Awards and Nominations For Books by Libby Fischer Hellmann

An Eye For Murder

  • Anthony nomination, Best First
  • Winner, Best First, Readers Choice Awards (Love is Murder conference)

A Picture of Guilt

  • Finalist, Ben Franklin Award, Mystery/suspense
  • Winner, Best Traditional Mystery, Readers Choice Awards (Love is Murder conference)

A Shot to Die For

  • Winner, Best Traditional Mystery, Readers Choice Awards (Love is Murder conference)

House Rules (Short story in Murder in Vegas anthology)

  • Agatha nominee
  • Anthony nominee

Chicago Blues Anthology (Editor)

  • Stuart Kaminsky story nominated for an Edgar
  • Deb Brod story winner of Readers Choice Award (Love is Murder conference)

Easy Innocence

  • Winner, Best PI/Police Procedural, Readers Choice Award (Love is Murder conference)

Doubleback

  • Chosen as the “Great Lakes Great Read,” Autumn 2009 by Great Lakes Bookseller Association

Set the Night on Fire

  • Finalist in Foreword Magazine’s Best Suspense Novel of the year, 2010

Toxicity

  • Winner,  Best Suspense Novel 2011 (Love is Murder conference)

A Bitter Veil

  • Finalist, 2012 Book of the Year, Chicago Writers Association
  • Winner, Best Suspense Novel 2012 (Love is Murder conference)

Havana Lost

  • Foreword Magazine Finalist for Best Thriller of the Year — 2013
  • “Notable Page-Turner,” Shelf Unbound Magazine Fiction Competition — 2014
  • Honorable Mention, 2014 Book of the Year, Chicago Writers Association

Nobody’s Child

  • Finalist, 2015 Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense
  • Finalist, Shamus Awards, Best Indie PI NovelFinalist in the “Fiction: Mystery/Suspense” category
  • Finalist in the “Fiction: Mystery/Suspense” category of the 2015 USA Best Book Awards
  • Finalist in Chicago Writers Association Awards — Fiction Category
  • Shortlisted for Mystery-Thriller category for Kindle Book Review Award

War,Spies, and Bobby Sox

  • Silver Medal, IPPY Award, 2017 (War/Military)