As some of you might already know, they announced the Nominees for the 2011 Agatha Awards. The Malice Domestic Convention will be April 27-29 in Bethesda, Maryland.
Congratulations to all 2011 Agatha Award Nominees!
Best Short Story:
“Disarming” by Dana Cameron, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine – June 2011
“Dead Eye Gravy” by Krista Davis, Fish Tales: The Guppy Anthology
“Palace by the Lake” by Daryl Wood Gerber, Fish Tales: The Guppy Anthology
“Truth and Consequences” by Barb Goffman, Mystery Times Ten
“The Itinerary” by Roberta Isleib, MWA Presents the Rich and the Dead
Best Children’s/Young Adult:
Shelter by Harlan Coben
The Black Heart Crypt by Chris Grabenstein
Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby
The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey
The Code Busters Club, Case #1: The Secret of the Skeleton Key by Penny Warner
Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure by Leslie Budewitz
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Her Notebooks by John Curran
On Conan Doyle: Or, The Whole Art of Storytelling by Michael Dirda
Wilkie Collins, Vera Caspary and the Evolution of the Casebook Novel by A. B. Emrys
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by Charlaine Harris
Guest of Honor: Jan Burke
Toastmaster: Dana Cameron
Malice Remembers: Tony Hillerman
By the way, the Best Historical Novel (Mystery) is a new Agatha Award category. Must mean that a lot of us are reading (and enjoying) them!
Wow! What a line-up of wonderful mystery authors! Those of you who are lucky enough to be going to the Malice Domestic Convention this year are sure to have a mysteriously wonderful time!