2015 Edgar Award Winners Announced

EdgarThe Edgar Allan Poe Award Winners of 2015 were announced last evening. The award honors the best titles in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television, published or produced in 2014. Visit the Mystery Writers of America‘s website to learn more about the Edgars, and see the press release here. Below are the winning titles, with Booklist reviews linked when available:

BEST NOVEL

Mr. Mercedes, by Stephen King

BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR

Dry Bones in the Valley, by Tom Bouman

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

The Secret History of Las Vegas, by Chris Abani

BEST FACT CRIME

Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood, by William J. Mann

BEST CRITICAL/BIOGRAPHICAL

Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe, by J.W. Ocker

BEST SHORT STORY

“What Do You Do?”Rogues, by Gillian Flynn

BEST JUVENILE

Greenglass House, by Kate Milford

BEST YOUNG ADULT

The Art of Secrets, by James Klise

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