Congratulations to the many Short Mystery Fiction Society members nominated for the Agatha Awards this year.
Best Contemporary Novel
Cajun Kiss of Death by
Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books)
The Devil's Music by Gabriel Valjan (Winter Goose Publishing)
Best First Novel
Mango, Mambo, and Murder by Raquel V.
Reyes (Crooked Lane Books)
"A Family Matter" by
Barb Goffman (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Jan/Feb 2021)
Murder Most Grotesque: The Comedic Crime Fiction of Joyce Porter by
Chris Chan (Level Best Books)
Best Children's/YA Mystery
I Play One on TV by Alan Orloff (Down
& Out Books)