Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2020
The votes are in, and we're very excited to congratulate the winner of The Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2020...The Chain by Adrian McKinty
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. Crime readers around the UK have been voting, first to establish a six-book shortlist, and more recently to whittle that shortlist down to just one winner.
You’ll find the full longlist below, including the six shortlisted titles and this year's incredible winner; the perfect starting point for those looking for the best crime books of 2020.