Teri Duerr

The Anthony Awards, named for Anthony Boucher (1911–1968), one of the founders of the Mystery Writers of America, have announced its 2023 nominees. The winners will be announced at the Bouchercon 2023: Murder at the Marina in San Diego, California, on September 23, 2023.

Congratulations to all the nominees!


  • Like a Sister, by Kellye Garrett (Mulholland Books)
  • The Devil Takes You Home, by Gabino Iglesias (Mulholland Books)
  • The Bullet that Missed, by Richard Osman (Pamela Dorman Books)
  • A World of Curiosities, by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
  • The Maid, by Nita Prose (Ballantine Books)
  • Secret Identity, by Alex Segura (Flatiron Books)


  • Don't Know Tough, by Eli Cranor (Soho Crime)
  • Shutter, by Ramona Emerson (Soho Crime)
  • The Bangalore Detectives Club, by Harini Nagendra (Pegasus Books)
  • Devil's Chew Toy, by Rob Osler (Crooked Lane Books)
  • The Maid, by Nita Prose (Ballantine Books)


  • Bayou Book Thief, by Ellen Byron (Berkley Books)
  • Death by Bubble Tea, by Jennifer J. Chow (Berkley Books)
  • A Streetcar Named Murder, by T.G. Herren (Crooked Lane Books)
  • Scot in a Trap, by Catriona McPherson (Severn House)
  • Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking, by Raquel V. Reyes (Crooked Lane Books)


  • The Lindbergh Nanny, by Mariah Fredericks (Minotaur Books)
  • In a Place of Fear, by Catriona McPherson (Mobius)
  • Anywhere You Run, by Wanda M. Morris (William Morrow)
  • Danger on the Atlantic, by Erica Ruth Neubauer (Kensington)
  • Under a Veiled Moon, by Karen Oddden (Crooked Lane Books)
  • Lavender House, by Lev AC Rosen (Forge)


  • The Alaskan Blinde: Sex, Secrets, and the Hollywood Story that Shocked America, by James T. Bartlett (Territory Books)
  • The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and Their Creators, by Martin Edwards (Collins Crime Club)
  • American Demon: Eliot Ness, and the Hunt for America's Jack the Ripper, by Daniel Stashower (Minotaur Books)
  • Promophobia: Taking the Mystery Out of Promoting Crime Fiction, edited by Diane Vallere (Sisters in Crime)
  • Scoundrel: How a Convicted Murderer Persuaded Women Who Loved Him, the Conservative Establishment, and the Courts to Set Him Free, by Sara Weinman (Ecco Press)
  • Agatha Christie: An Elusive Woman, by Lucy Worsley (Pegasus Crime)


  • Really Bad Things, by Kelly J. Ford (Thomas & Mercer)
  • Dead Drop, by James L'Etoile (Level Best Books)
  • The Quarry Girls, by Jess Lourey (Thomas & Mercer)
  • Hush Hush, by Gabriel Valjan (Historia)
  • In the Dark We Forget, by Sandra SG Wong (HarperCollins)


  • "Still Crazy After All These Years," by E.A. Aymar, Paranoia Blues: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Paul Simon (Down & Out Books)
  • "The Impediment," by Bruce Robert Coffin, Deadly Nightshade: Best New England Crime Stories 2022 (Crime Spell Books)
  • "Beauty and the Beyotch," by Barb Goffman (Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine, Issue 29, Feb. 2022)
  • "The Estate Sale," by Curtis Ippolito (Vautrin Magazine, Summer 2022)
  • "C.O.D." by Gabriel Valjan, Low Down Dirty Vote Vol 3: The Color of My Vote (Berry Content Corporation)


  • Low Down Dirty Vote Vol 3: The Color of My Vote, edited by Mysti Berry (Berry Content Corporation)
  • Lawyers, Guns, and Monet: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Music of Warren Zevon, edited by Libby Cudmore and Art Taylor (Down & Out Books)
  • Land of 10,000 Thrills: Bouchercon Anthology 2022, edited by Greg Herren (Down & Out Books)
  • Paranoia Blues: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Paul Simon, edited by Josh Pachter (Down & Out Books)
  • Crime Hits Home: A Collection of Stories from Crime Fiction's Top Authors, edited by S.J. Rozan (Hanover Square Press)


  • In Myrtle Peril, by Elizabeth C. Bunce (Alonquin Young Readers)
  • Daybreak on Raven Island, by Fleur Bradley (Viking Books for Young Readers)
  • #SHEDESERVEDIT, by Greg Herrn (Bold Strokes Books)
  • The New Girl, by Jesse Q. Sutanto (Sourcebooks Fire)
  • Vanish Me, by Lee Matthew Goldberg (Wise Wolf Books)
  • Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade, by Nancy Springer (Wednesday Books)