Saturday, June 01, 2013

Just Rewards

By all reports, this evening’s awards presentations at CrimeFest 2013 in Bristol, England, have now concluded. Thanks to Rap Sheet correspondent Ali Karim’s Facebook page, we have the winners of those five much-coveted prizes.

The Audible Sounds of Crime Award (for audiobooks):
Standing in Another Man’s Grave, by Ian Rankin, read by James MacPherson (Orion Audio)

Also nominated: The Black Box, by Michael Connelly, read by Michael McConnohie (Orion Audio); The Racketeer, by John Grisham, read by J.D. Jackson (Hodder & Stoughton); The Lewis Man, by Peter May, read by Peter Forbes (Quercus); and Phantom, by Jo Nesbø, read by Sean Barrett (Random House/Isis)

The Goldsboro Last Laugh Award (for humorous crime novels): Killing the Emperors, by Ruth Dudley Edwards (Allison & Busby)

Also nominated: The Prisoner of Brenda, by Colin Bateman (Headline); The Corpse on the Court, by Simon Brett (Severn House); Slaughter’s Hound, by Declan Burke (Liberties Press); Bryant & May and the Invisible Code, by Christopher Fowler (Doubleday); and The Iron Will of Shoeshine Cats, by Hesh Kestin (Mulholland)

The eDunnit Award (for crime-fiction e-books): Bryant & May and the Invisible Code, by Christopher Fowler (Transworld)

Also nominated: The Age of Doubt, by Andrea Camilleri (Mantle); Killing the Emperors, by Ruth Dudley Edwards (Allison &; Busby); and Dominion, by C.J. Sansom (Mantle)

The H.R.F. Keating Award (for biographical or critical works): British Crime Writing: An Encyclopaedia, edited by Barry Forshaw (Greenwood World Publishing, 2008)

Also nominated: Books to Die For: The World’s Greatest Mystery Writers on the World’s Greatest Mystery Novels, edited by John Connolly and Declan Burke (Hodder & Stoughton, 2012); Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks, by John Curran (HarperCollins, 2009); Invisible Ink, by Christopher Fowler (Strange Attractor, 2012); Following the Detectives: Real Location in Crime Fiction, edited by Maxim Jakubowski (New Holland Publishers, 2010); and Talking About Detective Fiction, by P.D. James (The Bodleian Library, 2009)

Petrona Award (for translated crime fiction): Last Will, by Liza Marklund, translated by Neil Smith (Corgi)

Also nominated: Pierced, by Thomas Enger, translated by Charlotte Barslund (Faber and Faber); Black Skies, by Arnaldur Indridason, translated by Victoria Cribb (Harvill Secker); and Another Time, Another Life, by Leif G.W. Persson, translated by Paul Norlen (Doubleday)

Congratulations to the winners and other nominees!

READ MORE:CrimeFest--Day 1,” by Sarah Ward (Crimepieces); “CrimeFest 2: Drop Your Pants, This Is a Fire Drill,” by Peter Rozovsky (Detectives Beyond Borders).

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