Saturday, April 3, 2021

The Derringer Awards 2021 Finalists

The finalists for the 2021 Derringer Awards have been announced. Congratulations to all these authors!  Corrected 4/3/2021 4:24 PM CDT time.



Blackwell, C.W. “Memories of Fire.” Pulp Modern 

Blakey, James. “Outsourcing.” Shotgun Honey 

Mangeot, Robert. “Over Before It Started.” Murder Mondays 

Mathews, Bobby. “Quitman County Ambush.” Bristol Noir 

Richardson, Travis. “War Words.” Punk Noir 



Elwood, Elizabeth. “The Homicidal Understudy.” Ellen Hart Presents Malice Domestic: Mystery Most Theatrical 

Freimor, Jacqueline. “That Which is True.” EQMM: July/August 2020 

Jones, Eleanor Cawood. “The Great Bedbug Incident and the Invitation of Doom." Chesapeake Crimes: Invitation to Murder.  

Keeline, Kim. “The Crossing.” Crossing Borders

Woodson, Stacy. “River.” The Beat of Black Wings: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Joni Mitchell 



Chen, Sarah M. “Hotelin’.” Shotgun Honey: Volume #4: Recoil 

Mangeot, Robert. “Lord, Spare the Bottom Feeders.” AHMM: March/April: 2020 

Walker, Joseph S. “Chasing Diamonds.” EQMM: September/October 2020 

Walker, Joseph S. “Etta at the End of the World.” AHMM: May/June 2020 

Woodson, Stacy. “Mary Poppins Didn’t Have Tattoos.” EQMM: July/August 2020 



Cohen, Jeff.  “The Question of the Befuddled Judge.” AHMM: May/June: 2020 

Malliet, G.M. “A Murder at Morehead Mews.” EQMM: July/August 2020 

Taylor, Art. “The Boy Detective and the Summer of ’74.” AHMM: January/February 2020 

Thornton, Brian.  “Suicide Blonde.” Suicide Blonde:Three Novellas 

Wilson, Matthew. “The Wretched Strangers.” EQMM: January/February 2020

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