Earlier this week the Private Eye Writers of America announced their Shamus Award nominees for the 2017 Shamus Awards. There are five categories for awards given in regards to private eye novels and short stories first published in the United States in 2016. Three members of the Short Mystery Fiction Society are nominated in three of the five categories.
In the category of “Best Private Eye Novel" the SMFS member nominee is Robert S. Levinson for The Stardom Affair.
In the category of “Best Original Private Eye Paperback” the SMFS member nominee is O'Neil De Noux for Hold Me, Babe.
In the category of “Best Private Eye Short Story” the SMFS member nominee is Dave Zeltserman for "Archie On Loan" in the Sept/Oct 2016 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine..
The SMFS congratulates our member nominees as well as all the nominees. The full list of the 2017 Shamus award nominees can be found on the Private Eye Writers of America website.