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Book awards: New York Times Best Mysteries of the Year

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Works (152)

The Bait by Dorothy Uhnak1968
Blood Sport by Dick Francis1968
A Case of Need by Michael Crichton1968
Dover Goes to Pott by Joyce Porter1968
Fuzz by Ed McBain1968
Gideon's River by J. J. Marric1968
The girl in cabin B54 by Lucille Fletcher1968
Henrietta Who? by Catherine Aird1968
Murder Among Children by Tucker Coe1968
Murder's Burning by S. H. Courtier1968
The Nazi Hunter by Bynum Shaw1968
Picture Miss Seeton by Heron Carvic1968
The Valentine Estate by Stanley Ellin1968
The bellringer by Lawrence Kamarck1969
The Captors by John Farris1969
Colonel Blessington by Pamela Frankau1969
Forfeit by Dick Francis1969
The Girl in the Plain Brown Wrapper by John D. MacDonald1969
Hot Summer Killing by Judson Philips1969
Kellogg junction by Bart Spicer1969
The Last Doorbell by Joseph Harrington1969
The Old English Peep Show by Peter Dickinson1969
Sunday the Rabbi Stayed Home by Harry Kemelman1969
A Time of Predators by Joe Gores1969
The Todd Dossier by Collier Young1969
The wave hangs dark by Alan Dipper1969
When in Greece by Emma Lathen1969
The White Room by L. P. Davies1969
The Hot Rock by Donald E. Westlake1970
The Hound and the Fox and the Harper by Shaun Herron1970
Incident at 125th Street by John Edward Brown1970
The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjöwall1970
The Man with the Tiny Head by Ivor Drummond1970
Murder Among Thieves by Peter Alding1970
A Murder of Crows by Patrick Buchanan1970
Wax Apple by Tucker Coe1970
11 Harrowhouse by Gerald A. Browne1972
The Abominable Man by Maj Sjöwall1972
The apartment on K Street by Robert J. Travers1972
Bank Shot by Donald E. Westlake1972
Binary by Michael Crichton1972
Box 100 by Frank Leonard1972
The chickens in the airshaft by Steve Franklin1972
Davis Doesn't Live Here Any More by Jack Ripley1972
The Eiger Sanction by Trevanian1972
Father Pig by Burt Hirschfeld1972
Folio Forty-One. by Michael Sinclair1972
The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins1972
The gilt-edged traitor by Matthew Eden1972
Henry in a Silver Frame by James Eastwood1972
If you want to see your wife again ... a novel of suspense. by John Craig1972
The Judas Gospel by Peter Van Greenway1972
The Levanter by Eric Ambler1972
The Listener by John Gill1972
The Lizard in the Cup by Peter Dickinson1972
Mirror Mirror on the Wall by Stanley Ellin1972
A missing person by Oscar Millard1972
Murder at the Savoy by Maj Sjöwall1972
Murder Being Once Done by Ruth Rendell1972
Nemesis by Agatha Christie1972
The Night is a Child by Richard Llewellyn1972
The Nixon Recession Caper by Ralph Maloney1972
On the Prime Minister's Account by Olle Högstrand1972
The Open House by Michael Innes1972
The Porkchoppers by Ross Thomas1972
The Probability Factor by Walter Kempley1972
The Queen of America by Russell H. Greenan1972
The Savage Day by Jack Higgins1972
Shadow of a Tiger by Michael Collins1972
Shock Wave by Dorothy Salisbury Davis1972
Shroud for a Nightingale by P. D. James1972
The Steam Pig by James McClure1972
This Suitcase is Going to Explode by Tom Ardies1972
Through the Dark and Hairy Wood by Shaun Herron1972
A touch of darkness by John Crowe1972
The Wilby Conspiracy by Peter Driscoll1972
Any War Will Do by Eric Pace1973
Appleby's Answer by Michael Innes1973
The Avima Affair by Ned Calmer1973
The Billion Dollar Sure Thing by Paul E. Erdman1973
Blackstone by Richard Falkirk1973
The Boondocks by Desmond Lowden1973
Canto for a Gypsy by Martin Cruz Smith1973
The Cat's Eye by Claude Aveline1973
The Caterpillar Cop by James McClure1973
A Choice of Enemies by Ted Allbeury1973
Circle Of Fire by Mark Sadler1973
Colonel Butler's Wolf by Anthony Price1973
Dance Hall of the Dead by Tony Hillerman1973
Death Claims by Joseph Hansen1973
Death in the Snow by Richard Martin Stern1973
Fair Game by George Bartram1973
A File on Death by Kenneth Giles1973
Final Notice by Joe Gores1973
The Girl Who Passed for Normal by Hugh Fleetwood1973
Hail to the Chief by Ed McBain1973
Just Sheaffer : Or, Storms in the troubled heir by Ian Mowatt1973
Last Man at Arlington by Joseph DiMona1973
Life sentence by Olga Hesky1973
The Locked Room by Maj Sjöwall1973
A Maigret Trio [Maigret's Failure / Maigret in Society / Maigret and the Lazy Burglar] by Georges Simenon1973
The Medusa Touch by Peter Van Greenaway1973
Mister Target by William Harrington1973
The Mushroom Cave by Robert Rosenblum1973
The overlords by William Woolfolk1973
Please Pass the Guilt by Rex Stout1973
The Rainbird Pattern by Victor Canning1973
The Rocksburg Railroad Murders by K. C. Constantine1973
Rotten with honour by Derek Robinson1973
The Serpent Under It by Edith Taylor1973
The Silent Scream by Michael Collins1973
Spy In Chancery by Kenneth Benton1973
They Love Not Poison by Sara Woods1973
They've Shot the President's Daughter! by Edward Stewart1973
The Thief-Taker by Ben Healey1973
A Time for Scandal by Hans Hellmut Kirst1973
The tooth merchant;: A novel, by C. L. Sulzberger1973
Trevayne by Robert Ludlum1973
Trip Trap by Julian Rathbone1973
An Unsuitable Job for a Woman by P. D. James1973
The Vacancy by Patrick Mann1973
Year of the yahoo,: A novel by Victor Wartofsky1973
The adversaries by Edward Linn1974
Appleby's Other Story by Michael Innes1974
Epitaph for a Lobbyist by R. B. Dominic1974
The Fear Dealers by Robin Cade1974
Gently with the Innocents by Alan Hunter1974
The Highbinders by Oliver Bleeck1974
Hostage by Colin Mason1974
Interface by Joe Gores1974
The Kiriov Tapes by Owen Sela1974
Kosygin is Coming by Tom Ardies1974
Location Shots by J. F. Burke1974
The Man Who Liked to Look at Himself by K. C. Constantine1974
The manipulators by John Rossiter1974
No More Dying Then by Ruth Rendell1974
Penelope by William C. Anderson1974
The Platinum Bullet by Richard L Graves1974
The plot against Roger Rider by Julian Symons1974
The Poison Oracle by Peter Dickinson1974
The Poison Summer by Joe L. Hensley1974
A Raft of Swords by Duncan Kyle1974
The Ross Forgery by William H. Hallahan1974
Slay Ride by Dick Francis1974
Snowball by Ted Allbeury1974
The Spy Who Died of Boredom by George Mikes1974
Sweet and Low by Emma Lathen1974
The Threepersons Hunt by Brian Garfield1974
Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman1974
The Turquoise Lament by John D. MacDonald1974
The Yermakov Transfer by Derek Lambert1974
Yet She Must Die by Sara Woods1974

Award description

This list includes mysteries highlighted in year-end roundups in the New York Times. For best mysteries in the Times 1949-1968, see the award Anthony Boucher's Best Crime Fiction of the Year.


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