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Edgar Winners 2011

Yikes! I threw a goose egg on my predictions. Ehhhh.... my fragile ego will have to heal when the wife wakes me up at 5:30 in the morning to watch Wills and Kate tie the knot..... oh dear.

The Hungry Detective congratulates all of the nominees and the winners!

Best Novel:
THE LOCK ARTIST - Steve Hamilton - Minotaur

Best First Novel by an American Author:
ROGUE ISLAND - Bruce DeSilva - Forge

Best Paperback Original:
LONG TIME COMING - Robert Goddard - Bantam

Best Fact Crime:
SCOREBOARD, BABY: A STORY OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL, CRIME, and COMPLICITY - Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry - University of Nebraska Press-Bison

Best Critical/Biographical:

Best Short Story:
“THE SECRET OF LILACS,” - Doug Allyn - Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, September/October 2010

Best Juvenile:
THE BUDDY FILES" THE CASE OF THE LOST BOY - Dori Hillestad Butler - Albert Whitman & Co.

Best Young Adult:
The INTERROGATION OF GABRIEL JAMES - Charlie Price - Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers)

Best Play:
The PSYCHIC - Sam Bobrick - Falcon Theatre, Burbank, California

Best Television Episode Teleplay:
“EPISODE 1,” Luther, teleplay by Neil Cross - BBC America


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