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message 1: by Lily (new)

Lily (joy1) | 2497 comments This is a genre (mystery) award rather than a literary award per se. Still, announced in May, some who haven't seen it may be interested:


"Each Spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre."

message 2: by LindaJ^ (new)

LindaJ^ (lindajs) | 2352 comments Thanks Lily. I do like a good thriller and have read a few of those that were finalists or winners. It is good to see John Connolly winning for his short story. He is a favorite author of mine.

message 3: by Lily (last edited May 03, 2015 07:27PM) (new)

Lily (joy1) | 2497 comments The 2015 Edgar®


Best Novel
Winner: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Simon & Schuster – Scribner)
This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow)
Wolf by Mo Hayder (Grove/Atlantic – Atlantic Monthly Press)
The Final Silence by Stuart Neville (Soho Press)
Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown)
Cop Town by Karin Slaughter (Penguin Randomhouse – Delacorte Press)

Best First Novel
Winner: Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman (W.W. Norton)
Invisible City by Julia Dahl (Minotaur Books)
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens (Prometheus Books – Seventh Street Books)
Bad Country: A Novel by CB McKenzie (Minotaur Books – A Thomas Dunne Book)
Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh (Crown Publishers)
Murder at the Brightwell by Ashley Weaver (Minotaur Books – A Thomas Dunne Book)

See link for other categories.

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