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2014 Barry Award Nominations for Best Novel

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The Barry Award is a prize for crime fiction that has been awarded since 1997 by the editorial staff of Deadly Pleasures. The award is named for Barry Gardner, a critic who passed away in 1996 while reading in his easy chair in Dallas.

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The winners will be announced at Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach CA. Bouchercon is held this year November 13 -16.

Best Novel

"A Conspiracy Of Faith" by Jussi Adler-Olsen

"Tap On The Window" by Linwood Barclay

"Sandrine's Case" by Thomas H. Cook

"Suspect" by Robert Crais

"Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger

"Standing In Another Man's Grave" by Ian Rankin

Best First Novel

"Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent

"Japantown" by Barry Lancet

"The Bookman's Tale" by Charlie Lovett

"Rage Against The Dying" by Becky Masterman

"Cover Of Snow" by Jenny Milchman

"Norwegian By Night" by Derek B. Miller

Best Paperback Original

"Joe Victim" by Paul Cleave

"Disciple Of Las Vegas" by Ian Hamilton

"The Rage" by Gene Kerrigan

"I Hear The Sirens In The Street" by Adrian McKinty

"Fear In The Sunlight" by Nicola Upson

"Fixing To Die" by Elaine Viets

Best Thriller

"Dead Lions" by Mick Herron

"Ghostman" by Roger Hobbs

"Red Sparrow" by Jason Matthews

"The Shanghai Factor" by Charles McCarry

"Ratlines" by Stuart Neville

"The Doll" by Taylor Stevens


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