Agatha Award Nominees Announced!

  • Posted on: 2 March 2008
  • By: mysterylovescompany

The Nominees for Agatha Awards-Malice Domestic XX have been announced. Winners will be announced April 26, 2008 at the Malice Domestic XX. Congratulations to all nominees. If you would like signed copies of any of these books, please contact Mystery Loves Company www.mysterylovescompany.com before April 15th. MLC will be dealers at the Malice Domestic XX Convention. For more details about the Con please see http://www.malicedomestic.org/

BEST NOVEL
THE PENGUIN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH Donna Andrews, St. Martin's Minotaur
HER ROYAL SPYNESS Rhys Bowen, Penguin Group
HARD ROW Margaret Maron, Grand Central Publishing
A FATAL GRACE Louise Penny, St. Martin's Minotaur
MURDER WITH RESERVATIONS Elaine Viets, NAL

BEST FIRST NOVEL
A BEAUTIFUL BLUE DEATH Charles Finch, St. Martin's Minotaur
A REAL BASKET CASE Beth Groundwater, Five Star
SILENT IN THE GRAVE Deanna Raybourn, Mira
PRIME TIME Hank Phillippi Ryan, Harlequin

BEST NON-FICTION
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE: A LIFE IN LETTERS Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower and Charles Foley, Penguin Press
THE OFFICIAL NANCY DREW HANDBOOK Penny Warner, Quirck Productions

BEST SHORT STORY
"A RAT'S TALE" Donna Andrews, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Sept/Oct, 2007
"PLEASE WATCH YOUR STEP" Rhys Bowen, The Strand Spring, 2007
"CASINO GAMBLE" Nan Higginson, Murder New York Style. L & L Dreamspell
"DEATH WILL CLEAN YOUR CLOSET" Elizabeth Zelvin, Murder New York Style. L & L Dreamspell

BEST CHILDREN’S/YOUNG ADULT
A LIGHT IN THE CELLAR Sarah Masters Buckey, American Girl
BRAVO ZULU, SAMANTHA! Kathleen Benner Duble, Peachtree Publishers
COVER-UP: MYSTERY AT THE SUPER BOWL John Feinstein, Knopf (Random House)
THE FALCONER'S KNOT Mary Hoffman Bloomsbury, USA Childrens' Books
THEODOSIA AND THE SERPENTS OF CHAOS R.L. LaFevers, Houghton Mifflin

Happy Reading,
Kathy
Mystery Loves Company Booksellers