Genre fiction nominees for the 2012 Minnesota Book Awards.

This morning, The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library announced the nominees for the 2012 Minnesota Book Awards. Among the awards is Genre fiction and since that is our area of passion, I figured I would share them with ya!
Genre Fiction, sponsored by Marvin Windows and Doors:
THE BONE HOUSE by Brian Freeman (Minotaur Books)
NORTHWEST ANGLE by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books)
DEATH OF THE MANTIS by Michael Stanley (Harper Perennial)
BIG WHEAT by Richard A. Thompson (Poisoned Pen Press)

The winners will be announced April 14 at the 24th annual Minnesota Book Awards gala event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. Paul.