Left Coast Crime Awards 2015

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This weekend in Portland, Oregon the 2015 Left Coast Crime Awards were given out.

Lefty Award for Most Humorous Mystery

  • Winner – Herbie’s Got Game by Timothy Hallinan
  • Nominated – The Good, The Bad and the Emus by Donna Andrews
  • Nominated – January Thaw by Jess Lourey
  • Nominated – Dying for a Dud by Cindy Sample
  • Nominated – Suede to Rest by Diane Vallere

Bruce Alexander Memorial Award for Historical Mystery, taking place prior to 1960

  • Winner – A Deadly Measure of Brimstone by Catriona McPherson
  • Nominated – Queen of Hearts by Rhys Bowen
  • Nominated – From the Charred Remains by Susanna Calkins
  • Nominated – City of Ghosts by Stanley Kelli
  • Nominated – Cup of Blood by Jeri Westeron

The Rose Award for Best Mystery set in the Left Coast Crime Region

  • Winner – Pirate Vishnu by Gigi Pandian
  • Nominated – One Kick by Chelsea Cain
  • Nominated – Glass Houses by Terry Nolan
  • Nominated – Deadly Bonds by L. J. Sellers
  • Nominated – Plaster City by Johnny Shaw

The Rosebud Award for Best Debut Mystery

  • Winner – The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
  • Nominated – Kilmoon by Lisa Alber
  • Nominated – Ice Shear by M. P. Cooley
  • Nominated – The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day
  • Nominated – Mistress of Fortune by Holly West

Congratulations to the winners and to the nominees! I’ve got lots of titles to add to my tbr list!

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