WITHOUT FURTHER ADO – THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED…….
The Edgar Awards
· Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
· Priest by Ken Bruen
· The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon
· Soul Patch by Reed Farrel Coleman
· Down River by John Hart — Winner!
Best First Novel by an American Author:
· Missing Witness by Gordon Campbell
· In the Woods by Tana French — Winner!
· Snitch Jacket by Christopher Goffard
· Head Games by Craig McDonald
· Pyres by Derek Nikitas
· Queenpin by Megan Abbott — Winner!
· Blood of Paradise by David Corbett
· Cruel Poetry by Vicki Hendricks
· Robbie’s Wife by Russell Hill
· Who Is Conrad Hirst? by Kevin Wignall
· The Birthday Party by Stanley Alpert
· Reclaiming History by Vincent Bugliosi — Winner!
· Chasing Justice by Kerry Max Cook
· Relentless Pursuit by Kevin Flynn
· Sacco & Vanzetti by Bruce Watson
Best Critical/Biographical Work:
· The Triumph of the Thriller by Patrick Anderson
· A Counter-History of Crime Fiction by Maurizio Ascari
· Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction by Christiana Gregoriou
· Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel
Stashower and Charles Foley — Winner!
· Chester Gould: A Daughter’s Biography of the Creator of Dick Tracy by Jean Gould O’Connell
· Rat Life by Tedd Arnold — Winner!
· Diamonds in the Shadow by Caroline B. Cooney
· Touching Snow by M. Sindy Felin
· Blood Brothers by S.A. Harazin
· Fragments by Jeffry W. Johnston
· The Name of This Book is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
· Shadows on Society Hill by Evelyn Coleman
· Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
· The Night Tourist by Katherine Marsh — Winner!
· Sammy Keyes and the Wild Things by Wendelin Van Draanen
Grand Master Award:
· Bill Pronzini
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE FINALISTS & THE WINNERS!
We look forward to a terrific year of reading, filled with exciting, interesting and thought provoking titles, many of which are sure to be listed on the Edgar Awards list for 2009!