Sunday, 14 July 2013

Award results!

The Strand Magazine Critics Awards were announced on Thursday 10 July 2013.

Strand Magazine Critics Award for Best Novel: 
Defending Jacob by William Landay.

Strand Magazine Critics Award for Best Debut Novel
The 500 by Matthew Quirk

Faye Kellerman was given The Strand’s Lifetime Achievement award for excellence in crime writing.  

The ITW (International Thriller Writers) announced the winners the 2013 Thriller Awards on Saturday 13 July 2013.

Best Hardcover Novel 
Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman (SilverOak)

Best First Novel
The 500 by Matthew Quirk (Reagan Arthur Books)

Best Paperback Original Novel
Lake Country by Sean Doolittle (Bantam)

Best Short Story
Lost Things” by John Rector (Thomas & Mercer)

Best Young Adult Novel
False Memory by Dan Krokos (Hyperion Books CH)

Best E-Book Original Novel
Blind Faith by CJ Lyons (CJ Lyons)

Thriller Master was awarded to Anne Rice in recognition of her legendary career and outstanding contributions to the thriller genre.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Literary Silver Bullet Award was awarded to Steve Berry
Corporate Silver Bullet Award was awarded to USO

Congratulations also go to Wiley Cash whose novel A Land More Kind Than Home won the SIBA 2013 Book of the Year Award.  The SIBA Book Award was created to recognize great books of southern origin.

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