Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Edgar Awards

The Edgar Awards, presented by Mystery Writers of America, were given out tonight in New York City. Before I mention those winners though, I wanted to congratulate Hank Phillippi Ryan. Last night, Hank won the Mary Higgins Clark Award for her book The Other Woman. Terrific book, and the author is even better than terrific. Congratulations, Hank!

In order of awards given -

Best Critical/Biographical - The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics by James O'Brien

Best TV Episode - A Scandal in Belgravia by Steven Moffat

Grand Masters - Margaret Maron
                          Ken Follett

Best Short Story - "The Unremarkable Heart" by Karin Slaughter, Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance

Best Juvenile Fiction - The Quick Fix by Jack Ferraiolo

Best Paperback Original - The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

Best First Novel by an American Author - The Expats by Chris Pavone

Best Mystery Novel - Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

Congratulations to all the winners!


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