Piece of My Heart Nominated for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award

The longlist was announced today for one of the most prestigious awards in the international crime writing calendar – the 4th Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award, the only literary prize of its kind to be voted for by the general public.

Peter’s 2007 installment in the Inspector Banks series, Piece of My Heart, has been nominated for the coveted Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year Award, which is presented at the Harrogate festival, at which Peter will be present. The award includes cash and a small hand-carved oak beer cask.

This year’s winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year will be annouced at an award ceremony on the opening night of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate on Thursday 17th July.

Readers can vote for their favorite book from 2007 on this page, so cast your votes for Peter’s novel now!