The Edgar Awards, named for Edgar Allen Poe, are presented each spring by the Mystery Writers of America. The awards honor the best mystery fiction and nonfiction published, and the best mystery television, film and theater works produced in the previous year. The MWA has just announced the 2013 Edgar Awards nominees: http://www.theedgars.com/nominees.html. The awards will be presented on May 2, 2013.
Many of the books are available in The Marin County Free Library. Search for titles in the Marinet Catalog.