International Horror Guild (IHG) Awards: Best Novel
The International Horror Guild (originally the International Horror Critics Guild) was created in 1995 as a way to recognize the achievements of those who create in the field of Horror and Dark Fantasy.
The IHG Awards are announced annually during a special presentation at a convention or other event, such as the World Fantasy Convention.
The award is given for works from the preceding year (i.e. The 2005 award is given in 2006.)