A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, June 5, 2017
6/5/2008 Inspector Endersby meets Arthur Ellis
June 5, 2008. On this date the Crime Writers of Canada gave the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Mystery Novel to John Redfern for Trumpets Sound No More. The book, set in London in the 1840s, featured Inspector Owen Endersby, on the trail of the killer of a theatre manager.