2016 Agatha & Lefty Award Winners

2016 Agatha & Lefty Award Winners

Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! First, congrats to our MWA Grand Masters Ellen Hart (FEVER IN THE DARK/The Jane Lawless Mysteries, Minotaur Books) and Max Allan Collins (BETTER DEAD, Forge Books), who were officially announced as part of the 2017 Edgar Award winners! Congratulations to our 2016 Agatha Award winners Best Contemporary Novel: A GREAT RECKONING by Louise […]

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Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Mystery Awards News & a Cozy Sampler!

Happy #ThrillerThursday, lovely librarians. We have SO MUCH great mystery awards news for you, with our nominees for the 2017 Edgar Awards, the 2016 Agatha Awards, and the 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards, plus a special CWA Diamond Dagger honoree! 2017 Edgar Award nominees (full list) — honoring the best in mystery Best Fact […]

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The 2012 Shamus Award Nominees!

The 2012 Shamus Award Nominees!

pwa logoThe Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) shortlisted two excellent Minotaur mysteries and a great Forge mystery for the 2012 Shamus Award for Best PI Hardcover! See our nominees below:

BYE BYE, BABY
by Max Allan Collins

THE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE DETECTIVE CROSSES THE LINE 
by Richard Yancey

A BAD NIGHT’S SLEEP 
by Michael Wiley

Michael Wiley is a previous Shamus Award finalist for his first novel, THE LAST STRIPTEASE. Sign up for CriminalElement.com to read excerpts from A BAD NIGHT'S SLEEP and BYE BYE, BABY. You'll also get access to a lot of exciting material for mystery lovers!

bc 2012See all of the 2012 nominees here!

The winner will be announced on October 5th, 2012 during the PWA banquet at Bouchercon in Cleveland, Ohio.

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