Friday, July 01, 2011

Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year 2011 - Shortlist

The shortlist for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year 2011 has just been released. The winner will be announced at Harrogate on 21 July. Read the full press release here.

The shortlist (links are to Euro Crime reviews):

From the Dead, by Mark Billingham (Sphere)

Blood Harvest, by S J Bolton (Corgi Books)

61 Hours, by Lee Child (Bantam Books)

Dark Blood, by Stuart MacBride (Harper Fiction)

The Holy Thief, by William Ryan (Pan Books)

The Anatomy of Ghosts, by Andrew Taylor (Michael Joseph)
The criteria to be selected for the Best Crime Novel of the Year (!) are: "... open to British and Irish authors whose novels were published in paperback between 1st January 2010 and 31st May 2011."

1 comment:

Maxine said...

The one I voted for on the longlist has not made it this far, so I'll go for Blood Harvest out of these (which I hadn't read when the longlist was put up).