The Second Life of Nick Mason - Steve Hamilton (G.P. Putnam's Sons)
The Drifter - Nicholas Petrie (G.P. Putnam's Sons)
The White Devil - Domenic Stansberry (Molotov Editions)
Revolver - Duane Swierczynski (Mulholland Books)
The Big Nothing - Bob Truluck (Murmur House Press)
The organization will name the HAMMETT PRIZE winner, during the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) Fall Conference, in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, October 6-8. The winner will receive a bronze trophy, designed by sculptor Peter Boiger.