Wednesday, January 20, 2010

R.J. Ellory's A QUIET BELIEF IN ANGELS Nominated for Dilys Award

R. J. Elllory's A Quiet Belief in Angels has been nominated for the Dilys Award, named for Dilys Winn (the founder of Murder Ink) and given out annually by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association to “the mystery title of the year which the member booksellers have most enjoyed selling.” The contenders for books published in 2009 are:

• The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley (Delacorte)
A Quiet Belief in Angels, by R.J. Ellory (Overlook)
• The Dark Horse, by Craig Johnson (Viking)
• The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Steig Larsson (Knopf)
• The Ghosts of Belfast, by Stuart Neville (Soho)
• The Brutal Telling, by Louise Penny (Minotaur)
• The Shanghai Moon, by S.J. Rozan (Minotaur)

The winner will be announced during this year’s Left Coast Crime convention in Los Angeles, March 11-14.

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