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Sep 26 2013 8:45am

Announcing the 2013 Barry, Macavity, and Shamus Awards!

Not only Bouchercon's own Anthony Awards, but Mystery Readers International's Macavity Awards, Deadly Pleasures Magazine's Barry Awards, and the Private Eye Writers of America's Shamus Awards were given during Bouchercon. So far we've only gotten to the Anthonys (for shame), so here are more of these recently-announced worthies to add to your TBR pile:

 

BARRY AWARDS

Best Novel: The Blackhouse by Peter May

Best First Novel: A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller

Best Paperback Original: Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

Best Thriller: The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva

 

MACAVITY AWARDS

Best Mystery Novel: The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

Best First Mystery Novel: Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman

Best Mystery Non-Fiction: Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John Connolly and Declan Burke, editors

Best Mystery Short Story: “The Lord Is My Shamus” by Barb Goffman, Chesapeake Crimes: This Job Is Murder

Sue Feder Historical Memorial Award: An Unmarked Grave by Charles Todd

 

SHAMUS AWARDS

Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: Taken by Robert Crais

Best First P.I. Novel: Black Fridays by Michael Sears

Best Original Paperback P.I. Novel: And She Was by Alison Gaylin

Best P.I. Short Story: “Ghost Negligence” by John Shepphird, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine

Best Indie P.I. Novel: White Heat by Paul D. Marks

Lifetime Acheivement Award: Loren D. Estleman

 

Congratulations to all!

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