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Wildside Press nets 2 Agatha Award nominations!

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Wildside Press nets 2 Agatha Award nominations!

The 2016 Agatha Award nominations have been announced, and I'm delighted to see two Wildside Press books on the list! Congrats to Best Short Story nominees Barb Goffman ("The Best-Laid Plans" in Malice Domestic 11: Murder Most Conventional) and Art Taylor ("Parallel Play" in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning).

Here's the complete list of nominees:

Best Contemporary Novel

Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books)
Quiet Neighbors by Catriona McPherson (Midnight Ink)
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross (Kensington)
Say No More by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge Books)

Best Historical Novel

Whispers Beyond the Veil by Jessica Estevao (Berkley)
Get Me to the Grave on Time by D.E. Ireland (Grainger Press)
Delivering the Truth by Edith Maxwell (Midnight Ink)
The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)
Murder in Morningside Heights by Victoria Thompson (Berkley)

Best First Novel

Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper (Minotaur)
Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon (Henery Press)
The Semester of Our Discontent by Cynthia Kuhn (Henery Press)
Decanting a Murder by Nadine Nettmann (Midnight Ink)
Design for Dying by Renee Patrick (Forge Books)

Best Nonfiction

Mastering Suspense, Structure, and Plot: How to Write Gripping Stories that Keep Readers on the Edge of Their Seats by Jane K. Cleland (Writer's Digest Books)
A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden's 25 Years in the Maine Woods by Roger Guay with Kate Clark Flora (Skyhorse Publishing)
Sara Paretsky: A Companion to the Mystery Fiction by Margaret Kinsman (McFarland Books)

Best Short Story

"Double Jinx: A Bellissimo Casino Crime Caper Short Story" by Gretchen Archer (Henery Press)
"The Best-Laid Plans" by Barb Goffman in Malice Domestic 11: Murder Most Conventional (Wildside Press)
"The Mayor and the Midwife" by Edith Maxwell in Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016 (Down & Out Books)
"The Last Blue Glass" by B.K. Stevens in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
"Parallel Play" by Art Taylor in Chesapeake Crimes: Storm Warning (Wildside Press)

Best Children/Young Adult

Trapped: A Mei-hua Adventure by P.A. DeVoe (Drum Tower Press)
Spy Ski School by Stuart Gibbs (Simon & Schuster)
Tag, You're Dead by J C Lane (Poisoned Pen Press)
The Mystery of Hollow Places by Rebecca Podos (Balzer & Bray)
The Secret of the Puzzle Box: The

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Mary C. Jane

Wildside Press has acquired the rights to the complete backlist of classic children's mystery author Mary C. Jane. The family of one of Jane's original illustrator, Ray Abel, has granted permission to use his work on the reprints. The first two books released will be Mystery in Hidden Hollow and Mystery in Old Quebec...two classic [...]

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Wildside Press assumes management of the John W. Campbell, Jr. estate

Wildside Press and John Betancourt have been retained to manage the literary estate of John W. Campbell, Jr., author of the classic novella "Who Goes There?" (filmed as The Thing from Another World and The Thing.) Wildside takes over from agent Barry Malzberg and will be working on projects in many media—including games, audiobooks, and of [...]

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Wildside Press acquires publishing and audiobook rights to the works of Vincent McConnell

I am pleased to announce that Wildside Press has acquired all publishing and audiobook rights to the works of Vincent McConnell, an Edgar Award finalist for his first novel, Fall Girl. He also wrote 7 other mystery novels, including I am Vidocq and The Man Who Knew Hammond. We will be digitizing his work this year and [...]

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Settling into our new home

We have a few notes on the new website (very glad we did a soft open so this stuff got caught!)User accounts from the old website will NOT be transferring over to the new one, now or in the future. So you'll need to register for an account on the new site. If you tried [...]

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Welcome to the NEW Wildside Press Website!

Welcome to the new Wildside Press Website! We have been eager to launch our new website, which we hope will be an improvement over the old one.We do have a large catalog, so please bear with us as we work out the kinks in the new site.

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