Wednesday, April 18, 2012

RT Reviewers Choice Awards: Crime Fiction

RT Reviewers Choice Awards were announced last weekend April 11 – 15 in Chicago. Here are the awards in the "mystery' categories. 50 Reviewers vote for these awards.

Contemporary Mystery
Winner: V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton, Putnam

Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey, Soho
Ringer by Brian M. Wiprud, Minotaur
Killed at the Whim of a Hat by Colin Cotterill, Minotaur
The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill, Harper
In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault, Morrow

Historical Mystery
Winner: A Lonely Death by Charles Todd, Morrow

The Beloved Dead by Tony Hays, Tor
The Illusion of Murder by Carol McCleary, Forge
Bye Bye, Baby by Max Allan Collins, Forge
City of Secrets by Kelli Stanley, Minotaur
Troubled Bones by Jeri Westerson, Minotaur

First Mystery
Winner: Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfelder, Minotaur

The Breath of God by Jeffrey Small, West Hills
Cookie Dough or Die by Virginia Lowell, Prime Crime
Thou Shalt Kill by Daniel Blake, Gallery
Death on Tour by Janice Hamrick, Minotaur

Amateur Sleuth
Winner: The Busy Woman's Guide to Murder by Mary Jane Maffini, Prime Crime

To Have and to Kill by Mary Jane Clark, Morrow
Killing Kate by Julie Kramer, Atria
Tempest in the Tea Leaves by Kari Lee Townsend, Prime Crime
Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen, Prime Crime

Winner: Love You More by Lisa Gardner, Bantam

In Desperation by Rick Mofina, Mira
Among the Missing by Morag Joss, Delacorte
The Girl Who Disappeared Twice by Andrea Kane, Mira
Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton, Minotaur
You're Next by Gregg Hurwitz, St. Martin’s
Death in High Places by Jo Bannister, Minotaur
New York to Dallas by J.D. Robb, Putnam
Ghost Hero by S.J. Rozan, Minotaur

To see all the award nominees in all categories, go HERE.

Hat Tip: Lynn Farris, Mystery Books Examiner

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