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Award Winning Books!: Mystery/Horror

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.

2021 Best Contemporary Novel Winner

2021 Best Historical Novel Winner

2021 Best First Novel Winner

2021 Best Non-Fiction Winner

2021 Best Children's/YA Winner

2021 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2021 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2021 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2021 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2021 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2021 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2021 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best Non-Fiction Nominee

2021 Best Non-Fiction Nominee

2021 Best Non-Fiction Nominee

2021 Best Children's/YA Nominee

2021 Best Children's/YA Nominee

2021 Best Children's/YA Nominee

2021 Best Children's/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.

Superior Achievement in a Novel Winner

Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Winner

Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

Superior Achievement in a YA Novel Nominee

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.

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best First Novel Nominee

2021 Best Paperback Original Nominee

2021 Best Paperback Original Nominee

2021 Best Paperback Original Nominee

2021 Best Paperback Original Nominee

2021 Best Paperback Original Nominee

2021 Best Fact Crime Nominee

2021 Best Fact Crime Nominee

2021 Best Fact Crime Nominee

2021 Best Fact Crime Nominee

2021 Best Fact Crime Nominee

2021 Best Critical/Biographical Nominee

2021 Best Critical/Biographical Nominee

2021 Best Critical/Biographical Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Juvenile Nominee

2021 Best Young Adult Nominee

2021 Best Young Adult Nominee

2021 Best Young Adult Nominee

2021 Best Young Adult Nominee

2021 Best Young Adult Nominee