2000 Barry Awards Winners and Nominees

The Barry Awards (named for the late Barry Gardner, fan and critic) are nominated by the staff of Deadly Pleasures, a quarterly mystery magazine, and voted on by its subscribers and readers. They were presented at Bouchercon 2000, held September 7-10th, in Denver, Colorado in September.

BEST NOVEL

In a Dry Season by Peter Robinson (Morrow)

NOMINEES

  • Angels Flight by Michael Connelly (Little Brown)
  • L.A. Requiem by Robert Crais (Random House)
  • High Five by Janet Evanovich (St. Martin’s)
  • Hart’s War by John Katzenbach (Ballantine)
  • Prayers For Rain by Dennis Lehane (Morrow)

BEST FIRST NOVEL

Murder, With Peacocks by Donna Andrews (St. Martin’s)

NOMINEES

  • The Immortal Game by Mark Coggins (Poltroon)
  • Lie In The Dark by Dan Fesperman (Soho)
  • White Sky, Black Ice by Stan Jones (Soho)
  • Every Trace, Greg Main by Roy Johansen (HarperCollins)

BEST BRITISH CRIME NOVEL

A Place of Execution by Val McDermid (St. Martin’s)

NOMINEES

  • River Of Darkness by Rennie Airth (Viking Penguin)
  • Every Dead Thing by John Connolly (Simon & Schuster)
  • Rough Justice by Colin Falconer
  • The Chalon Heads by Barry Maitland

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

An Antidote for Avarice by Caroline Roe (Berkley)

NOMINEES

  • Every Move She Makes by Robin Burcell (HarperCollins)
  • Them Bones by Carolyn Haines (Bantam)
  • The Hunted by Jerry Kennealy (N A L)
  • The Last Song Dogs by Sinclair Browning (Random House)

 

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