Congratulations to the winners of the Anthony Awards, announced at Bouchercon. I'm so excited about the winners - there are a number of friends on this list. And, I've seen Louise Penny, Sophie Littlefied, and Bryan Gruley all in the last few months. Nice people do win mystery awards!
So, the winners are:
BEST NOVEL - THE BRUTAL TELLING - Louise Penny [Minotaur Books]
BEST FIRST NOVEL - A BAD DAY FOR SORRY - Sophie Littlefield [Minotaur Books]
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL - STARVATION LAKE - Bryan Gruley [Touchstone]
BEST SHORT STORY - "On the House" - Hank Phillippi Ryan, QUARRY: Crime Stories by New England Writers, [Level Best Books]
BEST CRITICAL NONFICTION WORK - TALKING ABOUT DETECTIVE FICTION - P.D. James [Bodleian Library/Knopf]