Boston College alumna Erin Dionne’s Boston-based book for middle schoolers, Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking(Puffin, 2014), is a finalist for a Silver Falchion Award from Killer Nashville, an annual conference for mystery, thriller and suspense writers. The award honors the best books of the year in a variety of categories. Moxie is nominated in the Middle Grade category. Dionne’s book tells the story of Moxie Fleece and her attempt, along with best friend Ollie, to find art stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Moxie was also a nominee for a 2014 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile book by the Mystery Writers of America. Dionne’s latest book, Ollie and the Science of Treasure Hunting, continues Ollie’s story.