Awards & Winners

1986 Shamus Award

Check winners and nominations of 1986 Shamus Award. Check awards winners of 1986 Shamus Award. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

St. Martins’ Press/PWA Best First Private Eye Novel Contest

Les Roberts

Honored for : An Infinite Number of Monkeys
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Short Story

Loren D. Estleman

Honored for : Eight mile and Dequindre

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Nominee Nominated Work
Loren D. Estleman Eight mile and Dequindre
Linda Barnes Lucky Penny
Wayne D Dundee Shooting Match
Rob Kantner Perfect Pitch
Robert J Randisi The Snaphauncei
Shamus Award for Best Original P.I. Paperback

Earl Emerson

Honored for : Poverty Bay

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Nominee Nominated Work
Earl Emerson Poverty Bay
Earl Emerson The Rainy City
Douglas Heyes The Kill
Warren Murphy Trace 5
Philip Ross Blue Heron
THE EYE – Lifetime Achievement Award
Shamus Award for Best P. I. Hardcover Novel

Sue Grafton

Honored for : B Is for Burglar

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Nominee Nominated Work
Sue Grafton \"B\" Is for Burglar
Harold Adams
Doug Hornig Hardball
Robert B. Parker A Catskill Eagle
Bill Pronzini Bones
Shamus Award for Best First P. I. Novel

Wayne Warga

Honored for : Hardcover

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Nominee Nominated Work
Wayne Warga Hardcover
Edward Gorman New, Improved Murder
Dick Lochte Sleeping Dog
Benjamin Schutz EMBRACE THE WOLF
Andrew Vachss Flood