Tuesday 17 March 2015

Left Coast Crime “Crimelandia” Award results – Portland, Oregon March 12-15, 2015

Left Coast Crime is an annual convention sponsored by fans of mystery literature for fans of mystery literature, including both readers and authors. Usually held in the western half of North America, LCC’s intent is to provide an event where mystery fans can gather in convivial surroundings to pursue their mutual interests.

At Left Coast Crime 2015, “Crimelandia” four awards were given out at the 25th annual LCC convention, this year in Portland. 

The Lefty for best humorous mystery novel 
Herbie’s Game by Timothy Hallinan (Soho Crime)

The Bruce Alexander Memorial Historical Mystery Award 
A Deadly Measure of Brimstone by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)

The Rose for best mystery novel set in the LCC region
Pirate Vishnu by Gigi Pandian, (Henery Press)

The Rosebud for best first mystery novel set anywhere in the world.
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens (Seventh Street Books)

A full list of the nominees can be found here.  

2015 Left Coast Crime Awards. Congratulations to all!

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