Yesterday the Mystery Writers of America announced winners of the 2014 Edgar Allan Poe Awards for the “best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television published or produced in 2013.” Among the winners were:
- Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kruger (Best Novel)
- Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews (Best First Novel by an American Author)
- The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood (Best Paperback Original)
- The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower (Best Fact Crime)
- Episode 1 of The Fall by Allan Cubitt (Best Television Episode Teleplay)
Links are to the Amazon.com descriptions, but here’s a directory of independent mystery booksellers, organized by state. Maybe one is close to you!