In my dreams, I’m on this list – The Edgar® Awards

edgar allan poeEach year, the Mystery Writers of America (MWA) celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe by honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television, published or produced in the previous year.

The 2014 Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at MWA’s 68th Gala Banquet, May 1,2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

I have listed below the nominees and winners for Best Novel and Best Young Adult Book published in 2013.

A complete list of nominees and winners in all categories can be found on

Winners are highlighted in red


Sandrine’s Case
by Thomas H. Cook (Grove Atlantic – The Mysterious Press)

The Humans: A Novel
by Matt Haig (Simon & Schuster)

Ordinary Grace: A Novel
by William Kent Krueger (Simon & Schuster – Atria Books)

How the Light Gets In: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel
by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

Standing in Another Man’s Grave (Inspector Rebus)
by Ian Rankin (Hachette Book Group – Reagan Arthur Books)

<!–Until She Comes Home: A Novel
by Lori Roy (Penguin Group USA – Dutton Books)–/>


All the Truth That’s In Me
by Julie Berry (Penguin Young Readers Group – Viking Juvenile)

Far Far Away
by Tom McNeal (Random House Children’s Books – Alfred A. Knopf BFYR)

by Terra Elan McVoy (Simon & Schuster – Simon Pulse)

How to Lead a Life of Crime
by Kirsten Miller (Penguin Young Readers Group – Razorbill)

Ketchup Clouds
by Annabel Pitcher (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown Books for Young Readers


Do you know a book published in 2014 that you believe has what it takes to win an Edgar®? Guidelines and Entry Forms for the 2015 Awards can be found here.

Important: Books must be submitted during the month of publication.

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