The Anthony Award is a literary honor for outstanding mystery writers. The winners were announced on October 17 at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention.
2010 Anthony Award Nominations (winners are in bold):
- The Last Child by John Hart
- The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death: A Novel by Charlie Huston
- The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, translated by Reg Keeland
- The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny
- The Shanghai Moon by S.J. Rozan
Best First Novel
- The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
- Starvation Lake by Bryan Gruley
- A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield
- The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville
- In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff
Winners were also selected in the categories of Best Short Story, Best Paperback Original and Best Criticism.