Books  |  Feb 4, 2020

Jane Harper Nominated at Barry Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce that Jane Harper has received two nominations for the Barry Awards 2020. Her latest novel The Lost Man has been shortlisted for Best Mystery/Crime Novel of the year, whilst her debut work The Dry has been nominated for Best Mystery/Crime Novel of the Decade.

The Barry Award is a literary prize celebrating the best in crime literature and has been awarded annually since 1997 by the editors of Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine. The nominees are selected by a panel of experts in mystery/crime fiction with winners then being determined by vote amongst the readers of Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine in each category.

Jane Harper previously received the Barry Award for Best First Novel in 2018 for The Dry.

The winners will be announced during the Opening Ceremonies at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention in Sacramento, California on October 15, 2020.