2004 Edgar® Banquet Photos     A sample of photos from the Banquet

Edgars® awaiting presentation    Robert S. Levinson, Marianne Heusler
Before the show, Edgars® lined up
awaiting presentation
  Edgar® Banquet producer and National Board
member Robert S. Levinson, along with
Marianna Heusler, also a Board member

Mary Higgins Clark,  Lorraine Haricombe,  Nancy Down, Carol Higgins Clark Steve Hamilton, Sylvia Maultash Warsh, Barbara D'Amato
Lorraine Haricombe (holding award) and Nancy Down
accepted the Raven Award for the Ray and Pat Browne
Library for Popular Culture Studies at Bowling Green
State University; presenters Mary Higgins Clark and
Carol Higgins Clark accompany them
  Sylvia Maultash Warsh, winner of the Best
Paperback Original award, with presenters
Steve Hamilton and Barbara D'Amato

Michael Connelly William Windom Don Bruns
MWA National President
Michael Connelly
  Master of Ceremonies
William Windom
  The evening's musical
entertainment: Don Bruns

Linda Landrigan, G. Miki Hayden,  Janet Hutchings Margaret Maron, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Gayle Lynds
Best Short Story Winner G. Miki Hayden, flanked by
presenters Linda Landrigan and Janet Hutchings (r)
     Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the Best Juvenile award,
with presenters Margaret Maron and Gayle Lynds (r)

Robert Morgenthau, Erik Larson, Phillip Margolin Ridley Pearson, Andrew Wilson, Otto Penzler
Best Fact Crime Erik Larson, with presenters
Robert Morgenthau and Phillip Margolin (r)
           Andrew Wilson received the Best Critical/Biographical
award from Ridley Pearson and Otto Penzler (r)

Ian Rankin, Peter Blake, Val McDermid Charles Todd, Sandy Balzo, Caroline Todd
Peter Blake, winner for Best TV Series Episodic Screenplay, with presenters Ian Rankin and Val McDermid      Sandy Balzo displays her Robert L. Fish Memorial Award; with her are presenters Charles Todd and Caroline Todd

Dominick Donne, Joseph Wambaugh Ian Rankin Roger Moley, Rupert Holmes
This year's Grand Master, Joseph
Wambaugh (r), with Dominick Donne
  Best Novel recipient Ian Rankin   Roger Moley accepted the Special
Edgar for HBO from Rupert Holmes (r)

Stuart Woods, Rebecca Pawel, Jonathon King Ian Rankin, Michael Connelly
Rebecca Pawel accepted the Best First Novel Edgar®
from Stuart Woods and last year's winner, Jonathon King (r)  
  After the show, Ian Rankin tries to convince
Michael Connelly that Edgar® can speak