTION
Arsenault, Emily, THE LEAF READER
Atwood, M.C., THE DEVILS YOU KNOW
Baldwin, Kathleen, REFUGE FOR MASTERMINDS
Balog, Cynthia, ALONE
Barr, Emily, THE ONE MEMORY OF FLORA BANKS
Belcamino, Kristi, CITY OF ANGELS
Bergstrom, Scott, THE CRUELTY
Black, Jenna, NIGHT MAGIC
Blake, Jillian, ANTISOCIAL
Bobulksi, Chelsea, THE WOOD
Bond, Gwenda, STRANGE ALCHEMY
Bowman, Erin, RETRIBUTION RAILS
Brashear, Amy, NO SAINTS IN KANSAS
Buxbaum, Julie, WHAT TO SAY NEXT
Cadenhead, MacKenzie, SLEEPER
Cosimano, Elle, THE SUFFERING TREE
Dawn, Sasha, SPLINTER
Duncan, Alexandra, BLIGHT
Fenn, Jennifer, FLIGHT RISK
Fine, Sarah, UNCANNY
French, Gillian, GRIT
French, Gillian , THE DOOR TO JANUARY
Gagnon, Michelle, UNEARTHLY THINGS
Garrett, Kelly, THE LAST TO DIE
Giles, Lamar, OVERTURNED
Girard, Geoffrey, TRUTHERS
Griffin, Emily Ziff, LIGHT YEARS
Haddix, Margaret Peterson, CHILDREN OF REFUGE
Hand, Cynthia, THE AFTERLIFE OF HOLLY CHASE
Henry, April, COUNT ALL HER BONES
Henry, Emily, A MILLION JUNES
Henstra, Sarah, MAD MISS MIMIC
Hounam, Donal, A DANGEROUS MAGIC
Hurwitz, Gregg, LAST CHANCE
Hutchinson, Shaun David, AT THE EDGE OF THE UNIVERSE
Jackson, Tiffany D., ALLEGEDLY
Jones, Kelly, MURDER, MAGIC, AND WHAT WE WORE
Keller, Julia, THE DARK INTERCEPT
Kiem, Elizabeth, ORPHAN, AGENT, PRIMA, PAWN
Kuehn, Stephanie, WHEN I AM THROUGH WITH YOU
Lee, Mackenzi, THE GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO VICE AND VIRTUE
Leno, Katrina, EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE
Leveen, Tom, HELLWORLD
Liggett, Kim, THE LAST HARVEST
Lockhart, E., GENUINE FRAUD
Lu, Marie, WARCROSS
Lunetta, Demetria, BAD BLOOD
MacCready, Robin Merrow, A LIE FOR A LIE
Mackenzie, Common, THE LIVES OF DESPERATE GIRLS
Maniscalco, Kerri, HUNTING PRICE DRACULA
McCoy, Mary, CAMP SO-AND-SO
McCreight, Kimberly, THE SCATTERING
McGee, Katharine, THE DAZZLING HEIGHTS
McGinnis, Mindy, THIS DARKNESS MINE
McGoran, Jon, SPLICED
McLaughlin, Lauren, THE FREE
McLemore, Anne-Marie, WILD BEAUTY
McManus, Karen M., ONE OF US IS LYING
Miller, Meredith, LITTLE WRECKS
Murphy, Emily Bain, THE DISAPPEARANCES
Oakes, Stephanie, THE ARSONIST
Olsen, Gregg, THE BOY SHE LEFT BEHIND
Olson, Kayla, THE SANDCASTLE EMPIRE
Orlando, Kristen, YOU DON’T KNOW MY NAME
Park, Jennifer, THE SHADOWS WE KNOW BY HEART
Parker, S.M., THE RATTLED BONES
Perkins, Stephanie, THERE’S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE
Pignat, Caroline, SHOOTER
Pinborough, Sarah, 13 MINUTES
Plum, Amy, DREAMFALL
Porter, Sarah, WHEN I CAST YOUR SHADOW
Portes, Andrea, LIBERTY
Prendergast, G.S., ZERO REPEAT FOREVER
Reichs, Brendan, NEMESIS
Rekulak, Jason, THE IMPOSSIBLE FORTRESS
Richards, Natalie D., WE ALL FALL DOWN
Rollins, Danielle, BREAKING
Roux, Madeleine, HOUSE OF FURIES
Savage, Kim, BEAUTIFUL BROKENGIRLS
Scarborough, Sheryl, TO CATCH A KILLER
Schwab, Victoria, OUR DARK DUET
Sedgwick, Marcus, SAINT DEATH
Shankman, Adam &, Sullivan, Laura L., MURDER AMONG THE STARS
Shepard, Julie, ROSIE GIRL
Sirowy, Alexandra, FIRST WE WERE IV
Sorosiak, Carlie, IF BIRDS FLY BACK
Stokes, Paula, FEROCIOUS
Terrill, Cristin, HERE LIES DANIEL TATE
Thomas, Angie, THE HATE U GIVE
Thomas, Kara, LITTLE MONSTERS
Thomson, Kerr, WASHED ASHORE
Wegelius, Jakob, THE MURDERER’S APE
Werlin, Nancy, AN THEN THERE WERE FOUR
Wilson, Martin, WE NOW RETURN TO REGULAR LIFE
Wolf, Allan, WHO KILLED CHRISTOPHER GOODMAN?
Yabroff, Jennie, IF YOU WERE HERE
Young, Suzanne, THE ADJUSTMENT

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Best TV Episode

Balcer, Rene, “EPISODE 8” – LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS
Blauner, Peter, “HARD BARGAIN” – BLUE BLOODS
Blauner, Peter, “FOREIGN INTERFERENCE” – BLUE BLOODS
Brady, Stephen, “EPISODE 1” – LOCH NESS
Burns, Brian, “LOST SOULS” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “OUT OF THE BLUE” – BLUE BLOODS
Burns, Brian, “HEAVY IS THE HEAD” – BLUE BLOODS
Caldwell, Larry &, Sagal, Liz, “ANGEL HEART” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Chernuchin, Michael, “SOMETHING HAPPENED” – LAW & ORDER: SVU
Coleman, Wolfe, “CHAOS IS COME AGAIN” – SHADES OF BLUE
Coleman, Wolfe &, Camps, Marta Gene, “A HOUSE DIVIDED” – SHADES OF BLUE
Coleman, Wolfe &, Grasl,Jessica, “SWEET CAROLINE” – SHADES OF BLUE
Coleman, Wolfe &, Martin, Michael C., “BEHIND THE MASK” – SHADES OF BLUE
Damici, Nick &, Mickle, Jim, “NO MO’ MOJO” – HAP AND LEONARD
Damici, Nick &, Mickle, Jim, “MUCHO MOJO” – HAP AND LEONARD
Grasl, Jessica &, Camps, Marta Gene, “THE QUALITY OF MERCY” – SHADES OF BLUE
Grasl, Jessica &, Orman, Jack, “BROKEN DOLLS” – SHADES OF BLUE
Haddrick, Greg, “EPISODE 301” – JANET KING: PLAYING ADVANTAGE
Harris, Gavin, “FALLEN” – CHICAGO P.D.
Hawley, Noah, “SOMEBODY TO LOVE” – FARGO
Hay, Carol, & Ricci, Michelle, Aitken, Paul, “ONE UPON A MURDOCH CHRISTMAS” – MURDOCH MYSTERIES
Hutchinson, Ron, “EPISODE 6” – ACCEPTABLE RISK
Kruger, Mark H., “BLINDED BY THE LIGHT” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Lansdale, Joe R., “PIE A LA MOJO” – HAP AND LEONARD
Levy, Niceole R. &, Grasl,Jessica, “FRACTURE” – SHADES OF BLUE
Levy, Niceole R. &, Raisani, Rashad, “GHOST HUNT” – SHADES OF BLUE
Malone, Brynn, “UNEARTHED” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Martin, Michael C. &, Camps, Marta Gene, “DADDY’S GIRL” – SHADES OF BLUE
Meyer, Turi &, Septien, Al, “LEMUEL, UNCHAINED” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Murphy, Robert, “GENTLY AND THE NEW AGE” – GEORGE GENTLY
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “CUTTING LOSSES” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “COMMON GROUND” – BLUE BLOODS
O’Connor, Siobhan Byrne, “LOVE LOST” – BLUE BLOODS
Orman, Jack &, Coleman, Wolfe, “UNFORGIVEN” – SHADES OF BLUE
Owusu-Breen, Monica, “THE LAST TEMPTATION OF MIDNIGHT” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Owusu-Breen, Monica, “THE VIRGIN SACRIFICE” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Owusu-Breen, Monica, “PILOT” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Owusu-Breen, Monica, “BAD MOON RISING” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Phelps, Sarah, “AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION”
Raisaini, Rashad &, Levy, Niceole R., “WHOEVER FIGHTS MONSTERS” – SHADES OF BLUE
Riley, Kevin, “SHADOW OF A DOUBT” – BLUE BLOODS
Riley, Kevin, “GHOSTS OF THE PAST” – BLUE BLOODS
Sagal, Liz, “SEXY BEAST” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Septien, Al &, Meyer, Turi, “RIDERS ON THE STORM” – MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Solomon, Allie, “GENETICS” – BLUE BLOODS
Solomon, Allie, “THE FORGOTTEN” – BLUE BLOODS
Sylvia, Abe, “TICKING MOJO” – HAP AND LEONARD
Sylvia, Abe &, Lloyd, Ione, “BAD MOJO” – HAP AND LEONARD
Thiel, Nick &, Grasl,Jessica, “EYE OF THE HURRICANE” – SHADES OF BLUE
Thiel, Nick &, Raisani, Rashad, “UNPAID DEBTS” – SHADES OF BLUE
Thompson, Paul Matthew, “THE BLANKET MIRE” – VERA
Truly, Dan, “BRUSHED OFF” – BLUE BLOODS
Wade, Kevin, “A DEEP BLUE GOODBYE” – BLUE BLOODS
Wade, Kevin, “PICK YOUR POISON” – BLUE BLOODS
Wade, Kevin &, Singer, Blaire, “NOT FADE AWAY” – BLUE BLOODS
Wirth, John, “HOLY MOJO – HAP AND LEONARD

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Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Broeske, Pat. H., “THE FAST AND THE FURRIEST” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
DeWolf, Jamie, “TWO TO TANGO” – OAKLAND NOIR
Foulds, Alan E., “RAZOR’S EDGE” – AHMM MARCH-APRIL
Gastineau, John, “A COON DOG AND LOVE” – EQMM NOV/DEC 2017
Gray, Lisa D., “THE QUEEN OF SECRETS” – NEW HAVEN NOIR
Lee, M.C., “ANGEL FACE” – EQMM MAY-JUNE
Parker, Alesia, “MA’AM” – ATLANTA NOIR
Petrulakis, Nick, “THE BRIDGE TENDER” – OAKLAND NOIR
Pigott, Laura , “THERAPY DOG” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Rivers, Robert, “FEMME FATALE” – EQMM SEPT/OCT 2017
Schroeder, Keri Miki-Lani, “DIVINE SINGULARITY” – OAKLAND NOIR
Shepherd, Robert, “JUST BELOW THE SURFACE” – EQMM MARCH-APRIL
Soni, M., “THE GAME” – EQMM JAN-FEB
Stout, Richard, “PLATINA AND THE GREEN CHILDREN” – EQMM JULY-AUGUST
Turner, Jonathan, “THE ADVENTURE OF THE DISGUISED PASSENGER” – EQMM JAN-FEB

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Mary Higgins Clark Award

Alexander, Ellie, DEATH ON TAP
Alexander, Ellie, FUDGE AND JURY
Alexander, Tasha, DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG
Andrews, Donna , GONE GULL
Andrews, Donna , HOW THE FINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
Arlen, Tessa, A DEATH BY ANY OTHER NAME
Armstrong, Kelley, A DARKNESS ABSOLUTE
Baker, Shannon, DARK SIGNAL
Barnes, Emily, DEATH IN THE ABSTRACT
Baugh, Carolyn, SHORELINE
Beaton, M.C., THE WITCHES’ TREE
Booth, Claire, ANOTHER MAN’S GROUND
Bowen, Rhys, THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PAST
Brennan, Allison, SHATTERED
Brody, Frances, A DEATH IN THE DALES
Brody, Frances , DEATH AT THE SEASIDE
Brook, Allison, DEATH OVERDUE
Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, SHE STOPPED FOR DEATH
Byron, Ellen, A CAJUN CHRISTMAS KILLING
Carlisle, Anna, ALL THE SECRET PLACES
Casey, Jane, LET THE DEAD SPEAK
Chance, Maia, GIN AND PANIC
Chance, Maia, BAD HOUSEKEEPING
Chapman, Julia, DATE WITH DEATH
Chase, Julie, CAT GOT YOUR SECRETS
Cleeves, Ann, COLD EARTH
Cleeves, Ann, THE SEAGULL
Connolly, Sheila, CRUEL WINTER
Cooper, Marla, DYING ON THE VINE
Copperman, E.J., EDITED OUT
Crosby, Ellen, THE VINEYARD VICTIMS
de Hahn, Tracee, SWISS VENDETTA
Delany, Vicki, ELEMENTARY, SHE READ
Delany, Vicki, BODY ON BAKER STREET
Dennison, Hannah, MURDEROUS MAYHEM AT HONEYCHURCH HALL
Duncan, Elizabeth, MURDER IS FOR KEEPS
Duncan, Elizabeth J., MUCH ADO ABOUT MURDER
Early, Barbara , MURDER ON THE TOY TOWN EXPRESS
Ephron, Hallie, YOU’LL NEVER KNOW DEAR
Flower, Amanda , THE FINAL VOW
Frost, Jacqueline, TWELVE SLAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Gayle, Stephanie, IDYLL FEARS
Geary, Valerie, EVERYTHING WE LOST
Gerber, Daryl Wood, A DEADLY ÉCLAIR
Gilbert, Victoria, A MURDER FOR THE BOOKS
Goldberg, Leonard, THE DAUGHTER OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
Goodman, Carol, THE WIDOW’S HOUSE
Greenlaw, Linda, SHIVER HITCH
Haines, Carolyn, STICKS AND BONES
Hampton, Nell, KALE TO THE QUEEN
Hart, Ellen, FEVER IN THE DARK
Hill, Sasscer, FLAMINGO ROAD
Hyde, Katherine Bolger, BLOODSTAINS WITH BRONTE
Johnston, Linda O., BAD TO THE BONE
Karst, Leslie, A MEASURE OF MURDER
Keller, Julia, FAST FALLS THE NIGHT
Khan, Ausma, AMONG THE RUINS
Kiely, Tracy, A PERFECT MANHATTAN MURDER
Kingsbury, Kate, DEAD AND BREAKFAST
Kingsbury, Kate, DOOM WITH A VIEW
Koreto, R.J., ALICE AND THE ASSASSIN
Koreto, R.J., DEATH AT THE EMERALD
Lepoinka, Kristen, THE LAST PLACE YOU LOOK
Littlejohn, Emily, A SEASON TO LIE
LoTempio, T.C., PURR M FOR MURDER
Malane, Donna , MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
McPherson, Catriona, HOUSE. TREE. PERSON
Morton, Mandy, CAT AMONG THE PUMPKINS
Oust, Gail, GINGER SNAPPED
Overholt, Cuyler, A PROMISE OF RUIN
Pandian, Gigi, ELUSIVE ELIXIR
Parra, Nancy J., A CASE OF SYRAH, SYRAH
Patrick, Renee, DANGEROUS TO KNOW
Peden, Peggy O’Neal, YOUR KILLIN’ HEART
Quincy, D.M., MURDER IN MAYFAIR
Rader-Day, Lori, THE DAY I DIED
Riggs, Cynthia, TRUMPET OF DEATH
Salvalaggio, Karin, SILENT RAIN
Shea, Susan, LOVE & DEATH IN BURGUNDY
Shelton, Paige, OF BOOKS AND BAGPIPES
Simpson, Rosemary, WHAT THE DEAD LEAVE BEHIND
St. James, Dorothy , ASKING FOR TRUFFLE
Staub, Wendy Corsi, BONE WHITE
Staub, Wendy Corsi, DEAD OF WINTER
Todd, Charles, A CASUALTY OF WAR
Weaver, Ashley, THE ESSENCE OF MALICE
Weber, Tracy, A FATAL TWIST
Weiss, Kirsten, PRESSED TO DEATH
White, Kate, THE SECRETS YOU KEEP

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