Among the works honored during last night’s presentation of the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes was Tana French’s Broken Harbor (Viking), which triumphed in the Mystery/Thriller category. This announcement was made during a public ceremony at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium.
Broken Harbor’s competitors for this commendation were: Angelmaker, by Nick Harkaway (Knopf); The Thief, by Fuminori Nakamura (Soho Crime); The
Expats, by Chris Pavone (Crown); and The Twenty-Year Death, by Ariel
S. Winter (Hard Case Crime).
The complete list of L.A. Times Book Prize winners is here, with the rundown of this year’s finalists to be found here.