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Mukherjee and Mina Shortlisted for Theakstons Award

We are thrilled to announce that A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee and The Long Drop by Denisa Mina have been shortlisted for the Theaksons Crime Novel Award 2018.

The six titles on the shortlist will feature in a six-week promotion in libraries and W H Smith stores. The winner, decided partially by the results of a public vote and also by the deliberation of a judging panel, will be announced at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate on 19th July.

The judges are festival programming chair Lee Child, Nick Johnson of W H Smith, Matt Nixson of The Mail on Sunday, BBC Radio 2 Book Club producer Joe Haddow and Theakston executive director Simon Theakston.

For more information, please see here.

(Agent for Abir Mukherjee: Sam Copeland; Agent for Denise Mina: Peter Robinson)

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