Agatha Award Winners

Best First Novel

2016 - The Semester of Our Discontent​ by Cynthia Kuhn

Best Contemporary Novel

2016 - A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny

​Best Historical Novel

2016 - The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson

Best Nonfiction

2016 - Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. Cleland

​Best Short Story

2016 - "Parallel Play" by Art Taylor in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning