Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence

Given by Crime Writers of Canada (CWC)

Outros Nomes: Prix Arthur-Ellis (Francês)
483 Works / 486 Items 121,604 Livros 5,566 Críticas ½ 3.8
The Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) honors works published for the first time in the previous year by authors living in Canada, regardless of their nationality, or by Canadian writers living outside of mostrar mais Canada. Arthur Ellis was the nom de travail of Canada’s official hangman. mostrar menos
Todos, Best (Winner) (184), Shortlist (310), No Stage (1)
Todos, 2023 (6), 2022 (36), 2021 (7), 2020 (6), 2019 (13), 2018 (17), 2017 (20), 2016 (19), 2015 (13), 2014 (13), 2013 (18), 2012 (12), 2011 (13), 2010 (14), 2009 (12), 2008 (15), 2007 (14), 2006 (13), 2005 (13), 2004 (12), 2003 (13), 2002 (12), 2001 (12), 2000 (13), 1999 (13), 1998 (13), 1997 (11), 1996 (12), 1995 (10), 1994 (14), 1993 (9), 1992 (8), 1991 (10), 1990 (9), 1989 (9), 1988 (8), 1987 (7), 1986 (6), 1985 (6), 1984 (3)

Best (Winner) 184

Citizens of Light: A Novel por Sam ShelstadCrime First Novel2023
Going to Beautiful por Anthony BidulkaCrime Novel2023
A Snake in the Raspberry Patch por Joanne JacksonCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
Heartbreak Homes por Jo TreggiariJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation por Rosemary SullivanNonfiction Crime Book2023
Deep House por Thomas KingTraditional Mystery2023
The Push por Ashley AudrainCrime First Novel2022
Under an Outlaw Moon: A Novel por Dietrich KalteisCrime Novel2022
Beneath Her Skin por C.S. PorterCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Letters from Johnny por Wayne NgCrime Novella2022
Flots por Patrick SenécalFrench Crime Book2022
The Traitor's Blade por Kevin SandsJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
The Beatle Bandit: A Serial Bank Robber's Deadly Heist, a Cross-Country Manhunt, and the Insanity Plea that Shook the Nation por Nate HendleyNonfiction Crime Book2022
What's the Matter with Mary Jane? por Candas Jane DorseyTraditional Mystery2022
The Transaction (174) (Essential Prose Series) por Guglielmo D'IzziaCrime First Novel2021
The Finder por Will FergusonCrime Novel2021
Stay Where I Can See You: A Novel por Katrina OnstadCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
Never Going Back por Sam WiebeCrime Novella2021
La mariée de corail por Roxanne BouchardFrench Crime Book2021
Red Fox Road por Frances GreensladeJuvenile or YA Crime Book2021
Missing from the Village: The Story of Serial Killer Bruce McArthur, the Search for Justice, and the System That Failed Toronto's Queer Community por Justin LingNonfiction Crime Book2021
Nobody Move por Philip ElliottFirst Crime Novel2020
Tempêtes por Andrée A. MichaudFrench Book2020
Keep This to Yourself por Tom RyanJuvenile or YA Book2020
Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise por Charlotte GrayNonfiction2020
Greenwood por Michael ChristieNovel2020
The Red Chesterfield por Wayne ArthursonNovella2020
Adolphus: Une enquête de Joseph Laflamme por Hervé GagnonCrime Book in French2019
Though the Heavens Fall por Anne EmeryCrime Novel2019
Murder Among the Pines por John Lawrence ReynoldsCrime Novella2019
Cobra clutch por A. J. DevlinFirst Crime Novel2019
Escape por Linwood BarclayJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2019
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World por Sarah WeinmanNonfiction Crime Book2019
Les Tricoteuses por Marie SaurCrime Book in French2018
Full Curl por Dave ButlerFirst Crime Novel2018
Chase por Linwood BarclayJuvenile/YA Crime Book2018
The Whisky King: The remarkable true story of Canada's most infamous bootlegger and the undercover Mountie on his trail por Trevor ColeNonfiction Crime Book2018
Sleeping in the Ground por Peter RobinsonNovel2018
Red Light - Tome 1: Adieu, mignonne por Marie-Eve BourassaBook in French2017
Strange Things Done por Elle WildFirst Novel2017
Masterminds: Criminal Destiny por Gordon KormanJuvenile/YA2017
A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story por Jeremy GrimaldiNonfiction2017
The Fortunate Brother por Donna MorrisseyNovel2017
Rundown: A Pratt & Ellis Mystery (Rapid Reads) por Rick BlechtaNovella2017
L'Affaire Myosotis (French Edition) por Luc ChartrandBook in French2016
Open Season por Peter KirbyCrime Novel2016
The Unquiet Dead por Ausma Zehanat KhanFirst Novel2016
Trouble is a Friend of Mine por Stephanie TromlyJuvenile/YA2016
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation por Dean JobbNonfiction2016
Black Canyon por Jeremy BatesNovella2016
A Siege of Bitterns por Steve BurrowsFirst Novel2015
Dead Man's Switch por Sigmund BrouwerJuvenile/YA2015
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country por Charlotte GrayNonfiction2015
Plague por C. C. HumphreysNovel2015
Stone Mattress: A Story por Margaret AtwoodShort Story2015
Les Enquêtes de Judith Allison l'Enfant Promis por Maureen MartineauBook in French2014
Bait por J. Kent MessumFirst Novel2014
Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History's Mysteries por Elizabeth MacLeodJuvenile/YA2014
The Devil's Making: A Mystery por Sean HaldaneNovel2014
The Goddaughter's Revenge por Melodie CampbellNovella2014
The Haunting of Maddy Clare por Simone St. JamesCrime First Novel2013
Night of the Albinos por Mario BolducCrime French Book2013
The Devil's Cinema: The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room por Steve LillebuenCrime Nonfiction2013
Until the Night por Giles BluntCrime Novel2013
Contingency Plan por Lou AllinCrime Novella2013
Becoming Holmes por Shane PeacockJuvenile/YA2013
chorale du diable por Martin MichaudCrime Book in French2012
Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art por Joshua KnelmanCrime Nonfiction2012
Before the Poison por Peter RobinsonCrime Novel2012
The Water Rat of Wanchai por Ian HamiltonFirst Novel2012
Blink & Caution por Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile or Young Adult2012
On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women por Stevie CameronCrime Nonfiction2011
Bury Your Dead por Louise PennyCrime Novel2011
The Debba por Avner MandelmanFirst Crime Novel2011
Dans le Quartier des Agites - les Cahiers Noirs de l'Alieniste 1 por Jacques CôtéFrench Crime2011
Lost for Words por Alice KuipersJuvenile/Young Adult2011
Murder Without Borders: Dying for the Story in the World's Most Dangerous Places por Terry GouldCrime Nonfiction2010
Le mort du chemin des Arsène por Jean LemieuxCrime Writing in French2010
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie por Alan BradleyFirst Novel2010
Haunted por Barbara Haworth-AttardJuvenile2010
High Chicago por Howard ShrierNovel2010
Buffalo Jump por Howard ShrierFirst Novel2009
Le Chemin des brumes por Jacques CôtéFrench2009
War Brothers por Sharon E. McKayJuvenile2009
Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken por Michael CalceNonfiction2009
Too Close to Home por Linwood BarclayNovel2009
Garcia's Heart por Liam DurcanFirst Novel2008
The Roma Plot por Mario BolducFrench2008
Eye Of The Crow por Shane PeacockJuvenile2008
One Child at a Time: Inside the Fight to Rescue Children from Online Predators por Julian SherNonfiction2008
Trumpets Sound No More por Jon RedfernNovel2008
The Witch of Babylon por D J McIntoshUnpublished First Crime Novel2008
Sign of the Cross por Anne EmeryFirst Novel2007
Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates por Sean CullenJuvenile2007
High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler por Brian O'DeaNonfiction2007
Honour Among Men por Barbara FradkinNovel2007
Margarita Nights por Phyllis SmallmanUnpublished First Crime Novel2007
Still Life por Louise PennyFirst Novel2006
Quid Pro Quo por Vicki GrantJuvenile2006
Under the Bridge por Rebecca GodfreyNonfiction2006
April Fool por William DeverellNovel2006
Lightning Rider [short story] por Rick MofinaShort Story2006
Dark Places por Jon EvansFirst Novel2005
The Beckoners por Carrie MacJuvenile2005
The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art por Matthew HartNonfiction2005
Fifth Son por Barbara FradkinNovel2005
Just Murder por Jan RehnerFirst Novel2004
On finit toujours par payer por Jean LemieuxFrench2004
Acceleration por Graham McNameeJuvenile2004
The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs are Conquering Canada por Julian SherNonfiction2004
The Delicate Storm por Giles BluntNovel2004
Midnight Cab por James W. NicholFirst Novel2003
Le rouge idéal por Jacques CôtéFrench2003
Break and Enter por Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA2003
Covert Entry : Spies, Lies and Crimes Inside Canada's Secret Service por Andrew MitrovicaNonfiction2003
Blood of Others por Rick MofinaNovel2003
The Boy Must Die por Jon RedfernFirst Novel2002
Scared to Death por Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA2002
The Last Amigo: Karlheinz Schreiber and the Anatomy of a Scandal por Stevie CameronNonfiction2002
In the Midnight Hour por Michelle SpringNovel2002
Hands Like Clouds por Mark ZuehlkeFirst Novel2001
Le Roman Policier en Amérique Française por Norbert SpehnerFrench2001
The Boy in the Burning House por Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile/YA2001
The Spinster and the Prophet: H.G. Wells, Florence Deeks, and the Case of the Plagiarized Text por A. B. McKillopNonfiction2001
Cold is the Grave por Peter RobinsonNovel2001
Lost Girls por Andrew PyperFirst Novel2000
LOUNA por Lionel NoëlFrench2000
How Can a Brilliant Detective Shine in the Dark? por Linda BaileyJuvenile/YA2000
Cowboys and Indians: The Shooting of J.J. Harper por Gordon Sinclair Jr.Nonfiction2000
Feast of Stephen por Rosemary AubertNovel2000
Sudden Blow por Liz BradyFirst Novel1999
Sins of the father por Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA1999
No Claim to Mercy: The Controversial Case for Murder Against Robert Baltovich por Derek FinkleNonfiction1999
Old Wounds por Nora KellyNovel1999
Déjà Dead por Kathy ReichsFirst Novel1998
Body in the Basement por Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA1998
When She Was Bad...: Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence por Patricia PearsonNonfiction1998
Trial of Passion por William DeverellNovel1998
Death at Buckingham Palace por C. C. BenisonFirst Novel1997
How Can a Frozen Detective Stay Hot on the Trail? por Linda BaileyJuvenile/YA1997
The Cassock and the Crown por Jean MonetNonfiction1997
Innocent Graves por Peter RobinsonNovel1997
The Last Castrato por John Spencer HillFirst Novel1996
Moonlit Days and Nights por D. H. TooleFirst Novel1996
Mistaken Identity por Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA1996
Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson por Lois SimmieNonfiction1996
Mother Love por Laurali R. WrightNovel1996
What's A Girl Gotta Do por Sparkle HayterFirst Novel1995
Torn Away por James HeneghanJuvenile/YA1995
The Prodigal Husband: The Tragedy of Helmuth and Hanna Buxbaum por Michael HarrisNonfiction1995
A colder kind of death por Gail BowenNovel1995
Memory Trace por Gavin ScottFirst Novel1994
Abalone summer por John DowdJuvenile/YA1994
With malice aforethought: Six spectacular Canadian trials por David R. WilliamsNonfiction1994
Gypsy Sins por John Lawrence ReynoldsNovel1994
The Stillborn Lover por Timothy FindleyPlay1994
Passion Play por Sean StewartFirst Novel1993
Redrum The Innocent: The Murder of Christine Jessop and the Controversial Conviction of her Next-Door Neighbour, Guy Paul Morin por Kirk MakinNonfiction1993
Lizard Skin por Carsten StroudNovel1993
Spy fiction, spy films, and real intelligence por Wesley K. WarkCriticism/Reference1992
Flesh Wound por Paul GrescoeFirst Novel1992
Arms and the Man: Dr. Gerald Bull, Iraq and the Supergun por William LowtherNonfiction1992
Past Reason Hated por Peter RobinsonNovel1992
sherlock holmes among the pirates: copyright and conan doyle in america 1890-1930 por donald redmondCriticism/Reference1991
Sniper's Moon por Carsten StroudFirst Novel1991
Ginger: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin por Susan MayseNonfiction1991
A Chill Rain in January por L. R. WrightNovel1991
The Man Who Murdered God por John Lawrence ReynoldsFirst Novel1990
Conspiracy of Silence por Lisa PriestNonfiction1990
Hot Shots por Laurence GoughNovel1990
A Stone of the Heart por John BradyFirst Novel1989
Conspiracy of Brothers: A True Story of Murder, Bikers and the Law por Mick LoweNonfiction1989
Jack por Chris ScottNovel1989
The Goldfish Bowl por Laurence GoughFirst Novel1988
Stung: The Incredible Obsession of Brian Molony por Gary RossNonfiction1988
Mary Swann por Carol ShieldsNovel1988
Murder on the Run por Medora SaleFirst Novel1987
Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer por Elliott LeytonNonfiction1987
Buried on Sunday por Edward O. PhillipsNovel1987
A Canadian Tragedy: JoAnn and Colin Thatcher: A Story of Love and Hate por Maggie SigginsNonfiction1986
Death in the Old Country por Eric WrightNovel1986
The Trials of Israel Lipski: A True Story of a Victorian Murder in the East End of London por Martin L. FriedlandNonfiction1985
Murder Sees The Light por Howard EngelNovel1985
The Night the Gods Smiled por Eric WrightNovel1984

Shortlist 310

Le Murmure des hakapiks: La troisième enquête de Joaquin Moralès (French Edition) por Roxanne BouchardCrime Book in French2022
Dis-moi qui doit vivre... por Marc-André ChabotCrime Book in French2022
Conduite dangereuse (French Edition) por Guillaume MorrissetteCrime Book in French2022
Stigmates (Francis Pagliaro t. 5) (French Edition) por Richard Ste-MarieCrime Book in French2022
The Push por Ashley AudrainCrime First Novel2022
The Captive por Fiona King FosterCrime First Novel2022
Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery por Byron TD SmithCrime First Novel2022
All Is Well por Katherine WalkerCrime First Novel2022
Seven Down por David WhittonCrime First Novel2022
Don't Call It a Cult por Sarah BermanCrime Nonfiction2022
Vancouver Vice: Crime and Spectacle in the City’s West End por Aaron ChapmanCrime Nonfiction2022
Murder on the Inside: The True Story of the Deadly Riot at Kingston Penitentiary por Catherine FogartyCrime Nonfiction2022
The Don: The Story of Toronto's Infamous Jail por Lorna PoplakCrime Nonfiction2022
Under an Outlaw Moon: A Novel por Dietrich KalteisCrime Novel2022
Find You First por Linwood BarclayCrime Novel2022
Lost Immunity por Daniel KallaCrime Novel2022
Not a Happy Family por Shari LapeñaCrime Novel2022
The Hunted por Roz NayCrime Novel2022
Beneath Her Skin por C.S. PorterCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
The Corpse with the Iron Will (The Cait Morgan Mysteries Book 10) por Cathy AceCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Three for Trinity por Kevin MajorCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Death on Darby’s Island por Alice WalshCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Hell and Gone: A Wakeland Novel por Sam WiebeCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Letters from Johnny por Wayne NgCrime Novella2022
Flots por Patrick SenécalFrench Crime Book2022
The Traitor's Blade por Kevin SandsJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Blood Donor (Orca Soundings) por Karen BassJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Alice Fleck's Recipes for Disaster por Rachelle DelaneyJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Hunting by Stars por Cherie DimalineJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Don't Breathe a Word por Jordyn TaylorJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
The Beatle Bandit: A Serial Bank Robber's Deadly Heist, a Cross-Country Manhunt, and the Insanity Plea that Shook the Nation por Nate HendleyNonfiction Crime Book2022
What's the Matter with Mary Jane? por Candas Jane DorseyTraditional Mystery2022
Three Dog Knight por Alice BieniaTraditional Mystery2022
Murder in a Teacup por Vicki DelanyTraditional Mystery2022
Hell's Half Acre por Jackie ElliottTraditional Mystery2022
So many windings por Catherine MacdonaldTraditional Mystery2022
Cape Diamond: A Frank Yakabuski Mystery por Ron CorbettCrime Novel2019
The Winters: A Novel por Lisa GabrieleCrime Novel2019
Kingdom of the Blind por Louise PennyCrime Novel2019
The Girl in the Moss por Loreth Anne WhiteCrime Novel2019
Operation Wormwood por Helen C. EscottFirst Crime Novel2019
Full Disclosure por Beverley MclachlinFirst Crime Novel2019
Find You In The Dark por Nathan RipleyFirst Novel2019
Ragged Lake por Ron CorbettFirst Novel2018
Flush: A Robin Macfarland Mystery (Robin Macfarland Mystery: Inanna Poetry & Fiction) por Sky CurtisFirst Novel2018
Our Little Secret: A Novel por Roz NayFirst Novel2018
Amqui por Éric ForbesFrench2018
Blood, Sweat and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance, A Pioneer Forensics Investigator por Eve LazarusNonficion2018
Murder in Plain English: From Manifestos to Memes--Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers por Michael ArntfieldNonfiction2018
The dog lover unit : lessons in courage from the world's K9 cops por Rachel RoseNonfiction2018
Police Wife: The Secret Epidemic of Police Domestic Violence por Alex RoslinNonfiction2018
The Winners’ Circle por Gail BowenNovel2018
The White Angel por John MacLachlan GrayNovel2018
The Party por Robyn HardingNovel2018
The Forgotten Girl: A Thriller por Rio YouersNovel2018
Cold Girl por RM GreenawayFirst Novel2017
Where The Bodies Lie por Mark LisacFirst Novel2017
Still Mine por Amy StuartFirst Novel2017
Vrai ou faux por Chrystine BrouilletFrench2017
Terreur domestique por Guillaume MorrissetteFrench2017
Rinzen et l'homme perduFrench2017
Life Sentence: Stories from Four Decades of Court Reporting -- or, How I Fell Out of Love with the Canadian Justice System (Especially Judges) por Christie BlatchfordNonfiction2017
The Ballad of Danny Wolfe: Life of a Modern Outlaw por Joe FriesenNonfiction2017
Black River Road: An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character por Debra KomarNonfiction2017
Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland por Bobbi-Jean MacKinnonNonfiction2017
City of the Lost por Kelley ArmstrongNovel2017
After James por Michael HelmNovel2017
Dead Ground In Between por Maureen JenningsNovel2017
Wishful Seeing por Janet KelloughNovel2017
The Unquiet Dead por Ausma Zehanat KhanFirst Novel2016
Rum Luck (A Bar on a Beach Mystery) por Ryan AldredFirst Novel2016
Hard Drive por J. Mark CollinsFirst Novel2016
What Kills Good Men por David HoodFirst Novel2016
Encore por Alexis KoettingFirst Novel2016
L'affaire Mélodie Cormier por Guillaume MorrissetteFrench2016
Human on the inside : unlocking the truth about Canada's prisons por Gary GarrisonNonfiction2016
The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin Jr. por Debra KomarNonfiction2016
Cold War por Jerry LangtonNonfiction2016
Mr. Big: The Investigation into the Deaths of Karen and Krista Hart por Colleen LewisNonfiction2016
Hungry Ghosts: An Inspector Ramirez Novel por Peggy BlairNovel2016
The Storm Murders por John FarrowNovel2016
A Killing in Zion: A Mystery por Andrew HuntNovel2016
The Night Bell por Inger Ash WolfeNovel2016
A Quiet Kill por Janet BronsFirst Novel2015
No Worst, There Is None por Eve McBrideFirst Novel2015
Last of the Independents: Vancouver Noir por Sam WiebeFirst Novel2015
Being Uncle Charlie: A Life Undercover with Killers, Kingpins, Bikers and Druglords por Bob DeasyNon-fiction2015
Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online por Paula ToddNon-fiction2015
The Boom Room (Rapid Reads) por Rick BlechtaNovella2015
Juba Good por Vicki DelanyNovella2015
The Dragon Head King of Hong Kong por Ian HamiltonNovella2015
Almost Criminal (A Crime in Cascadia Mystery) por E.R. BrownFirst Novel2014
The Silent Wife por A. S. A. HarrisonFirst Novel2014
Hot Sinatra por Axel HowertonFirst Novel2014
Presto Variations: A Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery por Lee LamotheNovel2014
Miss Montreal por Howard ShrierNovel2014
An Inquiry into Love and Death por Simone St. JamesNovel2014
My Sister's Keeper por Brenda ChapmanNovella2014
A Woman Scorned por James HeneghanNovella2014
The Beggar's Opera por Peggy BlairFirst Novel2013
Confined Space por Deryn CollierFirst Novel2013
The Dead of Winter por Peter KirbyFirst Novel2013
A Private Man por Chris LaingFirst Novel2013
Octopus: Sam Israel, the Secret Market, and Wall Street's Wildest Con por Guy LawsonNon-fiction2013
Thieves of Bay Street: How Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions from Canadians por Bruce LiveseyNon-fiction2013
Trust Your Eyes por Linwood BarclayNovel2013
The Trinity Game por Sean ChercoverNovel2013
The Messenger: A Novel por Stephen MillerNovel2013
Niceville por Carsten StroudNovel2013
A Winter Kill por Vicki DelanyNovella2013
Evil Behind That Door por Barbara FradkinNovella2013
Watching Jeopardy por Norm FosterFirst Novel2012
The Man Who Killed por Fraser NixonFirst Novel2012
Survivor por Sean SlaterFirst Novel2012
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows por Alan BradleyNovel2012
I'll See You in My Dreams: An Arthur Beauchamp Novel por William DeverellNovel2012
A Trick of the Light por Louise PennyNovel2012
The Guilty Plea: A Novel por Robert RotenbergNovel2012
The Damage Done por Hilary DavidsonFirst Novel2011
The Penalty Killing: A Martin Carter Mystery por Michael McKinleyFirst Novel2011
The Parabolist: A Novel por Nicholas RuddockFirst Novel2011
Still Missing por Chevy StevensFirst Novel2011
In Plain Sight por Mike KnowlesNovel2011
The Extinction Club por Jeffrey MooreNovel2011
A Criminal to Remember por Michael Van RooyNovel2011
As Long As We Both Shall Live por Rick Mofina2011
The Cold Light of Mourning por Elizabeth J. DuncanFirst Novel2010
The Weight of Stones por C. B. ForrestFirst Novel2010
A Magpie's Smile por Eugene MeeseFirst Novel2010
Darkness at the Stroke of Noon por Dennis Richard MurphyFirst Novel2010
Not Suitable for Family Viewing por Vicki GrantJuvenile2010
Aloha, Candy Hearts por Anthony BidulkaNovel2010
Arctic Blue Death: A Meg Harris Mystery por R.J. HarlickNovel2010
The Finger's Twist por Lee LamotheNovel2010
Death Spiral por James W. NicholNovel2010
Iced Under por Nadine DoolittleFirst Novel2009
Headline Murder por April LindgrenFirst Novel2009
Margarita Nights por Phyllis SmallmanFirst Novel2009
The K Handshape por Maureen JenningsNovel2009
Transgression: A Novel of Love and War por James W. NicholNovel2009
A Rule Against Murder por Louise PennyNovel2009
The Tsunami File por Michael E. RoseNovel2009
The Line Painter por Claire CameronFirst Novel2008
Big City, Bad Blood por Sean ChercoverFirst Novel2008
Blood of Dreams por Susan ParisiFirst Novel2008
The Silk Train Murder: A Mystery of the Klondike por Sharon RowseFirst Novel2008
Sucker Punch por Marc StrangeFirst Novel2008
No Time for Goodbye por Linwood BarclayNovel2008
SNOW CANDY por Terry CarrollNovel2008
A Journeyman to Grief por Maureen JenningsNovel2008
The Cruellest Month por Louise PennyNovel2008
The Elvis Interviews por Glen BonhamFirst Novel2007
Reparations por Stephen KimberFirst Novel2007
Dead Money por Grant MccreaFirst Novel2007
Deadly Lessons por David RussellFirst Novel2007
Enter the Babylon System: Unpacking Gun Culture from Samuel Colt to 50 Cent por Rodrigo BascuñánNon-Fiction2007
Lone Wolf por Linwood BarclayNovel2007
Every Secret Thing por Susanna KearsleyNovel2007
Break No Bones por Kathy ReichsNovel2007
Piece of My Heart por Peter RobinsonNovel2007
The Joining of Dingo Radish por Rob HarasymchukFirst Novel2006
All Shook Up por Mike HarrisonFirst Novel2006
Blue Mercy por Illona HausFirst Novel2006
Sugarmilk Falls por Ilona Van MilFirst Novel2006
Cemetery of the Nameless por Rick BlechtaNovel2006
Blackfly Season por Giles BluntNovel2006
Cold Dark Matter por Alex BrettNovel2006
Strange Affair por Peter RobinsonNovel2006
Death in the Age of Steam: A Mystery por Mel BradshawFirst Novel2005
Raw Deal: A Jake Morgan Mystery (Jake Morgan Mystery series) por Rick GadziolaFirst Novel2005
Confession in Moscow por Michael JohansenFirst Novel2005
Mad Money por Linda L. RichardsFirst Novel2005
The Border Guards por Mark SinnettFirst Novel2005
The last good day por Gail BowenNovel2005
The Magyar Venus por Lyn HamiltonNovel2005
Playing with Fire por Peter RobinsonNovel2005
Sweep Lotus: An Elias McCann Mystery por Mark ZuehlkeNovel2005
Amuse Bouche por Anthony BidulkaFirst Novel2004
The Mazovia Legacy por Michael E. RoseFirst Novel2004
The Sleeping Boy por Barbara J. StewartFirst Novel2004
Lament for a Lounge Lizard por Mary Jane MaffiniNovel2004
The Glenwood Treasure por Kim MoritsuguNovel2004
The Summer that Never Was por Peter RobinsonNovel2004
The Hua Shan Hospital Murders (Zhong Fong Mystery) por David RotenbergNovel2004
Unlikely Victims por Alvin AbramFirst Novel2003
Undertow por Thomas Rendell CurranFirst Novel2003
Come Clean por John F. ParkerFirst Novel2003
Work of Idle Hands por Jonathon PlatzFirst Novel2003
Blackflies Are Murder por Lou AllinNovel2003
Once Upon a Time por Barbara FradkinNovel2003
Hot Pursuit por Nora KellyNovel2003
Grave Secrets por Kathy ReichsNovel2003
The Thief-Taker por T. F. BanksFirst Novel2002
The Devil In Me por J.D. CarpenterFirst Novel2002
Missing: Presumed Dead por James HawkinsFirst Novel2002
Every Wickedness por Cathy Vasas-BrownFirst Novel2002
The Laughing Falcon por William DeverellNovel2002
Ice Lake por John FarrowNovel2002
Cold Fear por Rick MofinaNovel2002
Aftermath por Peter RobinsonNovel2002
Seeing Stars por Gary Barwin2001
Dying by Degrees por Eileen CoughlanFirst Novel2001
If Angels Fall por Rick MofinaFirst Novel2001
To Die in Spring: A Rebecca Temple Mystery por Sylvia Maultash WarshFirst Novel2001
Diamond Dogs por Alan WattFirst Novel2001
Forty Words for Sorrow por Giles BluntNovel2001
One-Eyed Jacks por Brad SmithNovel2001
The kidnapping of Rosie Dawn por Eric WrightNovel2001
Crimes of War por Peter HoggFirst Novel2000
Pluto Rising por Karen IrvingFirst Novel2000
Speak Ill of the Dead por Mary Jane MaffiniFirst Novel2000
Guilty Addictions: A Political Mystery por Garrett WilsonFirst Novel2000
The Dead of Winter por Lisa AppignanesiNovel2000
Slander por William DeverellNovel2000
City of Ice por John FarrowNovel2000
In a Dry Season por Peter RobinsonNovel2000
Lethal Practice por Peter ClementFirst Novel1999
Hoot to Kill por Karen DudleyFirst Novel1999
Down in the Dumps (Polly Deacon Murder Mysteries) por H Mel MaltonFirst Novel1999
The Electrical Field por Kerri SakamotoFirst Novel1999
Verdict in Blood por Gail BowenNovel1999
Cold Comfort por Scott MackayNovel1999
Remedy for Treason por Caroline RoeNovel1999
Next Week Will Be Better por Jean RurykNovel1999
Standing in the Shadows por Michelle SpringNovel1999
Shanghai Alley por Jim ChristyFirst Novel1998
The Xibalba Murders por Lyn HamiltonFirst Novel1998
Except the Dying por Maureen JenningsFirst Novel1998
The Blood Libel por Allan LevineFirst Novel1998
Free Reign por Rosemary AubertNovel1998
Death at Sandringham House por C. C. BenisonNovel1998
Ghirlandaio’s Daughter por John Spencer HillNovel1998
Dead Right por Peter RobinsonNovel1998
Illegal Alien por Robert J. SawyerNovel1998
Plane Death por Anne Mary DooleyFirst Novel1997
Throwaway Angels por Nancy RichlerFirst Novel1997
Gas Head Willy- Introducing D. B. Murphy Private Detective por Richard J. ThomasFirst Novel1997
Alias Grace por Margaret AtwoodNovel1997
Light from Dead Stars por Martin S. CohenNovel1997
Nice Girls Finish Last por Sparkle HayterNovel1997
Fatal Flaw por Frank SmithNovel1997
Deadly by Nature (Midnight Original Murder Mystery) por Meredith AndrewFirst Novel1996
Debut for a Spy por Harry CurrieFirst Novel1996
Moonlit Days and Nights por D. H. TooleFirst Novel1996
Street Legal: The Betrayal por William DeverellNovel1996
Striking Out por Alison GordonNovel1996
Heartbreaker por Laurence GoughNovel1996
No Cure for Love por Peter RobinsonNovel1996
Healthy Wealthy & Dead (Phoebe Fairfax Mystery) por Suzanne NorthFirst Novel1995
Every Breath You Take por Michelle SpringFirst Novel1995
Lights Out por Peter AbrahamsNovel1995
The Good Life por John BradyNovel1995
Solitary dancer por John Lawrence ReynoldsNovel1995
A Touch of Panic por L. R. WrightNovel1995
The Bloody Man: A Jean-Claude Keyes Mystery por Bevan AmberhillFirst Novel1994
Dead and Living: A Novel por Jane BowFirst Novel1994
Deadlock por J. Stuart LangfordFirst Novel1994
Alaska Highway Two-Step por Caroline WoodwardFirst Novel1994
All Souls por John BradyNovel1994
There was an Old Woman: A Benny Cooperman Mystery (Benny Cooperman Mysteries) por Howard EngelNovel1994
Virtual Light por William GibsonNovel1994
Water Damage por Gregory WardNovel1994
Prized Possessions por L. R. WrightNovel1994
A Murder of Crows por Margaret HaffnerFirst Novel1993
Found: A Body por Betsy StruthersFirst Novel1993
The wandering soul murders por Gail BowenNovel1993
Fall Down Easy por Laurence GoughNovel1993
Wednesday's Child por Peter RobinsonNovel1993
Pursued by Shadows por Medora SaleNovel1993
The Jacamar nest por David ParryFirst Novel1992
The chocolate box: An Edna Heathcott mystery por Leslie Elizabeth WattsFirst Novel1992
Accidental Deaths por Laurence GoughNovel1992
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The Hanging Valley por Peter RobinsonNovel1990
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Stalking Horse por Brendan HowleyFirst Novel1989
Murder in a Cold Climate por Scott YoungFirst Novel1989
Platinum Blues por William DeverellNovel1989
Death on a No. 8 Hook por Laurence GoughNovel1989
A Dedicated Man por Peter RobinsonNovel1989
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Gallows View por Peter RobinsonFirst Novel1988
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Mortal Sins por Anna PorterNovel1988
A Body Surrounded by Water por Eric WrightNovel1988
The Telling of Lies por Timothy FindleyNovel1987
To an easy grave por Alexander LawNovel1987
Fool's Gold por Ted WoodNovel1987
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The Crime Writers of Canada (CWC) honors works published for the first time in the previous year by authors living in Canada, regardless of their nationality, or by Canadian writers living outside of Canada. Arthur Ellis was the nom de travail of Canada’s official hangman. (English, Member-written)
The Arthur Ellis Award, named after the nom de travail of Canada's official hangman, is an annual award from the Crime Writers of Canada that recognizes excellence in Canadian crime writing. (English, Member-written)

The Awards are for CRIME WRITING and are not restricted to mystery writing. Crime-writing encompasses far more than the traditional whodunit. The crime genre includes crime, detective, espionage, mystery, suspense, and thriller writing, as well as fictional or factual accounts of criminal doings and crime-themed literary works.

Awards are presented annually in the following categories (pending sufficient numbers.)

For published works:

  • The Peter Robinson Award for Best Crime Novel sponsored by Rakuten Kobo, with a $1000 prize (Min. 50,000 words)
  • Best Crime First Novel sponsored by Melodie Campbell with a $1,000 prize (Min. 50,000 words AND author’s 1st novel in any genre.)
  • The Whodunit Award for Best Traditional Mystery sponsored by Jane Doe, with a $500 prize (Min. 50,000 words)
  • The Howard Engel Award for Best Crime Novel Set in Canada sponsored by Charlotte Engel and CWC with a $500 prize. (Min. 50,000 words)
  • Best Crime Novella (8,001 - 49,999 words)
  • Best Crime Short Story (Max. 8,000 words)
  • Best French Crime Book (Fiction and Nonfiction)
  • Best Juvenile or YA Crime Book sponsored by Shaftesbury with a $500 prize (Fiction and Nonfiction)
  • The Brass Knuckles Award for Best Nonfiction Crime Book sponsored by David Reid Simpson Law Firm (Hamilton) with a $300 prize

For unpublished novels:

  • The Award for Best Unpublished Manuscript

The Awards are open to permanent residents of Canada, or by Canadian citizens living abroad.

(English, Award granter)


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