|Date||October 1, 1993|
|Hosted by||Charles Levitt|
Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986. This page details Bouchercon XXIV and the 8th Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Lifetime Achievement awards — Hammond Innes & Ralph McInerny
- Guest of Honor — Ed McBain
- Fan guest of Honor — Don Sandstrom
- Toastmaster — Ori Hardy-Sayles
The following list details the awards distributed at the eighth annual Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Robert Crais, Lullaby Town
- John Dunning, Booked to Die
- Carolyn Hart, Southern Ghost
- Sharyn McCrumb, The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
First novel award
- Susan Wittig Albert, Thyme of Death
- Carol Higgins Clark, Decked
- Michael Connelly, The Black Echo
- Charlene Weir, The Winter Widow
Short story award
- Doug Allyn, "Candles in the Rain", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine November 1992
- Edward D. Hoch, "The Summer of Our Discontent", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine November 1992
- Gabrielle Kraft, "One Hit Wonder", from Sisters in Crime 5
- Rochelle Krich, "A Golden Opportunity", from Sisters in Crime 5
Critical / Non-fiction award
- Ellen Nehr, Doubleday Crime Club Compendium 1928-1991
- David Coomes, Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life
- John Loughery, Alias S.S. Van Dine
True crime award
- Barbara D'Amato, The Doctor, the Murder, the Mystery: The True Story of the Dr. John Branion Murder Case
- Jana Bommersbach & Bruce Henderson, The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd
- Thomas H. Cook & William Wright, Blood Echoes: The True Story of an Infamous Mass Murder and Its Aftermath
- Philip E. Ginsburg & Eric Stover, The Shadow Of Death : The Hunt for a Serial Killer
- Ann Rule, Everything She Ever Wanted: A True Story of Obsessive Love, Murder, and Betrayal
Motion picture award
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