Agatha Award Winners Announced

Malice Domestic announced the winners for the 2020 Agatha Awards as follows:

Best Contemporary Novel: THE LONG CALL, by Ann Cleeves (Minotaur)

Best First Mystery Novel: ONE NIGHT GONE, by Tara Laskowski (Graydon House)

Best Historical Mystery: CHARITY’S BURDEN, by Edith Maxwell (Midnight Ink)

Best Nonfiction: THE MUTUAL ADMIRATION SOCIETY, by Mo Moulton (Basic Books)

Best Children/Young Adult: THE LAST CRYSTAL, by Frances Schoonmaker (Auctus Press)

Best Short Story: “The Last Word,” by Shawn Reilly Simmons (in MALICE DOMESTIC 14: MYSTERY MOST EDIBLE; Wildside Press)

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Ellen Hart

To see the nominees in all the categories, click here. The winners were announced on Saturday, May 02 online, and will attend the Agatha Awards Banquet at Malice Domestic 33 to be held from April 29 through May 02 next year in Bethesda, Maryland.