And the Winners Are…

The 2017 Agatha Award Winners
Best Contemporary Novel
**Glass Houses: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny  (Minotaur Books)
 Best Historical Novel
**In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen  (Lake Union Publishing)
 
 Best First Novel
**Hollywood Homicide: A Detective by Day Mystery by Kellye Garrett  (Midnight Ink)
 
Best Nonfiction
**From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women who Created an Icon by Mattias Boström  (Mysterious Press)
 
Best Short Story
**“The Library Ghost of Tanglewood Inn” by Gigi Pandian (Henery Press)
 
Best Children’s/Young Adult
**Sydney Mackenzie Knocks ‘Em Dead by Cindy Callaghan  (Aladdin)
 
 Winners of the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards BEST NOVELBluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown & Co./Mulholland Books)
 
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper (HarperCollins – Ecco)
 BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The Unseeing by Anna Mazzola (Sourcebooks – Sourcebooks Landmark)
 
BEST FACT CRIME
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Penguin Random House – Doubleday)
 
BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL
Chester B. Himes: A Biography by Lawrence P. Jackson (W.W. Norton & Company)
 
BEST SHORT STORY
“Spring Break” – New Haven Noir by John Crowley (Akashic Books)
 
BEST JUVENILE
Vanished! By James Ponti (Simon & Schuster – Aladdin)
 
BEST YOUNG ADULT
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (Simon & Schuster – Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
 
BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY
“Somebody to Love” – Fargo, Teleplay by Noah Hawley (FX Networks/MGM)
 
 ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD
“The Queen of Secrets” – New Haven Noir by Lisa D. Gray (Akashic Books)
 
GRAND MASTER
Jane Langton
William Link
Peter Lovesey
 
RAVEN AWARD
Kristopher Zgorski, BOLO Books
The Raven Bookstore, Lawrence Kansas
 
ELLERY QUEEN AWARD
Robert Pépin
 
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THE SIMON & SCHUSTER MARY HIGGINS CLARK AWARD
The Widow’s House by Carol Goodman (HarperCollins – William Morrow Paperbacks)
 

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