Southern California Independent Booksellers Assn announced the finalists for its 2011 book awards. The winners in six categories will be announced in an Oct. 22 event in Long Beach.
For his many contributions to Southern California independent bookstores and the community of readers, SCIBA is honoring T. Jefferson Parker by naming its annual mystery award the T. Jefferson Parker SCIBA Mystery Award. This award also honors all of the award winning mysteries Jeff has written and will write in the years to come. Jeff will personally present this award at the annual Authors Feast & Trade Show.
T. Jefferson Parker Book Award for Mystery and Thrillers:
The Sentry by Robert Crais (Putnam)
San Diego Noir edited by Maryelizabeth Hart (Akashic Books)
The Informant by Thomas Perry (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Savages by Don Winslow (Simon & Schuster)
When the Killing's Done by T.C. Boyle (Viking)
Helen of Pasadena by Lian Dolan (Prospect Park Books)
Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking)
Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr (Akashic Books)
For the nominees in all categories, go HERE.
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