2018 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards

This past weekend, the attendees of Left Coast Crime in Reno, Nevada for “Crime on the Comstock” voted for the Lefty Award winners. The awards are presented for mysteries published in 2017. Congratulations to all of the winners. Readers can find the books in the Web Store. https://store.poisonedpen.com/

Ellen Byron’s A Cajun Christmas Killing won the Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery.

Cajun Christmas Killing

The Lefty for Best Historical Mystery (Bruce Alexander Memorial) went to Rhys Bowen for In Farleigh Field.

In Farleigh Field

Best Debut went to Kellye Garrett’s Hollywood Homicide.

Hollywood Homicide

And, William Kent Krueger won the Lefty for Best Mystery Novel (not in other categories) for Sulfur Springs.

Sulfur Springs

Congratulations to all of the winners!