BARRY AWARD WINNERS!
The Winners of the 2020 Barry Awards were announced by the Editor of Deadly Pleasures magazine, George Easter, at a Virtual Presentation in conjunction with the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Sacramento, California on 16 October 2020.
Jane Harper – The Lost Man (Best Mystery/Crime Novel)
Soren Sveistrup – The Chestnut Man (Best First Mystery/Crime Novel)
Rick Mofina – Missing Daughter (Best Paperback Original Mystery/Crime Novel)
Adrian McKinty – The Chain (Best Thriller)
Congratulations also to Robert Crais, whose Suspect won Best Mystery of the Decade
Note: the Awards are based on the American release dates and format.
A link to George Easter’s announcement of the Barry Award Winners at his terrific Deadly Pleasures site can be found here: http://new.deadlypleasures.com/
A link to my discussion of the Award nominees can be found here: https://murdermayhemandlongdogs.com/barry-award-nominees-2020/
The winners of the Anthony Awards were also announced at the Convention.
The Murder List, by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Best Novel)
One Night Gone, by Tara Laskowski (Best First Novel)
The Alchemist’s Illusion, by Gigi Pandian (Best paperback Original)