Prize-winning books from Hodder & Stoughton publishers

Prize-winners

Prize-winning publications from Hodder & Stoughton


2016

The Lost Imperialist by Andrew Gailey – winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley – winner of the British Book Industry Book of the Year award for “Debut of the Year”
The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley – winner of the Costa Book Award for First Novel
Obits from The Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King – winner of the Edgar Award for Best Short Story
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf – winner of the LA Times Book Award for Science and Technology category
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf – winner of the Costa Book Award for Biography
The Arab of the Future by Riad Sattouf – winner of the LA Times Book Award, Graphic Novel category    
The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney – winner of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction
A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar – winner of the ABCD Award for Best SFF Design

2015

Claire Lorrimer – Romantic Novelists’ Association Outstanding Achievement Award
Golden Son by Pierce Brown – winner of the Good Reads Choice Science Fiction Award
Five Quarters by Rachel Roddy – winner of the Andre Simon award, Food Category
Honey & Co by Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer – winner of the Guild of Food Writers Jeremy Round Award for Best First Book        
Honey & Co by Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer – winner of the Fortnum & Mason Cookery Book Award
A Hundred Pieces of Me by Lucy Dillon – winner of the Romantic Novelists’ Association Contemporary Romantic Novel Award    
Sweet Nothing by Richard Lange – winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger for Apocrypha
Silence of the Sea by Yrsa Sigurdardottir  – winner of the Petrona Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year    
A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar – winner of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered award
The Offering by Grace McCleen – winner of the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered award  
The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley – winner of the BBC Countryfile Award for Country Book of the Year
The New Kitchen Garden by Mark Diacono – winner of the Garden Media Award for Practical Book of the Year
How to Ruin a Queen by Jonathan Beckman – winner of The Society of Authors Somerset Maugham Award        
Acts of Omission by Terry Stiastny – winner of the Paddy Power Political Fiction Book of the Year    
Vanishing Grace by Philip Yancey – winner of the Christian Resources Together Book of the Year award
NIV Audio Bible read by David Suchet – winner of the Christian Resources Together Bible of the Year award
Simplify by Bill Hybel – winner of the Christian Living Book of the Year award
Paradoxology by Krish Kandiah – winner of the Christian Living Reference Book of the Year award

2014

Driving Ambition: My Autobiography by Andrew Strauss - winner of the Wisden Book of the Year
Lexicon by Max Berry - winner of the Alex Award and the Aurealis Award for science-fiction
The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli - winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year, "The Commuter's Read"

2013

The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence - winner of the Richard and Judy Summer Bookclub Read 2013 Amazon Rising Star and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize
The Art of Thinking Clearly - winner of CMI Awards 'The Commuter's Read' Award
The Science of Delusion - winner of the Scientific and Medical Network Science Book of the Year
The Carrier by Sophie Hannah - winner of the Specsavers National Book Award for Crime Novel of the Year 2013
Books to Die For by John Connolly and edited with Declan Burke - winner of the 2013 Agatha, Anthony and the Macavity Awards for Best Crime Non-Fiction
The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman - winner of the Encore Award and chosen as one of the Granta Best of Young British Novelists
The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber - winner of the Desmond Elliot Prize and longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers - winner of the Oxfam Emerging Writer Prize
Seb Coe Autobiography - longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year
Two for Joy - shortlisted for the Romantic Novel Awards
Worthless Men - shortlisted for the East Anglican Book Awards
Unexpected Lessons in Love by Bernadine Bishop - shortlisted for the Costa Fiction Award 2013
What Should We Tell Our Daughters? by Melissa Benn - shortlisted for the Political Book of the Year Awards and the Paddy Power Polemic of the Year Award
Patrick Leigh Fermor - shortlisted for the Runciman Award and the Criticos Prize
The Illicit Happiness of Other People - longlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature
Big Data - shortlisted for the FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year
The Broken Road - shortlisted for Specsavers National Book Awards
When Britain Burned the White House - shortlisted for Political Book of the Year Awards
River of Smoke - longlisted for the Warwick Prize for Writing

2012

The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers - winner of the Guardian First Book Award
Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart - winner of Specsavers National Book Awards Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year
East of the West by Miroslav Penkov - winner of the BBC Short Story Award
Before the Poison by Peter Robinson - winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel and the Golden Crowbar Award
Icelight by Aly Monroe - winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award
Dandy Gilver and the Proper Treatment of Bloodstains by Catriona McPherson - winner of the Sue Feder Macavity Award
Seven Days by Deon Meyer - winner of the Booksellers Choice Award
Low Town: The Straight Razor Cure by Daniel Polansky - winner of the Prix Imaginales Best Foreign Novel
Snake Ropes by Jess Richards - shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award
Patrick Leigh Fermor by Artemis Cooper - shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award
The Girl on the Stairs by Louise Welsh - shortlisted for the Saltire Scottish Book Award
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor - shortlisted for the Priz Imaginales YA Novel Award
Daughter of Siena by Marina Fiorato - shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Association Historical Romantic Novel of the Year
The Trader's Wife by Anna Jacobs shortlisted for the Australian Romantic Novelists Association Book of the Year
The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize
David Mitchell (author of Cloud Atlas and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet) winner of the E.M. Forster Award

2011

Pure by Andrew Miller - winner of the Costa Book of the Year and Costa Novel Award
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell - winner of the Commonwealth Prize for South Asia and Europe, winner of the Walter Scott Prize, shortlisted for Locus Award in Fantasy
The Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes - winner of Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Novel of the Year
Mistaken by Neil Jordan - winner of Irish Novel of the Year
Grace Williams Says it Loud by Emma Henderson - winner of the McKitterick Society of Authors Prize, shortlisted for the Galaxy Book of the Year Award, shortlisted for Orange Prize, and runner-up for the Mind Prize
The Confession by John Grisham - winner of the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
River Town by Peter Hessler - winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Award
Let Not the Waves of the Sea by Simon Stephenson - winner of Saltire Scottish Book Award
Seven Days by Deon Meyer - winner of ATKV Best Suspense
Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer - winner of the Barry Award for Best Thriller, winner of Beoke Award Fanatics Prize
House Rules by Jodi Picoult - winner of German Readers' Choice Award
11.22.63 by Stephen King - winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller
Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beauman - shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize
River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh - shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize
Farundell by L.R. Fredericks - shortlisted for the Authors' Club First Novel Award
Prince by Rory Clements - shortlisted for the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award
Sunset Oasis by Bahaa Taher - shortlisted for the Muslim Writers' Award
Getting Over Mr Right by Chrissie Manby - shortlisted for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comeday Romance
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde - shortlisted for Locus Award for fantasy
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor - shortlisted for Andre Norton Award.
Peter Robinson entered into ITV Crime Thriller Awards International Crime Writing Hall of Fame and shortlisted for the People's Bestseller Dagger
Sara Paretsky named Grand Master by Mystery Writers of America

2010

One Day by David Nicholls - winner of the Galaxy Book of the Year Award and Galaxy Popular Fiction Book Award
A Loyal Spy by Simon Conway - winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger
Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts by Lucy Dillon - winner of RNA Romantic Novel of the Year
The Last Child by John Hart - winner of the Edgar Award
Revenger by Rory Clements - winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award
The Boy Next Door by Irene Sabatini - winner of the Orange Prize for New Writers
Serious Men by Manu Joseph - winner of the Hindu Best Fiction Award, shortlisted for Man Asian Literary Prize
Landfalls by Tim Mackintosh-Smith - winner of the IBN Battuta Prize of Honour by the Arab Centre for Geographical Literature, winner of Oldie Travel Prize
Rivers by Griff Rhys Jones - winner of Travel Book of the Year
A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True by Brigid Pasulka - winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award
Sectioned by John O'Donoghue - winner of the Mind Book of the Year
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult - winner of the Abraham Lincoln Illinois High School Book Award
Devil's Peak by Deon Meyer - winner of Martin Beck Award
Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King - winner of the Bram Stoker Award
Thirteen Hours by Deon Meyer - shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger Award
To Kill a Tsar by Andrew Williams - shortlisted for the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award
Lesley Blanch by Anne Boston - shortlisted for Biographers' Club First Book Award
Wait for Me! by Deborah Devonshire - shortlisted for the British Book Award
Along the Enchanted Way by William Blacker - shortlisted for the Dolman Travel Prize
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell - longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

2009

The Last Child by John Hart - winner of the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger
The Bodies Left Behind
by Jeffery Deaver - winner of International Thriller Writers Association Novel of the Year
Empires of the Indus by Alice Albinia - winner of the Dolman Travel Prize
Duma Key by Stephen King - winner of the Black Quill Award
Just After Sunset by Stephen King - winner of Alex Award
Blood Safari by Deon Meyer - winner of the Krimi Award
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult - winner of New Hampshire Flume Award
The Other Hand by Chris Cleave - shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize for South Asia and Europe
The Interrogator by Andrew Williams - shortlisted for the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award
The Dying Breed by Declan Hughes - nominated for the Edgar Award
The Silent Hour by Michael Koryta - nominated for Shamus Award for Best Hardcover Novel

2008

A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam - winner of the Commonwealth Prize for South Asia and Europe
Down River
by John Hart - winner of the Edgar Award
Me and Mr Darcy by Alexandra Potter - winner of the Jane Austen Regency World Best New Fiction Award
The Secret Life of Words by Henry Hitchings - winner of the John Llewllyn Rhys Award
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh - shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
The Other Hand by Chris Cleave - shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award
Friend of the Devil by Peter Robinson - shortlisted for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award
Hurting Distance by Sophie Hannah - longlisted for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award