Friday, March 7, 2014


The Lambda Literary Foundation announced its finalists for the 26th annual Lambda Literary Awards (“Lammys”), honoring lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) books published in 2013. Winners will be announced on  June 2, 2014.

There are many categories, but here are the ones of interest to Mystery Fanfare:

Gay Mystery:
Baton Rouge Bingo by Greg Herren (Bold Strokes Books)
Boystown 5: Murder Book by Marshall Thornton (MLR Press)
Fierce by David Lennon (Blue Spike)
Foxed by Garry Ryan (NeWest Press)
The General and the Elephant Clock of Al-Jazari by Sarah Black (Dreamspinner Press)
How to Greet Strangers by Joyce Thompson (Lethe Press)
In Real Life by Jonathan Gregory (Amazon Digital)
Pawn of Satan by Mark Zubro (MLR Press)
Pretty Boy Dead by Jon Michaelsen (Wilde City Press)
The Prisoner of the Riviera by Janice Law (Mysterious Press/ Open Road)

Lesbian Mystery: 
Cross and Burn by Val McDermid (Atlantic Monthly Press)
Death of the Demon by Anne Holt (Scribner)
High Desert by Katherine V. Forrest (Spinsters Ink)
The Killer Wore Leather by Laura Antoniou (Cleis Press)
Point of Betrayal by Ann Roberts (Bella)
The Rainey Season by R.E. Bradshaw (R.E. Bradshaw)
She Overheard Murder by Jean Sheldon (Wellworth)
Taken by the Wind by Ellen Hart (Minotaur)
Turning on the Tide by Jenna Rae (Bella)
Web of Obsessions by Diane Wood (Bella)
The Wild Beasts of Wuhan by Ian Hamilton (Picador)

HT: The Rap Sheet

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