The 2013 Edgar Award winners have been announced!

It’s the 204th anniversary of the great Edgar Allan Poe, and the winners of the award created in his name were announced last night at the Mystery Writer’s of America 67th Gala Banquet! I included only novels and short stories here, but you can read the entire list at theedgars.com

Congrats to all the winners!

livebynightBEST NOVEL

  • Live by Night by Dennis Lehane (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

  • The Expats by Chris Pavone (Crown Publishers)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

  • The Last Policeman: A Novel by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books): My Review

BEST FACT CRIME

  • Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French (Penguin Group USA – Penguin Books)

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

  • The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics by James O’Brien (Oxford University Press)

BEST SHORT STORY

  • “The Unremarkable Heart” – Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance by Karin Slaughter (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown and Company – Mulholland Books)

BEST JUVENILE

  • The Quick Fix by Jack D. Ferraiolo (Abrams – Amulet Books)

BEST YOUNG ADULT

  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Disney Publishing Worldwide – Hyperion)

THE SIMON & SCHUSTER – MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
(Presented at MWA’s Agents & Editors Party on Wednesday, May 1, 2013)

  • The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books)

One Comment:

  1. I’m happy to say that I won LIVE BY NIGHT. It’s been in my to-read pile and is still unread. I’ll get to it.

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