Category Archives: Edgar Awards

Potboiler by Jesse Kellerman

This is another of the nominees for the Edgar for best novel.  I had a hard time with this one.  Here is a description of the main character that is dead on: “We have a profile on you running back … Continue reading

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All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley

The second Edgar Award Nominee in my pile is from Walter Mosely.  This is the fourth in a series starring Private Eye Leonid McGill. Why would I ever plant false evidence on a poor woman already going to jail?  A woman … Continue reading

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Reading the Edgar Nominees for Best Novel

I had a Cone of Shame Moment or two when I went to see how many Edgar Award Winners I’ve read.  I will be drummed out of the Mystery Reader’s Corps if word gets out, I’m sure of it. I … Continue reading

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The 2010 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Awards, presented annually since 1946 by the Mystery Writers of America were awarded April 29th, 2010. I’ve listed all of the winners here. Visit the official Mystery Writers of America Edgar page for the complete list of nominees … Continue reading

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California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker

Our mystery group selection for April was California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker.  This 2004 Edgar Award winner follows two families over time and at its center is the murder of a girl from one of those families. At first … Continue reading

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