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Edgar nom's announced - and one is a good friend!

If you write mysteries, you dream about getting an Edgar nomination. They are awarded by your peers. I've been up for the Agatha and the Anthony, but never for the Edgar. Yet. [Full disclosure: I hope.]

Best Novel Nominees
Missing by Karin Alvtegen
Blue Heaven by C.J. Box
Sins of the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno [Full disclosure: had dinner with him once - a great guy]
The Price of Blood by Declan Hughes
The Night Following by Morag Joss [Full disclosure: have paperback, haven't read it yet]
Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz[Full disclosure: read the first, loved it]

Best First Novel By An American Author
The Kind One by Tom Epperson
Sweetsmoke by David Fuller
The Foreigner by Francie Lin
Calumet City by Charlie Newton
A Cure for Night by Justin Peacock

Best Paperback Original
The Prince of Bagram by Alex Carr [By my good friend!!! She lives in the "other" Portland]
Money Shot by Christa Faust
Enemy Combatant by Ed Gaffney
China Lake by Meg Gardiner
The Cold Spot by Tom Piccirilli

Best Young Adult
Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd [Full disclosure: have it, haven't read it - yet]
The Big Splash by Jack D. Ferraiolo
Paper Towns by John Green [We met at a librarian's conference]
Getting the Girl by Susan Juby
Torn to Pieces by Margo McDonnell [Again: have it, haven't it read it yet]

Best Juvenile
The Postcard by Tony Abbott
Enigma: A Magical Mystery by Graeme Base
Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff
The Witches of Dredmoore Hollow by Riford McKenzie
Cemetary Street by Brenda Seabrooke



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