Full Curl by Dave Butler Nominated for Best First Crime Novel at the Arthur Ellis Awards

Full Curl by Dave Butler Nominated for Best First Crime Novel at the Arthur Ellis Awards

Posted on April 20 by AliciaE in Awards
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April 20, 2018―Dundurn Press is pleased to announce that Full Curl by Dave Butler has been nominated for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel. The annual Arthur Ellis Awards by Crime Writers of Canada recognizes the best in mystery, crime, and suspense writing in fiction and non-fiction by Canadian writers. Winners to be announced on May 24th at Arthur Ellis Awards Gala in Toronto.

Published in September 2017, Full Curl is the first book in the Jenny Willson Mystery Series that features park warden Jenny Willson who is known for saying what others can’t or won’t. In 2015 it was shortlisted for the Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel.

In Full Curl, Jenny Willson discovers animals disappearing from Canada’s mountain parks, and she finds herself racing down a trail lined with deceit, distraction, and murder, and tempted to cross a line to a place she might not be able to come back from.

The second book in the series, No Place for Wolverines, comes out in October 2018.

 

ABOUT THE ARTHUR ELLIS AWARDS 

The Arthur Ellis Awards are a group of Canadian literary awards that were established in 1984 and named after the nom de travail of Canada's official hangman. They are presented annually by the Crime Writers of Canada for the best Canadian crime and mystery writing published in the previous year.

 

To book an interview with Dave Butler, please contact:

Michelle Melski, Senior Publicist

416-214-5544 x222; mmelski [at] dundurn [nospam] com ()