Pennsylvania author Tom Bouman has been awarded the 2015 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the Mystery/Thriller category for his novel, Dry Bones in the Valley (Norton). His was one of several commendations handed out this evening during the Times Festival of Books, held on the University of Southern California campus.
This year’s other Mystery/Thriller nominees were: The Painter, by Peter Heller (Knopf); After I’m Gone, by Laura Lippman (Morrow); Sins of Our Fathers, by Shawn Lawrence Otto (Milkweed); and The Girl with a Clock for a Heart, by
Peter Swanson (Morrow).
You’ll find the complete list of tonight’s prize winners here.
READ: MORE: “L.A. Times Festival of Books 2015,” by Jeri Westerson (Getting Medieval).