2013 Anthony Award winners.

A short time ago, the 2013 Anthony Awards were handed out  at Bouchercon in Albany, New York. The awards are voted on by the attendees.

BEST NOVEL
The Beautiful Mystery – Louise Penny [Minotaur]

Other nominees:
Dare Me – Megan Abbott [Reagan Arthur]
The Trinity Game – Sean Chercover [Thomas & Mercer]
Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn [Crown]
The Other Woman – Hank Phillippi Ryan [Forge]

BEST FIRST NOVEL
The Expats – Chris Pavone [Crown]

Other nominees:
Don’t Ever Get Old – Daniel Friedman [Thomas Dunne]
The Professionals – Owen Laukkanen [Putnam]
The 500 – Matthew Quirk [Reagan Arthur]
Black Fridays – Michael Sears [Putnam]

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
Big Maria – Johnny Shaw [Thomas & Mercer]

Other nominees:
Whiplash River – Lou Berney [William Morrow]
Murder for Choir – Joelle Charbonneau [Berkley Prime Crime]
And She Was – Alison Gaylin [Harper]
Blessed are the Dead – Malla Nunn [Emily Bestler]

BEST SHORT STORY
“Mischief in Mesopotamia” – Dana Cameron, EQMM, Nov 2012

Other nominees:
“Kept in the Dark” – Shelia Connolly, Best New England Crime Stories: Blood Moon [Level Best]
“The Lord is My Shamus” – Barb Goffman, Chesapeake Crimes: This Job is Murder, p.97 [Wildside]
“Peaches” – Todd Robinson, Grift, Spring 2012, p.80
“The Unremarkable Heart” – Karin Slaughter, Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance, p.177 [Mulholland]

BEST CRITICAL NONFICTION WORK
Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels – John Connolly and Declan Burke, eds. [Hodder & Stoughton/Emily Bestler]

Other nominees:
Blood Relations: The Selected Letters of Ellery Queen, 1947-1950 – Joseph Goodrich, ed. [Perfect Crime]
More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered – D.P. Lyle, M.D. [Medallion]
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie – Mathew Prichard, ed. [Harper]
In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero – Otto Penzler, ed. [Smart Pop]

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees.