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Former officer beats JK Rowling to book award

Clare Mackintosh spent 12 years with Thames Valley Police.

Clare Mackintosh with her prize

Clare Mackintosh with her prize

Date - 24th July 2016
By - Martin Buhagiar - Police Oracle
Former policewoman Clare Mackintosh has beaten JK Rowling to the Theakstons Old Peculier crime novel of the year award. Harry Potter author Rowling was shortlisted for Career Of Evil, written under her pen name Robert Galbraith, but lost out...
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