Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award
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Theakston Old Peculier
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Prize money: £3,000
Winner(s) announced: 18/07/2019
The Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award is the UK’s top crime-fiction award, sponsored by Theakston’s Old Peculier. It is awarded annually at Harrogate Crime Writing Festival in the UK, held every July, as part of the Harrogate International Festivals.
Belinda Bauer – Snap
Steve Cavanagh – Thirteen
Mick Herron – London Rules
Val McDermid – Broken Ground
Liam McIlvanney – The Quaker
Khurrum Rahman – East of Hounslow
The winner is announced on the opening night of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, on 18 July.
The winner will receive a £3,000 cash prize, as well as a handmade, engraved beer barrel provided by Theakston Old Peculier.
2018: The Intrusions by Stav Sherez
2017: Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre
2016: I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh
2015: Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary