Saturday 16 January 2016

Left Coast Crime "Lefty" nominations

2016 Award Nominees Lefty Winners will be announced February 27 at the LCC banquet.

Lefty Award for The Best Humorous Mystery Novel 
Lord of the Wings by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books) 
Plantation Shudders by Byron Ellen (Crooked Lane Books) 
February Fever by Jess Lourey (Midnight Ink) 
Dying for a Donut by Cindy Sample (Cindy Sample Books) 
Crushed Velvet by Diane Vallere (Berkley Prime Crime)

The Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel (Bruce Alexander Memorial) 
Malice at the Palace by Rhys Bowen (Berkley Prime Crime) 
The Masque of a Murderer by Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books) 
The Chocolate Kiss-Off by Heather Haven (Wives of Bath Press) 
The Secret Life of Anna Blanc by Jennifer Kincheloe (Seventh Street Books) 
Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King (Bantam Books) 
Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal (Bantam Books)

The Lefty Award for Best LCC Regional Mystery Novel 
The Crossing by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown and Company) 
Night Tremors by Matt Coyle (Oceanview Publishing) 
The Promise by Robert Crais (GP Putnam's Sons) 
The Accidental Alchemist by Gigi Pandian (Midnight Ink) 
Young Americans by Josh Stallings (Heist Publishing)

The Lefty Award for Best World Mystery Novel (outside LCC Region) 
The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney (William Morrow)
Dragon Day by Lisa Brackmann (Soho Crime)
The Killing Kind by Chris Holm (Mulholland Books) 
The Nature of Beast by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books) 
Stone Cold Dead by James W. Ziskin (Seventh Street Books)

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