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The Agatha Award is given yearly by Malice Domestic to honor the traditional mystery as typified by the works of Agatha Christie.
Best Children's/Young Adult Novel: "Chasing Vermeer" by Blue Balliett
Best Short Story: "Wedding Knife" by Elaine Viets, published in "Chesapeake Crimes"
Best Nonfiction: "Private Eye-Lashes: Radio's Lady Detectives" by Jack French
Best First Novel: "Dating Dead Men" by Harley Jane Kozak
Best Novel: "Birds of a Feather" by Jacqueline Winspear