Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2012

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, affectionately known as The Edgars are awarded by the Mystery Writers of America for the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011.

Here are some of the highlights :

BEST NOVEL : Gone by Mo Hayder

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR : Bent Road by Lori Roy

BEST FACT CRIME : Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL : On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling by Michael Dirda

BEST SHORT STORY : “The Man Who Took His Hat Off to the Driver of the Train” – by Peter Turnbull in the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

BEST JUVENILE : Icefall by Matthew J Kirby

BEST YOUNG ADULT : The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall

 GRAND MASTER : Martha Grimes

You can read the full list of winners here.

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