Voting is under way in the 12th annual Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.
This year's shortlist in the category for Crime Fiction Book of the Year is:
- There Was a Crooked Man by Cat Hogan
- The Therapy House by Julie Parsons
- One Bad Turn by Sinéad Crowley
- Let the Dead Speak by Jane Casey
- Here and Gone by Haylen Beck
- Can You Keep A Secret? by Karen Perry
The award is sponsored by the Irish Independent. The winners in all categories are decided by an online poll divided between a public vote and a specialist "Academy vote" representing booksellers, librarians, non-shortlisted authors, reviewers, and journalists.
The winners will be announced at the awards dinner in Dublin on Tuesday 28 November 2017.