Friday, March 23, 2007

Gumshoe Awards - 2006

The nominees for the Best European Crime Novel in 2006 are:

Ken Bruen - The Dramatist
Gianrico Carofiglio - A Walk in the Dark
Philippe Claudel - By a Slow River (UK: Grey Souls)
Karin Fossum - When the Devil Holds the Candle
Barbara Vine - The Minotaur

(The Gumshoe Awards are given by Mystery Ink each year to recognize the best achievements in the world of crime fiction. The nominated books were chosen from those published for the first time in the United States in 2006. The winners will be announced on May 1, 2007.)

1 comment:

Peter Rozovsky said...

I've just made the acquaintance of Karin Fossum, with He Who Fears the Wolf. I've always been leery of excessive psychologizing in crime novels, but I'm impressed so far. Sejer may be another in an impressive line of solid, professional Nordic sleuth/protagonists.
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