The Mystery Writers of America organization has just announced the winners of the 2017 Edgar awards! See the complete list of nominees and winners for every category at the official Edgars site, and see below for links to the winners in our library catalog so you can request them.
Best Novel: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Best First Novel: Under the Harrow by Flynn Berry
Best Paperback Original: Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty
Best Fact Crime: The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale
Best Critical/Biographical: Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin
Best Short Story: “Autumn at the Automat” from In Sunlight or in Shadow, edited by Lawrence Block
Best Juvenile: OCDaniel by Wesley King
Best Young Adult: Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
Congratulations to the authors, and to the readers – enjoy!