2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards Nominations

The 2017 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards nominations are up! 

The Lefty Awards are fan-based, chosen by registered members of the Left Coast Crime convention. Nominations for awards to be presented at each annual convention are made by people registered for that convention and also the immediately prior convention. 

The 27th annual LCC convention, Left Coast Crime 2017, “Honolulu Havoc,” will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, with the Awards Banquet on Saturday, March 18, 2017, at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort.

Check out the nominations below:

Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel

Die Like an Eagle by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books)
Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books)
Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan (Soho Crime)
The CEO Came DOA by Heather Haven (Wives of Bath Press)
Floodgate by Johnny Shaw (Thomas & Mercer)
A Disguise To Die For by Diane Vallere (Berkley Prime Crime)

Lefty for Best Hystorical Mystery Novel (Bruce Alexander Memorial) for books covering events before 1960  

Crowned and Dangerous by Rhys Bowen (Berkley Prime Crime)
A Death Along the River Fleet by Susanna Calkins (Minotaur Books)
The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King (Bantam Books)
The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Minotaur Books)
What Gold Buys by Ann Parker (Poisoned Pen Press)

Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel

Cleaning Up Finn by Sarah M. Chen (All Due Respect Books)
Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper (Minotaur Books)
Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon (Henery Press)
Decanting a Murder by Nadine Nettmann (Midnight Ink)
Design for Dying by Renee Patrick (Forge)

Lefty for Best Mystery Novel

Dark Fissures by Matt Coyle (Oceanview Publishing)
Michelangelo’s Ghost by Gigi Pandian (Henery Press)
A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (Minotaur Books)
The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake by Terry Shames (Seventh Street Books)
Heart of Stone by James W. Ziskin (Seventh Street Books)

Good luck, and congratulations to all the nominees!