The 2016 Macavity Award Nominees are:
Best Mystery Novel
° The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney - Winner!
° Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton
° The Hot Countries by Timothy Hallinan
° The Child Garden by Catriona McPherson
° Life or Death by Michael Robotham
° The Cartel by Don Winslow
Best First Mystery Novel
° Concrete Angel by Patricia Abbott
° Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton - Winner!
° The Killing Kind by Chris Holm
° Where All Light Tends To Go by David Joy
° The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan
° On the Road with Del & Louise by Art Taylor
° The Golden Age of Murder: The Mystery of the Writers Who Invented the Modern Detective Story by Martin Edwards - Winner!
° A Is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie by Kathryn Harkup
° Meanwhile There Are Letters: The Correspondence of Eudora Welty and Ross Macdonald by Suzanne Marrs & Tom Nolan, editors
° Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell Us About Crime by Val McDermid
° The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett by Nathan Ward
Best Mystery Short Story
° “The Little Men” by Megan Abbott - Winner!
A Bibliomystery by MysteriousPress.com
° “On Borrowed Time” by Mat Coward
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, June 2015
° “Sob Sister” by Loren D. Estleman
Detroit Is Our Beat: Tales of the Four Horsemen
° “A Year Without Santa Claus” by Barb Goffman
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, January/February 2015
° “Quack and Dwight” by Travis Richardson
Jewish Noir: Contemporary Tales of Crime and Other Dark Deeds
° “A Joy Forever” by B.K. Steven
Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, March 2015
Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award
° The Masque of a Murderer by Susanna Calkins - Winner!
° A Gilded Grave by Shelley Freydont
° Tom & Lucky and George & Cokey Flo by C. Joseph Greaves
° The Lady from Zagreb by Philip Kerr
° The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer Kincheloe
° Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King