Friday, October 16, 2020


The Macavity Award Winners 2020
(for works published in 2019)

The Macavity Awards are nominated by members of Mystery Readers International, subscribers to Mystery Readers Journal, and friends of MRI. The winners were announced at opening ceremonies at Virtual Bouchercon 2020 Sacramento. Congratulations to all.

Best Mystery Novel  

The Chain by Adrian McKinty (Mulholland)

Best First Mystery

One Night Gone by Tara Laskowski (Graydon House)

Best Mystery Short Story 

“Better Days,” by Art Taylor (EQMM, May/June 2019)

Best Mystery Nonfiction/Critical

Hitchcock and the Censors by John Billheimer (University Press of Kentucky)

Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery

The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott (Vintage) 

For all the Nominees: Go Here


Art Taylor said...

So thrilled with the news! Congratulations to all the winners!

Rebecca B. Swope said...

Yay! Congrats, Tara and Art...

Marni said...

Thanks for the post. Congratulations to all!