2009 Last Laugh Award (best humorous crime novel published in the British Isles in 2008): Christopher Fowler for The Victoria Vanishes (Transworld/Doubleday).
Best Abridged Crime Audiobook (Tie): Stieg Larsson for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (reader: Martin Wenner; Quercus) and Ian Rankin for Doors Open (reader: James McPherson; Orion).
Best Unabridged Crime Audiobook: Kate Atkinson for When Will There Be Good News? (reader: Steven Crossley; BBC Audiobooks).
Hat Tip to The Rap Sheet with Hat off to EuroCrime. Everyone is Hatless!
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