Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

The Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award is a crime-fiction award, sponsored by Theakston's Old Peculier. It is awarded annually at Harrogate Crime Writing Festival in the UK, held every July. The winner receives £3000 and a small hand-carved oak beer cask carved by one of Britain's last coopers. Novels eligible are those crime novels published in paperback any time during the… (mehr)

 

Nominierung 2013

Gods and Beasts: A Novel

Alex Morrow #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2013

von Denise Mina

It's the week before Christmas when a lone robber bursts into a busy Glasgow post office carrying an AK-47. An elderly man suddenly hands his young grandson to a stranger and wordlessly helps the gunman fill...


Nominierung 2012

The End of the Wasp Season: A Novel

Alex Morrow #2

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2012

von Denise Mina

When a notorious millionaire banker hangs himself, his death attracts no sympathy. But the legacy of a lifetime of selfishness is widespread, and the carnage most acute among those he ought to be protecting:...


Nominierung 2011

61 Hours: A Jack Reacher Novel

Jack Reacher #14

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2011

von Lee Child

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

 

“Reacher gets better and better. . . . [This is the] craftiest and most highly evolved of Lee Child’s electrifying Reacher books.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times

 

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Nominierung 2010

A Simple Act of Violence

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2010

von R.J. Ellory

The award-winning CIA thriller by "a uniquely gifted, passionate, and powerful writer" (Alan Furst).

R. J. Ellory's latest paperback is his most timely, menacing serial killer novel yet, and a Publishers Weekly...


Nominierung 2009

Death Message

Tom Thorne #7

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2009

von Mark Billingham

Thorne looked at the picture, feeling the pulse quicken at the side of his neck. There were times when he couldn't see what was staring him in the face, but this, for better or worse, was his area of expertise....


Nominierung 2005

Lazybones

Tom Thorne #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2005

von Mark Billingham

The first corpse was found hooded, bound, and naked, kneeling ona bare mattress in a seedy hotel room. This was no ordinary murder but rather the work of a killer driven by something special, somethingspectacular....