The Edgar Allan Poe Awards, commonly called the Edgars, are presented each year by the Mystery Writers of America and honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and film.
The nominees for the 2013 award for Best Novel are:
The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins
The Gods of Gotham by Lindsay Faye
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Potboiler by Jesse Kellerman
Sunset by Al Lamanda
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane
All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley
For a full list of the 2013 nominations click here.
Check back in May to see who won the award for Best Novel as well Best First Novel, Best Fact Crime and Best Paperback Original.