Nominated for a 2016 Shamus Award for short fiction, C. B. Forrest’s first crime novel, The Weight of Stones, was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. His second Charlie McKelvey novel, Slow Recoil, was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel. His final novel in the trilogy, The Devil’s Dust, was called “exceptional” in a starred review by Publisher’s Weekly. The Go Ahead, his first novel in almost a decade, will be published in May 2020. Forrest’s short fiction has appeared in Canadian and U.S. journals, most recently Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine. He also somehow recently appeared in an episode of Morgue Case Files.