3 May 2008

Even more awards..

2008 Arthur Ellis Awards (Crime Writers of Canada) shortlist for the best in Canadian crime writing

Best Novel:
Linwood Barclay, No Time for Goodbye (Bantam)
Terry Carroll, Snow Candy (Mercury Press)
Maureen Jennings, A Journeyman to Grief (McClelland & Stewart)
Louise Penny, The Cruellest Month (McArthur & Company)
Jon Redfern, Trumpets Sound No More (RendezVous Crime/Napoleon & Company)

Best Short Story:
Vicki Cameron, "Eight Lords A'Leaping" in Locked Up (Deadlock Press)
Maureen Jennings, "Wreckwood" in Blood on the Holly (Baskerville Books)
D.J. McIntosh, "The Hounds of Winter" in Blood on the Holly (Baskerville Books)
Rick Mofina, "As Long as We Both Shall Live" in Blood on the Holly (Baskerville Books)
Leslie Watts, "Turners" in Kingston Whig-Standard (July 7, 2007)

Best Juvenile:
Anita Daher, Racing for Diamonds (Orca)
Anita Daher, Spider's Song (Puffin Canada)
Vicki Grant, I.D. (Orca)
Shane Peacock, Eye of the Crow (Tundra)
Drew Hayden Taylor, The Night Wanderer (Annick Press)

Best First Novel:
Claire Cameron, The Line Painter (HarperCollins)
Sean Chercover, Big City, Bad Blood (William Morrow/HarperCollins)
Liam Durcan, GarcĂ­a¹s Heart (McClelland & Stewart)
Susan Parisi, Blood of Dreams (Penguin Australia)
Sharon Rowse, The Silk Train Murder (Carroll & Graf)
Marc Strange, Sucker Punch (Castle Street Mysteries/Dundurn)

Winners will be announced June 5th in Toronto. The awards are open to any writer living in Canada, regardless of nationality, and to Canadian writers living outside Canada.

Edgar Awards for 2008

Best Novel

DOWN RIVER by John Hart (St. Martin's Minotaur)

Best First Novel

IN THE WOODS by Tana French (Viking) - see a note below on awards she has pick ed up so far for this book.

Best Paperback Original

QUEENPIN by Megan Abbott (Simon & Schuster)

Cartier Diamond Dagger

Sue Grafton will be awarded the twenty-third Cartier Diamond Dagger for sustained excellence in the genre of crime writing at a dinner in London on May 7th.

Tana French's awards for IN THE WOODS

1 comment:

Kerrie said...

Some more info about the ITV3 awards at


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