Awards Won by Down & Out Books Authors and Titles

Anthony Award

Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015 by Art Taylor, editor

2016 — Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015 by Art Taylor, editor for Best Anthology or Collection

David Award

Big Shoes by Jack Getze

2016 — Big Shoes by Jack Getze for Best Crime Novel of 2015

Georgia Author of the Year Award

3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands

2016 — 3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands for Best Detective/Mystery

Global eBook Awards

The Origins of Benjamin Hackett by Gerald M. O'Connor

2017 — The Origins of Benjamin Hackett by Gerald M. O’Connor for New Adult Fiction (Silver)

IPPY

The Origins of Benjamin Hackett by Gerald M. O'Connor

2017 — The Origins of Benjamin Hackett by Gerald M. O’Connor for Best Adult Fiction eBook (Bronze)

Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Judges’ Choice Award

3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands

2016 — 3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands for Best Neo-Noir

3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands

2016 — 3 Women Walk Into a Bar by Linda Sands for Best P.I. Novel

Macavity Award

Murder at the Beach: Bouchercon Anthology 2014 by Craig Faustus Buck

2015 — “Honeymoon Sweet” by Craig Faustus Buck for Best Mystery Short Story (included in Murder at the Beach: Bouchercon Anthology 2014)

Military Writers Society of America Awards

Murder in the Slaughterhouse by Tom Crowley

2015 — Murder in the Slaughterhouse by Tom Crowley for Thriller/Mystery — Bronze Medal

Minnesota Monthly Twin Cities Arts and Culture

The Devil and the Diva by David Housewright and Renee Valois

2014 — The Devil and the Diva by David Housewright and Renee Valois for Best Books of 2014

Shamus Award

The Innocents by Richard Barre

1996 — The Innocents by Richard Barre for Best First Private Eye Novel (originally published by Walker & Co.)

Moonlight Weeps by Vincent Zandri

2015 — Moonlight Weeps by Vincent Zandri for Best Paperback Original PI Novel

Circling the Runway by J.L. Abramo

2016 — Circling the Runway by J.L. Abramo for Best Paperback Original PI Novel

St. Martin’s Press/PWA Award

Catching Water in a Net by J.L. Abramo

2000 — Catching Water in a Net by J.L. Abramo for Best First Private Eye Novel (originally published by St. Martin’s Press)

Thriller Award

Moonlight Weeps by Vincent Zandri

2015 — Moonlight Weeps by Vincent Zandri for Best Paperback Original