The International Thriller Writers (ITW) is proud to announce the most thrilling authors of 2019. The winners of this year’s ITW Thriller Awards are:

BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL
Jar of Hearts, Jennifer Hillier (Minotaur Books)

BEST FIRST NOVEL
The Chalk Man, C. J. Tudor (Crown)

BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL NOVEL
The Lost Man, Jane Harper (Pan Macmillan Australia)

BEST SHORT STORY
“Nana,” Helen Smith, (Killer Women: Crime Club Anthology #2, Killer Women Ltd.)

BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL
Pray for the Innocent, Alan Orloff (Kindle Press)

BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL
Girl at the Grave, Teri Bailey Black (Tor Teen)

Also receiving special recognition:

John Sandford, ThrillerMaster, in recognition of his legendary career and outstanding contributions to the thriller genre.

Harlan Coben, Silver Bullet Award

"Mystery Mike" Bursaw, ThrillerFan Award

Margaret Marbury, Thriller Legend Award

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