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The Spotted Owl Award

Friends of Mystery, a non-profit literary/educational organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon, gives an annual award, the Spotted Owl, for the best mystery by a Pacific Northwest author.

 

    2014
  • Best Novel: House Odds by Mike Lawson (Atlantic Monthly Press)
  • Best First Novel: Loyalty by Ingrid Thoft (Putnam)
    2013
  • Best Novel: House Blood by Mike Lawson (Atlantic Monthly Press)
    2012
  • Best Novel: County Line by Bill Cameron (Tyrus Books)
  • Best First Novel: Dove Season by Johnny Shaw (AmazonEncore)
    2011
  • Best Novel: Crashers by Dana Haynes (Minotaur Books)
    2010
  • Best Novel: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (Delacorte Press)Review of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
    2007
  • Best Novel: Days of Rage by Kris Nelscott (Minotaur Books)
  • Best First Novel: Lost Angel by Mike Doogan (Putnam)
    2006
  • Best Novel: The Last Victim by Kevin O'Brien (Pinnacle Books)
    2005
  • Best Novel: Stone Cribs by Kris Nelscott (Minotaur Books)
    2004
  • Best Novel: Second Watch by Lowen Clausen (Silo Press)
    2003
  • Best Novel: Black River by G. M. Ford (Wm. Morrow)
    2002
  • Best Novel: Desperate Measures by Kate Wilhelm (Minotaur Books)
    2001
  • Best Novel: Crown in Stolen Colors by Marcia Simpson (Poisoned Pen Press)
    2000
  • Best Novel: First Avenue by Lowen Clausen (Watershed Books)
    1999
  • Best Novel: Charlie's Bones by L. L. Thrasher (Write Way Publishing)
    1998
  • Best Novel: Katie's Will by Tom Mitcheltree (Write Way Publishing)
    1997
  • Best Novel: The Music of What Happens by John Straley (Bantam)
    1996
  • Best Novel: The Vanishing Smile by Earl Emerson (Ballantine)

If present, Mystery Book Reviews by Mysterious Reviews indicates a review by Mysterious Reviews.

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