No Mystery Who Won These Awards

killer.jpgI’m behind. I know what you’re thinking: Does the sun still rise in the east? Though I may be late, I never seldom only periodically miss a chance to tell you about some great books that are getting attention in important quarters.

Today, the focus is on genre fiction and it’s no mystery that certain types of books tend to sell well this time of year as readers want dependability and tales that allow them to escape from the ho-hum and the heat. If you’re headed on the road for your summer vacation or just taking a Saturday off from yard work to read, here are some riveting whodunits you may want to consider, based on the recently announced International Thriller Writers 2007 Thriller Awards:

Best Novel: Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder

Finalists: False Impression by Jeffrey Archer, Cold Kill by Stephen Leather, The Messenger by Daniel Silva and Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger.

Best First Novel: Mr. Clarinet by Nick Stone

Best Paperback Original: An Unquiet Grave by P.J. Parrish

Best Screenplay: The Good Shepherd by Eric Roth

James Patterson was the recipient of the ThrillerMaster 2007 Award

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