White DarkBones

Loreth Anne White, The Dark Bones, Montlake

She’s come back to solve the mystery of her father’s death and confront her own dark past.

Chatterson SimplytheBest

Delvin Chatterson, Simply the Best, Tellwell Talent

It may be simple, it’s never easy. Dale Hunter is back in business, but so is Gino Boncanno.

Tremain LightningStrike

Jamie Tremain, Lightning Strike, Black Opal Books

Family Secrets - Fatal Consequences

Dube Epidemic

Marcelle Dubé, Epidemic: An A'lle Chronicles Mystery, Falcon Ridge Publishing

In 1912, Investigator Constance A’lle navigates the fraught relationship between humans and A’lle while hunting killers.

Kingsmill NobodyDrowned

Peter Kingsmill, Nobody Drowned, Peter Kingsmill

Nobody Drowned is the second Frank Anderson novel in the Awan Lake series, by Canadian author Peter Kingsmill.

Bator AllThatSparkles

Diane Bator, All That Sparkles, Books We Love Ltd

What do a trunk full of vintage clothes, a handsome land developer, and a fifty year old diamond heist have in common

Poulsen NoneSoDeadly

David A. Poulsen, None So Deadly, Dundurn Press

Two cases. Two kids. One a victim, one a suspect. Cullen and Cobb face tough decisions—and the greatest danger of their lives.

Kellough UntowardAssassin

Janet Kellough, The Untoward Assassin, Janet Kellough

Someone is trying to kill preacher Thaddeus Lewis. Is an old case coming back to haunt him?

Howell OnlyPrettyDamned

Niall Howell, Only Pretty Damned, NeWest Press

Toby is a disgruntled circus clown who can't get his hard-boiled past to leave him the hell alone.

Ogilvie Hound

Ken Ogilvie, Hound, Joffe Books

Do you love mysteries with intricate plots and new locations? Meet Detective Rebecca Bradley as she faces an escaped serial killer whose next target IS THE POLICEWOMAN HERSELF.

Wesstermann AnExcuseforMurder

Vanessa Westermann, An Excuse For Murder, The Wild Rose Press

She died on his watch - now he’d take his revenge.

Arnold ShadesofJustice

Carolyn Arnold, Shades of Justice, Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.

Detective Knight has risked her badge—and her life—in the pursuit of justice before, and she just might need to do so again.

2017 Winners

Crime Writers of Canada presents the

2017 Arthur Ellis Awards for

Excellence in Canadian Crime Writing

Winners

 

Best Novel

Donna Morrissey, The Fortunate Brother, Viking Canada

 Best First Novel sponsored by Rakuten Kobo

Elle Wild, Strange Things Done, Dundurn Press

 Best Novella The Lou Allin Memorial Award

Rick Blechta, Rundown, Orca Book Publishers

 Best Short Story

Susan Daly, A Death at the ParsonageThe Whole She-Bang 3, Toronto Sisters in Crime

 Best Book in French

Marie-Ève Bourassa, Red Light: Adieu, Mignonne, Groupe Ville-Marie Littérature, vlb éditions

 Best Juvenile/YA Book

Gordon Korman, Masterminds: Criminal Destiny, Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.

 Best Nonfiction Book

Jeremy Grimaldi, A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story, Dundurn Press

 

Unhanged Arthur for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel sponsored by Dundurn Press

S.J. Jennings, The Golkonda Project

 

Check out the 2017 Gala Photo Album on Facebook

 

The winners of the 2017 Arthur Ellis Awards were announced at the Arthur Ellis Awards Gala at the Arts & Letters Club, Toronto on May 25th 2017.


For details of the shortlisted works: click here

For details of the Awards Gala: click here

 

dundurn_full_logo_black

Kobo Open Up 
shrig_batt_logo

 

Guidelines are available in the AWARDS section of this website.
 
 
 

Books by Members