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The Eminent Edgar Nominees Are Imminent!

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Here are the 2021 Edgar Award Nominees by category. The 75th Annual Edgar® Awards will be celebrated on April 29, 2021. If we own a copy of a nominated book, it will have its book cover with a link to it in our catalog. If we do not have a particular title, we can ask for one through Inter-Library Loan (ILL).

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Edgar for Best Novel

  °  Deepa Anaparra , Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line (Penguin Random House – Random House)  Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line
  °  Caroline B. Cooney, Before She Was Helen (Poisoned Pen Press)  Before She Was Helen
  °  Richard Osman, The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin Random House - Pamela Dorman Books) The Thursday Murder Club
  °  Ivy Pochoda, These Women (HarperCollins Publishers - Ecco) These Women 
  °  Kwei Quarty, The Missing American (William Morrow) Interlibrary Loan information
  Heather Young, The Distant Dead (HarperCollins Publishers - William Morrow)  The Distant Dead
Best First Novel by an American Author
  °  Nev March, Murder in Old Bombay (Minotaur Books) Murder in Old Bombay
  °  Caitlin Mullen, Please See Us (Simon & Schuster – Gallery Books) Please See Us
  °  Elizabeth Thomas, Catherine House (Kensington Books) Interlibrary Loan information
  °  David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Winter Counts (Ecco) Winter Counts
  °  Stephanie Wrobel, Darling Rose Gold (Penguin Random House - Berkley) Darling Rose Gold
Edgar for Best Paperback Original
  °  Alyssa Cole When No One is Watching (HarperCollins Publishers - William Morrow) When No One is Watching
  °  Brian Freeman, The Deep, Deep Snow  (Blackstone Publishing) The Deep Deep Snow
  °  Jess Lourey, Unspeakable Things  (Amazon Publishing – Thomas & Mercer) Murder at the Mena House
  °  The Keeper, Jessica Moor (Penguin Random House - Penguin Books) Interlibrary Loan information
  °  East of Hounslow, Khurrum Rahman (HarperCollins Publishers - Harper 360) Interlibrary Loan information
Mary Higgins Clark Award
  °  Mariah Fredericks, Death of an American Beauty  (Minotaur Books) Death of an American Beauty
  °  The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne by Elsa Hart (Minotaur Books)  The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne
  °  The Lucky One by Lori Rader-Day (HarperCollins Publishers – William Morrow) The Lucky One
  °  The First to Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books) The First to Lie
  °  Cold Wind by Paige Shelton (Minotaur Books) On Order


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