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Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2012

Each Spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. These awards recognize the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television in the past year.

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 66th Gala Banquet, April 26, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

Week of September 5, 2011

In Robert B. Parker's 38th Spenser novel, PAINTED LADIES, Spenser had a simple job: protect an art scholar during a ransom exchange for a stolen painting. But no one was supposed to die.

In THREE STATIONS, Martin Cruz Smith produces a complex and haunting vision of an emergent Russia’s secret underclass of street urchins, greedy thugs and a bureaucracy still paralyzed by power and fear.