Thursday, November 13, 2014



The Macavity Awards are nominated and voted on by members and friends of Mystery Readers International and subscribers to Mystery Readers Journal. Nominations are for works published in the U.S. in 2013. Winners were announced tonight at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention in Long Beach (CA). Congratulations to all!

Best Mystery Novel

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books)

Best First Mystery 

A Killing at Cotton Hill by Terry Shames (Seventh Street Books)

Best Mystery Short Story 

 “The Care and Feeding of Houseplants” by Art Taylor (Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, March/April 2013)

Best Nonfiction

The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower (Minotaur Books)

Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award 

Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell (Little, Brown)


Priscilla said...

Fine writers, all! Congratulations to the winners.

Bobbi A. Chukran, Author said...

Congratulations, everybody. Glad to see a fellow Texan and a fellow SMFS member on the list. As well as the rest of you. :-)

Richard said...

Congratulations to all. Another award, Kent, and maybe more this weekend. Wonderful book.