*We have Edgar and Agatha bookmarks available on the New Books shelving in the library! Click on the Edgars picture to go to the full list of nominees with links to our catalog; and click on the Agathas picture to go to the full list of Agatha nominees with links to our catalog. Click on the book covers below to go to our catalog for each winner's book.
The Edgar Award Winners are:
Best Novel: Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosely
Best First Novel: Bearskin by James A. McLaughlin
Best Paperback Original: If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin
Best Fact Crime: Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the UpStairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation by Robert W. Fieseler
Mary Higgins Clark Award Winner: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
Sue Grafton Memorial Award Winner: Shell Game by Sara Paretsky
And the Agatha Award Winners Are:
Best Contemporary Mystery: Mardi Gras Murder by Ellen Byron
Best Historical Mystery: The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
Best First (Debut) Mystery -- Was a Tie!!
Curses, Boiled Again! by Shari Randall
A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne Freeman