McCormick BarkleySoundsSecrets

Jonathan McCormick, Barkley Sound Secrets, Kindle

Port Alberni is a Vancouver Island mill town where a cocaine cartel is investigated by three female RCMP Mounties.

Berryman NightNurse

Tony Berryman, The Night Nurse - a massage therapy thriller, Twintree Books

What would you risk to save a friend? A massage therapist obsessed by patterns must use his condition to stop a deadly nurse.

Cassidy LongRevenge

Linda Cassidy, The Long Revenge, Anchusa Books

In this fast-paced mystery thriller, sexual betrayal alienates two sisters until the murder of a drug lord and the kidnapping of a child become tools for revenge.

Paris OneSweetRide

Paris, Richard,  One Sweet Ride, Amazon Kindle Direct

A quirky, hard-driving, twisty mix of action, explosive-violence, dark humour and eccentric characters. Time to BUCKLE UP!

Kingsmill AwanLake

Peter Kingsmill, The Awan Lake Experiment, Peter Kingsmill

When the rich and powerful mix conspiracy theories with greed, even a peaceful village by a lake becomes a target for terror.

Skaff DeathbyAssociation

Madona Skaff-Koren, Death by Association, Rennaissance Press

Naya, recently disabled by MS, is again drawn into the world of sleuthing. This time it’s a case of a brutal triple murder.

Devlin RollingThunder

 A.J. Devlin, Rolling Thunder, NeWest Press

"Hammerhead" Jed Ounstead returns and takes a case that brings him into the world of women's flat track roller derby.

Penz Sheluk Heartbreaks

Judy Penz Sheluk, Heartbreaks & Half-truths, Superior Shores Press

Behind every broken heart lies a half-truth. And behind every half-truth lies a secret.

McKinnon SisterDear

Hannah Mary McKinnon, Sister Dear, MIRA (Harlequin)

Beauty. Wealth. Success. She’s got it all. And it all should’ve been mine.

Ace CorpsewithCrystalSkull

Cathy Ace, The Corpse with the Crystal Skull, Four Tails Publishing Ltd.

Cait Morgan's in Jamaica, facing an impossible locked-room murder, a treasure hunt, and deadly secret-service shenanigans.

Bator DeadWithoutShame

Diane Bator, Dead Without Shame, BWL Publishing Ltd.

A robbery and murder at a local shop keeps Gilda Wright glancing over her shoulder while she hunts for a killer.

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2014 Winners

 2014 Arthur Ellis Awards Winners

 

 

And the winner is...

Best Novel
Seán Haldane, The Devil’s Making, Stone Flower Press

Best First Novel
J. Kent Messum, Bait, Penguin Canada

Best Novella
Melodie Campbell, The Goddaughter’s Revenge, Orca Books

Best Short Story
Twist Phelan, Footprints in Water, Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Best Book in French
Maureen MartineauL’enfant promis, La courte échelle

Best Juvenile/YA
Elizabeth MacLeod, Bones Never Lie, Annick Press

Best Unpublished First Novel (Unhanged Arthur)
Rachel Greenaway, Cold Girl

Find out more about these books in the CCC Shortlist Special

This is the inaugural year of the CWC Grand Master Award, intended to recognize Canadian crime writers who have a substantial body of work that has garnered national and international recognition.

This year’s winner of the CWC Grand Master Award is Howard Engel, the author of the award winning Benny Cooperman detective series. A mainstay of the Canadian crime writing scene for many years, Mr. Engel helped put Canadian crime writing on the map at a time when few mysteries were set in this country.

 

 
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Guidelines are available in the AWARDS section of this website.
 
 
 

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