SYKM


Lou Berney
Louis Berney
[1964-]
Charles “Shake” Bouchon, a professional wheelman who walks out of prison after a three-year sentence for grand theft auto determined to change his life and become a chef:

Gutshot Straight (2010) [review]
Finalist 2011 Barry Award for Best First Novel

Whiplash River (2012) [review]
Finalist 2013 Anthony Award for Best Paperback
Finalist 2013 Edgar Award for Best Paperback

Double Barrel Bluff (2017)

Non-series:

The Road to Bobby Joe and Other Stories (1991) [SS, some criminous, written as Louis Berney]

The Long and Faraway Gone (2015) [review]
2016 Anthony Award for Best Paperback
2016 Barry Award for Best Paperback
2016 Edgar Award for Best Paperback
2016 Macavity Award for Best Mystery

Finalist 2016 Lefty Award for Best World Mystery