Kill Fee named one of Globe & Mail's Top 10 Summer Crime Fiction Reads

Kill Fee named one of the National Post's Best Crime Novels of 2014

Kill Fee named one of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Best Mystery Novels of 2014

Kill Fee wins 2014 Voice Award in the Audio Book - Narration - Crime and Thriller category

Criminal Enterprise
was nominated for an International Thriller Writers 2014 Thriller Award for Best Hardcover.

Owen is the featured author in issue 2 of the All Due Respect fiction anthology. The issue includes cover art by Eric Beetner, and an interview, essay and a rare short story by Owen. Pick up your copy today!

Criminal Enterprise named:
• the Best Sophomore Novel of 2013 by The National Post's Crimewave
• A Best Book of 2013 by Mystery Bookshelf
• a Best Book of 2013 by Oline Cogdill and the Knoxville News

And Oline Cogdill also named Owen Laukkanen one of her Dozen Authors to Watch and Read.

Criminal Enterprise

The paperback edition of CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE will be released on December 3, 2013.

THE PROFESSIONALS was nominated for a Stalker Award

Owen Laukkanen blurbs JK Rowling's secret smash hit The Cuckoo's Calling

The Professionals
has been nominated for:
• Stalker Award
• Anthony Award: Best First Novel
• Barry Award: Best First Novel
ª Thriller Award: Best First Novel
• bSpinetingler Award: Best Novel - New Voices

The Professionals on 2012 Best of Lists:
Kirkus Reviews' Best Fiction of 2012

• The Sacramento Bee's Best Novels of 2012
The Houston Chronicle's Bookish Blog Best Books of 2012
• Grift Magazine's Favorite Books of 2012
• Barnes and Noble's Ransom Notes Blog Favorite Debuts of 2012
National Post's Crimewave Best Canadian Mysteries of 2012
January Magazine's Best Crime Fiction of 2012

The Professionals Paperback
The paperback edition
of The Professionals
was released on
October 2, 2012.

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February 6Village Books, Bellingham, Washington (With David Joy, author of WHERE ALL LIGHT TENDS TO GO), 7pm.

February 16Noir at the Bar Seattle, Hugo House, Seattle, Washington (with Johnny Shaw, Linda Richards, Dietrich Kalteis, Will Viharo, Sam Weibe, Kat Richardson, Michael Pool and Rob Hart), 7pm.

February 18Noir at the Bar San Francisco, Iron & Gold, San Francisco, California (with Joe Clifford, Danny Gardner, Tom Pitts, David James Keaton, Johnny Shaw, Rob Hart and William E. Wallace), 7:30pm.

February 21Noir at the Bar Los Angeles, The Mandrake Bar, Los Angeles, California (with Johnny Shaw, S.G. Redling, S.W. Lauden, Tom Pitts, Rob Hart, Patricia Abbott, and Eric Beetner), 8pm.

March 13Cuffed International Crime Writers Festival: "He and She" (With Ausma Zehanat Khan), Vancouver, British Columbia, 10:30AM

March 15 The Poisoned Pen, Phoenix, Arizona (with Lisa Lutz, author of THE PASSENGER), 7pm.

March 16Book Carnival, Orange, California, 7pm.

March 17Mysterious Galaxy, San Diego, California, 7:30pm.

March 18 Murder By The Book, Houston, Texas, 6:30pm.

March 19Nicola's Books, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 3pm.

March 20Once Upon a Crime, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 4pm.

March 21Seattle Mystery Bookshop, Seattle, Washington (with C.J. Box, author of OFF THE GRID), 12pm.

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