The winners of the 2015 International Thriller Writers (ITW) Awards have recently been announced:
BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL
Megan Abbott – The Fever (Little, Brown and Company)
BEST FIRST NOVEL
Laura McHugh – The Weight of Blood (Spiegel & Grau)
BEST SHORT STORY
Tim L. Williams – “The Last Wrestling Bear in West Kentucky” (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine)
BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL
Elle Cosimano – Nearly Gone (Kathy Dawson Books)
BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL
C.J. Lyons – Hard Fall (Legacy Books)
As noted on the ITW website, "[t]he International Thriller Writers
is an honorary society of authors, both fiction and nonfiction, who
write books broadly classified as 'thrillers'. This would include (but
isn’t limited to) such subjects as murder mystery, detective, suspense,
horror, supernatural, action, espionage, true crime, war, adventure, and
myriad similar subject areas."
For the full list of award nominees, please see the announcement in Crimespree Magazine .
Congratulations to all of the winners.