Thursday, February 18, 2010

Breaking News

Congratulations to all the Agatha nominees, especially
 our very own Chick, Lorna! Woo-hoo!

Best Novel

Swan for the Money, Donna Andrews, St. Martin’s Minotaur
Bookplate Special, Lorna Barrett, Berkley Prime Crime
Royal Flush, Rhys Bowen, Berkley Prime Crime
A Brutal Telling, Louise Penny, Minotaur Books
Air Time, Hank Phillippi Ryan, MIRA

Best First Novel

For Better For Murder, Lisa Bork, Midnight Ink
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, Alan Bradley, Delacorte Press
Posed for Murder, Meredith Cole, St. Martin’s Minotaur
The Cold Light of Mourning, Elizabeth Duncan, St. Martin’s Press
In the Shadow of Gotham, Stefanie Pintoff, Minotaur Books

Best Nonfiction

Duchess of Death, Richard Hack, Phoenix Books
Talking About Detective Fiction, P.D. James, Knopf
Blood on the Stage, 1925 – 1950, Amnon Kabatchnik, Scarecrow Press
Dame Agatha’s Shorts, Elena Santangelo, Bella Rosa Books
The Talented Miss Highsmith, Joan Schenkar, St. Martin’s Press

Best Short Story

“Femme Sole,” Dana Cameron, Boston Noir, Akashic Books
“Handbaskets, Drawers and Killer Cold,” Kaye George, Crooked
“The Worst Noel,” Barb Goffman, The Gift of Murder, Wolfmont Press
“On the House,” Hank Phillippi Ryan, Quarry, Level Best Books
“Death Will Trim Your Tree,” Elizabeth Zelvin, The Gift of Murder, Wolfmont Press

Best Children’s/Young Adult Novel

The Morgue and Me, John C. Ford, Viking Juvenile
The Hanging Hill, Chris Grabenstein, Random House
The Case of the Poisoned Pig, Lewis B. Montgomery, Kane Press
The Other Side of Blue, Valerie O. Patterson, Clarion Books
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline, Nancy Springer, Philomel


Dru said...

Congratulations Lorna!! Woo Hoo!

Deb Baker said...

This is SO exciting. Wish I was going so I could VOTE!!!!!

Chris V. said...

Wow fantastic! Congratulations!

Vicki said...

Wow, congrats! I can wait to get my copy! I loved the others.

Mason Canyon said...

Congratulations Lorna. Best of luck.

Lorna Barrett said...

Thanks, everyone. I'm pretty chuffed about it. *Blush*

Sarah said...

Congrats, Lorna! I just read the first of the Bookplate series and really enjoyed it :-)


tweezle said...

HURRAY!!! Congratulations Lorna!!

Lover of Books said...

Congrats, a little late, but that's so cool!

Linda said...

Great for you Lorna! Congrats and best wishes to you.

Dave Chaudoir said...

Congratulations, Lorna... well-deserved but no surprise. A very strong list of candidates!!! You keep great company :)