2017 PWA Shamus Award Winners Announced

The Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) has announced the winners for the 2017 Shamus Awards as follows:

Best Private Eye Novel: WHERE IT HURTS, by Reed Farrel Coleman (Putnam), featuring Gus Murphy

Best Original Private Eye Paperback: THE PERPLEXING THEFT OF THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN, by Vaseem Khan (Red Hook Books), featuring Baby Ganesh Agency

Best First Private Eye Novel: IQ, by Joe Ide (Little, Brown), introducing Isaiah Quintabe

Best Private Eye Short Story: “A Battlefield Reunion,” by Brendan DuBois (Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, June 2016), featuring Billy Sullivan

The winners were announced in the Fall issue of the PWA newsletter, since the PWA Shamus Award Banquet has been canceled.