Thursday, May 09, 2013

Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year 2013 - Longlist

The longlist for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2013 has been announced. The winner will be announced at Harrogate however we the public will be able to vote on the shortlist of six, announced on 1 July, from 4 July.

The criteria: "...the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to British and Irish authors whose novels are published in paperback from 1 May 2012 – 30 April 2013".

More about the award is on the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival website.
2013 Longlist (links are to Euro Crime reviews)

The Guilty One – Lisa Ballantyne (Piatkus)
Rush Of Blood – Mark Billingham (Little Brown)
A Foreign Country – Charles Cumming (Harpercollins)
Gods And Beasts – Denise Mina (Orion)
Sacrilege – S. J. Parris (Harper)


1 comment:

Margot Kinberg said...

Oh, some definite good 'uns there, Karen. Thanks for sharing.