2022 Shamus Award Winners

The Private Eye Writers of America announced the 2022 Shamus Award Winners earlier this week. The awards are presented for private eye novels and short stories originally published in 2021. Congratulations to the winners! Check for their books in the Web Store. https://store.poisonedpen.com/

Here are the winners.

BEST PI HARDCOVER – Family Business by S.J. Rozan

BEST ORIGINAL PI PAPERBACK – Every City is Every Other City by John McFetridge

BEST FIRST PI NOVEL – Lost Little Girl by Gregory Stout

BEST PI SHORT STORY – “Sweeps Week” by Rick Helms (July/August EQMM)

And, you might want to watch S.J. Rozan’s appearance for The Poisoned Pen last December when she talked with Barbara Peters about her award-winning novel, Family Business.