Monday, June 15, 2015

Awards News: Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year 2015 Shortlist & CWA Dagger Longlists

The shortlist for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year 2015 has been announced.

In addition "Sara Paretsky, will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award, joining past winners Lynda La Plante, Ruth Rendell, PD James, Colin Dexter and Reginald Hill".

Read more about each title in the Harrogate News:
The Facts Of Life And Death by Belinda Bauer, Black Swan
The Axeman's Jazz by Ray Celestin, Mantle
The Outcast Dead by Elly Griffiths, Quercus
Someone Else's Skin by Sarah Hilary, Headline
The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson, Hodder & Stoughton
Entry Island by Peter May, Quercus

Also today longlists have been announced for the Gold, John Creasey and Ian Fleming CWA Daggers. The shortlists will be announced on 30 June.

From Booktrade:


The Shut Eye - Belinda Bauer/Transworld Publishers/Bantam Press

The Rules of Wolfe - James Carlos Blake/Oldcastle Books/No Exit Press

The Silkworm - Robert Galbraith/Little, Brown Book Group/Sphere

Missing - Sam Hawken Profile Books/Serpent's Tail

Mr Mercedes - Stephen King/Hodder & Stoughton/Hodder & Stoughton

Pleasantville - Attica Locke/Profile Books/Serpent's Tail

The Bone Seeker - M.J. McGrath/Pan Macmillan/Mantle

The Serpentine Road - Paul Mendelson/Little, Brown Book Group/Constable

Life or Death - Michael Robotham/Little, Brown Book Group/Sphere

The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson/Faber and Faber/ at Bloomsbury House


The Abrupt Physics of Dying - Paul E Hardisty/Orenda Books

Dear Daughter - Elizabeth Little/Vintage Publishing, Penguin Random House/Harvill Secker

Dry Bones in the Valley - Tom Bouman/Faber and Faber

Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng/Little, Brown Book Group

Fourth of July Creek - Smith Henderson/Random House/William Heinemann

The Girl in the Red Coat - Kate Hamer/Faber and Faber

The Killing of Bobbi Lomax - Cal Moriarty/Faber and Faber

The Well - Catherine Chanter/Canongate Books

You - Caroline Kepnes/Simon & Schuster


No Safe House - Linwood Barclay/Orion Publishing Group/Orion Fiction

The Defence - Steve Cavanagh/Orion Publishing Group/Orion Fiction

The Stranger - Harlan Coben/Orion Publishing Group/Orion Fiction

Missing - Sam Hawken/Profile Books/Serpent's Tail

The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins/Transworld Publishers/Doubleday

Nobody Walks - Mick Herron/Soho Crime/ Soho Crime

The White Van - Patrick Hoffman/Atlantic Books Ltd/Grove Press

The Final Minute Simon Kernick/Random House/Century

Runner - Patrick Lee/Penguin/Michael Joseph

The Night The Rich Men Burned - Malcolm Mackay/Pan Macmillan/Mantle

Cop Town - Karin Slaughter/Random House/Century

The Kind Worth Killing - Peter Swanson/Faber and Faber

Heartman - M.P. Wright/Black & White Publishing

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