Saturday, February 11, 2012

Awards News: Barry Nominations (2012)

The 2012 Barry Award nominees have been announced. The winners will be revealed at Bouchercon in Cleveland (4-7 October). Here are those shortlists which include British/European/Translated titles with links to available Euro Crime reviews:

Best Novel
THE KEEPER OF LOST CAUSES (aka MERCY), Jussi Adler-Olsen tr. Tiina Nunnally

THE ACCIDENT, Linwood Barclay
THE HURT MACHINE, Reed Farrel Coleman
IRON HOUSE, John Hart
HELL IS EMPTY, Craig Johnson
THE TROUBLED MAN, Henning Mankell tr. Laurie Thompson



Best First Novel
LEARNING TO SWIM, Sara Henry
THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT X, Keigo Higashino tr. Alexander O Smith & Elye J Alexander
THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE, Lene Kaaberbol and Agnette Friis tr. Lene Kaaberbol

TURN OF MIND, Alice LaPlante
THE INFORMATIONIST, Taylor Stevens
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP, S J Watson



Best British (Published in the UK in 2011)
NOW YOU SEE ME, S J Bolton
HELL'S BELLS (aka THE INFERNALS), John Connolly
BAD SIGNS, R J Ellory
THE HOUSE AT SEA'S END, Elly Griffiths
OUTRAGE, Arnaldur Indridason tr. Anna Yates

DEAD MAN’S GRIP, Peter James


Best Paperback Original
THE SILENCED, Brett Battles
THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER, Oliver Pötzsch
A DOUBLE DEATH ON THE BLACK ISLE, A. D. Scott
DEATH OF THE MANTIS, Michael Stanley
FUN AND GAMES, Duane Swierczynski
TWO FOR SORROW, Nicola Upson

Best Thriller
CARVER, Tom Cain
COUP D’ETAT, Ben Coes
SPYCATCHER (aka SPARTAN), Matthew Dunn
BALLISTIC, Mark Greaney
HOUSE DIVIDED, Mike Lawson
THE INFORMANT, Thomas Perry

1 comment:

Maxine said...

Of the ones I've read, I'd vote for Mercy (best novel), Turn of Mind (first novel), Outrage (UK! novel). Don't think I've read any of the last two categories from their shortlist.