Saturday, April 29, 2017

Agatha Award Winners: Malice Domestic

The Agatha Awards were presented tonight at the Malice Domestic Banquet. Winners in each category were decided by the attendees of Malice Domestic 29. Wish I could have been there. Congratulations to All!

Best Contemporary Novel
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

Best Historical Novel
The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)

Best First Novel
The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn (Henery Press)

Best Nonfiction
Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. Cleland (Writer's Digest Books)

Best Short Story
"Parallel Play" by Art Taylor in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning (Wildside Press)

Best Children/Young Adult
The Secret of the Puzzle Box: The Code Busters Club by Penny Warner (Darby Creek)

Lifetime Achievement: Charlaine Harris

Poirot Award: Martin Edwards

1 comment:

Michael Gora said...

I always try to order at least one book from these award lists and since I automatically read all of Louise Penny's new books, I chose "The Semester of Our Discontent".