The winners of the 2010 Anthony Awards were announced earlier today at Bouchercon. The award (and conference) is named in honor of Anthony Boucher, well-known writer and critic from the New York Times, who helped found the Mystery Writers of America. The winners are selected by conference attendees.
◊ Best Novel: The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
◊ Best First Novel: A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield (Minotaur Books)
◊ Best Paperback Original: Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley (Touchstone)
◊ Best Short Story: "On the House" in Quarry: Crime Stories by New England Writers by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Level Best Books)
◊ Best Critical Non-Fiction: Talking about Detective Fiction by P. D. James (Knopf)
indicates a review by Mysterious Reviews.