Tuesday, March 4, 2008

2008 Edgar Award Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America have announced their nominees for the 2008 Edgar Allan Poe Awards honoring the best mystery fiction published in 2007.

For a full list of the nominees, go to the Edgar Awards web site. The winners will be announced at the 62nd Gala Banquet on May 1, 2008, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

Best Novel:
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
Priest by Ken Bruen
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon
Soul Patch by Reed Farrel Coleman
Down River by John Hart

Best First Novel by an American Author:
Missing Witness by Gordon Campbell
In the Woods by Tania French
Snitch Jacket by Christopher Goffard
Head Games by Craig McDonald
Pyres by Derek Nikitas

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