Agatha Award

The Agatha Awards, named for Agatha Christie, are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write in the cozy mystery subgenre (i.e. closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective). At an annual convention in Washington, D.C.,  the Agatha Awards are handed out by Malice Domestic Ltd, in six categories: Best Novel; Best First Mystery; Best Historical Novel; Best Short Story; Best Non-Fiction; Best Children's/Young Adult Mystery.

All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250145246
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Published: Minotaur Books - June 29th, 2021

Agatha Award 2021: Best Contemporary Novel


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Murder at the Mena House (A Jane Wunderly Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496725868
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Published: Kensington - February 23rd, 2021

Agatha Award 2021: Best First Mystery Novel


The Last Mrs. Summers (Royal Spyness Mystery) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451492883
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Published: Berkley Books - August 3rd, 2021

Agatha Afward 2021: Best Historical Mystery Novel


Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641605731
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Published: Chicago Review Press - September 7th, 2021

Agatha Award 2021: Best Nonfiction


The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250204455
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 28th, 2020

Agatha Award 2020: Best Contemporary Novel


The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541644472
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Published: Basic Books - November 5th, 2019

Agatha Award 2020: Best Nonfiction


Charity's Burden (Quaker Midwife Mystery #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780738756431
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Published: Midnight Ink - April 8th, 2019

Agatha Afward 2020: Best Historical Mystery Novel


One Night Gone Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525832192
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Published: Graydon House - October 1st, 2019

Agatha Award 2020: Best First Mystery Novel