Awards & Winners

1980 Edgar Award

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1980 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Arthur Maling

Honored for : The Rheingold Route

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Nominee Nominated Work
Arthur Maling The Rheingold Route
C. P. Snow A Coat of Varnish
Robert Barnard Death of a Mystery Writer
Roger Longrigg Fire in the Barley
Ruth Rendell Make Death Love Me
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Joan Lowery Nixon

Honored for : The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore

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Nominee Nominated Work
Joan Lowery Nixon The Kidnapping of Christina Lattimore
Diane Redfield Massie Chameleon was a Spy
Remus F. Caroselli The Mystery Cottage in Left Field
Frances Wosmek Mystery of the Eagle's Claw
Lynn Hall The Whispered Horse
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Richard North Patterson

Honored for : The Lasko Tangent

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Nominee Nominated Work
Richard North Patterson The Lasko Tangent
John Logue Follow the Leader
R. R Irvine Night Trains
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

William L. DeAndrea

Honored for : The Hog Murders

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Nominee Nominated Work
William L. DeAndrea The Hog Murders
Michael Kurland The Infernal Device
David Hagberg The Kremlin Conspiracy
Glenn Kezer The Queen is Dead
David Heller Vortex
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Geoffrey Norman

Honored for : Armed and Dangerous
(Esquire, Volume: March '79)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Geoffrey Norman Armed and Dangerous
Esquire","Volume: March '79
Brian Garfield Scrimshaw
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine","Volume: December '79
Julian Symons The Boiler
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine","Volume: November '79
Paul Theroux The Imperial Ice House
Atlantic Monthly","Volume: April '79
Frederick Forsyth Used In Evidence
Playboy","Volume: December '79
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Robert Lindsey

Honored for : Falcon and the Snowman:A True Story of Friendship and Espionage

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Lindsey Falcon and the Snowman:A True Story of Friendship and Espionage
Shana Alexander Anyone's Daughter
Gary Cartwright Blood Will Tell
Stephen H. Gettinger Sentenced to Die
Clark Howard Zebra
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Ralph E. Hone

Honored for : Dorothy L. Sayers, A Literary Biography

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Nominee Nominated Work
Ralph E. Hone Dorothy L. Sayers, A Literary Biography
Margaret Hannay As Her Whimsey Took Her
H. R. F. Keating Sherlock Holmes: The Man and His World
Vera Caspary The Secrets of Grown-Ups
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

Richard Levinson, William Link

Honored for : Murder by Natural Causes

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Nominee Nominated Work
Richard Levinson Murder by Natural Causes
William Link Murder by Natural Causes
Frank D. Gilroy Nero Wolfe
Paul Monash Salem's Lot
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Robin Chapman, Roald Dahl

Honored for : Skin

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robin Chapman Skin
Roald Dahl Skin
Michele Gallery Hollywood
Mark Rodgers Only the Pretty Girls Die (1)
Stephen J. Cannell Stone
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Michael Crichton

Honored for : The Great Train Robbery

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Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Crichton The Great Train Robbery
John Hopkins Murder by Decree
Nicholas Meyer Time After Time
Edgar Award for Best Play

Ira Levin

Honored for : Deathtrap
Special Edgars Award

Chester Gould

Honored for : Dick Tracy
Special Edgars Award

Allen J. Hubin

Honored for : The bibliography of crime fiction, 1749-1975
Special Edgars Award

Robin Odell, J. H. H. Gaute

Honored for : The Murderers' Who's Who
Raven Award

The Muppet Show

(for the Episode Muppet Murders)