Mystery Readers Journal will focus on Crime Fiction set in Scotland. How timely is this announcement of the shortlist of nominees for the Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year award (formerly known as the Deanston Scottish Crime Book of the Year) by the Bloody Scotland convention, to be held in Stirling September 11 - 13:
Paths of the Dead by Lin Anderson (Pan)
DM for Murder by Matt Bendoris (Contraband)
Dead Girl Walking by Chris Brookmyre (Little, Brown)
Thin Air by Ann Cleeves (Macmillan)
The Ghosts of Altona by Craig Russell (Quercus)
Death Is a Welcome Guest by Louise Welsh (John Murray)
The winner will be declared Saturday, September 12, as part of the Bloody Scotland festival program. This year’s prize recipient will receive £1,000 and nationwide promotion in Waterstones bookshops.
HT: The Rap Sheet
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