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Barry Award Nominations

Somewhat hot on the heals of the Edgar Nominations are the Barry Noms. And while the Edgar's will be announced at the end of April the Barry Awards will not given until the St. Louis Bouchercon in September! Yikes.

The Hungry Detective congratulates all of the nominees. 

Best Novel
NOWHERE TO RUN - C. J. Box - Putnam
THE LOCK ARTIST - Steve Hamilton - Minotaur
MOONLIGHT MILE - Dennis Lehane - Morrow
BURY YOUR DEAD - Louise Penny - Minotaur
SAVAGES - Don Winslow - Simon & Schuster

Best First Novel
GUTSHOT STRAIGHT - Lou Berney - Morrow
ROGUE ISLAND - Bruce DeSilva - Forge
THE POACHER'S SON - Paul Doiron - Minotaur
SHERLOCKIAN - Graham Moore - Twelve
THE HOLY THIEF - William Ryan - Minotaur
ONCE A SPY - Keith Thomson - Doubleday

Best British Novel

STARTED EARLY, TOOK MY DOG - Kate Atkinson - Doubleday
BLOOD HARVEST - S. J. Bolton - Bantam Press
THE WHISPERS - John Connolly - Hodder & Stoughton
THE WOODCUTTER - Reginald Hill - HarperCollins
THREE SECONDS - Roslund & Hellstrom - Quercus
FOURTH DAY - Zoe Sharp - Allison & Busby

Best Paperback Original
THE HANGING TREE - Bryan Gruley - Touchstone
THE DEAD LIE DOWN - Sophie Hannah - Penguin
EGGSECUTIVE ORDERS - Julie Hyzy - Berkley
FEVER AT THE BONE - Val McDermid - Harper
THE RHETORIC OF DEATH - Judith Rock - Berkley

Best Thriller
13 HOURS - Deon Meyer - Grove Atlantic
AMERICAN ASSASSIN - Vince Flynn - Atria
THE BRICKLAYER - Noah Boyd - Harper
BOLT ACTION - Charles Charters - Hodder U.K.
ON TARGET, Mark Greaney - Jove
THE REMBRANDT AFFAIR - Daniel Silva - Putnam

Best Short Story
Mitch Alderman - "Requiem for Antlers" - AHMM Jan.-Feb. 2010
Robert Barnard - "Family Values" - EQMM Feb. 2010
Caroline Benton - "The Body in the Dunes - EQMM Jan. 2010
Loren D. Estleman - "The List" - EQMM May 2010
Terence Faherty - "The Seven Sorrows" - EQMM Mar.-Apr. 2010
Ellen Larson - "When the Apricots Bloom" - AHMM July-Aug. 2010


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