Sunday, October 17, 2010

Louise Penny's THE BRUTAL TELLING Captures Anthony Award for Best Novel

The Anthony Awards, announced today at Bouchercon, went to:
  • Best Novel: The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (Armand Gamache series, #5; Minotaur)
  • Best First Novel: A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield  (Stella Hardesty series #1: Minotaur)
  • Best Paperback Original: Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley (Gus Carpenter mysteries  #1: Touchstone). 
  • Best Short Story: "On the House" by Hank Phillippi Ryan in Quarry: Crime Stories by New England Writers  (Level Best Books). 
  • Best Critical Non-Fiction: Talking About Detecive Fiction by P. D. James (Knopf). 
    For a delightful glimpse at how it felt to hear her book announced as the best novel for the Anthony, check Louise Penny's blog,

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