2012 Edgar Nominees for Young Adult

Each year the Edgar Awards are given out to the top mysteries. The nominees were released today. You can read the full list here.

Here are the nominees in the Young Adult category:

Shelter by Harlan Coben

Shelter by Harlan Coben

Mickey Bolitary is forced to live with his uncle. He finds both friends and enemies in his new school. After his new girlfriend disappears, he realizes she is not what she seems to be.

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson

Rory is spending a year at a London boarding school where she gets caught up in the investigation into a series of murders by a Jack the Ripper copycat.

The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall

The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackell

Hope defends her brother  who has a developmental disability when he is accused of murdering a beloved basketball coach.

The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines

The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines

After her mother dies, Iris loses her life of privilege and must attend private school. She begins to help her father with his detective business as he lost a leg in Pearl Harbor and is struggling to make ends meet.

Kill You Last

Kill You Last by Todd Strasser

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Girls in her town start to disappear, and Shelby's seemingly perfect life begins to fall apart.

 

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