Fri
Apr 28 2017 11:30am

2017 Edgar Award Winners

Last night, the Mystery Writers of America presented the 71st annual Edgar Allan Poe Awards at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Celebrating the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television published or produced in 2016, the yearly event gathers a veritable who's who in the genre. Below is a list of all of this year's winners.

*Click on the linked titles for reviews!


Best Novel

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
 

Best First Novel by an American Author

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” by Lawrence Block from In Sunlight or in Shadow
 

Best Juvenile

OCDaniel by Wesley King 
 

Best Young Adult

Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse 
 

Best Television Episode Teleplay

”A Blade of Grass“ – Teleplay by John Logan, Penny Dreadful
 

 Robert L. Fish Memorial Award 

”The Truth of the Moment" – by E. Gabriel FloresEllery Queen Mystery Magazine
 

Grand Master

Max Allan Collins

Ellen Hart
 

Raven Award

Dru Ann Love
 

Ellery Queen Award

Neil Nyren
 

The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award

The Shattered Tree by Charles Todd


Thanks to all that attended, and congratulations to all of the winners!

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1. eddie cassani
RAIN DOGS, A page-turning thriller packed with suspence,You'll start reading and you won't be able to stop menacing and moving.Then read The Cold Cold Ground it is the the best crime Novel of the Year if not the Century Sean Duffy is the best crime series.long live the King of Crime Arian McKINTY
E Cassani
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