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 Edgar Best  Novel Winners Available at Partners & Crime
Mostly First Editions & Many SIGNED 

Year Edgar Winner for Best Mystery  Novel   Author Publisher

Available at
Partners & Crime

2008 Down River John Hart St. Martin's Minotaur    
2007 The Janissary Tree  Jason Goodwin Sarah Crichton Books/FSG    
 2006  Citizen Vince  Jess Walter  Regan Books

 First US edition. F/F.

 2005  California Girl  T. Jefferson Parker  Wm. Morrow    
 2004  Resurrection Men  Ian Rankin  Little, Brown

First UK edition. F/F. SIGNED 
First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 



 2003  Winter and Night  S. J. Rozan  St. Martin's Minotaur

First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 

 2002  Silent Joe  T. Jefferson Parker  Hyperion  First US edition. F/F. SIGNED  $75
 2001  The Bottoms  Joe R. Lansdale  Mysterious Press  First US edition. F/F. SIGNED  $75
 2000  Bones  Jan Burke  Simon & Schuster  First US edition. F/F. $50
 1999  Mr. White's Confession  Robert Clark  Picador USA  First US edition. F/F. SIGNED  $75
 1998  Cimarron Rose  James Lee Burke Orion 


 First UK edition (true first). F/F. SIGNED  
 First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 

 1997  The Chatham School Affair  Thomas H. Cook  Bantam  First US edition. F/F. SIGNED  $75
 1996  Come to Grief  Dick Francis  Putnam

First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 


 1995  The Red Scream  Mary Willis Walker  Doubleday

 Advance Reader's copy

 1994  The Sculptress  Minette Walters  St. Martin's Press

First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 

 1993  Bootlegger's Daughter  Margaret Maron  Mysterious Press

 First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 

 1992  A Dance at the Slaughterhouse  Lawrence Block  Wm. Morrow

 First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 


 1991  New Orleans Mourning  Julie Smith  St. Martin's Press    
 1990  Black Cherry Blues  James Lee Burke  Little, Brown

 First US edition. F/F. SIGNED 

 1989  A Cold Red Sunrise  Stuart M. Kaminsky  Scribners    
 1988  Old Bones  Aaron Elkins  Mysterious Press    
 1987  A Dark-Adapted Eye  Barbara Vine  Bantam    
 1986  The Suspect  L.R. Wright  Viking    
 1985  Briar Patch  Ross Thomas  Simon & Schuster

 First US edition. NF/NF.

 1984  La Brava  Elmore Leonard  Arbor House    
 1983  Billingsgate Shoal  Rick Boyer  Houghton Mifflin  First US edition. NF/NF. $50
 1982  Peregrine  William Bayer  Congdon & Lattes    
 1981  Whip Hand  Dick Francis  Harper & Row    
 1980  The Rheingold Route  Arthur Maling  Harper & Row  First US edition. NF/NF. $75
 1979  The Eye of the Needle  Ken Follett  Arbor House    
 1978  Catch Me: Kill Me  William H. Hallahan  Bobbs-Merrill    
 1977  Promised Land  Robert B. Parker  Houghton Mifflin    
 1976  Hopscotch  Brian Garfield  M. Evans    
 1975  Peter's Pence  Jon Cleary  Wm. Morrow    
 1974  Dance Hall of the Dead  Tony Hillerman  Harper & Row    
 1973  The Lingala Code  Warren Kiefer  Random House    
 1972  The Day of the Jackal  Frederick Forsyth  Viking    
 1971  The Laughing Policeman  Maj Sjowall, Per Wahloo  Pantheon

 First US edition.  NF/NF.

 1970  Forfeit  Dick Francis  Harper & Row



 1969  A Case of Need  Jeffery Hudson  World    
 1968  God Save the Mark  Donald E. Westlake  Random House

 First US edition. VG/VG

 1967  The King of the Rainy Country  Nicolas Freeling  Harper & Row

First US edition.  NF/NF.

 1966  The Quiller Memorandum  Adam Hall  Simon & Schuster    
 1965  The Spy Who Came in from the Cold  John le Carre  Coward-McCann    
 1964  The Light of Day  Eric Ambler  Knopf    
 1963  Death and the Joyful Woman  Ellis Peters  Doubleday    
 1962  Gideon's Fire  J.J. Marric  Harper    
 1961  The Progress of a Crime  Julian Symons  Harper    
 1960  The Hours Before Dawn  Celia Fremlin  Lippincott    
 1959  The Eighth Circle  Stanley Ellin  Random House Reprint edition
Gregg Press 1st thus
 1958  Room to Swing  Ed Lacy  Harper    
 1957  A Dram of Poison  Charlotte Armstrong  Coward-McCann    
 1956  Beast in View  Margaret Millar  Random House    
 1955  The Long Goodbye  Raymond Chandler  Houghton Mifflin  First US edition. VG/No jacket. 


 1954  Beat Not the Bones  Charlotte Jay  Harper First US edition.
 Good/no jacket.