Friday, October 2, 2015

Silver Fanchion Nominees: Killer Nashville

Killer Nashville announced the list of finalists for the 2015 Silver Falchion Readers Choice Awards. There were so many categories that I'm following The Rap Sheet's model of listing only the adult book categories.

Best Novel: Romantic Suspense
Judgment, by Carey Baldwin (Witness Impulse)
The Lost Key, by Catherine Coulter and J.T. Ellison (Putnam)
Top Secret Twenty-One, by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)
Sweet Damage, by Rebecca James (Bantam)
Truth Be Told, by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge)

Best Novel: Cozy/Traditional
Angelica’s Smile, by Andrea Camilleri (Penguin)
The Question of the Missing Head, by E.J. Copperman and Jeff Cohen (Midnight Ink)
The Alpine Yeoman, by Mary Daheim (Ballantine)
Designated Daughters, by Margaret Maron (Grand Central)
Hunting Shadows, by Charles Todd (Morrow)

Best Novel: Historical
The Reckoning, by Rennie Airth (Viking)
An Air of Treason, by P.F. Chisolm (Poisoned Pen Press)
The Johnstown Girls, by Kathleen George (University of
Pittsburgh Press)
The Devil’s Workshop, by Alex Grecian (Putnam)
Death on Blackheath, by Anne Perry (Ballantine)

Best Novel: Private Detective/Police Procedural
The Forsaken, by Ace Atkins (Putnam)
The Hollow Girl, by Reed Farrel Coleman (Tyrus)
Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart, by Christopher
Fowler (Bantam)
Sorrow Bound, by David Mark (Blue Rider Press)
Field of Prey, by John Sandford (Putnam)

Best Novel: Speculative
The String Diaries, by Stephen Lloyd Jones (Mulholland)
Coldbrook, by Tim Lebbon (Titan)
Lock In, by John Scalzi (Tor)
Fear City, by F. Paul Wilson (Tor)
Yesterday’s Hero, by Jonathan
Wood (Titan)

Best Novel: Literary Suspense
The Dead Will Tell, by Linda Castillo (Minotaur)
Red 1-2-3, by John Katzenbach
(Mysterious Press)
Mr. Mercedes, by Stephen King (Scribner)
The Day She Died, by Catriona McPherson (Midnight Ink)
The Farm, by Tom Rob Smith (Grand Central)

Best Novel: Political Thriller/Adventure
Night Heron, by Adam Brookes (Redhook)
Dark Spies, by Matthew Dunn (Morrow)
The Hilltop, by Assaf Gavron (Scribner)
End Game, by John Gilstrap (Pinnacle)
I Am Pilgrim, by Terry Hayes (Atria/Emily Bestler)
Assassin’s Game, by Ward Larsen (Forge)

Best Novel: Crime Thriller
The Bone Orchard, by Paul Doiron (Minotaur)
Dakota, by Gwen Florio (Permanent Press)
Gangsterland, by Tod Goldberg (Counterpoint)
The Keeper, by John Lescroart (Atria)
In the Blood, by Lisa Unger (Touchstone)

View the rest of the categories and nominees HERE.

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