McPherson GirlsWeekendMurder

 

Lynn McPherson, The Girls' Weekend Murder, Black Opal Books

I had been taught that the language of friendship was founded in meaning, but sometimes words were hard to ignore--especially if they spelled murder...

White DrownedGirls

 

Loreth Anne White, The Drowned Girls, Montlake

When a rapist escalates to serial murder, a sex crimes detective takes a turn at homicide.

Sullivan Jaded

 

Colleen Baxter Sullivan, Jaded, Waldorf Publishing

As a sequel to Lil’s Way, Jaded takes you to a new level of intrigue and thrills. Delve into this world of deceit and family drama leading to murder. 

Doyle GhostsintheBrothel

 

Robert U. Doyle, Ghosts in the Brothel, APF Press

A sex worker murders a mob enforcer and escapes a Toronto brothel.Tara Street takes on the mob and ghosts in this cracker of a case.

Soosar PTA

 

Jennifer Soosar, Parent Teacher Association, Black Opal Books

A small town with a bad reputation. A troubled new teacher. An aggressive mother with a bizarre agenda. Welcome to Splinter Wood, Pennsylvania.

Poulson DeadAir

 

David A. Poulsen, Dead Air, Dundurn Press

Ex-cop turned private detective Mike and crime journalist Adam Cullen are hired to protect a right-wing radio personality.

Mercer JasperWild

 

George Mercer, Jasper Wild

Jasper Wild is the third story in the Dyed In The Green series about the challenges facing our country’s special places, and the people working tirelessly to protect these national treasures.

Guidoccio TooManyWomen

 

Joanne Guidoccio, Too Many Women in the Room, The Wild Rose Press

Eight women have eight different motives for killing a lecherous photographer. One woman seizes the opportunity and succeeds.

Farrow PerishtheDay

 

John Farrow, Perish the Day, St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books

Coming up against campus secrets after a series of murders, retired Sergeant-Detective Émile Cinq-Mars must uncover the links between disparate groups quickly before the next victim is selected for an elaborate initiation into death.

Duncan MurderisforKeeps

 

Elizabeth J. Duncan, Murder Is for Keeps, St. Martin's Press

Number 8 in the award-winning Penny Brannigan series set in North Wales.

Filteau Traces

 

Patricia Filteau, Traces, A Kate Roarty P.I. Novel, Bookbaby

Private investigator Kate Roarty is good at what she does; she knows too much. Her fierce independence and solo swimming put her a risk of demise as her detractors relentlessly seek to eliminate her.

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2017 Winners

Crime Writers of Canada presents the

2017 Arthur Ellis Awards for Excellence in Crime Writing

Winners

 

Best Novel

Donna Morrissey, The Fortunate Brother, Viking Canada

 

Best First Novel sponsored by 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

 

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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.


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