Nominees for 2016 Anthony Awards Jun10

Nominees for 2016 Anthony Awards

BEST NOVEL Night Tremors – Matt Coyle [Oceanview] The Killing Kind – Chris Holm [Mulholland] The Child Garden – Catriona McPherson [Midnight Ink] The Nature of the Beast – Louise Penny [Minotaur/Sphere] What You See – Hank Phillippi Ryan [Forge] BEST FIRST NOVEL Concrete Angel – Patricia Abbott [Polis] Past Crimes – Glen Erik Hamilton [William Morrow] New Yorked – Rob Hart [Polis] Bull Mountain – Brian Panowich [G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Head of Zeus] On the Road with Del & Louise – Art Taylor [Henery] BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL The Long and Faraway Gone – Lou Berney [William...

Longlist for 2016 Ngaio Marsh Award Jun10

Longlist for 2016 Ngaio Marsh Award

The longlist has been announced for the 2016 Ngaio Marsh Award. So without further ado: Inside the black horse Ray Berard (Mary Egan Publishing) Made to kill Adam Christopher (Titan Books) Trust no one Paul Cleave (Upstart Press) Starlight Peninsula Charlotte Grimshaw (Vintage) Cold hard murder Trish McCormack (Glacier Press) The legend of Winstone Blackhat Tanya Moir (Vintage) The Mistake Grant Nicol (Number Thirteen Press) American Blood Ben Sanders (Allen & Unwin) Something is rotten Adam Sarafis (Echo Publishing) The award is made for the best crime, mystery, or thriller novel written by a New Zealand citizen or resident, published...

2016 Lambda Literary Award winners in the Mystery Categories Jun07

2016 Lambda Literary Award winners in the Mystery ...

The winners of the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) were announced last night in a gala ceremony hosted by comedienne Kate Clinton at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Obviously, our interest is limited to a pair of categories and here are the winners for Best Lesbian Mystery and Best Gay Mystery. Lesbian Mystery TIE between Ordinary Mayhem, Victoria Brownworth, Bold Strokes Books Tarnished Gold, Ann Aptaker, Bold Strokes Books Other nominees: The Grave Soul, Ellen Hart, Minotaur Books Illicit Artifacts, Stevie Mikayne, Bold Strokes Books No Good Reason, Cari Hunter, Bold Strokes Books The Red Files, Lee Winter,...

2016  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Shortlist Jun03

2016 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Yea...

The folks behind the fabulously named  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year have revealed the shortlist for the 2016 award. Now in its twelfth year, the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to crime authors whose novels were published in paperback from 1 May 2015 to 18 April 2016. The 2016 Award is run in partnership with T&R Theakston Ltd, WHSmith, and The Radio Times. The shortlist: TIME OF DEATH by Mark Billingham (Sphere) CAREER OF EVIL by Robert Galbraith (Sphere) TELL NO TALES by Eva Dolan (Harvill Secker) DISCLAIMER by Renee Knight...

Victoria Abbott winner of 2016 Bony Blithe Light Mystery Award Jun02

Victoria Abbott winner of 2016 Bony Blithe Light M...

Last Friday, at the Bony Blithe Light Mystery Award Bash, Victoria Abbott was awarded the 2016 Bony Blithe Award The Bloody Words Light Mystery Award is an annual juried literary prize, presented at the Bloody Words Mystery Conference for a “book that makes us smile.” The book can be a print or an e-book, submitted by the publisher or the author, published in the previous year. The 2015 award is open to books published between January 1 and December 31, 2015. Self-published books are included. All novels must be a minimum of 60,000 words. The author must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. No YA or noir. Abbott, who is...

2016 CrimeFest Award Winners May28

2016 CrimeFest Award Winners

Last Weekend, at Crimefest 2016, the following awards were presented. AUDIBLE SOUNDS OF CRIME AWARD The Audible Sounds of Crime Award is for the best unabridged crime audiobook first published in the UK in 2015 in both printed and audio formats, and available for download from audible.co.uk, Britain’s largest provider of downloadable audiobooks. Courtesy of sponsor Audible UK, the winning author and audiobook reader(s) share the £1,000 prize equally and each receives a Bristol Blue Glass commemorative award.  Paula Hawkins for The Girl on the Train, read by Clare Corbett, India Fisher & Louise Brealey (Random House Audiobooks) The other...