Silver Falchion Awards

The Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award were announced at the 2017 Killer Nashville Guest of Honor Dinner and Awards Banquet on August 26.

  • Best Fiction Tween/YA Mystery/Thriller: The Lost Property Office, by James Hannibal
  • Best Fiction Tween/YA Horror/Fantasy: Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom, by David Neilsen
  • Best Fiction Adult Horror/Fantasy: The City of Seven Gods, by Andrew Peters
  • Best Fiction Children’s: The Evil Wizard Smallbone, by Delia Sherman
  • Best Fiction Adult Horror: Awakening, by Eric Gardner
  • Best Fiction Adult Fantasy / Sci-Fi: The Apothecary’s Curse, by Barbara Barnett
  • Best Fiction Children’s: Something’s Tuggin on my Claw, by Janice Petri

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Silver Falchion Nominees

The Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award honors superlative books by authors. Winners will be announced at the 2017 Killer Nashville Guest of Honor Dinner and Awards Banquet. Anyone can vote for the awards. Categories of genre interest are listed below.

Best Fantasy/SciFi

  • The Apothecary’s Curse, by Barbara Barnett
  • Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen, by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The Phoenix Descent, by Chuck Grossart
  • A Murder in Time, by Julie McElwain
  • The City of Seven Gods, by Andrew Peters
  • Shamar, by Lydia Staggs
  • The Delphi Effect, by Rysa Walker

Best Horror

  • Awakening, by Eric Gardner
  • Defiance, by Eric Gardner
  • The Crandall Haunting, by A.H. Gilbert
  • The Blackening of Flesh, by Christian Larsen

Best Fiction – Children

  • Balto of the Blue Dawn, by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Something’s Tuggin on my Claw, by Janice Petrie
  • Pugs of the Frozen North, by Philip Reeve
  • The Evil Wizard Smallbone, by Delia Sherman

Best Fiction – Tween/Young Adult

  • Useless Bay, by M.J. Beaufrand
  • Weregirl, by C.D. Bell
  • Trapped, by P.A. DeVoe
  • The Door That Led to Where, by Sally Gardner
  • The Lost Property Office, by James Hanibal
  • The Dagger’s Curse, by Wendy H. Jones
  • Dream Crimes, by Gabriela Naumnik
  • Dr. Fell and the Playground of Doom, by David Neilsen
  • Train to Glory, by Lisa Potocar
  • Color Blind, by Sheila Sobel

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