2013 Arthur Ellis Awards – May 30, 2013

So you’re looking for something to read?

Want to read books by Canadians?

Want to read crime/mystery novels?

Then this list if for you.

The winners of the Arthur Ellis awards are:

Best First Novel

Simone St. JamesThe Haunting of Maddy Clare, NAL

Best Novel

Giles BluntUntil the Night, Random House Canada

Best Novella

Lou AllinContingency Plan, Orca Books

Best Short Story

Yasuko Thanh, “Switch-blade Knife” in Floating Like the Dead, McClelland & Stewart

Best Nonfiction

Steve LillebuenThe Devil’s Cinema: The Untold Story behind Mark Twitchell’s Kill Room, McClelland & Stewart

Best French Book

Mario Bolduc, La Nuit des albinos: Sur les traces de Max O’Brien, Libre Expression

Best Juvenile/YA Book

Shane PeacockBecoming Holmes, Tundra Books

Best Unpublished First Novel, aka The Unhanged Arthur

Coleen SteeleSins Revisited

Derrick Murdoch Award

Lyn Hamilton