2019 Shamus Award Nominee Announced

The Private Eye Writers of America (PWA) has announced the nominees for the
2019 Shamus Awards as follows:

Best Private Eye Novel:
Wrong Light, by Matt Coyle (Oceanview)
What You Want to See, by Kristen Lepionka (Minotaur)
The Widows of Malabar Hill, by Sujata Massey (Soho Crime)
Baby’s First Felony, by John Straley (Soho Crime)
Cut You Down, by Sam Wiebe (Quercus)

Best First Private Eye Novel:
The Best Bad Things, by Katrina Carrasco (MCD/Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Broken Places, by Tracy Clark (Kensington)
Last Looks, by Howard Michael Gould (Dutton)
What Doesn’t Kill You, by Aimee Hix (Midnight Ink)
Only to Sleep, by Lawrence Osborne (Hogarth)※早川書房より刊行予定

Best Original Private Eye Paperback:
She Talks to Angels, by James D.F. Hannah (Hannah)
No Quarter, by John Jantunen (ECW Press)
Shark Bait, by Paul Kemprecos (Suspense Publishing)
Second Story Man, by Charles Salzberg (Down & Out)
The Questionable Behavior of Dahlia Moss, by Max Wirestone (Redhook)

Best Private Eye Short Story:
“Fear of the Secular,” by Mitch Alderman (Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, November/December 2018)
“Three-Star Sushi,” by Barry Lancet (Down & Out Magazine, Vol. 1, Issue 3)
“The Big Creep,” by Elizabeth McKenzie (from Santa Cruz Noir, edited by
Susie Bright; Akashic)
“Game,” by Twist Phelan (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, September/October
“Chin Yong-Yun Helps a Fool,” by S.J. Rozan (Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, September/October 2018)

The winners will be announced on November 01 at the PWA Banquet during
Bouchercon to be held in Dallas, Texas.