The winner is going to be announced on the 21st July at a prize-giving ceremony at The Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate.The shortlist is as follows:
- From The Dead by Mark Billingham (Sphere)
- Blood Harvest by SJ 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 HOLY THIEF is the only debut novel and up against some amazing writers, so I’m delighted to have got this far. I’ll be in Harrogate for the ceremony so come and say hello if you’re around.
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