Awards & Other Booklists

The Agatha Awards

The Agatha Awards, named for Agatha Christie, are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write in the cozy mystery subgenre (i.e. closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective).

Best Novel Category


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Year Title Author
2017 Glass Houses Louise Penny
2016 A Great Reckoning Louise Penny
2015 Long Upon the Land Margaret Maron
2014 Truth Be Told Hank Phillippi Ryan
2013 The Wrong Girl Hank Phillippi Ryan
2012 The Beautiful Mystery Louise Penny
2011 Three-Day Town Margaret Maron
2010 Bury Your Dead Louise Penny
2009 The Brutal Telling Louise Penny
2008 The Cruelest Month Louise Penny
2007 A Fatal Grace Louise Penny
2006 The Virgin of Small Plains Nancy Pickard
2005 The Body in the Snowdrift Katherine Hall Page
2004 Birds of a Feather Jacqueline Winspear
2003 Letter From Home Carolyn Hart
2002 You've Got Murder Donna Andrews
2001 Murphy's Law Rhys Bowen
2000 Storm Track Margaret Maron