Vote Today for Barry Awards

I’ve sent out a Barry Awards Ballot to all current subscribers. If you did not get one, make your four choices from the list below (one for each category) and send them to either OR All subscribers and readers of Deadly Pleasures and frequent visitors to this site are eligible to vote.

Barry Award Ballot

It’s Barry Award Voting Time! Please take a minute or two to reply right now to this email by putting “XX” in front or at the rear of your choices. It is not necessary to have read all candidates – I certainly haven’t – but I’ve read 19 of them, which is better than I normally do.. Deadline: Monday, July 19, 2019.

Best Novel

THE BOY FROM THE WOODS, Harlan Coben (Grand Central)
THE LAW OF INNOCENCE, Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)
BLACKTOP WASTELAND, S. A. Cosby (Flatiron Books)
AND NOW SHE’S GONE, Rachel Howzell Hall (Forge)
MOONFLOWER MURDERS, Anthony Horowitz (Harper)
ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE, Louise Penny (Minotaur)

Best First Novel

DEEP STATE, Chris Hauty (Atria/Emily Bester)
MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev March (MInotaur)
THE THURSDAY MURDER CLUB, Richard Osman (Viking\Pamela Dorman)
THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE, Alex Pavesi (Henry Holt)
WINTER COUNTS, David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Ecco)
DARLING ROSE GOLD, Stephanie Wrobel (Berkley)

Best Paperback Original

WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING, Alyssa Cole (Morrow)
HIDE AWAY, Jason Pinter (Thomas & Mercer)
BAD NEWS TRAVELS FAST, James Swain (Thomas & Mercer)
DARKNESS FOR LIGHT, Emma Viskic (Pushkin Vertigo)
TURN TO STONE, James W. Ziskin (Seventh Street Books)

Best Thriller

DOUBLE AGENT, Tom Bradby (Atlantic Monthly)
BLIND VIGIL, Matt Coyle (Oceanview)
ONE MINUTE OUT, Mark Greaney (Berkley)
THE LAST HUNT, Deon Meyer (Atlantic Monthly)
EDDIE’S BOY, Thomas Perry (Mysterious Press)
THE WILD ONE, Nick Petrie

Thank you for participating in the fun yearly project. George Easter