What a wonderful evening at Malice! More when I get back to the Bay Area.... but the news you're waiting for....
The Agatha Awards are given for materials first published in the United States by a living author during the calendar year 2010 (January 1-December 31), either in hardcover, as a paperback original, or e-published by an e-publishing firm. They were presented tonight at Malice Domestic.
Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
Best First Novel:
The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: 50 Years of Mysteries in the Making by John Curran
Best Short Story:
"So Much in Common" by Mary Jane Maffini, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine - Sept./Oct. 2010
Best Children's/Young Adult:
The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith
Congratulations to all!
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