FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 2, 2006
PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF
The Private Eye Writers of
Best Hardcover Novel
Best Paperback Original Novel
THE JAMES DEANS by Reed Farrel Coleman (Plume)
Best First Novel
FORCING AMARYLLIS by Louise Ure (Mysterious Press/Warner)
Best Short Story
“A DEATH IN UENO” by Michael Wiecek (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, March 2005)
“The Eye” – for lifetime achievement
Max Allan Collins
The Shamus Awards have been given annually since 1982 to honor novels and short stories featuring protagonists who are paid investigators not employed by a unit of government.
PWA was founded in 1981 by Robert J. Randisi to recognize the private eye genre and its writers. This year’s Shamus Awards were presented Sept. 29, 2006 at the 25th anniversary PWA banquet at the
For additional information about the awards, contact awards chair Ted Fitzgerald at tedfitz[at] msn.com.