Friday, April 28, 2017

The 2017 Edgar Awards

Last night, Mystery Writers of America announced the winners of the 2017 Edgar Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners!

BEST NOVEL
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley (Hachette Book Group – Grand Central Publishing)
Before the Fall
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry (Penguin Random House – Penguin Books)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty (Prometheus Books – Seventh Street Books)

BEST FACT CRIME
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale (Penguin Random House – Penguin Press)

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin (W.W. Norton - Liveright)
BEST SHORT STORY
"Autumn at the Automat” – In Sunlight or in Shadow by Lawrence Block (Pegasus Books)

BEST JUVENILE
OCDaniel by Wesley King (Simon & Schuster – Paula Wiseman Books)

BEST YOUNG ADULT
Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown BFYR)

BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY
"A Blade of Grass" – Penny Dreadful, Teleplay by John Logan (Showtime)

ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD
"The Truth of the Moment" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine  by E. Gabriel Flores (Dell Magazines)

GRAND MASTER
Max Allan Collins
Ellen Hart

RAVEN AWARD
Dru Ann Love

ELLERY QUEEN AWARD 
Neil Nyren
THE SIMON & SCHUSTER - MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)

5 comments:

Libby Dodd said...

Thank you for posting this.

Lesa said...

You're welcome, Libby.

Gram said...

Congratulations to all.

Glen Davis said...

To be honest, I didn't think much of Before The Fall.

Lesa said...

I didn't read it, Glen. I usually haven't read the book that wins the Edgar for Best Novel. So, I'm not surprised.