# Shamus Award

## Given by Private Eye Writers of America

Other Names: Shamus Award Shortlist

590 Works / 597 Items 163,251 Books 5,619 Reviews 3.7

## Winner 123

## Shortlist 475

## Descriptions

The Shamus Award is awarded by the Private Eye Writers of America for the best detective fiction genre novels and short stories of the year.Missing from the list (no copies in LT): Original PI Paperback, 1984 - "Dead in Centerfield" by Paul Engelman (English, Member-written)

This is a companion list to The Shamus Award list and contains the titles that had been shortlisted but did not win the award. (English, Member-written)

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