Bouchercon 2024 has announced the nominees for the 2024 Anthony awards as follows:

Best Hardcover Novel : (5)
*All the Sinners Bleed, by S.A. Cosby (Flatiron)

*Everybody Knows, by Jordan Harper (Mulholland)
*Time’s Undoing, by Cheryl A. Head (Dutton)
*Face of Greed, by James L’Etoile (Oceanview)
*The Last Devil to Die, by Richard Osman (Pamela Dorman)

Best Paperback Original Novel: (6)
*No Home for Killers, by E.A. Aymar (Thomas & Mercer)
*Hide, by Tracy Clark (Thomas & Mercer)
*Because the Night, by James D.F. Hannah (Down & Out)
*The Taken Ones, by Jess Lourey (Thomas & Mercer)
*Magic City Blues, by Bobby Matthews (Shotgun Honey)
*Lowdown Road, by Scott Von Doviak (Hard Case Crime)

Best First Novel: (5)
*The Peacock and the Sparrow, by I.S. Berry (Atria)
*Play the Fool, by Lina Chern (Bantam)
*Scorched Grace, by Margot Douaihy (Zando/Gillian Flynn)
*Mother-Daughter Murder Night, by Nina Simon (Morrow)
*City Under One Roof, by Iris Yamashita (Berkley)

Best Children’s/Young Adult: (5)
*Finney and the Secret Tunnel, by Jamie Lane Barber (Level Elevate)
*Myrtle, Means, and Opportunity, by Elizabeth C. Bunce (Algonquin)
*The Sasquatch of Hawthorne Elementary, by K.B. Jackson (Reycraft)
*The Mystery of the Radcliffe Riddle, by Taryn Sounders (Sourcebooks)
*Enola Holmes and the Mark of the Mongoose, by Nancy Springer (Wednesday)

Best Critical/Non-fiction: (7)
*Finders: Justice, Faith and Identity in Irish Crime Fiction, by Anjili Babbar (Syracuse University Press)
*Spillane: King of Pulp Fiction, by Max Allan Collins and James L. Traylor (Mysterious Press)
*A Mystery of Mysteries: The Death and Life of Edgar Allan Poe, by Mark Dawidziak (St. Martin’s Press)
*A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them, by Timothy Egan (Viking)
*Fallen Angel: The Life of Edgar Allan Poe, by Robert Morgan (LSU Press)
*Agatha Christie, She Watched: One Woman’s Plot to Watch 201 Christie Adaptations Without Murdering the Director, Screenwriter, Cast, or Her Husband, by Teresa Peschel (Peschel Press)
*Love Me Fierce in Danger: The Life of James Ellroy, by Steven Powell (Bloomsbury)

Best Anthology/Collection: (5)
*School of Hard Knox, edited by Donna Andrews, Greg Herren, and Art Taylor (Crippen & Landru)
*Here in the Dark, by Meagan Lucas (Shotgun Honey)
*Happiness Is a Warm Gun: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of The Beatles, edited by Josh Pachter (Down & Out)
*The Adventure of the Castle Thief and Other Expeditions and Indiscretions, by Art Taylor (Crippen & Landru)
*Killin’ Time in San Diego: Bouchercon Anthology 2023, edited by Holly West (Down & Out)

Best Short Story: (5)
*“Real Courage,” by Barb Goffman (Black Cat Mystery Magazine, October 2023)
*“Knock,” by James D.F. Hannah (from Playing Games, edited by Lawrence Block; Subterranean Press)
*“Green and California Bound,” by Curtis Ippolito (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, September/October 2023)
*“Ticket to Ride,” by Dru Ann Love and Kristopher Zgorski (from Happiness Is a Warm Gun: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of The Beatles, edited by Josh Pachter; Down & Out)
*“Tell Me No Lies,” by Holly West (from Shotgun Honey Presents: Thicker Than Water, edited by Ron Earl Phillips; Shotgun Honey)

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient:
Anthony Horowitz

The winners will be announced on Saturday, August 31, during Bouchercon 2024 to be held in Nashville, Tennessee from August 28 through September 01.