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ITW’s 2014 Thriller Awards Nominees

07 Apr

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We’re thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2014 ITW Thriller Awards:

BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL

Linda Castillo – HER LAST BREATH (Minotaur Books)

Lee Child – NEVER GO BACK (Delacorte Press)

Lisa Gardner – TOUCH AND GO (Dutton Adult)

Stephen King – DOCTOR SLEEP (Scribner)

Owen Laukkanen – CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE (Putnam Adult)

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child – WHITE FIRE (Grand Central Publishing)

Andrew Pyper – THE DEMONOLOGIST (Simon & Schuster)

 

BEST FIRST NOVEL

Gwen Florio – MONTANA (Permanent Press)

J.J. Hensley – RESOLVE (Permanent Press)

Becky Masterman – RAGE AGAINST THE DYING (Minotaur Books)

Jason Matthews – RED SPARROW (Scribner)

Carla Norton – THE EDGE OF NORMAL (Minotaur Books)

Hank Steinberg – OUT OF RANGE (William Morrow)

Dick Wolf – THE INTERCEPT (Harper)

 

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL NOVEL

Allison Brennan – COLD SNAP (Minotaur Books)

Kendra Elliot – BURIED (Montlake Romance)

Susan Elia MacNeal – HIS MAJESTY’S HOPE (Bantam)

Jennifer McMahon – THE ONE I LEFT BEHIND (William Morrow Paperbacks)

Nele Neuhaus – SNOW WHITE MUST DIE (Minotaur Books)

Michael Stanley – DEADLY HARVEST (Harper Paperbacks)

 

BEST SHORT STORY

Eric Guignard – “Baggage of Eternal Night” (JournalStone)

Laura Lippman – “Waco 1982” (Grand Central)

Kevin Mims – “The Gallows Bird” (Ellery Queen)

Twist Phelan – “Footprints in the Water” (Ellery Queen)

Stephen Vessels – “Doloroso” (Ellery Queen)

 

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

Ashley Elston – THE RULES FOR DISAPPEARING (Disney-Hyperion)

Mari Mancusi – SCORCHED (Sourcebooks Fire)

Elisa Nader – ESCAPE FROM EDEN (Merit Press)

Cristin Terrill – ALL OUR YESTERDAYS (Disney-Hyperion)

Allen Zadoff – BOY NOBODY (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

 

BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL

Rebecca Cantrell – THE WORLD BENEATH (Rebecca Cantrell)

J.G. Faherty – THE BURNING TIME (JournalStone)

Joshua Graham – TERMINUS (Redhaven Books)

James Lepore and Carlos Davis – NO DAWN FOR MEN (The Story Plant)

Luke Preston – OUT OF EXILE (Momentum)

 

Congratulations to all the finalists!

The 2014 ITW Thriller Award Winners will be announced at ThrillerFest IX, July 12, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt (New York City.)

Very special thanks to:

Joshua Corin, Awards Committee Chair

Anthony Franze, Awards Coordinator

Jeff Ayers, Awards Coordinator

And all the 2014 ITW Thriller Awards Judges

 

Carla Buckley

ITW Board of Directors, Vice President, Awards

 

 
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Posted by on April 7, 2014 in Writing

 

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