Nero Award

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The Nero Award is a literary award for excellence in the mystery genre presented by The Wolfe Pack, a society founded in 1978 to explore and celebrate the Nero Wolfe stories of Rex Stout. The Nero Award is presented annually at the Black Orchid Banquet, traditionally held on the first Saturday in December in New York City.

Winners[edit]

Year Title Author Reference
1979 The Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling Lawrence Block
1980 Burn This Helen McCloy
1981 Death in a Tenured Position Amanda Cross
1982 Past, Present and Murder Hugh Pentecost
1983 The Anodyne Necklace Martha Grimes [1]
1984 Emily Dickinson is Dead Jane Langton
1985 Sleeping Dog Dick Lochte
1986 Murder in E Minor Robert Goldsborough
1987 The Corpse in Oozak’s Pond Charlotte MacLeod
1988
1989
1990
no award presented
1991 Coyote Waits Tony Hillerman [2]
1992 A Scandal in Belgravia Robert Barnard
1993 Booked to Die John Dunning
1994 Old Scores Aaron Elkins [2]
1995 She Walks These Hills Sharyn McCrumb
1996 A Monstrous Regiment of Women Laurie R. King [2]
1997 The Poet Michael Connelly [2]
1998 Sacred Dennis Lehane [2]
1999 The Bone Collector Jeffery Deaver
2000 Coyote Revenge Fred Harris
2001 Sugar House Laura Lippman
2002 The Deadhouse Linda Fairstein
2003 Winter and Night S. J. Rozan
2004 Fear Itself Walter Mosley [2]
2005 The Enemy Lee Child [3]
2006 Vanish Tess Gerritsen [2]
2007 All Mortal Flesh Julia Spencer-Fleming
2008 Anatomy of Fear Jonathan Santlofer
2009 The Tenth Case Joseph Teller [4]
2010 Faces of the Gone Brad Parks [5]
2011 Bury Your Dead Louise Penny [6][7]
2012 Though Not Dead Dana Stabenow [8][9]
2013 Dead Anyway Chris Knopf [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wexler, Ellyn (2013-04-17). "North Bethesda welcomes literature's mystery maven". Maryland Gazette. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Elizabeth Haynes (2011-01-19). "Crime Writers: A Research Guide". Libraries Unlimited (Google Books). pp. 75, 44, 85, 30, 88, 110 & 56 respectively. ISBN 978-1591589143. LCCN 2010047200. OCLC 657596152. OL 24903387M. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Lee Child And Suzanne Collins Surpass One Million Kindle Books Sold". Business Wire. TheStreet.com. 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  4. ^ "Awards: The Nero Award". D4EO Literary Agency. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  5. ^ "Middlesex author wins Nero Award". Southside Sentinel. 2010-12-06. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  6. ^ Onatade, Ayo (2011-12-07). "Shotsmag Confidential: Crime fiction news!". Shots. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  7. ^ Fisher, Ali (2011-12-05). "Monday Fun Day!". Macmillan Library. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  8. ^ Klouda, Naomi (2013-04-17). "Stabenow sets $1 million goal for women writers’ retreat". Homer Tribune. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  9. ^ Selbig, Aaron (2012-12-10). "Stabenow's 'Though Not Dead' Wins 2012 Nero Award". KBBI. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  10. ^ "Wolfe Pack Nero Award Recipients". The Wolfe Pack. 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 

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