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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

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 Nove l 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:

A Lasting Legacy

(Cover via Fantastic Fiction )