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2013 Thriller Awards Nominees

01 Apr

2013 Thriller Awards Nominees

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ITW is proud to announce the finalists for the 2013 Thriller Awards!

 

BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL

Sean Chercover – THE TRINITY GAME (Thomas & Mercer)

Brian Freeman – SPILLED BLOOD (SilverOak)

Lisa Gardner – CATCH ME (Dutton Books)

Gregg Hurwitz – THE SURVIVOR (St. Martin’s Press)

William Landay – DEFENDING JACOB (Delacorte Press)

 

BEST FIRST NOVEL

Daniel Friedman – DON’T EVER GET OLD (Minotaur Books)

Owen Laukkanen – THE PROFESSIONALS (Putnam Adult)

Chris Pavone – THE EXPATS (Crown)

Matthew Quirk – THE 500 (Reagan Arthur Books)

Michael Sears – BLACK FRIDAYS (Putnam Adult)

 

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL NOVEL

Blake Crouch – PINES (Thomas & Mercer)

Sean Doolittle – LAKE COUNTRY (Bantam)

Alison Gaylin – AND SHE WAS (Harper)

Alex Marwood – THE WICKED GIRLS (Penguin Books)

Michael W. Sherer – NIGHT BLIND (Thomas & Mercer)

 

BEST SHORT STORY

David Edgerley Gates – “The Devil to Pay” (Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine)

Clark Howard – “The Street Ends at the Cemetery” (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine)

Dennis Lehane – “The Consumers” (Mulholland Books)

Gordon McEachern – “The History Lesson” (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine)

John Rector – “Lost Things” (Thomas & Mercer)

 

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

Michelle Gagnon – DON’T TURN AROUND (HarperCollins)

Andrew Klavan – IF WE SURVIVE (Thomas Nelson)

Dan Krokos – FALSE MEMORY (Hyperion Books CH)

Niall Leonard – CRUSHER (Delacorte Books for Young Readers)

William Richter – DARK EYES (Razorbill)

 

BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL

Jon Land – PANDORA’S TEMPLE (Open Road E-riginal)

CJ Lyons – BLIND FAITH (CJ Lyons)

Alexandra Sokoloff – HUNTRESS MOON (Alexandra Sokoloff)

Allen Wyler – DEAD END DEAL (Astor + Blue Editions)

Allen Wyler – DEAD WRONG (Astor + Blue Editions)

 

Congratulations to all the finalists!

The 2013 Thriller Award Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest VIII, July 13, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt (New York City).

Very special thanks to:

Joshua Corin, Awards Committee Chair

Allan Leverone, Awards Coordinator

Jeff Ayers, Awards Coordinator

And all the 2013 Thriller Awards Judges

 

Carla Buckley

ITW Board of Directors, Vice President, Awards

 

 
1 Comment

Posted by on April 1, 2013 in Writing

 

One response to “2013 Thriller Awards Nominees

  1. August McLaughlin

    April 1, 2013 at 8:19 am

    Exciting! Congrats to all of the nominees.

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