The Update is a little late this week. We're all a bit sluggish after last night's festivities!
Congratulations to all Edgar Award Winners.
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Weekly Update 4/27/12
THE 66TH EDGAR ALLAN POE AWARDS
Last night the Edgar Awards were held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
And the winners were...
Gone by Mo Hayder
BEST FIRST NOVEL BY AN AMERICAN AUTHOR
Bent Road by Lori Roy
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennett
A complete list of the winners can be found at the website of the Mystery Writers of America: www.mysterywriters.orgA good time was had by all.
Ace Atkins will sign copies of Robert B. Parker’s Lullaby, a Spenser novel. $25.95
Otto Penzler is the editor of In Pursuit of Spenser, a tribute to Robert B. Parker and his greatest creation: Spenser.
Contributors who attend this event will sign copies of this trade paperback original. $14.95
The introduction to In Pursuit of Spenser, written by Otto, is on line until Wednesday, May 2nd at 12.00 a.m. You can find it at smartpopbooks.com
Wednesday, May 2nd 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
Chris Grabenstein will sign copies of Fun House, his latest mystery set on the Jersey Shore. $25.00
SIGNED COPIES NOW AVAILABLE
Vengeance, edited by Lee Child, presents twenty-one suspenseful stories from some of today’s top crime writers. We have SECOND EDITIONS ONLY signed by the contributors who attended the event. These include Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Twist Phelan, Alafair Burke, and Janice Law. $25.99
Gone by Mo Hayder won the Edgar for Best Novel. Gone follows detective Jack Caffery and police diver Flea Marley as they investigate a brilliant and twisted carjacker in disturbing game of hide and seek. We have the only signed U.S. editions available in this country. $24.00
Katherine Howe signed copies of The House of Velvet and Glass, her second novel. It is 1915 in Boston and Sibyl Allston is still reeling from the deaths of her mother and sister on the Titanic. Trapped in a world over which she has no control, Sibyl finds solace in the parlor of a table-turning medium. From the opium dens of Boston’s Chinatown to the opulent salons of high society, from the back alleys of colonial Shanghai to the decks of the Titanic, the story builds to a final shocking twist. $25.99
Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby won an Edgar last night for Best Juvenile. Trapped in a hidden fortress tucked between towering mountains and a frozen sea, Solveig and her brother, the crown prince, together with an army of restless warriors awaits news of her father’s victory in battle. But as winter stretches on, it becomes clear that a traitor lurks in their midst. $17.99
We now have signed copies of The Cove by Ron Rash. Deep in the rugged Appalachians of North Carolina is the town of Mars Hill. The townsfolk believe that Laurel Shelton is a witch. Laurel, alone except for her brother, Hank, newly returned from the trenches of France, yearns for her life to begin. Then Walter, a mute, appears bound for New York. He slips into life in the cover and brings Laurel the only happiness she has ever known. But Walter harbors a secret that could destroy everything. .An Unclassifiable Club Main Selection. $26.99
An American Spy by Olen Steinhauer once again features Milo Weaver, a member of the Department of Tourism, the most clandestine department in the Company. Now it’s beginning to look as if Tourism’s enemies are gearing up for a final, fatal blow that will settle once and for all who is pulling the strings and who is being played. A Thriller/Espionage Club Main Selection. $25.99