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 […]

Read More…

2017 Anthony Award Nominees

2017 Anthony Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, congrats to our 2017 Anthony Award nominees: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best First Novel DESIGN FOR DYING by Renee Patrick The winners will be announced at Bouchercon on October 15. Now on to this week’s new mysteries: PERISH THE DAY by John Farrow The “excellent”* final volume in […]

Read More…

Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/9/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday! First, some nice awards news: three Minotaur titles have been nominated for the 2017 Barry Awards: Best Novel A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny Best Thriller THE ONE MAN by Andrew Gross COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope The readers of Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine will vote on these nominations and the award […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Thriller Thursday – Anthony Award & CWA Dagger in the Library Nominees

Thriller Thursday – Anthony Award & CWA Dagger in the Library Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday! We’ve got several terrific mysteries, but first here’s the scoop on Anthony Award and CWA Dagger in the Library nominees: The 2015 Anthony Award nominees were announced and they include: Best Novel THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny TRUTH BE TOLD by Hank Phillippi Ryan Best First Novel INVISIBLE CITY by Julia […]

Read More…

Thriller Thursday & 2014 Shamus Award Nominees

Thriller Thursday & 2014 Shamus Award Nominees

Not only do we have a new batch of fabulous mysteries & thrillers, we’ve got the scoop on Shamus Award nominees! The Private Eye Writers of America announced the finalists for its 2014 Shamus Awards and we’ve got 4 mysteries in the running: Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: THE GOOD COP by Brad Parks NEMESIS by […]

Read More…

Thriller Tuesday (whaa?!) & Mystery Award nominations

Thriller Tuesday (whaa?!) & Mystery Award nominations

We know it’s not Thursday, but we didn’t want you to miss out on all this great mystery news while we’re away in Las Vegas setting up for ALA Annual. But first, awards news! The 2014 Shamus Award finalists and Macavity Award nominations have been announced and we have several outstanding Minotaur books in the […]

Read More…

2014 Anthony Award nominees

2014 Anthony Award nominees

Nominees for the 2014 Anthony Awards have been posted and we've got several spine-tingling mysteries on the list! 

Best Novel
THE WRONG GIRL by Hank Phillippi Ryan
THROUGH THE EVIL DAYS by Julia Spencer-Fleming (also a LibraryReads pick!)

Best First Novel
RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman

Best Critical or Nonfiction Work
THE HOUR OF PERIL: The Secret Plot To Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower

Winners will be announced at the annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. Congrats to all nominees! 
[...]

Read More...

Thriller Thursday (9/19/13 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/19/13 Edition)

Today marks the start of Bouchercon, the world’s leading convention for crime fiction writers and their adoring fans. Our own Steve Hamilton is the Toastmaster Guest of Honor and we've got three great books nominated for Anthony Awards:

Anthony Award nominees
Best Novel
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny
THE OTHER WOMAN by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Best First Novel
DON'T EVER GET OLD by Daniel Friedman

Congratulations to the nominees!

UPDATE: a HUGE congratulations to Louise Penny who won the Anthony Award for Best Novel at Bouchercon 2013, this past Saturday, 9/21.  This is Louise Penny’s 4th consecutive and 5th overall Anthony Award!

Now on to our #ThrillerThursday picks:
[...]

Read More...

css.php