2015 L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The L.A. Times announced the finalists for the 2015 L.A. Times Book Prizes. The award is presented in 10 categories, including Mystery/Thriller. Since we tend to obsess on all things crime, let us take a look at that particular category.

Mystery/Thriller

DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY by Tom Bouman (W. W. Norton & Company)

THE PAINTER BY Peter Heller (Knopf)

AFTER I’M GONE by Laura Lippman (William Morrow)

SINS OF OUR FATHERS by Shawn Lawrence Otto (Milkweed Editions)

THE GIRL WITH A CLOCK FOR A HEART by Peter Swanson (William Morrow)

The awards will be presented Saturday, April 18, in conjunction with the L.A. Times Festival of Books April 18-19.

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