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Agatha Awards
2012
The beautiful mystery : a Chief Inspector Gamache novel
Click to search this book in our catalog   Louise Penny.
2012
Lowcountry boil : a Liz Talbot mystery
Click to search this book in our catalog   Susan M. Boyer.

Library Journal When PI Liz Talbot learns that her grandmother has been murdered at her South Carolina islan...More

2012
Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels
Click to search this book in our catalog   by John Connolly/Declan Burke
 
2013
The haunted lighthouse
 Penny Warner.
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2011(Best Novel)
Three-Day Town
 Margaret Maron

Book list In her seventeenth Deborah Knott mystery, Maron's two series protagonists the warm North Caroli...More

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2011(Best First Novel)
Learning To Swim
 Sara J. Henry

Publishers Weekly Freelance writer Troy Chance, the protagonist of Henry's impressive first novel, impul...More

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2011(Best Non-fiction)
Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure
Click to search this book in our catalog   Leslie Budewitz

Library Journal Budewitz, an attorney-at-law who has been published in mystery magazines, wrote this book to...More

2011(Best Children's/Young Adult)
The Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Grabenstein

Book list Gruesome, hilarious, and truly scary, the latest entry in the prizewinning Haunted Mysteries series...More

2010 (Best Novel)
Bury Your Dead
Click to search this book in our catalog   Louise Penny

Publishers Weekly At the start of Agatha-winner Penny's moving and powerful sixth Chief Insp. Armand Gam...More

 
2010 (Best First Novel)
The Long Quiche Goodbye
 Avery Aames
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2010 (Best Non-fiction)
Agatha Christies Secret Notebooks: 50 Years of Mysteries in the Making
 John Curran
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2010 (Best Children's/Young Adult)
The Other Side of Dark
 Sarah Smith

Book list Crazy Katie sees and draws ghosts of real people who were killed in horrid circumstances. Law Walke...More

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2009 (Best Novel)
The Brutal Telling
Click to search this book in our catalog   Louise Penny

Library Journal Having won numerous mystery prizes, including the prestigious Arthur Ellis and Anthony award...More

2009 (Best First Novel)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Click to search this book in our catalog   Alan Bradley

Book list *Starred Review* Canadian Alan Bradley's first full-length crime novel is delightful. Like fell...More

2009 (Best Non-fiction)
Dame Agathas Shorts
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2009 (Best Children's/Young Adult)
The Hanging Hill
 Chris Grabenstein
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2008 (Best Novel)
The cruelest month : a Three Pines mystery
 Louise Penny.

Book list For such a small, pleasant place, the Quebec village of Three Pines has a surprising amount of big-...More

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2008 (Best First Novel)
Death of a cozy writer
 G.M. Malliet.

Publishers Weekly Fans of stylish English detective work will welcome Malliet's droll debut, the first i...More

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2008 (Best Non-fiction)
How to write killer historical mysteries : the art and adventure of sleuthing through the past
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kathy Lynn Emerson.

Book list Emerson, author of the Lady Appleton and Diana Spaulding mystery series, turns her hand to how it&#...More

2008 (Best Children's/Young Adult)
The crossroads
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Grabenstein.
2007 (Best First Novel)
Prime Time
Click to search this book in our catalog   Hank Phillippi Ryan
 
2007 (Best Nonfiction)
Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters
 Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower and Charles Foley

Library Journal The enduring popularity of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) can largely be attributed to h...More

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2007 (Best Novel)
A Fatal Grace
 Louise Penny
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2006 (Best First Novel)
The Heat of the Moon
 Sandra Parshall
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2006 (Best Nonfiction)
Dont Murder your Mystery
Click to search this book in our catalog   Chris Roerden
2006 (Best Novel)
The Virgin of Small Plains
Click to search this book in our catalog   Nancy Pickard
2005 (Best First Novel)
Better off Wed
Click to search this book in our catalog   Laura Durham
 
2005 (Best Non-Fiction)
Girl Sleuth
 Melanie Rehak

Publishers Weekly The intrepid Nancy Drew has given girls a sense of their own power since she was born, Ath...More

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2005 (Best Novel)
The Body in the Snowdrift
 Katherine Hall Page
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2004 (Best First Novel)
Dating Dead Men
 Harley Jane Kozak

Publishers Weekly Even Stephanie Plum's antics will seem sedate after readers make the acquaintance of L...More

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2004 (Best Juvenile)
Chasing Vermeer
Click to search this book in our catalog   Blue Balliett

Publishers Weekly Puzzles nest within puzzles in this ingeniously plotted and lightly delivered first novel ...More

2004 (Best Novel)
Birds of a Feather
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jacqueline Winspear

Book list Sinking into a novel this good is as satisfying as sinking into a good leather chair: we know we ar...More

2003 (Best Novel)
Letter From Home
Click to search this book in our catalog   Carolyn Hart

Library Journal A letter from her Oklahoma hometown spirits famous journalist Gretchen Gilman back to 1944, ...More

 
2003 (Best First Novel)
Maisie Dobbs
 Jacqueline Winspear

Publishers Weekly In Winspear's inspired debut novel, a delightful mix of mystery, war story and romance...More

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2003 (Best Juvenile)
The 7th Knot
 Kathleen Karr

Book list Gr. 6-9. Karr offers an offbeat turn-of-the-last-century novel that dances on the edge of the fant...More

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2002 (Best Novel)
Youve Got Murder
 Donna Andrews

Publishers Weekly In a detour from her first three outings featuring the delightful Meg Langslow (Revenge of...More

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2002 (Best First Novel)
In the Bleak Midwinter
Click to search this book in our catalog   Julia Spencer-Fleming
2002 (Best Juvenile)
Red Card: A Zeke Armstrong Mystery
Click to search this book in our catalog   Daniel J. Hale

School Library Journal Gr 4-7-Ezekial Tobias Armstrong, a soccer whiz and mystery sleuth, helps to find out ...More

2001 (Best Novel)
Murphys Law
Click to search this book in our catalog   Rhys Bowen

Library Journal Mosley's first foray into writing science fiction since Blue Light (LJ 10/1/98), these i...More

 
2001 (Best First Novel)
Bubbles Unbound
 Sarah Strohmeyer

Book list Having studied at the feet of the Master Evanovich, first-novelist Strohmeyer unleashes Lehigh, Pen...More

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2001 (Best Juvenile)
The Mystery of the Haunted Caves
 Penny Warner
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2000 (Best Novel)
Mariners Compass
 Earlene Fowler

Library Journal In order to inherit a house from a man she never met, series protagonist Benni Harper (Dove i...More

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2000 (Best First Novel)
Murder, With Peacocks
Click to search this book in our catalog   Donna Andrews

Library Journal Meg Lanslow, maid of honor for three impending weddings, returns to her Virginia small-town h...More

1999 (Best Novel)
Butchers Hill
Click to search this book in our catalog   Laura Lippman

Publishers Weekly Tess Monaghan, newspaperwoman turned sleuth, makes it official with a new business as a PI ...More

1999 (Best First Novel)
The Doctor Digs a Grave
Click to search this book in our catalog   Robin Hathaway

School Library Journal YA-Hathaway introduces sleuth cardiologist Dr. Andrew Fenimore, whose expert medical k...More

 
1998 (Best Novel)
The Devil in Music
 Kate Ross

Library Journal Ross's historical mysteries featuring English dandy Julian Kestrel (e.g., Whom the Gods L...More

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1998 (Best First Novel)
The Salarymans Wife
 Sujata Massey
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1997 (Best Novel)
Up Jumps the Devil
 Margaret Maron

Library Journal Maron returns to fictional Colleton County, North Carolina, the setting of The Bootlegger'...More

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1997 (Best First Novel)
Murder on a Girls Night Out
Click to search this book in our catalog   Anne George

Publishers Weekly A refreshingly different heroine, retired Alabama schoolteacher Patricia Anne Hollowell, is...More

1996 (Best Novel)
If Id Killed Him When I Met Him
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sharyn McCrumb
1996 (Best First Novel)
The Body in the Transept
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jeanne M. Dams

Publishers Weekly Drawing on American sensibilities and English tradition, Dams's debut introduces widowe...More

 
1995 (Best Novel)
She Walks These Hills
 Sharym McCrumb

Library Journal A tale of an escaped convict from Edgar Award winner McCrumb.

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1995 (Best First Novel)
Do Unto Others
 Jeff Abbott

Publishers Weekly Abbott's debut mystery is a bright, often funny portrayal of the social mechanics of a ...More

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