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Given by Mystery Readers International

Other Names: Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery Award (German)
128 Works / 129 Items 0 Books
The Macavity Award is named for the "mystery cat" of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats). Each year the members of Mystery Readers International nominate and vote for their favorite show more mysteries in four categories: Best Mystery Novel, Best First Mystery, Best Nonfiction/Critical, Best Mystery Short Story. Awards are presents annually at the Boucheron conference. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (130), Nominee (410), No Stage (2)
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Years:
All, 2019 (6), 2018 (6), 2017 (6), 2015 (6), 2014 (6), 2013 (6), 2012 (6), 2011 (6), 2010 (6), 2009 (7), 2008 (5), 2007 (6), 2006 (6), 2005 (6), 2004 (5), 2003 (5), 2002 (5), 2001 (4), 2000 (3), 1999 (5), 1998 (5), 1997 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (2), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (2), 1988 (2), 1987 (1)
Announced:
October 2023: Winner2023 Recent

Winner 31

Nominee 98

WorkYear
If I Die Tonight by Alison Gaylin2019
The Lost Man by Jane Harper2019
Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier2019
Hiroshima Boy by Naomi Hirahara2019
Under My Skin by Lisa Unger2019
The Marsh King's Daughter by Karen Dionne2018
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke2018
Glass Houses by Louise Penny2018
The Old Man by Thomas Perry2018
The Force by Don Winslow2018
You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott2017
Dark Fissures by Matt Coyle2017
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley2017
Real Tigers by Mick Herron2017
Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman2017
The Missing Place by Sophie Littlefield2015
The Killer Next Door by Alex Marwood2015
The Day She Died by Catriona McPherson2015
The Long Way Home by Louise Penny2015
The Last Death of Jack Harbin by Terry Shames2015
Sandrine's Case by Thomas H. Cook2014
Dead Lions by Mick Herron2014
The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood2014
How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny2014
Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin2014
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn2013
The Blackhouse by Peter May2013
The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro2013
The Twenty-Year Death (Hard Case Crime) by Ariel S. Winter2013
The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters2013
1222 by Anne Holt2012
The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz2012
The Ridge by Michael Koryta2012
A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny2012
Hell and Gone by Duane Swierczynski2012
The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke2011
Faithful Place by Tana French2011
The Queen of Patpong by Timothy Hallinan2011
Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer2011
The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard2011
Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbott2010
Necessary as Blood by Deborah Crombie2010
Nemesis by Jo Nesbo2010
The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny2010
The Shanghai Moon by S. J. Rozan2010
Trigger City by Sean Chercover2009
The Price of Blood by Declan Hughes2009
The Draining Lake by Arnaldur Indridason2009
Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz2009
The Cruellest Month by Louise Penny2009
The Fault Tree by Louise Ure2009
Soul Patch by Reed Farrel Coleman2008
The Unquiet by John Connolly2008
Blood of Paradise by David Corbett2008
Water Like a Stone by Deborah Crombie2008
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black2007
The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin2007
The Dead Hour by Denise Mina2007
Piece of My Heart by Peter Robinson2007
All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming2007
One Shot by Lee Child2006
Vanish by Tess Gerritsen2006
Solomon vs. Lord by Paul Levine2006
Strange Affair by Peter Robinson2006
The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow2006
Cold Case by Robin Burcell2005
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay2005
High Country Fall by Margaret Maron2005
California Girl by T. Jefferson Parker2005
Playing with Fire by Peter Robinson2005
The Delicate Storm by Giles Blunt2004
For the Love of Mike by Rhys Bowen2004
The Guards by Ken Bruen2004
Done for a Dime by David Corbett2004
Savannah Blues by Mary Kay Andrews2003
Jolie Blon's Bounce by James Lee Burke2003
Nine by Jan Burke2003
City of Bones by Michael Connelly2003
Tell No One by Harlan Coben2002
The Dead House by Linda Fairstein2002
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane2002
Silent Joe by T. Jefferson Parker2002
Guns and Roses: A Modern Mystery Set in Colonial Willamsburg by Taffy Cannon2001
The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale2001
The Whole Truth by Nancy Pickard2001
River of Darkness by Rennie Airth2000
L. A. Requiem by Robert Crais2000
In a Dry Season by Peter Robinson2000
Blind Descent by Nevada Barr1999
Butchers Hill by Laura Lippman1999
Home Fires by Margaret Maron1999
Blue by Abigail Padgett1999
Hocus by Jan Burke1998
Trunk Music by Michael Connelly1998
The Club Dumas by Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte1998
The Ax by Donald E. Westlake1998
To Live & Die in Dixie by Kathy Hogan Trocheck1994
Murder Unrenovated by P. M. Carlson1988

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