Old Peculier Crimewriting Festival

Jul 18 — Jul 21 2019

2019 marks the fifteenth year of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. The award, run in partnership with Theakston Brewery, WHSmith and The Mail on Sunday, was created to celebrate the very best in crime writing and is open to British and Irish authors whose novels were published in paperback over the previous twelve months.

Crime writing's most coveted accolade, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award returns to highlight the cream of the crop of crime novels.

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Voting opens on Sunday 1st July

Vote for the winner here