Awards List

2014

Ordinary Grace
(Winner)
Mystery / M 5 Buy
Seven for a Secret
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 5 Buy
The Land of Dreams
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 5 Buy
Pagan Spring
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 4 Buy
Spider Woman's Daughter
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 5 Buy

2013

Before the Poison
(Winner)
Mystery / M 4 Buy
The Expats
(Nominee)
Espionage / E 4 Buy
Mr. Churchill's Secretary
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy

2012

Ghost Hero
(Winner)
Private Investigator / PI 4 Buy
A Trick of the Light
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4.5 Buy

2011

Bury Your Dead
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
The Lock Artist
(Nominee)
Thriller / T 5 Buy
Love Songs from a Shallow Grave
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 4.5 Buy

2010

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
(Winner)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy
The Girl Who Played with Fire
(Nominee)
Thriller / T 4.5 Buy
A Quiet Belief in Angels
(Nominee)
Thriller / T 4.5 Buy
The Brutal Telling
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy

2009

Trigger City
(Winner)
Private Investigator / PI 4.5 Buy
Silent in the Sanctuary
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4.5 Buy
Child 44
(Nominee)
Thriller / T 4.5 Buy
The Dawn Patrol
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
The Victoria Vanishes
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 4.5 Buy

2008

Thunder Bay
(Winner)
Political Thriller / PT 5 Buy
The Blade Itself
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 4.5 Buy
Silent in the Grave
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4.5 Buy
The Spellman Files
(Nominee)
Mystery / M 4 Buy
Her Royal Spyness
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy

2007

Still Life
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy
Holmes on the Range
(Nominee)
Historical / H 3.5 Buy
The Virgin of Small Plains
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4.5 Buy
The Mournful Teddy
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy
Billy Boyle
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy
The Thirteenth Tale
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4.5 Buy

2006

Thirty-three Teeth
(Winner)
Mystery / M 4 Buy
In a Teapot
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy

2005

Darkly Dreaming Dexter
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
The Shadow of the Wind
(Nominee)
Historical / H 5 Buy

2004

Lost in a Good Book
(Winner)
Suspense / S 5 Buy
Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon
(Nominee)
Cozy Mystery / CZ 4.5 Buy
The 6th Lamentation
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
Monkeewrench
(Nominee)
Thriller / T 5 Buy
Maisie Dobbs
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 5 Buy

2003

In the Bleak Midwinter
(Winner)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
Hell to Pay
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 4.5 Buy

2002

Mystic River
(Winner)
Suspense / S 5 Buy
Dead Until Dark
(Nominee)
Urban Fantasy / UF 4.5 Buy

2001

A Place of Execution
(Winner)
Suspense / S 4.5 Buy
The Hearse You Came In On
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 3.5 Buy
Demolition Angel
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy
Hot Six
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
The Sibyl in Her Grave
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy

2000

L.A. Requiem
(Winner)
Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
Murder With Peacocks
(Nominee)
Cozy Mystery / CZ 4 Buy
Boundary Waters
(Nominee)
Political Thriller / PT 5 Buy
California Fire and Life
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 3.5 Buy
River of Darkness
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy

1999

Gone, Baby, Gone
(Winner)
Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
Wings of Fire
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy
Sunset Limited
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy

1998

Three To Get Deadly
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
Deja Dead
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy

1997

The Poet
(Winner)
Suspense / S 5 Buy
Dance for the Dead
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 5 Buy

1996

The Last Coyote
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
Voodoo River
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 5 Buy
If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him...
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy

1995

One for the Money
(Winner)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4.5 Buy
Mallory's Oracle
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy
Do Unto Others
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy
Aunt Dimity and the Duke
(Nominee)
Cozy Mystery / CZ 5 Buy

1994

Smilla's Sense of Snow
(Winner)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
By Evil Means
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 0 Buy
Wolf in the Shadows
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 4 Buy
Death Comes As Epiphany
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 3.5 Buy
Catilina's Riddle
(Nominee)
Historical Mystery / HM 4 Buy
The Sculptress
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
Way Down on the High Lonely
(Nominee)
Private Investigator / PI 0 Buy

1993

Booked to Die
(Winner)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4.5 Buy
Bootlegger's Daughter
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 4 Buy

1992

Native Tongue
(Winner)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
A Suitable Vengeance
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
Book Case
(Nominee)
Police/Detective/Law Enforcement / PD 5 Buy
Hour of the Hunter
(Nominee)
Suspense / S 4 Buy
We Wish You a Merry Murder
(Nominee)
Amateur Sleuth / AS 4 Buy