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Shamus Award Nominees Announced

Shamus Award Nominees 2016The Shamus Award is given annually by the Private Eye Writers of America(PWA) to honor excellent work in the Private Eye genre. The awards will be presented at the PWA banquet, to be held on Friday, 16th September 2016, in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. The Eye Award is given for Lifetime Achievement. The Hammer Award is given for Best P.I. Series Character.

Nominees announced in five categories are as follows:

The 2016 Shamus Award Nominations

BEST PRIVATE EYE NOVEL
The Promise by Robert Crais (Elvis Cole & Joe Pike)
Dance of the Bones by J.A. Jance (Brandon Walker)
Gumshoe by Robert Leininger (Mortimer Angel)
Brush Back by Sara Paretsky (V.I. Warshawski)
Brutality by Ingrid Thofts (Fina Ludlow)
BEST FIRST PRIVATE EYE NOVEL
The Red Storm by Grant Bywaters (William Fletcher)
Night Tremors by Matt Coyle (Rick Cahill)
Trouble in Rooster Paradise by T.W. Emory (Gunnar Nilson)
Depth by Lev Ac Rosen (Simone Pierce)
The Do-Right by Lisa Sandlin (Delphia Wade & Tom Phelan)
BEST ORIGINAL PRIVATE EYE PAPERBACK
Circling the Runway by J.L. Abramo (Jake Diamond)
The Long Cold by O’Neil De Noux (Dino LaStanza)
Split to Splinters by Max Everhart (Eli Sharpe)
The Man in the Window by Dana King (Nick Forte)
Red Desert by Clive Rosengren (Eddie Collins)
BEST PRIVATE EYE SHORT STORY
The Runaway Girl from Portland, Oregon by C.B. Forrest (October 2015, AHMM; Ray)
The Sleep of Death by David Edgerley Gates (December 2016, AHMM; Placido Geist)
The Dead Client by Parnell Hall (Dark City Lights: New York Stories; Stanley Hastings)
The Dead Detective by Robert S. Levinson (Coast to Coast: Murder from Sea to Shining Sea)
The Continental Opposite by Evan Lewis(May 2015, AHMM; Peter Collins)

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