Lee Child, Ian Rankin and Val McDermid longlisted for 2017 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of The Year
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The longlist for the prestigious Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award has been announced.

The award was created to celebrate the very best in crime fiction and is open to UK and Irish crime authors.

A longlist of 18 titles is selected by an academy of crime writing authors, agents, editors, reviewers and members of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival Programming Committee.

2017 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of The Year longlist:

  • Die Of Shame by Mark Billingham
  • Night School by Lee Child
  • Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant
  • Tastes Like Fear by Sarah Hilary
  • The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood
  • Out Of Bounds by Val McDermid
  • Even Dogs In The Wild by Ian Rankin
  • Birdwatcher by William Shaw
  • The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
  • Black Widow by Chris Brookmyre
  • After You Die by Eva Dolan
  • Real Tigers by Mick Herron
  • The Last Confession Of Thomas Hawkins by Antonia Hodgson
  • Coffin Road by Peter May
  • Those We Left Behind by Stuart Neville
  • Murderabilia by Craig Robertson
  • Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner
  • Stasi Wolf by David Young

The shortlist of six titles will be announced on 20 May, after which the award will go to a public vote. The winner will be announced on 20 July on the opening night of the 15th Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate.

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