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Shamus 2010 Nominations

The 2010 PWA Shamus nominations made their appearance last week. And like a lot of things with The Hungry Detective they are pretty late in showing up here. As in most cases I have read very few of the nominated books. Still I'd love to see Michael Koryta win. THE SILENT HOUR is fantastic. The Hungry Detective extends our congratulations to all of the nominees and wishes them the best of luck when the awards are handed out at this year's San Francisco B'Con . Best Hardcover P.I. Novel THE SILENT HOUR - Michael Koryta - Minotaur WHERE THE DEAD LAY - David Levien - Doubleday LOCKED IN - Marcia Muller - Grand Central SCHEMERS - Bill Pronzini - Forge MY SOUL TO TAKE - Yrsa Sigurdardottir - William Morrow Best First P.I. Novel   LOSER'S TOWN - Daniel Depp - Simon & Schuster THE LAST GIG - Norman Green - Minotaur THE GOOD SON - Russel D. McLean - Minotaur FACES OF THE GONE - Brad Parks - Minotaur CHINATOWN ANGEL - A.E. Roman - Minotaur Best P

Finally a Reason....

Out of the loop for so long that I missed this bit of recent greatness. 11.2.10!

Books Received - July 2010

It is the good fortune of The Hungry Detective to now and again receive books from authors, publishers or their associated marketing agencies. These books were received in the month of July 2010 DEVIL'S TRILL - Gerald Elias - Minotaur Books VILLIAN - Shuichi Yoshida - Pantheon THE CHARMING QUIRKS OF OTHERS - Alexander McCall Smith - Pantheon STRONG ENOUGH TO DIE - Jon Land - Forge Books STRONG JUSTICE - Jon Land - Forge Books