Saturday, May 17, 2014

CrimeFest Awards

The CrimeFest Awards were announced tonight in Bristol.

Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year: Linda, As in the Linda Murder, by Leif G.W. Persson, translated by Neil Smith (Doubleday)

eDunnit Award for “best crime fiction ebook first published in both hardcopy and in electronic format in the British Isles in 2013”: Norwegian by Night, by Derek B. Miller (Faber and Faber) Goldsboro

Last Laugh Award for“best humorous crime novel first published in the British Isles in 2013: Norwegian by Night, by Derek B. Miller (Faber and Faber) 

Audible Sounds of Crime Award for "best unabridged crime audiobook first published in the UK in 2013 in both printed and audio formats, and available for download from Audible UK”: The Cuckoo’s Calling, by Robert Galbraith, read by Robert Glenister (Hachette Audio)

HT: Ali Karim via The Rap Sheet  and various Tweeters!


vallery said...

Norwegian by NIght-wonderful book and well deserving of an award, but 'funny", that' a stretch.

Toni said...

Norwegian by Night was an excellent, fast moving, murder mystery, which I relished. However, humor? I don't quite remember many yucks.