The Edgar Awards are given by Mystery Writers of America every spring at a gala dinner in New York. This year's winners are:
Blue Heaven by C. J. Box for St. Martin's Minotaur
Best First Novel by an American Author
The Foreigner by Francie Lin for Picador
Best Paperback Original
China Lake by Meg Gardiner for New American Library - Obsidian Mysteries
Edgar Allan Poe: An Illustrated Companion to His Tell-Tale Stories by Dr. Harry Lee Poe for Sterling Publishing - Metro Books
Congratulations to these winners!