Left Coast Crime has announced the nominees for the 2021 Lefty Awards as

Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel:
Ellen Byron, Murder in the Bayou Boneyard (Crooked Lane Books)
Jennifer J. Chow, Mimi Lee Gets a Clue (Berkley Prime Crime)
Carl Hiaasen, Squeeze Me (Alfred A. Knopf)
Cynthia Kuhn, The Study of Secrets (Henery Press)
J. Michael Orenduff, The Pot Thief Who Studied the Woman at Otowi Crossing
(Aakenbaaken & Kent)
Sung J. Woo, Skin Deep (Agora Books)

Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel (for books set before 1970):
Susanna Calkins, The Fate of a Flapper (Minotaur Books)
Dianne Freeman, A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Murder (Kensington Books)
Laurie R. King, Riviera Gold (Bantam Books)
Catriona McPherson, The Turning Tide (Quercus)
Ann Parker, Mortal Music (Poisoned Pen Press)
James W. Ziskin, Turn to Stone (Seventh Street Books)

Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel:
Daisy Bateman, Murder Goes to Market (Seventh Street Books)
Mary Keliikoa, Derailed (Camel Press)
Erica Ruth Neubauer, Murder at the Mena House (Kensington Books)
Richard Osman, The Thursday Murder Club (Viking)
Halley Sutton, The Lady Upstairs (Putnam)
David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Winter Counts (Ecco)

Lefty for Best Mystery Novel (not in other categories):
Tracy Clark, What You Don’t See (Kensington Books)
S.A. Cosby, Blacktop Wasteland (Flatiron Books)
Matt Coyle, Blind Vigil (Oceanview Publishing)
Rachel Howzell Hall, And Now She’s Gone (Forge)
Louise Penny, All the Devils Are Here (Minotaur Books)

“Because of the pandemic, the April 2021 Left Coast Crime convention was reschefuled for 2022,” but Lefty Coast Crime will be presenting these four Lefty Awards in 2021 online on April 10, 2021.