Hamilton, William Ian

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Hamilton, William Ian

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Born in 1946 in Chirk, United Kingdom


(William) Ian Hamilton is a Canadian mystery writer. A former journalist and civil servant, his work has appeared in Maclean's, Boston, the Leader-Post, the Calgary Albertan, and the Calgary Herald. Hamilton is the author of the Ava Lee crime/mystery series. His first book, The Children's Crusade, was non-fiction and was the Canadian Book of the Month Club Main Selection. The Water Rat of Wanchai won the Arthur Ellis for best first crime novel.; it was a Quill and Quire top five novel of the year; an Amazon editor's pick and an Amazon top 100 book of the year; and a Toronto Star top five novel of the year. It was also short listed for the CBC Bookie Award. The Disciple of Las Vegas was short listed for the Barry Award as the best original paperback published in the United States in 2014. The Wild Beasts of Wuhan was short listed for the Lambda Award as the best lesbian crime/mystery novel of 2013. See here for more information https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Hamilton_(writer)


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