It never fails. The annual Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Allan Poe Awards bring to the forefront not-to-miss, stay-up-all-night mystery novels. Here are the three that won in the categories of Best Novel, Best First Novel by an American Author and Best Paperback Original for 2016.
"Ordinary Grace" is one of the most enjoyable books I've read this year. Of note, it just won the the Edgar Award for best novel, announced last week. Two other winners appear here, as well as a link to the full list of nominees and winners in all the categories for the Mystery Writers of America 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards.
The 2012 Edgar® Awards, sponsored by Mystery Writers of America, are to be announced Thursday night (4/26), but I'm still thinking about last year's Best Novel winner. Here's what it's about, and why it's on my mind.
The Edgar(R) Awards are given to the best mystery books of the previous year. There are 10 categories, and the nominees were announced this week. TLC checks out the six novels in the Best Novel category as possible candidates for the reading table.