Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Bouchercon World Mystery Convention 2012

This years Bouchercon convention was in Cleveland beginning with a reception at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Several sets of awards were presented including The Anthony Awards, The Barry Awards, The Macavity Awards, and The Shamus Awards. Try one of the following winning mysterious and thrilling books:

Anthony Awards

Best Mystery Novel:  A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Best First Mystery:  Learning to Swim by Sara J. Henry

Best Critical Nonfiction Work:  The Sookie Stackhouse Companion ed. by Charlaine Harris

Barry Awards

Best Novel:  The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Best First Novel:  The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Best British Crime Novel:  Dead Man's Grip by Peter James

Best Thriller:  The Informant by Thomas Perry

Macavity Awards

Best Mystery Novel:  Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran

Best First Mystery Novel:  All Cry Chaos by Leonard Rosen

Shamus Awards

Best P. I. Novel:  A Bad Night's Sleep by Michael Wiley

Best First P. I. Novel:  Shortcut Man by P. G. Sturges

And try some of the following multiple nominated works:

Hurt Machine by Reed Farrel Coleman
Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making... by John Curran
1222 by Anne Holt
The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol & Agnette Friis
Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson

For a full list of winners and nominees go here.

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