House of Crime & Mysteries 2nd Annual Readers's Choice Awards:
The best crime books of the year, voted by readers worldwide. Books were published between November 1st, 2012 and November 31st, 2013.
Ballots came in mainly from the USA, UK, and Canada, as well as France, Australia, Germany, Africa, Norway, and Spain.
Best International Crime Novel: Watching You by Michael Robotham (Sphere)
Best Crime Novel in the United Kingdom: The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)
Best Crime Novel in the USA: The Black Box by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Best Crime Novel in Canada: Vigilante Season by Peter Kirby (Linda Leith)
Best Indie or Self-Published Crime Novel: A Taste for Malice by Michael J. Malone (Five Leaves Publications)
Best Short Fiction Collection: Dead Letters: Stories of Murder and Mayhem by Chris F. Holm (eBook -Kindle edition)
Best Non-Fiction Crime Book: Being Cool: The Work of Elmore Leonard by Charles J. Rzepka (Johns Hopkins U. Press)
Best Crime Fiction in French: Sous la Surface by Martin Michaud (Les Éditions Goélette)
Best Crime Fiction Translated into French: La Nuit by Dennis Lehane
Your Favorite Crime Novel of 2013: The Wrath of Angels by John Connolly
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