Janet Rudolph reports in Mystery Fanfare that nominations are in for this year’s David Award, named for David G. Sasher and honoring “the best mystery published during the prior year.” They are:
• Lethal Treasure, by Jane Cleland (Minotaur)
• There Was an Old Woman, by Hallie Ephron (Morrow)
• Condemned to Repeat, by Janice MacDonald (Ravenstone)
• The Wrong Girl, by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge)
• Dark Music, by E.F. Watkins (Amber Quill Press)
Voting in this competition will take place amidst the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference, August 1-3. It will be presented during the convention’s Saturday night banquet.