Thursday, November 11, 2010

Galaxy Book Awards: Mystery, Thriller, Crime Fiction Nominees

The Galaxy Book Awards were held last night in London. Thanks to The Rap Sheet for reporting.  There was no separate Crime and Thrillers category this year, but a number of books in the genre were nominated under other headings. None, sadly, won.
The following are the categories that contained crime, mystery, and thriller titles, along with the nominees from the world of crime, mystery and thrillers. To see the complete list of Nominees and Winners, go HERE.

Sainsbury’s Popular Fiction Book of the Year: 
Dead Like You, by Peter James (Macmillan) and Worth Dying For, by Lee Child (Bantam Press)

National Book Tokens New Writer of the Year: 
Simon Lelic, Rupture (Picador)

International Author of the Year: Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Quercus/MacLehose Press)

Waterstone’s UK Author of the Year:  Kate Atkinson, Started Early, Took My Dog (Doubleday) 

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