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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: "Pea Soup Poisonings" by Nancy Means Wright
Best Short Story: "Sleeping With the Plush" by Toni L.P. Kelner, published in "Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine"
Best Nonfiction: "Don't Murder Your Mystery" by Chris Roerden
Best Novel: "The Virgin of Small Plains" by Nancy Pickard
Best First Novel: "The Heat Of The Moon" by Sandra Parshall