Sunday, July 15, 2018

2018 THRILLER AWARD WINNERS

The International Thriller Writers (ITW) announced the winners of the 2018 Thriller Awards last night during ThrillerFest in New York City. Congratulations to all.


Best Hardcover Novel:
Final Girls, by Riley Sager (Dutton)

Best First Novel:
The Freedom Broker, by K.J. Howe (Quercus)

Best Paperback Original Novel:
Grievance, by Christine Bell (Lake Union)

Best Short Story:
“Charcoal and Cherry,” by ZoĆ« Z. Dean (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, May/June 2017)

Best Young Adult Novel:
The Rains, by Gregg Hurwitz (Tor Teen)

Best E-Book Original Novel:
Second Chance, by Sean Black (Sean Black)

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Silver Bullet Award for Service:
James Rollins 

Thriller Master Award: 
G.R.R. Martin

Thriller Legend Awards:
Pat Gussin & Bob Gussin (Oceanview Publishing)


Saturday, July 14, 2018

Cartoon of the Day: Bastille Day


2018 Pinckley Prizes

Ellen Hart and Marcie Rendon are the recipients of the 2018 Pinckley Prizes for Crime Fiction, named to honor the memory of Diana Pinckley.

The prizes will be presented October 6, 2018 at The George and Joyce Wein New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Center, 1225 N. Rampart St., New Orleans.

The Pinckley Prizes partner with the Women’s National Book Association of New Orleans, of which Diana Pinckley was a founding member.

Read more here.