Thursday, October 15, 2009

Bouchercon Awards

The following awards were announced at Bouchercon in Indianapolis today.

Derringer: Edward D. Hoch Memorial Award for short story lifetime achievement -- Clark Howard

Crimespree Awards: Jack Reacher Award -- William Kent Krueger

Crimespree: Crimespree Contributor of the Year -- Jeremy Lynch

Crimespree: Best Paperback Original -- Christa Faust's Money Shot

Crimespree: Favorite Novel -- Sean Chercover's Trigger City

Crimespree: Favorite in an Ongoing Series -- Robert Crais's Chasing Darkness

Crimespree: Favorite graphic novel writer -- Brian Azzarello

Macavity Awards: Best Historical Mystery -- Rhys Bowen's A Royal Pain

Macavity: Best short story -- Dana Cameron's "The Night Things Changed" from Wolfsbane & Mistletoe

Macavity: Best non-fiction/critical -- Frankie Bailey's African American Mystery Writers

Macavity: Best first mystery -- Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Macavity: Best mystery novel -- Deborah Crombie's Where Memories Lie

Barry Awards: Lifetime achievement in mystery fandom -- Art Scott

Barry: Best short story -- James O. Born's "The Drought" from The Blue Religion(edited by Michael Connelly)

Barry: Best paperback original -- Julie Hyzy's State of the Onion

Barry: Best British novel -- Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Barry: Best thriller -- Brett Battles's The Deceived

Barry: Best first novel -- Tom Rob Smith's Child 44

Barry: Best novel -- Arnaldur Indridason's The Draining Lake



Rob Walker said...

Thaks Lesa for bringing the news! much appreciated.

Lesa said...

You're welcome, Rob. Isn't Twitter great? I had the entire summary from Twitter.

Elizabeth Spann Craig said...

I'm so excited about Julie Hyzy! We're thrilled at the Mystery Lovers' Kitchen. What a happy day!

Mystery Writing is Murder

Lesa said...

I've never met Julie, Elizabeth, only corresponded with her. But, I'm excited, too. That's terrific!