2013 Edgar Award Winners

Love a good mystery? The Edgar Awards, named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. They honor the best of the best in the mystery genre, published or produced in the previous year. The 2013 winners were announced in May, and the winners are….

BEST NOVEL:  Live by Night by Dennis Lehane

BEST FIRST NOVEL: The Expats by Chris Pavone

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL:  The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

BEST FACT CRIME (also known as True Crime):  Midnight in Peking:

How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French

BEST YA:  Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein