Below are highlights from The Mystery Writers of America list of nominees for the 2011 Edgar Awards. For the complete list, click here.
"Caught" by Harlan Coben (Penguin Group USA - Dutton)
"Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter" by Tom Franklin (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
"Faithful Place" by Tana French (Penguin Group USA - Viking)
"The Queen of Patpong" by Timothy Hallinan (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
"The Lock Artist" by Steve Hamilton (Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books)
"I'd Know You Anywhere" by Laura Lippman (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
"Rogue Island" by Bruce DeSilva (Tom Doherty Associates – Forge Books)
"The Poacher's Son" by Paul Doiron (Minotaur Books)
"The Serialist: A Novel" by David Gordon (Simon & Schuster)
"Galveston" by Nic Pizzolatto (Simon & Schuster - Scribner)
"Snow Angels" by James Thompson (Penguin Group USA – G.P. Putnam's Sons)
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
"Long Time Coming" by Robert Goddard (Random House - Bantam)
"The News Where You Are" by Catherine O'Flynn (Henry Holt)
"Expiration Date" by Duane Swierczynski (Minotaur Books)
"Vienna Secrets" by Frank Tallis (Random House Trade Paperbacks)
"Ten Little Herrings" by L.C. Tyler (Felony & Mayhem Press)
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