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2012 Barry Nominations

Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine announced their Barry Award Nominations yesterday. The awards will be handed out at this year's Cleveland B'Con. The Hungry Detective congratulates all of the nominees.  

Best Novel
The Keeper of Lost Causes (aka Mercy) - Jussi Adler-Olsen - Dutton
The Accident Linwood Barclay - Bantam
The Hurt Machine - Reed Farrel Coleman - Tyrus
Iron House - John Hart - Minotaur
Hell Is Empty - Craig Johnson - Viking
The Troubled Man - Henning Mankell - Knopf

Best First Novel:
Learning to Swim - Sara Henry - Crown
The Devotion of Suspect X - Keigo Higashino - Minotaur
The Boy in the Suitcase - Lene Kaaberbøl and Agnete FriisSoho Crime
Turn of Mind - Alice LaPlante - Atlantic Monthly
The Informationist - Taylor Stevens - Crown
Before I Go to Sleep - S.J. Watson - Harper

Best British Novel:
Now You See Me - S.J. Bolton - Bantam Press
Hell’s Bells, (aka The Infernals) - John Connolly - Hodder & Stoughton
Bad Signs - R.J. Ellory - Orion
The House at Sea’s End - Elly Griffiths - Quercus
Outrage - Arnaldur Indriðason - Harvill Secker
Dead Man’s Grip - Peter James - Macmillan

Best Paperback Original:
The Silenced - Brett Battles - Dell
The Hangman’s Daughter - Oliver Pötzsch - Mariner Books
A Double Death on the Black Isle - A.D. Scott - Atria
Death of the Mantis - Michael Stanley - Harper Perennial
Fun and Games - Duane Swierczynski - Mulholland
Two for Sorrow - Nicola Upson - Harper Perennial

Best Thriller:
Carver - Tom Cain - Bantam Press
Coup D’Etat - Ben Coes - St. Martin’s

Spycatcher (aka Spartan) - Matthew Dunn - Morrow
Ballistic - Mark Greaney - Berkley
House Divided - Mike Lawson - Atlantic Monthly
The Informant - Thomas Perry - Houghton Mifflin

Best Short Story:
“Thicker Than Blood” - Doug AllynAlfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, September 2011
“The Gun Also Rises" - Jeffrey CohenAHMMJanuary-February 2011
“Whiz Bang" - Mike CooperEllery Queen Mystery Magazine, September-October 2011
“Facts Exhibiting Wantonness" - Trina Corey - EQMMNovember 2011
“Last Laugh in Floogle Park" - James PowellEQMM, July 2011
“Purge" - Eric RutterAHMM, December 2011


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