Clare Mackintosh wins 2016 Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Jul22

Clare Mackintosh wins 2016 Old Peculier Crime Nove...

Tonight, it was announced that Clare Mackintosh has been awarded the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for I LET YOU GO.   Clare Mackintosh said: “I first came to Harrogate as an unpublished author so to win this award tonight is a dream come true. I would like to thank my publishers and agent for supporting me, everybody who has read and recommended I Let You Go, and the crime writing community for their endless encouragement.”   The 2016 Award is sponsored by T&R Theakston Ltd and supported by WHSmith and The Radio Times. Clare collected a £3,000 cash prize, as well as a handmade, engraved oak beer cask...

2016  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Shortlist Jun03

2016 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Yea...

The folks behind the fabulously named  Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year have revealed the shortlist for the 2016 award. Now in its twelfth year, the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to crime authors whose novels were published in paperback from 1 May 2015 to 18 April 2016. The 2016 Award is run in partnership with T&R Theakston Ltd, WHSmith, and The Radio Times. The shortlist: TIME OF DEATH by Mark Billingham (Sphere) CAREER OF EVIL by Robert Galbraith (Sphere) TELL NO TALES by Eva Dolan (Harvill Secker) DISCLAIMER by Renee Knight...

Longlist for 2016 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year announced Apr19

Longlist for 2016 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime No...

The folks behind Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival have released the longlist for the 2016 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Below is the press release in full: Giants of the genre are pitted against a clutch of new voices in one of the most prestigious crime writing prizes in the country. Renee Knight’s debut, Disclaimer, has been pitched as the new Gone Girl. The former TV documentary maker spent a decade writing film scripts, with her first novel turned down by every publisher, but persisted to write Disclaimer, whose overseas rights have been sold in 25 countries and to a Hollywood studio. Lisa McInerney The...

Shortlist for Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year announced Jun16

Shortlist for Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel ...

The powers that be have announced the shortlist for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. The award is brought to us by T&R Theakston Ltd, WHSmith, and Radio Times. THE FACTS OF LIFE AND DEATH by Belinda Bauer, Transworld THE AXEMAN’S JAZZ by Ray Celestin, Mantle/ Pan Macmillan 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 The  winner will be decided by the panel of Judges, which this year comprises of Executive Director of T&R Theakston Ltd. and title sponsor Simon...

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Longlist May04

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Lo...

Giants of the genre are pitted against a clutch of new voices in one of the most prestigious crime writing prizes in the U.K. The longlist for the 2015 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award sees stalwarts Ian Rankin, Lee Child and John Harvey in the running. Rankin and Child battle it out, each with their 19th novels in the iconic Rebus and Reacher series. Lee Child’s number one global bestseller Personal takes on Rankin’s Saints of the Shadow Bible, which brought Rebus back from retirement. John Harvey’s Darkness, Darkness could be a swan song for the gong with Resnick’s last case, 25 years after the Detective Inspector’s...