Thursday, July 20, 2017

Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Festival: Crime Novel of the Year

Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival (Harrogate) announced the Novel of the Year just now. Thanks, Erin Mitchell, for providing live coverage. Such great fun. Almost--almost--like being there!

• Black Widow, by Chris Brookmyre (Little, Brown)

In addition at tonight's Awards ceremony Lee Child received Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award.

Here is the shortlist for Novel of the Year: Crime Novel by British and Irish authors whose novels were published in paperback between May 1, 2016 and April 30,  2017.

• Lie With Me, by Sabine Durrant (Mulholland)
• Out of Bounds, by Val McDermid (Little, Brown)
• Black Widow, by Chris Brookmyre (Little, Brown)
• After You Die, by Eva Dolan (Harvill Secker)
• Real Tigers, by Mick Herron (John Murray)
• Missing, Presumed, by Susie Steiner (Borough Press)

Hat Tip: Erin Mitchell. 

Thanks, Erin, for providing live coverage. How fun!

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