Friday, May 06, 2016

And Speaking of First Novels

 2016 Anthony Awards

BEST FIRST NOVEL
Concrete Angel – Patricia Abbott [Polis]
Past Crimes – Glen Erik Hamilton [William Morrow]
New Yorked – Rob Hart [Polis]
Bull Mountain – Brian Panowich [G.P. Putnam’s Sons/Head of Zeus]
On the Road with Del & Louise – Art Taylor [Henery]

I know a lot of you made this happen. Now you just have to come to New Orleans in September with me. That's part of the deal.

And added plus is Megan's short story THE LITTLE MEN is nominated for Best Story. 
You can find the other nominees almost everywhere.
 

18 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

I saw that just before we went out.

Well deserved. Congratulations!

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

I saw that just before we went out.

Well deserved. Congratulations!

Brian Busby said...

Wonderful news! Congratulations, Patti!

Yvette said...

Congratulations, Patti. Well done. You must be thrilled!

Gerard said...

Congratulations on the nomination.

sandra seamans said...

Congratulations, Patti!!

Todd Mason said...

Yeah, the potential Abbott award table!

Barry Ergang said...

Mazel tov, Patti!

Gerard said...

I still need to read the book. My local copy is checked out right now.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Thanks, Gerard. That's a nice surprise.

Jerry House said...

Well deserved.

John said...

Fabulous! Keeping the "Best First Novel" nomination a family tradition. :^D Confession: My copy is still unread too. You know I will be reviewing it. I think it's coming with me to Alaska in June and will be my "plane read"!

George said...

See you in New Orleans!

pattinase (abbott) said...

Thanks, all. Truly being nominated is the gift.

Margot Kinberg said...

Congratulations, Patti!!! I am so happy for you!

Mathew Paust said...

Yeeeeeeha! (not that there was ever any doubt) I'll plug it into my review.

TracyK said...

Congratulations. It is very much deserved.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Thanks, Tracy!