- "The Terminal" – Kwik Krimes by Reed Farrel Coleman (Amazon Publishing – Thomas & Mercer)
- "So Long, Chief" – Strand Magazine by Max Allan Collins & Mickey Spillane (The Strand)
- "The Caxton Lending Library & Book Depository” – Bibliomysteries by John Connolly (Mysterious)
- "There are Roads in the Water" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Tina Corey (Dell Magazines)
- "Where That Morning Sun Goes Down" – Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine by Tim L. Williams (Dell Magazines)
and the winner of the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award for Best First Short Story by an American Author:
- "The Wentworth Letter" – Criminal Element's Malfeasance Occasional by Jeff Soloway (St. Martin's Press)
Congratulations and good luck to all. Awards will be presented to the winners at the 68th Edgar® Awards Banquet on May 1, 2014.