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.

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The Widows of Malabar Hill (A Perveen Mistry Novel #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616959760
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Published: Soho Crime - November 20th, 2018

Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel


A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder (A Countess of Harleigh Mystery #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496716880
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Published: Kensington - May 28th, 2019

Agatha Award for Best First Novel


Curses, Boiled Again!: A Lobster Shack Mystery Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250116703
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Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - January 30th, 2018

Agatha Award for Best First Novel 


Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivat E Your Readers Cover Image
By Jane K. Cleland, Donald Maass (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781440352331
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Published: Writer's Digest Books - June 26th, 2018

Agatha Award for Best Non-Fiction


Potion Problems (Just Add Magic #2) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534417410
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Published: Aladdin - August 21st, 2018

Agatha Award for Best Young Adult Mystery