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Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Mystery/Thriller Finalists

The finalists were announced yesterday for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. There are 11 categories, but the one of most import to the readers of this blog is Best Mystery/Thriller.

Best Mystery/Thriller

Dodgers by Bill Beverly (Crown)
His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae Burnet (Skyhorse)
The Girls by Emma Cline (Random House)
The North Water by Ian McGuire (Henry Holt)
Darktown by Thomas Mullen (37 Ink/Atria Books)

The awards will be presented at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium on Friday, April 21. That event is the kick-off to the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus April 22 to 23.

The other categories and nominees

HT: J. Kingston Pierce at TheRapSheet