The 2020 Hammett Prize is bestowed by The International Association of Crime Writers (North American Branch). The award will be given later this year for a 2019 work of literary excellence in the field of crime writing by an American or Canadian author. The prize is the famous ‘Thin Man’ bronze trophy, and bragging rights. 🙂
Please click on the nominated titles to find out more about the books. The nominees are as follows:
THE MURALS, by William Bayer
BLUFF, by Jane Stanton Hitchcock
NORCO '80: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR BANK ROBBERY IN AMERICAN HISTORY, by Peter Houlahan (non-fiction)
THE ADVENTURE OF THE PECULIAR PROTOCOLS, by Nicholas Meyer
BLOOD RELATIONS, by Jonathan Moore
Congratulations to all the nominees!