Congratulations to this year's nominees for the Dilys Award, sponsored by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association, recognizing the book that member bookstores most enjoyed handselling.
Nominees are: Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
Thunder Bay by William Kent Krueger
The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
The Blade Itself by Marcus Sakey
The winner will be announced at Left Coast Crime in Denver, March 6-9.
I'm particularly pleased because Rhys Bowen will be appearing at the Velma Teague Library in Glendale, AZ on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m.