The 2019 Shamus Awards

From the Private Eye Writers of America

The finalists for the 2019 Shamus Awards, for works published in 2018, were announced at the PWA Banquet at Bouchercon, in Dallas on November 1, 2019. Winners are in brown. The results are as follows…

BEST PI HARDCOVER

BEST FIRST PI NOVEL

BEST PI PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

BEST PI SHORT STORY

  • “Chin Yong-Yun Helps a Fool” by S.J. Rozan (September-October 2018, EQMM; Chin Yong-Yun)
  • “Fear of the Secular” by Mitch Alderman (AHMM; Bubba Simms)
  • “Three-Star Sushi” by Barry Lancet (March 2018, Down & Out Magazine; Jim Brodie)
  • “The Big Creep” by Elizabeth McKenzie (Santa Cruz Noir; nameless)
  • “Game” by Twist Phelan (September-October 2018, EQMM; Finn Teller)

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List respectfully compiled by Kevin Burton Smith. Thanks to Gay  Kinman for her help with this one.  PWA Logo by Terry Beatty (copyright 2005).

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