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Doubting Thomas by Robert Nicholas ReevesFirst Novel, 1986
Flood by Andrew VachssFirst Novel, 1986
The Gemini Man by Susan KellyFirst Novel, 1986
Killing Orders by Sara ParetskyNovel, 1986
The Lonely Silver Rain by John D. MacDonaldNovel, 1986
Murder Is Academic by P. M. CarlsonPaperback Original, 1986
The Plain Old Man by Charlotte MacLeodNovel, 1986
Poverty Bay by Earl EmersonPaperback Original, 1986
Shattered Moon by Kate GreenPaperback Original, 1986
The Shortest Way to Hades by Sarah CaudwellNovel, 1986
Sleeping Dog by Dick LochteFirst Novel, 1986
Sleightly Murder by Patrick A. KelleyPaperback Original, 1986
Back-Door Man by Rob KantnerPaperback Original, 1987
The Cat Who Saw Red by Lilian Jackson BraunPaperback Original, 1987
Dead Air by Mike LupicaFirst Novel, 1987
Floater by Joseph L. KoenigFirst Novel, 1987
Life's Work by Jonathan ValinNovel, 1987
No Body by Nancy PickardNovel, 1987
The Ritual Bath by Faye KellermanFirst Novel, 1987
Strangled Prose by Joan HessFirst Novel, 1987
Too Old a Cat by Warren MurphyPaperback Original, 1987
Trial by Fury by J. A. JancePaperback Original, 1987
Tropical Heat by John LutzNovel, 1987
When the Sacred Ginmill Closes by Lawrence BlockNovel, 1987
Bimbos of the Death Sun by Sharyn McCrumbPaperback Original, 1988
Bishop's Gambit, Declined by Conrad HaynesPaperback Original, 1988
The Cat Who Played Brahms by Lilian Jackson BraunPaperback Original, 1988
Death on Demand by Carolyn G. HartPaperback Original, 1988
Death on the Rocks by Michael AllegrettoFirst Novel, 1988
The House of Blue Lights by Robert J. BowmanFirst Novel, 1988
An Infinite Number of Monkeys by Les RobertsFirst Novel, 1988
Knight Fall by Monica FerrisFirst Novel, 1988
Marriage is Murder by Nancy PickardNovel, 1988
Old Bones by Aaron ElkinsNovel, 1988
Trojan Gold by Elizabeth PetersNovel, 1988
A Trouble of Fools by Linda BarnesNovel, 1988
Where Lawyers Fear to Tread by Lia MateraPaperback Original, 1988
Blood Shot by Sara ParetskyNovel, 1989
Carolina Skeletons by David StoutFirst Novel, 1989
Dead Crazy by Nancy PickardNovel, 1989
E Is for Evidence by Sue GraftonNovel, 1989
Fear of the Dark by Gar Anthony HaywoodFirst Novel, 1989
The Killings at Badger's Drift by Caroline GrahamFirst Novel, 1989
The Man Who Died Laughing by David HandlerPaperback Original, 1989
Murder by Impulse by D. R. MeredithPaperback Original, 1989
Murder Once Done by Mary Lou BennettFirst Novel, 1989
Murder Unrenovated by P. M. CarlsonPaperback Original, 1989
Paying the Piper by Sharyn McCrumbPaperback Original, 1989
Pepper Pike by Les RobertsNovel, 1989
Primary Target by Marilyn WallacePaperback Original, 1989
A Radical Departure by Lia MateraPaperback Original, 1989
Random Access Murder by Linda GrantFirst Novel, 1989
Shackles by Bill PronziniNovel, 1989
A Thief of Time by Tony HillermanNovel, 1989
The Widows Club by Dorothy CannellNovel, 1989
A Collector Of Photographs by Deborah ValentinePaperback Original, 1990
Corpus Christmas by Margaret MaronNovel, 1990
Grime and Punishment by Jill ChurchillFirst Novel, 1990
The Last Billable Hour by Susan WolfeFirst Novel, 1990
A Little Class on Murder by Carolyn G. HartNovel, 1990
The Mark Twain Murders by Edith SkomFirst Novel, 1990
The Mother Shadow by Melodie Johnson HoweFirst Novel, 1990
Murder by Deception by D. R. MeredithPaperback Original, 1990
On My Honor by M. BlackPaperback Original, 1990
Pious Deception by Susan DunlapNovel, 1990
Rough Justice by Andrew KlavanPaperback Original, 1990
Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott DavidsonFirst Novel, 1991
Dead in the Scrub by B.J. OliphantPaperback Original, 1991
Deadly Doses: A Writer's Guide to Poisons by Serita Deborah StevensCritical Work, 1991
Eric Ambler by Peter Elfed LewisCritical Work, 1991
The Good Fight by Lia MateraHardcover Novel, 1991
Grave Undertaking by James McCaheryFirst Novel, 1991
If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O by Sharyn McCrumbHardcover Novel, 1991
John Dickson Carr: A Critical Study by S. T. JoshiCritical Work, 1991
Kindred Crimes by Janet DawsonFirst Novel, 1991
New Orleans Mourning by Julie SmithHardcover Novel, 1991
Not a Creature Was Stirring by Jane HaddamPaperback Original, 1991
Sisters in Crime 2 by Marilyn WallacePaperback Original, 1991
A Ticket to the Boneyard by Lawrence BlockHardcover Novel, 1991
Trouble is Their Business: Private Eyes in Fiction, Film, and Television, 1927-1988 by John ConquestCritical Work, 1991
Where's Mommy Now? by Rochelle Majer KrichFirst Novel, 1991
And the Sea Will Tell by Vincent BugliosiTrue Crime, 1992
The Bulrush Murders by Rebecca RothenbergFirst Novel, 1992
Carpool by Mary CahillFirst Novel, 1992
Cat Crimes by Martin H. GreenbergShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1992
The chocolate box: An Edna Heathcott mystery by Leslie Elizabeth WattsFirst Novel, 1992
Christmas Stalkings by Charlotte MacLeodShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1992
Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinnissTrue Crime, 1992
Fifty Best Mysteries by Eleanor SullivanShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1992
Home Sweet Homicide by Cathleen JordanShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1992
Hour of the Hunter by J. A. JanceNovel, 1992
I.O.U. by Nancy PickardNovel, 1992
Jim Thompson : sleep with the devil by Michael J. McCauleyCritical Work, 1992
Locked Room Murders and Other Impossible Crimes: A Comprehensive Bibliography by Robert AdeyCritical Work, 1992
Love Nor Money by Linda GrantNovel, 1992
Murder on the Run by Gloria WhiteFirst Novel, 1992
Out of the Woodpile: Black Characters in Crime and Detective Fiction (Contributions to the Study of Popular Culture) by Frankie Y. BaileyCritical Work, 1992
Plausible Denial: Was the CIA Involved in the Assassination of JFK? by Mark LaneTrue Crime, 1992
A Relative Stranger by Margaret LuckeFirst Novel, 1992
Rogue Wave by Susan DunlapNovel, 1992
Single Stone, A by Marilyn WallaceNovel, 1992
Sins of the Father by Eileen FranklinTrue Crime, 1992
Sisters in Crime 4 by Marilyn WallaceShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1992
Talking Mysteries by Tony HillermanCritical Work, 1992
Twentieth-Century Crime and Mystery Writers (St James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers) by John ReillyCritical Work, 1992
Witnesses from the Grave: The Stories Bones Tell by Christopher JoyceTrue Crime, 1992
Alias S S Van Dine by John LougheryCritical Work, 1993
The Black Echo by Michael ConnellyFirst Novel, 1993
Blood Echoes: The Infamous Alday Mass Murder and Its Aftermath by Thomas H. CookTrue Crime, 1993
Booked to Die by John DunningNovel, 1993
Decked by Carol Higgins ClarkFirst Novel, 1993
Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life by David CoomesCritical Work, 1993
Everything She Ever Wanted by Ann RuleTrue Crime, 1993
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumbNovel, 1993
Lullaby Town by Robert CraisNovel, 1993
The Shadow of Death: The Hunt for a Serial Killer by Philip E. GinsburgTrue Crime, 1993
Southern Ghost by Carolyn G. HartNovel, 1993
Thyme of Death by Susan Wittig AlbertFirst Novel, 1993
The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd by Jana BommersbachTrue Crime, 1993
The Winter Widow by Charlene WeirFirst Novel, 1993
The Black Ice by Michael ConnellyNovel, 1994
Bohannon's Country by Joseph HansenShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1994
Child of Silence by Abigail PadgettFirst Novel, 1994
Consider the Crows by Charlene WeirNovel, 1994
Criminal Intent 1 by Marcia MullerShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1994
Death Comes as Epiphany by Sharan NewmanFirst Novel, 1994
Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul by Barbara ReynoldsCritical Work, 1994
Driven to Kill: The Terrifying True Account of Sex Killer Westley Allen Dodd by Gary C. KingTrue Crime, 1994
Goodnight, Irene by Jan BurkeFirst Novel, 1994
A Grave Talent by Laurie R. KingFirst Novel, 1994
O Little Town of Maggody by Joan HessNovel, 1994
The Misbegotten Son by Jack OlsenTrue Crime, 1994
Morons and Madmen by Earl W. EmersonNovel, 1994
Old Enemies by Janet LaPierreNovel, 1994
A Reader's Guide to the Private Eye Novel (Reader's Guides to Mystery Novels) by Gary Warren NiebuhrCritical Work, 1994
A Reader's Guide to the American Novel of Detection by Marvin LachmanCritical Work, 1994
Sacred Clowns by Tony HillermanNovel, 1994
The Saint by Burl BarerCritical Work, 1994
The Sculptress by Minette WaltersNovel, 1994
Some Days You Get the Bear by Lawrence BlockShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1994
Southern Discomfort by Margaret MaronNovel, 1994
To Live & Die in Dixie by Kathy Hogan TrocheckNovel, 1994
Until the Twelfth of Never by Bella StumboTrue Crime, 1994
The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories, 1993 by Edward D. HochShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1994
The 13th Juror by John LescroartNovel, 1995
Big Town by Doug J. SwansonFirst Novel, 1995
Black Betty by Walter MosleyNovel, 1995
Cold Shoulder by Lynda La PlanteNovel, 1995
The Complete History of Jack the Ripper by Philip SugdenTrue Crime, 1995
The Concrete Blonde by Michael ConnellyNovel, 1995
Crack Down by Val McDermidNovel, 1995
Cuckoo by Alex KeeganFirst Novel, 1995
Death of a Blue Lantern by Christopher WestFirst Novel, 1995
Dillinger : the untold story by G. Russell GirardinTrue Crime, 1995
A Drink Before the War by Dennis LehaneFirst Novel, 1995
Encyclopedia Mysteriosa: A Comprehensive Guide to the Art of Detection in Print, Film, Radio, and Television by William L. DeAndreaCritical Work, 1995
Every Breath You Take by Michelle SpringFirst Novel, 1995
The Faber Book of Murder by Simon RaeTrue Crime, 1995
The Fatal Art of Entertainment: Interviews With Mystery Writers by Rosemary HerbertCritical Work, 1995
Hollywood Nocturnes by James EllroyShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1995
Just a Corpse at Twilight by Janwillem van de WeteringNovel, 1995
K is for Killer by Sue GraftonNovel, 1995
Kolymsky Heights by Lionel DavidsonNovel, 1995
London Noir by Maxim JakubowskiShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1995
Mallory's Oracle by Carol O'ConnellFirst Novel, 1995
A Modern Treasury of Great Detective and Murder Mysteries by Edward GormanShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1995
Murder for Halloween: Tales of Suspense by Michele SlungShort Story Collection / Anthology, 1995
Murder on a Kibbutz by Batya GurNovel, 1995
Not Till the Red Fog Rises by Derek RaymondNovel, 1995
One for the Money by Janet EvanovichNovel, 1995
Pictures of Perfection by Reginald HillNovel, 1995
Shinjū by Laura Joh RowlandFirst Novel, 1995
Shot in the Heart by Mikal GilmoreTrue Crime, 1995
Snow Falling on Cedars by David GutersonFirst Novel, 1995
The Tony Hillerman Companion by Martin Harry GreenbergCritical Work, 1995
Bad Medicine by Eileen DreyerPaperback Original, 1996
Blue Lonesome by Bill PronziniNovel, 1996
Born to Kill: The Rise and Fall of America's Bloodiest Asian Gang by T. J. EnglishTrue Crime, 1996
Cat Crimes Takes a Vacation by Martin H. GreenbergShort Story Collection, 1996
Charged With Guilt by Gloria WhitePaperback Original, 1996
Circumstantial Evidence: Death, Life, And Justice In A Southern Town by Pete EarleyTrue Crime, 1996
Closet by R. D. ZimmermanPaperback Original, 1996
Crimes of the Heart by Carolyn G. HartShort Story Collection, 1996
A Far and Deadly Cry by Teri HolbrookPaperback Original, 1996
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books by Nicholas A. BasbanesCritical Work, 1996
Hammurabi's Code by Charles KenneyFirst Novel, 1996
Hard Christmas (A Cat Marsala mystery) by Barbara D'AmatoNovel, 1996
The Innocents by Richard BarreFirst Novel, 1996
John Dickson Carr: The Man Who Explained Miracles by Douglas G GreeneCritical Work, 1996
The Last Coyote by Michael ConnellyNovel, 1996
Malice Domestic 4: An Anthology of Original Traditional Mystery Stories by Carolyn G. HartShort Story Collection, 1996
Man Overboard: The Counterfeit Resurrection of Phil Champagne by Burl BarerTrue Crime, 1996
Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by John DouglasTrue Crime, 1996
Murder in Scorpio by Martha C. LawrenceFirst Novel, 1996
Ngaio Marsh by B. J. RahnCritical Work, 1996
Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson by Robert PolitoCritical Work, 1996
Spooks, Spies, and Private Eyes by Paula L. WoodsShort Story Collection, 1996
True Crime by Andrew KlavanNovel, 1996
Who the Hell is Wanda Fuca? by G. M. FordFirst Novel, 1996
A Brother's Blood: A Novel by Michael C. WhiteFirst Novel, 1997
By a Woman's Hand: A Guide to Mystery Fiction by Women by Jean Swanson[for the 2nd. ed.] Critical / Biographical, 1997
Fade Away by Harlan CobenPaperback Original, 1997
Firestorm by Nevada BarrNovel, 1997
The Grass Widow by Teri HolbrookPaperback Original, 1997
Hearts and Bones by Margaret LawrenceNovel, 1997
Lethal Genes by Linda GrantNovel, 1997
The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers: 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist by Dorothy L. SayersCritical / Biographical, 1997
Multiple Wounds by Alan RussellNovel, 1997
Mystery!: A Celebration by Ron MillerCritical / Biographical, 1997
Nobody's Chain Lays Straight by Steven WomackPaperback Original, 1997
A Test of Wills by Charles ToddFirst Novel, 1997
Tularosa by Michael McGarrityFirst Novel, 1997
Walking Rain by Susan WadePaperback Original, 1997
23 Shades of Black by K. J. A. WishniaPaperback Original, 1998
Bird Dog by Philip ReedFirst Novel, 1998
The Bum's Rush by G. M. FordCover Art, 1998
Charm City by Laura LippmanPaperback Original, 1998
The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-ReverteNovel, 1998
Deception Pass by Earl EmersonNovel, 1998
Devil's Food by Anthony BrunoNovel, 1998
Eye of the Cricket by James SallisNovel, 1998
Family Values by K. C. ConstantineCover Art, 1998
Fruitcake: A Mystery by Jane RubinoCover Art, 1998
If I Should Die by Grace F. EdwardsFirst Novel, 1998
Murdoch Mysteries: Except the Dying: A Novel by Maureen JenningsFirst Novel, 1998
The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata MasseyPaperback Original, 1998
Skin Deep, Blood Red by Robert SkinnerFirst Novel, 1998
Time Release by Martin J. SmithPaperback Original, 1998
Virgin Heat by Laurence ShamesCover Art, 1998
Blind Descent by Nevada BarrNovel, 1999
A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve HamiltonFirst Novel, 1999
Dark city : the lost world of film noir by Eddie MullerCritical Non-Fiction Work, 1999
Eleven Days by Donald HarstadFirst Novel, 1999
Framework for Death by Aileen SchumacherNovel, 1999
Gone, Baby, Gone by Dennis LehaneNovel, 1999
Murder Manual by Steven WomackPaperback Original, 1999
Mystery and Suspense Writers by Robin W. WinksCritical Non-Fiction Work, 1999
Mystery Reader's Walking Guide, Washington, D.C. by Alzina Stone DaleCritical Non-Fiction Work, 1999
On Beulah Height by Reginald HillNovel, 1999
Remedy for Treason by Caroline RoePaperback Original, 1999
Silk Stalkings: When Women Write of Murder by Victoria NicholsCritical Non-Fiction Work, 1999
Sympathy for the Devil by Jerrilyn FarmerFirst Novel, 1999
Tiger's Palette (Caroline Canfield Mysteries) by Jacqueline FiedlerFirst Novel, 1999
The Widower's Two-Step by Rick RiordanPaperback Original, 1999
Zen Attitude by Sujata MasseyPaperback Original, 1999
An Antidote for Avarice by Caroline RoePaperback Original, 2000
The Big Sleep by Raymond ChandlerNovel Of The Century, 2000
Bones by Jan BurkeNovel, 2000
Circles of Confusion by April HenryFirst Novel, 2000
Every Move She Makes by Robin BurcellPaperback Original, 2000
Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. SayersNovel Of The Century, 2000
Havana Outcast by Jose LatourPaperback Original, 2000
High Five by Janet EvanovichNovel, 2000
Inner City Blues by Paula L. WoodsFirst Novel, 2000
L. A. Requiem by Robert CraisNovel, 2000
Lucky Man by Tony DunbarPaperback Original, 2000
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell HammettNovel Of The Century, 2000
Murder in the Marais by Cara BlackFirst Novel, 2000
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha ChristieNovel Of The Century, 2000
Revenge of the Gypsy Queen by Kris NeriFirst Novel, 2000
River of Darkness by Rennie AirthNovel, 2000
Ross Macdonald : A Biography by Tom NolanNon-Fiction, 2000
Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle by Daniel StashowerNon-Fiction, 2000
The American Regional Mystery by Marvin LachmanNon-Fiction, 2001
Bad to the Bone by Katy MungerPaperback Original, 2001
Black Dog by Stephen BoothFirst Novel, 2001
The Bottoms by Joe R. LansdaleNovel, 2001
The Complete Christie: An Agatha Christie Encyclopedia by Matthew BunsonNon-Fiction, 2001
A Conspiracy of Paper by David LissFirst Novel, 2001
Deep South by Nevada BarrNovel, 2001
The Floating Lady Murder by Daniel StashowerPaperback Original, 2001
Hard-Boiled: Working Class Readers and Pulp Magazines by Erin A. SmithNon-Fiction, 2001
He Shall Thunder in the Sky by Elizabeth PetersNovel, 2001
The Ice Harvest by Scott PhillipsFirst Novel, 2001
The kidnapping of Rosie Dawn by Eric WrightPaperback Original, 2001
Killing Kin by Chassie WestPaperback Original, 2001
Legacy of the Dead by Charles ToddNovel, 2001
Listen to the Silence by Marcia MullerNovel, 2001
A Little Death by Laura WilsonPaperback Original, 2001
Magnolias and Mayhem by Jeffrey MarksAnthology / Short Story Collection, 2001
Malice Domestic 9: An Anthology of Original Traditional Mystery Stories by Joan HessAnthology / Short Story Collection, 2001
Run by Douglas E. WinterFirst Novel, 2001
Street Level by Bob TruluckFirst Novel, 2001
Tales Out of School: Mystery Stories by Carolyn WheatAnthology / Short Story Collection, 2001
Unholy Orders by Serita StevensAnthology / Short Story Collection, 2001
Women of Mystery: The Lives and Works of Notable Women Crime Novelists by Martha Hailey DuBoseNon-Fiction, 2001
Austin City Blue by Jan GrapeFirst Novel, 2002
Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers by Jo HammettNon-Fiction, 2002
Dead of Winter by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original, 2002
The Devil Went Down to Austin by Rick RiordanNovel, 2002
The Devil's Redhead by David CorbettFirst Novel, 2002
Dim Sum Dead by Jerrilyn FarmerPaperback Original, 2002
Flight by Jan BurkeNovel, 2002
The Ghost Sitter by Peni R. GriffinYoung Adult, 2002
The history of mystery by Max Allan CollinsNon-Fiction, 2002
The Houdini Specter by Daniel StashowerPaperback Original, 2002
The Jasmine Trade by Denise HamiltonFirst Novel, 2002
A Kiss Gone Bad by Jeff AbbottPaperback Original, 2002
Reflecting the Sky by S. J. RozanNovel, 2002
Tell No One by Harlan CobenNovel, 2002
Third Person Singular: A Mars Bahr Mystery (Mars Bahr Mysteries) by Kj EricksonFirst Novel, 2002
The Viking Claw by Michael DahlYoung Adult, 2002
Who Was That Lady? Craig Rice: The Queen of Screwball Mystery by Jeffrey MarksNon-Fiction, 2002
A Witness Above by Andy StrakaFirst Novel, 2002
Writing the Mystery: A Start to Finish Guide for Both Novice and Professional by G. Miki HaydenNon-Fiction, 2002
Black Jack Point by Jeff AbbottPaperback Original, 2003
The Blue Edge of Midnight by Jonathon KingFirst Novel, 2003
The Distance by Eddie MullerFirst Novel, 2003
An Eye for Murder by Libby Fischer HellmannFirst Novel, 2003
Hell to Pay by George P. PelecanosNovel, 2003
Intent to Sell by Jeffrey MarksCritical Work, 2003
A Killing Sky by Andy StrakaPaperback Original, 2003
The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Modern Crime Fiction by Mike AshleyNon-Fiction, 2003
Murder in the Sentier by Cara BlackNovel, 2003
North of Nowhere by Steve HamiltonNovel, 2003
Paint It Black by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original, 2003
Six Strokes Under by Roberta IsleibPaperback Original, 2003
Watchlist: Two Serial Thrillers in One Killer Book by Jeffery DeaverFirst Novel, 2003
Winter and Night by S. J. RozanNovel, 2003
Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith by Andrew WilsonNon-Fiction, 2004
Blood Is the Sky by Steve HamiltonNovel, 2004
The Bridge of Sighs by Olen SteinhauerHistorical Mystery, 2004
Dealing in Murder by Elaine FlinnPaperback Original, 2004
Death of a Nationalist (Soho Crime) by Rebecca PawelFirst Novel, 2004
The Eternity Code by Eoin ColferYoung Adult, 2004
Feast of Fools by Bridget CrowleyYoung Adult, 2004
Find Me Again by Sylvia Maultash WarshPaperback Original, 2004
Haunted Ground by Erin HartFirst Novel, 2004
Interrogations by Jon JordanNon-Fiction, 2004
Let Loose the Dogs by Maureen JenningsHistorical Mystery, 2004
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline WinspearHistorical Mystery, 2004
Mystery Women: An Encyclopedia of Leading Women Characters in Mystery Fiction, Vol.1 (1860-1979) Revised by Colleen BarnettNon-Fiction, 2004
No Escape by Norah McClintockYoung Adult, 2004
The Seventh Knot by Kathleen KarrYoung Adult, 2004
Shutter Island by Dennis LehaneNovel, 2004
The Story of Jane Doe: A Book About Rape by Jane DoeNon-Fiction, 2004
The Summer that Never Was by Peter RobinsonNovel, 2004
Thicker Than Water by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original, 2004
Tough Luck by Jason StarrPaperback Original, 2004
Wiley's Lament by Lono WaiwaioleFirst Novel, 2004
Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives and Broken Hearts by Julian RubinsteinNon-Fiction, 2005
Blue Blood by Edward ConlonNon-Fiction, 2005
Blue Blood by Susan McBridePaperback Original, 2005
By a Spider's Thread by Laura LippmanNovel, 2005
California Girl by T. Jefferson ParkerNovel, 2005
Cold Case by Robin BurcellPaperback Original, 2005
The Halo Effect by M. J. RosePaperback Original, 2005
The Killing of the Tinkers by Ken BruenNovel, 2005
The Madman's Tale by John KatzenbachNovel, 2005
Out of the Deep I Cry by Julia Spencer-FlemingNovel, 2005
Putt to Death by Roberta IsleibPaperback Original, 2005
Retribution by Jilliane HoffmanFirst Novel, 2005
Uncommon Grounds by Sandra BalzoFirst Novel, 2005
Whiskey Sour by J.A. KonrathFirst Novel, 2005
The Baby Game by Randall HicksFirst Novel, 2006
Bloodlines by Jan BurkeNovel, 2006
The Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Susan McBridePaperback Original, 2006
Immoral by Brian FreemanFirst Novel, 2006
A Killing Rain by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original, 2006
Kiss Her Goodbye (Hard Case Crime) by Allan GuthriePaperback Original, 2006
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael ConnellyNovel, 2006
Officer Down by Theresa SchwegelFirst Novel, 2006
Red Leaves by Thomas H. CookNovel, 2006
Six Bad Things by Charlie HustonPaperback Original, 2006
To the Power of Three by Laura LippmanNovel, 2006
47 Rules of Highly Effective Bank Robbers by Troy CookPaperback Original, 2007
All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-FlemingNovel, 2007
Baby Shark by Robert FatePaperback Original, 2007
The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder by Daniel StashowerNon-Fiction, 2007
The Cleanup by Sean DoolittlePaperback Original, 2007
A Dangerous Man by Charlie HustonPaperback Original, 2007
The Dead Hour by Denise MinaNovel, 2007
Don't Murder Your Mystery by Chris RoerdenNon-Fiction, 2007
A Field of Darkness by Cornelia ReadFirst Novel, 2007
The Harrowing by Alexandra SokoloffFirst Novel, 2007
Holmes on the Range by Steve HockensmithFirst Novel, 2007
Kidnapped by Jan BurkeNovel, 2007
The King of Lies by John HartFirst Novel, 2007
Read 'Em Their Writes: A Handbook for Mystery and Crime Fiction Book Discussions by Gary Warren NiebuhrNon-Fiction, 2007
The Science of Sherlock Holmes by E. J. WagnerNon-Fiction, 2007
Shotgun Opera by Victor GischlerPaperback Original, 2007
Snakeskin Shamisen by Naomi HiraharaPaperback Original, 2007
The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy PickardNovel, 2007
Baby Shark's Beaumont Blues by Robert FatePaperback Original, 2008
Bad Luck and Trouble by Lee ChildNovel, 2008
Big City, Bad Blood by Sean ChercoverBest First Novel, 2008
The Blade Itself by Marcus SakeyFirst Novel, 2008
Blood of Paradise by David CorbettPaperback Original, 2008
Deviance in Contemporary Crime Fiction (Crime Files) by Christiana GregoriouCritical Work, 2008
The Essential Mystery Lists: For Readers, Collectors, and Librarians by Roger M SobinCritical Work, 2008
Head Games by Craig McDonaldBest First Novel, 2008
Queenpin by Megan AbbottPaperback Original, 2008
Slide by Ken BruenPaperback Original, 2008
The Spellman Files by Lisa LutzFirst Novel, 2008
Thunder Bay by William Kent KruegerNovel, 2008
The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee BurkeNovel, 2008
The Triumph of the Thriller: How Cops, Crooks, and Cannibals Captured Popular Fiction by Patrick AndersonCritical Work, 2008
The Watchman by Robert CraisNovel, 2008
African American Mystery Writers: A Historical and Thematic Study by Frankie Y. BaileyCritical Work, 2009
Child 44 by Tom Rob SmithFirst Novel, 2009
The Cruelest Month by Louise PennyBest Novel, 2009
Death of a Cozy Writer by G. M. MallietFirst Novel, 2009
Death was the Other Woman by Linda L. RichardsCover Art, 2009
Death Will Get You Sober by Elizabeth ZelvinCover Art, 2009
The Fault Tree by Louise UreCover Art, 2009
The First Quarry by Max Allan CollinsPaperback Original, 2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonNovel, 2009
How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries: The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past by Kathy Lynn EmersonCritical Work, 2009
In a Dark Season by Vicki LanePaperback Original, 2009
Kiss Me, Kill Me by Lauren HendersonChildren's / Young Adult, 2009
Money Shot by Christa FaustPaperback Original, 2009
The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee StewartChildren's / Young Adult, 2009
Paper Towns by John GreenChildren's / Young Adult, 2009
Pushing Up Daisies by Rosemary HarrisBest First Novel, 2009
Red Knife by William Kent KruegerBest Novel, 2009
South of Hell by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original, 2009
Stalking Susan by Julie KramerBest First Novel, 2009
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate SummerscaleCritical Work, 2009
Trigger City by Sean ChercoverBest Novel, 2009
Bury Me Deep by Megan Abbottnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2010
Dame Agatha's Shorts by Elena Santangelonot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2010
Death and the Lit Chick by G. M. MallietBest Paperback Original, 2010
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larssonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2010
Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King by Lisa Rogaknot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2010
In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoffnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2010
The Last Child by John Hartnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2010
The Lineup: The World's Greatest Crime Writers Tell the Inside Story of Their Greatest Detectives by Otto Penzlernot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2010
The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death by Charlie Hustonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2010
Quarry in the Middle by Max Allan Collinsnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2010
The Shanghai Moon by S. J. Rozannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2010
Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruleynot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2010
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradleynot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2010
The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith by Joan Schenkarnot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2010
Tower by Ken Bruennot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2010
The Twelve by Stuart Nevillenot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2010
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom FranklinNovel, 2011
Drive Time by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2011
Faithful Place by Tana FrenchNovel, 2011
The Hanging Tree by Bryan GruleyBest Paperback Original, 2011
I'd Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippmannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2011
The Lock Artist by Steve Hamiltonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2011
Long Time Coming by Robert Goddardnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2011
The Poacher's Son by Paul Doironnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2011
Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilvanot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2011
The Sherlockian by Graham MooreFirst Novel, 2011
Snow Angels by James Thompsonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2011
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads by David Morrellnot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2011
Vienna Secrets by Frank TallisBest Paperback Original, 2011
The Wire: Truth Be Told by Rafael Alvareznot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2011
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making by John Currannot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2012
All Cry Chaos by Leonard RosenBest Novel, 2012
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. WatsonFirst Novel, 2012
Books, Crooks and Counselors: How to Write Accurately About Criminal Law and Courtroom Procedure by Leslie Budewitznot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2012
Choke Hold by Christa Faustnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2012
The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennettnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2012
Deadly Communion by Frank Tallisnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2012
Death of the Mantis by Michael StanleyBest Paperback Original, 2012
Detecting Women: Gender and the Hollywood Detective Film by Philippa Gatesnot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2012
The Drop by Michael Connellynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2012
The End of Everything by Megan Abbottnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2012
Fun and Games by Duane SwierczynskiBest Paperback Original, 2012
Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Colemannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2012
The Informationist by Taylor StevensBest First Novel, 2012
Nazareth Child (Del Shannon, Book 1) by Darrell JamesBest First Novel, 2012
On Conan Doyle: or, the The Whole Art of Storytelling by Michael Dirdanot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2012
One Was a Soldier by Julia Spencer-FlemingBest Novel, 2012
Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfeldernot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2012
Who Do, Voodoo? by Rochelle Staabnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2012
The 500 by Matthew Quirknot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2013
And She Was by Alison Gaylinnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2013
Black Fridays by Michael Searsnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2013
Blessed Are the Dead by Malla Nunnnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2013
Blood Relations: The Selected Letters of Ellery Queen, 1947-1950 by Joseph Goodrichnot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2013
Dare Me by Megan Abbottnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2013
Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedmannot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2013
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynnnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2013
The Grand Tour: Around the World With the Queen of Mystery by Agatha Christienot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2013
In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero by Otto PenzlerCritical Work, 2013
More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered (Marder and Mayhem) by Douglas P. Lylenot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2013
Murder for Choir by Joelle Charbonneaunot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2013
The Other Woman by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2013
The Professionals by Owen LaukkanenFirst Novel 2013
The Trinity Game by Sean Chercovernot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2013
Whiplash River: A Novel by Lou Berneynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2013
All The Wild Children: A noir memoir by Josh Stallingsnot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2014
The Big Reap (The Collector) by Chris F. Holmnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2014
A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara J. Henrynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2014
Ghostman by Roger Hobbsnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2014
The Hard Bounce by Todd Robinsonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2014
Joyland by Stephen KingBest Paperback Original, 2014
Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikovanot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2014
Rage Against the Dying by Becky Mastermannot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2014
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreightBest First Novel, 2014
The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines by Cate LineberryCritical Work, 2014
Suspect by Robert CraisBest Novel, 2014
Through the Evil Days by Julia Spencer-Flemingnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2014
Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense by Sarah Weinmannot in English Common KnowledgeCritical Work, 2014
The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwoodnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2014
The Wrong Girl by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2014
Blessed Are the Dead by Kristi Belcaminonot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2015
Death Dealer: How Cops and Cadaver Dogs Brought a Killer to Justice by Kate Clark Floranot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical or Non-fiction Work, 2015
The Figure of the Detective: A Literary History and Analysis by Charles Brownsonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical or Non-fiction Work, 2015
Ice Shear by M. P. CooleyBest First Novel, 2015
Invisible City by Julia DahlBest First Novel, 2015
The Killer Next Door by Alex Marwoodnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2015
Lamentation by Joe Cliffordnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2015
The Life We Bury by Allen EskensFirst Novel, 2015
The Long Way Home by Louise Pennynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2015
No Stone Unturned: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries) by James W. Ziskinnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2015
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe by J. W. Ockernot in English Common KnowledgeBest Critical or Non-fiction Work, 2015
The Secret Place by Tana Frenchnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2015
Stay With Me by Alison Gaylinnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2015
Truth Be Told by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2015
World of Trouble by Ben H. Wintersnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2015
Bull Mountain by Brian Panowichnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2016
The Child Garden by Catriona McPhersonnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2016
Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbottnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2016
The Golden Age of Murder by Martin Edwardsnot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction, 2016
Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKintynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2016
Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-Daynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2016
The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan WardNonfiction, 2016
Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald by Suzanne MarrsNonfiction, 2016
The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook: Wickedly Good Meals and Desserts to Die For by Kate Whitenot in English Common KnowledgeNonfiction, 2016
The Nature of the Beast by Louise Pennynot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2016
New Yorked by Rob Hartnot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2016
Night Tremors by Matt CoyleBest Paperback Original, 2016
On The Road with Del & Louise: A Novel in Stories by Art Taylornot in English Common KnowledgeBest First Novel, 2016
Stone Cold Dead: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries) by James W. Ziskinnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Paperback Original, 2016
What You See by Hank Phillippi Ryannot in English Common KnowledgeBest Novel, 2016
Young Americans by Josh StallingsBest Paperback Original, 2016
Dodgers by Bill BeverlyFirst Novel, 2017
Red Right Hand by Chris HolmNovel, 2017
Where It Hurts by Reed Farrel ColemanNovel, 2017
Wilde Lake by Laura LippmanNovel, 2017
You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott Novel, 2017
How To Kill Friends And Implicate People by Jay StringerPaperback Original, 2017
Leadfoot by Eric BeetnerPaperback Original, 2017
Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty Paperback Original, 2017
Salem's Cipher by Jess LoureyPaperback Original, 2017
Shot In Detroit by Patricia AbbottPaperback Original, 2017
Decanting a Murder (A Sommelier Mystery) by Nadine NettmannFirst Novel, 2017
Design for Dying by Renee PatrickFirst Novel, 2017
The Drifter by Nick PetrieFirst Novel, 2017
In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper by Lawrence BlockAnthology, 2017
Unloaded: Crime Writers Writing Without Guns by Eric BeetnerAnthology, 2017
Autumn at the Automat by Lawrence BlockShort Story, 2017
The Fixes by Owen MatthewsChildren's / YA, 2017
My Sister Rosa by Justine LarbalestierChildren's / YA, 2017
Snowed by Maria AlexanderChildren's / YA, 2017
Tag, You're Dead by J C LaneChildren's / YA, 2017
Cleaning Up Finn by Sarah M. ChenNovella, 2017
Crosswise by S. W. LaudenNovella, 2017
No Happy Endings by Angel Luis ColónNovella, 2017
Alfred Hitchcock: A Brief Life by Peter AckroydCritical Nonfiction, 2017
Letters from a Serial Killer by Kristi BelcaminoCritical Nonfiction, 2017
Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula by David J. SkalCritical Nonfiction, 2017
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale Critical Nonfiction, 2017
Bad Boy Boogie by Thomas PluckPaperback Original, 2018
Cast the First Stone: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries) by James W. ZiskinPaperback Original, 2018
Chester B. Himes: A Biography by Lawrence P. JacksonCritical/Nonfiction Book, 2018
Dangerous Ends by Alex SeguraBest Novel in a Series (Bill Crider Award), 2018
The Dry by Jane HarperFirst Novel, 2018
The Force by Don WinslowNovel, 2018
From Holmes to Sherlock: The Story of the Men and Women Who Created an Icon by Mattias BoströmCritical/Nonfiction Book, 2018
Give Up the Dead by Joe CliffordBest Novel in a Series (Bill Crider Award), 2018
Glass Houses by Louise PennyNovel, 2018
The Last Place You Look by Kristen LepionkaFirst Novel, 2018
The Late Show by Michael ConnellyNovel, 2018
Magpie Murders by Anthony HorowitzNovel, 2018
Ragged; Or, the Loveliest Lies of All by Christopher IrvinFirst Novel, 2018
Rewrite Your Life: Discover Your Truth Through the Healing Power of Fiction by Jessica LoureyCritical/Nonfiction Book, 2018
She Rides Shotgun: A Novel by Jordan HarperFirst Novel, 2018
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin EdwardsCritical/Nonfiction Book, 2018
Two Kinds of Truth by Michael ConnellyBest Novel in a Series (Bill Crider Award), 2018
Uncorking a Lie (A Sommelier Mystery) by Nadine NettmannPaperback Original, 2018
What We Reckon by Eryk PruittPaperback Original, 2018
Bearskin by James A. McLaughlinFirst Novel, 2019
Blackout by Alex SeguraNovel, 2019
Broken Places by Tracy ClarkFirst Novel, 2019
Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s by Leslie S. KlingerCritical / Biographical, 2019
Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice BolinCritical / Biographical, 2019
Dodging and Burning: A Mystery by John CopenhaverFirst Novel, 2019
Give Me Your Hand by Megan AbbottNovel, 2019
Hiroshima Boy by Naomi HiraharaPaperback Original, 2019
Hollywood Ending by Kellye GarrettPaperback Original, 2019
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamaraCritical / Biographical, 2019
If I Die Tonight by Alison GaylinPaperback Original, 2019
Jar of Hearts by Jennifer HillierNovel, 2019
Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers by Jane K. ClelandCritical / Biographical, 2019
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteFirst Novel, 2019
November Road: A Novel by Lou BerneyNovel, 2019
Pulp According to David Goodis by Jay A. GertzmanCritical / Biographical, 2019
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World by Sarah WeinmanCritical / Biographical, 2019
A Stone's Throw: An Ellie Stone Mystery (Ellie Stone Mysteries) by James W. ZiskinPaperback Original, 2019
Sunburn by Laura LippmanNovel, 2019
Under a Dark Sky by Lori Rader-DayPaperback Original, 2019
What Doesn't Kill You by Aimee HixFirst Novel, 2019

Award description

Literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for Anthony Boucher (1911-1968)

According to Bouchercon rules, the awards are given in the following categories:
* Best Novel
* Best First Novel
* Best Paperback Original
* Best Short Story
* Best Critical Nonfiction Work
* Special Service Award
* Up to three wild card awards

The list of winners only is here.


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