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Agatha Award for Best Historic Novel

The Agatha Award for Best Historic Novel is awarded to a historic mystery or crime title written in a similar style to Agatha Christie (i.e closed setting, no sex or violence, amateur detective).  Previous winners and finalists have included:

Heirs and graces / Rhys Bowen Murder in Chelsea : a gaslight mystery / Victoria Thompson A question of honor / Charles Todd The twelve clues of Christmas / Rhys Bowen Murder on Fifth Avenue / Victoria Thompson An unmarked grave : a Bess Crawford mystery Elegy for Eddie : a Maisie Dobbs novel / Jacqueline Winspear Naughty in Nice / Rhys Bowen Murder your darlings : an Algonquin Round Table mystery / J. J. Murphy A lesson in secrets : a Maisie Dobbs novel / Jacqueline Winspear

updated 2/6/2014