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Winners of the best novel category for the past ten years, announced at the annual Bouchercon World Mystery Convention.

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Anthony Awards
  Cover Art: A Trick of the Light 2012
Penny, Louise
A Trick of the Light
Investigating a murder at a solo artist's Quebec village home, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team encounter deceptive nuances in the art world that distort every clue they find with tales of duality and broken hearts.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Bury Your Dead 2011
Penny, Louise
Bury Your Dead
An obsessive historian's quest for the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, ends in murder. Could a secret buried with Champlain for nearly 400 years be so dreadful that someone would kill to protect it? Although he is supposed to be on leave, Chief Inspector Gamache cannot walk away from a crime that threatens to ignite long-smoldering tensions between the English and the French. Meanwhile, he is receiving disquieting letters from the village of Three Pines, where beloved Bistro owner Olivier was recently convicted of murder.
2010
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Brutal Telling 2010
Penny, Louise
The Brutal Telling
A stranger is found murdered in the village bistro and antiques store and all clues point to bistro owner Olivier being the killer. Once again, Chief Inspector Gamache and his team are called in to strip back layers of lies, exposing both treasures and rancid secrets long buried--but not forgotten.
2009
Adult Mystery Book PENNY
  Cover Art: The Brass Verdict 2009
Connelly, Michael
The Brass Verdict
Things are finally looking up for defense attorney Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom. When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Haller inherits his biggest case yet: the defense of Walter Elliott, a prominent studio executive accused of murdering his wife and her lover. But as Haller prepares for the case that could launch him into the big time, he learns that Vincent's killer may be coming for him next.
2008
Adult Mystery Book CONNELL
  Cover Art: What the Dead Know 2008
Lippman, Laura
What the Dead Know
Interviewing a distressed and disoriented woman who has fled the scene of an accident, Baltimore County police department detective Kevin Infante is amazed when she claims to be the younger of a pair of sisters who were abducted thirty years earlier.
2007
Adult Mystery Book LIPPMAN
  Cover Art: No Good Deeds 2007
Lippman, Laura
No Good Deeds
Tess Monaghan becomes involved in the investigation into the unsolved murder of a young federal prosecutor when her boyfriend brings home a young street kid who could hold the key to the case and whom Tess agrees to protect, but the killing of one of the boy's friends and federal authorities who will do anything to find the youngster put Tess in the hot seat.
2006
Adult Mystery Book LIPPMAN
  Cover Art: Mercy Falls 2006
Krueger, William Kent
Mercy Falls
Responding to a domestic disturbance call on the Ojibwe reservation, Tamarack County sheriff Cork O'Connor barely escapes a sniper attack and stumbles into the investigation of a Chicago businessman's murder.
2005
Adult Mystery Book KRUEGER
  Cover Art: Blood Hollow 2005
Krueger, William Kent
Blood Hollow
Dismissing circumstantial evidence that incriminates a young man in the murder of his girlfriend in Aurora, Minnesota, former sheriff Cork O'Connor confronts local bigotry and bureaucracy in order to find the true killer.
2004
Adult Mystery Book KRUEGER
  Cover Art: Every Secret Thing 2004
Lippman, Laura
Every Secret Thing
Seven years after inadvertently causing a death while walking home from a birthday party, estranged friends Alice and Ronnie are forced to confront the truth about what happened when another child goes missing under disturbingly similar circumstances.
2003
Adult Mystery
  Cover Art: City of Bones 2003
Connelly, Michael
City of Bones
Confronted by his own tragic past when the bones of a twelve-year-old boy are found in the Hollywood Hills, Harry Bosch attempts to unearth the boy's identity, which leads to startling discoveries and the possible destruction of his career.
2002
Adult Mystery
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