January 30, 2008

Edgar Award Nominees 2008

Posted in Edgar Awards at 9:14 pm by librarygirl

All of the following titles are available at the library…

Best Novel:

Christine Falls

By Benjamin Black


By Ken Bruen

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union

By Michael Chabon

Soul Patch

By Reed Farrel Coleman

Down River

By John Hart

Best First Novel:

Missing Witness

By Gordon Campbell

In the Woods

By Tana French

Snitch Jacket

By Christopher Goffard

Head Games

By Craig McDonald


By Derek Nikitas


May 1, 2007

Edgar Award Winners Announced

Posted in Edgar Awards at 9:07 pm by librarygirl

The Mystery Writers of America have just announced the winners of this year’s Edgar Awards. And the winners are…

For Best Novel:

The Jannisary Tree

By Jason Goodwin

For Best First Novel:

The Faithful Spy

By Alex Berenson

To read all complete list of all winners and nominees click here.

Have you read either of these books? If so drop us a line and tell us what you thought of them.

March 13, 2007

Edgar Award Nominees

Posted in Edgar Awards at 6:43 pm by librarygirl

The Mystery Writers of America recently announced the nominees for the 2007 Edgar Awards. Here are the nominations for “Best Novel”:

The Pale Blue Eye

By Louis Bayard

The Janissary Tree

By Jason Goodwin

Gentlemen & Players

By Joanne Harris

The Dead Hour

By Denise Mina 

The Virgin of Small Plains

By Nancy Pickard

Liberation Movements

By Olen Steinhauer

These are the nominations for “Best First Novel By an American Author”

The Faithful Spy

By Alex Berenson

Sharp Objects

By Gilliam Flynn

The King of Lies

By John Hart

Holmes on the Range

By Steve Hockensmith

A Field of Darkness

By Cornelia Read

Come pick them up at the library today. And be sure to check back in April when we report the winners of the awards.

Care to take a guess on who the winner will be? Leave us a comment and let us know. 

Or if you know a mystery novel that you think should’ve been nominated? Leave us a comment and let us know what it is.