Theakstons Old Peculier Prize

Given by Theakston's Old Peculier

183 Works / 185 Items 144,287 Books 8,014 Reviews ½ 3.8
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 show more 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 previous year.  It is also the only such crime-fiction award in the UK to be voted for partly by the public, in addition to a jury-panel. show less
All, Winner (17), Shortlist (78), Longlist (90)
All, 2023 (1), 2022 (1), 2019 (18), 2018 (18), 2017 (18), 2016 (19), 2015 (20), 2014 (18), 2013 (18), 2012 (7), 2011 (6), 2010 (8), 2009 (14), 2008 (1), 2007 (6), 2006 (6), 2005 (6)

Winner 17

Shortlist 78

Spook Street by Mick Herron2018
Insidious Intent by Val McDermid2018
The Long Drop by Denise Mina2018
A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee2018
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner2018
After You Die by Eva Dolan2017
Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant2017
Real Tigers by Mick Herron2017
Out of Bounds by Val McDermid2017
Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner2017
Time of Death by Mark Billingham2016
Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan2016
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith2016
Disclaimer by Renee Knight2016
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh2016
Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty2016
The Facts of Life and Death by Belinda Bauer2015
The Outcast Dead by Elly Griffiths2015
Someone Else's Skin by Sarah Hilary2015
The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson2015
Entry Island by Peter May2015
The Axeman's Jazz by Julie Smith2015
Dying Fall by Elly Griffiths2014
The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay2014
The Chessmen by Peter May2014
The Red Road by Denise Mina2014
Eleven Days by Stav Sherez2014
Rush of Blood by Mark Billingham2013
Safe House by Chris Ewan2013
The Lewis Man by Peter May2013
Stolen Souls by Stuart Neville2013
A Dark Redemption by Stav Sherez2013
Now You See Me by Sharon Bolton2012
Where the Bodies Are Buried by Christopher Brookmyre2012
The Burning Soul by John Connolly2012
Luther: The Calling by Neil Cross2012
Black Flowers by Steve Mosby2012
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson2012
From the Dead by Mark Billingham2011
Blood Harvest by Sharon Bolton2011
Dark Blood by Stuart MacBride2011
The Holy Thief by William Ryan2011
The Anatomy of Ghosts by Andrew Taylor2011
In the Dark by Mark Billingham2010
The Surrogate by Tania Carver2010
The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths2010
Dead Tomorrow by Peter James2010
Gallows Lane by Brian McGilloway2010
Doors Open by Ian Rankin2010
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith2010
The Accident Man by Tom Cain2009
Bad Luck and Trouble by Lee Child2009
Gone to Ground by John Harvey2009
Ritual by Mo Hayder2009
The Garden of Evil by David Hewson2009
The Price of Butcher's Meat by Reginald Hill2009
The Colour of Blood by Declan Hughes2009
Dead Man's Footsteps by Peter James2009
Broken Skin by Stuart MacBride2009
Beneath the Bleeding by Val McDermid2009
Exit Music by Ian Rankin2009
Friend of the Devil by Peter Robinson2009
Savage Moon by Chris Simms2009
The Dead Place by Stephen Booth2007
All Fun and Games Until Somebody Loses an Eye by Christopher Brookmyre2007
Blood and Honey by Graham Hurley2007
The Death Ship of Dartmouth by Michael Jecks2007
Cold Granite by Stuart MacBride2007
Strange Blood by Lindsay Ashford2006
One Last Breath by Stephen Booth2006
The Coffin Trail by Martin Edwards2006
The Various Haunts of Men by Susan Hill2006
Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin2006
The Murder Exchange by Simon Kernick2005
The Distant Echo by Val McDermid2005
A Question of Blood by Ian Rankin2005
The American Boy by Andrew Taylor2005
Disordered Minds by Minette Walters2005

Longlist 90

Snap by Belinda Bauer2019
Our House by Louise Candlish2019
Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves2019
This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan2019
Take Me In by Sabine Durrant2019
The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths2019
London Rules by Mick Herron2019
Broken Ground by Val McDermid2019
The Quaker by Liam McIlvanney2019
The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry2019
East of Hounslow by Khurrum Rahman2019
Hell Bay by Kate Rhodes2019
Salt Lane by William Shaw2019
The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor2019
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton2019
Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan2019
Changeling by Matt Wesolowski2019
Want You Gone by Christopher Brookmyre2018
The Accident on the A35 by Graeme Macrae Burnet2018
The Midnight Line by Lee Child2018
The Seagull by Ann Cleeves2018
Little Deaths by Emma Flint2018
The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths2018
The Dry by Jane Harper2018
A Death at Fountains Abbey by Antonia Hodgson2018
He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly2018
Sirens by Joseph Knox2018
You Don't Know Me by Imran Mahmood2018
Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin2018
Die of Shame by Mark Billingham2017
Night School by Lee Child2017
Tastes Like Fear by Sarah Hilary2017
The Last Confession of Thomas Hawkins by Antonia Hodgson2017
The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood2017
Coffin Road by Peter May2017
Those We Left Behind by Stuart Neville2017
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin2017
Murderabilia by Craig Robertson2017
The Birdwatcher by William Shaw2017
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware2017
Stasi Wolf by David Young2017
The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves2016
The Ghost Fields by Elly Griffiths2016
Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin2016
The Missing and the Dead by Stuart MacBride2016
Every Night I Dream of Hell by Malcolm Mackay2016
Splinter the Silence by Val McDermid2016
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney2016
The Nightmare Place by Steve Mosby2016
The Final Silence by Stuart Neville2016
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware2016
Death is a Welcome Guest by Louise Welsh2016
Stasi Child by David Young2016
Eeny Meeny by M. J. Arlidge2015
The Ghost Runner by Parker Bilal2015
The Strangler Vine by M. J. Carter2015
The Axeman's Jazz by Ray Celestin2015
Personal by Lee Child2015
The Killing Season by Mason Cross2015
Bryant and May and the Bleeding Heart by Christopher Fowler2015
The Telling Error by Sophie Hannah2015
Darkness, Darkness by John Harvey2015
Disappeared by Anthony Quinn2015
Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin2015
The Farm by Tom Rob Smith2015
A Lovely Way to Burn by Louise Welsh2015
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes2014
The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham2014
Lost (Lacey Flint Novels) by Sharon Bolton2014
A Wanted Man by Lee Child2014
The Honey Guide by Richard Crompton2014
The Cry by Helen Fitzgerald2014
Until You're Mine by Samantha Hayes2014
I Hear the Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty2014
Ratlines by Stuart Neville2014
Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin2014
Children of the Revolution by Peter Robinson2014
Weirdo by Cathi Unsworth2014
The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne2013
Finders Keepers by Belinda Bauer2013
Dead Scared by Sharon Bolton2013
The Affair by Lee Child2013
A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming2013
Not Dead Yet by Peter James2013
Siege by Simon Kernick2013
The Rage (World Noir) by Gene Kerrigan2013
Prague Fatale by Philip Kerr2013
Birthdays for the Dead by Stuart MacBride2013
Dark Winter by David Mark2013
Sacrilege by S. J. Parris2013


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