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Daniel Stashower is an American author and editor of mystery fiction and historical nonfiction. He lives in Maryland.

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Awards and honors

Stashower has received awards and recognition for several of his works.

Fiction

The mystery novel The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man was a 1986 Edgar Award nominee for best first novel. [1]

The short story "A Deliberate Form of Frenzy" was nominated for the 1998 Agatha Award for best short story. [2]

Nonfiction

Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle was the 1999 Agatha Award winner for best nonfiction, [3] the 2000 Edgar Award winner for best critical/biographical work, [4] a 2000 Anthony Award nominee for best critical nonfiction work, [5] and a 2000 Macavity Award nominee for best nonfiction. [6]

The Beautiful Cigar Girl was a 2006 Agatha Award nominee for best nonfiction [7] and a 2007 Edgar Award nominee for best fact crime. [8]

Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters was the 2007 Agatha Award winner for best nonfiction, [9] the 2008 Edgar Award winner for best critical/biographical work, [10] and the 2008 Anthony Award winner for best critical work. [11]

The Hour of Peril was the 2013 Agatha Award winner for best nonfiction, [12] the 2014 Edgar Award winner for best fact crime, [13] a 2014 Anthony Award nominee for best critical or nonfiction work, [14] was a New York Times best seller and editors' choice, [15] [16] and was on the Washington Post's list of Notable Nonfiction of 2013. [17]

Books

Fiction

Anthologies

  • Meanwhile, Far Across the Caspian Sea ... (Aug 2010) in Death's Excellent Vacation [18]

Nonfiction

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  6. Macavity Awards. Mystery Readers International. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
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  14. Anthony Award Nominees and Winners. Archived February 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  15. Best Sellers, Hardcover Nonfiction: February 21, 2013. New York Times. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  16. Editors' Choice. New York Times, 22 February 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  17. Notable Nonfiction of 2013. Washington Post, 22 November 2013. Retrieved 2014-11-03.
  18. Harris, Charlaine, ed. (Aug 2010). Death's Excellent Adventure.