Congrats to Victoria Abbott (the amazing writing team of mom Mary Jane Maffini and daughter Victoria Maffini) who won the 2016 Bony Blithe Light Mystery Award for The Marsh Madness, published by Berkley Prime Crime.

Here they are, with the nominees:

Congratulations to the five finalists

for the 2016 award:

Victoria Abbott, The Marsh Madness (Berkley Prime Crime)
Elizabeth J. Duncan, Untimely Death (Crooked Lane Books)
Eva Gates, Booked for Trouble (NAL)
Victoria Hamilton, White Colander Crime (Berkley Prime Crime)
Alexis Koetting, Encore (Five Star)

See you next year!