The nominees for the 2014 Edgars have been announced. The Mystery Writers of America honour the best in mystery fiction and nonfiction published in 2013.
The winners will be announced in May. Check their website for the all the awards and the full list of nominees.
Best First Novel
Mortal Sins: sex, crime and the era of Catholic scandal
by Michael D’Antonio (M)
The Good Nurse: a true story of medicine, madness and murder
by Charles Graeber (M)
The Hour of Peril: the secret plot to murder Lincoln before the civil war
by Daniel Stashower (M)