Andrew Taylor

Crime and Historical Novelist

Awards, Nominations, Accolades


2013
The Scent of Death selected for the ITV3 Crime Thriller Book Club

2013
The Scent of Death awarded the CWA Historical Dagger

2011
The Anatomy of Ghosts shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

2011
The Anatomy of Ghosts shortlisted for the CrimeFest eBook of the Year Award

2010
The Anatomy of Ghosts shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger

2010
The American Boy selected by The Times as one of the Top Ten Crime Novels of the Decade

2009
Bleeding Heart Square awarded the Martin Beck Award for Best Translated Crime Novel by the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

2009 Andrew Taylor awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger of the Crime Writers' Association

2009
Bleeding Heart Square shortlisted for the Barry Award in the US

2008
Bleeding Heart Square shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger

2007
The Roth Trilogy, dramatised as Fallen Angel and starring Charles Dance and Emilia Fox, is shown on ITV

2006
Call The Dying longlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

2005
The American Boy shortlisted for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year

2005
The American Boy (as An Unpardonable Crime, the US title) wins the Audie in the Literary Fiction Category for the audio version read by Sir Derek Jacobi.

2005
The American Boy selected for the Richard and Judy Bookclub

2004
The American Boy shortlisted for the Barry Award in the US

2004 Andrew Taylor shortlisted for the CWA's Dagger in the Library

2004
The Office of the Dead shortlisted for the Martin Beck Award for Best Translated Crime Novel by the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

2003
The American Boy awarded the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger by the Crime Writers' Association

2003
The Judgement of Strangers is shortlisted for the Martin Beck Award for Best Translated Crime Novel by the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

2002
The Four Last Things is shortlisted for the Martin Beck Award for Best Translated Crime Novel by the Swedish Crime Writers' Academy

2001
The Office of the Dead awarded the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger by the Crime Writers' Association

1989
Snapshot shortlisted for the NatWest Children's Book of the Year Award

1985
Our Fathers' Lies shortlisted for the Gold Dagger by the Crime Writers' Association

1983 Edgar Nomination for Caroline Minuscule from the Mystery Writers of America

1982 John Creasey Memorial Award for Best First Crime Novel awarded to
Caroline Minuscule by the Crime Writers' Association