Friday, October 10, 2008

And the Award Goes to...

Congratulations, mazel, and felicitaciones to Edward Wright, who won the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel for Damnation Falls!

The Barry Awards are sponsored by Deadly Pleasures and Mystery News, and include the following categories:Best Novel (published in the U.S. in 2007), Best First Novel (published in the U.S. in 2007), Best British Crime Novel (published in the U.S. in 2007, not necessarily written by a British author or set in the UK), best Paperback Original, Best Thriller, and Best Short Story. They were announced last night at Bouchercon 2008.

Ed is no stranger to awards, having won the Debut Dagger, the Shamus Award, and the CWA Ellis Peters Award for his previous books.

1 comment:

Sarah said...

I am almost finished with Damnation Falls--loving it! Congrats!