Here are the Best Novel nominees:
* Missing by Karin Alvtegen (Felony & Mayhem Press)
* Blue Heaven by C.J. Box (St. Martin’s Minotaur)
* Sins of the Assassin by Robert Ferrigno (Simon & Schuster - Scribner)
* The Price of Blood by Declan Hughes (HarperCollins – William Morrow)
* The Night Following by Morag Joss (Random House – Delacorte Press)
* Curse of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz (Simon & Schuster)
And think about it ... the new president of the Mystery Writers of America is Lee Child. And the 2009 Grand Masters of Mystery are James Lee Burke and Sue Grafton. More details on MWA and the Edgars at www.mysterywriters.org.