Agatha Nominations Announced

  • Posted on: 17 February 2009
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Hi there,
Here are the just announced Nominations for Agatha Awards. Congrats to all the nominees. The Agatha winners will be announced @ the Awards banquet May 2 in Crystal City at the Malice Domestic Conference.
The Agatha Award is given in several categories for the best traditional mystery in 2008. Mystery Loves Company will be one of the dealers at Malice this year. If you would like more information you can visit their web site
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2008 Agatha Nominees
Best Novel:Six Geese A-Slaying by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books)A Royal Pain by Rhys Bowen (Penguin Group)The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)Buckingham Palace Gardens by Anne Perry (Random House)I Shall Not Want by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Minotaur Books)

Best First Novel:Through a Glass, Deadly by Sarah Atwell (Berkley Trade)The Diva Runs Out of Thyme by Krista Davis (Penguin Group)Pushing Up Daisies by Rosemary Harris (Minotaur Books)Death of a Cozy Writer by G.M. Malliet (Midnight Ink)Paper, Scissors, Death by Joanna Campbell Slan (Midnight Ink)

Best Non-fiction:African American Mystery Writers: A Historical & Thematic Study by Frankie Y. Bailey (McFarland & Co.)How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries by Kathy Lynn Emerson (Perseverance Press)Anthony Boucher, A Bibliography by Jeff Marks (McFarland & Co.) Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories by Dr. Harry Lee Poe (Metro Books)The Suspicions of Mr. Whitcher by KateSummerscale (Walker & Co.)

Best Short Story:"The Night Things Changed" by Dana Cameron,Wolfsbane & Mistletoe (Penguin Group)"Killing Time" by Jane Cleland, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine - November 2008"Dangerous Crossing" by Carla Coupe, Chesapeake Crimes 3 (Wildside Press)"Skull & Cross-Examinations" by Toni L.P. Kelner, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine - February 2008"A Nice Old Guy" by Nancy Pickard, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine - August 2008

Best Children's/Young Adult:Into the Dark by Peter Abrahams (Harper Collins)A Thief in the Theater (A Kit Mystery) by Sarah Masters Buckey(American Girl Publishers)The Crossroads by Chris Grabenstein(Random House Children's Books)The Great Circus Train Robbery by Nancy Means Wright (Hilliard & Harris)