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Mystery Awards 1996 Shamus Award Winners & Nominees

Best Private Eye Novel
S. J. Rozan
Concourse (St. Martin's Press)
Best Private Eye Novel Nominees
Earl Emerson The Vanishing Smile (Ballantine)
Dick Francis Come to Grief (Putnam)
Parnell Hall Movie (Mysterious Press)
Dick Lochte The Neon Smile (Simon & Schuster)


Best Private Eye Paperback Original
William Jaspersohn
Native Angels (Bantam)
Best Private Eye Paperback Original Nominees
J.D. Knight Zero Tolerance (Dell)
Shelley Singer Interview with Mattie (Signet)
Gloria White Charged With Guilt (Dell)
Steven Womack Way Past Dead (Ballantine)


Best First Private Eye Novel
Richard Barre
The Innocents (Walker & Co.)
Best First Private Eye Novel Nominees
G. M. Ford Who in Hell is Wanda Fuca? (Walker & Co.)
Ruthe Furie If Looks Could Kill (Avon)
David Housewright Penance (Foul Play Press)
Allan Pedrazas The Harry Chronicles (St. Martin's Press)


Best Private Eye Short Story
Gar Anthony Haywood
"And Pray Nobody Sees You", Spooks, Spies & Private Eyes (Doubleday)
Best Private Eye Short Story Nominees
David Dean "Trial by Fire," Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
Bill Pomidor "A Plain and Honest Death" (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)
Bill Pronzini "Home is the Place Where" (Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine)
D.H. Redall "Enigma" (Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine)


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