Saturday, August 11, 2012

Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award

The shortlist for the inaugural Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Book of the Year award
• A Foreign Country, by Charles Cumming (Harper Collins)
• Dead Men and Broken Hearts, by Craig Russell (Quercus)
• Gods and Beasts, by Denise Mina (Orion)
• The Lewis Man, by Peter May (Quercus)
• Prague Fatale, by Philip Kerr (Quercus)
• Redemption, by Will Jordan (Random House)

The winner will be announced on Sunday September 16th during Bloody Scotland, where the winner will be presented with a trophy and a cheque for £3,000.
The Award seeks to recognise and reward excellence in Scottish crime writing, first published between 1 August 2011 and 31 July 2012. Over 40 books of fiction and non-fiction were submitted by UK publishers. Eligible books were by writers born in Scotland, by writers living in Scotland, or books set in Scotland.
Bloody Scotland which is Scotland's first International Crime Writing Festival will take place in Stirling September 14-16, 2012.
Congratulations to all.

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