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Mystery Awards   2000 BARRY Awards

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

BEST FIRST NOVEL
 
Murder, With Peacocks
(St. Martin’s)
by Donna Andrews
NOMINEES
The Immortal Game
(Poltroon)
by Mark Coggins
Lie In The Dark
(Soho)
by Dan Fesperman
White Sky, Black Ice
(Soho)
by Stan Jones
Every Trace, Greg Main
(HarperCollins)
by Roy Johansen

BEST BRITISH CRIME NOVEL
 
A Place of Execution
(St. Martin’s)
by Val McDermid
NOMINEES
River Of Darkness
(Viking Penguin)
Rennie Airth
Every Dead Thing
(Simon & Schuster)
by John Connolly
Rough Justice by Colin Falconer
The Chalon Heads by Barry Maitland

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL
 
An Antidote for Avarice
(Berkley)
by Caroline Roe
NOMINEES
Every Move She Makes
(HarperCollins)
Robin Burcell
Them Bones
(Bantam)
by Carolyn Haines
The Hunted
(N A L)
by Jerry Kennealy
The Last Song Dogs
(Random House)
by Sinclair Browning


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