Edgar Award Nominees Announced

January 25, 2007

The Mystery Writers Of America has announced its nominees for the 2007 Edgar Allan Poe Awards honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film published or produced in 2006. Nominated for best novel are: “The Pale Blue Eyeby Louis Bayard; The Janissary Tree” by Jason Goodwin; “Gentlemen And Players by Joanne Harris; The Dead Hourby Denise Mina; The Virgin Of Small Plainsby Nancy Pickard; and The Liberation Movementsby Olen Steinhauer.

Nominated for best Young Adult are: The Road of the Dead by Kevin Brooks; The Christopher Killer by Alane Ferguson; Crunch Time” by Mariah Fredericks; Buried” by Robin Merrow MacCready; and The Night My Sister Went Missing by Carol Plum-Ucci.