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Murder Among Friends

Mystery Readers International Macavity Award Nominees - & Winners at this year's Bouchercon!

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The 2016 Macavity Award Nominees are:

Best Mystery Novel
  °  The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney - Winner!
  °  Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton
  °  The Hot Countries by Timothy Hallinan
  °  The Child Garden by Catriona McPherson
  °  Life or Death by Michael Robotham 
  °  The Cartel by Don Winslow

Best First Mystery Novel
  °  Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott 
  °  Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton - Winner!
  °  The Killing Kind by Chris Holm
  °  Where All Light Tends To Go by David Joy
  °  The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
  °  On the Road with Del & Louise by Art Taylor

Best Critical/Biographical
  °  The Golden Age of Murder: The Mystery of the Writers Who Invented the Modern Detective Story by Martin Edwards - Winner!
  °  A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup
  °  Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald by Suzanne Marrs & Tom Nolan, editors
  °  Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermid
  °  The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan Ward

Best Mystery Short Story
  °  “The Little Men” by Megan Abbott - Winner!
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  °  “On Borrowed Time” by Mat Coward
  Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, June 2015
  °  “Sob Sister” by Loren D. Estleman
  Detroit Is Our Beat: Tales of the Four Horsemen
  °  “A Year Without Santa Claus” by Barb Goffman
  Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, January/February 2015
  °  “Quack and Dwight” by Travis Richardson
  Jewish Noir: Contemporary Tales of Crime and Other Dark Deeds
  °  “A Joy Forever” by B.K. Steven
  Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, March 2015

Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award
  °  The Masque of a Murderer by Susanna Calkins - Winner!
  °  A Gilded Grave by Shelley Freydont 
  °  Tom & Lucky and George & Cokey Flo by C. Joseph Greaves 
  °  The Lady from Zagreb by Philip Kerr 
  °  The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer Kincheloe 
  °  Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King 

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