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Best Detective Short Stories of the Year

The following is a list of good detective short stories, arranged by year. They are all "real detective stories": stories in which a mysterious situation is investigated by a detective. Their tone ranges from hard-boiled to genteel, from serious to comic, and they stretch from realism to the way-out. Everything from novellas to short-shorts are considered to be "short stories" here. These stories are all from recent years, a period in which real detective tales seem to be undervalued by many critics and United States award committees. (Norizuki Rintarô's clever puzzle plot story "An Urban Legend Puzzle" (2001) won an award in Japan.) There should be an award created, given each year, recognizing excellence in true detective stories. Critics and reviewers should also highlight novels and stories that are outstanding real detective works.

1988

J. G. Ballard - Running Wild

C. M. Chan - The Dressing Table Murder

Michael Collins - Crime and Punishment

Paul Halter - The Dead Dance at Night

Edward D. Hoch - The Crime in Heaven

Edward D. Hoch - A Game for Spies

Edward D. Hoch - Leopold and the Cemetery Bandits

Edward D. Hoch - Murder of a Gypsy King

Edward D. Hoch - The Nude Over the Bar

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Faded Flag

Ronald Levitsky - A Sabbath Flame

Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini - Cache and Carry

Janet O'Daniel - Death of an Alumnus

Sara Paretsky - Dealer's Choice

Bill Pronzini - No Room at the Inn

B. K. Stevens - True Detective

1989

Marcia Muller - All the Lonely People

James Powell - The Sting of the Hoop Snake

Herbert Resnicow - The Christmas Bear

1990

Isaac Asimov - The Haunted Cabin

Isaac Asimov - Lost In a Space Warp

Isaac Asimov - The Lucky Piece

Isaac Asimov - The Recipe

Isaac Asimov - Yes, But Why?

Paul Halter - The Night of the Wolf

Edward D. Hoch - The Gypsy Delegate

Edward D. Hoch - The Pirate of Death Valley

Edward D. Hoch - The Spy and the Healing Waters

Edward D. Hoch - Too Many Murderers

Marcia Muller - Final Resting Place

Marcia Muller - Somewhere in the City

Bill Pronzini - Stakeout

1991

Isaac Asimov - The Guest's Guest

Jon L. Breen - Tea and 'Biscuit'

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of Leopold's Badge

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Lucky Cigar

Martin Limón - Pusan Nights

Margaret Maron - Lieutenant Harald and the Impossible Gun

B. K. Stevens - Night Vision

1992

K. K. Beck - A Romance in the Rockies

Jon L. Breen - Throw Out the First Ax

William L. DeAndrea - Killed in Midstream

Edward D. Hoch - Five Days in a Texas Town

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Vanishing Salesman

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Leather Man

Edward D. Hoch - The Spy and the Greek Enigma

Nancy Pickard - Fat Cat

James Powell - Unquiet Graves

Mark Richard Zubro - Next Year, Kankakee

1993

Paul Halter - The Tunnel of Death

Edward D. Hoch - The Hiding Place

Edward D. Hoch - The Passion of Lizzie B.

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Phantom Parlor

Marcia Muller - The Wall

James Powell - The Blue Bread of Happiness

Bill Pronzini - Burgade's Crossing

1994

Jon L. Breen - Credit the Cat

Rex Burns - Dust Devil

Edward D. Hoch - A Fondness for Steam

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Missing Roadhouse

Edward D. Hoch - The Puzzle Garden

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Canceled Stamp

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of Twenty-Nine Minutes

Edward D. Hoch - Waiting for Mrs. Ryder

Brian Hunt - Murder in the Tunnel

Judith Lea Koretsky - A Delicate Balance

Marcia Muller - The Lost Coast

James Powell - The Black Daffodil

Bill Pronzini - Lady One-Eye

Les Roberts - The Pig Man

B. K. Stevens - Death in Small Doses

1995

Catherine Aird - Gold, Frankincense and Murder

Ed Gorman - Last Tango in Tokyo

Edward D. Hoch - A Craving for Chinese

Edward D. Hoch - The Hudson Chain

Edward D. Hoch - A Parcel of Deerstalkers

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Crowded Cemetery

Patrick Irelan - High Water

1996

Edward D. Hoch - The Things That Are Caesar's

Marcia Muller - The Holes in the System

1997

Jon L. Breen - Immortality

Jon L. Breen - Longevity Has Its Place

Janet Evanovich - The Last Peep

Edward D. Hoch - The Old Spies Club

Edward D. Hoch - One Bag of Coconuts

Edward D. Hoch - A Shower of Daggers

Stuart M. Kaminsky - Find Miriam

Bill Pronzini - The Horseshoe Nail

1998

Paul Halter - The Call of the Lorelei

Paul Halter - The Flower Girl

Maxine O'Callaghan - Somewhere South of Melrose

Bill Pronzini - Medium Rare

James Lincoln Warren - The Dioscuri Deception

Eric Wright - One of a Kind

1999

K. K. Beck - Hollywood Homicide

Lloyd Biggle, Jr. - The Case of the Headless Witness

Jon L. Breen - The Cat and the Kinetophone

Mat Coward - Tomorrow's Villain

Mary Daheim - Just So Much Garbage

Carol Gorman - The Death Cat of Hester Street

Edward D. Hoch - The Christmas Tree Killer

Edward D. Hoch - The Circle of Ink

Edward D. Hoch - The War That Never Was

Michael Kahn - The Bread of Affliction

Rob Kantner - Something Simple

O'Neil De Noux - Murder Most Sweet

Nancy Pickard - Out of Africa

Soji Shimada - The Locked House of Pythagoras

James Lincoln Warren - Black Spartacus

2000

Alan Gordon - The Jester and the Mathematician

Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg - Death Rides the Elevator

Paul Halter - The Cleaver

Edward D. Hoch - The Haggard Society

Edward D. Hoch - The Fading Woman

Edward D. Hoch - The Sword of Colonel Ledyard

Edward D. Hoch - A Wall Too High

Michael Kurland - The Stolen Saint Simon

Richard A. Lupoff - The Second Drug

Phil Mann - Touch of a Vanish'd Hand

Edward Marston - Blind Eyes

James Powell - The Flower Diet

Marilyn Todd - Stag Night

Yokoyama Hideo - Motive

2001

K. K. Beck - The Tell-Tale Tattoo

Jon L. Breen - The Male and Female Hogan

Jon L. Breen - Sharing

Edward D. Hoch - Circus in the Sky

Edward D. Hoch - St. John and the Dragon

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Sandwich Board

Clark Howard - The California Contact

Norizuki Rintarô - An Urban Legend Puzzle

Benjamin M. Schutz - Open and Shut

Dan A. Sproul - Oh, Mona

2002

Charles Ardai - The Last Story

Terence Faherty - The Second Coming

Elizabeth Gunn - Too Many Santas

Paul Halter - The Abominable Snowman

Paul Halter - The Robber's Grave

Edward D. Hoch - Gunfighter's Honeymoon

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Wedding Doves

Edward D. Hoch - The Vampire Theme

Anthony Horowitz - I Know What You Did Last Wednesday

James Powell - The Jewels of Atlantis

Eric Wright - Caves of Ice

James Yaffe - Mom Lights a Candle

2003

Jon L. Breen - Insider Trading

Janet Dawson - Slayer Statute

John H. Dirckx - Ah, Rash Deceiver!

John H. Dirckx - Murder on the Rise

John H. Dirckx - A Thing of the Past

Ruth Dwyer - Bird of Paradise

Kathy Lynn Emerson - Death by Devil's Turnips

Kathy Lynn Emerson - Lady Appleton and the Cripplegate Chrisoms

Gregory S. Fallis - Dem Bones, Dem Bones

S. L. Franklin - The Facts Concerning the Carnival of Crime at Christmas

Susan Fry - Peat

Carolyn G. Hart - Mothers Must Do

Steven F. Havill - Red or Green?

Edward D. Hoch - Cuba Libro

Edward D. Hoch - The Hand of God

Edward D. Hoch - The Mountain of Jade

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Blue-Ribbon Bass

Edward D. Hoch - The War in Wonderland

Steve Hockensmith - Dear Mr. Holmes

Clark Howard - The Leper Colony

Michael Jahn - The Gold Band

Toni L. P. Kelner - Old Dog Days

John Lantigua - The Rafter

Richard A. Lupoff - The Incident of the Impecunious Chevalier

Charles McConnell - Deadly Copy

O'Neil De Noux - The Body in Crooked Bayou

Arthur Porges - Stately Homes and the Invisible Giant

Malcolm Shuman - The Woman in the Woods

Marilyn Todd - Cupid's Arrow

Eric Wright - The Lady of Shalott

2004

Doug Allyn - What Child Is This?

Frankie Y. Bailey - Since You Went Away

David Braly - A Trail on the Desert

Joseph Commings - The Whispering Gallery

Mat Coward - The Hope of the World

John H. Dirckx - In a Pool of His Own Blood

Kathy Lynn Emerson - The Body in the Dovecote

Kathy Lynn Emerson - Confusions Most Monstrous

Kathy Lynn Emerson - The Curse of the Figure Flinger

Terence Faherty - A Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gregory S. Fallis - Dog on Fire

Bruce Graham - The Charge Not Filed

Robert Greer - A Matter of Policy

William Hallstead - Pledge Night

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Black Cloister

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Candidate's Cabin

Edward D. Hoch - Leopold in the Vineyard

Edward D. Hoch - Midsummer Night's Scheme

Edward D. Hoch - Money on the Red

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Double Elephant

H. R. F. Keating - Brave New Murder

Lee E. Meadows - A Small Matter

O'Neil De Noux - General Order No. 28

Nancy Pickard - Truth Serum

Mark Terry - Murder at the Heartbreak Hotel

Marilyn Todd - Thoroughly Modern Millinery

Anne Weston - By the Monkey-Ladder Vine

2005

Susan Wittig Albert - The Collage to Kill For

James H. Cobb - The Sound of Justice

Loren D. Estleman - Shooting Big Ed

Terence Faherty - Where Is He Now?

Edward D. Hoch - Paris Masque

Edward D. Hoch - The Cactus Killer

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Empty Paint Can

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Rumpled Road Map

Steve Hockensmith - The Big Road

Martin Limón - Dragon's Teeth

Marcia Muller - Irrefutable Evidence

Tim Myers - Waxing Moon

O'Neil De Noux - A Killer's Killer

O'Neil De Noux - Pinning the Rap

James Powell - The Caravan of Wonders Lady

Bill Pronzini - Quincannon in Paradise

Mithran Somasundrum - On Soi Arab

B. K. Stevens - True Blue

Steven Torres - UFO

James Lincoln Warren - The Apollo Progression

Mike Wiecek (Mike Cooper) - A Death in Ueno

2006

Jon L. Breen - The Adventure of the Librarian's Ghost

Rex Burns - Shadow People

Rex Burns - In a Civilized Manner

James H. Cobb - Framed

John H. Dirckx - Green Fish Blues

Lois H. Gresh and Robert Weinberg - Murder in Monkeyland

G. Miki Hayden - A Murder on 123rd Street

Edward D. Hoch - The Nameless Poison

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of the Devil's Orchard

Edward D. Hoch - The Rock

Edward D. Hoch - The Sugar Train

Clark Howard - Dead Even

Rob Kantner - The Other Woman

David Knadler - Karaoke Night

Richard A. Lupoff - Benning's School for Boys

Margaret Maron - El Tramegra

Amy Myers - That's the Way He Did It

O'Neil De Noux - 21 Steps

Bill Pronzini - Devil's Brew

Harriet Rzetelny - Proud Mary

Steven Torres - The Valley of Angustias

Ann Woodward - Dai the Potter

Ann Woodward - A Lesson from Purple

2007

Dale C. Andrews and Kurt Sercu - The Book Case

Jon L. Breen - The Missing Elevator Puzzle

Jon L. Breen - A Run Through the Calendar

Rex Burns - Homestead

James H. Cobb - Over the Edge

John H. Dirckx - Not Your Everyday Poison

Loren D. Estleman - The Profane Angel

Terence Faherty - Garbo's Knees

Jim Fusilli - The Guardians

Bruce Graham - Either Way

Paul Guyot - Barry of Hollywood

Jodi Tamara Harrison - The Royals of San Marco High

Edward D. Hoch - A Bird in the Sand

Edward D. Hoch - First Blood

Edward D. Hoch - The Girl Next-Door

Edward D. Hoch - Leopold Undercover

Edward D. Hoch - The Problem of Suicide Cottage

Edward D. Hoch - The Theft of the Ostracized Ostrich

Anthony Horowitz - The Greek Who Stole Christmas

Martha B. G. Lufkin - The Yam Pots the Art World Wanted

Catherine Mambretti - Dead of Winter

Richard F. McGonegal - Takedown

O'Neil De Noux - Down on the Pontchartrain

Percy Spurlark Parker - Death at My Door

James Powell - A Cozy for the Jack-o'-lanterns

Marilyn Todd - Death at Delphi

Marilyn Todd - Room for Improvement

James Lincoln Warren - Mother Brimstone

Mike Wiecek (Mike Cooper) - The End of the Train

2008

W. Edward Blain - Other People's Litter

Jane K. Cleland - Killing Time

Barbara Cleverly - A Black-Tie Affair

James H. Cobb - Body and Fender

Meredith S. Cole - Exercise Is Murder

John H. Dirckx - First Cousin, Twice Removed

John H. Dirckx - Numskullduggery

Terence Faherty - Forget Me Never

Eve Fisher - The Lagoon

Paul Halter - Nausicaa's Ball

G. Miki Hayden - A Killing in Midtown

Edward D. Hoch - Baja

Edward D. Hoch - Madam Sing's Gold

Edward D. Hoch & Jon L. Breen - Handel and Gretel

Toni L. P. Kelner - Skull And Cross-Examinations

Martin Limón - The Opposite of O

Robert Lopresti - The Hard Case

D. A. McGuire - Catch Your Death

Catherine Mambretti - The Odds of Death

Amy Myers - Tom Wasp and the Dollyshop

O'Neil De Noux - The Bonnie and Clyde Caper

O'Neil De Noux - No. 40 Basin Street

O'Neil De Noux - Too Wise

Kristine Kathryn Rusch - The Secret Lives Of Cats

Dick Stodghill - Panic on Portage Path

Marianne Wilski Strong - Case Capped

Marianne Wilski Strong - A Private Battle

Hal White - Murder at an Island Mansion

Hal White - Murder in a Sealed Loft

2009

Jon L. Breen - Fake Résumé

Rex Burns - Constable Smith and the Bone Pointer

James H. Cobb - Desert and Swamp

John H. Dirckx - Eliminate the Middleman

John H. Dirckx - Real Men Die

Terence Faherty - Unruly Jade

Eve Fisher - The Porcupine Tree

S. L. Franklin - Deadline Edition

Jack Fredrickson - For the Jingle

Steve Hockensmith - Greetings from Purgatory!

Toni L. P. Kelner - The Pirate's Debt

Lou Manfredo - Central Islin, U.S.A.

Kristine Kathryn Rusch - What the Monster Saw

Jeffry Scott - Material Evidence

2010

Naomi Bell - Old Dogs

David Braly - Tangle Beach

John H. Dirckx - Grit

John H. Dirckx - Race You to Coffin Castle!

Kathy Lynn Emerson - Lady Appleton and the Yuletide Hogglers

Paul Halter - The Gong of Doom

Ellen Larson - When the Apricots Bloom

Ronald Levitsky - A Fish Story

Evan Lewis - Skyler Hobbs and the Rabbit Man

Margaret Maron - Io, Saturnalia!

Bill Pronzini - Burglarproof

Mithran Somasundrum - The Farm in Ratchburi

B. K. Stevens - Interpretation of Murder

B. K. Stevens - True Test

Christopher Welch - The Art of Deceit

Dave Zeltserman - Archie's Been Framed

2011

Mike Cooper - Whiz Bang

John H. Dirckx - Meltdown

Doc Finch - Watts in the Wind

S. L. Franklin - Trouble Waiting to Happen

Douglas Grant Johnson - The Parrott Cannon Affair

Maureen Keenan-Mason - The Investigation of Boyfriend #17

James Powell - Last Laugh in Floogle Park

B. K. Stevens - Death in Rehab

Arthur Vidro - The Ransom of EQMM #1

Christopher Welch - The Art of Enmity

Tim L. Williams - Half-Lives

Donald A. Yates - A Study in Scarlatti

2012

Rex Burns - Constable Smith and the Lost Dreamtime

Mike Cooper - The Sellout

John H. Dirckx - Window of Time

Terence Faherty - After Cana

Paul Halter - The Man with the Face of Clay

Lou Manfredo - A Path to Somewhere

Bill Pronzini - Gunpowder Alley

Marilyn Todd - Cover Them With Flowers

James Lincoln Warren - Inner Fire

James Lincoln Warren - The Satan League

2013

Ron Carlson - Purple Town

John H. Dirckx - Departmental Issue

John H. Dirckx - Starts With M, Rhymes With Girder

William Hallstead - Museum Man

Bruce Harris - The Index Card Murders

Marvin Lachman - Hurlyburly

Janice Law - A Political Issue

Robert Lopresti - The Red Envelope

O'Neil De Noux - The Marriage Swindler

James Powell - Tightrope Act

Soji Shimada - The Locked House of Pythagoras

B. K. Stevens - Murder Will Speak

Arthur Vidro - Catching a Ride

2014

Evan Lewis - Mr. Crockett and the Longrifle

James Powell - The Theft of the Clown Jules

Sources

Here is information on sources, for recent tales: AHMM = Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine EQMM = Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Author Story Year AHMM EQMM Detective
Susan Wittig Albert The Collage to Kill For 2005 - - China Bayles
James H. Cobb The Sound of Justice 2005 - July Kevin Pulaski
Loren D. Estleman Shooting Big Ed 2005 - May Valentino
Terence Faherty Where Is He Now? 2005 - Feb Star Republic reporter
Edward D. Hoch Paris Masque 2005 - Jan Jeffery Rand
Edward D. Hoch The Cactus Killer 2005 Oct - Annie Sears
Edward D. Hoch The Theft of the Empty Paint Can 2005 - May Nick Velvet
Edward D. Hoch The Theft of the Rumpled Road Map 2005 - Aug Nick Velvet
Steve Hockensmith The Big Road 2005 May - Larry Erie
Martin Limón Dragon's Teeth 2005 Oct - George Sueño and Ernie Bascom
Marcia Muller Irrefutable Evidence 2005 - Nov Sharon McCone
Tim Myers Waxing Moon 2005 - - Harrison Black
O'Neil De Noux A Killer's Killer 2005 Oct - Jacques Dugas
O'Neil De Noux Pinning the Rap 2005 July/Aug - John Raven Beau
James Powell The Caravan of Wonders Lady 2005 - Mar/Apr Ambrose Ganelon
Bill Pronzini Quincannon in Paradise 2005 - Nov John Quincannon
Mithran Somasundrum On Soi Arab 2005 May - Vijay
B. K. Stevens True Blue 2005 Jan/Feb - Sgt. Gordon Bolt
Steven Torres UFO 2005 Nov - Luis Gonzalo
James Lincoln Warren The Apollo Progression 2005 Nov - Alan Treviscoe
Mike Wiecek (Mike Cooper) A Death in Ueno 2005 March - Sakonju
Jon L. Breen The Adventure of the Librarian's Ghost 2006 - - Holmes Sherlock
Rex Burns Shadow People 2006 June - Leonard Smith
Rex Burns In a Civilized Manner 2006 Nov - Leonard Smith
James H. Cobb Framed 2006 - June Kevin Pulaski
John H. Dirckx Green Fish Blues 2006 Jan/Feb - Cyrus Auburn
Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg Murder in Monkeyland 2006 - - Penelope Peters
G. Miki Hayden A Murder on 123rd Street 2006 March - Miriam
Edward D. Hoch The Nameless Poison 2006 - May Michael Vlado
Edward D. Hoch The Problem of Devil's Orchard 2006 - Jan Dr. Sam Hawthorne
Edward D. Hoch The Rock 2006 - - Linda O'Toole
Edward D. Hoch The Sugar Train 2006 - Nov Ben Snow
Clark Howard Dead Even 2006 - Dec Lon Bradford
Rob Kantner The Other Woman 2006 June - Ben Perkins
David Knadler Karaoke Night 2006 - Sept/Oct John Ennis
Richard A. Lupoff Benning's School for Boys 2006 - - Nick Train
Margaret Maron El Tramegra 2006 - Sept/Oct Sigrid Harald, Roman Tramegra
Amy Myers That's the Way He Did It 2006 - Jan Toby Wellaway
O'Neil De Noux 21 Steps 2006 Jan/Feb - John Raven Beau
Bill Pronzini Devil's Brew 2006 - Dec John Quincannon
Harriet Rzetelny Proud Mary 2006 Nov - Molly Lewin
Steven Torres The Valley of Angustias 2006 Oct - Luis Gonzalo
Ann Woodward Dai the Potter 2006 April - Lady Aoi
Ann Woodward A Lesson from Purple 2006 Dec - Lady Aoi
Dale C. Andrews & Kurt Sercu The Book Case 2007 - May Ellery Queen
Jon L. Breen The Missing Elevator Puzzle 2007 - Feb Stephen Fenbush
Jon L. Breen A Run Through the Calendar 2007 - Dec Berwanger and Foley
Rex Burns Homestead 2007 Nov - Leonard Smith
James H. Cobb Over the Edge 2007 - July Kevin Pulaski
John H. Dirckx Not Your Everyday Poison 2007 April - Cyrus Auburn
Loren D. Estleman The Profane Angel 2007 - Sept/Oct Valentino
Terence Faherty Garbo's Knees 2007 - Jan Scott Elliott
Jim Fusilli The Guardians 2007 Sept - Luther Addison
Bruce Graham Either Way 2007 Oct - Sharon Lucelli
Paul Guyot Barry of Hollywood 2007 - - Jimmy Hooker
Jodi Tamara Harrison The Royals of San Marco High 2007 - Jan Ashley
Edward D. Hoch A Bird in the Sand 2007 - Feb Stanton and Ives
Edward D. Hoch First Blood 2007 March - Annie Sears
Edward D. Hoch The Girl Next-Door 2007 - Mar/Apr Al Darlan
Edward D. Hoch Leopold Undercover 2007 - June Captain Leopold
Edward D. Hoch The Problem of Suicide Cottage 2007 - July Dr. Sam Hawthorne
Edward D. Hoch The Theft of the Ostracized Ostrich 2007 - Sept/Oct Nick Velvet
Anthony Horowitz The Greek Who Stole Christmas 2007 - - The Diamond Brothers
Martha B. G. Lufkin The Yam Pots the Art World Wanted 2007 May - George P. Tilbury
Catherine Mambretti Dead of Winter 2007 Dec - Redhunt
Richard F. McGonegal Takedown 2007 Jan/Feb - Roland and Gary
O'Neil De Noux Down on the Pontchartrain 2007 July/Aug - John Raven Beau
Percy Spurlark Parker Death at My Door 2007 July/Aug - Trevor Oaks
James Powell A Cozy for the Jack-o'-lanterns 2007 - Sept/Oct Kate O'Lantern
Marilyn Todd Death at Delphi 2007 - Mar/Apr Cassandra
Marilyn Todd Room for Improvement 2007 - Dec Lois Hepburn
James Lincoln Warren Mother Brimstone 2007 Jan/Feb - Emma Stavacre
Mike Wiecek (Mike Cooper) The End of the Train 2007 June - David Keegan
W. Edward Blain Other People's Litter 2008 - July Buster Matthews
Jane K. Cleland Killing Time 2008 Nov - Josie Prescott
Barbara Cleverly A Black-Tie Affair 2008 - Aug Richard Jennings
James H. Cobb Body and Fender 2008 - Aug Kevin Pulaski
Meredith S. Cole Exercise Is Murder 2008 - June Lydia McKenzie
John H. Dirckx First Cousin, Twice Removed 2008 Sept - Cyrus Auburn
John H. Dirckx Numskullduggery 2008 Jan/Feb - Cyrus Auburn
Terence Faherty Forget Me Never 2008 - June Star Republic reporter
Eve Fisher The Lagoon 2008 April - John Davison
Paul Halter Nausicaa's Ball 2008 - Sept/Oct Dr. Alan Twist
G. Miki Hayden A Killing in Midtown 2008 Jan/Feb - Miriam
Yokoyama Hideo Motive 2008 - May Kaise Masayuki
Edward D. Hoch Baja 2008 Sept - Annie Sears
Edward D. Hoch Madam Sing's Gold 2008 - July Ben Snow
Edward D. Hoch & Jon L. Breen Handel and Gretel 2008 - Nov Stanton and Ives
Toni L. P. Kelner Skull And Cross-Examinations 2008 - Feb William Cunningham Ward
Martin Limón The Opposite of O 2008 July/Aug - George Sueño and Ernie Bascom
Robert Lopresti The Hard Case 2008 April - Ray Keegan
D. A. McGuire Catch Your Death 2008 Oct - Herbie Sawyer
Catherine Mambretti The Odds of Death 2008 - - T. Iris Ginge
Amy Myers Tom Wasp and the Dollyshop 2008 - Mar/Apr Tom Wasp
O'Neil De Noux The Bonnie and Clyde Caper 2008 - Aug John Raven Beau
O'Neil De Noux No. 40 Basin Street 2008 Nov - Jacques Dugas
O'Neil De Noux Too Wise 2008 - Nov Lucien Caye
Kristine Kathryn Rusch The Secret Lives Of Cats 2008 - July Homer Ziff
Dick Stodghill Panic on Portage Path 2008 Jan/Feb - Jack Eddy
Marianne Wilski Strong Case Capped 2008 April - Sister Veronica
Marianne Wilski Strong A Private Battle 2008 July/Aug - Martin Wyla
Hal White Murder at an Island Mansion 2008 - - Reverend Dean
Hal White Murder in a Sealed Loft 2008 - - Reverend Dean
Jon L. Breen Fake Résumé 2009 - Aug Berwanger and Foley
Rex Burns Constable Smith and the Bone Pointer 2009 Oct - Leonard Smith
James H. Cobb Desert and Swamp 2009 - Mar/Apr Kevin Pulaski
John H. Dirckx Eliminate the Middleman 2009 Jan/Feb - Cyrus Auburn
John H. Dirckx Real Men Die 2009 Sept - Cyrus Auburn
Terence Faherty Unruly Jade 2009 - May Scott Elliott
Eve Fisher The Porcupine Tree 2009 Jan/Feb - Grant Tripp, Linda Thompson
S. L. Franklin Deadline Edition 2009 April - R. J. Carr and Ginny Carr
Jack Fredrickson For the Jingle 2009 - May Dek Elstrom
Steve Hockensmith Greetings from Purgatory! 2009 - Feb Old Red and Big Red
Toni L. P. Kelner The Pirate's Debt 2009 - Aug William Cunningham Ward
Lou Manfredo Central Islin, U.S.A. 2009 - Aug Gus Oliver
Kristine Kathryn Rusch What the Monster Saw 2009 - July Kyle Worthington
Jeffry Scott Material Evidence 2009 - June Sgt. Brian Williams
Naomi Bell Old Dogs 2010 Oct - Ellen Roundal
David Braly Tangle Beach 2010 - Sept/Oct Chuck Chamberlain
John H. Dirckx Grit 2010 Sept - Cyrus Auburn
John H. Dirckx Race You to Coffin Castle! 2010 - Aug Cyrus Auburn
Kathy Lynn Emerson Lady Appleton and the Yuletide Hogglers 2010 - - Susanna Appleton
Paul Halter The Gong of Doom 2010 - June Dr. Alan Twist
Ellen Larson When the Apricots Bloom 2010 July/Aug - Ranya Mostafa
Ronald Levitsky A Fish Story 2010 - Jan Hugo Javier
Evan Lewis Skyler Hobbs and the Rabbit Man 2010 - Feb Skyler Hobbs
Margaret Maron Io, Saturnalia! 2010 - Jan Aelia Tertia
Bill Pronzini Burglarproof 2010 - Feb John Quincannon
Mithran Somasundrum The Farm in Ratchburi 2010 Oct - Vijay
B. K. Stevens Interpretation of Murder 2010 Dec - Jane Ciardi
B. K. Stevens True Test 2010 May - Sgt. Gordon Bolt
Christopher Welch The Art of Deceit 2010 April - Toby Bridgman
Dave Zeltserman Archie's Been Framed 2010 - Sept/Oct Julius Katz
Mike Cooper Whiz Bang 2011 - Sept/Oct Garrick
John H. Dirckx Meltdown 2011 Nov - Cyrus Auburn
Doc Finch Watts in the Wind 2011 Jan/Feb - Vlad Hammersmith
S. L. Franklin Trouble Waiting to Happen 2011 Oct - R. J. Carr and Ginny Carr
Douglas Grant Johnson The Parrott Cannon Affair 2011 April - Sam Kane
Maureen Keenan-Mason The Investigation of Boyfriend #17 2011 - Dec Lila Dunwoody
James Powell Last Laugh in Floogle Park 2011 - July Chief Inspector Bozo
B. K. Stevens Death in Rehab 2011 May - Leah Abrams
Arthur Vidro The Ransom of EQMM #1 2011 - Website Homer Slocum
Christopher Welch The Art of Enmity 2011 April - Toby Bridgman
Tim L. Williams Half-Lives 2011 - Mar/Apr Charlie Raines
Donald A. Yates A Study in Scarlatti 2011 - Feb Fred Cambridge
Rex Burns Constable Smith and the Lost Dreamtime 2012 Oct - Leonard Smith
Mike Cooper The Sellout 2012 June - The Accountant
John H. Dirckx Window of Time 2012 Nov - Cyrus Auburn
Terence Faherty After Cana 2012 - Sept/Oct Owen Keane
Paul Halter The Man with the Face of Clay 2012 - July Owen Burns
Lou Manfredo A Path to Somewhere 2012 - Sept/Oct Gus Oliver
Bill Pronzini Gunpowder Alley 2012 - Aug John Quincannon
Marilyn Todd Cover Them With Flowers 2012 - Nov Iliona and Lysander
James Lincoln Warren Inner Fire 2012 July/Aug - Enola Fowler
James Lincoln Warren The Satan League 2012 Jan/Feb - Alan Treviscoe
Ron Carlson Purple Town 2013 - Jan Drake Marks
John H. Dirckx Departmental Issue 2013 Sept - Cyrus Auburn
John H. Dirckx Starts With M, Rhymes With Girder 2013 - Dec Cyrus Auburn
William Hallstead Museum Man 2013 Jan/Feb - Kat Curtci
Bruce Harris The Index Card Murders 2013 - - The Narrator
Marvin Lachman Hurlyburly 2013 - - Homeless
Janice Law A Political Issue 2013 Sept - Madame Selina, Nip Tompkins
Robert Lopresti The Red Envelope 2013 July/Aug - Delgardo
O'Neil De Noux The Marriage Swindler 2013 Mar - Lucien Caye
James Powell Tightrope Act 2013 - Sept/Oct Ambrose Ganelon
Soji Shimada The Locked House of Pythagoras 2013 - Aug Kiyoshi Mitarai
B. K. Stevens Murder Will Speak 2013 July/Aug - Iphigenia Woodhouse
Arthur Vidro Catching a Ride 2013 - - The Narrator
Evan Lewis Mr. Crockett and the Longrifle 2014 May - David Crockett
James Powell The Theft of the Clown Jules 2014 - May Chief Inspector Bozo