Edgar Award Nominees

Best Novel

Sandrine’s Case by Thomas H. Cook 
The Humans by Matt Haig 
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger 
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny 
Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin 
Until She Comes Home by Lori Roy

Best First Novel

The Resurrectionist by Matthew Guinn 
Ghostman by Roger Hobbs 
Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman 
Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews 
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

Best Paperback Original

The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne 
Almost Criminal by E. R. Brown 
Joe Victim by Paul Cleave 
Joyland by Stephen King 
The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood 
Brilliance by Marcus Sakey

Best Fact Crime

Duel with the Devil by Paul Collins 
Mortal Sins by Michael D’Antonio 
The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber 
The Secret Rescue by Cate Lineberry 
The Hour of Peril by Daniel Stashower

Best Critical/Biographical

Maigret, Simenon and France by Bill Alder 
America is Elsewhere by Erik Dussere 
Pimping Fictions by Justin Gifford 
Ian Fleming by Andrew Lycett 
Middlebrow Feminism in Classic British Detective Fiction by Melissa Schaub

Best Short Story

“The Terminal” by Reed Farrel Coleman 
“So Long, Chief” by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane 
“The Caxton Private Lending Library and Book Depository” by John Connolly
“There are Roads in the Water” by Trina Corey 
“Where That Morning Sun Goes Down” by Tim L. Williams

Best Juvenile

Strike Three, You’re Dead by Josh Berk 
Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne 
P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man by Caroline Lawrence
Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud 
One Came Home by Amy Timberlake

Young Adult

All the Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal 
Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy 
How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller 
Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

TV Episode Teleplay

“Episode 3” – Luther, Teleplay by Neil Cross 
“Episode 1” – The Fall, Teleplay by Allan Cubitt
“Legitimate Rape” – Law & Order: SVU, Teleplay by Kevin Fox & Peter Blauner 
“Variations Under Domestication” – Orphan Black, Teleplay by Will Pascoe
“Pilot” – The Following Teleplay by Kevin Williamson

Mary Higgins Clark

There Was an Old Woman by Hallie Ephron 
Fear of Beauty by Susan Froetschel 
The Money Kill by Katia Lief 
Cover of Snow by Jenny Milchman
The Sixth Station by Linda Stasi

Grand Master

Robert Crais
Carolyn Hart

List taken from the Mystery Writers Association.  This year’s Edgar Awards will be honored on May 1, 2014, in New York City.  Congratulations to all the nominees.

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