Sunday, August 1

Agatha Award – First Novel

2018 Agatha Award – First Novel

A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne Freeman

A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder

Dianne Freeman

2017 Agatha Award – First Novel

Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett

Hollywood Homicide

Kellye Garrett

2016 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn

The Semester of Our Discontent

Cynthia Kuhn

2015 Agatha Award – First Novel

On the Road with del & Louise by Art Taylor

On the Road with del & Louise

Art Taylor

2014 Agatha Award – First Novel

Well Read, Then Dead by Terrie Farley Moran

Well Read, Then Dead

Terrie Farley Moran

2013 Agatha Award – First Novel

Death Al Dente by Leslie Budewitz

Death Al Dente

Leslie Budewitz

2012 Agatha Award – First Novel

Lowcountry Boil by Susan M. Boyer

Lowcountry Boil

Susan M. Boyer

2011 Agatha Award – First Novel

Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry

Learning to Swim

Sara J. Henry

2010 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames

The Long Quiche Goodbye

Avery Aames

2009 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Alan Bradley

2008 Agatha Award – First Novel

Death of a Cozy Writer by G.M. Malliet

Death of a Cozy Writer

G.M. Malliet

2007 Agatha Award – First Novel

Prime Time by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Prime Time

Hank Phillippi Ryan

2006 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Heat of the Moon by Sandra Parshall

The Heat of the Moon

Sandra Parshall

2005 Agatha Award – First Novel

Better Off Wed by Laura Durham

Better Off Wed

Laura Durham

2004 Agatha Award – First Novel

Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane Kozak

Dating Dead Men

Harley Jane Kozak

2003 Agatha Award – First Novel

Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs

Jacqueline Winspear

2002 Agatha Award – First Novel

In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

In the Bleak Midwinter

Julia Spencer-Fleming

2001 Agatha Award – First Novel

Bubbles Unbound by Sarah Strohmeyer

Bubbles Unbound

Sarah Strohmeyer

2000 Agatha Award – First Novel

Death on a Silver Tray by Rosemary Stevens

Death on a Silver Tray

Rosemary Stevens

1999 Agatha Award – First Novel

Murder With Peacocks by Donna Andrews

Murder With Peacocks

Donna Andrews

1998 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Doctor Digs a Grave by Robin Hathaway

The Doctor Digs a Grave

Robin Hathaway

1997 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata Massey

The Salaryman’s Wife

Sujata Massey

1996 Agatha Award – First Novel

Murder on a Girls' Night Out by Anne George

Murder on a Girls’ Night Out

Anne George

1995 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Body in the Transept by Jeanne M. Dams

The Body in the Transept

Jeanne M. Dams

1994 Agatha Award – First Novel

Do Unto Others by Jeff Abbott

Do Unto Others

Jeff Abbott

1993 Agatha Award – First Novel

Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr

Track of the Cat

Nevada Barr

1992 Agatha Award – First Novel

Blanche on the Lam by Barbara Neely

Blanche on the Lam

Barbara Neely

1991 Agatha Award – First Novel

Zero at the Bone by Mary Willis Walker

Zero at the Bone

Mary Willis Walker

1990 Agatha Award – First Novel

The Body in the Belfry by Katherine Hall Page

The Body in the Belfry

Katherine Hall Page

1989 Agatha Award – First Novel

Grime and Punishment by Jill Churchill

Grime and Punishment

Jill Churchill

1988 Agatha Award – First Novel

A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George

A Great Deliverance

Elizabeth George