Anthony Award Nominees: Bouchercon 2022

Bouchercon 2022The nominees for this year’s Anthony Awards have been announced. Bouchercon will be held in Minneapolis on September 8-11. 2022. To learn more about Bouchercon, visit the webpage here.


Best Novel

Best First Novel

Best Critical or Nonfiction Work

Best Paperback Original/E-Book/Audiobook Original Novel

The Ninja Betrayed by Tori Eldridge

Warn Me When It’s Time by Cheryl A. Head

Bury Me in Shadows by Greg Herren

The Mother Next Door by Tara Laskowski

Bloodline by Jess Lourey

Best Childrens / YA

Cold Blooded Myrtle by Elizabeth Bunce

Bury Me in Shadows by Greg Herren

The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur

I Play One on TV by Alan Orloff

Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer

Best Anthology or Collection

Under the Thumb by SA Cosby

Midnight Hour: A Chilling Anthology of Crime Fiction from 20 Authors of Color by Abby L. Vandiver

Trouble No More: Crime Fiction Inspired by Southern Rock and Blues by Mark Westmoreland

This Time for Sure: Bouchercon Anthology 2021 by Hank Phillippi Ryan

When a Stranger comes to Town by Michael Koryta

Best Short Story

The Search for Eric Garcia by EA Aymar

The Vermeer Conspiracy by VM Burns

Lucky Thirteen by Track Clark

Doc’s at Midnight by Richie Narvaez

Not My Cross to Bear by SA Cosby

The Locked Room Library by Gigi Pandian

Burnt Ends by Gabriel Valjan