The North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers is pleased to announce nominees for their annual HAMMETT PRIZE for a work of literary excellence in the field of crime writing by a US or Canadian author. The nominees are as follows:
Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel 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)
The HAMMETT PRIZE winner will be named during the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) Fall Conference, in Somerset, New Jersey, October 2-4.
Congratulations to all the nominees.