Awards & Winners

1986 Edgar Award

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1986 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

L. R. Wright

Honored for : The Suspect

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Nominee Nominated Work
L. R. Wright The Suspect
Simon Brett A Shock to the System
Ruth Rendell An Unkindness of Ravens
Paul Auster City of Glass
Ruth Rendell The Tree of Hands
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Patricia Windsor

Honored for : Sandman's Eyes

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Nominee Nominated Work
Patricia Windsor Sandman's Eyes
Lois Duncan Locked in Time
Gillian Cross On the Edge
Sandra Scoppettone Playing Murder
Lionel Davidson Screaming High
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Jonathan Kellerman

Honored for : When the Bough Breaks

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jonathan Kellerman When the Bough Breaks
Dick Lochte Sleeping Dog
Daniel Stashower The Adventures of the Ectoplasmic Man
Tony Fennelly Glory Hole Murders
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

Warren Murphy

Honored for : Trace

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Nominee Nominated Work
Warren Murphy Trace 5
Conall Ryan Black Gravity
Philip Ross Blue Heron
David Hagberg Broken Idols
Earl Emerson Poverty Bay
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

John Lutz

Honored for : Ride the Lightening
(Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Volume: January '85)

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Nominee Nominated Work
John Lutz Ride the Lightening
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine","Volume: January '85
Janwillem van de Wetering There Goes Ravelaar
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine","Volume: January '85
Arthur Lyons Trouble in Paradise
New Black Mask","Volume: January '85
Robert Barnard What's in a Name?
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine","Volume: June '85
Robert Twohy Yellow One-Eyed Cat
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine","Volume: May '85
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Steven M.L. Aronson, Natalie Robins

Honored for : Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family

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Nominee Nominated Work
Steven M.L. Aronson Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family
Natalie Robins Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family
Jonathan Coleman At Mother's Request: A True Story of Money, Murder and Betrayal
Shana Alexander Nutcracker: Money, Madness, Murder: A Family Album
Gordon Burn Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son
Ludovic Kennedy The Airman and the Carpenter: The Lindbergh Kidnapping and the Framing of Richard Hauptmann
Brian Kates The Murder of a Shopping Bag Lady
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Peter Lewis

Honored for : John Le Carre

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Nominee Nominated Work
Peter Lewis John Le Carre
Janet Morgan Agatha Christie
Robert A. Baker Private Eyes
Michael T. Nietzel Private Eyes
David Geherin American Private Eye
Stephan P. Clarke The Lord Peter Wimsey Companion
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Doug Allyn

Honored for : Final Rites
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Mick Garris

Honored for : The Amazing Falsworth

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Nominee Nominated Work
Mick Garris The Amazing Falsworth
Debra Frank The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice
Carl Sautter The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice
Buck Henry Wake Me When I'm Dead (aka. Murder Me Twice)
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

Richard Levinson, William Link

Honored for : Guilty Conscience

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Nominee Nominated Work
Richard Levinson Guilty Conscience
William Link Guilty Conscience
William Bleich Deadly Messages
John Gay Doubletake
Sue Grafton Love On The Run
Steve Humphrey Love On The Run
Dean Hargrove Perry Mason Returns
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

William Kelley, Earl W. Wallace

Honored for : Witness

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Nominee Nominated Work
William Kelley Witness
Earl W. Wallace Witness
Joel Coen Blood Simple
Ethan Coen Blood Simple
Andrew Bergman Fletch
Joe Eszterhas Jagged Edge
Peter Prince The Hit
Special Edgars Award

Walter Albert

Honored for : Detective and Mystery Fiction: An International Bibliography of Secondary Sources
Edgar Award for Best Play

Rupert Holmes

Honored for : Drood
Edgar Grand Master Award
Raven Award