Mar 26, 2008

The Crimespree Awards

This years awards will be given out at Bouchercon in Baltimore. It was a good year for books and we had a lot of votes.

Favorite book of 2007

The Unquiet - John Connolly * winner

What The Dead Know - Laura Lippman
The Watchman - Robert Crais
Priest – Ken Bruen
Thunder Bay – William Kent Krueger

Best On-Going Series

Peter Robinson’s Inspector Banks * Winner

Lee Child’s Jack Reacher
Ken Bruen’s Jack Taylor
John Connolly’s Charlie "Bird" Parker
Barry Eisler's John Rain

Favorite Anthology of 2007

Expletive Deleted – Jen Jordan Editor * Winner

A Hell of a Woman - Megan Abbott Editor
Chicago Blues - Libby Hellman Editor

Favorite Comics Writer of 2007

Brian Azzarello * Winner

Ed Brubaker
Jason Aaron
Greg Rucka
Garth Ennis

Best first book of 2007

Sean Chercover-Big City Bad Blood * Winner

Marcus Sakey - The Blade Itself
Craig McDonald - Head Games
Stealing The Dragon – Tim Maleeny
Tom Schreck – On The Ropes


JD Rhoades said...

Excellent choices, all!

Annie C said...

I'll second that emotion!
Wonderful choices...
and all the works nominated make for a superior reading list. Congrats to all!