2016 Lambda Literary Award winners in the Mystery Categories

The winners of the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) were announced last night in a gala ceremony hosted by comedienne Kate Clinton at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Obviously, our interest is limited to a pair of categories and here are the winners for Best Lesbian Mystery and Best Gay Mystery.

Lesbian Mystery
TIE between
Ordinary Mayhem, Victoria Brownworth, Bold Strokes Books
Tarnished Gold, Ann Aptaker, Bold Strokes Books

Other nominees:
The Grave Soul, Ellen Hart, Minotaur Books
Illicit Artifacts, Stevie Mikayne, Bold Strokes Books
No Good Reason, Cari Hunter, Bold Strokes Books
The Red Files, Lee Winter, Ylva Publishing
Relatively Rainey, R.E. Bradshaw, R.E. Bradshaw Books
The Tattered Heiress: Volume Two of the Charlotte Olmes Mystery Series, Debra Hyde, Riverdale Avenue Books

Gay Mystery
Boystown 7: Bloodlines, Marshall Thornton, Kenmore Books

Other nominees:
After the Horses, Jeffrey Round, Dundurn
The Boys from Eighth and Carpenter, Tom Mendicino, Kensington Publishing
Cheap as Beasts, Jon Wilson, Bold Strokes Books
Introducing Sunfish & Starfish: Tropical Drag Queen Detectives, Wallace Godfrey, Strand Hill Books
Murder and Mayhem, Rhys Ford, Dreamspinner Press
Orient, Christopher Bollen, Harper
The Swede, Robert Karjel, Harper
– See more at: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/news/03/08/28th-annual-lambda-literary-award-finalists-announced/#sthash.GVJYVKTk.dpuf