Ross BonitaPalms

Hal Ross, Bonita Palms, TitleTown

Continuing the story of the eponymous anti-hero introduced in THE INTROVERT.

Martin FireFogWater

Mike Martin, Fire, Fog and Water, Ottawa Press and Publishing

Book 8 in the award-winning Sgt. Windflower Mystery series. Cool, clean, Canadian crime fiction set in beautiful Newfoundland.

Arnold ExerciseisMurder

Carolyn Arnold, Exercise is Murder, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

A posh dinner at a charming country house goes very wrong when an historic treasure is stolen and a waiter is murdered.

Duncan RememberingtheDead

Elizabeth J. Duncan, Remembering the Dead, Crooked Lane Books

A posh dinner at a charming country house goes very wrong when an historic treasure is stolen and a waiter is murdered.

Cranidge ChristmasonUnionStreet

Kathleen Cranidge, Christmas on Union Street, White Bird Publications, LLC

Underneath a blizzard and an old-fashioned Christmas...there's an unsolved mystery.

deNikolits OccultPersuasion

Lisa de Nikolits, The Occult Persuasion and the Anarchist's Solution, Inanna Publications

Christopher Moore meets Quentin Tarantino meets Gillian Flynn in this exhilarating suspense thriller that will enthral, delight and keep you guessing until the last page.

Chatterson MergerManiac

Delvin Chatterson, Merger Maniac, Tellwell Talent

The Montreal Mafia is pushing Dale Hunter to join their money laundering schemes, but some offers just have to be refused.

Michaud IntrovertConfounds

Michael Paul Michaud, The Introvert Confounds Innocence, Black Opal Books

Continuing the story of the eponymous anti-hero introduced in THE INTROVERT.

Petru WidowLindsay

Maggie Petru, The Widow Lindsay, Sun Dragon Press

Jacob Lindsay will do anything to keep his newly discovered sister-in-law's hands off the family farm.

Mesdames Keyof13

Mesdames of Mayhem, In the Key of 13, Carrick Publishing

The Mesdames of Mayhem's new anthology of music and murder. Their 4th book!

Campbell CrimeClub

Melodie Campbell, Crime Club, Orca Book Publishers

Penny loves dogs, but why did her big mutt have to dig up a human bone in the backyard? A case for the Crime Club!

Swailes NothingtoChance

Mark D. Swailes, Nothing to Chance, Amazon

When the lives of several people intertwine during a deadly bank robbery, no one is immune to the turbulent turns of fate.

Butler InRhinoWeTrust

Dave Butler, In Rhino We Trust, Dundurn Press

Jenny Willson investigates rhino poaching in Namibia, and finds herself in the cross-hairs of an international crime ring.

Gates ReadandBuriedEva Gates, Read and Buried, Crooked Lane Books

Librarian Lucy Richardson unearths a mysterious map dating back to the Civil War.

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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