Friday, September 20, 2013

Barry Awards 2013

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.