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Criminous Cons Award Season Has Begun: Lefty Nominees Announced!

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Left Coast Crime fans, authors, agents and publishers pick the nominees for the "Lefty". The winners will be voted on virtually and presented April 10, 2021. If we own a copy of a nominated book, it will have its book cover with a link to it in our catalog. If we do not have a particular title, we can ask for one through Inter-Library Loan (ILL).

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Lefty for Best Humorous Mystery Novel
  °  Ellen Byron, Murder in the Bayou Boneyard (Crooked Lane Books) 
  °  Jennifer J. Chow, Mimi Lee Gets a Clue (Berkley Prime Crime) Mimi Lee gets a clue
  °  Carl Hiaasen, Squeeze Me (Alfred A. Knopf) Squeeze me : a novel 
  °  Cynthia Kuhn, The Study of Secrets (Henery Press) TheStudy of Secrets cover
  °  J. Michael Orenduff, The Pot Thief Who Studied the Woman at Otowi Crossing (Aakenbaaken & Kent)  
  °  Sung J. Woo, Skin Deep (Agora Books)    Link to Skin Deep
Lefty for Best Historical Mystery Novel
(Bruce Alexander Memorial) for books covering events before 1970
  °  Susanna Calkins, The Fate of a Flapper (Minotaur Books) The FateofaFlapper
  °  Dianne Freeman, A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Murder (Kensington Books) Lady's Guideto Mischiefand Murder
  °  Laurie R. King, Riviera Gold (Bantam Books) Riviera Gold cover
  °  Catriona McPherson, The Turning Tide (Quercus) The TurningTidecover
  °  Ann Parker, Mortal Music (Poisoned Pen Press) Interlibrary Loan link
  °  James W. Ziskin, Turn to Stone (Seventh Street Books) Interlibrary Loan link
Lefty for Best Debut Mystery Novel
  °  Daisy Bateman, Murder Goes to Market (Seventh Street Books) Interlibrary Loan link
  °  Mary Keliikoa, Derailed (Camel Press) Interlibrary Loan link
  °  Erica Ruth Neubauer, Murder at the Mena House (Kensington Books) Murder at the Mena House
  °  Richard Osman, The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) The Thursday Club Murder
  °  Halley Sutton, The Lady Upstairs (Putnam) The Thursday Club Murder
  °  David Heska Wanbli Weiden, Winter Counts (Ecco) The Thursday Club Murder
Lefty for Best Mystery Novel
  °  Tracy Clark, What You Don’t See (Kensington Books) What You Don't See
  °  S.A. Cosby, Blacktop Wasteland (Flatiron Books) Interlibrary Loan link
  °  Matt Coyle, Blind Vigil (Oceanview Publishing) Digital OnlyAvailable on Hoopla
  °  Rachel Howzell Hall, And Now She’s Gone (Forge) And Now She's Gone
  °  Louise Penny, All the Devils Are Here (Minotaur Books) All the Devils Are Here

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