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Award Winning Books!: Mystery/Horror

Mystery / Horror Winners

Agatha Awards

Named in honor of Agatha Christie, The Agatha Awards recognize the Traditional Mystery, books typified by the works of Agatha Christie and others. The literary prizes are awarded at Malice Domestic, an annual fan convention celebrating the mystery genre. Awards are announced in May.

Link to Cajun kiss of death by Byron in the catalog

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

Link to Watch her by Hill in the catalog

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

Link to Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny in the catalog

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

Link to Her perfect life by Ryan in the catalog

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

Link to Murder at Mallowan Hall by Cambridge in the catalog

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

Link to Clark and Division by Hirahara in the catalog

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

Link to Bombay prince by Massey in the catalog

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

Link to Death at Greenway by Rader-Day in the catalog

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

Link to Turncoat's widow by Becker in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Arsenic and adobo by Manansala in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Mango mambo murder by Reyes in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Irish assassins by Kavanagh in the catalog

2022 Best NonFiction Nominee

Link to How to write a mystery by Child in the catalog

2022 Best NonFiction Nominee

Link to Cold blooded myrtle by Bunce in the catalog

2022 Best Childrens/YA Nominee

Link to The forest of stolen girls by Hur in the catalog

2022 Best Childrens/YA Nominee

Bram Stoker Awards

The Horror Writers Association presents the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement in works of Horror published in the English language. The Award is named in honor of Bram Stoker, author of the seminal horror work, Dracula. Awards are announced in May.

Link to My heart is a chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a Novel Winner

Link to The River has Teeth by Erica Waters in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Winner

Link to The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to Children of Chicago by Cynthia Pelayo in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to The Queen of the Cicadas by V. Castro in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to When the Reckoning Comes by LaTanya McQueen in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Nominee

Link to Rabbits by Terry Miles in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Nominee

Link to Tidepool by Nicole Willson in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Nominee

Link to All the Bodies by Kendare Blake in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

Link to House of Hollow Krystal Sutherland in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

Link to Bad Witch Burning by Jessica Lewis in the Catalog

2021 Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

The Edgar Awards

The Edgar Awards, are widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the mystery genre. Named in honor of Edgar Allen Poe, and presented by Mystery Writers of America, the awards honor the best in mystery fiction and nonfiction. Awards are presented in April.

Link to The Venice sketchbook by Bowen in the catalog

2022 Best Novel Nominee

Link to Razorblade tears by Cosby in the catalog

2022 Best Novel Nominee

Link to Five Decembers by Kestrel in the catalog

2022 Best Novel Nominee

Link to How lucky by Leitch in the catalog

2022 Best Novel Nominee

Link to Bo one will miss her by Rosenfield in the catalog

2022 Best Novel Nominee

Link to Deer season by Flanagan in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Never saw me coming by Kurian in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Suburban Dicks by Nicieza in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to What comes after by Tompkins in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Damage by Wahrer in the catalog

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

Link to Ace of spades by Faridah in the caalog

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

Link to Firekeeper's Daughter by Boulley in the catalog

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

Link to When you look like us by Harris in the catalog

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

Link to The forest of stolen girls by Hur in the catalog

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

Link to The girls I've been by Sharpe in the catalog

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

Link to Cold blooded myrtle by Bunce in the catalog

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee

Link to Concealed by Gonzalez in the catalog

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee

Link to Rescue by Nielsen in the catalog

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee