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CrimeHQ
May 30 2016

Q&A with John Hart, Author of Redemption Road

Read this exclusive Q&A with John Hart—the only author to win consecutive Edgar Awards for “Best Novel”—about his newest novel, Redemption Road, what he's been...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 29 2016

2016 Edgar Awards—A Night of Milestones

The annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards dinner, hosted by the Mystery Writers of America, was a night of milestones—starting with the Edgars themselves, which turned 70 this year. That’s...
CrimeHQ
April 27 2016

Who Will Win the Edgar Award for “Best Novel”?

The Edgar Award, in honor of the great Edgar Allan Poe, is presented by The Mystery Writers of America to the best in mystery fiction & nonfiction that was produced during the previous year.  All...
CrimeHQ
April 26 2016

Who Will Win the Edgar Award for “Best First Novel”?

The Edgar Award, in honor of the great Edgar Allan Poe, is presented by The Mystery Writers of America to the best in mystery fiction & nonfiction that was produced during the previous year.  All...
CrimeHQ
April 25 2016

Discount: The King of Lies by John Hart

In anticipation of Redemption Road—the long-awaited return of Edgar Award winning and New York Times bestseller John Hart—get The King of Lies in ebook format for only $1.99 until May 2,...
JoeBrosnan
April 22 2016

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll is a psychological thriller about a hot shot NYC socialite and magazine writer with a disturbing past. Luckiest Girl Alive is nominated for the 2016 Edgar Award...
DavidCranmer
April 21 2016

Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy

Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy is a southern coming-of-age thriller, set in the mountains of Cashiers, NC, which follows young Jacob McNeely as he struggles to decide on whether to continue...
CrimeHQ
April 20 2016

Q&A with Susanna Calkins, Author of A Death Along the River Fleet and Mary Higgins Clark Award Nominee

Susanna Calkins, author of A Death Along the River Fleet — the 4th Lucy Campion Mystery — was kind enough to answer some of Criminal Element's questions about her love...
JeannetteDeBeauvoir
April 19 2016

Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermid

Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermid is a sprawling history of forensic science that utilizes first-hand accounts and interviews from experts in the...
CorrinaLawson
April 18 2016

The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter

The Strangler Vine by M.J. Carter is the 1st Blake and Avery Mystery, set in the untamed wilds of nineteenth-century colonial India. It is nominated for an Edgar Award for “Best Novel.” “You’re...
MyBookishWays
April 15 2016

Life or Death by Michael Robotham

Life or Death by Michael Robotham is a standalone thriller about an honorable criminal, shrouded in mystery, that escapes from prison a day before his release. It is nominated for the Edgar Award for...
Susie
April 13 2016

Edgars Talk: Susanna Calkins Sits Down with Duane Swierczynski, Author of Canary

Susanna Calkins, author of A Death Along the River Fleet, and Duane Swierczynski have known each other for a long time. Duane's latest thriller, Canary, has been nominated for an Edgar Award...
DeborahLacy
April 12 2016

Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton

Past Crimes, a thriller by Glen Erik Hamilton, is the first book in the Van Shaw series. The novel has been nominated for an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for “Best First Novel.” Army...
LanceC
April 11 2016

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen features a captivating, duplicitious narrator who's a communist sleeper agent living in America after the Vietnam War. Nominated for the Edgar Award for Best...
JordanFoster
April 8 2016

Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy

Let Me Die in His Footsteps by Lori Roy explores the secrets of two families touched by an evil that has passed between generations. Nominated for the Edgar Award for “Best Novel.” Dead...
Susie
April 6 2016

Canary by Duane Swierczynski

Canary by Duane Swierczynski follows Sarie Holland, a freshman honors student caught up as a confidential informant, who is tasked with trying to help take down a drug ring, while keeping on top of...
dvaleris
April 4 2016

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm is a psychological thriller involving an art heist, a cat-and-mouse waiting game, and a transformation of a small-town girl from Tennessee.  In the seemingly endless...
CrimeHQ
April 1 2016

2016 Edgar Awards Reviews

The Edgar Award, in honor of the great Edgar Allan Poe, is presented by The Mystery Writers of America to the best in mystery fiction & nonfiction that was produced during the previous year.  Here...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 30 2015

2015’s Edgar Awards: Mystery’s Faithful Gather

Once a year, the mystery writing community reaches critical mass in a place filled with the greatest living purveyors of the genre. The moment occurs at the Edgar Allan Poe Awards Dinner hosted by the...
JakeHinkson
March 18 2015

Beast in View: Margaret Millar at 100

In the vast criminal menagerie that Margaret Millar created over the course of her long career, there is a special place for the “woman in distress” plot. She wrote many different kinds...
CrimeHQ
January 21 2015

Announcing 2015’s Edgar Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the Edgar Award nominees and special winners.  The Edgars banquet—an annual black-tie gala celebrating crime fiction, non-fiction, and television...
CrimeHQ
December 12 2014

MWA Announces 2015 Grand Master, Raven, and Ellery Queen Award Winners!

Mystery Writers of America has just announced its new Grand Masters for 2015, and authors Lois Duncan and James Ellroy will be honored at the Edgar Awards banquet next April 29th. In...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
May 6 2014

2014’s Edgar Awards: A Grand Night for Books

I considered titling this post “The Night I Hugged John Connolly,” but that might sound like I’m showing off. So I’ll begin my recap of the 68th annual Edgar Awards gala...
CrimeHQ
January 17 2014

Announcing 2014’s Edgar Nominees (and Our Own Winner)!

After last month's announcement of two new Grandmasters and the Raven Award winner, Mystery Writers of America has announced the rest of the shortlist of award nominees and special winners. ...
CrimeHQ
December 4 2013

MWA Announces 2014 Grand Masters and Raven Winner!

Mystery Writers of America has just announced its new Grand Masters for 2014, and authors Robert Crais and Carolyn Hart will be honored at the Edgar Awards banquet next May 1st. In addition...
CrimeHQ
May 6 2013

Edgar and Agatha Have an Award-Winning Week in 2013!

First it was The Edgar Awards, announced on Thursday night: Best Novel: Live by Night by Dennis Lehane Best First Novel: The Expats by Chris Pavone Best Paperback Original: The Last...
CrimeHQ
January 16 2013

Mystery Writers of America Announces 2013 Edgar Award Nominees

Oscars, Emmys, Nobel Prizes... yeah, they’re nice too. But these are the award nominations we wait all year to hear. Today, Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees and honorees for...
CrimeHQ
December 9 2012

MWA Announces New Grand Masters, Raven and Ellery Queen Award Winners

This week, Mystery Writers of America gave us a preview of the criminal luminaries who will be feted during 2013’s Edgars Week: Ken Follett and Margaret Maron have been chosen as this...
Terrie
June 27 2012

Shirley Jackson, Literary Writer

Rarely does anyone think of The New Yorker magazine as a place to go to get a quick fix of horror fiction. And yet in 1948 that well-respected magazine published just such a story, which caused great...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
April 27 2012

2012 Edgar Awards: The Glamorous Side of Crime

Authors aren’t used to being gawked at. But gather them together in a fancy ballroom and something magical happens: You soon discover that they gawk at each other. “Isn’t that Linda Fairstein?”...