top of page

The Fingerprint Awards

These are the awards where you, the crime and thriller fan, get to choose the winner.

Every year we will be featuring the best in the genre, as selected by our Advisory Board, from the year before.

 

Voting for this year's Fingerprint Awards is now closed. Thank you to everyone that voted!

The winners will be revealed at our festival on Thursday 31st August 2023 and via our social channels.

 

To toast the winners in person and celebrate with the winners you vote for,

book your tickets to Capital Crime 2023 now!

Crime Novel of the Year.jpg

CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. The Botanist by M W Craven

  2. The It Girl by Ruth Ware

  3. Bleeding Heart Yard by Elly Griffiths

  4. The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell 

  5. The Twist of a Knife by Anthony Horowitz

THRILLER BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. Like a Sister by Kellye Garrett

  2. Do No Harm by Jack Jordan

  3. Truly Darkly Deeply by Victoria Selman

  4. Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister

  5. A Good Day to Die by Amen Alonge 

HISTORICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. The Lost Man of Bombay by Vaseem Khan

  2. The Clockwork Girl by Anna Mazzola

  3. A Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle

  4. Miss Aldridge Regrets by Louise Hare

  5. Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson

GENRE-BUSTING BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. The House of Ashes by Stuart Neville

  2. The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly

  3. The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

  4. Wild and Wicked Things by Francesca May

  5. Suicide Thursday by Will Carver

DEBUT BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. The Maid by Nita Prose

  2. Wahala by Nikki May

  3. That Green-Eyed Girl by Julie Owen-Moylan

  4. A Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle 

  5. Death and the Conjuror by Tom Mead 

AUDIO BOOK OF THE YEAR 
2022

  1. Ink Black Heart by Robert Galbraith; narrated by Robert Glenister

  2. The Skeleton Key by Erin Kelly;
    narrated by Helen Keeley

  3. One Last Secret by Adele Parks;
    narrated by Kristin Atherton

  4. The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett;
    narrated by Thomas Judd

  5. Better the Blood by Michael Bennett; narrated by Miriama McDowell and Richard Te Are

bottom of page