Aug 3, 2009

The 2009 Crimespree Awards and..

The votes are in the winners have been determined.
Each Category will also have the four runners up, the winners in bold with an asterisk.

Favorite book of 2008
*Trigger City – Sean Chercover*
YELLOW MEDICINE - Anthony Neil Smith
Envy The Night - Michael Koryta
CHASING DARKNESS by ROBERT CRAIS
Toros & Torsos by Craig McDonald


Best in an ongoing series
*CHASING DARKNESS by ROBERT CRAIS*
TRIGGER CITY – Sean Chercover
Toros & Torsos - Craig McDonald
The Duffy Dombrowski Mystery Series by Tom Schreck
Another Thing to Fall – Laura Lippman


Favorite comics writer
*Brian Azzarello*
Tim Broderick
B. CLAY MOORE
Ed Brubaker
Jason Aaron

Favorite original Paperback (mass market or trade)
*Money Shot – Christa Faust*
Severance Package - Duane Swierczynski
GO GO GIRLS – Victor Gischler
The Stolen – Jason Pinter
The Evil That Men Do – Dave White


Favorite Mystery Bookstore

*ONCE UPON A CRIME, Minneapolis *
The Mystery Bookstore – (Los Angeles)
Murder by the book – Houston
Centuries & Sleuths, Forest Park, IL
M IS FOR MYSTERY, San Mateo, California


Congratulations to all nominees and the winners!
And thanks for voting!


And here is the signing schedule for our Chicago Comic Con booth this coming weekend.
Booth # 1433

Friday

Raymond Benson 1:00 – 3:00+
Brian Azzarello – 4:00 – 5:00
Marcus Sakey 4:00 – 5:00
B Clay Moore 2:00-3:00
RD Hall 12:00 – 1:00


Saturday

Raymond Benson 1:00 – 3:00+
Brian Azzarello 2:00 – 3:30
Jason Aaron 11-12
B Clay Moore 11:00 -12:00
Mark Kidwell 3:30 – 4:30
RD Hall 3:30 – 4:30

Sunday:
RD Hall – 12:00 – 1:00


Also, Friday at 4:00 pm there will be a panel moderated by myself with four of our Comics nominees, Brian Azzarello, Jason Aaron, B Clay Moore and Tim Broderick. Also featuring for the first time at a comic convention, Mr. Marcus Sakey, whose new book THE AMATEURS launches on Thursday.

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Brian Azzarello better known as teh man I caught leaving a pharmacy with a bag full of Generic Cialis, or at least that was the name in the credit card.

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