2024 Barry Award Nominees

Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine has announced the nominees for the 2024 Barry Awards in four categories as follows:

Best Mystery or Crime Novel: (6)
Dark Ride, by Lou Berney (Morrow)

All the Sinners Bleed, by S.A. Cosby (Flatiron)
Ozark Dogs, by Eli Cranor (Soho Crime)
Everybody Knows, by Jordan Harper (Mulholland)
Small Mercies, by Dennis Lehane (Harper)
The Detective Up Late, by Adrian McKinty (Blackstone)

Best First Mystery or Crime Novel: (7)
Better the Blood, by Michael Bennett (Atlantic Monthly Press)
The Peacock and the Sparrow, by I.S. Berry (Atria)
The Bitter Past, by Bruce Borgos (Minotaur)
The Golden Gate, by Amy Chua (Minotaur)
Age of Vice, by Deepti Kapoor (Riverhead)
Mother-Daughter Murder Night, by Nina Simon (Morrow)
City Under One Roof, by Iris Yamashita (Berkley)

Best Paperback Original Mystery or Crime Novel: (6)
Murder and Mamon, by Mia P. Manansala (Berkley)
Everything She Feared, by Rick Mofina (Mira)
Who the Hell Is Harry Black? by Jake Needham (Half Penny)
Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers, by Jesse Sutanto (Berkley)
Expectant, by Vanda Symon (Orenda)
Lowdown Road, by Scott Von Doviak (Hard Case Crime)

Best Thriller: (6)
Burner, by Mark Greaney (Berkley)

The Secret Hours, by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)
Moscow Exile, by John Lawton (Atlantic Monthly)
Going Zero, by Anthony McCarten (Harper)
Drowning, by T.J. Newman (Avid Reader Press)
Zero Days, by Ruth Ware (Gallery/Scout Press)

The winners will be voted by Deadly Pleasures readers and announced on Thursday, August 29 during the opening ceremonies of 2024 Bouchercon to be held in Nashville, Tennessee from August 28 through September 01.