Saturday, 29 April 2017

Agatha Award Winners - Malice Domestic

The Agatha Awards were presented at the Malice Domestic Banquet on 29th April 2017. Winners in each category were decided by the attendees of Malice Domestic 29.

Best Contemporary Novel
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)

Best Historical Novel
The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)

Best First Novel
The Semester of our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn (Henery Press)

Best Nonfiction

Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. Cleland (Writer's Digest Books)

Best Short Story
"Parallel Play" by Art Taylor in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning (Wildside Press)

Best Children/Young Adult
The Secret of the Puzzle Box: The Code Busters Club by Penny Warner (Darby Creek)

Lifetime Achievement: Charlaine Harris

Poirot Award: Martin Edwards

 A full list of all the nominees can be found here.

Congratulations to all the winners.

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