Monday, January 16, 2012

Winners of the 2012 German Crime Novel Prizes Announced

Mystery Book Awards

The Deutscher Krimi Preis (German Crime Novel Prize) winners for 2012 have been announced. (We haven't yet added this prize to our website, but will be doing so soon.)

The winner of the German-language crime novel is Wer das Schweigen bricht by Mechtild Borrmann. Second place went to Friedrich Ani for Süden with third place going to Elisabeth Herrmann for Zeugin der Toten.

The winner of the international crime novel is Truth by Peter Temple. Second and third places were awarded to, respectively, Savages (published as Zeit des Zorns) by Don Winslow and Started Early, Took My Dog (published as Das vergessene Kind) by Kate Atkinson.

(Source: Press release.)

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