Sunday, 1 February 2015

Lovey Award Nominees

Best First Novel
Honor Above All by J. Bard-Collins
Stinking Rich by Rob Brunet
The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day
Death Stalks Door County by Patricia Skalka

Best Traditional or Amateur Sleuth
Dangerous Threads by David Ciambrone
Implications by Richard Davidson
Tradition of Deceit by Kathleen Ernst
Bean in Love by Annie Hansen
Wolf Pack by Jeanne Meeks
Sex Change by T'Gracie Reese and Joe Reese
Fatal Reaction by Jennie Spallone
Dead Between the Lines by Denise Swanson

Best SuspenseBlack Stiletto: Secrets and Lies by Raymond Benson
Once Upon a Crime by Evelyn Cullet
The Conan Doyle Notes by Diane Gilbert Madsen
Titania's Suitor by C.L. Shore
The House on the Dunes by Nancy Sweetland
Murder Across the Ocean by Charlene Wexler

Best Police Procedural or PI 
Mercy by B.J. Daniels
Murder in the Ballpark by Robert Goldsborough
Nobody's Child by Libby Fischer Hellmann
Retribution by Annie Rose Alexander

Best Historical
The Counterfeit Heiress by Tasha Alexander
From the Charred Remains by Susanna Calkins
Death at Chinatown by Frances McNamara
Shall We Not Revenge by D. M. Pirrone

Best Thriller
Black Stiletto: Endings & Beginnings by Raymond Benson
Run by Andrew Grant
Death and White Diamonds by Jeffery Markowitz

Best Paranormal or Sci Fi
Unmasked by EM Kaplan
Plagued by Quilt by Molly MacRae
Buried Innocence by Terri Reid

Best Series
The Black Stiletto Mysteries by Raymond Benson
The Miller Sisters Series by Gale Borger
The Nero Wolfe Mysteries by Robert Goldsborough
The Leigh Girard Series by Gail Lukasik
Haunted Yarn Shop Mysteries by Molly MacRae
The Emily Cabot Mysteries by Frances McNamara
The Nina Bannister Mysteries by T'Gracie Reese and Joe Reese
The Charlie Fox Series by Zoe Sharp
The Scumble River Mysteries by Denise Swanson

Best Short Story
Death of a Sad Face (A Serafina Florio Short Story) by Susan Russo Anderson
Ghost (MWA  Anthology) by Raymond Benson
Perko's Farm (Down, Out and Dead) by Rob Brunet
What We Do For Love (Kiddieland & Other Misfortunes) by Tim Chapman
Dr. Watson's Casebook  (In the Company of Sherlock Holmes) by Andrew Grant
No Good Deed (Fiction River Crime Edition) by Libby Fischer Hellmann
The Inheritance (Romancing the Lakes of Minnesota -Autumn) by Kathleen Nordstrom
Ghost Light (Romancing the Lakes of Minnesota -Autumn) by Rachael Passan
Tales Around the Jack O'Lantern (A Mary O'Reilly Short Story) by Terri Reid -

The awards will be given out at the Love is Murder XVI  Mystery Writers & Readers Conference in Chicago  February 6-7-8, 2015 

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