Thursday, June 18, 2009

Barry Awards 2009 - Nominations

The nominations are out for the 2009 Barry Awards:
BEST NOVEL
Trigger City by Sean Chercover
The Draining Lake by Arnaldur Indridason
Envy the Night by Michael Koryta
Red Knife by William Kent Krueger
The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
Dawn Patrol by Don Winslow

BEST FIRST
The Kind One by Tom Epperson
Stalking Susan by Julie Kramer
City of the Sun by David Levien
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley
Sweeping Up Glass by Carolyn D. Wall

BEST BRITISH
A Simple Act of Violence by R.J. Ellory
Ritual by Mo Hayder
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Shatter by Michael Robotham
Bleeding Heart Square by Andrew Taylor
Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The First Quarry by Max Allan Collins
Money Shot by Christa Faust
State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy
The Black Path by Asa Larsson
Severance Package by Duane Swierczynski
Echoes from the Dead by Johan Theorin

BEST THRILLER
Collision by Jeff Abbott
The Deceived by Brett Battles
The Survivor by Tom Cain
Finder by Colin Harrison
Night of Thunder by Stephen Hunter
Good People by Marcus Sakey
The winners will be announced at Bouchercon at Indianapolis in mid October.

(Best 'British' does not refer to the nationality of the author but rather where it was published.)

1 comment:

maxine said...

Some jolly good titles in there - well, the ones with underlines!