Thursday, October 28, 2004

2004 Shamus Award Winners

Late news, I know, but in case you missed it...

Here are the winners of the 2004 Shamus Awards, given out by the Private Eye Writers of America at Bouchercon earlier this month.

  • Best Novel: Ken Bruen - The Guards

  • Best First Novel: Peter Spiegelman - Black Maps

  • Best Short Story: Loren D. Estleman - Lady on Ice (in A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime, ed. Jeffery Deaver)

  • Best Paperback Original: Andy Straka - Cold Quarry

  • Eye Award for Lifetime Achievement: Donald E. Westlake

  • PWA/St. Martin's Press Best First Private Eye Novel: Michael Kronenwetter - First Kill

  • Congrats to all the winners and nominees!