Congrats to Leonard Rosen – His ‘All Cry Chaos’ wins 2012 Macavity Award for best first mystery
This welcome news comes via Permanent Press co-publisher Martin Shepard:
Mystery Readers International is”the largest mystery fan/reader organization in the world.” Founded by Janet A. Rudolph in Berkeley, California, it now has members in all 50 of the United States and in 22 foreign countries. Members vote each year to nominate and select the winners of The Macavity Award, named for the “mystery cat” of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats).
Kirkus Reviews lauded All Cry Chaos thusly: “Calling all fans of fractals, international-criminal conspiracies and the End of Days: Your ship has come in.”

The announcement was made at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, which continues through Sunday.

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