Monday, January 31, 2022

Honors: Agatha Award Nominations

Congratulations to the many Short Mystery Fiction Society members nominated for the Agatha Awards this year.  

Best Contemporary Novel

Cajun Kiss of Death by Ellen Byron (Crooked Lane Books)
Symphony Road by Gabriel Valjan (Level Best Books)

Best Historical Novel

The Devil's Music by Gabriel Valjan (Winter Goose Publishing)

Best First Novel

Mango, Mambo, and Murder by Raquel V. Reyes (Crooked Lane Books)

Best Short Story

"A Family Matter" by Barb Goffman (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine Jan/Feb 2021)
"A Tale of Two Sisters" by Barb Goffman in Murder on the Beach (Destination Murders)
"Doc's at Midnight" by Richie Narvaez in Midnight Hour (Crooked Lane Books)
"The Locked Room Library" by Gigi Pandian (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine July/Aug 2021)

Best Non-Fiction

Murder Most Grotesque: The Comedic Crime Fiction of Joyce Porter by Chris Chan (Level Best Books)

Best Children's/YA Mystery

I Play One on TV by Alan Orloff (Down & Out Books)

Monday, January 24, 2022

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Member Publication News: Liz Filleul


Liz Filleul's story "A Turn-up for the Books" appears this week in Woman's World.

Friday, January 21, 2022