Awards & Winners

1997 Edgar Award

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1997 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Novel

Thomas H. Cook

Honored for : The Chatham School Affair

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Nominee Nominated Work
Thomas H. Cook The Chatham School Affair
Margaret Lawrence Hearts and Bones
Carolyn Wheat Mean Streak
Anne Perry Pentecost Alley
Laurie R. King With Child
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Award for Best Young Adult

Willo Davis Roberts

Honored for : Twisted Summer

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Nominee Nominated Work
Willo Davis Roberts Twisted Summer
Daniel Hayes Flyers
Rob MacGregor Hawk Moon
Pete Hautman Mr. Was
Mel Glenn Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Dorothy Miller

Honored for : The Clearing

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Nominee Nominated Work
Dorothy Miller The Clearing
Barbara Brooks Wallace Cousins in the Castle
John Neufield Gaps in Stone Walls
Edmund Wallace Hildick The Case of the Wiggling Wig
Helen Cavanagh The Last Piper
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

John Morgan Wilson

Honored for : Simple Justice: A Benjamin Justice Mystery

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Nominee Nominated Work
John Morgan Wilson Simple Justice: A Benjamin Justice Mystery
Michael C. White A Brother's Blood
Charles Todd A Test of Wills
Caroline Todd A Test of Wills
Margaret Moseley Bonita Faye
Sharon Penman The Queen's Man
The Ellery Queen Award
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

Harlan Coben

Honored for : Fade Away

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Nominee Nominated Work
Harlan Coben Fade Away
Joan M. Drury Silent Words
Teri Holbrook The Grass Widow
Robert D. Zimmerman Tribe: A Todd Mills Mystery
Susan Wade Walking Rain
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

Michael Malone

Honored for : Red Clay

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Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Malone Red Clay
S. J. Rozan Hoops
James Grady Kiss the Sky
David Corn My Murder
Brendan DuBois The Dark Snow
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Darcy O'Brien

Honored for : Power to Hurt: Inside a Judge's Chambers

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Nominee Nominated Work
Darcy O'Brien Power to Hurt: Inside a Judge's Chambers
Jim Fisher Fall Guys
Edward Humes No Matter How Loud I Shout
Vincent Bugliosi Outrage: The Five Reasons Why O. J. Simpson Got Away with Murder
Clinton Howard Swindle Trespasses
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Michael Atkinson

Honored for : The Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes

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Nominee Nominated Work
Michael Atkinson The Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes
Dawn B. Sova Agatha Christie A to Z
Willetta L. Heising Detecting Women 2: A Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women
Malcolm J. Turnbull Elusion Aforethought: The Life and Writing of Anthony Berkeley Cox
Stephen F. Soitos The Blues Detective
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

David Vaughn

Honored for : Prosecutor of DuPrey
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Billy Bob Thornton

Honored for : Sling Blade

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Nominee Nominated Work
Billy Bob Thornton Sling Blade
Joel Coen Fargo
Ethan Coen Fargo
Claude Chabrol La Cérémonie
John Sayles Lone Star
John Hodge Trainspotting
Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay

Jimmy McGovern

Honored for : Cracker
(Brotherly Love)

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jimmy McGovern Cracker
Brotherly Love
Malcolm Bradbury Dalziel and Pascoe
An Autumn Shroud
Paul Abbott Cracker
Best Boys
Ashley Pharoah Silent Witness
Darkness Visible
Paul Abbott Cracker
True Romance
Raven Award
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

I. C. Rapoport, Ed Zuckerman

Honored for : Deadbeat
(Series: Law & Order)

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Nominee Nominated Work
I. C. Rapoport Deadbeat
Series: Law & Order
Ed Zuckerman Deadbeat
Series: Law & Order
René Balcer Causa Mortis
Series: Law & Order
Paul Haggis Every Picture Tells a Story
EZ Streets
René Balcer Slave
Law & Order
Elaine Loeser Slave
Law & Order