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Left Coast Crime 2009 Nominations

Another week, another list of nominees. Although I'm guessing most readers got the same email I did. Awards will be presented at the Awards Brunch on March 11th. This year's Left Coast is in Hawaii. The Hungry Detective has looked at the budget line for travel, and wonders if it is possible to embezzle money from yourself?

Congratulations to all the nominees.
Bruce Alexander Memorial Mystery Award
Nox Dormienda, A Long Night Sleeping - Kelli Stanley (Five Star)
Touchstone - Laurie King (Bantam)
Tell Me Pretty Maiden - Rhys Bowen (St. Martin Press)
A Royal Pain - Rhys Bowen (Berkeley Prime Crime)
A Fatal Waltz - Tasha Alexander (Harper Collins)Hawaii Five-O
Angel Falls - Baron Birtcher (Iota)
Fractured - Karin Slaughter (Delacorte Press)
The Black Path - Asa Larsson (Delta)
The Angel of Knowlton Place - Kate Floral (Five Star)
Mahu Fire - Neil S. Placky (Alyson Books)
Death of a Cozy Writer - G.M. Malliet (Midnight …

Edgar 2009 Nominations

Published widely elsewhere, The Hungry Detective is posting the list of 2009 Edgar Nominees for our own personal edification. You might be asking yourself what religious knowledge are we getting out of this. I ask you does it really matter when THD has not posted in over two weeks? Ya, that's what I thought you said.

The Hungry Detective extends our congratulations to all the nominees.

Best Novel
Missing - Karin Alvtegen
Blue Heaven - C.J. Box
Sins of the Assassin - Robert Ferrigno
The Price of Blood - Declan Hughes
The Night Following - Morag Joss
Curse of the Spellmans - Lisa Lutz

Best First Novel by an American Author
The Kind One - Tom Epperson
Sweetsmoke - David Fuller
The Foreigner - Francie Lin
Calumet City - Charlie Newton
A Cure for Night - Justin Peacock

Best Paperback Original
The Prince of Bagram Prison - Alex Carr
Money Shot - Christa Faust
Enemy Combatant - Ed Gaffney
China Lake - Meg Gardiner
The Cold Spot - Tom Piccirilli

Best Fact Crime
For the Thrill of It: Leopold, L…

A Lasting Legacy

(Cover via Fantastic Fiction)