Friday, November 5, 2010

Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award Nominations

Romantic Times (RT) Reviewers’ Choice Award nominations include contenders in five crime fiction categories.

Best Contemporary Mystery:
• 212, by Alafair Burke (Harper)
• Pray for Silence, by Linda Castillo (Minotaur)
• Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter, by Tom Franklin (Morrow)
• On the Line, by S.J. Rozan (Minotaur)
• Moonlight Mile, by Dennis Lehane (Morrow)

Best Historical Mystery:
• City of Dragons, by Kelli Stanley (Minotaur)
• An Impartial Witness, by Charles Todd (Morrow)
• Royal Blood, by Rhys Bowen (Prime Crime)
• The Demon’s Parchment, by Jeri Westerson (Minotaur)
• Dark Road to Darjeeling, by Deanna Raybourn (Mira)

Best First Mystery:
• Blacklands, by Belinda Bauer (Simon & Schuster)
• The Ark, by Boyd Morrison (Touchstone)
• Still Missing, by Chevy Stevens (St. Martin’s Press)
• Murder at Mansfield Park, by Lynn Shepherd (St. Martin’s Griffin)
• Devoured by D.E. Meredith (Minotaur)

Best Suspense/Thriller Novel:
• Eight Days to Live, by Iris Johansen (St. Martin’s Press)
• Broken, by Karin Slaughter (Delacorte)
• Live to Tell, by Lisa Gardner (Bantam)
• They’re Watching, by Gregg Hurwitz (St. Martin’s Press)
• One Grave Less, by Beverly Connor (Obsidian)

Best Amateur Sleuth Novel:
• Ghouls Gone Wild, by Victoria Laurie (Obsidian)
• Bone Appetit, by Carolyn Haines (Minotaur)
• Cat in an Ultramarine Scheme, by Carole Nelson Douglas (Forge)
• The Quick and the Thread, by Amanda Lee (Obsidian)
• A Nose for Justice, by Rita Mae Brown (Ballantine)

Winners will be announced during the 2011 RT Book Lovers’ Convention, scheduled for April 6-10 in Los Angeles.

Congrats to all!
Hat Tip: The Rap Sheet

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