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Private Eye Writers of America 2016 Shamus Award Finalists

Posted by Writing PIs on June 9, 2016

PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF AMERICA SHAMUS AWARD NOMINEES 2016

(for works published in 2015)

The lists below are in alphabetical order by author. The winners will be announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon in New Orleans. Congratulations to all the nominees!

 

Best Original Private Eye Paperback  

CIRCLING THE RUNWAY by J.L. Abramo. Down & Out Books

THE LONG COLD by O’Neil De Noux. Big Kiss Productions

SPLIT TO SPLINTERS by Max Everhart. Camel Press

THE MAN IN THE WINDOW by Dana King. Independent

RED DESERT, Clive Rosengren by Moonshine Cove Publishing

 

Best First Private Eye Novel

THE RED STORM by Grant Bywaters. St. Martins/Minotaur

NIGHT TREMORS by Matt Coyle. Oceanview Publishing

TROUBLE IN ROOSTER PARADISE by T.W. Emory. Coffeetown Press

DEPTH by Lev Ac Rosen. Regan Arts

THE DO-RIGHT by Lisa Sandlin. Cinco Puntos Press

 

Best Private Eye Short Story

“The Runaway Girl from Portland, Oregon” by C.B. Forrest in  Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, October 2015

“The Sleep of Death” by David Edgerley Gates in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, December 2015

“The Dead Client” by Parnell Hall in  Dark City Lights: New York Stories (edited by Lawrence Block)

“The Dead Detective” by Robert S. Levinson in Coast to Coast: Murder from Sea to Shining Sea (edited by Andrew McAleer & Paul D. Marks)

“The Continental Opposite” by Evan Lewis in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, May 2015

 

Best Private Eye Novel

THE PROMISE by Robert Crais. G.P. Putnam’s Sons

DANCE OF THE BONES by J.A. Jance.  William Morris

GUMSHOE by Robert Leininger. Oceanview Publishing

BRUSH BACK by Sara Paretsky. G.P. Putnam’s Sons

BRUTALITY by Ingrid Thoft. G.P. Putnam’s Sons

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