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Book awards: Arthur Ellis Award

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The Night the Gods Smiled by Eric WrightBest Novel, 1984
Murder Sees the Light by Howard EngelBest Novel, 1985
Death in the Old Country by Eric WrightBest Novel, 1986
Buried on Sunday by Edward O. PhillipsBest Novel, 1987
Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer by Elliott LeytonBest Non-Fiction, 1987
Murder on the Run by Medora SaleBest First Novel, 1987
The Goldfish Bowl (A Willows & Parker Mystery) by Laurence GoughBest First Novel, 1988
Swann by Carol ShieldsBest Novel 1988
Jack by Chris ScottBest Novel, 1989
Stone of the Heart by John BradyBest First Novel, 1989
Hot Shots by Laurence GoughBest Novel, 1990
The Man Who Murdered God by John Lawrence ReynoldsBest First Novel, 1990
A Chill Rain in January by L. R. WrightBest Novel, 1991
Sniper's Moon by Carsten StroudBest First Novel, 1991
Flesh Wound by Paul GrescoeBest First Novel, 1992
Past Reason Hated by Peter RobinsonBest Novel, 1992
Lizard Skin by Carsten StroudBest Novel, 1993
Passion Play by Sean StewartBest First Novel, 1993
Abalone summer by John DowdBest Juvenile, 1994
Gypsy Sins by John Lawrence ReynoldsBest Novel, 1994
A colder kind of death by Gail BowenBest Novel, 1995
Torn Away by James HeneghanBest Juvenile, 1995
What's A Girl Gotta Do by Sparkle HayterBest First Novel, 1995
The Last Castrato by John Spencer HillBest First Novel, 1996
Mistaken Identity by Norah McClintockBest Juvenile, 1996
Moonlit Days and Nights by D. H. TooleBest First Novel, 1996
Mother Love by Laurali R. WrightBest Novel, 1996
Death at Buckingham Palace by C. C. BenisonBest First Novel, 1997
How Can a Frozen Detective Stay Hot on the Trail? by Linda BaileyBest Juvenile, 1997
Innocent Graves by Peter RobinsonBest Novel, 1997
Body in the Basement by Norah McClintockBest Juvenile, 1998
Deja Dead by Kathy ReichsBest First Novel, 1998
Trial of Passion by William DeverellBest Novel, 1998
When She Was Bad...: Violent Women and the Myth of Innocence by Patricia PearsonBest Non-Fiction, 1998
No Claim to Mercy: The Controversial Case for Murder Against Robert Baltovich by Derek FinkleBest Non-Fiction, 1999
Old Wounds by Nora KellyBest Novel, 1999
Sins of the father by Norah McClintockBest Juvenile, 1999
Sudden Blow by Liz BradyBest First Novel, 1999
Cowboys and Indians: The Shooting of J.J. Harper by Gordon Sinclair Jr.Best Non-Fiction, 2000
Feast of Stephen by Rosemary AubertBest Novel, 2000
How Can a Brilliant Detective Shine in the Dark? by Linda BaileyBest Juvenile, 2000
Lost Girls by Andrew PyperBest First Novel, 2000
The Boy in the Burning House by Tim Wynne-JonesBest Juvenile, 2001
Cold is the Grave by Peter RobinsonBest Novel, 2001
Hands Like Clouds by Mark ZuehlkeBest First Novel, 2001
Le Roman Policier en Amérique Française by Norbert SpehnerBest Crime Writing in French, 2001
The Spinster and the Prophet: H.G. Wells, Florence Deeks, and the Case of the Plagiarized Text by A. B. McKillopBest Non-Fiction, 2001
The Boy Must Die by Jon RedfernBest First Novel, 2002
In the Midnight Hour by Michelle SpringBest Novel, 2002
The Last Amigo: Karlheinz Schreiber and the Anatomy of a Scandal by Stevie CameronBest Non-Fiction, 2002
Scared to Death by Norah McClintockBest Juvenile, 2002
Blood of Others by Rick MofinaBest Novel, 2003
Break and Enter by Norah McClintockBest Juvenile, 2003
Covert Entry : Spies, Lies and Crimes Inside Canada's Secret Service by Andrew MitrovicaBest Non-Fiction, 2003
Midnight Cab by James W. NicholBest First Novel, 2003
Acceleration by Graham McNameeBest Juvenile, 2004
The Delicate Storm by Giles BluntBest Novel, 2004
Just Murder by Jan RehnerBest First Novel, 2004
On finit toujours par payer by Jean LemieuxBest Crime Writing in French, 2004
The Road to Hell: How the Biker Gangs are Conquering Canada by Julian SherBest Non-Fiction, 2004
The Beckoners by Carrie MacBest Juvenile, 2005
Dark Places by Jon EvansBest First Novel, 2005
Fifth Son by Barbara FradkinBest Novel, 2005
The Irish Game: A True Story of Crime and Art by Matthew HartBest Non-Fiction, 2005
April Fool by William DeverellBest Novel, 2006
Lightning Rider [short story] by Rick MofinaBest Short Story, 2006
Quid Pro Quo by Vicki GrantBest Juvenile, 2006
Still Life by Louise PennyBest First Novel, 2006
Under the Bridge by Rebecca GodfreyBest Non-Fiction, 2006
Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates by Sean CullenBest Juvenile, 2007
High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler by Brian O'DeaBest Non-Fiction, 2007
Honour Among Men by Barbara FradkinBest Novel, 2007
Margarita Nights by Phyllis SmallmanBest Unpublished First Crime Novel, 2007
Sign of the Cross by Anne EmeryBest First Novel, 2007
Eye Of The Crow by Shane PeacockBest Juvenile, 2008
Garcia's Heart: A Novel by Liam DurcanBest First Novel, 2008
One Child at a Time: Inside the Fight to Rescue Children from Online Predators by Julian SherBest Non-Fiction, 2008
The Roma Plot by Mario BolducBest Crime Writing in French, 2008
Trumpets Sound No More by Jon RedfernBest Novel, 2008
The Witch of Babylon by D J McIntoshBest Unpublished First Crime Novel, 2008
Buffalo Jump by Howard ShrierFirst Novel, 2009
Le Chemin des brumes by Jacques CôtéBest Crime Writing in French, 2009
Mafiaboy: How I Cracked the Internet and Why It's Still Broken by Michael CalceBest Non-Fiction, 2009
Too Close to Home by Linwood BarclayNovel, 2009
War Brothers by Sharon E. McKayBest Juvenile, 2009
Haunted by Barbara Haworth-AttardBest Juvenile 2010
High Chicago by Howard ShrierBest Novel, 2010
Le mort du chemin des Arsène by Jean LemieuxBest Crime Writing in French, 2010
Murder Without Borders: Dying for the Story in the World's Most Dangerous Places by Terry GouldBest Non-Fiction, 2010
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery by Alan BradleyBest First Novel, 2010
Bury Your Dead by Louise PennyBest Novel, 2011
Dans le Quartier des Agites - les Cahiers Noirs de l'Alieniste 1 by Cote JacquesBest Crime Writing in French, 2011
The Debba by Avner MandelmanBest First Novel, 2011
Lost for Words by Alice KuipersBest Juvenile, 2011
On the Farm: Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women by Stevie CameronBest Non-Fiction, 2011
Before the Poison by Peter RobinsonBest Novel, 2012
Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-JonesBest Juvenile, 2012
chorale du diable by Martin MichaudBest Crime Writing in French, 2012
Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art by Joshua KnelmanBest Non-Fiction, 2012
The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian HamiltonBest First Novel, 2012
Becoming Holmes by Shane PeacockBest Juvenile, 2013
The Devil's Cinema: The Untold Story Behind Mark Twitchell's Kill Room by Steve LillebuenBest Non-Fiction, 2013
The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. JamesBest First Novel, 2013
Until the Night by Giles BluntBest Novel, 2013
Bait: A Novel by J. Kent MessumFirst Novel, 2014
The Devil's Making: A Mystery by Sean HaldaneNovel, 2014
The Goddaughter's Revenge by Melodie CampbellNovella, 2014
The Massey Murder: A Maid, Her Master and the Trial that Shocked a Country by Charlotte GrayNon-fiction, 2015
Plague by C. C. HumphreysNovel, 2015
A Siege of Bitterns by Steve BurrowsFirst Novel, 2015
Black Canyon by Jeremy BatesNovella, 2016
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean JobbNonfiction , 2016
Open Season by Peter KirbyBest Crime Novel, 2016
Trouble is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie TromlyJuvenile/YA , 2016
The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat KhanFirst Novel, 2016
A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story by Jeremy GrimaldiBest Nonfiction Book, 2017
The Fortunate Brother by Donna MorrisseyBest Novel, 2017
Masterminds: Criminal Destiny by Gordon KormanBest Juvenile/YA Book, 2017
Red Light - Tome 1: Adieu, mignonne by Marie-Eve BourassaBest Book in French, 2017
Strange Things Done by Elle WildFirst Novel, 2017
Chase by Linwood BarclayJuvenile/YA Book, 2018
Full Curl by Dave ButlerFirst Novel, 2018
Sleeping in the Ground by Peter RobinsonNovel, 2018
Les Tricoteuses by Marie SaurBest Book in French, 2018
The Whisky King: The remarkable true story of Canada's most infamous bootlegger and the undercover Mountie on his trail by Trevor ColeNonfiction, 2018
Adolphus: Une enquête de Joseph Laflamme by Hervé GagnonBest Crime Writing in French, 2019
Cobra clutch by A. J. DevlinFirst Crime Novel, 2019
Escape by Linwood BarclayJuvenile/YA Book, 2019
Murder Among the Pines by John Lawrence ReynoldsNovella, 2019
The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah WeinmanNon-Fiction, 2019
Though the Heavens Fall by Anne EmeryBest Novel, 2019

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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.

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