2021 Barry Awards

The winners of the 2021 Barry Awards have been announced early, because Bouchercon is cancelled. The Barry Award winners are selected by subscribers and readers of Deadly Pleasures, where one of the magazine’s stated goals is to search out and report on the best works being published in the field of crime fiction each year.

The authors’ acceptance remarks are at the link.

BEST NOVEL

Blacktop Wasteland, S. A. Cosby (Flatiron Books)

BEST FIRST NOVEL

Winter Counts, David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Ecco)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

Turn To Stone, James W. Ziskin (Seventh Street Books)

BEST THRILLER

Eddie’s Boy, Thomas Perry (Mysterious Press)

[Thanks to Cora Buhlert for the story.]

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