The Edgar Awards are given by the Mystery Writers of America (of which I’m a proud member) to honor “the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced” in a given year.
Gotta love their motto? “Crime doesn’t pay … enough.
Usually, I’ve read several them, but too often they’re either from established authors I haven’t discovered … or from new authors, again who I haven’t discovered.
This may be the first year I haven’t read any of the nominated books, but I have seen Narcos Mexico, nominated for Best TV Episode Teleplay.
It’s a great place to discover new authors. You can find all of the nominees here.
The Mystery Corner
If you’re looking for a good book in the Mystery-Thriller-Suspense genre, look no further.
I’ve read over 2,000 books in this genre, usually at least one/week for decades, so feel free to reach out to me for some ideas.
In the meantime, here’s a summary of the almost 15,000 pages I tackled in 2021.