Friday, June 10, 2011

Too Loyal Followers?

Today the blog Pop Culture Nerd announced the winners of its inaugural Stalker Awards, “given to crime fiction books and authors readers are obsessed with, voted on by genre fans at large.”

Favorite Novel: The First Rule, by Robert Crais (36% of votes)

Favorite Lead Character: Joe Pike from The First Rule (38%)

Favorite Supporting Character: Elvis Cole from The First Rule (47%)

Best Opening Sentence: “The night they were hijacked, Roxy Palmer and her husband, Joe, ate dinner with an African cannibal and his Ukrainian whore.” -- Wake Up Dead, by Roger Smith (37%)

Most Memorable Dialogue: Savages, by Don Winslow (39%)

Best Title: Hello Kitty Must Die, by Angela S. Choi (44%)

Most Eye-Catching Cover: Expiration Date, by Duane Swierczynski (43%)

Favorite Author on Social Media -- Tie: Hilary Davidson and Duane Swierczynski, both with 27% of the votes

Most Underrated Author: Charlie Huston (41%)

A complete list of the nominees can be found here.

1 comment:

John said...

I'll agree with that about Charlie Huston. His CAUGHT STEALING was a phenomenal debut and he's only gotten better with time.