Archive for March 21, 2008

A Thrilling Set of Books

March 21, 2008

itw.jpgLadies and gents, I present to you an awards ceremony that is certain to be filled with suspense!

That is, I now know the nominees for the 2008 Thriller Awards. The Thriller Awards, which are sponsored by International Thriller Writers, will be announced — with a gasp! — at something called the “ThrillerFest Gala Banquet” (that’s got to be one killer party) in July.

Nominees-Best Novel

No Time for Goodbye by Linwood Barclay

The Watchman by Robert Crais

The Ghost by Robert Harris

The Crime Writer by Gregg Hurwitz

Trouble by Jesse Kellerman

Nominees-Best Paperback Original

The Last Nightingale by Anthony Flacco

A Thousand Bones by P.J. Parrish

The Midnight Road by Tom Piccirilli

The Queen of Bedlam by Robert McCammon

Shattered by Jay Bonansinga