Theakston’s Old Peculier Awards History Added

By: Graeme, January 22nd, 2024 8:01 am.

As we continue to enhance our awards section, we have now added the Theakston’s Old Peculier Awards.

That listing covers the winners and nominees of all books for the awards since they began in 2005. If you are a member of Book Notification, each book listed will show your read status beside it.

This is a very prestigious award in the world of UK crime fiction, and each year the Crime Novel of the Year award is given to one author. On top of that, they have now started giving out an award called the Outstanding Contributing to Crime Fiction. Authors such as Ann Cleeves and Sara Paretsky have won that award in the past.

The Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award is more than just a prestigious accolade in the UK crime fiction realm; it’s a celebration of literary excellence that has significantly influenced authors’ careers. Held in conjunction with the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate, this event is a cornerstone of the literary year, drawing together the finest minds in crime fiction.

If you are a fan of crime fiction, be sure to check these awards out as there will be some great books on there for you to read.

The 2024 nominees have not been announced yet, but here were the nominees last year:

Crime Novel of the Year

The winner of the award was M.W. Craven for The Botanist.

We encourage our readers to dive into this rich collection of crime fiction and share their thoughts on these celebrated works. Stay tuned for more exciting updates and features coming soon to our awards section!

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