Sunday, 8 April 2018

2018 Strand Critics Awards

The Strand Magazine have announced its nominees for the 2018 Strand Critics Awards.

Best Novel:
A Legacy of Spies, by John le Carré (Viking)
The Late Show, by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz (Harper)
My Darling Detective, by Howard Norman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Bluebird, Bluebird, by Attica Locke (Mulholland)
Wonder Valley, by Ivy Pochoda (Ecco)

Best First Novel:
My Sister’s Bones, by Nuala Ellwood (Morrow)
Quicksand, by Malin Persson Giolito (Other Press)
August Snow, by Stephen Mack Jones (Soho Press)
The Lost Ones, by Sheena Kamal (Morrow)
Lola, by Melissa Scrivner Love (Crown)
See What I Have Done, by Sarah Schmidt (Atlantic Monthly Press)

Winners will be awarded on July 11 during “an invitation-only cocktail party in New York City, hosted by The Strand Magazine.”

Lifetime Achievement Awards:  
Jonathan Gash (aka John Grant), British creator of the antiques-focused Lovejoy mysteries;
J.A. Jance, best known for her J.P. Beaumont series and her Joanna Brady series. Both of those authors will receive their commendations during that same July 11 fête.

Tom Doherty, publisher of Tor/Forge books, will be given The Strand’s Publisher of the Year Award.

Congratulations to all the nominated authors.

H/T Mystery Fanfare

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