Thursday, January 24, 2013

LOVEY AWARD NOMINEES: Love is Murder Conference

LOVE IS MURDER TO PRESENT 2013 LOVEY AWARDS AT ANNUAL MYSTERY CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 1-3 IN CHICAGO

The 2013 LOVEY Awards will be presented at the 14th annual Love is Murder Conference taking place Feb. 1-3 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, just outside of Chicago. The awards, in nine categories, will be presented at the Saturday evening awards dinner/banquet.

 
The 2013 LOVEY nominees are:

Best First Novel
COURTING MURDER, by Bill Hopkins
SOULJOURNER, by D. L. Marriott
PERFIDY, by Michele May
IN HER SHADOW, by August McLaughlin
 
Best Traditional/Amateur Sleuth
WHERE DID YOU DIE, by Patricia K. Batta
THE TRASHY GOURMET, by David Ciambrone
A SMALL HILL TO DIE ON, by Elizabeth Duncan
THE LIGHTKEEPER'S LEGACY, by Kathleen Ernst
DABBLERS, by Kathryn Flatt
THE LOST ARTIST, by Gail Lukasik
LAST WOOL AND TESTAMENT, by Molly MacRae
EMMA WINBERRY AND THE EVIL EYE, by Helen Osterman
MURDER IN THE ROUND, by Patricia Rockwell (an Amelia Barnes Acoustic Mystery)
CROSSCURRENTS, by Powell Smily, with Susan Smily and Honora Finkelstein

Best Thriller
HITMAN: DAMNATION, by Raymond Benson
THE BLACK STILETTO: BLACK & WHITE, by Raymond Benson
THE NINTH DAY, by Jamie Freveletti
COMPANY ORDERS, by David J. Walker

Best Police Procedural
PORTRAIT OF MURDER, by Rob Riley
THE SONS OF JUDE, by Brandt Dobson
Best Paranormal/Sci-Fi
WALK-IN, by Honora Finkelstein and Susan Smily
WHEN THE MOON IS GIBBOUS AND WAXING, by Angela Myers

Best Historical
ARCHIE MEETS NERO WOLFE, by Robert Goldsborough
DEATH AT WOODS HOLE, by Frances McNamara
THE BOOTLEGGER'S NEPHEW, by Sara Wisseman

Best Suspense
A BITTER VEIL, by Libby Fischer Hellman
MOONLIGHT FOR MAGGIE, by Karen L. Syed

Best Series
GET FLUFFY, by Sparkle Abbey (the Pampered Pets mystery series)
THY WILL BE DONE, by Richard M. Davidson (the Lord's Prayer mystery series)
THE JANUS REPRISAL, by Jamie Freveletti (Robert Ludlum's Covert One series)
KILLERFIND, by Sharon Woods Hopkins (the Rhetta McCarter mysteries)
TRICKSTER'S POINT, by William Kent Krueger (the Cork O'Connor mystery series)
THE WATCH, by Jerry Peterson (the AJ Garrison crime novels)

Best Short Story
"Harry's Fall From Grace" by Luisa Buehler, prequel to the Grace Marsden mystery series
"The Love Nest", by Sharon I. Cook, in THE LEGEND OF JUDGMENT ROCK & OTHER MYSTERY STORIES
"Capital Partners", by Libby Fischer Hellman, in WRITES OF SPRING
"Early's Christmas", by Jerry Peterson, in STORIES OF THE SEASON anthology
"The Case of the Extra Ingredient", by Mary Welk, in HOT CRIME, COOL CHICKS

1 comment:

Marilynne Smith said...

Thanks for posting this. Congratulations to the nominees.