Bouchercon awards announced

  • Posted on: 19 September 2011
  • By: mysterylovescompany

Here by way of  Janet Rudolph editor of Mystery Readers Journal are the awards announced during the Sept 2001 Bouchercon in St. Louis, MO:<

*Macavity Awards: *
*Best Mystery Novel*
*Bury Your Dead* by Louise Penny (Minotaur)
*Best First Mystery Novel*
*Rogue Island *by Bruce DeSilva (Forge-Tom Doherty Associates)
*Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction*
*Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the
Making*by John Curran (HarperCollins)
*Best Mystery Short Story*
*“Swing Shift”* by Dana Cameron in *Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the
Dark Side* (Berkley)
*Sue Feder Memorial Historical Mystery*
*City of Dragons* by Kelli Stanley (Minotaur)

 Janet also shared the winners of the Shamus Awards on her
 *Private Eye Writers of America (PWA)* 2011 Shamus Awards, “given annually
to recognize outstanding achievement in private eye fiction.”
*Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: **No Mercy*, by Lori Armstrong (Touchstone)
*Best First P.I. Novel: **In Search of Mercy*, by Michael Ayoob (Minotaur)
*Best Paperback Original P.I. Novel: **Asia Hand*, By *Christopher G. Moore*
*Best P.I. Short Story: *“The Lamb Was Sure to Go,” by Gar Anthony Haywood (
*Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine*, November 2010)
*The Hammer Award (Best P.I. Series Character): *Sara Paretsky for V.I.
The EYE (Lifetime Achievement Award):* Ed Gorman
And, today, the Anthony Awards were announced. "The Anthony Awards are given
at each annual Bouchercon World Mystery
Convention<>with the winners selected by
attendees. The award is named for the late
Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), well-known writer and critic
from the San Francisco Chronicle and New York Times, who helped found the
Mystery Writers of America."
Best Novel - *Bury Your Dead* by Louise Penny
Best First Mystery - *The Damage Done* by Hilary Davidson
Best Paperback Original -  *Expiration Date* by Duane Swierczynski
Best Critical/Non-Fiction - *Agatha Chrstie's Secret Notebooks: 50 Years of
Mysteries in the Making* by John Curran
Best Short Story -  *“Swing Shift”* by Dana Cameron in *Crimes by Moonlight:
Mysteries from the Dark Side* (Berkley)
Best Graphic Novel - *The Chill* by Jason Starr & Mick Bertilorenzi
Best Website/Blog - Stop, You're Killing
Me!<>by Lucinda Surber & Stan Ulrich
Don't forget you can find them at our store Mystery Loves Company in Oxford MD
Thanks and happy reading,
Kathy Harig