2010 Edgar Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the nominees for the 2010 Edgar Awards. A sample of the categories/nominees:

Best Novel Nominees

Best Novel Nominees

  • The Missing by Tim Gautreaux (Random House – Alfred A. Knopf)
  • The Odds by Kathleen George (Minotaur Books)
  • The Last Child by John Hart (Minotaur Books)
  • Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Huston (Random House – Ballantine Books)
  • Nemesis by Jo Nesbø, translated by Don Bartlett (HarperCollins)
  • A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn (Simon & Schuster – Atria Books)
Best First Novel By An American Author
  • The Girl She Used to Be by David Cristofano (Grand Central Publishing)
  • Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley (Simon & Schuster – Touchstone)
  • The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf (MIRA Books)
  • A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield (Minotaur Books – Thomas Dunne Books)
  • Black Water Rising by Attica Locke (HarperCollins)
  • In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff (Minotaur Books)
Best Paperback Original

  • Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbott (Simon & Schuster)
  • Havana Lunar by Robert Arellano (Akashic Books)
  • The Lord God Bird by Russell Hill (Pleasure Boat Studio – Caravel Books)
  • Body Blows by Marc Strange (Dundurn Press – Castle Street Mysteries)
  • The Herring-Seller’s Apprentice by L.C. Tyler (Felony & Mayhem Press)

For the complete list, click here.

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