2019 Shamus Award Winners Announced

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

Best PI Novel: WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE, by Kristen Lepionka (Minotaur),
featuring Roxane Weary

Best First PI Novel: THE BEST BAD THINGS, by Katrina Carrasco (MDC/Farrar,
Straus and Giroux), introducing Alma Rosales

Best Original PI Paperback: THE QUESTIONABLE BEHAVIOR OF DAHLIA MOSS, by Max Wirestone (Redhook), featuring Dahlia Moss

Best PI Short Story: “Chin Yong-Yun Helps a Fool,” by S.J. Rozan (Ellery
Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Septembrer/October 2018), featuring Chin
Yong-Yun, mother of Lydia Chin

The winners were announced on November 01 at the PWA Banquet during
Bouchercon in Dallas, Texas.