Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Left Coast Crime Awards

Just back from Left Coast Crime: Booked in L.A., and although I have a lot to report...and will do that... thought I should post the Awards. For the entire list of nominees, go HERE.

LEFTY AWARD for Humorous Mystery: Getting Old is a Disaster by Rita Lakin

BRUCE ALEXANDER AWARD for Historical Mystery: A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell

THE PANIK AWARD for LA Noir (awarded in honor of the late Paul Anik, Chair of LCC2010, given this year only): Death Was in the Picture by Linda Richards

3/21: I forgot to mention The Dilys Award (given out by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association to “the mystery title of the year which the member booksellers have most enjoyed selling”): The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley (Delacorte)

Congratulations to All!!!

Photo: Winners Rita Lakin & Rebecca Cantrell


Vicki Lane said...

Hoorah for Rita -- the lady is a class act!

Dr. Mary Kennedy said...

Congrats to the winners!! There was a piece about Rebecca's book in the NY Times Book Review last week--nice!