Sunday, July 12, 2009

Thriller Awards

The Big Thrill: "ThrillerMaster Award: David Morrell
In recognition of his vast body of work and influence in the field of literature

Silver Bullet Award: Brad Meltzer
For contributions to the advancement of literacy

Silver Bullet Corporate Award: Dollar General Literacy Foundation
For longstanding support of literacy and education

Best Thriller of the Year:
THE BODIES LEFT BEHIND by Jeffery Deaver (Simon & Schuster)

Best First Novel:
CHILD 44 by Tom Rob Smith (Grand Central Publishing)

Best Short Story:
THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN by Alexandra Sokoloff (in Darker Mask)"

1 comment:

Todd Mason said...

Well, I don't like the Meltzer fiction I've tried, but shall have to look into his literacy efforts (I've found reasons to admire Dave Eggers and John Irving that have nothing to do with their published writing), and likewise Deaver, but certainly Morrell deserves all the love that's coming to him, and I'm interested in looking into the other two...