Crime Writers of Canada Awards of ExcellenceShortlist

Given by Crime Writers of Canada (CWC)

Other Names: Prix Arthur-Ellis (French)
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The Berry Pickers by Amanda PetersCrime First Novel2024
The Bittlemores by Jann ArdenCrime First Novel2024
Adrift by Lisa BrideauCrime First Novel2024
The Damned Lovely by Adam FrostCrime First Novel2024
Perfect Shot: A Thriller by Steve UrszenyiCrime First Novel2024
The Maid's Diary by Loreth Anne WhiteCrime Novel2024
The Drowning Woman by Robyn HardingCrime Novel2024
Everyone Here Is Lying by Shari LapeñaCrime Novel2024
Middlemen (The MacNeice Mysteries, 5) by Scott ThornleyCrime Novel2024
Sunset and Jericho: A Wakeland Novel (Wakeland, 4) by Sam WiebeCrime Novel2024
Wild Hope by Joan ThomasCrime Novel Set in Canada2024
The Almost Widow by Gail Anderson-DargatzCrime Novel Set in Canada2024
Elmington by Renee LehnenCrime Novel Set in Canada2024
A Cruel Light by Cyndi MacMillanCrime Novel Set in Canada2024
La sainte paix (French Edition) by André MaroisFrench Language Crime Book2024
Le mois des morts: Une enquête de Maud Graham (French Edition) by Chrystine BrouilletFrench Language Crime Book2024
Le dernier souffle est le plus lourd by Catherine LafranceFrench Language Crime Book2024
Rien by Jean-Jacques PelletierFrench Language Crime Book2024
Funeral Songs for Dying Girls by Cherie DimalineJuvenile/YA Crime Book2024
Someone Is Always Watching by Kelley ArmstrongJuvenile/YA Crime Book2024
The Big Sting by Rachelle DelaneyJuvenile/YA Crime Book2024
Catfish Rolling by Clara KumagaiJuvenile/YA Crime Book2024
Champions of the Fox by Kevin SandsJuvenile/YA Crime Book2024
Human Scale, The: Murder, Mischief and Other Selected Mayhems by Michael ListaNonfiction Crime Book2024
The Survivor: How I Survived Six Concentration Camps and Became a Nazi Hunter by Josef LewkowiczNonfiction Crime Book2024
Jukebox Empire: The Mob and the Dark Side of the American Dream by David RabinovitchNonfiction Crime Book2024
Cheated: The Laurier Liberals and the Theft of First Nations Reserve Land by Bill WaiserNonfiction Crime Book2024
The Mystery Guest by Nita ProseTraditional Mystery2024
The Legacy: A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery by Gail BowenTraditional Mystery2024
The Game Is a Footnote by Vicki DelanyTraditional Mystery2024
Steeped in Malice by Vicki DelanyTraditional Mystery2024
To Track a Traitor by Iona WhishawTraditional Mystery2024
Citizens of Light: A Novel by Sam ShelstadCrime First Novel2023
Going to Beautiful by Anthony BidulkaCrime Novel2023
Take Your Breath Away by Linwood BarclayCrime Novel2023
An Unthinkable Thing by Nicole LundriganCrime Novel2023
Please Join Us by Catherine McKenzieCrime Novel2023
Daughters of the Occupation: A Novel of WWII by Shelly SandersCrime Novel2023
A Snake in the Raspberry Patch by Joanne JacksonCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
Five Moves of Doom by A. J. DevlinCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
Blood Atonement by S. M. FreedmanCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
Cold Snap by Maureen JenningsCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
The Honeybee Emeralds by Amy TectorCrime Novel Set in Canada2023
Dead End Track: M. E. Blackwood Story (Detective Mahoney Series) by Julie HinerCrime Novella2023
The Emir's Falcon by Matt HughesCrime Novella2023
The Man from Mittelwerk by M.Z. UrlockerFirst Crime Novel2023
Heartbreak Homes by Jo TreggiariJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
Lark Steals the Show by Natasha DeenJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
The Seaside Corpse by Marthe JocelynJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
Wrong Side of the Court by H. N. KhanJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
Butt Sandwich & Tree by Wesley KingJuvenile or YA Crime Book2023
The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation by Rosemary SullivanNonfiction Crime Book2023
How to Solve a Cold Case: And Everything Else You Wanted To Know About Catching Killers by Michael ArntfieldNonfiction Crime Book2023
The Castleton Massacre: Survivors’ Stories of the Killins Femicide by Sharon Anne CookNonfiction Crime Book2023
Lost in the Valley of Death: A Story of Obsession and Danger in the Himalayas by Harley RustadNonfiction Crime Book2023
Knight In The Museum by Alice BieniaTraditional Crime Novel2023
Fenian Street: A Mystery by Anne EmeryTraditional Crime Novel2023
Death Plans a Perfect Trip (A Charlotte Adams Professional Organizer Mystery Book 6) by Mary Jane MaffiniTraditional Crime Novel2023
Framed in Fire by Iona WhishawTraditional Crime Novel2023
Deep House by Thomas KingTraditional Mystery2023
The Push by Ashley AudrainCrime First Novel2022
The Captive by Fiona King FosterCrime First Novel2022
Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery by Byron TD SmithCrime First Novel2022
All Is Well by Katherine WalkerCrime First Novel2022
Seven Down by David WhittonCrime First Novel2022
Under an Outlaw Moon: A Novel by Dietrich KalteisCrime Novel2022
Find You First by Linwood BarclayCrime Novel2022
Lost Immunity by Daniel KallaCrime Novel2022
Not a Happy Family by Shari LapeñaCrime Novel2022
The Hunted by Roz NayCrime Novel2022
Beneath Her Skin by C.S. PorterCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
The Corpse with the Iron Will (The Cait Morgan Mysteries Book 10) by Cathy AceCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Three for Trinity by Kevin MajorCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Death on Darby’s Island by Alice WalshCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Hell and Gone: A Wakeland Novel by Sam WiebeCrime Novel Set in Canada2022
Letters from Johnny by Wayne NgCrime Novella2022
Flots by Patrick SenécalFrench Crime Book2022
Le Murmure des hakapiks: La troisième enquête de Joaquin Moralès (French Edition) by Roxanne BouchardFrench Crime Book2022
Dis-moi qui doit vivre... by Marc-André ChabotFrench Crime Book2022
Conduite dangereuse (French Edition) by Guillaume MorrissetteFrench Crime Book2022
Stigmates (Francis Pagliaro t. 5) (French Edition) by Richard Ste-MarieFrench Crime Book2022
The Traitor's Blade by Kevin SandsJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Blood Donor (Orca Soundings) by Karen BassJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Alice Fleck's Recipes for Disaster by Rachelle DelaneyJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Hunting by Stars by Cherie DimalineJuvenile or YA Crime Book2022
Don't Breathe a Word by 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 by Nate HendleyNonfiction Crime Book2022
Don't Call it a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of NXIVM by Sarah BermanNonfiction Crime Book2022
Vancouver Vice: Crime and Spectacle in the City’s West End by Aaron ChapmanNonfiction Crime Book2022
Murder on the Inside: The True Story of the Deadly Riot at Kingston Penitentiary by Catherine FogartyNonfiction Crime Book2022
The Don: The Story of Toronto's Infamous Jail by Lorna PoplakNonfiction Crime Book2022
What's the Matter with Mary Jane? by Candas Jane DorseyTraditional Mystery2022
Three Dog Knight by Alice BieniaTraditional Mystery2022
Murder in a Teacup by Vicki DelanyTraditional Mystery2022
Hell's Half Acre by Jackie ElliottTraditional Mystery2022
So many windings by Catherine MacdonaldTraditional Mystery2022
The Transaction (174) (Essential Prose Series) by Guglielmo D'IzziaCrime First Novel2021
And We Shall Have Snow by Raye AndersonCrime First Novel2021
The Nightshade Cabal by Chris Patrick CarolanCrime First Novel2021
True Patriots by Russell FralichCrime First Novel2021
The Woman in the Attic by Emily HepditchCrime First Novel2021
The Finder by Will FergusonCrime Novel2021
How a Woman Becomes a Lake by Marjorie CelonaCrime Novel2021
The Historians by Cecilia EkbackCrime Novel2021
Hurry Home: A Novel by Roz NayCrime Novel2021
Stay Where I Can See You: A Novel by Katrina OnstadCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
Payback: A Kris Redner Mystery by Randall DenleyCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
Rabbit Foot Bill by Helen HumphreysCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
The Dogs of Winter (A Russell and Leduc Mystery (2)) by Ann LambertCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
Two for the Tablelands by Kevin MajorCrime Novel Set in Canada2021
Never Going Back by Sam WiebeCrime Novella2021
The Unpleasantness at the Battle of Thornford by C. C. BenisonCrime Novella2021
Coral Reef Views by Vicki DelanyCrime Novella2021
La mariée de corail by Roxanne BouchardFrench Crime Book2021
Les cachettes (French Edition) by Guy LalancetteFrench Crime Book2021
Les Demoiselles de Havre-Aubert (French Edition) by Jean LemieuxFrench Crime Book2021
Inacceptable by Gauthier StéphanieFrench Crime Book2021
Red Fox Road by Frances GreensladeJuvenile or YA Crime Book2021
Lucy Crisp and the Vanishing House by Janet HillJuvenile or YA Crime Book2021
Fight Like a Girl by Sheena KamalJuvenile or YA Crime Book2021
Magic Dark and Strange by Kelly PowellJuvenile or YA Crime Book2021
I Hope You're Listening by Tom RyanJuvenile 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 by Justin LingNonfiction Crime Book2021
Murder in the family: how the search to my mother's killer let to my father by Jeff BlackstockNonfiction Crime Book2021
Horseplay: My Time Undercover on the Granville Strip by Norm BoucherNonfiction Crime Book2021
Blood in the Water: A True Story of Revenge in the Maritimes by Silver Donald CameronNonfiction Crime Book2021
Cold Case North: The Search for James Brady and Absolom Halkett by Michael NestNonfiction Crime Book2021
Past Presence by Nicole BrossCrime First Novel2020
Fate by Ian HamiltonCrime Novel2020
Hideaway by Nicole LundriganCrime Novel2020
The Last Resort by Marissa StapleyCrime Novel2020
In the Dark by Loreth Anne WhiteCrime Novel2020
The Goddaughter Does Vegas (Rapid Reads) by Melodie CampbellCrime Novella2020
Too close to home by Brenda ChapmanCrime Novella2020
Blood Ties by Barbara FradkinCrime Novella2020
Nobody Move by Philip ElliottFirst Crime Novel2020
Tempêtes by Andrée A. MichaudFrench Book2020
Les offrandes (French Edition) by Louis CarmainFrench Crime Book2020
Ghetto X. une Enquete de Victor Lessard by Martin MichaudFrench Crime Book2020
Le tribunal de la rue Quirion (French Edition) by Guillaume MorrissetteFrench Crime Book2020
Keep This to Yourself by Tom RyanJuvenile or YA Book2020
Tank & Fizz: The Case of the Tentacle Terror by Liam O'DonnellJuvenile or YA Crime Book2020
Ghosts by David A. RobertsonJuvenile or YA Crime Book2020
The Grey Sisters by Jo TreggiariJuvenile or YA Crime Book2020
Murdered Midas: A Millionaire, His Gold Mine, and a Strange Death on an Island Paradise by Charlotte GrayNonfiction2020
The Forest City Killer: A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice by Vanessa BrownNonfiction Crime Book2020
The Missing Millionaire: The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed With Finding Him by Katie DaubsNonfiction Crime Book2020
The Billionaire Murders: The Mysterious Deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman by Kevin DonovanNonfiction Crime Book2020
The Court of Better Fiction: Three Trials, Two Executions, and Arctic Sovereignty by Debra KomarNonfiction Crime Book2020
Greenwood by Michael ChristieNovel2020
The Red Chesterfield by Wayne ArthursonNovella2020
Adolphus: Une enquête de Joseph Laflamme by Hervé GagnonCrime Book in French2019
Deux coups de pied de trop [Two kicks too many]: Une enquête de l'inspecteur Héroux [An investigation by Inspector Héroux] by Guillaume MorrissetteCrime Book in French2019
Though the Heavens Fall by Anne EmeryCrime Novel2019
Cape Diamond: A Frank Yakabuski Mystery by Ron CorbettCrime Novel2019
The Winters: A Novel by Lisa GabrieleCrime Novel2019
Kingdom of the Blind by Louise PennyCrime Novel2019
The Girl in the Moss by Loreth Anne WhiteCrime Novel2019
Murder Among the Pines by John Lawrence ReynoldsCrime Novella2019
The B-Team: The Case of the Angry First Wife by Melodie CampbellCrime Novella2019
Blue Water Hues by Vicki DelanyCrime Novella2019
Cobra clutch by A. J. DevlinFirst Crime Novel2019
Operation Wormwood by Helen C. EscottFirst Crime Novel2019
Full Disclosure by Beverley MclachlinFirst Crime Novel2019
Why Was Rachel Murdered? by Bill PrenticeFirst Crime Novel2019
Find You In The Dark by Nathan RipleyFirst Crime Novel2019
Escape by Linwood BarclayJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2019
The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle BarkerJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2019
Call of the Wraith by Kevin SandsJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2019
The Ruinous Sweep by Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2019
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World by Sarah WeinmanNonfiction Crime Book2019
Dying for a Drink: How a Prohibition Preacher Got Away with Murder by Patrick BrodeNonfiction Crime Book2019
The King of Con: How a Smooth-Talking Jersey Boy Made and Lost Billions, Baffled the FBI, Eluded the Mob, and Lived to Tell the Crooked Tale by Thomas GiacomaroNonfiction Crime Book2019
The Boy on the Bicycle: A Forgotten Case of Wrongful Conviction in Toronto by Nate HendleyNonfiction Crime Book2019
Murder by Milkshake: an Astonishing True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and a Charismatic Killer. by Eve LazarusNonfiction Crime Book2019
Les Tricoteuses by Marie SaurCrime Book in French2018
Amqui by Éric ForbesCrime Book in French2018
Les clefs du silence by Jean LemieuxCrime Book in French2018
Les chroniques de Gervais d'Anceny : La mort en bleu pastel by Maryse RouyCrime Book in French2018
Sleeping in the Ground by Peter RobinsonCrime Novel2018
The Winners’ Circle by Gail BowenCrime Novel2018
The White Angel by John MacLachlan GrayCrime Novel2018
The Party by Robyn HardingCrime Novel2018
The Forgotten Girl: A Thriller by Rio YouersCrime Novel2018
Blood and Belonging by Vicki DelanyCrime Novella2018
Dead Clown Blues (Carnegie Fitch, #1) by R. Daniel LesterCrime Novella2018
Full Curl by Dave ButlerFirst Crime Novel2018
Puzzle of Pieces by Sally Hill BrouardFirst Crime Novel2018
Ragged Lake by Ron CorbettFirst Crime Novel2018
Flush: A Robin Macfarland Mystery (Robin Macfarland Mystery: Inanna Poetry & Fiction) by Sky CurtisFirst Crime Novel2018
Our Little Secret: A Novel by Roz NayFirst Crime Novel2018
Chase by Linwood BarclayJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2018
Missing by Kelley ArmstrongJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2018
The Disappearance by Gillian ChanJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2018
Thistlewood by Donna ChubatyJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2018
The Lives of Desperate Girls by MacKenzie CommonJuvenile/Young Adult Crime Book2018
The Whisky King: The remarkable true story of Canada's most infamous bootlegger and the undercover Mountie on his trail by Trevor ColeNonfiction Crime Book2018
Murder in Plain English: From Manifestos to Memes--Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers by Michael ArntfieldNonfiction Crime Book2018
Blood, Sweat and Fear: The Story of Inspector Vance, A Pioneer Forensics Investigator by Eve LazarusNonfiction Crime Book2018
The dog lover unit : lessons in courage from the world's K9 cops by Rachel RoseNonfiction Crime Book2018
Police Wife: The Secret Epidemic of Police Domestic Violence by Alex RoslinNonfiction Crime Book2018
Red Light - Tome 1: Adieu, mignonne by Marie-Eve BourassaBook in French2017
Strange Things Done by Elle WildFirst Novel2017
Rum Luck (A Bar on a Beach Mystery) by Ryan AldredFirst Novel2017
Cold Girl by RM GreenawayFirst Novel2017
Where The Bodies Lie by Mark LisacFirst Novel2017
Still Mine by Amy StuartFirst Novel2017
Vrai ou faux by Chrystine BrouilletFrench2017
Terreur domestique by Guillaume MorrissetteFrench2017
Rinzen et l'homme perdu by Johanne SeymourFrench2017
Masterminds: Criminal Destiny by Gordon KormanJuvenile/YA Book2017
Trial By Fire by Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA Book2017
The Girl in a Coma by John MossJuvenile/YA Book2017
Shooter by Caroline PignatJuvenile/YA Book2017
Another Me by Eva WisemanJuvenile/YA Book2017
A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story by Jeremy GrimaldiNonfiction2017
Life Sentence: Stories from Four Decades of Court Reporting -- or, How I Fell Out of Love with the Canadian Justice System (Especially Judges) by Christie BlatchfordNonfiction2017
The Ballad of Danny Wolfe: Life of a Modern Outlaw by Joe FriesenNonfiction2017
Black River Road: An Unthinkable Crime, an Unlikely Suspect, and the Question of Character by Debra KomarNonfiction2017
Shadow of Doubt: The Trial of Dennis Oland by Bobbi-Jean MacKinnonNonfiction2017
The Fortunate Brother by Donna MorrisseyNovel2017
City of the Lost by Kelley ArmstrongNovel2017
After James by Michael HelmNovel2017
Dead Ground In Between by Maureen JenningsNovel2017
Wishful Seeing by Janet KelloughNovel2017
Rundown: A Pratt & Ellis Mystery (Rapid Reads) by Rick BlechtaNovella2017
No trace by Brenda ChapmanNovella2017
When Blood Lies by Linda L. RichardsNovella2017
L'Affaire Myosotis (French Edition) by Luc ChartrandBook in French2016
L'affaire Mélodie Cormier by Guillaume MorrissetteBook in French2016
The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat KhanFirst Novel2016
Hard Drive by J. Mark CollinsFirst Novel2016
What Kills Good Men by David HoodFirst Novel2016
Encore by Alexis KoettingFirst Novel2016
Old Bones by Brian R LindsayFirst Novel2016
Trouble is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie TromlyJuvenile/YA2016
Diego's Crossing by Robert HoughJuvenile/YA2016
Set You Free by Jeff RossJuvenile/YA2016
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin SandsJuvenile/YA2016
The Dogs by Allan StrattonJuvenile/YA2016
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean JobbNonfiction2016
Human on the inside : unlocking the truth about Canada's prisons by Gary GarrisonNonfiction2016
The Bastard of Fort Stikine: The Hudson's Bay Company and the Murder of John McLoughlin Jr. by Debra KomarNonfiction2016
Cold War by Jerry LangtonNonfiction2016
Mr. Big: The Investigation into the Deaths of Karen and Krista Hart by Colleen LewisNonfiction2016
Open Season by Peter KirbyNovel2016
Hungry Ghosts: An Inspector Ramirez Novel by Peggy BlairNovel2016
The Storm Murders by John FarrowNovel2016
A Killing in Zion: A Mystery by Andrew HuntNovel2016
The Night Bell by Inger Ash WolfeNovel2016
Black Canyon by Jeremy BatesNovella2016
Deadly Season (A Carmedy & Garrett Mini-Mystery Book 1) by Alison BruceNovella2016
The Night Thief by Barbara FradkinNovella2016
Beethoven's Tenth by Brian HarveyNovella2016
Boundary: The Last Summer by Andree MichaudBook in French2015
Jack: Une enquête de Joseph Laflamme by Hervé GagnonBook in French2015
Les chroniques de Gervais d'Annecy 01: Meurtre à l'Hôtel Despréaux by Maryse RouyBook in French2015
Repentir(s) (Poche) by Richard Ste-MarieBook in French2015
A Siege of Bitterns by Steve BurrowsFirst Novel2015
A Quiet Kill by Janet BronsFirst Novel2015
Windigo Fire by M.H. CallwayFirst Novel2015
No Worst, There Is None by Eve McBrideFirst Novel2015
Last of the Independents: Vancouver Noir by Sam WiebeFirst Novel2015
Dead Man's Switch by Sigmund BrouwerJuvenile/YA2015
Face-Off by Michael BetchermanJuvenile/YA2015
The Voice inside My Head by S.J. LaidlawJuvenile/YA2015
About That Night by Norah McClintockJuvenile/YA2015
The Bodies We Wear by Jeyn RobertsJuvenile/YA2015
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country by Charlotte GrayNonfiction2015
Being Uncle Charlie: A Life Undercover with Killers, Kingpins, Bikers and Druglords by Bob DeasyNonfiction2015
Innocence on trial : the framing of Ivan Henry by Joan I. McEwenNonfiction2015
Life Real Loud: John Lefebvre, Neteller and the Revolution in Online Gambling by Bill ReynoldsNonfiction2015
Extreme Mean: Trolls, Bullies and Predators Online by Paula ToddNonfiction2015
Plague by C. C. HumphreysNovel2015
Cold Mourning by Brenda ChapmanNovel2015
None So Blind by Barbara FradkinNovel2015
No Known Grave by Maureen JenningsNovel2015
Killing Pilgrim (Marko Della Torre) by Alen MattichNovel2015
The Boom Room (Rapid Reads) by Rick BlechtaNovella2015
Juba Good by Vicki DelanyNovella2015
The Dragon Head King of Hong Kong by Ian HamiltonNovella2015
Stone Mattress: A Story by Margaret AtwoodShort Story2015
Therapy by Peter Clement and cathy HarlandShort Story2015
Les Enquêtes de Judith Allison l'Enfant Promis by Maureen MartineauBook in French2014
Saccages by Chrystine BrouilletBook in French2014
Et à l'heure de votre mort by Jacques CôtéBook in French2014
Bait by J. Kent MessumFirst Novel2014
Almost Criminal (A Crime in Cascadia Mystery) by E.R. BrownFirst Novel2014
The Silent Wife by A. S. A. HarrisonFirst Novel2014
Hot Sinatra by Axel HowertonFirst Novel2014
Die On Your Feet: a Lola Starke novel (Volume 1) by SG WongFirst Novel2014
Bones Never Lie: How Forensics Helps Solve History's Mysteries by Elizabeth MacLeodJuvenile/YA2014
Sabotage by Karen AutioJuvenile/YA2014
Apparition by Gail GallantJuvenile/YA2014
The Devil's Making: A Mystery by Sean HaldaneNovel2014
Walls of a Mind (An Aliette Nouvelle Mystery Book 5) by John BrookeNovel2014
Presto Variations: A Ray Tate and Djuna Brown Mystery by Lee LamotheNovel2014
Miss Montreal by Howard ShrierNovel2014
An Inquiry into Love and Death by Simone St. JamesNovel2014
The Goddaughter's Revenge by Melodie CampbellNovella2014
My Sister's Keeper by Brenda ChapmanNovella2014
A Woman Scorned by James HeneghanNovella2014
Night of the Albinos by Mario BolducCrime Writing in French2013
De pierres et de sang by André JacquesCrime Writing in French2013
L'HOMME DU JEUDI by Jean LemieuxCrime Writing in French2013
Je me souviens by Martin MichaudCrime Writing in French2013
L'inaveu by Richard Ste-MarieCrime Writing in French2013
The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. JamesFirst Novel2013
The Beggar's Opera by Peggy BlairFirst Novel2013
Confined Space by Deryn CollierFirst Novel2013
The Dead of Winter by Peter KirbyFirst Novel2013
A Private Man by Chris LaingFirst Novel2013
Becoming Holmes by Shane PeacockJuvenile/YA2013
Live to Tell by Lisa HarringtonJuvenile/YA2013
The Traitor and the Tunnel by Y. S. LeeJuvenile/YA2013
Crush. Candy. Corpse. by Sylvia McNicollJuvenile/YA2013
The Lynching of Louie Sam by Elizabeth StewartJuvenile/YA2013
The Devil's Cinema: The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room by Steve LillebuenNonfiction2013
Bloody Justice: The Truth Behind the Bandido Massacre at Shedden by Anita ArvastNonfiction2013
Octopus: Sam Israel, the Secret Market, and Wall Street's Wildest Con by Guy LawsonNonfiction2013
Thieves of Bay Street: How Banks, Brokerages and the Wealthy Steal Billions from Canadians by Bruce LiveseyNonfiction2013
Until the Night by Giles BluntNovel2013
Trust Your Eyes by Linwood BarclayNovel2013
The Trinity Game by Sean ChercoverNovel2013
The Messenger: A Novel by Stephen MillerNovel2013
Niceville by Carsten StroudNovel2013
Contingency Plan by Lou AllinNovella2013
A Winter Kill by Vicki DelanyNovella2013
Evil Behind That Door by Barbara FradkinNovella2013
Reunion by Christopher G. MooreNovella2013
chorale du diable by Martin MichaudCrime Writing in French2012
Pwazon by DIANE VINCENTCrime Writing in French2012
The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian HamiltonFirst Novel2012
Watching Jeopardy by Norm FosterFirst Novel2012
The Man Who Killed by Fraser NixonFirst Novel2012
Survivor by Sean SlaterFirst Novel2012
Tight corner a capital crime by Roger WhiteFirst Novel2012
Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile/Young Adult2012
Missing by Becky CitraJuvenile/Young Adult2012
Charlie's Key by Rob MillsJuvenile/Young Adult2012
Held by Edeet RavelJuvenile/Young Adult2012
Empire of Ruins by Arthur SladeJuvenile/Young Adult2012
Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art by Joshua KnelmanNonfiction2012
The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their Hidden World by Jay BahadurNonfiction2012
A Season in Hell by Robert FowlerNonfiction2012
The Weasel: A Double Life in the Mob by Adrian HumphreysNonfiction2012
Before the Poison by Peter RobinsonNovel2012
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan BradleyNovel2012
I'll See You in My Dreams: An Arthur Beauchamp Novel by William DeverellNovel2012
A Trick of the Light by Louise PennyNovel2012
The Guilty Plea: A Novel by Robert RotenbergNovel2012
Dans le Quartier des Agites - les Cahiers Noirs de l'Alieniste 1 by Jacques CôtéCrime Writing in French2011
La société des pères meurtriers by Michel ChâteauneufCrime Writing in French2011
Cinq secondes : roman by Jacques SavoieCrime Writing in French2011
Vanités by Johanne SeymourCrime Writing in French2011
The Debba by Avner MandelmanFirst Novel2011
The Damage Done by Hilary DavidsonFirst Novel2011
The Penalty Killing: A Martin Carter Mystery by Michael McKinleyFirst Novel2011
The Parabolist: A Novel by Nicholas RuddockFirst Novel2011
Still Missing by Chevy StevensFirst Novel2011
Lost for Words by Alice KuipersJuvenile/Young Adult2011
Pluto's Ghost by Sheree FitchJuvenile/Young Adult2011
Victim Rights: A Ryan Dooley Mystery by Norah McClintockJuvenile/Young Adult2011
The Vinyl Princess by Yvonne PrinzJuvenile/Young Adult2011
Borderline by Allan StrattonJuvenile/Young Adult2011
On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women by Stevie CameronNonfiction2011
Northern Light: The Enduring Mystery of Tom Thomson and the Woman Who Loved Him by Roy MacGregorNonfiction2011
Our Man in Tehran: The Truth Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis and the Ambassador Who Worked with the CIA to Bring Them Home by Robert WrightNonfiction2011
Bury Your Dead by Louise PennyNovel2011
Slow Recoil: A Charlie McKelvey Mystery by C. B. ForrestNovel2011
In Plain Sight by Mike KnowlesNovel2011
The Extinction Club by Jeffrey MooreNovel2011
A Criminal to Remember by Michael Van RooyNovel2011
Le mort du chemin des Arsène by Jean LemieuxCrime Writing in French2010
La faim de la terre, tome 1 et 2 by Jean-Jacques PelletierCrime Writing in French2010
Je compte les morts by Geneviève LefebvreCrime Writing in French2010
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan BradleyFirst Novel2010
The Cold Light of Mourning by Elizabeth J. DuncanFirst Novel2010
The Weight of Stones by C. B. ForrestFirst Novel2010
A Magpie's Smile by Eugene MeeseFirst Novel2010
Darkness at the Stroke of Noon by Dennis Richard MurphyFirst Novel2010
Haunted by Barbara Haworth-AttardJuvenile2010
Not Suitable for Family Viewing by Vicki GrantJuvenile2010
Homicide Related (Ryan Dooley Mysteries) by Norah McClintockJuvenile2010
The Hunchback Assignments by Arthur SladeJuvenile2010
The Uninvited by Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile2010
Murder Without Borders: Dying for the Story in the World's Most Dangerous Places by Terry GouldNonfiction2010
The Slasher Killings: A Canadian Sex-Crime Panic, 1945-1946 (SC) by Patrick BrodeNonfiction2010
The Fat Mexican: The Bloody Rise of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club by Alex CaineNonfiction2010
Runaway Devil: How Forbidden Love Drove a 12-Year-Old to Murder Her Family by Robert RemingtonNonfiction2010
Post-Mortem by Jon WellsNonfiction2010
High Chicago by Howard ShrierNovel2010
Aloha, Candy Hearts by Anthony BidulkaNovel2010
Arctic Blue Death: A Meg Harris Mystery by R.J. HarlickNovel2010
The Finger's Twist by Lee LamotheNovel2010
Death Spiral by James W. NicholNovel2010
Backup by Rick MofinaShort Story2010
Le Chemin des brumes by Jacques CôtéCrime Writing in French2009
La tendresse du serpent : roman policier by Andre JacquesCrime Writing in French2009
Le Poid des Illusions by Houde MaximeCrime Writing in French2009
L'homme qui détestait le golf by Sylvain MeunierCrime Writing in French2009
Buffalo Jump by Howard ShrierFirst Novel2009
Iced Under by Nadine DoolittleFirst Novel2009
Talking To Wendigo by John C. GoodmanFirst Novel2009
Headline Murder by April LindgrenFirst Novel2009
Margarita Nights by Phyllis SmallmanFirst Novel2009
War Brothers by Sharon E. McKayJuvenile2009
Res Judicata by Vicki GrantJuvenile2009
Getting the Girl: A Guide to Private Investigation, Surveillance, and Cookery by Susan JubyJuvenile2009
Royal Murder: The Deadly Intrigue of Ten Sovereigns by Elizabeth MacLeodJuvenile2009
Dead Silence (Mike & Riel Mysteries) by Norah McClintockJuvenile2009
Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken by Michael CalceNonfiction2009
The Secret Lives of Saints: Child Brides and Lost Boys in a Polygamous Mormon Sect by Daphne BramhamNonfiction2009
The Girl in Saskatoon: A Meditation on Friendship, Memory and Murder by Sharon ButalaNonfiction2009
Befriend and Betray: Infiltrating the Hells Angels, Bandidos and Other Criminal Brotherhoods by Alex CaineNonfiction2009
Dark Days: The Story of Four Canadians Tortured in the Name of Fighting Terror by Kerry PitherNonfiction2009
Too Close to Home by Linwood BarclayNovel2009
The K Handshape by Maureen JenningsNovel2009
Transgression: A Novel of Love and War by James W. NicholNovel2009
A Rule Against Murder by Louise PennyNovel2009
The Tsunami File by Michael E. RoseNovel2009
Walking the Dog by Peter RobinsonShort Story2009
The Roma Plot by Mario BolducCrime Writing in French2008
Le Cercle des pénitents by Johanne SeymourCrime Writing in French2008
Scènes de crimes : Enquêtes sur le roman policier contemporain by Norbert SpehnerCrime Writing in French2008
Garcia's Heart by Liam DurcanFirst Novel2008
The Line Painter by Claire CameronFirst Novel2008
Big City, Bad Blood by Sean ChercoverFirst Novel2008
Blood of Dreams by Susan ParisiFirst Novel2008
The Silk Train Murder: A Mystery of the Klondike by Sharon RowseFirst Novel2008
Sucker Punch by Marc StrangeFirst Novel2008
Eye Of The Crow by Shane PeacockJuvenile2008
Racing for Diamonds (Orca Young Readers) by Anita DaherJuvenile2008
Spiders Song by Anita DaherJuvenile2008
I.D. by Vicki GrantJuvenile2008
The Night Wanderer: A Native Gothic Novel by Drew Hayden TaylorJuvenile2008
One Child at a Time: Inside the Fight to Rescue Children from Online Predators by Julian SherNonfiction2008
Enter the Babylon System: Unpacking Gun Culture from Samuel Colt to 50 Cent by Rodrigo BascuñánNonfiction2008
The Last to Die: Ronald Turpin, Arthur Lucas, and the End of Capital Punishment in Canada by Robert J. HoshowskyNonfiction2008
The War on Women: Elly Armour, Jane Hurshman, and Criminal Violence in Canadian Homes by Brian ValleeNonfiction2008
Where War Lives: A Journey into the Heart of War by Paul WatsonNonfiction2008
Trumpets Sound No More by Jon RedfernNovel2008
No Time for Goodbye by Linwood BarclayNovel2008
SNOW CANDY by Terry CarrollNovel2008
A Journeyman to Grief by Maureen JenningsNovel2008
The Cruellest Month by Louise PennyNovel2008
As Long As We Both Shall Live by Rick MofinaShort Story2008
The Witch of Babylon by D J McIntoshUnpublished First Crime Novel2008
Sign of the Cross by Anne EmeryFirst Novel2007
The Elvis Interviews by Glen BonhamFirst Novel2007
Reparations by Stephen KimberFirst Novel2007
Dead Money by Grant MccreaFirst Novel2007
Deadly Lessons by David RussellFirst Novel2007
Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates by Sean CullenJuvenile2007
The Mystery of the Graffiti Ghoul by Marty ChanJuvenile2007
The Devil, the Banshee and Me by L. M. FalconeJuvenile2007
Tell by Norah McClintockJuvenile2007
All In by Monique PolakJuvenile2007
High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler by Brian O'DeaNonfiction2007
The Desperate Ones: Forgotten Canadian Outlaws by Edward ButtsNonfiction2007
The Brotherhoods by Guy LawsonNonfiction2007
To the Grave: Inside a Spectacular RCMP Sting by Mike McIntyreNonfiction2007
Who Named the Knife: A Book of Murder and Memory by Linda SpaldingNonfiction2007
Honour Among Men by Barbara FradkinNovel2007
Lone Wolf by Linwood BarclayNovel2007
Every Secret Thing by Susanna KearsleyNovel2007
Break No Bones by Kathy ReichsNovel2007
Piece of My Heart by Peter RobinsonNovel2007
La Trace de l Escargot by Benoît BouthilletteCrime Writing in French2006
La rive noire by Jacques CôtéCrime Writing in French2006
Still Life by Louise PennyFirst Novel2006
The Joining of Dingo Radish by Rob HarasymchukFirst Novel2006
All Shook Up by Mike HarrisonFirst Novel2006
Blue Mercy by Illona HausFirst Novel2006
Sugarmilk Falls by Ilona Van MilFirst Novel2006
Quid Pro Quo by Vicki GrantJuvenile2006
Remember, Remember by Sheldon GoldfarbJuvenile2006
Wild Ride by Jacqueline GuestJuvenile2006
Not a Trace by Norah McClintockJuvenile2006
Red Sea by Diane TullsonJuvenile2006
Under the Bridge by Rebecca GodfreyNonfiction2006
Betrayed: The Assassination of Digna Ochoa by Linda DiebelNonfiction2006
Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild by Susanne ReberNonfiction2006
Hells Witness: Motorcycle Gangs In Canada by Daniel SangerNonfiction2006
April Fool by William DeverellNovel2006
Cemetery of the Nameless by Rick BlechtaNovel2006
Blackfly Season by Giles BluntNovel2006
Cold Dark Matter by Alex BrettNovel2006
Strange Affair by Peter RobinsonNovel2006
Lightning Rider [short story] by Rick MofinaShort Story2006
Le transmetteurCrime Writing in French2005
Dark Places by Jon EvansFirst Novel2005
Death in the Age of Steam: A Mystery by Mel BradshawFirst Novel2005
Raw Deal: A Jake Morgan Mystery (Jake Morgan Mystery series) by Rick GadziolaFirst Novel2005
Mad Money by Linda L. RichardsFirst Novel2005
The Border Guards by Mark SinnettFirst Novel2005
The Beckoners by Carrie MacJuvenile2005
Thread of Deceit by Susan CliffeJuvenile2005
The Hippie House by Katherine HolubitskyJuvenile2005
Kat's Fall by Shelley HrdlitschkaJuvenile2005
Sea Chase by Curtis ParkinsonJuvenile2005
The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art by Matthew HartNonfiction2005
Mobsters, Gangsters and Men of Honour: Cracking the Mafia Code by Pierre de ChamplainNonfiction2005
Night Justice: The True Story of the Black Donnellys by Peter EdwardsNonfiction2005
Instruments of Murder by Max HainesNonfiction2005
Crime School: Money Laundering: True Crime Meets the World of Business and Finance by Chris MathersNonfiction2005
Fifth Son by Barbara FradkinNovel2005
The last good day by Gail BowenNovel2005
The Magyar Venus by Lyn HamiltonNovel2005
Playing with Fire by Peter RobinsonNovel2005
Sweep Lotus: An Elias McCann Mystery by Mark ZuehlkeNovel2005
On finit toujours par payer by Jean LemieuxCrime Writing in French2004
Les Effets Sont Secondaires by Marois AndreCrime Writing in French2004
Indésirables by Chrystine BrouilletCrime Writing in French2004
SALAIRE DE LA HONTE #71 -LE by Maxime HoudeCrime Writing in French2004
Au nom de Compostelle by Maryse RouyCrime Writing in French2004
Just Murder by Jan RehnerFirst Novel2004
Amuse Bouche by Anthony BidulkaFirst Novel2004
Confession in Moscow by Michael JohansenFirst Novel2004
The Mazovia Legacy by Michael E. RoseFirst Novel2004
The Sleeping Boy by Barbara J. StewartFirst Novel2004
Theories of Relativity by Barbara Haworth-AttardJuvenile2004
Truth by Tanya Lloyd KyiJuvenile2004
The Deep End Gang by Peggy Dymond LeaveyJuvenile2004
No Escape by Norah McClintockJuvenile2004
The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs are Conquering Canada by Julian SherNonfiction2004
The Story of Jane Doe: A Book About Rape by Jane DoeNonfiction2004
Nowhere to Run: The Killing of Constable Dennis Strongquill by Mike McIntyreNonfiction2004
Where There's Life, There's Lawsuits: Not Altogether Serious Ruminations on Law and Life by Jeffrey MillerNonfiction2004
The Delicate Storm by Giles BluntNovel2004
Lament for a Lounge Lizard by Mary Jane MaffiniNovel2004
The Glenwood Treasure by Kim MoritsuguNovel2004
The Summer that Never Was by Peter RobinsonNovel2004
The Hua Shan Hospital Murders (Zhong Fong Mystery) by David RotenbergNovel2004
Midnight Cab by James W. NicholFirst Novel2003
Unlikely Victims by Alvin AbramFirst Novel2003
Undertow by Thomas Rendell CurranFirst Novel2003
Come Clean by John F. ParkerFirst Novel2003
Work of Idle Hands by Jonathon PlatzFirst Novel2003
Le rouge idéal by Jacques CôtéFrench2003
Break and Enter by Norah McClintockJuvenile2003
What's a Serious Detective Like Me Doing in Such a Silly Movie? by Linda BaileyJuvenile2003
The Maze by Monica HughesJuvenile2003
Out of the Ashes by Valerie SherrardJuvenile2003
Camp X by Eric WaltersJuvenile2003
Covert Entry : Spies, Lies and Crimes Inside Canada's Secret Service by Andrew MitrovicaNonfiction2003
Dark Paths, Cold Trails: A Mountie's Quest to Link Serial Killers to Their Victims by Doug ClarkNonfiction2003
Unnatural Causes by Max HainesNonfiction2003
Nasty Business: One Biker Gang's Bloody War Against the Hells Angels by Peter ParadisNonfiction2003
Letters from Prison by Mary E. ThompsonNonfiction2003
Blood of Others by Rick MofinaNovel2003
Blackflies Are Murder by Lou AllinNovel2003
Once Upon a Time by Barbara FradkinNovel2003
Hot Pursuit by Nora KellyNovel2003
Grave Secrets by Kathy ReichsNovel2003
The Biker Who Shot Me: Recollections of a Crime Reporter by Michel AugerCrime Writing in French2002
TRAJECTOIRE DU PION #47 -LA by Michel JobinCrime Writing in French2002
The Boy Must Die by Jon RedfernFirst Novel2002
The Thief-Taker by T. F. BanksFirst Novel2002
The Devil In Me by J.D. CarpenterFirst Novel2002
Missing: Presumed Dead by James HawkinsFirst Novel2002
Every Wickedness by Cathy Vasas-BrownFirst Novel2002
Scared to Death by Norah McClintockJuvenile2002
Seeing Stars by Gary BarwinJuvenile2002
Body, Crime, Suspect: How a Murder Investigation Really Works by Norah McClintockJuvenile2002
Bone beds of the Badlands by Shane PeacockJuvenile2002
The Last Amigo: Karlheinz Schreiber and the Anatomy of a Scandal by Stevie CameronNonfiction2002
One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police, and the Ipperwash Crisis by Peter EdwardsNonfiction2002
Trente-huit morts dont neuf femmes by André MaroisNonfiction2002
No Kill, No Thrill: The Shocking True Story of Charles Ng - One of North America's Most Horrific Serial Killers by Greg OwensNonfiction2002
Free Rider by John Lawrence ReynoldsNonfiction2002
Quicksand: One woman's escape from the husband who stalked her, a true story by Ellen SingerNonfiction2002
In the Midnight Hour by Michelle SpringNovel2002
The Laughing Falcon by William DeverellNovel2002
Ice Lake by John FarrowNovel2002
Cold Fear by Rick MofinaNovel2002
Aftermath by Peter RobinsonNovel2002
Le Roman Policier en Amérique Française by Norbert SpehnerCrime Writing in French2001
Hands Like Clouds by Mark ZuehlkeFirst Novel2001
Dying by Degrees by Eileen CoughlanFirst Novel2001
If Angels Fall by Rick MofinaFirst Novel2001
To Die in Spring: A Rebecca Temple Mystery by Sylvia Maultash WarshFirst Novel2001
Diamond Dogs by Alan WattFirst Novel2001
The Boy in the Burning House by Tim Wynne-JonesJuvenile2001
The Liberty Circle by Phil CampagnaJuvenile2001
The Grave by James HeneghanJuvenile2001
Storm Warning by Monica HughesJuvenile2001
The Secret Under My Skin by Janet McNaughtonJuvenile2001
Cold is the Grave by Peter RobinsonNovel2001
Forty Words for Sorrow by Giles BluntNovel2001
One-Eyed Jacks by Brad SmithNovel2001
The kidnapping of Rosie Dawn by Eric WrightNovel2001
Kidnap by L. R. WrightNovel2001
Murder in Utopia (Short Story) by Peter RobinsonShort Story2001
The Weeping Time (Short Story) by Maureen JenningsShort Story2001
The Spinster and the Prophet: H.G. Wells, Florence Deeks, and the Case of the Plagiarized Text by A. B. McKillopTrue Crime2001
No Tears to the Gallows: The Strange Case of Frank McCullough by Mark D. JohnsonTrue Crime2001
Who Killed Ty Conn? by Linden MacIntyreTrue Crime2001
Mad Notions: A True Tale of Murder and Mayhem by John Lawrence ReynoldsTrue Crime2001
LOUNA by Lionel NoëlCrime Writing in French2000
Les fiancées de l'enfer by Chrystine BrouilletCrime Writing in French2000
Thérapie mortelle by Gilles OuimetCrime Writing in French2000
Le temps s'enfuit by Stanley PéanCrime Writing in French2000
Lost Girls by Andrew PyperFirst Novel2000
Crimes of War by Peter HoggFirst Novel2000
Pluto Rising by Karen IrvingFirst Novel2000
Speak Ill of the Dead by Mary Jane MaffiniFirst Novel2000
Guilty Addictions: A Political Mystery by Garrett WilsonFirst Novel2000
How Can a Brilliant Detective Shine in the Dark? by Linda BaileyJuvenile2000
The Ghost of Captain Briggs (SAM: Dog Detective) by Mary LabattJuvenile2000
Grave Secrets by Sylvia McNicollJuvenile2000
Mystery Of Irelands Eye by Shane PeacockJuvenile2000
Feast of Stephen by Rosemary AubertNovel2000
The Dead of Winter by Lisa AppignanesiNovel2000
Slander by William DeverellNovel2000
City of Ice by John FarrowNovel2000
In a Dry Season by Peter RobinsonNovel2000
One More Kill by Matt HughesShort Story2000
Cowboys and Indians: The Shooting of J.J. Harper by Gordon Sinclair Jr.True Crime Book2000
Hells Angels at War by Yves LavigneTrue Crime Book2000
The Big Red Fox : The Incredible Story of Norman by Peter McSherryTrue Crime Book2000
Money for Nothing: The Ten Best Ways to Make Money Illegally in North America by Jeremy MercerTrue Crime Book2000
A Mother's Story: My Battle To Free David Milgaard by Joyce MilgaardTrue Crime Book2000
Sudden Blow by Liz BradyFirst Novel1999
Lethal Practice by Peter ClementFirst Novel1999
Hoot to Kill by Karen DudleyFirst Novel1999
Down in the Dumps (Polly Deacon Murder Mysteries) by H Mel MaltonFirst Novel1999
The Electrical Field by Kerri SakamotoFirst Novel1999
Sins of the father by Norah McClintockJuvenile Crime Book1999
Surfers Of Snow by Kim AskewJuvenile Crime Book1999
Trial by Fire by Sheila DaltonJuvenile Crime Book1999
The Secret of Devil Lake by Robert SutherlandJuvenile Crime Book1999
The Intrepid Polly McDoodle (Polly McDoodle Mystery Series) by Mary WoodburyJuvenile Crime Book1999
Old Wounds by Nora KellyNovel1999
Verdict in Blood by Gail BowenNovel1999
Cold Comfort by Scott MackayNovel1999
Remedy for Treason by Caroline RoeNovel1999
Next Week Will Be Better by Jean RurykNovel1999
Standing in the Shadows by Michelle SpringNovel1999
No Claim to Mercy: The Controversial Case for Murder Against Robert Baltovich by Derek FinkleTrue Crime Book1999
Blue Trust: The Author, the Lawyer, His Wife, and Her Money by Stevie CameronTrue Crime Book1999
Getting Away with Murder: The Canadian Criminal Justice System by David M. PacioccoTrue Crime Book1999
A Hand in the Water: The Many Lies of Albert Walker by Bill SchillerTrue Crime Book1999
A Friend of the Family: The True Story of David Snow (Resources for Biblical Study) by Alison ShawTrue Crime Book1999
Stolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman by Rudy WiebeTrue Crime Book1999
Déjà Dead by Kathy ReichsFirst Novel1998
Shanghai Alley by Jim ChristyFirst Novel1998
The Xibalba Murders by Lyn HamiltonFirst Novel1998
Except the Dying by Maureen JenningsFirst Novel1998
The Blood Libel by Allan LevineFirst Novel1998
Undercut (Midnight Original Murder Mystery) by John SimpsonFirst Novel1998
Body in the Basement by Norah McClintockJuvenile Crime Book1998
What's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse? by Linda BaileyJuvenile Crime Book1998
Maxim Gunn and the Demon Plan by Nicholas BovingJuvenile Crime Book1998
Terror in Florida by Roy MacGregorJuvenile Crime Book1998
Adventures in Istanbul by Cora TaylorJuvenile Crime Book1998
Trial of Passion by William DeverellNovel1998
Free Reign by Rosemary AubertNovel1998
Death at Sandringham House by C. C. BenisonNovel1998
Ghirlandaio’s Daughter by John Spencer HillNovel1998
Dead Right by Peter RobinsonNovel1998
Illegal Alien by Robert J. SawyerNovel1998
The Two Ladies of Rose Cottage by Peter RobinsonShort Story1998
The hand you're dealth {short story} by Robert J. SawyerShort Story1998
The Rug by Edo Van BelkomShort Story1998
When She Was Bad...: Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence by Patricia PearsonTrue Crime Book1998
Cheats, Charlatans, and Chicanery by Andreas SchroederTrue Crime Book1998
Churchill and Secret Service by David StaffordTrue Crime Book1998
Death at Buckingham Palace by C. C. BenisonFirst Novel1997
Plane Death by Anne Mary DooleyFirst Novel1997
Throwaway Angels by Nancy RichlerFirst Novel1997
Gas Head Willy by Richard J. ThomasFirst Novel1997
How Can a Frozen Detective Stay Hot on the Trail? by Linda BaileyJuvenile Crime Book1997
Innocent Graves by Peter RobinsonNovel1997
Alias Grace by Margaret AtwoodNovel1997
Light from Dead Stars by Martin S. CohenNovel1997
Nice Girls Finish Last by Sparkle HayterNovel1997
Fatal Flaw by Frank SmithNovel1997
The Cassock and the Crown by Jean MonetTrue Crime Book1997
The Last Castrato by John Spencer HillFirst Novel1996
Moonlit Days and Nights by D. H. TooleFirst Novel1996
Deadly by Nature (Midnight Original Murder Mystery) by Meredith AndrewFirst Novel1996
No Blood Relative (Midnight Original Murder Mystery) by Terry CarrollFirst Novel1996
Debut for a Spy by Harry CurrieFirst Novel1996
Mistaken Identity by Norah McClintockJuvenile1996
Mother Love by Laurali R. WrightNovel1996
Street Legal: The Betrayal by William DeverellNovel1996
Striking Out by Alison GordonNovel1996
Heartbreaker by Laurence GoughNovel1996
No Cure for Love by Peter RobinsonNovel1996
This Town Ain't Big Enough by Tanya HuffShort Story1996
Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson by Lois SimmieTrue Crime Book1996
What's A Girl Gotta Do by Sparkle HayterFirst Novel1995
Healthy Wealthy & Dead (Phoebe Fairfax Mystery) by Suzanne NorthFirst Novel1995
Every Breath You Take by Michelle SpringFirst Novel1995
Torn Away by James HeneghanJuvenile/YA1995
A colder kind of death by Gail BowenNovel1995
Lights Out by Peter AbrahamsNovel1995
The Good Life by John BradyNovel1995
Solitary dancer by John Lawrence ReynoldsNovel1995
A Touch of Panic by L. R. WrightNovel1995
Summer Rain by Peter RobinsonShort Story1995
The Prodigal Husband: The Tragedy of Helmuth and Hanna Buxbaum by Michael HarrisTrue Crime Book1995
Memory Trace by Gavin ScottFirst Novel1994
The Bloody Man: A Jean-Claude Keyes Mystery by Bevan AmberhillFirst Novel1994
Dead and Living: A Novel by Jane BowFirst Novel1994
Deadlock by J. Stuart LangfordFirst Novel1994
Alaska Highway Two-Step by Caroline WoodwardFirst Novel1994
Abalone summer by John DowdJuvenile1994
Gypsy Sins by John Lawrence ReynoldsNovel1994
All Souls by John BradyNovel1994
There was an Old Woman: A Benny Cooperman Mystery (Benny Cooperman Mysteries) by Howard EngelNovel1994
Virtual Light by William GibsonNovel1994
Water Damage by Gregory WardNovel1994
Prized Possessions by L. R. WrightNovel1994
The Stillborn Lover by Timothy FindleyPlay1994
Just Like Old Times by Robert J. SawyerShort Story1994
With malice aforethought: Six spectacular Canadian trials by David R. WilliamsTrue Crime Book1994
Passion Play by Sean StewartFirst Novel1993
A sense of honour by Roy FrenchFirst Novel1993
A Murder of Crows by Margaret HaffnerFirst Novel1993
Found: A Body by Betsy StruthersFirst Novel1993
Lizard Skin by Carsten StroudNovel1993
The wandering soul murders by Gail BowenNovel1993
Fall Down Easy by Laurence GoughNovel1993
Wednesday's Child by Peter RobinsonNovel1993
Pursued by Shadows by Medora SaleNovel1993
Fracture Patterns by Gail HelgasonShort Story1993
Redrum The Innocent: The Murder of Christine Jessop and the Controversial Conviction of her Next-Door Neighbour, Guy Paul Morin by Kirk MakinTrue Crime Book1993
Flesh Wound by Paul GrescoeFirst Novel1992
The Jacamar nest by David ParryFirst Novel1992
The chocolate box: An Edna Heathcott mystery by Leslie Elizabeth WattsFirst Novel1992
Past Reason Hated by Peter RobinsonNovel1992
Accidental Deaths by Laurence GoughNovel1992
Fall from Grace by L. R. WrightNovel1992
Santa's Way [short fiction] by James PowellShort Story1992
This one's trouble by Peter SellersShort Story1992
Arms and the Man: Dr. Gerald Bull, Iraq and the Supergun by William LowtherTrue Crime Book1992
Sniper's Moon by Carsten StroudFirst Novel1991
Fatal Choices by James M. BurkeFirst Novel1991
Last Rights by David Laing DawsonFirst Novel1991
A Chill Rain in January by L. R. WrightNovel1991
Kaddish in Dublin by John BradyNovel1991
Serious Crimes by Laurence GoughNovel1991
Lies of Silence by Brian MooreNovel1991
And Leave Her Lay Dying by John Lawrence ReynoldsNovel1991
Innocence by Peter RobinsonShort Story1991
Ginger: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin by Susan MayseTrue Crime Book1991
The Man Who Murdered God by John Lawrence ReynoldsFirst Novel1990
Death on 30 Beat by Maynard CollinsFirst Novel1990
Rempal Inquest, The by Keith McKinnonFirst Novel1990
Hot Shots by Laurence GoughNovel1990
Straight No Chaser by Jack BattenNovel1990
Unholy Ground by John BradyNovel1990
Mindfield by William DeverellNovel1990
The Hanging Valley by Peter RobinsonNovel1990
Humbug by Josef ŠkvoreckýShort Story1990
Conspiracy of Silence by Lisa PriestTrue Crime Book1990
A Stone of the Heart by John BradyFirst Novel1989
Ladies' Night by Elisabeth BowersFirst Novel1989
Stalking Horse by Brendan HowleyFirst Novel1989
Murder in a Cold Climate by Scott YoungFirst Novel1989
Jack by Chris ScottNovel1989
Platinum Blues by William DeverellNovel1989
Death on a No. 8 Hook by Laurence GoughNovel1989
A Dedicated Man by Peter RobinsonNovel1989
Conspiracy of Brothers: A True Story of Murder, Bikers and the Law by Mick LoweTrue Crime Book1989
The Goldfish Bowl by Laurence GoughFirst Novel1988
Merlin's Web by S.W. MayseFirst Novel1988
Gallows View by Peter RobinsonFirst Novel1988
Mary Swann by Carol ShieldsNovel1988
Madelaine by Joseph LouisNovel1988
Mortal Sins by Anna PorterNovel1988
A Body Surrounded by Water by Eric WrightNovel1988
Magic Nights by Jas. R. PetrinShort Story1988
Stung: The Incredible Obsession of Brian Molony by Gary RossTrue Crime Book1988
Murder on the Run by Medora SaleFirst Novel1987
Buried on Sunday by Edward O. PhillipsNovel1987
The Telling of Lies by Timothy FindleyNovel1987
To an easy grave by Alexander LawNovel1987
Fool's Gold by Ted WoodNovel1987
A Single Death / The Man Who Changed His Name by Eric WrightNovel1987
Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer by Elliott LeytonTrue Crime Book1987
Death in the Old Country by Eric WrightNovel1986
The Inner Ring by Maurice GagnonNovel1986
The Red Fox by Anthony HydeNovel1986
Murder With Muskets by John ReevesNovel1986
The Suspect by L. R. WrightNovel1986
A Canadian Tragedy: JoAnn and Colin Thatcher: A Story of Love and Hate by Maggie SigginsTrue Crime Book1986
Murder Sees The Light by Howard EngelNovel1985
The Dance of Shiva by William DeverellNovel1985
Precious by Douglas GloverNovel1985
Murder Before Matins by John ReevesNovel1985
Smoke Detector by Eric WrightNovel1985
The Trials of Israel Lipski: A True Story of a Victorian Murder in the East End of London by Martin L. FriedlandTrue Crime Book1985
The Night the Gods Smiled by Eric WrightNovel1984
Mecca by William DeverellNovel1984
Dead in the Water by Ted WoodNovel1984


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.

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