Lefty Nomination

Left Coast Crime has just released the 2018 Lefty Award nominations, and The Art of Vanishing (Lila Maclean Academic Mystery #2) has been nominated  in the “Best Humorous Mystery” category!

Very honored to be included and so grateful to everyone who nominated it–thank you.

Congratulations to all of the nominees!

Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel
• Donna Andrews, Gone Gull (Minotaur Books)
• Ellen Byron, A Cajun Christmas Killing (Crooked Lane Books)
• Marla Cooper, Dying on the Vine (Minotaur Books)
• Cynthia Kuhn, The Art of Vanishing (Henery Press)
• Cindy Sample, Dying for a Diamond (Cindy Sample Books)

Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel (Bruce Alexander Memorial)
for books covering events before 1960
• Rhys Bowen, In Farleigh Field (Lake Union Publishing)
• Jennifer Kincheloe, The Woman in the Camphor Trunk (Seventh Street Books)
• Renee Patrick, Dangerous To Know (Forge)
• Priscilla Royal, The Proud Sinner (Poisoned Pen Press)
• Jeri Westerson, Season of Blood (Severn House Publishers)

Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel
• Susan Alice Bickford, A Short Time To Die (Kensington)
• Kellye Garrett, Hollywood Homicide (Midnight Ink)
• Wendall Thomas, Lost Luggage (Poisoned Pen Press)
• Nancy Tingley, A Head in Cambodia (Swallow Press)
• Kathleen Valenti, Protocol (Henery Press)

Lefty for Best Mystery Novel
• Matt Coyle, Blood Truth (Oceanview Publishing)
• William Kent Krueger, Sulfur Springs (Atria Books)
• Louise Penny, Glass Houses (Minotaur Books)
• Terry Shames, An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock (Seventh Street Books)
• James Ziskin, Cast the First Stone (Seventh Street Books)