Award Winners @ Bouchercon

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Thanks to Janet Rudolph’s Mystery Fanfare, http://mysteryreadersinc.blogspot.com, we have the list of the Barry, Macavity Awards and Anthony Awards, given out at Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention. Don’t forget to look for the titles in the Web Store. https://store.poisonedpen.com

The Barry Awards are presented by Deadly Pleasures Magazine. Here are the winners.

Best Novel
THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER, Karen Dionne (Putnam)

Best First Novel
THE DRY, Jane Harper (Flatiron)

Best Paperback Original
THE DEEP DARK DESCENDING, Allen Eskens (Seventh Street)

Best Thriller
UNSUB, Meg Gardiner (Dutton)

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The Macavity Awards are voted on by members of Mystery Readers International, and readers and friends of Rudolph’s own Mystery Readers’ Journal. Here are the Macavity Award winners.

Best Mystery Novel
Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz (Harper)

Best First Mystery Novel
The Lost Ones, by Sheena Kamal (Wm. Morrow)

Best Mystery-Related Nonfiction
The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, by Martin Edwards (Poisoned Pen/British Library)

Best Mystery Short Story
“Windward,” by Paul D. Marks, in Coast to Coast: Private Eyes from Sea to Shining Sea (Down & Out Books)

Sue Feder Memorial Award: Best Historical Mystery
In Farleigh Field, by Rhys Bowen (Lake Union Publishing)

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Janet Rudolph’s blog says, “The Anthony Award is named for the late Anthony Boucher (William Anthony Parker White), well-known writer and critic from the New York Times, who helped found the Mystery Writers of America. Anthony Award Categories.”

Here are this year’s winners of the Anthony Awards.

ANTHONY AWARD WINNERS

BEST NOVEL 
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

BEST FIRST NOVEL 
Hollywood Homicide by Kellye Garrett

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
The Day I Died by Lori Rader-Day

BILL CRIDER AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL IN A SERIES 
Y is for Yesterday (Kinsey Millhone #25) by Sue Grafton

BEST SHORT STORY 
My Side of the Matter by Hilary Davidson from Killing Malmon

BEST ANTHOLOGY
The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir, Gary Phillips, editor

BEST CRITICAL/NON-FICTION BOOK
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

BEST ONLINE CONTENT 
Jungle Red Writers