LJ Best Books 2016

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Mystery News | December 2012

CATALOG CHECK A whole slew of award winners emerged at Bouchercon in October. You might want to pop some of these 2011 titles into your cart for good measure.

Anthony Best Novel: A Trick of the Light, Louise Penny. Best 1st Novel: Learning to Swim, Sara J. Henry. Best PB Original: Buffalo West Wing, Julie Hyzy.

Barry Best Novel: The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen. Best 1st Novel: The Informationist, Taylor Stevens. Best PB Original: Death of the Mantis, Michael Stanley.

Shamus Best Novel: A Bad Night’s Sleep, Michael Wiley. Best 1st PI Novel: The Shortcut Man, P.G. Sturges. Best PB Original PI: Fun & Games, Duane Swiercyzinski.

Macavity Best Novel: Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, Sara Gran. Best 1st Novel: All Cry Chaos, Leonard Rosen. Sue Feder Memorial Historical: Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains, Catriona McPherson.