Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Publication News: Robert Edward Eckels

 Crippen and Landru has published Never Trust A Partner, a collection of con game stories by Robeert Edward Eckels.

Publication News: Pulphouse Fiction

 Issue 13 of Pulphouse Fiction Magazine is out and it features:

Joe Cron: "Art of the Homeless."

O'Neil De Noux: "The Return of NOPD in 2006."

David H. Hendrickson: "When the Sun Goes Down."

Publication News: This Time For Sure

The ironically-titled Bouchercon 2021 anthology This Time For Sure includes stories by Society members:

Elizabeth Elwood: "The River of My Return"

Alan Orloff: "Killing Calhoun Again."

David Heska Wanbli Weiden: "Turning Heart."

Andrew Welsh-Higgins: "The Lake."

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Award News: Derringer Award Video

The Derringer Awards were supposed to be formally presented at Bouchercon.  Since that event was cancelled the organizers asked Society president Robert Lopresti to make a video announcing the awards.  It is now available here. 

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Award News: Barry Awards

 Congratulations to the Society's members who won Barry Awards.

David Heska Wanbli Weiden won the Best First Novel prize for Winter Counts.

The Best Paperback Original Award  went to James Ziskin for Turn to Stone.

Award News: Anthony Awards (Corrected)


Congratulations to the Society's members who won the Anthony Awards tonight!

David Heska Wanbli Weiden  won the Best First Novel prize for Winter Counts.

Richie Narvaez took the Best Juvenile/Young Adult award for Holly Hernandez and the Death of Disco.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Award News: SIlver Falchion

 Killer Nashville has announced the Silver Falchion Awards.  Congratulations to Bruce Robert Coffin whose Within Plain Sight won the Best Investigator prize.

Awards: Macavity

 Congratulations to SMFS members who won the Macavity Awards this week:

Best Short Story: "Elysian Fields," by Gabriel Valjan, in California Schemin': THe 2020 BOuchercon Anthology.

Best First Novel: Winter Counts, by David Heska Wanbli Welden.

Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery: Turn to Stone, by James W. Ziskin.

Member Publication: Brandon Barrows

 Brandon Barrows' new novel, Strangers' Kingdom, is published today.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Publication News: Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem

 The latest issue of Mystery, Crime, and Mayhem, "Long Ago," is out now.  It includes:

"The Javelin in Her Hand," by Joslyn Chase

"Komrades," by Leah R. Cutter

"Shattered," by Diana Deverell

"John Hart Crenshaw and the Haunting of Abraham Lincoln," by David H. Hendrickson 

"Sundown," by Lynn Maples

"Little City Blues," by Annie Reed