The 2009 Edgar Award nominees
The nominees for the 2009 Edgar Awards have been announced, here are the shortlists for a few of the categories.
Missing by Karin Alvtegen
Blue Heaven by C.J. Box
Sins of the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno
The Price of Blood by Declan Hughes
The Night Following by Morag Joss
Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz
African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study by Frankie Y. Bailey
Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories by Leonard Cassuto
Scene of the Crime: The Importance of Place in Crime and Mystery Fiction by David Geherin
The Rise of True Crime by Jean Murley
Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories by Dr. Harry Lee Poe
I am pulling for Meg Gardiner in the paperback race… you can read an interview I did with her right before she got her book distributed in North America.
The awards will be given out on April 30th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City, you can see complete list of category shortlists here