A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
2/21/2004 Mumbo Gumbo takes the prize
February 21, 2004. The Lefty Award is given out each year at Left Coast Crime for the best humorous mystery novel. On this day, in Monterey, California, it went to Jerrilyn Farmer for Mumbo Gumbo. Maddie the caterer gets roped into working for a quiz show when a food writer mysteriously disappears...