◊ Best Novel: Bad Blood by John Sanford (Putnam)
◊ Best Paperback Original: The Cold Room by J. T. Ellison (Mira)
◊ Best First Novel: 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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