Rumor on the street is that these are the winners of the Agatha Awards. The awards were presented this weekend at Malice Domestic. They represent mysteries that reflect the traditional mystery novel, as written by Agatha Christie. Congratulations to all of the winners and the nominees!
Nancy Pickard's The Virgin of Small Plains won Best Novel.
The Best First Novel was Sandra Parshall's The Heat of the Moon.
Chris Roerden won in the Best Non-Fiction category for Don't Murder Your Mystery.
Toni Kelner's story, "Sleeping with the Plush," which was published in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine in May 2006, won Best Short Story.
Nancy Mears Wright won in the category of Best Children's/Young Adult Novel for The Pea Soup Poisonings.