Saturday, January 16, 2016

Announcing the Lefty Awards Nominees!

Congratulations to the nominees for the Lefty Awards! Awards will be voted on by the attendees at Left Coast Crime 2016, The Great Cactus Caper, and awards will be handed out at the LCC banquet on Saturday, February 27.

We hope to see you all there!

The Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery Novel
  • Donna Andrews, Lord of the Wings (Minotaur Books)
  • Ellen Byron, Plantation Shudders (Crooked Lane Books)
  • Jess Lourey, February Fever (Midnight Ink)
  • Cindy Sample, Dying for a Donut (Cindy Sample Books)
  • Diane Vallere, Crushed Velvet (Berkley Prime Crime)
The Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel (Bruce Alexander Memorial)
  • Rhys Bowen, Malice at the Palace (Berkley Prime Crime)
  • Susanna Calkins, The Masque of a Murderer (Minotaur Books)
  • Heather Haven, The Chocolate Kiss-Off (Wives of Bath Press)
  • Jennifer Kincheloe, The Secret Life of Anna Blanc (Seventh Street Books)
  • Laurie R. King, Dreaming Spies (Bantam Books)
  • Susan Elia MacNeal, Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante (Bantam Books)

The Lefty Award for Best LCC Regional Mystery Novel
  •  Michael Connelly, The Crossing (Little, Brown and Company)
  • Matt Coyle, Night Tremors (Oceanview Publishing)
  • Robert Crais, The Promise (G.P. Putnam's Sons)
  • Gigi Pandian, The Accidental Alchemist (Midnight Ink)
  • Josh Stallings, Young Americans (Heist Publishing)
The Lefty Award for Best World Mystery Novel (outside LCC Region)
  • Lou Berney, The Long and Faraway Gone (William Morrow)
  • Lisa Brackmann, Dragon Day (Soho Crime)
  • Chris Holm, The Killing Kind (Mulholland Books)
  • Louise Penny, The Nature of the Beast (Minotaur Books)
  • James W. Ziskin, Stone Cold Dead (Seventh Street Books)

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations to all nominees! These are all a wonderful authors who tell delicious stories!