At its recent annual conference in Chicago, Love is Murder announced the winners of the 2013 Lovey Awards, honoring the best in Midwest mystery fiction published or produced in 2012.
And the winners are…
Best First Novel: Perfidy by M.E. May
Best Traditional Amateur Sleuth: The Lightkeeper’s Legacy by Kathleen Ernst
Best Thriller: Company Orders by David J. Walker
Best Historical: Archie Meets Nero Wolfe by Robert Goldsborough
Best Police Procedural: Portrait of Murder by Rob Riley
Best Suspense: A Bitter Veil by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Best Paranormal/Sci-Fi: Last Wool and Testament by Molly MacRae
Best Series: Trickster’s Point by William Kent Krueger
Best Short Story: Harry’s Fall from Grace by Luisa Buehler
Congratulations to all!