The 2012 Crime Writers of Canada, Arthur Ellis Awards Winners were announced in the last few hours:
Best Crime Novel
Before the Poison by Peter Robinson, McClelland and Stewart
Best First Novel
The Water Rat of Wanchai by Ian Hamilton, House of Anansi Press Inc.
Best Crime Book in French
La Chorale du Diable by Martin Michaud, Les Editions Guélette
Best Juvenile or Young Adult Crime Book
Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones, Candlewick Press
Best Crime Non-fiction
Hot Art: Chasing Thieves and Detectives Through the Secret World of Stolen Art by Joshua Knelman, Douglas & McIntyre
Best Crime Short Story
What Kelly Did by Catherine Astolfo, North Word Magazine
Best Unpublished First Novel – “Unhanged Arthur”
Last of the Independents by Sam Wiebe
Derrick Murdoch Awards to Don Graves and Catherine Astolfo.
Congratulations to all.