The Year’s Best Crime Writing: The 2019 Edgar Awards

Pulitzers, Bookers, Nobels – bah! For crime fiction fans it’s all about the Edgars. Last night the winners in several categories of crime and thriller books were announced at the Mystery Writers of America’s annual Edgar Awards ceremony: here’s a full list of these titles in our catalog, including non-fiction, books for children and teens, and the Mary Higgins Clark Awards for less violent novels with strong heroines.

As for the felonious Best In Show, we give you the nominees for the category of Best Novel:

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Crime: 2013 Edgar Award nominees

It’s that time of year, and the Mystery Writers of America have announced their nominees for the 2013 Edgar Awards. However you feel about awards – winners, losers, what all that means – if you read crime fiction, the following titles/series are all worthy of your notice. Continue reading “Crime: 2013 Edgar Award nominees”

Looking for a mystery? Try one of the Edgar finalists

To celebate the birthday of Edgar Allen Poe (born 202 years ago today!), the Mystery Writers of America just announced the finalists for the prestigious Edgar Awards for best mysteries published in 2010. A huge shout out to Seattle author Mary Jane Beaufrand, a finalist in the young adult category!

The winners will be announced April 28. Continue reading “Looking for a mystery? Try one of the Edgar finalists”