Re: RARA-AVIS: Edgar Nominations

From: Nathan Cain (IndieCrime@gmail.com)
Date: 16 Jan 2009

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    Okay, why is Small Crimes not nominated in the PBO category? Was it not submitted? Did it come out too late? Or do the readers have rocks in their heads?

    On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:06 PM, Sandra Ruttan <sandraruttan@gmail.com> wrote:
    > The Rap Sheet has the complete list of Edgar Nominees at
    > http://therapsheet.blogspot.com/2009/01/edgar-show-your-stuff.html
    >
    > Best Novel
    > Missing, by Karin Alvtegen (Felony & Mayhem Press)
    > Blue Heaven, by C.J. Box (St. Martin's Minotaur)
    > Sins of the Assassin, by Robert Ferrigno (Scribner)
    > The Price of Blood, by Declan Hughes (Morrow)
    > The Night Following, by Morag Joss (Delacorte Press)
    > Curse of the Spellmans, by Lisa Lutz (Simon & Schuster)
    >
    > Best First Novel by an American Author
    > The Kind One, by Tom Epperson (Five Star)
    > Sweetsmoke, by David Fuller (Hyperion)
    > The Foreigner, by Francie Lin (Picador)
    > Calumet City, by Charlie Newton (Touchstone)
    > A Cure for Night, by Justin Peacock (Doubleday)
    >
    > Best Paperback Original
    > The Prince of Bagram Prison, by Alex Carr (Random House Trade)
    > Money Shot, by Christa Faust (Hard Case Crime)
    > Enemy Combatant, by Ed Gaffney (Dell)
    > China Lake, by Meg Gardiner (Obsidian Mysteries)
    > The Cold Spot, by Tom Piccirilli (Bantam)
    >
    > Best Short Story
    > "A Sleep Not Unlike Death," by Sean Chercover (from Hardcore
    > Hardboiled, edited by Todd Robinson; Kensington Publishing)
    > "Skin and Bones," by David Edgerley Gate (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery
    > Magazine, October 2008)
    > "Scratch of a Woman," by Laura Lippman (from Hardly Knew Her; Morrow)
    > "La Vie en Rose," by Dominique Mainard (from Paris Noir; edited by
    > Aurelien Masson; Akashic Books)
    > "Skinhead Central," by T. Jefferson Parker (from The Blue Religion,
    > edited by Michael Connelly; Little, Brown)
    >
    >
    > I haven't heard of a single title nominated under the Best First
    > category, and it's interesting to see Money Shot up against The Cold
    > Spot in the PBO category. Plus, is it my imagination, or is this the
    > first year in some time that none of the "biggies" have been on the
    > Best Novel list - no Pelecanos, Bruen, Connelly, Rankin, Lippman,
    > Burke, etc. etc. Interesting.
    >
    > Let the debates begin...
    >
    > Cheers,
    > Sandra
    > --
    > THE FRAILTY OF FLESH Nov 08 Dorchester
    > LULLABY FOR THE NAMELESS Dec 09 Dorchester
    > http://www.sandraruttan.com/
    >
    >
    >
    > --
    > THE FRAILTY OF FLESH Nov 08 Dorchester
    > LULLABY FOR THE NAMELESS Dec 09 Dorchester
    > http://www.sandraruttan.com/
    >
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    >
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