THE HOLY THIEF is up for a Barry Award for best first novel in the United States, the winner of which will be announced in September during the Crime Writing jamboree that is Bouchercon.
The shortlist is as follows:
GUTSHOT STRAIGHT, Lou Berney (Morrow)
ROGUE ISLAND, Bruce DeSilva (Forge)
THE POACHER’S SON, Paul Doiron (Minotaur)
SHERLOCKIAN, Graham Moore (Twelve)
THE HOLY THIEF, William Ryan (Minotaur)
ONCE A SPY, Keith Thomson (Doubleday
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