Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards

CAPITAL CRIME ANNOUNCES AMAZON PUBLISHING
READERS’ AWARDS SHORTLISTS

Capital Crime and Amazon Publishing have partnered for a second year to present
innovative new awards that give readers the power to honour their favourite books, films & TV
Capital Crime is pleased to announce the shortlists for the 2020 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards.
The awards are a celebration of the crime and thriller genre and recognise excellence in film and television as well as books. The shortlists were decided by Capital Crime’s advisory
board of authors, industry leaders and reviewers, and readers will have the final say on who
wins in each category.
David Headley, co-founder of Capital Crime said, ‘Capital Crime is all about the readers.
From our Festival to our Book Club we want to focus on continuing our inclusive celebration of the crime and thriller genres. We are here to entertain and engage with fellow fans, and it’s only natural we give readers the ultimate say over who wins our awards.’
Capital Crime’s innovative voting system which gives festival passholders and Capital Crime
Book Club members the ability to decide their favourite books, film and TV series. The
Amazon Publishing Readers’ Awards are decided by real crime and thriller fans.
Adam Hamdy, author and screenwriter, and co-founder of Capital Crime said, ‘Amazon
leads the way in technology innovation and it’s fitting that our awards make use of new
technology to put the power in the hands of crime and thriller fans. Get involved, become
part of the Capital Crime community, and have your say.’
Capital Crime festival pass holders and Capital Crime Book Club subscribers will be able to
vote for the winner in each category from today until 11th October.
Jose Chapa, Director, EU Books, at Amazon said: ‘We at Amazon Publishing are delighted
that readers have shortlisted such a vibrant, diverse range of authors across so many
categories for this year’s awards. It’s a testament to the fantastic quality of books on offer to readers in the crime and thriller genre this year, and it’s particularly inspiring to see so many up-and-coming authors featured.’
The winners of the awards will be announced at 6:30pm on Tuesday 13th October.

The 2020 Amazon Publishing Readers’ Award Nominees are:


CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR
Find Them Dead by Peter James
Your House Will Pay by Steph Cha
Bryant & May – Oranges and Lemons by Christopher Fowler
Without A Trace by Mari Hannah
Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

DEBUT BOOK OF THE YEAR
Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi
The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Björg Ægisdottir
Black Sun by Owen Matthews
A Shadow on the Lens by Sam Hurcom
The Wreckage by Robin Morgan Bentley


THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR
The Split by Sharon Bolton
Witchfinder by Andrew Wilson
Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton
Knife Edge by Simon Mayo
All Fall Down by MJ Arlidge


MYSTERY BOOK OF THE YEAR
Rules for Perfect Murder by Peter Swanson
The Mist by Ragnar Jónasson
The House Guest by Mark Edwards
Island of Secrets by Rachel Rhys
The Holdout by Graham Moore


E-BOOK OF THE YEAR
Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks
Strangers by C L Taylor
Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee
The Less Dead by Denise Mina
Remember Me by Amy McLellan


AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR
The Guest List by Lucy Foley
If It Bleeds by Stephen King
Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee
The Dance of the Serpents by Oscar Muriel
Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz


INDEPENDENT VOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR
Beast by Matt Wesolowski
The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda
Little Siberia by Antti Tuomainen
The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Bjorg Ægisdóttir
A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone


CRIME MOVIE OF THE YEAR
Knives Out
Joker
Uncut Gems
Parasite
Queen & Slim

Ægisdottir Black Sun by Owen Matthews A Shadow on the Lens by Sam Hurcom The Wreckage by Robin Morgan Bentley THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR The Split by Sharon Bolton Witchfinder by Andrew Wilson Three Hours by Rosamund Lupton Knife Edge by Simon Mayo All Fall Down by MJ Arlidge MYSTERY BOOK OF THE YEAR Rules for Perfect Murder by Peter Swanson The Mist by Ragnar Jónasson The House Guest by Mark Edwards Island of Secrets by Rachel Rhys The Holdout by Graham Moore E-BOOK OF THE YEAR Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks Strangers by C L Taylor Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee The Less Dead by Denise Mina Remember Me by Amy McLellan AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR The Guest List by Lucy Foley If It Bleeds by Stephen King Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee The Dance of the Serpents by Oscar Muriel Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz INDEPENDENT VOICE BOOK OF THE YEAR Beast by Matt Wesolowski The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda Little Siberia by Antti Tuomainen The Creak on the Stairs by Eva Bjorg Ægisdóttir A Dark Matter by Doug Johnstone CRIME MOVIE OF THE YEAR Knives Out Joker Uncut Gems Parasite Queen & Slim

CRIME TV SHOW OF THE YEAR
The Stranger
I May Destroy You
Giri/Haji
Quiz
The Liar (Season 2)

Some fantastic books there.

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