Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Anthony Award Nominations 2013

Al Abramson, Chair for Bouchercon Albany sent over the Anthony Award Shortlists 2013. 

The registered attendees [full time members] at Bouchercon Albany will vote this fall for the winners during the biggest gathering in the world for Crime, Mystery and Thriller readers, reviewers, writers, publishers and literary agents that populate the genre.

We hope to see you there, and Shots pass their congratulations to all the nominees.

From Al Abramson [pictured 3rd from left] -

Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, is pleased to announce the Anthony Award Nominees for 2013. The winners will be chosen by the full time members of the 44th Bouchercon September 19-22, in Albany, New York.

Dare Me - Megan Abbott [Reagan Arthur]
The Trinity Game - Sean Chercover [Thomas & Mercer]
Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn [Crown]
The Beautiful Mystery - Louise Penny [Minotaur]
The Other Woman - Hank Phillippi Ryan [Forge]

Don't Ever G et Old - Daniel Friedman [Thomas Dunne]
The Professionals - Owen Laukkanen [Putnam]
The Expats - Chris Pavone [Crown]
The 500 - Matthew Quirk [Reagan Arthur]
 Black Fridays - Michael Sears [Putnam]

Whiplash River - Lou Berney [William Morrow]
Murder for Choir - Joelle Charbonneau [Berkley Prime Crime]
And She Was - Alison Gaylin [Harper]
Blessed are the Dead - Malla Nunn [Emily Bestler]
Big Maria - Johnny Shaw [Thomas & Mercer]

"Mischief in Mesopotamia" - Dana Cameron, EQMM, Nov 2012
"Kept in the Dark" - Shelia Connolly, Best New England Crime Stories: Blood Moon [Level Best]
 "The Lord is My Shamus" - Barb Goffman, Chesapeake Crimes: This Job is Murder, p.97 [Wildside]
"Peaches" - Todd Robinson, Grift, Spring 2012, p.80
"The Unremarkable Heart" - Karin Slaughter, Mystery Writers of America Presents: Vengeance, p.177 [Mulholland]

Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels - John Connolly and Declan Burke, eds. [Hodder & Stoughton/Emily Bestler]
Blood Relations: The Selected Letters of Ellery Queen, 1947-1950 - Joseph Goodrich, ed. [Perfect Crime]
More Forensics and Fiction: Crime Writers Morbidly Curious Questions Expertly Answered - D.P. Lyle, M.D. [Medallion]
The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery Agatha Christie - Mathew Prichard, ed. [Harper]
In Pursuit of Spenser: Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero - Otto Penzler, ed. [Smart Pop]

Photo © 2012 Ali Karim taken at Raleigh North Carolina
Left to Right Ali Karim [Secretary for Bouchercon], Stacey Cochran [Chair of Bouchercon 2015 Raleigh], Al Abramson [Chair Bouchercon 2013 Albany] and Mystery Mike Bursaw [Treasurer Bouchercon]

More information about Bouchercon available here

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