Anthony Award for Best Novel

 

2019 selection

November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019

by Lou Berney

Winner of the Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Award for Best Mystery Novel!

Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction Novel!

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly Washington Post •...


November Road

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2019

by Lou Berney

‘A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too’ Ian Rankin

‘Exceptional’ Stephen King

Winner of the 2018 Hammett Prize. A poignant and evocative crime novel...


2015 selection

After I'm Gone

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2015

by Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance...


2008 selection

What the Dead Know

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2008, Macavity Best Mystery Novel 2008, Barry Best Novel 2008

by Laura Lippman

Thirty years ago two sisters disappeared from a shopping mall. Their bodies were never found and those familiar with the case have always been tortured by these questions: How do you kidnap two girls? Who—or...


2007 selection

No Good Deeds

Tess Monaghan #9

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2007

by Laura Lippman

New York Times Bestseller

Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman’s Tess Monaghan—first introduced in the classic Baltimore Blues—becomes involved in a complicated investigation...


2004 selection

Every Secret Thing

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2004, Barry Best Novel 2004

by Laura Lippman

“This is a standout.”

Orlando Sentinel

 

“One of those books that publishers like to say ‘transcends the genre,’ but in this case it’s true.”

Chicago Sun-Times

Every Secret Thing is a riveting...


2002 selection

Mystic River

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2002, Barry Best Novel 2002

by Dennis Lehane

The New York Times bestselling novel from Dennis Lehane is a gripping, unnerving psychological thriller about the effects of a savage killing on three former friends in a tightly knit, blue-collar Boston neighborhood....


2000 selection

In a Dry Season

Inspector Banks #10

Anthony Award for Best Novel 2000, Barry Best Novel 2000

by Peter Robinson

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson delivers an unforgettable, compelling thriller of a lost village and the deadly secrets that are unearthed upon its discovery—secrets...