More Awards from Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention!
George Easter presented the Barry Awards Friday night. The Barry Awards are nominated and voted on by readers of Deadly Pleasures Magazine.
Best Novel: The Last Child, by John Hart (Minotaur)
Best First Novel: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley (Delacorte)
Best British Novel: If the Dead Rise Not, by Philip Kerr (Quercus)
Best Paperback Original: Starvation Lake, by Bryan Gruley (Touchstone)
Best Thriller: Running from the Devil, by Jamie Freveletti (Morrow)
Mystery/Crime Novel of the Decade: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)
Best Short Story: “The High House Writer,” by Brendan DuBois (AHMM, July-August 2009)
Don Sandstrom Award for Literary Achievement in Mystery Fandom: Len & June Moffatt; Captain Bob Napier
For all the nominations, go HERE
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