Macavity Award Winners Announced

The Mystery Readers International has announced the winners for the 2020 Macavity Awards as follows:

Best Mystery Novel: THE CHAIN, by Adrian McKinty (Mulholland)

Best First Mystery: ONE NIGHT GONE, by Tara Laskowski (Graydon House)

Best Mystery Short Story: “Better Days,” by Art Taylor (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, May/June 2019)

Best Mystery Nonfiction/Critical: HITCHCOCK AND THE CENSORS, by John Billheimer (University Press of Kentucky)

Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery: THE SECRETS WE KEPT, by Lara Prescott (Vintage)

The winners were announced at opening ceremonies on Friday, October 16 at the Virtual Sacramento Bouchercon. (October 17, 2020)