Awards & Winners

1984 Edgar Award

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1984 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Elmore Leonard

Honored for : LaBrava

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Nominee Nominated Work
Elmore Leonard LaBrava
Christopher Leach Texas Station
John le Carré The Little Drummer Girl
Umberto Eco The Name of the Rose
William McIlvanney The Papers of Tony Veitch
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Cynthia Voigt

Honored for : The Callender Papers

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Nominee Nominated Work
Cynthia Voigt The Callender Papers
Edward Irving Wortis Shadrach's Crossing
Betty Ren Wright The Dollhouse Murders
Jan Klaveness The Griffin Legacy
Eileen Dunlop The Maze Stone
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Will Harriss

Honored for : The Bay Psalm Book Murder

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Nominee Nominated Work
Will Harriss The Bay Psalm Book Murder
Andrew Taylor Caroline Minuscule
Carolyn Wheat Dead Man's Thoughts
Mark Schorr Red Diamond, Private Eye
Herbert Resnicow The Gold Solution
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

Margaret Tracy

Honored for : Mrs. White

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Nominee Nominated Work
Margaret Tracy Mrs. White
David Hagberg False Prophets
Eric Sauter Hunter
Richard Harper Kill Factor
Warren Murphy Trace
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Ruth Rendell

Honored for : The New Girlfriend

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Nominee Nominated Work
Ruth Rendell The New Girlfriend
Simon Brett Big Boy, Little Boy
Stanley Ellin Graffiti
Clark Howard Puerto Rican Blues
Joseph Hansen The Anderson Boy
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Shana Alexander

Honored for : Very Much a Lady

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Nominee Nominated Work
Shana Alexander Very Much a Lady
Lawrence O'Donnell Deadly Force
B.C. Hall Judgement Day
Bob Lancaster Judgement Day
Jack Olsen Son
William Wright The Von Bu?low affair
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Donald Spoto

Honored for : The Dark Side of Genius

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Nominee Nominated Work
Donald Spoto The Dark Side of Genius
Diane Johnson Dashiell Hammett
Fenton S. Bresler The Mystery of Georges Simenon
William W. Stowe The Poetics of Murder
Glenn Most The Poetics of Murder
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Lilly Carlson

Honored for : Locked Doors
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Jo Eisinger

Honored for : The Pencil

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jo Eisinger The Pencil
Jeff Melvoin Altared Steele
E. Jack Kaplan Grand Illusion
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

William Stratton

Honored for : Murder Me, Murder You

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Nominee Nominated Work
Walter Halsey Davis Jane Doe
Cynthia Whitcomb Jane Doe
Dennis Nemec Murder in Coweta County
William Stratton Murder Me, Murder You
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Dennis Potter

Honored for : Gorky Park

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Nominee Nominated Work
Dennis Potter Gorky Park
Ross Thomas Hammett
Dennis O'Flaherty Hammett
Tom Holland Psycho II
Special Edgars Award

John Michael Gibson, Richard Lancelyn Green

Honored for : A bibliography of A. Conan Doyle
Raven Award

Sylvia Field Porter

(Reader of the Year)