Edgar Award Winners Announced

Mystery MonthI like to think that the Mystery Writers of America planned to announce the winners of this year’s Edgar Awards to coincide to Booklist‘s Mystery Month celebration (surely it’s not the other way around).  Here are the winners in each category with links to Booklist reviews where available.

BEST NOVEL

Live by Night, by Dennis Lehane

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

The Expats, by Chris Pavone

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

The Last Policeman, by Ben H. Winters

BEST FACT CRIME

Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China, by Paul French

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics, by James O’Brien

BEST SHORT STORY

“The Unremarkable Heart” – Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance, by Karin Slaughter

BEST JUVENILE

The Quick Fix, by Jack D. Ferraiolo

BEST YOUNG ADULT

Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein

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