2011 Edgar Awards – Best Novel

The Edgar Awards are the premier crime fiction awards and they are awarded by the Mystery Writers of America. The Awards are presented each spring at a Gala Banquet to mark the occasion. As a crime fiction reader you really should try to make a point of reading the winner and nominees of this award each year to treat yourself to some of the finest crime novels the genre has to offer.

Listed below is the winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for the Best Novel as well as the other nominees. To find copies of the book available for sale at some of the most reasonable prices available, click on the title and author to take you to the Amazon.com page.

2011 Best Novel

Hamilton The Lock ArtistThe Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton
(Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books)

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Coben CaughtCaught by Harlan Coben
(Penguin Group USA - Dutton)

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Franklin Crooked Letter Crooked LetterCrooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
(HarperCollins - William Morrow)

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French Faithful PlaceFaithful Place by Tana French
(Penguin Group USA - Viking)

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Hallinan The Queen of PatpongThe Queen of Patpong by Timothy Hallinan
(HarperCollins - William Morrow)

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Lippman Id Know You AnywhereI'd Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
(HarperCollins - William Morrow)

Other Categories

Best First Novel

Best Paperback Original