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Mystery book finalists

The Mystery Writers of America, which represents more than 2,000 mystery and crime writers, announced the nominations for this year's prestigious Edgar Allen Poe awards. They will be given out in New York on April 29.

Best Mystery Novel

Mr. White's Confession By Robert Clark (Picador)

Blood Work By Michael Connelly (Little Brown)

Beyond Recall By Robert Goddard (Henry Holt)

The Last Days of Il Duce By Domenic Stansberry (Permanent Press)

A Likeness in Stone By J.A. Wallis (St. Martin's Press)

Best Fact Crime (Nonfiction)

Death Sentence By Jerry Bledsoe (Dutton)

Tough Jews By Rich Cohen (Simon & Schuster)

Greentown By Timothy Dumas (Arcade)

One of Ours By Richard A. Serrano (W.W. Norton)

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