ELLERY QUEEN MYSTERY MAGAZINE has just announced the winners of their Readers Choice Awards for the best stories of 2009 and I am stunned, and pleased, to discover my Artemis Monk story "The Case of the Piss-Poor Gold" made the list.
Mike Herron's "Dolphin Junction" tied with Doug Allyn's "An Early Christmas"
Clark Howard's "White Wolves"
Dave Zeltserman's "Julius Katz"
Doug Allyn's "Famous Last Words"
Doug Allyn's "The Valhall Verdict"
Jack Fredrickson's "For the Jingle"
Janvillem van de Wetering's "The Bleeding Chair"
Lee Goldberg's "The Case of the Piss-Poor Gold"
Lou Manfredo's "Central Islin, USA"
Brian Muir's "Dummy"
Congratulations to all the winners!