The Mystery Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards.

Best Novel

  • The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins
  • The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
  • Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
  • Potboiler by Jesse Kellerman
  • Sunset by Al Lamanda
  • Live by Night by Dennis Lehane
  • All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

Best first novel by an American author

  • The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay
  • Don’t Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman
  • Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal
  • The Expats by Chris Pavone
  • The 500 by Matthew Quirk
  • Black Fridays by Michael Sears

Best Paperback Original

  • Complication by Isaac Adamson
  • Whiplash River by Lou Berney
  • Bloodland by Alan Glynn
  • Blessed are the Dead by Malla Nunn
  • The Last Policeman: A Novel by Ben H. Winters

Best Fact Crime

  • Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French
  • Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America by Gilbert King
  • More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers’ Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered by D.P. Lyle, MD
  • Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
  • The People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo – and the Evil that Swallowed Her Up by Richard Lloyd Parry

Best Critical/Biographical

  • Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed by John Paul Athanasourelis
  • Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke
  • The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics by James O’Brien
  • In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the
    Creation of an American Hero
    by Otto Penzler

Best Short Story

  • „Iphigenia in Aulis“ – An Apple for the Creature by Mike Carey
  • „Hot Sugar Blues“ – Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance by Steve Liskow
  • „The Void it Often Brings With It” – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Tom Piccirilli
  • „The Unremarkable Heart“ – Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance by Karin Slaughter
  • „Still Life No. 41“ – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Teresa Solana

Best Juvenile

  • Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O’Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind by Tom Angleberger
  • 13 Hangmen by Art Corriveau
  • The Quick Fix by Jack D. Ferraiolo
  • Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
  • Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Best Young Adult

  • Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things by Kathryn Burak
  • The Edge of Nowhere by Elizabeth George
  • Crusher by Niall Leonard
  • Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeht Wein

Best Television Episode Teleplay

  • “Pilot” – Longmire Teleplay by Hunt Baldwin & John Coveny
  • “Child Predator” – elemeNtarY Teleplay by Peter Blake
  • “Slaughterhouse” – Justified Teleplay by Fred Golan
  • “A Scandal in Belgravia” – Sherlock Teleplay by Steven Moffat
  • “New Car Smell” – Homeland Teleplay by Meredith Stiehm

Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

  • „When They Are Done With Us“ – Staten Island Noir by Patricia Smith

Grand Master

  • Ken Follett
  • Margaret Maron

Raven Awards

  • Oline Cogdill
  • Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, San Diego & Redondo Beach, CA

Ellery Queen Award

  • Akashic Books

The Simon & Schuster – Mary Higgins Clark Award
(Presented at MWA’s Agents & Editors Party on Wednesday, May 1, 2013)

  • Dead Scared by S.J. Bolton
  • A City of Broken Glass by Rebecca Cantrell
  • The Reckoning by Jane Casey
  • The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryan
  • Sleepwalker by Wendy Corsi Staub

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4 Kommentare

  1. Januar 16, 2013

    Kommen wir zu den wichtigeren Krimipreisen der Welt: Die Nominierungen für die Edgar Awards 2013 stehen fest. –

  2. Januar 16, 2013

    RT @jaschawrites: #crimefiction Mystery Writers of America: The nominees for the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards ++

  3. Januar 16, 2013

    Congrats: @MallaNunn cracks an Edgar nomination as does the John Connolly/Declan Burke et al Books To Die For:

  4. Januar 17, 2013

    Mystery Writers of America: The nominees for the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards

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