Book Awards » Edgar Award - Mystery

Edgar AwardCategory: Mystery
The Edgar Award, in honor of Edgar Allan Poe, is given by The Mystery Writers of America to the best in mystery fiction and nonfiction produced the previous year. The first Edgar was awarded in 1954. This is a list of the Best Novel Category

2015

Mr. Mercedes: A Novel
Mr. Mercedes: A Novel
Author: Stephen King
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 26


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $17.00
Buy New: $13.29 (save 21%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $9.39+1 PBS book credit (save 44%)

2014

Ordinary Grace
Ordinary Grace
Author: William Kent Krueger
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 48


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $16.00
Buy New: $12.79 (save 20%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $8.89+1 PBS book credit (save 44%)

2013

Live by Night (Coughlin, Bk 2)
Live by Night (Coughlin, Bk 2)
Author: Dennis Lehane
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 30


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2012

Gone
Gone
Author: Mo Hayder
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 5


Other Versions: Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2011

The Lock Artist
The Lock Artist
Author: Steve Hamilton
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 33


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Library), Audio CD (MP3 Una), Audio CD (Library), Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged)

2010

The Last Child
The Last Child
Author: John Hart
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 278


Other Versions: Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2009

Blue Heaven
Blue Heaven
Author: C. J. Box
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 114


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $8.99
Buy New: $9.19 (save -2%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $5.29+1 PBS book credit (save 41%)

2008

Down River
Down River
Author: John Hart
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 90


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $24.95
Buy New: $17.39 (save 30%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $13.49+1 PBS book credit (save 45%)

2007

The Janissary Tree (Yashim the Eunuch, Bk 1)
The Janissary Tree (Yashim the Eunuch, Bk 1)
Author: Jason Goodwin
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 23


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (MP3 Una)

2006

Citizen Vince : A Novel
Citizen Vince : A Novel
Author: Jess Walter
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 12


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD (Unabridged Library E), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

2005

California Girl
California Girl
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 62


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged library), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Ten 90-minute CD's), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged)

2004

Resurrection Men (Inspector Rebus, Bk 13)
Resurrection Men (Inspector Rebus, Bk 13)
Author: Ian Rankin
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 38


Other Versions: Audio CD (Library), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD (Abridged), Audio CD (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unab MP3), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unabridged)

2003

Winter and Night (Bill Smith, Lydia Chin , Bk 8)
Winter and Night (Bill Smith, Lydia Chin , Bk 8)
Author: S. J. Rozan
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 31


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio Cassette

2002

Silent Joe
Silent Joe
Author: T. Jefferson Parker
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 66


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Library), Audio CD (Abridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unab MP3)

2001

The Bottoms
The Bottoms
Author: Joe R. Lansdale
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 49


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover

2000

Bones (Irene Kelly, Bk 7)
Bones (Irene Kelly, Bk 7)
Author: Jan Burke
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 104


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback

1999

Mr. White's Confession
Mr. White's Confession
Author: Robert Clark
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 20


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged)

1998

Cimarron Rose (Billy Bob Holland, Bk 1)
Cimarron Rose (Billy Bob Holland, Bk 1)
Author: James Lee Burke
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 50


Other Versions: Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio CD (Abridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio CD, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback

1997

The Chatham School Affair
The Chatham School Affair
Author: Thomas H. Cook
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 62


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

1996

Come to Grief  (Sid Halley, Bk 3)
Come to Grief (Sid Halley, Bk 3)
Author: Dick Francis
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 72


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1995

The Red Scream (Mollie Cates, Bk 1)
The Red Scream (Mollie Cates, Bk 1)
Author: Mary Willis Walker
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 48


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1994

The Sculptress
The Sculptress
Author: Minette Walters
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 57


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (New edition), Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio CD (MP3 Una), Audio CD (Library), Audio Cassette (Library), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged multitrac), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback

1993

Bootlegger's Daughter  (Deborah Knott, Bk 1)
Bootlegger's Daughter (Deborah Knott, Bk 1)
Author: Margaret Maron
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 102


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover

1992

A Dance At The Slaughterhouse: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel
A Dance At The Slaughterhouse: A Matthew Scudder Crime Novel
Author: Lawrence Block
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 10


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged)

1991

New Orleans Mourning (Skip Langdon, Bk 1)
New Orleans Mourning (Skip Langdon, Bk 1)
Author: Julie Smith
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 52


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD, Paperback

1990

Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux, Bk 3)
Black Cherry Blues (Dave Robicheaux, Bk 3)
Author: James Lee Burke
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 130


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Audio Cassette (Abridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback

1989

A Cold Red Sunrise (Inspector Rostnikov, Bk 4)
A Cold Red Sunrise (Inspector Rostnikov, Bk 4)
Author: Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 16


Other Versions: Hardcover

1988

Old Bones (Gideon Oliver, Bk 4)
Old Bones (Gideon Oliver, Bk 4)
Author: Aaron Elkins
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 42


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback

1987

A Dark-Adapted Eye
A Dark-Adapted Eye
Author: Barbara Vine, Ruth Rendell
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 14


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (MP3 Una), Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $19.00
Buy New: $14.29 (save 24%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $10.39+1 PBS book credit (save 45%)

1986

The Suspect (Karl Alberg, Bk 1)
The Suspect (Karl Alberg, Bk 1)
Author: L. R. Wright
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 9


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1985

Briarpatch
Briarpatch
Author: Ross Thomas
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 9


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio CD, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback

1984

LaBrava
LaBrava
Author: Elmore Leonard
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 10


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1983

Billingsgate Shoal (Doc Adams Mysteries)
Billingsgate Shoal (Doc Adams Mysteries)
Author: Rick Boyer
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 3


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Paperback

1982

Peregrine
Peregrine
Author: William Bayer
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

1981

Whip Hand (Sid Halley, Bk 2)
Whip Hand (Sid Halley, Bk 2)
Author: Dick Francis
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 37


Other Versions: Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged)

1980

The Rheingold Route
The Rheingold Route
Author: Arthur Maling
  ?


Other Versions: Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged)

1979

Eye of the Needle
Eye of the Needle
Author: Ken Follett
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 124


Other Versions: Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unab MP3), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback

1978

Catch Me : Kill Me
Catch Me : Kill Me
Author: William H. Hallahan
  ?


Other Versions: Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Abridged), Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unab MP3), Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback

1977

Promised Land (Spenser, Bk 4)
Promised Land (Spenser, Bk 4)
Author: Robert B. Parker
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 98


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback

1976

Hopscotch (Otto Penzler Presents...)
Hopscotch (Otto Penzler Presents...)
Author: Brian Garfield
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

1975

Peter's Pence
Peter's Pence
Author: Jon Cleary
  ?


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1974

Dance Hall of the Dead (Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, Bk 2)
Dance Hall of the Dead (Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, Bk 2)
Author: Tony Hillerman
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 156


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback

1973

The Lingala Code
The Lingala Code
Author: Warren Kiefer
  ?


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback

1972

The Day of the Jackal
The Day of the Jackal
Author: Frederick Forsyth
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 39


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD (Home), Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unab MP3), Audio CD, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged library), Audio CD (Unabridged library), Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1971

The Laughing Policeman (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
The Laughing Policeman (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Author: Maj Sjowall, Per Wahloo
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 13


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged library), Audio CD (Unabridged library), Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback

1970

Forfeit
Forfeit
Author: Dick Francis
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 40


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette

1969

A Case of Need
A Case of Need
Author: Jeffrey Hudson, Michael Crichton
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
 33


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (Library)

1968

God Save the Mark : A Novel of Crime and Confusion
God Save the Mark : A Novel of Crime and Confusion
Author: Donald E. Westlake
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 15


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover

1967

The King of the Rainy Country
The King of the Rainy Country
Author: Nicolas Freeling
  ?


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback

1966

The Quiller Memorandum (Otto Penzler Presents...)
The Quiller Memorandum (Otto Penzler Presents...)
Author: Adam Hall
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD (MP3 Una), Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1965

The Spy Who Came In from the Cold
The Spy Who Came In from the Cold
Author: John le Carre
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 34


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette (UNABRIDGED), Audio Cassette, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Audio CD (Unabridged), Audio CD, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1964

The Light of Day (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
The Light of Day (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Author: Eric Ambler
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1963

Death and the Joyful Woman (Inspector George Felse, Bk 2)
Death and the Joyful Woman (Inspector George Felse, Bk 2)
Author: Ellis Peters
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 17


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover

1962

Gideon's Fire (Gideon, Bk 7)
Gideon's Fire (Gideon, Bk 7)
Author: J. J. Marric (John Creasey)
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover

1961

The Progress of a Crime
The Progress of a Crime
Author: Julian Symons
  ?


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover

1960

The Hours Before Dawn
The Hours Before Dawn
Author: Celia Fremlin
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1959

The Eighth Circle
The Eighth Circle
Author: Stanley Ellin
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1958

Room to Swing
Room to Swing
Author: Ed Lacy, Leonard Zinberg
  ?


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Paperback

1957

A Dram of Poison
A Dram of Poison
Author: Charlotte Armstrong
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover

1956

Beast in View
Beast in View
Author: Margaret Millar
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 3


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1955

The Long Goodbye (Philip Marlowe, Bk 6)
The Long Goodbye (Philip Marlowe, Bk 6)
Author: Raymond Chandler
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 51


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD (Abridged), Audio CD (Abridged), Hardcover, Paperback, Audio Cassette, Paperback, Audio CD (MP3 Una)

The Market's bargain prices are even better for Paperbackswap club members!
Retail Price: $14.95
Buy New: $12.19 (save 18%) or
Become a PBS member and pay $8.29+1 PBS book credit (save 44%)

1954

Beat Not the Bones
Beat Not the Bones
Author: Charlotte Jay
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 7


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged)