2015 Shamus Award Finalists Jun05

2015 Shamus Award Finalists

The Private Eye Writers of America have announced the finalists for the 2015 Shamus Awards. BEST HARDCOVER P.I. NOVEL THE HOLLOW GIRL by Reed Farrel Coleman THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith TOYKO KILL by Barry Lancet HOUNDED by David Rosenfelt PETER PAN MUST DIE by John Verdon BEST FIRST P.I. NOVEL INVISIBLE CITY by Julia Dahl BAD COUNTRY by C.B. McKenzie LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS by Sam Wiebe WINK OF AN EYE by Lynn Chandler Willis CITY OF BRICK AND SHADOW by Tim Wirkus BEST ORIGINAL PAPERBACK P.I. NOVEL THE DETECTIVE AND THE PIPE GIRL by Michael Craven BEAUTY WITH A BOMB by M.C.Grant CRITICAL DAMAGE by Robert K. Lewis STREET JUSTICE by Kris...

2014 Shamus Award winners Nov15

2014 Shamus Award winners

Last night, at Boucheron, the Private Eye Writers of America handed out the 2014 Shamus awards   Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: THE GOOD COP, by Brad Parks (Minotaur) Other nominees LITTLE ELVISES, by Timothy Hallinan (Soho Crime) THE MOJITO COAST, by Richard Helms (Five Star) W IS FOR WASTED, by Sue Grafton (Marian Wood/Putnam) NEMESIS, by Bill Pronzini (Forge) Best First P.I. Novel: BEAR IS BROKEN, by Lachlan Smith (Mysterious Press) Other nominees A GOOD DEATH, by Christopher R. Cox (Minotaur) MONTANA, by Gwen Florio (Permanent Press) BLOOD ORANGE, by Karen Keskinen (Minotaur) LOYALTY, by Ingrid Thoft (Putnam) Best Original Paperback...

Nominees for 2014 Shamus Awards Sep29

Nominees for 2014 Shamus Awards

The Private Eye Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2014 Shamus Awards. Winners will be named during a banquet at Bouchercon in Long Beach, California, on Friday, November 14. Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: LITTLE ELVISES, by Timothy Hallinan (Soho Crime) THE MOJITO COAST, by Richard Helms (Five Star) W IS FOR WASTED, by Sue Grafton (Marian Wood/Putnam) THE GOOD COP, by Brad Parks (Minotaur) NEMESIS, by Bill Pronzini (Forge) Best First P.I. Novel: A GOOD DEATH, by Christopher R. Cox (Minotaur) MONTANA, by Gwen Florio (Permanent Press) BLOOD ORANGE, by Karen Keskinen (Minotaur) BEAR IS BROKEN, by Lachlan Smith (Mysterious Press)...

Nominees for 2014 Shamus Awards Jun11

Nominees for 2014 Shamus Awards

The Private Eye Writers of America have announced the finalists for the 2014 Shamus Awards. BEST HARDCOVER P.I. NOVEL Little Elvises by Timothy Hallinan The Mojito Coast by Richard Helms W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton The Good Cop by Brad Parks Nemesis by Bill Pronzini BEST FIRST P.I. NOVEL A Good Death by Christopher R. Cox Montana by Gwen Florio Blood Orange by Karen Keskinen Bear is Broken by Lachlan Smith Loyalty by Ingrid Thoft BEST ORIGINAL PAPERBACK P.I. NOVEL Seduction of the Innocent by Max Allan Collins Into the Dark by Alison Gaylin Purgatory Key by Darrell James Heart of Ice by P.J. Parrish The Honky Tonk Big Hoss Boogie by...

2013 Shamus Award winners Sep20

2013 Shamus Award winners

A short while ago, The Private Eye Writers of America presented the 2013 Shamus Awards at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon in Albany, New York, Best Hardcover P.I. Novel: TAKEN, by Robert Crais (Putnam) Other nominees: ROBERT B. PARKER’S LULLABY, by Ace Atkins (Putnam) HUNTING ROSE, by Jack Fredrickson (Minotaur) BLUES IN THE NIGHT, by Dick Lochte (Severn House) THE OTHER WOMAN, by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge) Best First P.I. Novel BLACK FRIDAYS, by Michael Sears (Putnam) Other nominees: HUSH MONEY, by Chuck Greaves (Minotaur) MURDER UNSCRIPTED, by Clive Rosengren (Perfect Crime) RACING SWEETIE THE DEVIL, by Jaden Terrell (Permanent Press) THE...