2018 Edgar & Barry Award Nominees + New Mysteries

2018 Edgar & Barry Award Nominees + New Mysteries

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 […]

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Thriller Thursday & Bouchercon 2015 Winners

Thriller Thursday & Bouchercon 2015 Winners

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 […]

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Best British Crime Novel: Dead Man’s Grip!

Best British Crime Novel: Dead Man’s Grip!

Minotaur Books reported that DEAD MAN'S GRIP by Peter James has won the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel of 2011! Congratulations, Peter!

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." 

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2011 Barry Award Winners Announced!

2011 Barry Award Winners Announced!

The fine folks over at Deadly Pleasures Magazine announced the 2011 Barry Award-winners last night at Bouchercon in St. Louis. 

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

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Barry Picking!

Barry Picking!

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

THE LOCK ARTIST by Steve Hamilton and BURY YOUR DEAD by Louise Penny have been nominated for the Barry Award for Best Novel of 2011!

THE POACHER’S SON by Paul Doiron and THE HOLY THIEF by William Ryan have been nominated for Best First Novel!

BLOOD HARVEST by S. J. Bolton has been nominated for Best British Novel!

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