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Edgar Allan Poe Awards 2012

Each Spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. These awards recognize the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction and television in the past year.

Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2011. The Edgar® Awards were presented to the winners at our 66th Gala Banquet, April 26, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City.

Week of February 27, 2012

BRINGING ADAM HOME tells the story of Adam Walsh. Before Adam, there were no faces on milk cartons, no National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, no federal databases of crimes against children. His 1981 abduction and murder --- unsolved for over a quarter of a century --- forever changed America.

Harlan Coben’s LIVE WIRE follows Myron Bolitar, who gets involved in the family drama of his former tennis star client and her rock star husband. He discovers secrets about his own family, specifically his brother, who abandoned the Bolitars long ago.