2022 Agatha Award Winners Announced

Malice Domestic has announced the winners for the 2022 Agatha Awards as follows:

Best Contemporay Novel: CAJUN KISS OF DEATH, by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane)

Best Historical Novel: DEATH AT GREENWAY, by Lori Rader-Day (HarperCollins)

Best First Novel: ARSENIC AND ADOBO, by Mia P. Manansala (Berkley)

Best Short Story: “Bay of Reckoning,” by Shawn Reilly Simmons (from MURDER ON THE BEACH, Destination Murders)

Best Non-Fiction: HOW TO WRITE A MYSTERY, edited by Lee Child and Laurie R. King (Simon & Schuster)

Best Children’s/YA Mystery: I PLAY ONE ON TV, by Alan Orloff (Down & Out)

Two Separate Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients: Ellen Hart and Walter Mosley

The winners were announced on Saturday, April 23, during Malice Domestic 32-33-34, held at Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Bethesda, Maryland.