I missed the announcement of the Anthony Awards at Bouchercon this weekend. Here are the award winners.
Best Novel: The Brass Verdict, by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Best First Novel: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)
Best Paperback Original: State of the Onion, by Julie Hyzy (Berkley)
Best Short Story: “A Sleep Not Unlike Death,” by Sean Chercover (from Hardcore Hardboiled, edited by Todd Robinson; Kensington Publishing)
Best Critical Non-fiction Work: Anthony Boucher: A Biobibliography, by Jeffrey Marks (McFarland & Company)
Best Children’s/Young Adult Novel: The Crossroads, by Chris Grabenstein (Random House)
Best Cover Art: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, designed by Peter Mendelsund and written by Stieg Larsson (Knopf)
Special Service Award: Jon and Ruth Jordan
Congratulations to the winners!