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  •  Did you completely skip Left Coast Crime? (3+ / 0-)
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    Susan from 29, cfk, LinSea

    That's a tremendously fun Con held west of the Mississippi with many authors and fans. I've seen Lee Child there twice.

    The first one I went to was in Monterey, the second in Denver.

    They have a Dilys award for the booksellers to vote on the mystery novel they most enjoyed selling.

    **Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does** h/t Clytemnestra/Victoria Jackson

    by glorificus on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 07:27:18 PM PST

    •  Sorry, I had them last year and meant to include (2+ / 0-)
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      cfk, glorificus

      them again. I'll add them when I get home later.

      "I cannot live without books" -- Thomas Jefferson, 1815

      by Susan Grigsby on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 08:25:33 PM PST

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    •  The Lefties: (1+ / 0-)
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      Lefty Award for Most Humorous Mystery

      The Real Macaw by Donna Andrews 
      Getting Old Can Kill You by Rita Lakin
      October Fest by Jess Lourey
      Magical Alienation by Kris Neri
      Dying for a Dance by Cindy Sample
      The Albuquerque Turkey by John Vorhaus

      Bruce Alexander Memorial Mystery Award
      (for best historical mystery, covering events before 1960)

      Mercury’s Rise by Ann Parker
      Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen
      A Game of Lies by Rebecca Cantrell
      A Killing Season by Priscilla Royal
      Troubled Bones by Jeri Westerson
      A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear

      Golden Nugget Award
      (for best mystery set in California)

      City of Secrets by Kelli Stanley
      Disturbance by Jan Burke
      The Drop by Michael Connelly
      Bit Player by Janet Dawson
      V Is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton

      Eureka! Award
      (for best first mystery)

      Nazareth Child by Darrell James
      The Baffled Beatlemaniac Caper by Sally Carpenter
      Dead Man’s Switch by Tammy Kaehler
      Who Do, Voodoo? by Rochelle Staab

      "I cannot live without books" -- Thomas Jefferson, 1815

      by Susan Grigsby on Tue Jan 01, 2013 at 12:42:58 PM PST

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