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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 wined and died in new orleans by ellen byron in the catalog

2024 Best Contemporary Mystery Novel Nominee

link to the weekend retreat by tara laskowski in the catalog

2024 Best Contemporary Mystery Novel Nominee

link to the raven thief by gigi Pandian in the catalog

2024 Best Contemporary Mystery Novel Nominee

link to case of the bleus by korina moss in the catalog

2024 Best Contemporary Mystery Novel Nominee

link to death among the ruins by susanna caulkins in the catalog

2024 Best Historical Mystery Novel Nominee

link to i heard a fly buzz when i died by amanda flower in the catalog

2024 Best Historical Mystery Novel Nominee

link to act like a lady think like a lord by celeste connally in the catalog

2024 Best Historical Mystery Novel Nominee

link to time's undoing by cheryl head in the catalog

2024 Best Historical Mystery Novel Nominee

link to the mistress of bhatia house by sujata massey in the catalog

2024 Best Historical Mystery Novel Nominee

link to glory be by danielle arceneaux in the catalog

2024 Best First Mystery Novel Nominee

link to the hint of life by kristin kisska in the catalog

2024 Best First Mystery Novel Nominee

link to mother daughter murder night by nina simon in the catalog

2024 Best First Mystery Novel Nominee

link to a mystery of mysteries the death and life of edgar allan poe by mark dawidziak in the catalog

2024 Best Mystery Nonfiction Nominee

link to fallen angel the life of edgar allan poe by robert morgan in the catalog

2024 Best Mystery Nonfiction 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 The Devil Takes You Home by Gabino Iglesias in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a Novel Winner

Link to Beulah by Christi Nogle in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Winner

Link to The Fervor by Alma Katsu in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to  Reluctant Immortals by Gwendolyn Kist in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to Daphne by Josh Malerman in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to Sundial by Catriona Ward in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a Novel Nominee

Link to Jackal by Erin Adams in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Nominee

Link to The Hacienda by Isabel Canas in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a First Novel Nominee

Link to All the White Spaces by Ally Wilkes in the catalog

2022 Superior Achievement in a First 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 Flags on the Bayou by James Burke in the Catalog

2024 Best Novel Winner

Link to The Peacock and the Sparrow by I.S. Berry in the catalog

2024 Best First Novel by an American Author

Link to Vera Wong's Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Sutanto in the catalog

2024 Best Paperback Original

Linked to Crooked by Nathan Masters in the catalog

2024 Best Fact Crime

Link to All the Sinners Bleed by S.A. Cosby in the catalog

2024 Best Novel Nominee

Link to The Madwomen of Paris by Cody Epstein in the catalog

2024 Best Novel Nominee