2014 Arthur Ellis Awards Best Novel Longlist Apr11

2014 Arthur Ellis Awards Best Novel Longlist

The CWA (Crime Writers of Canada) have announced the longlist for the 2014 Arthur Ellis Best Novel award. WALLS OF A MIND by John Brooke (Signature Editions)  THE WOLVES OF ST. PETER’S by Gina Buonaguro and Janice Kirk (HarperCollins Canada)  THE DEVIL’S MAKING by Sean Haldane (Stone Flower Press)  PRESTO VARIATIONS by Lee Lamothe (Dundurn Press)  THE RAINY DAY KILLER by Michael McCann (Plaid Raccoon Press)  STRANGLEHOLD by Robert Rotenberg (Simon & Schuster Canada) MISS MONTREAL by Howard Shrier (Vintage Canada) THE GUILTY by Sean Slater (Simon & Schuster UK) AN INQUIRY INTO LOVE AND DEATH by Simone St. James (Penguin) THE DROWNED...

Nominees for the 2014 Thriller Awards Apr09

Nominees for the 2014 Thriller Awards

The International Thriller Writers have announced the nominees for the 2014 Thriller Awards. BEST HARDCOVER NOVEL Linda Castillo – HER LAST BREATH (Minotaur Books) Lee Child – NEVER GO BACK (Delacorte Press) Lisa Gardner – TOUCH AND GO (Dutton Adult) Stephen King – DOCTOR SLEEP (Scribner) Owen Laukkanen – CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE (Putnam Adult) Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child – WHITE FIRE (Grand Central Publishing) Andrew Pyper – THE DEMONOLOGIST (Simon & Schuster) BEST FIRST NOVEL Gwen Florio – MONTANA (Permanent Press) J.J. Hensley – RESOLVE (Permanent Press) Becky Masterman – RAGE AGAINST THE DYING (Minotaur Books) Jason Matthews – RED...

Nominees for 2014 Scribe Awards Apr08

Nominees for 2014 Scribe Awards

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers have announced the nominees for the 2014 Scribe Awards, recognizing excellence in the field of media tie-in writing: books based on movies, TV shows and games. The winners will be announced and awards presented in July at a ceremony and panel discussion at the San Diego Comic-Con. Best Adaptation (Novelization) MAN OF STEEL by Greg Cox PACIFIC RIM by Alex Irvine 47 RONIN by Joan D. Vinge Best General Novel (Original) MURDER SHE WROTE: CLOSE-UP ON MURDER by Donald Bain THE EXECUTIONER: SLEEPING DRAGONS by Michael A. Black MR. MONK HELPS HIMSELF by Hy Conrad LEVERAGE: THE BESTSELLER JOB by...

Winner of the 2014 Genre Fiction Category for Minnesota Book Awards Apr05

Winner of the 2014 Genre Fiction Category for Minn...

Tonight, The Friends of the St. Paul Public Library announced the winners for the 2012 Minnesota Book Awards. William Kent Krueger won the statue for Best Genre Fiction. TAMARACK COUNTY by William Kent Krueger (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster) Other finalists: THE BOOK OF KILLOWEEN by Erin Hart (Scribner/Simon & Schuster) THE COLD NOWHERE by Brian Freeman (Quercus) WOLVES by Cary J. Griffith (Adventure Publications) Huge kudos to Kent for this. After 13 books, the Cork series is as strong as...

2014 LEFT COAST CRIME AWARD Winners Mar23

2014 LEFT COAST CRIME AWARD Winners

Last night, at the Left Coast Crime Festival, the Left Coast Crime Awards were presented. The Lefty (Best humorous mystery novel)  Brad Parks, The Good Cop (Minotaur Books) Other nominees: Donna Andrews, The Hen of the Baskervilles (Minotaur Books) Timothy Hallinan, The Fame Thief (Soho Crime) Lisa Lutz, The Last Word (Simon & Schuster) Cindy Sample, Dying for a Daiquiri (Cindy Sample Books) The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award (Best mystery novel set before 1960) Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses (Minotaur Books) Other nominees: Rhys Bowen, Heirs and Graces (Berkley Prime Crime) Susan...

Zeltserman wins Ellery Queen Reader’s Choice Award Mar08

Zeltserman wins Ellery Queen Reader’s Choice...

The talented Dave Zeltserman has revealed he has snagged 1st place for the Ellery Queen Reader’s Choice award. The placing is as follows: 1st place — Archie Solves the Case by Dave Zeltserman 2nd place – Borrowed Time by Doug Allyn 3rd place — The Wickedest Town in the West by Marilyn Todd 4th place — Sob Sisters by Kris Nelscott 5th place — Jack and the Devil by David Dean 6th place — Cemetery Man by Bill Pronzini 7th place –The Care and Feeding of Houseplants by Art Taylor 8th place — In a Dark Manner by David Dean 9th place — Darkness in the City of Light by Hilary Davidson 10th...