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Tuesday, February 17, 2004

2003 Agatha Award Nominees 

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the upcoming Malice Domestic Convention to be held on May 1, 2004. More comments later this afternoon.

BEST NOVEL

Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon by Donna Andrews (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Mumbo Gumbo by Jerrilyn Farmer (William Morrow)
Letter From Home by Carolyn Hart (Berkley Prime Crime)
Dream House by Rochelle Krich (Ballantine Books)
Last Lessons of Summer by Margaret Maron (Mysterious Press)
Shop till You Drop by Elaine Viets (Signet)

BEST FIRST NOVEL

Dealing in Murder by Elaine Flinn (Avon)
Haunted Ground by Erin Hart (Scribner)
Take the Bait by S. W. Hubbard (Pocket)
Alpine for You by Maddy Hunter (Pocket Books)
Murder Off Mike by Joyce Krieg (St. Martin's Minotaur)
O' Artful Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor (St. Martin's Minotaur)
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (Soho Press Inc.)

BEST NONFICTION

Mystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction, vol. 3 (parts 1 & 2) by Colleen A. Barnett (Poisoned Pen Press)

A Second Helping of Murder: More Diabolically Delicious Recipes from Contemporary Mystery Writers, edited by Jo Grossman and Robert Weibezahl (Poisoned Pen Press)

Atomic Renaissance: Women Mystery Writers of the 1940s and 1950s by Jeffrey Marks (Delphi Books)

Amelia Peabody's Egypt:Â A Compendium, edited by Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread (William Morrow)

Dick Francis Companion by Jean Swanson and Dean James (Berkley Prime Crime)

BEST SHORT STORY

"Doppleganger" by Rhys Bowen in Blood On Their Hands (Berkley Prime Crime)
"No Man's Land? by Elizabeth Foxwell in Blood On Their Hands (Berkley Prime Crime)
"Safety First" by Marcia Talley in Blood On Their Hands (Berkley Prime Crime)
"Red Meat" by Elaine Viets in Blood On Their Hands (Berkley Prime Crime)
"Sex and Bingo" by Elaine Viets in High Stakes (Signet)

BEST CHILDREN'S/YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

Gangsters at the Grand Atlantic by Sarah Masters Buckley (Pleasant Company)
Danger, Dynamite by Anne Capecci (Peachtree Publishers)
Ghost Light on Graveyard Shoal by Elizabeth McDavid Jones (Pleasant Company)
The 7th Knot by Kathleen Karr (Marshall Cavendish)
Mystery of the Equestrian Park by Gay Toltl Kinman (Amiser Quill Press)

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