Miss Agatha Christie and MRS. ROOSEVELT’S CONFIDANTE, together at Malice Domestic!


Delighted to announce MRS. ROOSEVELT’S CONFIDANTE has been nominated for a 2015 Agatha Award, given out annually at the Malice Domestic mystery convention. 

Malice, which takes place in Bethesda the first weekend in May, celebrates “the traditional mystery,” and MRS. ROOSEVELT’S CONFIDANTE is one of the attendees’ top choices for “Best Historical Mystery.”  I am gobsmacked and honored — check out the shortlist of nominees: 
Best Historical Novel:
Malice at the Palace, Rhys Bowen (Berkley)
The Masque of a Murderer, Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books)
Dreaming Spies
, Laurie R. King (Bantam)
Mrs. Roosevelt’s Confidante, Susan Elia Macneal (Banntam)
Murder on Amsterdam Avenue, Victoria Thompson (Berkley)
Voting takes place during the conference.  The entire list of nominations, offering a lot of weeks of great traditional crime stories, is here.

So very grateful and thankful.