Edgar Allan Poe

The Edgar Allan Poe award is an award given in recognition of the year's best mystery novel.

Bluebird, Bluebird (A Highway 59 Mystery #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316363297
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 12th, 2017

A "heartbreakingly resonant" thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy-winning Fox TV show Empire (USA Today).

"In Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke had both mastered the thriller and exceeded it."-Ann Patchett

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ISBN: 9781455561797
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 6th, 2017

On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean.

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ISBN: 9781101984307
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Published: Dutton - June 7th, 2016

In the spellbinding and suspenseful Let Me Die in His Footsteps, Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, author Lori Roy wrests from a Southern town the secrets of two families touched by an evil that has passed between generations.

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ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as seven other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal.

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ISBN: 9780062292438
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 10th, 2015



Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062269492
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 19th, 2016

Winner of the Edgar® Award for Best Fact Crime

The true account of one boy’s lifelong search for his boarding-school bully.

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ISBN: 9781481422772
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 1st, 2016

Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best mystery
Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year

“Like its heroine, this contemporary mystery is compelling, offbeat, and fearless.” —The Horn Book

“A sensitive, suspenseful mystery that deftly navigates the uncertainty of mental illness.” —Kirkus Reviews

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ISBN: 9780062320872
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2016

Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery

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ISBN: 9781633880047
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Published: Seventh Street Books - July 7th, 2015

Mary Higgins Clark Award Winner! OLD RIVALRIES NEVER DIE. BUT SOME RIVALS DO. Juliet Townsend is used to losing. Back in high school, she lost every track team race to her best friend, Madeleine Bell. Ten years later, she’s still running behind, stuck in a dead-end job cleaning rooms at the Mid-Night Inn, a one-star motel that attracts only the cheap or the desperate.

Mr. Mercedes: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476754475
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Published: Gallery Books - January 6th, 2015

Now an AT&T Audience Original Series

#1 New York Times bestseller! In a high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. “Mr.

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ISBN: 9780393350784
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 6th, 2015

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel

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ISBN: 9780143124955
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Published: Penguin Books - January 7th, 2014

A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani

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ISBN: 9780062242167
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Published: Harper - October 14th, 2014

New York Times Bestseller

Edgar Award winner for Best Fact Crime

The Day of the Locust meets The Devil in the White City and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil in this juicy, untold Hollywood story: an addictive true tale of ambition, scandal, intrigue, murder, and the creation of the modern film industry.

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By Kate Milford, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780544052703
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Published: Clarion Books - August 26th, 2014

New York Times Bestseller
National Book Award Nominee
Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery

It’s wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler’s inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers’ adopted son, plans to spend his holidays relaxing.

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ISBN: 9781616204822
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 21st, 2015

An Edgar Award Winner, Best YA Novel 2015

Where there's smoke . . .

When Saba Khan’s apartment burns in a mysterious fire, possibly a hate crime, her high school rallies around her.

The Stranger You Know: A Maeve Kerrigan Crime Novel (Maeve Kerrigan Novels #4) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250048868
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Published: Minotaur Books - March 31st, 2015

He meets women. He gains their trust. He kills them. That's all London police detective Maeve Kerrigan knows about the man she is hunting. Three women have been strangled in their homes, and it appears to be the work of the same sadistic killer. With no sign of break-ins, every indication shows that the women let their attacker in willingly.

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ISBN: 9781451645859
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Published: Atria Books - March 4th, 2014


From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger, a brilliant new novel about a young man, a small town, and murder in the summer of 1961.

“That was it.

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ISBN: 9781476764177
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Published: Pocket Books - April 29th, 2014

“A great and dangerous spy-game is being played today between Russian intelligence and the CIA. Very few people know about it, but Jason Matthews does, and his thrilling Red Sparrow takes us deep inside this treacherous world. He’s an insider’s insider. And he is also a masterful storyteller. I loved this book and could not put it down.

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ISBN: 9780143123866
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Published: Penguin Books - July 30th, 2013

“The suspense keeps the pages flying, but what sets this one apart is the palpable sense of onrushing doom.” —Stephen King, “The Best Books I Read This Year”

The Edgar Award-winning psychological thriller that asks the question: how well can you truly know anyone?

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ISBN: 9781250042668
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 28th, 2014

"It's history that reads like a race-against-the-clock thriller." Harlan Coben

Daniel Stashower, the two-time Edgar award–winning author of The Beautiful Cigar Girl, uncovers the riveting true story of the "Baltimore Plot," an audacious conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln on the eve of the Civil War in THE HOUR OF PERIL.

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ISBN: 9780375873454
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Published: Yearling - January 7th, 2014

A Newbery Honor Book

An ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book

Winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel

“An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to the natural world. . . . Run out and read it. Right now.”—Newbery Medalist Karen Cushman

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ISBN: 9780316246767
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 2013

Dear Mr. S. Harris,

Ignore the blob of red in the top left corner. It's jam, not blood, though I don't think I need to tell you the difference. It wasn't your wife's jam the police found on your shoe. . . .

I know what it's like.

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ISBN: 9780345534224
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Published: Ballantine Books - December 31st, 2013


Jenny Milchman’s Cover of Snow is a remarkable debut, a gripping tale of suspense in the tradition of Gillian Flynn, Chris Bohjalian, and Nancy Pickard.

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ISBN: 9780062197757
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 14th, 2013

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties—now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Zoe Saldana, and Sienna Miller.

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ISBN: 9780770435721
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Published: Ballantine Books - January 22nd, 2013


Can we ever escape our secrets?

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ISBN: 9781594746741
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Published: Quirk Books - May 13th, 2013

“A genre-defying blend of crime writing and science fiction.” –Alexandra Alter, The New York Times

Winner of the 2013 Edgar® Award Winner for Best Paperback Original!

What’s the point in solving murders if we’re all going to die soon, anyway?

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ISBN: 9780143123361
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Published: Penguin Books - April 30th, 2013

Winner of the both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Non-Fiction Dagger from the author of City of Devils

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ISBN: 9780810997257
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Published: Amulet Books - October 1st, 2012

In this much-anticipated sequel to The Big Splash, junior high detective Matt Stevens is back on the case, bringing us another hilarious middle school noir.
When the star of the basketball team is blackmailed, it’s up to Matt, the lone voice for justice in a morass of middle school corruption, to figure out who’s behind the scheme. Is it eighth-grade crime lord Vinny “Mr.

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ISBN: 9781423152880
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2013

The beloved #1 New York Times bestseller, a "fiendishly plotted" (New York Times) "heart-in-your mouth adventure" (Washington Post), that "will take wing and soar into your heart" (Laurie Halse Anderson).

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ISBN: 9780765369130
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Published: Forge Books - July 2nd, 2013

Dirty politics, dirty tricks, and a barrage of final twists, The Other Woman is the first in an explosive new series by Hank Phillippi Ryan. Seduction, betrayal, and murder—it'll take a lot more than votes to win this election.

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ISBN: 9780802145703
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Published: Grove Press - February 14th, 2012

Now available in paperback from one of the most acclaimed authors in the thriller genre--praised as a "maestro of the sinister" by the New York Daily News--Mo Hayder delivers her most excruciatingly suspenseful novel to date. By turns thrilling and horrifying, Gone follows the investigation of a brilliant and twisted carjacker with a disturbing game to play.

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ISBN: 9780452297593
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Published: Dutton - February 28th, 2012

Winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel

"Don't be fooled by the novel's apparent simplicity: What emerges from the surface is a tale of extraordinary emotional power, one of longstanding pain set against the pulsating drumbeat of social change."

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ISBN: 9780312696955
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Published: Minotaur Books - March 1st, 2011

"I was the Miracle Boy, once upon a time. Later on, the Milford Mute. The Golden Boy. The Young Ghost. The Kid. The Boxman. The Lock Artist. That was all me.
But you can call me Mike."

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ISBN: 9780312642365
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Published: Minotaur Books - March 9th, 2010

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Novel