Bouchercon 2015: Anthony Award Nominees

The powers that be have  announced the nominees for the Anthony Awards.

Best Novel

LAMENTATION – Joe Clifford [Oceanview]

THE SECRET PLACE – Tana French [Hodder & Stoughton/Viking]

AFTER I’M GONE – Laura Lippman [William Morrow]

THE LONG WAY HOME – Louise Penny [Minotaur]

TRUTH BE TOLD – Hank Phillippi Ryan [Forge]

 

Best First Novel

BLESSED ARE THE DEAD – Kristi Belcamino [Witness Impulse]

ICE SHEAR – M.P. Cooley [William Morrow]

INVISIBLE CITY – Julia Dahl [Minotaur]

THE LIFE WE BURY – Allen Eskens [Seventh Street]

THE BLACK HOUR – Lori Rader-Day [Seventh Street]

 

Best Paperback Original

STAY WITH ME – Alison Gaylin [Harper]

THE KILLER NEXT DOOR – Alex Marwood [Penguin]

THE DAY SHE DIED – Catriona McPherson [Midnight Ink]

WORLD OF TROUBLE – Ben H. Winters [Quirk]

NO STONE UNTURNED – James W. Ziskin [Seventh Street]

 

Best Critical or Non-Fiction Work

THE FIGURE OF THE DETECTIVE: A LITERARY HISTORY AND ANALYSIS – Charles Brownson [McFarland]

DEATH DEALER: HOW COPS AND CADAVER DOGS BROUGHT A KILLER TO JUSTICe – Kate Clark Flora [New Horizon]

 DRU’S BOOK MUSINGS – Dru Ann Love [http://drusbookmusing.com]

POE-LAND: THE HALLOWED HAUNTS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE – J.W. Ocker [Countryman]

WRITES OF PASSAGE: ADVENTURES ON THE WRITER’S JOURNEY – Hank Phillippi Ryan, ed. [Henery]

 

Best Short Story

“Honeymoon Sweet” Murder at the Beach: The Bouchercon Anthology 2014 – Craig Faustus Buck [Down & Out]

“The Shadow Knows” Chesapeake Crimes: Homicidal Holidays – Barb Goffman [Wildside]

“Howling at the Moon” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Nov 2014 – Paul D. Marks [Dell]

“Of Dogs & Deceit” Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Nov 2014 – John Shepphird [Dell]

“The Odds Are Against Us” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Nov 2014 – Art Taylor [Dell]

 

Best Anthology or Collection

FACEOFF – David Baldacci, ed. [Simon & Schuster]

MURDER AT THE BEACH: THE BOUCHERCON ANTHOLOGY 2014 – Dana Cameron, ed. [Down & Out]

TROUBLE IN THE HEARTLAND: CRIME FICTION INSPIRED BY THE SONGS OF BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – Joe Clifford, ed. [Gutter]

IN THE COMPANY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: STORIES INSPIRED BY THE HOLMES CANON- Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger, eds. [Pegasus Crime]

CAROLINA CRIMES: 19 TALES OF LOVE, LUST, AND LONGING – Karen Pullen, ed. [Wildside]

Nominees were selected by attendees of 2014 Bouchercon in Long Beach and registrants of 2015 Bouchercon in Raleigh.  Awards will be determined by Bouchercon attendees in Raleigh, October 8-11.

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