Sunday, July 10, 2011

Winners of the 2011 Thriller Awards Announced

Mystery Book Awards

Last night the winners of the 2011 Thriller Awards were announced at Thrillerfest, hosted by the International Thriller Writers organization.

The winners are ...

◊ Best Novel: Bad Blood by John Sanford (Putnam)

◊ Best Paperback Original: The Cold Room by J. T. EllisonReview of The Cold Room by J. T. Ellison (Mira)

◊ Best First Novel: Still Missing by Chevy StevensReview of Still Missing by Chevy Stevens (St. Martin's Press)

◊ Best Short Story: The God for Vengeance Cry by Richard Helms (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)

R. L. Stine was honored as ThrillerMaster while Joe McGinniss received the True Thriller Award for non-fiction and Karin Slaughter received the Silver Bullet Award in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the pursuit of literacy and the love of reading.

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(Hat tip to The Rap Sheet.)

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