Friday, April 23, 2010

Arthur Ellis Nominations Announced

Nominations for the 2010 Arthur Ellis Award , celebrating the best in Canadian crime fiction, were released yesterday evening by the the Crime Writers of Canada.

In the Best crime novel category, the nominees are:

Nominees for Best Non-fiction Crime Writing:

In the First Novel category, the nominees are:

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (Doubleday Canada)
The Cold Light of Mourning by Elizabeth J. Duncan (Minotaur)
The Weight of Stones by C.B. Forrest (RendezVous Crime)
A Magpie's Smile by Eugene Meese (NeWest Press)
Darkness at the Stroke of Noon by Dennis Richard Murphy (HarperCollins)

In the Juvenile category the shortlist includes:

Not Suitable for Family Viewing by Vicki Grant (HarperCollins)
The Uninvited by Tim Wynne-Jones (Candlewick)
Haunted by Barbara Haworth-Attard (HarperCollins)
Homicide Related by Norah McClintock (Red Deer Press)
The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur Slade (HarperCollins)

Nominations were also announced in the Best Crime Short Story category, Best Crime Book in the French language, Best unpublished first crime novel (aka The Unhanged Arthur). News courtesy of the CBC ...

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