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MWA Announces 2012 Edgar Award Winners

Mystery Writers of America announced the winners of the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011.

BEST NOVEL

Gone by Mo Hayder
 

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

Bent Road by Lori Roy
 

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennett
 
BEST FACT CRIME

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
 
 
BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

On Conan Doyle: Or, the Whole Art of Storytelling by Michael Dirda
 
 
BEST SHORT STORY

 “The Man Who Took His Hat Off to the Driver of the Train” by Peter Turnbull


BEST JUVENILE

Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby


BEST YOUNG ADULT

 The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall
 
 
BEST PLAY

The Game’s Afoot by Ken Ludwig
 

BEST TELEVISION EPISODE TELEPLAY

 “Pilot” – Homeland, Teleplay by Alex Gansa, Howard Gordon & Gideon Raff
 
 

Born in La Mirada, California, Melissa M. Garcia has lived most of her life in the sometimes gritty, but always entertaining landscape that is Southern California. She graduated from California State University in Long Beach with a degree in English/Literature. Garcia is the author of the Luc Actar crime series (including Falling Angels and Chasing Demons) and the Death Valley Mystery series (Stranger: A Death Valley Mystery). She has also published an e-book collection, Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair.
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