Awards Arthur Ellis Awards Current Contest

2015 Entries

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2015 Entries will be posted starting November 15


Entered for Best Crime Novel

Entered for Best Crime First Novel

Entered for Best Novella 

Entered for Best Crime Short Story

Entered for Best French Crime Book

Entered for Best Juvenile Crime Book

Entered for Best Nonfiction Crime Book

 

Entered for Best
Crime Novel

 

    Cathy Ace, The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb, Touchwood Editions

    Cathy Ace, The Corpse with the Platinum Hair, Touchwood Editions

    Judith Alguire, Many Unpleasant Returns, Signature Editions

    Linwood Barclay, No Safe House, Doubleday Canada

    Alan Bradley, The Dead in their Vaulted Arches, Doubleday Canada

    Bruce Burrows, The Fourth Betrayal, Touchwood Editions

    Deryn Collier, Open Secret, Simon & Schuster Canada

    Nick Cutter, The Troop, Simon & Schuster

    Jen J. Danna, A Flame in the Wind of Death, Five Star

    Nadine Doolittle, The River Bride, Nadine Doolittle

    Don Gutteridge, Death of a Patriot, Simon & Schuster

    Jennifer Hillier, The Butcher, Simon & Schuster

    Joan Hall Hovey, The Deepest Dark, Books We Love

    C.C. Humphreys, Plague, Doubleday Canada

    Mike Knowles, The Buffalo Job, ECW Press

    Debra Purdy Kong, The Deep End, Touchwood Editions

    Stephen Legault, Black Sun Descending, Touchwood Editions

    Stephen Legault, The Glacier Gallows, Touchwood Editions

    John McFetridge, Black Rock, ECW Press

    R.J. McMillen, Dark Moon Walking, Touchwood Editions

    Alison Preston, Vengeance, Signature Editions

    David Adams Richards, Crimes Against My Brother, Doubleday Canada

    David Rotenberg, The Glass House, Simon & Schuster

    Garry Ryan, Glycerine, NeWest Press

    Sean Slater, The Unforgiven, Simon & Schuster UK

    Phyllis Smallman, Martini Regrets, Touchwood Editions

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    Entered for Best
      Crime First Novel

    D.B. Carew, The Killer Trail, NeWest Press

    Montgomery Hyde, Burdock, Montgomery Hyde

    John Jantunen, Cipher, ECW Press

    Caroline Kaiser, Virginia's Ghost, Lavaliere Press

    Dietrich Kalteis, Ride the Lightning, ECW Press

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    Entered for Best
    Crime Novella

    Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Search and Rescue, Orca Book Publishers

    Rick Blechta, Boom Room, Orca Book Publishers

    Melodie Campbell, The Artful Goddaughter, Orca Book Publishers

    Brenda Chapman, To Keep A Secret, Grass Roots Press

    Vicki Delany, Juba Good, Orca Book Publishers

    Jas. R. Petrin, "A Knock on the Door", Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Dell Magazines

    Perry Prete, The Things That Matter Most, Sands Press

    Linda L. Richards, If It Bleeds, Orca Book Publishers

     


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    Entered for Best
    Crime Short Story

    Rosemary Aubert, “The Prime Suspect”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Jayne Barnard, “Easter Aches”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Anne Barton, “Danger by Moonlight”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    M.H. Callway, “The Ultimate Mystery”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Melodie Campbell, “Cover Girl”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Alex Carrick, “The Piece of Mind Thief”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Donna Carrick, “Doctor Shediac”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Peter Clemment, “Therapy”, Therapy, Belgrave House

    Andrea Kikuchi, “Leverage”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Brad Ling, “Delights in Novelty”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Bianca Marais, “The Savages Among Us”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Rosemary McCracken, “Antonia”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Lynne Murphy, “Potluck”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Joan O'Callaghan, “Runaway”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Ed Piwowarczyk, “The Angels Wait”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Judy Penz Sheluk, “Live Free or Die”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    John Thompson, “What Fresh Hell is This?”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

    Kevin P. Thornton, “Writers Block”, World Enough and Crime, Carrick Publishing

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    Entered for Best
    French Crime Book


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    Entered for Best
    Juvenile/Young Adult Crime Book

    Ed Butts, Behind the Badge, Annick Press

    Charis Cotter, The Swallow: A Ghost Story, Tundra Books

    Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger, Viminy Crowe's Comic Book, Tundra Books

    S.J. Laidlaw, The Voice Inside My Head, Tundra Books

    Roy MacGregor, The Boston Breakout, Tundra Books

    Roy MacGregor, The Mystery of the Russian Ransom, Tundra Books

    Jeyn Roberts, The Bodies We Wear, "Knopf Books for Young Readers

    Laura Scandiffio, Outlaws, Spies and Gangsters, Annick Press

    Cora Taylor, Finding Melissa, Fitzhenry & Whiteside


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    Entered for Best
      Nonfiction Crime Book

    Entries carried forward from 2014

    Charlotte Gray, The Massey Murder, HarperCollins

    Jon Wells, Death's Shadow, Dundurn

    Peter Edwards, Unrepentant, Randomhouse Canada

    Bob Deasy, Being Uncle Charlie, Randomhouse Canada


    2015 entries

    Mark Coakley, Hidden Harvest: The Rise and Fall of North America's Biggest Cannabis Grow Op, ECW Press

    Mark C. Eddy, The Recent History of Terrorism in Canada from 1963-2013, Mark C. Eddy

    Bill Reynolds, Life Real Loud: John Lefebvre, Neteller and the Revolution in Online Gambling, ECW Press

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    for making the Arthur Ellis Awards such a success through the years.

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    Entered for Best

    Crime Novel