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The winners of the 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced last monday in New York. Here are the nominees and winners for gay and lesbian mysteries:

Gay Mystery
  • Bokassa’s Last Apostle by Rod Shelton
  • Dos Equis by Anthony Bidulka
  • Fires of London by Janice Law
  •  Lake on the Mountain: A Dan Sharp Mystery by Jeffrey Round (Winner) 
  • The Yellow Canary by Steve Neil Johnson
Lesbian Mystery
  •  Ill Will by J.M. Redmann (Winner) 
  • Jacob’s War by C.P. Rowlands
  • Lemon Reef by Robin Silverman
  • Molly: House on Fire by R. E. Bradshaw
  • Rest for the Wicked by Ellen Hart

The complet list of all winners for the „Lammys“ you will find at the Website of the Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF).

The Finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards were announced by the Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) in Los Angeles. Here are the nominees for Gay Mystery and Lesbian Mystery.

Gay Mystery
  • Bokassa’s Last Apostle by Rod Shelton
  • Dos Equis by Anthony Bidulka
  • Fires of London by Janice Law
  • Lake on the Mountain: A Dan Sharp Mystery by Jeffrey Round
  • The Yellow Canary by Steve Neil Johnson
Lesbian Mystery
  • Ill Will by J.M. Redmann
  • Jacob’s War by C.P. Rowlands
  • Lemon Reef by Robin Silverman
  • Molly: House on Fire by R. E. Bradshaw
  • Rest for the Wicked by Ellen Hart

The complet list of all finalists for the „Lammys“ you will find at the Website of the Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF).

The Ten Best Gay Mystery Series. A list by Drewey Wayne Gunn

  • Joseph Hansen: The Brandstetter series. Twelve volumes (1970-1991)
  • Peter Tuesday Hughes: The Front Desk series. Six volumes (1976-1978)
  • Dan Kavanagh: The Duffy series. Four novels (1980-1987)
  • Richard Stevenson: The Strachey series. Eight volumes (1981-2003)
  • John Preston: The Mission of Alex Kane sestet (1984-1987, revised 1992-1993)
  • Michael Nava: The Henry Rios heptalogy (1986-2001)
  • Derek Adams: The Adventures of Miles Diamond. Trilogy. (1993-1998)
  • R.D. Zimmerman: The Todd Mills series. Six novels. (1995-1999)
  • John Morgan Wilson: The Justice series. Five novels (1996-2003)
  • Jack Dickson: The Jas Anderson trilogy (1998-2002)

Ten Best Standalones. A list by Drewey Wayne Gunn

  • Rodney Garland:The Heart in Exile (1953)
  • Lou Rand: The Gay Detective (1961)
  • Hugh Ross Williamson: A Wicked Pack of Cards (1961)
  • J.X. Williams: Good-bye My Lover (1966)
  • Robert Bentley: Here There Be Dragons (1972)
  • Ross Berliner: The Manhood Ceremony (1978)
  • Tom Hardy: Cock Stealers (1978)
  • Jeremy Beadle: Death Scene (1988)
  • Ashok Mathur: Once upon an Elephant (1998)
  • Drew Gummerson: The Lodger (2002)

Drewey Wayne Gunn is celebrating great gay mysteries: His top ten of gay mystery series and standalones. Read more about his lists at the Lambda Literary Review.