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2012 Crime Writers of Canada, Arthur Ellis Awards Winners

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Best Unpublished First Novel – “Unhanged Arthur”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.

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3 comments on “2012 Crime Writers of Canada, Arthur Ellis Awards Winners

  1. Maxine
    June 1, 2012

    I have been reading a few Canadian books recently, but none of these!

    • crimeficreader
      June 1, 2012

      Same here Maxine. The only one I have come across in that group is the Ian Hamilton.

  2. MarinaSofia
    June 3, 2012

    This makes me realise how I should be reading a lot more widely, rather than just the obvious crime fiction suspects. Thank you.

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