Edgar Award nominees announced

The Mystery Writers of America have announced this year’s nominees for crime fiction’s most prestigious prize, the Edgar Awards. The awards, named for Edgar Allan Poe – famous horror author and acknowledged inventor of detective fiction – are given out by the MWA each Spring. This year marks the 65th anniversary of the Edgars.

Nominees for the top prize, Best Novel, are:

Caught by Harlan Coben (Penguin Group USA – Dutton)
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
Faithful Place by Tana French (Penguin Group USA – Viking)
The Queen of Patpong by Timothy Hallinan (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton (Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books)
I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman (HarperCollins – William Morrow)

You can find the full list of nominees here. The winners will be announced at a banquet on April 28th.

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