Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Agatha Awards
I'd like to introduce you to the Agatha Awards.
The Agatha Awards are bestowed for mystery and crime writers who write via the same method as author Agatha Christie - closed setting, no sex or violence, and an amateur detective. The award is presented at an annual convention in Washington, D.C.,and are handed out by Malice Domestic.
Here are the winners for best novel since 2000.
2000 - Storm Track - Margaret Maron
2001 - Murphy's Law - Rhys Bowen
2002 - You've Got Murder - Donna Andrews
2003 - Letter From Home - Carolyn Hart
2004 - Birds Of A Feather - Jacqueline Winspear
2005 - The Body In The Snowdrift - Katherine Hall Page
2006 - The Virgin Of Small Plains - Nancy Pickard
2007 - A Fatal Grace - Louise Penny
2008 - The Cruelest Month - Louise Penny
2009 - A Brutal Telling - Louise Penny
2010 - Bury Your Dead - Louise Penny
2011 - Three-Day Town - Margaret Maron