A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
6/2/2012 Ferris wins the Bony Blithe
June 2, 2012. The Bloody Words Conference in Canada decided to give out a prize for the best traditional mystery of the year, "books that make us smile." The first Bony Blithe Award was announced on this day and it went to Gloria Ferris for Cheat The Hangman.