Barry Awards 2022

It’s that time of years when various crime fiction awards are announced. The Barry Awards, voted on by the readers of Deadly Pleasures magazine, were announced this week at the annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. Check the Web Store for the books.

Congratulations to all of the winners.

Best Mystery/Crime Novel

RAZORBLADE TEARS, S. A. Cosby (Flatiron Books)

Best First Mystery/Crime Novel

SLEEPING BEAR, Connor Sullivan (Emily Bestler/Atria)

Best Paperback Original

THE GOOD TURN, Dervla McTiernan (Blackstone)

Best Thriller

FIVE DECEMBERS, James Kestrel (HardCase Crime)