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The Agatha Awards are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write via the same method as Agatha Christie (i.e. closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective).

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The Beautiful Mystery
   was written by   
Louise Penny
2012, Best Novel
Better Off Wed
   was written by   
Laura Durham
2005 - Best First Novel. Planning a wedding can be murder.
Birds of a Feather
   was written by   
Jacqueline Winspear
2004 - Best Novel. They start turning up dead—poisoned, then bayoneted for good measure.
Blanche on the Lam
   was written by   
Barbara Neely
1992 - Best First Novel. A quirky mystery debut that pits Blanche against a Faulknerian cast of oddballs who may be trying to kill each other off to claim a southern fortune.
The Body in the Belfry
   was written by   
Katherine Hall Page
1990 - Best First Novel. A town where everyone knows everyone elses business.
The Body in the Snowdrift
   was written by   
Katherine Hall Page
2005 - Best Novel. A caterer/minister's wife solves a mystery.
The Body in the Transept
   was written by   
Jeanne M. Damns
1995 - Best First Novel. Christmas Eve services at the nearby cathedral ends with a bloody body.
Bootlegger's Daughter
   was written by   
Margaret Maron
1992 - Best Novel. Secrets a mother never told her daughter.
A Brutal Telling
   was written by   
Louise Penny
2009 - Best Novel. A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer.
Bubbles Unbound
   was written by   
Sarah Strohmeyer
2001 - Best First Novel. Meet Bubbles: most people tag her as the typical dumb blonde, with primary interests being sex, gossip and soaps.
Bum Steer
   was written by   
Nancy Pickard
1990 - Best Novel. A dying millionaire wills a cattle ranch to a little-known foundation.
Bury Your Dead
   was written by   
Louise Penny
2010, Best Novel
Butchers Hill
   was written by   
Laura Lippman
1998 - Best Novel. Once the snooping begins , the witnesses start dying.
The Cruelest Month
   was written by   
Louise Penny
2008 - Best Novel. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called to investigate the death of a villager at an Easter seance
Dating Dead Men
   was written by   
Harley Jane Kozak
2004 - Best First Novel. Wollie is dating 40 men in 60 days as part of a research project for a bestselling radio personality.
Dead Man's Island
   was written by   
Carolyn Hart
1993 - Best Novel. Who would want a multimillion media magnate dead? Everyone.
Death Al Dente
   was written by   
Leslie Budewitz
2013, Best First Novel
Death of a Cozy Writer
   was written by   
G.M. Malliet
2008 - Best First Novel. From deep in the heart of his eighteenth century English manor, millionaire Sir Adrian Beauclerk-Fisk writes mystery novels and torments his four spoiled children with threats of disinheritance.
Death on a Silver Tray
   was written by   
Rosemary Stevens
2000 - Best First Novel. Beau Brummell wandering about the English countryside solving murders.
The Devil in Music
   was written by   
Kate Ross
1997 - Best Novel. Dramatic episodes, false confessions, and explanations, explanations, explanations.
The Doctor Digs a Grave
   was written by   
Robin Hathaway
1998 - Best First Novel. Dr. Andrew Fenimore, a late-30s bachelor, has an unlikely double profession--medical doctor and private eye.
Do Unto Others
   was written by   
Jeff Abbott
1994 - Best First Novel. Funny portrayal of the social mechanics of a small town where everyone has something to hide.
A Fatal Grace
   was written by   
Louise Penny
2007 - Best Novel. An almost universally disliked, even hated, woman is murdered and everyone is a suspect.
A Great Deliverance
   was written by   
Elizabeth George
1998 - Best First Novel. "Who knows what darkness lies in the hearts of men?"
Grime and Punishment
   was written by   
Jill Churchill
1989 - Best First Novel. It's so hard to kill good help these days. . .
The Heat of the Moon
   was written by   
Sandra Parshall
2006 - Best First Novel. Young veterinarian Rachel Goddard's world begins to crumble when a client rushes into the animal hospital with a basset hound struck by a car during a thunderstorm.
If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him
   was written by   
Sharyn McCrumb
1995 - Best Novel. Three grievously wronged women take murderous revenge.
In the Bleak Midwinter
   was written by   
Julia Spencer-Fleming
2002 - Best First Novel. A former military helicopter pilot now rookie Episcopalian priest, probing crime in upstate New York.
I.O.U.
   was written by   
Nancy Pickard
1991 - Best Novel. You're taken to a world of a girl who suffers from horrible nightmares. So they say.
Letter From Home
   was written by   
Carolyn Hart
2003 - Best Novel. In depth study of people caught up in the emotional turmoil and pain created by WWII.
Maisie Dobbs
   was written by   
Jacqueline Winspear
2003 - Best First Novel. Maisie becomes enmeshed in a mystery surrounding The Retreat, a reclusive community of wounded WWI veterans.
Mariner's Compass
   was written by   
Earlene Fowler
1999 - Best Novel. A bizarre inheritance, a dangerous quest and a political battle are the main events.
Murder on a Girl's Night Out
   was written by   
Anne George
1996 - Best First Novel. Things get personal when the killer starts making threats.
Murder With Peacocks
   was written by   
Donna Andrews
1999 - Best First Novel. Meg’s world includes bizarre incidents, impossible people, and extraordinary happenings.
Murphy's Law
   was written by   
Rhys Bowen
2001 - Best Novel. 19th-century Irish heroine, Molly Murphy has just been given a get out of jail free card.
Naked Once More
   was written by   
Elizabeth Peters
1989 - Best Novel. Accidents happen … if only they would kill.
On The Road With Del And Louise
   was written by   
Art Taylor
2015, Best First Novel
Prime Time
   was written by   
Hank Phillippi Ryan
2007 - Best First Novel. Could an innocent e-mail offer really result in murder, mayhem and a multimillion-dollar fraud ring?
The Salaryman's Wife
   was written by   
Sujata Massey
1997 - Best First Novel. "I suppose there are worse places to spend New Year's Eve than a crowded train with a stranger's hand inching up your thigh."
She Walks These Hills
   was written by   
Sharyn McCrumb
1994 - Best Novel. Prejudice, bigotry, justice, right and wrong, good and evil, stupidity in pursuit of noble causes.
Something Wicked
   was written by   
Carolyn Hart
1988 - Best Novel. A summer stock production of 'Arsenic and Old Lace' starts to resemble reality.
Storm Track
   was written by   
Margaret Maron
2000 - Best Novel. "She slept with him before me, after me, during me --- I don't keep tabs."
Three-Day Town
   was written by   
Margaret Maron
2011, Best Novel
Track of the Cat
   was written by   
Nevada Barr
1993 - Best First Novel. Dollops of ecology and conservation of resources mingle with the murder clues.
Up Jumps The Devil
   was written by   
Margaret Maron
1996 - Best Novel. A combination of greed, fear and ignorance of the intricate laws of inheritance.
The Virgin of Small Plains
   was written by   
Nancy Pickard
2006 - Best Novel. An unforgettable tale of love, lust, faith, betrayal, and redemption.
Well Read, Then Dead
   was written by   
Terrie Farley Moran
2014, Best First Novel
You've Got Murder
   was written by   
Donna Andrews
2002 - Best Novel. An Artificial Intelligence Personality investigates the disappearance of her creator.
Zero at the Bone
   was written by   
Mary Willis Walker
1991 - Best First Novel. There's more than just animals at the zoo.


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