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Posts Tagged ‘2018 Shamus Award Nominees’

Private Eye Writers of America: 2018 Shamus Award Nominees

Posted by Writing PIs on May 27, 2018

 

For works published in 2017. Winners will be announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon. (Nominees listed below in alphabetical order by author.)

Best Original Private Eye Paperback 

Play a Cold Hand by Terence Faherty

The Strange Disappearance of a Bollywood Star by Vaseem Khan

Dames Fight Harder by M. Ruth Myers

The Painted Gun by Bradley Spinelli

Lights Out Summer by Rich Zahradnik

Best First Private Eye Novel

Under Water by Casey Barrett

A Negro and an Ofay by Danny Gardner

Gone to Dust by Matt Goldman

August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones

The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka

Best P.I. Short Story

Eric Beetner, “Out of Business,” in Down & Out, The Magazine Vol 1/ Issue 1, edited by Rick Ollerman

Reed Farrel Coleman, “Breakage,” in Down & Out, The Magazine Vol 1/ Issue 1, edited by Rick Ollerman

Brendan Dubois, “Random,” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Jan/Feb

Robert S. Levinson, “Rosalie Marx is Missing,” in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, May/June

Paul D. Marks, “Windward,” in Coast to Coast: Private Eyes from Sea to Shining Sea, edited by Andrew McAleer and Paul D. Marks

Best Private Eye Novel 

Dark Water by Parker Bilal

Blood Truth by Matt Coyle

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton

The Room of White Fire by T. Jefferson Parker

Monument Road by Michael Wiley

 

2018 SHAMUS Awards Committees

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

BEST P.I. SHORT STORY COMMITTEE

Linda Sands, Chair, Julie Parkinson, Andrew Welsh-Huggins

BEST FIRST P.I. NOVEL COMMITTEE

Corey Lynn Fayman, Chair, David Housewright, Clive Rosengren

BEST P.I. NOVEL COMMITTEE

Billy Kring, Chair, Jake Needham, Christa Selnick

BEST ORIGINAL P.I. PAPERBACK COMMITTEE

Colleen Collins, Chair, Paul McGoran. April Kelly

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