The 2015 Edgar Award Winners have been announced!

The 2015 Edgar Award winners have been announced. The winners were announced at the Mystery Writer’s of America’s 69th Gala Banquet, April 29, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York. Congrats to all the winners!


Best Novel

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster – Scribner)

Best First Novel
Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman (W.W. Norton)

Best Paperback Original
The Secret History of Las Vegas by Chris Abani (Penguin Randomhouse – Penguin Books)

Best Fact Crime
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe by J.W. Ocker (W.W. Norton – Countryman Press)

Best Juvenile
Greenglass House by Kate Milford (Clarion Books – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers)

Best Young Adult
The Art of Secrets by James Klise (Algonquin Young Readers)

Best Short Story
“What Do You Do?” – Rogues by Gillian Flynn (Penguin Randomhouse Publishing – Ballantine Books)

TV Episode Teleplay
“The Empty Hearse” – Sherlock, Teleplay by Mark Gatiss (Hartswood Films/Masterpiece)
“Episode 1” – Happy Valley, Teleplay by Sally Wainwright (Netflix)

Robert L. Fish Memorial
“Getaway Girl” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Zoë Z. Dean (Dell Magazines)

Mary Higgins Clark
The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey (Minotaur Books)

Grand Master
Lois Duncan
James Ellroy

Raven Awards
Ruth & Jon Jordan, Crimespree Magazine
Kathryn Kennison, Magna Cum Murder

Ellery Queen Award
Charles Ardai, Editor & Founder, Hard Case Crime

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