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4/29/2021: Edgar Awards Announced

All the information about The Edgar Awards is here.

For more Edgar Awards fun visit them on twitter, where you can also watch the recorded announcements of the 2021 winners. And the very gracious acceptance and thank you speeches. All here.

Books: 
Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593129289
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 11th, 2021

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Novel.


Please See Us Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982127497
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Published: Gallery Books - October 13th, 2020

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best First Novel by an American Author.


When No One Is Watching: A Thriller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062982650
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Paperback Original.


Premeditated Myrtle (Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery 1) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209186
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Juvenile.


The Companion Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545917
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Young Adult.


Death in Mud Lick: A Coal Country Fight against the Drug Companies That Delivered the Opioid Epidemic Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982105327
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Published: Scribner - April 6th, 2021

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Fact Crime.


Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781613733844
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Published: Chicago Review Press - February 4th, 2020

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Winner: Best Critical/Biographical.


Vera Kelly Is Not a Mystery (A Vera Kelly  Story #2) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793798
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Published: Tin House Books - June 16th, 2020

Mystery Writers of America
Winner 2021 G. P. Putnams' Sons Sue Grafton Memorial Award.

Honoring the Best Novel in a Series featuring a female protagonist that also has the hallmarks of Sue’s writing and Kinsey’s character: a woman with quirks but also with a sense of herself, with empathy but also with savvy, intelligence, and wit.


Who Is Vera Kelly? (A Vera Kelly  Story #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793019
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Published: Tin House Books - June 12th, 2018

The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne: A Mystery Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250142818
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Published: Minotaur Books - August 4th, 2020

Mystery Writers of America
Winner 2021 The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award.

The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award: The winner will be selected by a Special MWA Committee for the book most closely written in the Mary Higgins Clark tradition according to guidelines set forth by Mary Higgins Clark. Award is given by Simon & Schuster.

  • The protagonist is a nice young woman whose life is suddenly invaded.
  • She’s self-made and independent, with primarily good family relationships.
  • She has an interesting job.
  • She is not looking for trouble–she is doing exactly what she should be doing and something cuts across her bow.
  • She solves her problem by her own courage and intelligence.
  • The story has no on-scene violence
  • The story has no strong four-letter words or explicit sex scenes.