|"Murder in the North Country"|
|Date||October 9, 1987|
|Hosted by||Steven A. Stilwell & Becky A. Reineke|
Bouchercon is an annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986. This page details Bouchercon XVIII and the 2nd Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Guest of Honor — Lawrence Block
- Fan Guest of Honor — John Nieminski (posthumously)
- Toastmasters — Mary S. Craig & Max Allan Collins
The following list details the awards distributed at the second annual Anthony Awards ceremony.
- Lawrence Block, When the Sacred Ginmill Closes
- John Lutz, Tropical Heat
- Nancy Pickard, No Body
- Jonathan Valin, Life's Work
First novel award
- Joan Hess, Strangled Prose
- Faye Kellerman, The Ritual Bath
- Joseph Koenig, Floater
- Mike Lupica, Dead Air
Paperback original award
- Lilian Jackson Braun, The Cat Who Saw Red
- J.A. Jance, Trial By Fury
- Rob Kantner, The Back-Door Man
- Warren Murphy, Trace: Too Old a Cat
Short story award
- Sue Grafton, "The Parker Shotgun", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
- Wayne D. Dundee, "Body Count", from Mean streets: The Second Private Eye Writers of America Anthology
- Clark Howard, "Scalplock", from Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine July 1986
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