HUGE congratulations are in order for S.A. Cosby and BLACKTOP WASTELAND for winning the Barry Award, the Macavity Award, and the Anthony Award for Best Novel! More praise for BLACKTOP WASTELAND: A Library Journal Best Book of 2020; a Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2020; a Booklist 2020 Editors’ Choice; a TLA Lariat List Read More » […]
Didja see our 2018 Edgar nominees?! Plus the following mysteries are up for the 2018 Barry Awards: Best First Novel THE DRY by Jane Harper Best Thriller TRAP THE DEVIL by Ben Coes Winners will be announced September 6, 2018 at Bouchercon. Now on to this week’s new mysteries! THE MITFORD MURDERS by Jessica Fellowes Read More » […]
Happy #ThrillerThursday! We’ve got several starred mysteries out this week, but first a #humblebrag on behalf of our Minotaur Books pals. Last weekend during Bouchercon, INVISIBLE CITY by Julia Dahl was the breakout hit, nabbing a Barry AND Macavity Award! The Barry Award Best First Novel: INVISIBLE CITY by Julia Dahl The Macavity Awards Best First Mystery Read More » […]
The Barry Awards are awarded for excellence in crime novels by the editorial staff of Deadly Pleasures. More details here.
Publishers Weekly gave DEAD MAN'S GRIP a starred review and said, "The grim creativity of the victims’ deaths and the ease of movement of the action are two of the many compelling reasons to stick with this series."
Barry Award-winners are chosen for their excellence in the field of crime fiction and we're celebrating because two of our favorites are on the top of the list!
2011 Barry Award-winner for Best Novel:
THE LOCK ARTIST by Steve Hamilton
2011 Barry Award-winner for Best First Novel:
THE POACHER'S SON by Paul Doiron
Every year the crime fiction connoisseurs over at Deadly Pleasures offer awards of excellence to exceptional novels and short stories in several categories. The 2011 Barry Award nominees have been posted!
BLOOD HARVEST by S. J. Bolton has been nominated for Best British Novel!