2020 Edgar Award Nominees

2020 Edgar Award Nominees

Are you a lover of mysteries and crime fiction? Looking for a good winter reading project? Why not read through all the 2020 Edgar Award winners and nominees? With over forty books to chose from, from classic mysteries to YA thrillers to true crime, you won’t run out of reading material anytime soon. To give you a taste of the many fantastic books that made the Edgar Awards shortlist this year, we’ve highlighted the winners in each category. So brew up the hot beverage of your choice and find a comfy spot: there’s a lot of great reading ahead of you!


Best Novel

Best First Novel


Best Paperback Original


Best Fact Crime

Best Critical/Biography

Best Juvenile

Best Young Adult


The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award


The G.P. Putnam’s Sons Sue Grafton Memorial Award