2015 Hammett Prize Nominees

The North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers have announced the nominees for the 2015 HAMMETT Prize.

Wayfaring Stranger by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster)
Smoke River by Krista Foss (McClelland & Stewart)
Gangsterland by Tod Goldberg (Counterpoint)
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Scribner)
Goodhouse by Peyton Marshall (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

An announcement of which book and author wins this commendation will be made around the time of the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) Fall Conference, scheduled to be held in Somerset, New Jersey, from October 2 to 4.

The winner will be announced during the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) Fall Conference, in Somerset, New Jersey, October 2-4. The winner will receive a bronze trophy (seen above) designed by sculptor Peter Boiger.

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