Awards & Winners

2009 Edgar Award

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2009 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Howard Blum

Honored for : American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century

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Nominee Nominated Work
Howard Blum American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century
Kate Summerscale The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
T. J. English Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba and Then Lost It to the Revolution
Jonathan Lopez The Man Who Made Vermeers
Simon Baatz For the Thrill of It: Leopold, Loeb, and the Murder That Shocked Chicago
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Martin McDonagh

Honored for : In Bruges

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Nominee Nominated Work
Joel Coen Burn After Reading
Ethan Coen Burn After Reading
Martin McDonagh In Bruges
Guillaume Canet Tell No One
Philippe Lefebvre Tell No One
Dick Clement The Bank Job
Ian La Frenais The Bank Job
Brad Anderson Transsiberian
Will Conroy Transsiberian
Edgar Award for Best Young Adult

John Green

Honored for : Paper Towns

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Nominee Nominated Work
John Green Paper Towns
Siobhan Dowd Bog Child
Susan Juby Getting the Girl
Jack D. Ferraiolo The Big Splash
Margot McDonnell Torn to Pieces
Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Francie Lin

Honored for : The Foreigner

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Nominee Nominated Work
Francie Lin The Foreigner
Tom Epperson The Kind One
David Fuller Sweetsmoke
Charlie Newton Calumet City
Justin Peacock A Cure for Night
Edgar Award for Best Television Episode Teleplay

Patrick Harbinson

Honored for : Prayer of the Bone

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Nominee Nominated Work
Barry O'Brien You May Now Kill the Bride
Series: CSI: Miami
David Wilcox Burn Card
Series: Law & Order
Ed Zuckerman Burn Card
Series: Law & Order
Patrick Harbinson Prayer of the Bone
Series: Wire in the Blood
Paul Grellong Streetwise
Series: Law & Order: SVU
Judith McCreary Signature
Edgar Award for Best Novel

C. J. Box

Honored for : Blue Heaven

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Nominee Nominated Work
Robert Ferrigno Sins of the Assassin
Morag Joss The Night Following
Karin Alvtegen Missing
C. J. Box Blue Heaven
Lisa Lutz Curse of the Spellmans
Declan Hughes The Price of Blood
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile

Tony Abbott

Honored for : The Postcard

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Nominee Nominated Work
Tony Abbott The Postcard
Brenda Seabrooke Cemetery Street
Graeme Base Enigma: A Magical Mystery
Patricia Reilly Giff Eleven
Michael P. Waite The Witches of Dredmoore Hollow
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

Meg Gardiner

Honored for : China Lake

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Nominee Nominated Work
Christa Faust Money Shot
Thomas Piccirilli The Cold Spot
Ed Gaffney Enemy Combatant
Meg Gardiner China Lake
Jenny Siler The Prince of Bagram Prison
Edgar Award for Best Short Story

T. Jefferson Parker

Honored for : Skinhead Central

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Nominee Nominated Work
Laura Lippman Scratch a Woman
T. Jefferson Parker Skinhead Central
Sean Chercover A Sleep Not Unlike Death
Dominique Mainard La Vie en Rose
David Edgerley Gates Skin and Bones
Edgar Award for Best Play

Ifa Bayeza

Honored for : The Ballad of Emmett Till

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Nominee Nominated Work
Jeffrey Hatcher Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Ifa Bayeza The Ballad of Emmett Till
Judy Klass Cell
Robert L. Fish Memorial Award

Joseph Guglielmelli

Honored for : Buckner's Error
Mary Higgins Clark Award

Bill Floyd

Honored for : The Killer\u2019s Wife

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Nominee Nominated Work
Betsy Thornton A Song For You
Louise Ure The Fault Tree
Bill Floyd The Killer\u2019s Wife
S.J. Bolton Sacrifice
Julie Kramer Stalking Susan
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Grand Master Award
Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical

Harry Lee Poe

Honored for : Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories

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Nominee Nominated Work
David Geherin Scene of the Crime: The Importance of Place in Crime and Mystery Fiction
Harry Lee Poe Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories
Frankie Y. Bailey African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study
Leonard Cassuto Hard-Boiled Sentimentality: The Secret History of American Crime Stories
Jean Murley The Rise of True Crime