Greenwood KillAsYouGo

Therese Greenwood, Kill As You Go, Coffin Hop Press

Fourteen stories that have a distinct Canadian flavour and delicate touches of darkness harkening back to the great pulp writers.

Penz Sheluk PastandPresent

Judy Penz Sheluk, Past & Present, Superior Shores Press

Sometimes the past reaches out to the present...

Calonego StrangerontheIce

Bernadette Calonego, The Stranger on the Ice, AmazonCrossing

A gripping mystery novel set in Canada`s Arctic. A dead girl, a mysterious explosion on the ice, dark secrets from the past.

Delany BlueWaterHues

Vicki Delany, Blue Water Hues, Orca Books

Paramedic Ashley Grant feels like a fish out of water in the Caribbean as she wonders if an exclusive resort has a dark side.

Whishaw SorrowfulSanctuary

Iona Whishaw, A Sorrowful Sanctuary, TouchWood Editions

When Lane Winslow finds a badly injured man in a rowboat, she gets a shocking reminder of the perils of the recent war.

McPherson GirlsWhisperedMurder

Lynn McPherson, The Girls Whispered Murder, Black Opal Books

It's 1954 in the cozy, New England town of Twin Oaks. Murder is on the menu. Can Izzy Walsh help find the culinary killer?

Bolton GoodbyeCruellerWorld

Ginger Bolton, Goodbye Cruller World, Kensington Publishing Corp.

Named after her beloved tabby, Deputy Donut, Emily Westhill's donut shop is doing so well, she's expanding into catering weddings. But a killer is about to crash the reception...

Hendley TheBoyontheBicycle

Nate Hendley, The Boy on the Bicycle, Five Rivers Publishing

A true, largely forgotten story involving a coerced confession, fumbled police investigation, a miscarriage of justice...

Wilkshire RememberTokyo

Nick Wilkshire, Remember Tokyo, Dundurn Press

In Tokyo, Charlie Hillier discovers that you can't always bank on the truth.

Yi DeathFlight

Melissa Yi, Death Flight, Windtree Press

A doctor trapped on a plane with a killer battles to save lives—and wonders if she herself might be the murderer.

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The Arthur Ellis Awards is open for Submissions

 
The 2019 Arthur Ellis Award Submission Rules are live on the website. There are new entry forms and a new address for submissions. If you are entering the Unhanged category, for authors who have never published a full-length novel, we recommend that entrants read the Style Guide before sending anything.
 
 
 
New Arthur Ellis Awards Manager
 
 CWC is happy to announce that Ludvica Boota is the Arthur Ellis Awards Manager (AEAM) for the 2019 Arthur Ellis Awards. Ludvica has been doing an exemplary job in the Assistant Executive Director (AED) position especially in helping expand CWC's social media presence and keeping our books in order. These tasks naturally overlap with the AEAM job...except that she'll also be managing a completely different set of books.
 
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