Tor Books has three finalists for the 2015 Compton Crook Award for the best debut science fiction, fantasy or horror novel of the year!
The members of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc. (BSFS) created the Compton Crook Award in 1982 to honor the best first novel of the year written by an individual author in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genre. Since its inception, the award has been presented at Balticon — the four-day annual Maryland regional science fiction convention produced by BSFS, currently held on Memorial Day weekend in the Baltimore, MD area.
Here are the 2015 Compton Crook Award Finalists:
- A Darkling Sea by James L. Cambias (Tor Books)
- Salvage by Alexandra Duncan (Greenwillow Press)
- Copper Magic by Julia Mary Gibson (Tor Books)
- Memory of Water by Emmi Itäranta (Harper Voyager)
- The Bees by Laline Paulln (Ecco Press)
- Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell (Tor Books)
- Darkwalker by E. L. Tettensor (ROC)
See more details about the award here. Congratulations to all of the finalists!