Agatha Awards Announced
The Agatha Awards are for mysteries, and the award is named for Agatha Christie.
For 2012, the nominees were announced in February 2013, and the winners were chosen May 4, 2013. For the full list of nominees, see the link above.
Here are the winners:
- Best Novel: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny. Also available in Audio CD, Downloadable audio, and Large Print.
- First Novel: Lowcountry Boil by Susan M. Boyer.
- Best Non-fiction: Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John Connolly/Declan Burke
- Best Short Story: "Mischief in Mesopotamia" by Dana Cameron (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Nov 2012)
- Best Children's / Young Adult Novel: The Code Busters Club, Case #2: The Haunted Lighthouse by Penny Warner.
- Best Historical Novel: Dandy Gilver and an Unsuitable Day for Murder by Catriona McPherson