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Barry Awards 2013


Barry Awards 2013

Named in honor of mystery fiction reviewer and Deadly Pleasures contributor Barry Gardner, the winners of the Barry Awards are selected each year by the magazine’s subscribers and online visitors. This year's winners will be announced on September 19, 2013 at the Opening Ceremonies of Bouchercon 2013 in Albany, New York.

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2013 Nominees


Best Novel
GONE GIRL by Gillian Flynn (Crown)
THE BLACK HOUSE by Peter May (Silver Oak)
TRUST YOUR EYES by Linwood Barclay (NAL)
DEFENDING JACOB by William Landay (Delacorte)
LIVE BY NIGHT, Dennis Lehane (Morrow)
DEAD SCARED by S.J. Bolton (Minotaur)

Best First Novel
THE YARD by Alex Grecian (Putnam)
A KILLING IN THE HILLS by Julia Keller (Minotaur)
SACRIFICE FLY by Tim O’Mara (Minotaur)
THE DARK WINTER by David Mark (Blue Ridge Press)
BLACK FRIDAYS by Michael Sears (Putnam)
THE PROFESSIONALS by Owen Laukkanen (Putnam)

Best Paperback Original
PAGO PAGO TANGO by John Enright (Thomas & Mercer)
MR. CHURCHILL’S SECRETARY by Susan Elia McNeal (Bantam)
BLESSED ARE THE DEAD by Malla Nunn (Washington Square)
THE OTHER WOMAN’S HOUSE by Sophie Hannah (Penguin)
BLOODLAND by Alan Glynn (Picador)

Best Thriller
THE LAST REFUGE by Ben Coes (St. Martin’s)
THE RIGHT HAND by Derek Haas (Mulholland)
THE FALLEN ANGEL by Daniel Silva (Harper)
A FOREIGN COUNTRY by Charles Cumming (St. Martin’s)
HOUSE BLOOD by Mike Lawson (Atlantic Monthly)
RED STAR BURNING by Brian Freemantle (Minotaur)