Sunday, May 1, 2011

Eddie and Aggie sittin' in a tree . . .

We've had a couple of major award banquets this week - The Edgars and The Agathas.
I listed all the nominees a few weeks ago - today I offer my congratulations to all the nominees again, 

Today, I'm honored to announce the winners - - - 

The Edgars® were announced at the 65th Gala Banquet in New York City on April 28th, 2011 

Grand Master - Sara Paretsky
Best Novel -
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton (Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books)

Best First Novel -
 Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva (Tom Doherty Associates - Forge Books)

Best Paperback Original
Long Time Coming by Robert Goddard (Random House - Bantam)

Best Fact Crime
Scoreboard, Baby: A Story of College Football, Crime and Complicity by Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry (University of Nebraska Press - Bison Original)

Best Critical Biographical
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and his Rendezvous with American History by Yunte Huang (W.W. Norton)

Best Short Story
"The Scent of Lilacs" - Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Doug Allyn (Dell Magazines)

Best Juvenile
The Buddy Files: The Case of the Lost Boy by Dori Hillestad Butler (Albert Whitman & Co.)

Young Adult
The Interrogation of Gabriel James by Charlie Price (Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers)

The Psychic by Sam Bobrick (Falcon Theatre - Burbank, CA)

TV Episode
"Episode 1" - Luther, Teleplay by Neil Cross (BBC America)

Robert L. Fish Memorial
"Skyler Hobbs and the Rabbit Man" - Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
by Evan Lewis (Dell Magazines) 

Mary Higgins Clark
The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Once Upon a Crime Bookstore, Minneapolis, MN

The Agathas were announced at the Malice Domestic banquet in Bethesda, MD on April 30, 2010

Guest of Honor - Carole Nelson Douglas 
Best Novel -  
Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny. (This was Louise's fourth Agatha in a row)

Best Nonfiction -  
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks by John Curran

Best Children's/Young Adult -  
The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith

Best First Mystery Novel -  
The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames

Best Short Story - "So Much in Common" by Mary Jane Maffini, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine - Sept./Oct. 2010
Poirot Award - Janet Rudolph of Mystery Readers' International



Bobbi Mumm said...

This is such a wonderful list of winners. Congratulations everyone! I love that I've met several of them at Bloody Words and several more on Face Book and Twitter. Movers and shakers, the whole lot! Thanks for this, Kaye!

Lesa said...

I'll think about Malice, Kaye. We'll see. That would be so much fun to spend time with you there!

Liz V. said...

Have read only Avery Aames Long Quiche so far. Enjoyed and look forward to her Lost and Fondue.