Are you a fan of the mystery awards? The Edgar Awards were announced tonight at the Mystery Writers of America’s annual banquet. The 2016 winners are below. Remember, if you want any of these, we hope you consider ordering them through The Poisoned Pen’s store.
Mary Higgins Clark Award – Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-Day
Best Juvenile Book – Foster Davis Probably is Crazy by Susan Vaught
Best Young Adult – A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Best Critical/Biographical – A Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwards
Best Fact Crime – Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully by Allen Kurzweil
Best Short Story – “Obits” by Stephen King in The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Best Paperback Original – The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney
Best First Novel by an American Author – The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Best Mystery Novel – Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy
And, Walter Mosley is this year’s Grand Master.