49th shelfE. R. Brown is theĀ author of Almost Criminal, a crime novel based in the Pacific Northwest. This critically-praised debut novel was nominated for an Edgar Award (Best Paperback Original) and an Arthur Ellis Award (Best First Novel), and named a 2014 Book of the Year by the 49th Shelf.

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Thanks, 49th Shelf!

Thanks, 49th Shelf!

December 10th, 2014

Today's surprise came, as many writing-related surprises do, via a Twitter notification. A friend directed me to the 49th Shelf review website (kind of a Goodreads forĀ Canadian authors and books) and their Books of the Year for 2014. It's an honour to be chosen.... read on