Monday, March 23, 2020

2020 LEFTY AWARDS: Left Coast Crime


Virtual Presentation of the 2020 Lefty Awards


March 23, 2020


Welcome to the Virtual Presentation of the 2020 Lefty Awards!


The voting for the Left Coast 2020 Lefty Awards has just concluded. Thanks to everyone who voted despite the change in our usual procedure.
Please join us as we acknowledge the nominees and congratulate the winners.


Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel

The nominees are
  • Ellen Byron, Fatal Cajun Festival (Crooked Lane Books)
  • Leslie Karst, Murder from Scratch (Crooked Lane Books)
  • Cynthia Kuhn, The Subject of Malice (Henery Press)
  • Catriona McPherson, Scot & Soda (Midnight Ink)
  • Wendall Thomas, Drowned Under (Poisoned Pen Press)
(DRUMROLL…) The Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel goes to

                       Catriona McPherson for Scot & Soda

(WILD APPLAUSE FOR CATRIONA)  


Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel

The nominees are
  • Susanna Calkins, Murder Knocks Twice (Minotaur Books)
  • L.A. Chandlar, The Pearl Dagger (Kensington Books)
  • Dianne Freeman, A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder (Kensington Books)
  • Jennifer Kincheloe, The Body in Griffith Park (Seventh Street Books)
  • Sujata Massey, The Satapur Moonstone (Soho Crime)
(DRUMROLL…) The Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel goes to

                       Sujata Massey for The Satapur Moonstone

(WILD APPLAUSE FOR SUJATA)

 



Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel

The nominees are
  • Tori Eldridge, The Ninja Daughter (Agora Books)
  • Angie Kim, Miracle Creek (Sarah Crichton Books)
  • Tara Laskowski, One Night Gone (Graydon House)
  • John Vercher, Three-Fifths (Agora Books)
  • Carl Vonderau, Murderabilia (Midnight Ink)
(DRUMROLL…) The Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel goes to

                       Carl Vonderau for Murderabilia

 (WILD APPLAUSE FOR CARL)


Lefty for Best Mystery Novel

The nominees are
  • Steph Cha, Your House Will Pay (Ecco)
  • Tracy Clark, Borrowed Time (Kensington Books)
  • Matt Coyle, Lost Tomorrows (Oceanview Publishing)
  • Rachel Howzell Hall, They All Fall Down (Forge Books)
  • Attica Locke, Heaven, My Home (Mulholland Books)
(DRUMROLL…) The Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel goes to

                       Matt Coyle for Lost Tomorrows

(WILD APPLAUSE FOR MATT)

5 comments:

Marilyn Levinson said...

Congratulations to the winners!!

Anonymous said...

I vote "Lost Tomorrows"

Kimberley said...

Very proud of my client Matt Coyle, winner of Best Mystery for LOST TOMORROWS!!!!

Yahoo:-)

Kimberley Cameron

joshpac said...

Congratulations to all the winners, and especially to my fellow Chessie Sujata Massey!

Josh

Annette said...

Congratulations!!!!