2023 Anthony Awards Nominees

Bouchercon has announced nominees for the 2023 Anthony Awards, honoring the best in crime fiction. Authors and works of genre interest include:

Best Hardcover Novel

  • The Devil Takes You Home, Gabino Iglesias (Mullholland)
  • Secret Identity, Alex Segura (Flatiron)

Best First Novel

  • Shutter, Ramona Emerson (Soho Crime)

Best Humorous Novel

  • Scot in a Trap, Catriona McPherson (Severn)

Best Historical Novel

  • In Place of Fear, Catriona McPherson (Mobius)

Best Juvenile/Young Adult

  • Daybreak on Raven Island, Fleur Bradley (Viking)
  • In Myrtle Peril, Elizabeth C. Bunce (Algonquin)
  • Vanish Me, Lee Matthew Goldberg (Wise Wolf)
  • #shedeservedit, Greg Herren (Bold Stroke)
  • Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade, Nancy Springer (Wednesday)
  • The New Girl, Jesse Q. Sutanto (Sourcebooks Fire)

Best Short Story

  • “Beauty and the Beyotch”, Barb Goffman (Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine 2/22)

Best Anthology or Collection

  • Land of 10,000 Thrills: Bouchercon Anthology 2022, Greg Herren, ed. (Down & Out)
  • Paranoia Blues: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Paul Simon, Josh Pachter, ed. (Down & Out)

Winners will be announced during Bouchercon, to be held August 30 – September 3, 2023 at the Marriott Maquis at the San Diego Marina in San Diego CA. For more information, including complete lists of nominees, see the Bouchercon website.

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