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… (more)

 

2009 selection

Death Message

Tom Thorne #7

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2009

by Mark Billingham

Death Message is the unforgettable new entry in the suspense series featuring Tom Thorne, “the next superstar detective” (Lee Child), from Mark Billingham, one of Britain’s most compelling and talented...


2005 selection

Lazybones

Tom Thorne #3

Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2005

by 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....