The Shortlist for 2015 Bony Blithe Award

The shortlist has been announced for the 2015 Bony Blithe Award

The Bloody Words Light Mystery Award is an annual juried literary prize, presented at the Bloody Words Mystery Conference for a “book that makes us smile.” The book can be a print or an e-book, submitted by the publisher or the author, published in the previous year. The 2015 award is open to books published between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Self-published books are included. All novels must be a minimum of 60,000 words. The author must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. No YA or noir.

THE CORPSE WITH THE PLATINUM HAIR by Cathy Ace (Touchwood Editions)

MANY UNPLEASANT RETURNS by Judith Alguire (Signature Editions)

SEEING THE LIGHT by E.C. Bell (Tyche Books)

NIGHT OF THE LIVING THREAD by Janet Bolin (Berkley Prime Crime)

THE RESURRECTION OF MARY MABEL MCTAVISH by Allan Stratton (Dundurn Press)

The award will be presented at the Bony Blithe Light Mystery Award Bash on Friday, May 29, at The Hot House Restaurant & Bar, 35 Church St., Toronto (Church at Front). The festivities start at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Room.

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