Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2020
The award that crime fiction fans plan their year around - The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award - is back again, ready to crown a new winner of one of the most distinguished crime-writing prizes in the UK.
This year’s longlist contains established authors and past winners, including Val McDermid, Denise Mina and Lee Child, as well fresh new voices that have caused a stir such as Harriet Tyce and Oyinkan Braithwaite.
Now that the public have voted for their shortlist, the time has come for crime fans to vote for the book we think deserves to be crowned The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2020.
You’ll find the six shortlisted titles below, as well as the rest of the longlist for those looking for a fantastic new crime read. Pick up the full shortlist and don’t forget to head over to the Theakston Crime Award website to submit your vote: Vote Now