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Archive for the ‘2020 PWA Shamus Nominees’ Category

Private Eye Writers of America: 2020 Shamus Award Nominees

Posted by Writing PIs on June 3, 2020

2020 Shamus Award Nominees
(for private eye novels & short stories first published in the U.S. in 2019)

The lists below are in alphabetical order by author. Congratulations to all the nominees!

 

Best Original Private Eye Paperback

The Skin Game by JD Allen / Midnight Ink

Behind the Wall of Sleep by James DF Hannah / author

Paid in Spades by Richard Helms / Clay Stafford Books

Ration of Lies by M. Ruth Myers / author

The Bird Boys by Lisa Sandlin / Cinco Puntos Press

 

Best Private Eye Short Story

“The Smoking Bandit of Lakeside Terrace” by Chad Baker in EQMM May/June

“Sac-A-Lait Man” by O’Neil De Noux in EQMM Sept/Oct

“The Dunes of Saulkrasti” by William Burton McCormick in EQMM Sept/Oct

“The Fourteenth Floor” by Adam Meyer in Crime Travel anthology from Wildside Press

“Weathering the Storm” by Michael Pool in The Eyes of Texas anthology from Down & Out Books

 

 Best Private Eye Novel

The Tower of Songs by Casey Barrett / Kensington

Lost Tomorrows by Matt Coyle / Oceanview

The Shallows by Matt Goldman / Forge

Below the Line by Michael Gould / Dutton

Cold Way Home by Julia Keller / Minotaur

With many thanks to the judges:  John Wessel, John Hegenberger, Mark Keliikoa, Stephen Rogers, Michael Pool, Virginia Welker, Matt Coyle, Michael Bracken, Kristen Lepionka, Colleen Collins, Matt Goldman and Alan Orloff

Gay Toltl Kinman, Chair, Private Eye Writers of America Shamus Awards

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