Mystery Writers of America Announces Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners
Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2013. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 68th Gala Banquet, May 1, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.
The BEST NOVEL award went to Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (Simon & Schuster - Atria Books).
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR went to Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews (Simon & Schuster - Scribner). BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL went to The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood (Penguin Group USA - Penguin Books).
The BEST FACT CRIME award went to The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower (Minotaur Books). BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL went to America is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture by Erik Dussere (Oxford University Press). BEST SHORT STORY went to "The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository" - Bibliomysteries by John Connolly (Mysterious Bookshop).
The BEST JUVENILE award went to One Came Home by Amy Timberlake (Random House Children's Books - Alfred A. Knopf BFYR). BEST YOUNG ADULT went to Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher (Hachette Book Group - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers). BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY went to "Episode 1" - The Fall, Teleplay by Allan Cubitt (Netflix).
The ROBERT L. FISH MEMORIAL AWARD went to "The Wentworth Letter" - Criminal Element's Malfeasance Occasional by Jeff Soloway (St. Martin's Press). GRAND MASTER went to Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart. RAVEN AWARDS went to Aunt Agatha's Bookstore, Ann Arbor, Michigan.