Monday, February 26, 2024

The Barry Bunch

Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine today announced its nominees, in four categories, for the 2024 Barry Awards.

Best Mystery or Crime Novel:
Dark Ride, by Lou Berney (Morrow)
All the Sinners Bleed, by S.A. Cosby (Flatiron)
Ozark Dogs, by Eli Cranor (Soho Crime)
Everybody Knows, by Jordan Harper (Mulholland)
Small Mercies, by Dennis Lehane (Harper)
The Detective Up Late, by Adrian
McKinty (Blackstone)

Best First Mystery or Crime Novel:
Better the Blood, by Michael Bennett (Atlantic Monthly Press)
The Peacock and the Sparrow, by I.S.
Berry (Atria)
The Bitter Past, by Bruce Borgos (Minotaur)
The Golden Gate, by Amy Chua (Minotaur)
Age of Vice, by Deepti Kapoor (Riverhead)
Mother-Daughter Murder Night, by Nina Simon (Morrow)
City Under One Roof, by Iris Yamashita (Berkley)

Best Paperback Original Mystery or Crime Novel:
Murder and Mamon, by Mia P. Manansala (Berkley)
Everything She Feared, by Rick Mofina (Mira)
Who the Hell Is Harry Black? by Jake Needham (Half Penny)
Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers, by Jesse
Sutanto (Berkley)
Expectant, by Vanda Symon (Orenda)
Lowdown Road, by Scott Von Doviak (Hard Case Crime)

Best Thriller:
Burner, by Mark Greaney (Berkley)
The Secret Hours, by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)
Moscow Exile, by John Lawton (Atlantic Monthly)
Going Zero, by Anthony McCarten (Harper)
Drowning, by T.J. Newman (Avid Reader Press)
Zero Days, by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)

All of the winners are to be announced on August 29 during the opening ceremonies of this year’s Bouchercon in Nashville, Tennessee.

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