The Barry Award Winners were announced at Bouchercon. Congratulations to the winners! I'm particularly pleased because Laura Lippman, winner of Best Novel, will be appearing at the Velma Teague Library in April as part of our Authors @ The Teague series.
Best Novel - What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
Best First Novel - In the Woods by Tana French
Best British Crime Novel - Damnation Falls by Edward Wright
Best Thriller - The Watchman by Robert Crais
Best Paperback Original - Queenpin by Megan Abbott
Best Short Story - "The Problem of the Summer Snowman" by Edward D. Hoch
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