Anthony AwardWinner

Given by Bouchercon World Mystery Convention

Other Names: Anthony Award Nominee
171 Works 6,812 Books 419 Reviews ½ 3.8
Literary awards for mystery writers presented at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention since 1986. The awards are named for Anthony Boucher (1911-1968)
According to Bouchercon rules, the awards show more are given in the following categories:
* Best Novel
* Best First Novel
* Best Paperback Original
* Best Short Story
* Best Critical Nonfiction Work
* Special Service Award
* Up to three wild card awards
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All, 2023 (8), 2022 (6), 2021 (6), 2020 (6), 2019 (4), 2018 (5), 2017 (7), 2016 (4), 2015 (4), 2014 (4), 2013 (4), 2012 (4), 2011 (5), 2010 (2), 2009 (5), 2008 (4), 2007 (4), 2006 (3), 2005 (4), 2004 (6), 2003 (4), 2002 (4), 2001 (5), 2000 (5), 1999 (3), 1998 (4), 1997 (4), 1996 (6), 1995 (5), 1994 (5), 1993 (5), 1992 (5), 1991 (5), 1990 (3), 1989 (3), 1988 (3), 1987 (3), 1986 (3)

Winner 171

Crime Hits Home by S. J. RozanAnthology2023
Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade by Nancy SpringerChildren's / YA2023
The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators by Martin EdwardsCritical / Non-Fiction2023
The Maid by Nita ProseFirst Novel2023
Anywhere You Run by Wanda M. MorrisHistorical2023
Scot in a Trap by Catriona McPhersonHumorous Novel2023
Like a Sister by Kellye GarrettNovel2023
The Quarry Girls by Jess LoureyPaperback Original / Ebook / Audiobook Original2023
This Time For Sure: Bouchercon Anthology 2021 by Hank Phillippi RyanAnthology / Collection2022
How to Write a Mystery: A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America by Mystery Writers of AmericaCritical / Non-Fiction2022
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. ManansalaFirst Novel2022
Razorblade Tears by S.A. CosbyNovel2022
Bloodline by Jess LoureyPaperback Original / Ebook / Audiobook Original2022
I play one on tv by Alan OrloffYoung Adult / Juvenile2022
Shattering Glass: A Nasty Woman Press Anthology by Heather GrahamAnthology / Collection2021
Unspeakable Acts: True Tales of Crime, Murder, Deceit, and Obsession by Sarah WeinmanCritical / Biographical2021
Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli WeidenFirst Novel2021
Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. CosbyNovel2021
Unspeakable Things by Jess LoureyPaperback Original / Ebook / Audiobook Original2021
Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco by Richie NarvaezYoung Adult / Juvenile2021
Parnell Hall Presents Malice Domestic: Mystery Most Edible by Verena RoseAnthology / Collection2020
The Mutual Admiration Society: How Dorothy L. Sayers and her Oxford Circle Remade the World for Women by Mo MoultonCritical / Biographical2020
One Night Gone by Tara LaskowskiFirst Novel2020
The Murder List by Hank Phillippi RyanNovel2020
The Alchemist's Illusion by Gigi PandianPaperback Original2020
Seven Ways to Get Rid of Harry by Jen ConleyYoung Adult2020
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamaraCritical / Biographical2019
My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteFirst Novel2019
November Road by Lou BerneyNovel2019
Under a Dark Sky by Lori Rader-DayPaperback Original2019
The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir by Gary PhillipsAnthology2018
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David GrannCritical / Non-Fiction2018
Hollywood Homicide by Kellye GarrettFirst Novel2018
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica LockeNovel2018
The Day I Died by Lori Rader-DayPaperback Original2018
Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016 by Greg HerrenAnthology2017
The Girl I Used to Be by April HenryChildren's / YA2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth FranklinCritical / Non-Fiction2017
IQ by Joe IdeFirst Novel2017
A Great Reckoning by Louise PennyNovel2017
Y is for Yesterday by Sue GraftonNovel in a Series (Bill Crider Award)2017
Heart of Stone by James W. ZiskinPaperback Original2017
Past Crimes by Glen Erik HamiltonFirst Novel2016
Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermidNon-Fiction2016
The Killing Kind by Chris HolmNovel2016
The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou BerneyPaperback Original2016
Writes of Passage: Adventures on the Writer's Journey by Hank Phillippi RyanCritical / Non-Fiction2015
The Black Hour by Lori Rader-DayFirst Novel2015
After I'm Gone by Laura LippmanNovel2015
The Day She Died by Catriona McPhersonPaperback Original2015
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel StashowerCritical / Non-Fiction2014
Yesterday's Echo by Matt CoyleFirst Novel2014
Ordinary Grace by William Kent KruegerNovel2014
As She Left It by Catriona McPhersonPaperback Original2014
Books to Die For: The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John ConnollyCritical / Non-Fiction2013
The Expats by Chris PavoneFirst Novel2013
The Beautiful Mystery by Louise PennyNovel2013
Big Maria by Johnny ShawPaperback Original2013
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by Charlaine HarrisCritical / Non-Fiction2012
Learning to Swim by Sara J. HenryFirst Novel2012
A Trick of the Light by Louise PennyNovel2012
Buffalo West Wing by Julie HyzyPaperback Original2012
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making by John CurranCritical / Non-Fiction2011
The Damage Done by Hilary DavidsonFirst Novel2011
The Chill by Jason StarrGraphic Novel2011
Bury Your Dead by Louise PennyNovel2011
Expiration Date by Duane SwierczynskiPaperback Original2011
A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie LittlefieldFirst Novel2010
The Brutal Telling by Louise PennyNovel2010
The Crossroads: A Haunted Mystery by Chris GrabensteinChildren's / YA2009
Anthony Boucher: A Biobibliography by Jeffrey MarksCritical Work2009
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonFirst Novel2009
The Brass Verdict by Michael ConnellyNovel2009
State of the Onion by Julie HyzyPaperback Original2009
Arthur Conan Doyle: Life in Letters by Arthur Conan DoyleCritical / Non-Fiction2008
In the Woods by Tana FrenchFirst Novel2008
What the Dead Know by Laura LippmanNovel2008
A Thousand Bones by P. J. ParrishPaperback Original2008
Mystery Muses: 100 Classics That Inspire Today's Mystery Writers by Jim HuangNon-Fiction2007
No Good Deeds by Laura LippmanNovel2007
Ashes and Bones by Dana CameronPaperback Original2007
Still Life by Louise Penny2007
Tilt-a-Whirl by Chris GrabensteinFirst Novel2006
Mercy Falls by William Kent KruegerNovel2006
The James Deans by Reed Farrel ColemanPaperback Original2006
Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane KozakFirst Novel2005
Men's adventure magazines in postwar America : the Rich Oberg collection by Rich ObergNon-Fiction2005
Blood Hollow by William Kent KruegerNovel2005
Twisted City by Jason StarrPaperback Original2005
Make Mine a Mystery: A Reader's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction by Gary Warren NiebuhrCritical / Non-Fiction2004
Monkeewrench by P. J. TracyFirst Novel2004
For the Love of Mike by Rhys BowenHistorical2004
Every Secret Thing by Laura LippmanNovel2004
Deadly Legacy by Robin BurcellPaperback Original2004
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. RowlingYoung Adult2004
In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-FlemingFirst Novel2003
They Died in Vain: Overlooked, Underappreciated and Forgotten Mystery Novels by Jim HuangNon-Fiction2003
City of Bones by Michael ConnellyNovel2003
Fatal Truth by Robin BurcellPaperback Original2003
Open Season by C. J. BoxFirst Novel2002
Seldom Disappointed by Tony HillermanNon-Fiction2002
Mystic River by Dennis LehaneNovel2002
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine HarrisPaperback Original2002
Master's Choice by Stephen King, Peter Lovsey, Joan Hess, Donald Westlake, Tony Hillerman... by Lawrence BlockAnthology / Collection2001
Death of a Red Heroine by Qiu XiaolongFirst Novel2001
100 Favorite Mysteries of the Century by Jim HuangNon-Fiction2001
A Place of Execution by Val McDermidNovel2001
Death Dances to a Reggae Beat by Kate BordenPaperback Original2001
Detecting Women: 3rd Edition by Willetta L. HeisingCritical / Non-Fiction2000
Murder with Peacocks by Donna AndrewsFirst Novel2000
In a Dry Season by Peter RobinsonNovel2000
Rebecca by Daphne Du MaurierNovel Of The Century2000
In Big Trouble by Laura LippmanPaperback Original2000
Iron Lake by William Kent KruegerFirst Novel1999
Blood Work by Michael ConnellyNovel1999
Butchers Hill by Laura LippmanPaperback Original1999
Night Dogs by Kent AndersonCover Art1998
Killing Floor by Lee ChildFirst Novel1998
No Colder Place by S. J. RozanNovel1998
Big Red Tequila by Rick RiordanPaperback Original1998
Detecting Women 2: Reader's Guide and Checklist for Mystery Series Written by Women by Willetta L. HeisingCritical / Biographical1997
Death in Little Tokyo by Dale FurutaniFirst Novel1997
Somebody Else's Child by Terris McMahan GrimesFirst Novel1997
The Poet by Michael ConnellyNovel1997
The McCone Files by Marcia MullerAnthology / Collection1996
The Body in the Transept by Jeanne M. DamsCover Art1996
The Armchair Detective Book of Lists by Kate StineCritical Work1996
Death in Bloodhound Red by Virginia LanierFirst Novel1996
Deal Breaker by Harlan CobenPaperback Original1996
Dead by Sunset by Ann RuleTrue Crime1996
Under the Beetle's Cellar by Mary Willis Walker1995
The Mysterious West by Tony HillermanAnthology / Collection1995
Detective Fiction: The Collector's Guide by John CooperCritical Work1995
The Alienist by Caleb CarrFirst Novel1995
She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumbNovel1995
Criminal Shadows : Unlocking the Minds of Serial Killers and Sexual Predators-and Cracking Cases by David CanterTrue Crime1995
Malice Domestic 2: An Anthology of Original Traditional Mystery Stories by Mary Higgins ClarkAnthology / Collection1994
The Fine Art of Murder: The Mystery Reader's Indispensable Companion by Edward GormanCritical Work1994
Track of the Cat by Nevada BarrFirst Novel1994
Wolf in the Shadows by Marcia MullerNovel1994
A Rose For Her Grave and Other True Cases by Ann RuleTrue Crime1994
Doubleday Crime Club Compendium 1928-1991 by Ellen NehrCritical Work1993
Blanche on the Lam by Barbara NeelyFirst Novel1993
Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret MaronNovel1993
Cold Turkey by Diane Mott DavidsonShort Story1993
The Doctor, the Murder, the Mystery by Barbara D'AmatoTrue Crime1993
A Woman's Eye by Sara ParetskyAnthology / Collection1992
100 Great Detectives: Or the Detective Directory by Maxim JakubowskiCritical Work1992
Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue HenryFirst Novel1992
The Last Detective by Peter LoveseyNovel1992
Homicide : A Year On The Killing Streets by David SimonTrue Crime1992
Synod of Sleuths by Jon L. BreenCritical Work1991
Postmortem by Patricia CornwellFirst Novel1991
G is for Gumshoe by Sue GraftonNovel1991
Where's Mommy Now? by Rochelle Majer KrichPaperback Original1991
Grave Undertaking by James McCaheryPaperback Original1991
Katwalk by Karen KijewskiFirst Novel1990
The Sirens Sang of Murder by Sarah CaudwellNovel1990
Honeymoon with Murder by Carolyn G. HartPaperback Original1990
A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth GeorgeFirst Novel1989
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas HarrisNovel1989
Something Wicked by Carolyn G. HartPaperback Original1989
Caught Dead in Philadelphia by Gillian RobertsFirst Novel1988
Skinwalkers by Tony HillermanNovel1988
The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert CraisPaperback Original1988
Too Late to Die by Bill CriderFirst Novel1987
C is for Corpse by Sue GraftonNovel1987
The Junkyard Dog by Robert CampbellPaperback Original1987
When the Bough Breaks by Jonathan KellermanFirst Novel1986
B is for Burglar by Sue GraftonNovel1986
Say No to Murder by Nancy PickardPaperback Original1986


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