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Book awards: Hammett Prize

Book awards by cover

Works (30)

Maximum Bob by Elmore Leonard1991
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman1992
The Mexican Tree Duck by James Crumley1993
Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke1994
Under the Beetle's Cellar by Mary Willis Walker1995
Rose by Martin Cruz Smith1996
Trial of Passion by William Deverell1997
Tidewater Blood by William Hoffman1998
Havana Bay by Martin Cruz Smith1999
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood2000
Kingdom of Shadows by Alan Furst2001
Honor's Kingdom by Owen Parry2002
The Seduction of Water by Carol Goodman2003
Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan2004
Alibi by Joseph Kanon2005
The Prisoner of Guantanamo by Dan Fesperman2006
The Outlander by Gil Adamson2007
77 by Guillermo Saccomanno2008
The Turnaround by George Pelecanos2008
The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry2009
The Nearest Exit by Olen Steinhauer2010
The Killer Is Dying by James Sallis2011
Oregon Hill by Howard Owen2012
Angel Baby: A Novel by Richard Langenot in English Common Knowledge2013
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2014
The Do-Right by Lisa Sandlin2015
The White Devil by Domenic Stansberry2016
August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones2017
November Road by Lou Berney2018
Bluff by Jane Stanton Hitchcocknot in English Common Knowledge2019

Award description

ACW/NA awards the Hammet Prize annually for literary excellence in the field of crime-writing, as reflected in a book published in the English language in the US and/or Canada. The winner receives a "Thin Man" trophy, designed by sculptor Peter Boiger.

The list of nominees can be found here.


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