Results of the Edgar Allan Poe Award® in the year 1993.
“Stanley North, a high-school sophomore, is seduced by his destructive friend Jared into joining a dangerous game: breaking into houses while the owners are home and stealing one item, ‘a token, any random object, as proof’…Readers will hold their breath”. —The Horn Book.
Three people discover that the Ministry of Defense is researching chemical warfare and that a vial of deadly T42 has made it through security and into the town of Crookland Bay.
Best friends Eddie and Alex take their usual trip up to the mountains to escape the pressures of family and school, but this time Eddie disappears, and Alex finds himself caught up in the adult world of suspicion, guilt, and grief.
Mary Elizabeth can’t wait for the weekend to begin at the Ridley Hotel, where a famous mystery writer and a troupe of actors are coming to enact a murder mystery for 150 amateur sleuths.
Mary Elizabeth’s role is to discover “the body” in Room 1927, which is supposed to be haunted. But nothing prepares her for the real body that she finds in Room 1927….