Best novel: "Down River," by John Hart (St. Martin's Minotaur)

First novel by an American author: "In the Woods," by Tana French (Penguin Group/Viking)

Paperback original: "Queenpin," by Megan Abbott (Simon & Schuster)

Critical/biography: "Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters," by Jon Lellenberg, Daniel Stashower and Charles Foley (Penguin Press)

Fact crime: "Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy," by Vincent Bugliosi (W.W. Norton and Co.)

Young adult: "Rat Life," by Tedd Arnold (Penguin/Dial Books for Young Readers)

Juvenile: "The Night Tourist," by Katherine Marsh (Hyperion Books for Young Readers)

Play: "Panic," by Joseph Goodrich (International Mystery Writers' Festival)

Screenplay: "Michael Clayton," by Tony Gilroy (Warner Bros. Pictures)

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