Saturday, April 13, 2013

Do you like mysteries? Come vote for the best!

The following twelve books have been nominated for either an Edgar Award or an Agatha Award for the best mystery novel of 2012:

The Lost Ones - Ace Atkins
The Diva Digs Up the Dirt - Krista Davis
The Gods of Gotham - Lyndsay Faye
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn
Potboiler - Jesse Kellerman
Sunset - Al Lamanda
Live By Night - Dennis Lehane
A Fatal Winter - G.M. Malliet
The Buzzard Table - Margaret Maron
All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosely
The Beautiful Mystery - Louise Penny
The Other Woman - Hank Phillippi Ryan

The Edgar Award for best novel will be awarded by the Mystery Writers of America on May 12; the Agatha will be awarded by Malice Domestic on May 4.

But why should they have all the fun? Come to the library and vote for one of these books (or write in your favorite) for best mystery of 2012.

We'll announce our own winner on May 6.