Sunday, July 10, 2011

Macavity Awards Nominees

Presented annually by Mystery Readers International, the Macavity Awards honor the best in mystery as voted by MRI members. The winners will be announced at this year’s Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, September 15-18, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Best Mystery Novel

The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke

Faithful Place by Tana French

The Queen of Patpong by Timothy Hallinan

Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer

Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard

Best First Mystery Novel

The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson

Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva

The Poacher’s Son by Paul Doiron

Full Mortality by Sasscer Hill

A Thousand Cuts by Simon Lelic

Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction

The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum

Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making by John Curran

Following the Detectives: Real Locations in Crime Fiction, edited by Maxim Jakubowski

Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History by Yunte Huang

Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, edited by David Morrell and Hank W. Wagner

Best Mystery Short Story

“The Scent of Lilacs” by Doug Allyn in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

“Swing Shift” by Dana Cameron in Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side

“Devil’s Pocket” by Keith Gilman in Philadelphia Noir

“The Gods for Vengeance Cry” by Richard Helms in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine

“Bookworm” by G.M. Malliet in Chesapeake Crimes: They Had It Comin’

Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery

A Marked Man by Barbara Hamilton

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

City of Dragons by Kelli Stanley

The Red Door by Charles Todd

The Fifth Servant by Kenneth Wishnia

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