2016 Edgar Award Winners

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As an avid mystery fan, I always look forward to the winners of the Edgar Awards every year, short for Edgar Allen Poe Awards which are presented by the Mystery Writers of American for the best mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, film and theatre published or produced in the previous year. The nominees and winners announced for 2015 are among the following:

For Best Novel

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*WINNER* Let Me Die in His Footsteps: Lori Roy; Penguin Random House  
The Strangler Vine: M.J.Carter;Penguin Random House–G.P.Putnam
The Lady From Zagreb :Philip Kerr ;Penguin Random House
Life or Death:Michael Robotham; Hachette Book Group–Mulholland Bks
Canary: Duane Swierczynski ;Hachette Book Group – Mulholland Books
Night Life : David C. Taylor; Forge Books

 

Best First Novel

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*WINNER*  The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen ;Grove Atlantic
Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton; HarperCollins
Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy; Penguin Random House
Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll ;Simon & Schuster
Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm; Penguin Random House

 

More categories and winners can be found here.

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