Friday, September 20, 2013

Barry Awards 2013



BARRY AWARDS
Presented by George Easter last night during opening ceremonies at Bouchercon. Nominated and voted on by subscribers to Deadly Pleasures Magazine.

Best Novel: The Blackhouse, by Peter May (Silver Oak)

Other Nominees: Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn (Crown); Trust Your Eyes, by Linwood Barclay (NAL); Defending Jacob, by William Landay (Delacorte); Live by Night, Dennis Lehane (Morrow); and Dead Scared, by S.J. Bolton (Minotaur)

Best First Novel: A Killing in the Hills, by Julia Keller (Minotaur)

Other nominees: The Yard, by Alex Grecian (Putnam); Sacrifice Fly, by Tim O’Mara (Minotaur); The Dark Winter, by David Mark (Blue Ridge Press); Black Fridays, by Michael Sears (Putnam); and The Professionals, by Owen Laukkanen (Putnam)

Best Paperback Original: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, by Susan Elia McNeal (Bantam)

Other Nominees: Pago Pago Tango, by John Enright (Thomas & Mercer);Blessed Are the Dead, by Malla Nunn (Washington Square); The Other Woman’s House, by Sophie Hannah (Penguin); Bloodland, by Alan Glynn(Picador); and Beneath the Abbey Wall, by A.D. Scott (Atria)

Best Thriller: The Fallen Angel, by Daniel Silva (Harper)

Other Nominees: The Last Refuge, by Ben Coes (St. Martin’s); The Right Hand, by Derek Haas (Mulholland); A Foreign Country, by Charles Cumming (St. Martin’s); House Blood, by Mike Lawson (Atlantic Monthly); and Red Star Burning, by Brian Freemantle (Minotaur)

1 comment:

Vallery Feldman said...

I think I finally voted on some winners. Very pleased that Gone Girl did not win and that The Blackhouse did. I also rally enjoyed Mr. Churchill's Secretary. Overall this looks like a strong list of nominees and I'm sure some votes were close.