Wednesday, September 22

Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

2019 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Best Bad Things by Katrina Carrasco

The Best Bad Things

Katrina Carrasco

2018 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka

The Last Place You Look

Kristen Lepionka

2017 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

IQ by Joe Ide

IQ

Joe Ide

2016 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Do Right by Lisa Sandlin

The Do Right

Lisa Sandlin

2015 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Invisible City by Julia Dahl

Invisible City

Julia Dahl

2014 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Bear is Broken by Lachlan Smith

Bear is Broken

Lachlan Smith

2013 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Black Fridays by Michael Sears

Black Fridays

Michael Sears

2012 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Shortcut Man by P.G. Sturges

The Shortcut Man

P.G. Sturges

2011 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

In Search of Mercy by Michael Ayoob

In Search of Mercy

Michael Ayoob

2010 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Faces of the Gone by Brad Parks

Faces of the Gone

Brad Parks

2009 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

In the Heat by Ian Vasquez

In the Heat

Ian Vasquez

2008 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

In the Heat by Ian Vasquez

In the Heat

Ian Vasquez

2007 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Big City, Bad Blood by Sean Chercover

Big City, Bad Blood

Sean Chercover

2006 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Forcing Amaryllis by Louise Ure

Forcing Amaryllis

Louise Ure

2005 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Dead by Ingrid Black

The Dead

Ingrid Black

2004 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Dead by Ingrid Black

The Dead

Ingrid Black

2003 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Black Maps by Peter Spiegelman

Black Maps

Peter Spiegelman

2002 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Distance by Eddie Muller

The Distance

Eddie Muller

2001 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Chasing the Devil's Tail by David Fulmer

Chasing the Devil’s Tail

David Fulmer

2000 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Street Level by Bob Truluck

Street Level

Bob Truluck

1999 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Every Dead Thing by John Connolly

Every Dead Thing

John Connolly

1998 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve Hamilton

A Cold Day in Paradise

Steve Hamilton

1997 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

This Dog for Hire by Carol Lea Benjamin

This Dog for Hire

Carol Lea Benjamin

1996 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

This Dog for Hire by Carol Lea Benjamin

This Dog for Hire

Carol Lea Benjamin

1995 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Innocents by Richard Barre

The Innocents

Richard Barre

1994 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane

A Drink Before the War

Dennis Lehane

1993 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Satan's Lambs by Lynn S. Hightower

Satan’s Lambs

Lynn S. Hightower

1992 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

The Woman Who Married a Bear by John Straley

The Woman Who Married a Bear

John Straley

1991 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Suffer Little Children by Thomas D. Davis

Suffer Little Children

Thomas D. Davis

1990 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley

Devil in a Blue Dress

Walter Mosley

1989 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Katwalk by Karen Kijewski

Katwalk

Karen Kijewski

1988 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Fear of the Dark by Gar Anthony Haywood

Fear of the Dark

Gar Anthony Haywood

1987 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Death on the Rocks by Michael Allegretto

Death on the Rocks

Michael Allegretto

1986 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Jersey Tomatoes by J.W. Rider

Jersey Tomatoes

J.W. Rider

1985 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Hardcover by Wayne Warga

Hardcover

Wayne Warga

1984 Shamus Award – First P.I. Novel

Creative Kind of Killer by Jack Early

Creative Kind of Killer

Jack Early