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 Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling, TheThe Burglar Who Liked to Quote Kipling Block, LawrenceLawrence Block
1980 Burn This McCloy, HelenHelen McCloy
1981 Death in a Tenured Position Cross, AmandaAmanda Cross
1982 Past, Present and Murder Pentecost, HughHugh Pentecost
1983 Anodyne Necklace, TheThe Anodyne Necklace Grimes, MarthaMartha Grimes [1]
1984 Emily Dickinson is Dead Langton, JaneJane Langton
1985 Sleeping Dog Lochte, DickDick Lochte
1986 Murder in E Minor Goldsborough, RobertRobert Goldsborough
1987 Corpse in Oozak’s Pond, TheThe Corpse in Oozak’s Pond MacLeod, CharlotteCharlotte MacLeod
1988
1989
1990
no award presented
1991 Coyote Waits Hillerman, TonyTony Hillerman [2]
1992 Scandal in Belgravia, AA Scandal in Belgravia Barnard, RobertRobert Barnard
1993 Booked to Die Dunning, JohnJohn Dunning
1994 Old Scores Elkins, AaronAaron Elkins [2]
1995 She Walks These Hills McCrumb, SharynSharyn McCrumb
1996 Monstrous Regiment of Women, AA Monstrous Regiment of Women King, Laurie R.Laurie R. King [2]
1997 Poet, TheThe Poet Connelly, MichaelMichael Connelly [2]
1998 Sacred Lehane, DennisDennis Lehane [2]
1999 Bone Collector, TheThe Bone Collector Deaver, JefferyJeffery Deaver
2000 Coyote Revenge Harris, FredFred Harris
2001 Sugar House Lippman, LauraLaura Lippman
2002 Deadhouse, TheThe Deadhouse Fairstein, LindaLinda Fairstein
2003 Winter and Night Rozan, S. J.S. J. Rozan
2004 Fear Itself Mosley, WalterWalter Mosley [2]
2005 Enemy, TheThe Enemy Child, LeeLee Child [3]
2006 Vanish Gerritsen, TessTess Gerritsen [2]
2007 All Mortal Flesh Spencer-Fleming, JuliaJulia Spencer-Fleming
2008 Anatomy of Fear Santlofer, JonathanJonathan Santlofer
2009 Tenth Case, TheThe Tenth Case Teller, JosephJoseph Teller [4]
2010 Faces of the Gone Parks, BradBrad Parks [5]
2011 Bury Your Dead Penny, LouiseLouise Penny [6][7]
2012 Though Not Dead Stabenow, DanaDana Stabenow [8][9]
2013 Dead Anyway Knopf, ChrisChris Knopf [10]
2014 Murder as a Fine Art Morrell, DavidDavid Morrell [11]
2015 Peter Pan Must Die Verdon, JohnJohn Verdon [12]
2016 Night Life Taylor, David C.David C. Taylor [13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wexler, Ellyn (2013-04-17). "North Bethesda welcomes literature's mystery maven". Maryland Gazette. Archived from the original on 2013-10-04. 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. Archived from the original on 2013-07-04. Retrieved 2013-05-01. 
  10. ^ "Wolfe Pack Nero Award Recipients". The Wolfe Pack. 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  11. ^ "Congratulations to David Morrell!!!". The Poisoned Pen. 2014-12-14. 
  12. ^ Lynch, Jeremy (2015-12-07). "Peter Pan Must Die wins the 2015 Nero Award". Crimespree Magazine. 
  13. ^ "Wolfe Pack Nero Award Recipients". The Wolfe Pack. 2016-12-04. Retrieved 2016-12-07. 

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