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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.

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2022 Best Contemporary Novel Nominee

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2022 Best Historical Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best NonFiction Nominee

2022 Best NonFiction Nominee

2022 Best Childrens/YA Nominee

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 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

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.

2022 Best Novel Nominee

2022 Best Novel Nominee

2022 Best Novel Nominee

2022 Best Novel Nominee

2022 Best Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best First Novel Nominee

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

2022 Best Young Adult Nominee

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee

2022 Best Juvenile Nominee