I just received this from the International Thriller Writers Association. Congratulations to all the nominees and winners. Winning a THRILLER AWARD is a huge honor.
AND THE WINNERS ARE…
On the evening of July 11th, 2009, the International Thriller Writers celebrated and announced the winners for its literary awards at a gala celebration in New York City.
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: Doller General Literacy Foundation
For Longstanding support of literacy and education
The 2009 THRILLER Awards:
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 The Darker Mask)
Congratulations to the winners and all the nominees.