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Agatha Award for Best Novel

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

Through the evil days / Julia Spencer-Fleming Pagan spring : a Max Tudor novel / G.M. Malliet How the light gets in / Louise Penny Clammed up / Barbara Ross The wrong girl / Hank Phillippi Ryan The beautiful mystery / Louise Penny A fatal winter a Max Tudor novel / G. M. Malliet The buzzard table : a Deborah Knott mystery / Margaret Maron http://evergreen.noblenet.org/eg/opac/record/3197332?locg=22 Three-day town / Margaret Maron The real macaw / Donna Andrews Wicked autumn : a Max Tudor novel / G. M. Malliet A trick of the light / Louise Penny Bury your dead / Louise Penny Stork raving mad : a Meg Langslow mystery / Donna Andrews The scent of rain and lightning : a novel / Nancy Pickard Drive time : a Charlotte McNally novel / Hank Phillippi Ryan Truly, madly / Heather Webber The brutal telling / Louise Penny Swan for the money : a Meg Langslow mystery / Donna Andrews Bookplate special / Lorna Barrett Royal flush / Rhys Bowen Air time : a Charlotte McNally novel / Hank Phillippi Ryan The cruelest month : a Three Pines mystery / Louise Penny Six geese a-slaying / Donna Andrews A royal pain / Rhys Bowen Buckingham Palace gardens : a novel / Anne Perry updated 2/6/2014